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This article is a guide to changing appearances with the use of items and spells.

ArakkoaEdit

BasiliskEdit

  • Eating [Magic Eater], which can only be fished up from the sewers of Dalaran, has a small chance to turn you into a basilisk for 60 seconds. This effect also prevents spell casting.

BatEdit

Only able to transform into a bat during Hallow's End.

  • Trick or treating with Innkeepers gives you a chance to get "Trick," transforming you into a bat for 1 hour.
  • [Hallowed Wand - Bat] allows you to turn a party member into a bat (100% chance).
  • [Hallowed Wand - Random] allows you to turn a party member into a bat (14% chance).

Blood ElfEdit

Draenei-only

Engineers-only

BrokenEdit

CatEdit

Alliance-only

CrabEdit

Midsummer Fire Festival time-only

CrittersEdit

CowCarrion grubGiraffeHouse CatSquirrel
  • Eating [Magic Eater], which can only be fished up from the sewers of Dalaran, has a small chance to turn you into a roach for 45 seconds. This effect also prevents spell casting.
  • You have a chance to be randomly sheeped while in Dalaran by Minigob Manabonk <The Mischievous Mage>. Which a sometime later you get an item in the mail from him, the [The Mischief Maker], which can then be used on someone else. Only usable in Dalaran, this lasts 30 seconds or until canceled.

Horde-only

SnakeChickenFrog

PvP/Duel-only

  • Mages can polymorph another player into a:
SheepPigTurtleBlack CatPenguinRabbit

Noblegarden time-only

  • Looting Brightly Colored Eggs during the event has a chance to turn you into a pink rabbit for 60 minutes. Prevents spell casting and will break with damage.
  • The item [Blossoming Branch] can also be used on players in your party to transform them into a white rabbit for 60 minutes. Prevents spell casting and will break with damage.

Hallow's End time-only

  • Trick or treating with Innkeepers, you have a chance to get "Trick", transforming you into a: (Lasts for only 30 seconds)
House catFrogMini-DiabloSnakeWorm

Pilgrim's Bounty time-only

  • The item [Turkey Shooter] will transform any player target into a turkey. Lasts up to 60 minutes. Most actions will cancel the effect.

Engineers-only

CrowEdit

DraeneiEdit

  • Using the item [Orb of Deception] a blood elf can transform into a draenei, for a limited time (5 minutes).
  • Using [Overseer Disguise], that is created with 5 [Costume Scraps] (drop off mobs around Blackwing Coven), will turn you into a draenei for 3 mins. Only usable in Blackwing Coven, any action will destroy the disguise. WARNING: Do not use disguise while in an animal form, druids, as the item will be used and canceled at the same time.

Engineers-only

Dragon whelpEdit

Druid FormsEdit

See forms for information.

BearCheetahCrowLionLynxMoonkinSea LionTreant

DwarfEdit

  • Using the item [Orb of Deception] a troll can transform into a dwarf, for a limited time (5 minutes).

Engineers-only

Dark IronEdit

IronEdit

FishEdit

FurbolgEdit

Alliance-Only

    • This item and related quest were removed in Cataclysm-Logo-Small Cataclysm, so the rod is not available to players who have not already acquired it.

GhostEdit

  • Will become a ghost when you die and release (not including night elves).
  • During the quest Neutral 15 [52] Meet at the Grave you can use the item [Videre Elixir] to kill yourself, thus transforming into a ghost.
  • Drinking [Ethereal Oil] will give you a ghostly effect for 5 minutes.

The following only available during Hallow's End:

GnomeEdit

  • Using the item [Orb of Deception] a tauren can transform into a gnome, for a limited time (5 minutes).
  • During the Feast of Winter Veil devices outside all major cities will transform you into a Winter Veil elf (gnome).
  • [Narain's Turban] transforms one into Narain Soothfancy, but works only in Winterspring. It is one of the provided objects for the quest Official alliance mini-icon [60G] Decoy!.
  • Drinking lots of [Pygmy Oil] turns anyone into a female voodoo gnome.
  • Using the item [Gnomeregan Pride] an Alliance player can take the look of a Gnomeregan warrior for 30 minutes. Most actions can be performed, however may hinder a few things that don't allow a "shapeshift form" (such as the Goblin Rocket Pack). It has a 4 hour cooldown.

Engineers-only

LeperEdit

GoblinEdit

Only available during Hallow's End:

  • Trick or treating with Innkeepers you have a chance to get "Trick", transforming you into a goblin for 1 hour.
  • [Hallowed Wand - Random], allows you to turn a party member into a goblin.

GorillaEdit

  • Using [Super Simian Sphere] transforms you into a gorilla. It is a world drop from WotLK raids, heroic instances, Storm Peaks, or Icecrown. The trinket has a 5 minute effect and a 1 hour cooldown.

HumanEdit

Deviateeffects

Death knights only.

