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Black Mageweave set

Orc female in battle armor

Female armor tends to cover less than does male armor. While this is clearly not for defense, it makes the boys come to the yard. Many players with male avatars have complained that they aren't getting fair treatment, but some enterprising and imaginative artists have proposed changes to level the playing field.

Chest items

Item Required level
[Adamantite Breastplate] 67
[Andrethan's Masterwork] 67
[Armor of Shifting Shadows] 80
[Azure Silk Vest] 25
[Carapace of Anub'shiah] 50
[Carapace of Tuten'kash] 40
[Champion's Deathdealer Breastplate] Heirloom
[Conqueror's Aegis Breastplate] 80
[Energized Chestplate] 54
[Gilded Crimson Chestplate]
[Green Whelp Armor] 30
[Hydralick Armor] 49
[Ironspine's Ribcage] 30
[Jouster's Chestplate] 40
[Murkblood Avenger's Chestplate]
[Nether Protector's Chest] (Horde only)
[Raptor Hide Harness] 28
[Redemption Tunic] 60
[Robes of Insight] 60
[Robes of the Battleguard] 60
[Robes of the Guardian Saint] 60
[Robes of the Triumvirate] 60
[Saronite War Plate] (Death knight only)
[Scarlet Sin'dorei Robes] 70
[Valorous Dreadnaught Battleplate] & [Breastplate] 80
[Vestments of the Shifting Sands] 60
[Warrior's Embrace] 49
[Watcher's Tunic]
[Ymirjar Lord's Breastplate] 80

Leg items

Item Required level
[Abyssal Cloth Pants] 57
[Cindercloth Pants] 51
[Cloudkeeper Legplates]
[Dual Reinforced Leggings] 57
[Elemental Rockridge Leggings] 48
Firemane Leggings 34
[Leggings of Concentrated Darkness] 60
[Metro's Slimming Legs]
[Murkblood Avenger's Legplates]
[Pants of the Naaru]
[Captain's Leggings] 38
[Wanderer's Stitched Trousers]
[War Paint Legguards] 14


Item Level range
Black Mageweave collection 36-41


Males In female armor

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This is how Warcraft male characters, leaders and NPCs might look in female armor:


Not so silly section
  • Many people see this as mere fanservice, while others see it as just following game industry cultural norms which is designed to appeal to teenage boys.[citation needed] Unfortunately, even WoWWiki has been victimized by this normal perspective and has been called out for it.[1] There is little practical value in many of the revealing features in female armor. Fortunately, there has been some evidence this situation may be improving.[2]


  1. ^ Becky Chambers 2012-04-10. For Anyone Still Wondering, Yes, Women Can Wear Full Armor, Too.
  2. ^ Becky Chambers 2012-05-22. Well, At Least the Gameplay is Fun: Gender and Storytelling in Diablo III. “Considering how the female armor models in World of Warcraft have been steadily improving...”

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