For the Shadowlands item, see  [Orb of Deception].
  • Orb of Deception
  • Binds when equipped
  • Toy
  • Use: Adds this toy to your Toy Box.

    Transforms caster to look like a member of the opposing faction for 5 min. (30 Min Cooldown)

The Orb of Deception is a rare toy used to change the model of the player's avatar into a model of one of the races belonging to the other faction.


This item is a world drop, but also drops from all high end pre-Burning Crusade instances such as Blackwing Lair, Molten Core, Stratholme, and Scholomance. In all cases, the drop chance is extremely low, and is no more than 1%-2% from instance bosses and trash mobs.


The effect lasts for 5 minutes, and it has a 30 minute cooldown.

The animations and emotes will all conform to the temporary race - including jokes.

The "opposite" races are as follows:

Patch changes

  • Legion Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): Now lets the character retain features like armor that's worn when transforming.
  • Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): Added to the Toy Box. No longer a trinket.
  • WoW Icon update.png Patch 1.7.0 (2005-09-13): Changing stances no longer removes the Orb of Deception effect.

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