How do I get animated armor and weapons?

84 Human Warrior
2020
So I have been playing for a little while, and see toons with fire coming off there armor and there weapons are glowing and dripping stuff off of them. I just want to know how do I get my armor, and weapons to do that. I did get a staff that had petals falling from it, but that is the only thing I have ever got from a quest. Do you take your stuff to someone to make it do that, or is it one of the profession that you can use to make this happen. If it is can you give soulbound items to someone to do it fore you. Thanks for any help you can give me.
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Often there will be enchants that do that. There are also weapons that have some animations and some armor does as well. Generally the enchants will be the easiest to identify though. Stuff like landslide or power torrent.
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90 Night Elf Rogue
5280
Some of those are probably from enchants but some are just the natural effects of the armor/weapons.

For example there's a lowbie sword you get in duskwood that glows red naturally.
Also my Fiery Prod I have equipped on Avanna here (though it doesn't look like it in the armory) glows red too. This page has a nice screenshot of it:

http://www.wowhead.com/item=37076

Each type of enchant also has an accompanying visual effect too. Some (in addition to the stats they add) will make your item glow red, green, blue, have leaves falling off of it, etc.

While the various visual effects are quite neat (unless you plan to JUST use them for RP or transmogg purposes) your main focus when choosing items and enhancements should be always what stats they provide and are those stats appropriate for your class, spec, and level.
Edited by Avanna on 2/27/2012 9:33 PM PST
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Now that I remember,

Stuff like the tier 13 mage shoulders have an animation.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJVU1IwTX3Y

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60 Orc Death Knight
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There's not a whole lot of plate armor with active animations like the mage t13, but there are a decent amount that have misty glows on the shoulder or helm. I suppose Blizzard thought it was enough that lots of plate sets look freakin scary.

There are a few weapons that have their own animations the first two that come to mind are Dark Edge of Insanity which blinks, and Peacekeeper Blade which saws back and forth.

You can use the transmogrification tool to change the appearance of armor and weapons if the item whose image you want corresponds to the type of weapon/armor that you are wearing.
Edited by Ugachaka on 2/27/2012 10:36 PM PST
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90 Blood Elf Mage
8840
Wait.......why is a level 84 asking this question????
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02/28/2012 08:16 AMPosted by Buckette
Wait.......why is a level 84 asking this question????


Why not?
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02/28/2012 08:16 AMPosted by Buckette
Wait.......why is a level 84 asking this question????


Why are you asking this question?
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Because not everyone knows everything about the game?


OT: Blade of Wizardry <3

This lists which enchants provide which glows/effects:
http://www.wowpedia.org/Weapon_glow
Edited by Jakjak on 2/28/2012 8:33 AM PST
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Now that I remember,

Stuff like the tier 13 mage shoulders have an animation.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJVU1IwTX3Y

I think Warlock Tier 6 wins this.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=I96_Ukzvg_s#t=86s
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90 Human Death Knight
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Love your answer Jakjak as I am one how is looking for the same answer. I want glowing shoulders!
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90 Troll Priest
5750
Love your answer Jakjak as I am one how is looking for the same answer. I want glowing shoulders!


While it's great that you found your answer please don't bump old threads. If you have your own question then make a new thread.
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