Keelhaul at Disenchanting Azeroth: The goal of my evaluations is to determine just how much visual parity there is among weaponry in the World of Warcraft, and where the niches lie that players can leverage as a means to visually differentiate themselves from their peers with Transmogrification.
The chart [...] represents every Epic, Rare and Uncommon Polearm model currently eligible for transmogrification - including those only eligible for transmogrification by the original Grand Marshals and High Warlords. For a larger view with dynamic links check out this Map Key where you can scan and link directly to WoWhead model by model.
- It feels a little thin, but I suppose that’s to be expected. If you consider a number of the other reviews I’ve conducted here at Disenchanting Azeroth, the sheer number of models existing in game for swords, daggers, staves, etc. seem to dwarf that of Polearms here. That said I suppose it makes sense because we’re really only talking a few classes that would equip one. It will be interesting to see how this landscape changes come Mists of Pandaria (MoP).
- Wrath and Cataclysm pumped up the volume. That’s a pretty fair increase in model design after the Burning Crusade, which is really interesting to see. Typically in other reviews we’ve seen a bit of a drop after the Burning Crusade because there was such a surge of new models in 2.0. Here we see the opposite, where Polarms were actually a bit thin in TBC (though some truly standout models were born) but they grew significantly as a category in Wrath and that growth was sustained through Cataclysm. . . . Read full article
This transmog resource is included in the Wow Hunters Hall guide to hunter transmogs: Hunter Transmogrification Guides & Resources.