  • After accepting the quest A Meeting With Fate you'll be turned into a human member of the Scarlet Crusade, along with your deathcharger into a Swift Brown Steed. Completing the quest will remove this disguise, or if you go beyond the town it will be removed, but reapplied as soon as you reenter the town.

NinjaEdit

PirateEdit

KoboldEdit

Kobold

Engineers-only

MageEdit

Horde-only

MurlocEdit

  • Using the item [Murloc Costume] will allow you to wear a murloc costume. Only way to have this was to have gone to Blizzcon '07. Disguise is removed when mostly any action is taken.
  • During the quest Neutral 15 [72] Surrender... Not! you are provided with Inv misc head murloc 01 [King Mrgl-Mrgl's Spare Suit] which will allow you to wear a murloc costume similar to that available from Blizzcon '07. However, this murloc costume carries a white flag of truce, instead of a Blizzcon flag.

Engineers-only

NagaEdit

Night ElfEdit

  • Using the item [Orb of Deception] an undead forsaken can transform into a night elf, for a limited time (5 minutes).

Engineers-only

ObjectEdit

CrateEdit

Box o' Tricks

HerbEdit

  • Using the [Lifegiving Seed] will change your character into a random herb model and put them in a stunned state (no movement or shapeshifting). Can't be used in combat. [Herbouflage] stays until you manually cancel it by right-clicking buff icon.

Plant Edit

Alliance-only

SandfernEdit

TreeEdit

Alliance-only

OrcEdit

  • Using the item [Orb of Deception] a human can transform into an orc, for a limited time (5 minutes).
  • During the quest Neutral 15 [65] Who Are They? you'll be transformed into an orc to gain information. Performing any action (other than talking), or leaving the immediate vicinity, will break the disguise. Shadowy Hunters will also be able to see through the disguise.

Alliance-only

Engineers-only

Fel OrcEdit

OgreEdit

  • The crafted [Gordok Ogre Suit] allows you to become an ogre for 10 minutes. It can be used anywhere, but only once.

Engineers-only

Horde-only

Scarlet Crusade Edit

Horde-only

    • Quest, and therefore chest with item, appears to have been removed in Patch 4.0.1.

SkeletonEdit

The following only available during Hallow's End:

SnowmanEdit

  • Using the item [Winter Veil Disguise Kit] along with a [Snowball] will transform you into a snowman. You won't be able to move, but the form lasts indefinitely, until the buff is canceled.

TaunkaEdit

TaurenEdit

  • Using the item [Orb of Deception] a gnome can transform into a tauren, for a limited time (5 minutes).

Engineers-only

TigonEdit

TrollEdit

  • Using the item [Orb of Deception] a dwarf can transform into a troll, for a limited time (5 minutes).
  • Using the item [Darkspear Pride] a Horde player can take the look of a Darkspear warrior for 30 minutes. Most actions can be performed, however may hinder a few things that don't allow a "shapeshift form" (such as the Goblin Rocket Pack). It has a 4 hour cooldown.

Engineers-only

TuskarrEdit

  • Using [Underbelly Elixir] has a chance to change you into a half naked tuskarr, this will also increase your fishing skill by 50. Last for 10 minutes and only works while in Dalaran.

Twilight's Hammer clan Edit

UndeadEdit

  • Using the item [Orb of Deception] a night elf can transform into an undead forsaken, for a limited time (5 minutes).
  • In the Lost Fleet, cursed sailors and marines can cast the debuff Curse of the Eye, which reduces physical damage by 8, and slows spell-casting by 20%, and transforms you into a transparent Undead for 2 minutes.

Day of the Dead time-only

  • Performing a /dance with Catrina‎ will transform you into an undead for 12 hours.

VrykulEdit

FrostEdit

WaspEdit

  • Using [Underbelly Elixir] has a chance to change you into a slow flying wasp, not just hovering but actually flying around like if on a flying mount. Will only happen so long as you're in the Dalaran sewers. Last for 10 minutes.

WispEdit

  • Eating [Magic Eater], which can only be fished up from the sewers of Dalaran, has a small chance to turn you into a wisp for 60 seconds. This effect also prevents spell casting.
  • Night elves turn into one when they die and release.
  • Trick or treating with Innkeepers (during Hallow's End), you have a chance to get "Trick", transforming you into a wisp for 1 hour.
  • [Hallowed Wand - Wisp], allows you to turn a party member into a wisp (100% chance).
  • [Hallowed Wand - Random], allows you to turn a party member into a wisp (14% chance).

WolfEdit

  • Using [Rituals of the New Moon] allows you to change into either a giant White Wolf, Black Wolf, Grey Wolf or Red Wolf for 2 minutes. This can be used anywhere. This form is canceled if the book is removed from your off-hand slot. You cannot attack or cast spells in this form.
  • A Ghost Wolf form is available to shamans only.

WolvarEdit

WorgEdit

WorgenEdit

Worgen transformation

Northrend Worgen transformation


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