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Each Transformation acts as one MYO slot that allow you to design a new character. These slots do not cost real money to use but have in-game costs and restrictions. Transformations you unlock can only be used by esk you currently own, Slots cannot be given to other players to redeem with their esk; you must have one of your own characters perform your Transformations. You are required to familiarize yourself with the esk species guide before creating new esk.

Long Sprout Earning your Transformations

Unlocks your first MYO

Unlocks your second MYO
Nature Spirit
4000AP  unlocks third MYO then additional MYOs for every additional 1000AP earned.

Long Sprout Determining the biome and boundary

If you are using a normal esk
You will only be able to create a new esk with the same or overlapping/adjacent boundary and the same biome as its creator. If you want a boundary far from your original esk's, you must use multiple Transformations to gradually move towards your goal or receive a Transformation performed by someone with a boundary closer to your goal.

If you are using an Abnormal
You will be able to create an esk with any boundary or biome, it does not need to be the same as its creator. Lore-wise, this Transformation still needs to take place in the boundary and biome that will be assigned to the new esk.

Sprout 2 The biome of the new esk is always determined by the location where the Transformation takes place.

If you are using a normal esk to do a Transformation then the resulting MYO must have the same biome as the creator and an appropriate boundary within that biome. If you are using an Abnormal to do a Transformation then the resulting MYO can have any biome you like.

Long Sprout Gifting and swapping Transformations

You can use your Transformation to give a MYO slot to another player
You will need to make sure we receive their MYO information with your request either by including it in your comment or having them reply. You are welcome to gift the MYOs you generate to anyone in the group and you can also raffle them off to players as long as there is no entry fee (this includes requiring payment, bartering, artwork, etc). Please submit Transformation raffles to the Advertisements folder. You can only raffle off Transformation slots that you have already earned, not future slots. Please use TF raffling in an altruistic manner to share with the community and not for personal gain, thank you!

You can swap Transformations with another player
This is helpful if you are trying to get into a new biome or boundary. If you do a Transformation swap with another player you will both give the MYOs you generate with your esk to each other. Trading Transformations cannot include money or non-esk adoptables, attempting to make players pay for Transformations is not permitted. These MYOs are a free reward for group participation and they will continue to remain free to all players.

You can swap Transformations for existing esk characters
You can now trade a Transformation slot to a player in exchange for an existing esk character. These swaps can only involve esk characters that are in the Esk-Masterlist, non-TWWM adoptables or esk that are not yet in the masterlist cannot be swapped for Transformations.


Each time you create a new MYO it will use up a Transformation slot and cost your esk some of their GP. If you want to create more esk you will have to continue playing the game until you unlock your next Transformation MYO. When creating a new esk their previous form must be either an animal or a human. 

Sprout 2 Your esk must have enough Growth Points in order to perform Transformations.

Esk spend their own GP in order to do the Transformation, you cannot have another player pay the GP on your behalf. The only way someone can help you raise enough GP is by making art or writing of your character. 

Long Sprout Transformation tiers



Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! common traits
Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! single nature feature that is the same species/type as its creator.



Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! common traits
Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! any single nature feature



Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! up to five uncommon traits
Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! any two nature features  



Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! unlimited uncommon traits
Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! unlimited nature features



Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! unlimited uncommon traits
Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! up to three rare traits
Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! unlimited nature features   



Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! unlimited uncommon traits
Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! unlimited rare traits
Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! unlimited nature features
note: modifications such as familiars, accessories, and enchantments are not included in transformations and need to be purchased separately using the Energy Exchange. These changes in manifestation represent the growth of the esk over time; once your character earns growth points they will be able to begin expanding their form and abilities.

 Elemental integration

All newly created esk manifest nature features in resonance with the location of their boundary, but certain esk may also resonate strongly with other forms of nature such as fire, water, air, and other elements. These powerful manifestations consume more energy from the creator during transformation.

Sprout 2 Players at Tree level (2500AP) or higher can integrate an elemental power into their Transformation.

Elemental power can affect the appearance of an esk holistically, please read the elementals guide before creating your MYO design.

Add Elemental Power

+200GP to the Transformation tier cost

Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! Add the extra GP cost to your total to include the elemental trait in the new MYO.
Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! MYO must clearly display the elemental power in their design.
Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! You can only include one elemental power during Transformation. If you wish to add additional elements to an esk you may do so later on using the Energy Exchange. 


Abnormal Transformations are special and are only available to players at the Nature Spirit level or higher because the resulting MYOs have access to all traits, including special mutations, and have a wider range of abilities in the game. You do not have to use an Abnormal to create a new Abnormal, any esk can do this type of Transformation. When creating an Abnormal from scratch you must have their original form be an object, plant, mineral, fungi, or other non-animal/human form. Please read the Abnormal MYO design guide before redesigning esk into Abnormals.

Sprout 2 Abnormal Transformations let you redesign an existing character.

If you want to add mutations and Abnormal abilities to an existing esk you can do so by using your Abnormal Transformation to convert them into an Abnormal. 
When you convert an esk to an Abnormal you must make a change to either their origin (turn a trespasser into a traveler or vice versa) or to their boundary and biome. Change the origin, change the biome, or both! Changing the boundary is optional depending on the circumstances.

Long Sprout Abnormal Transformation tier



Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! unlimited uncommon traits
Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! unlimited rare traits
Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! unlimited mutations 
Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! unlimited nature features
Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! and includes traits that are derived from their previous form (ex: if they were an object, then you can include elements of that object in their design without having to add an accessory modification) 
Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! if you are doing an Abnormal Transformation on an existing esk you are allowed to change aspects of their ID info including their origin, nature, boundary, biome, and size.

Sprout 2 Esk cannot transform themselves!

You must work with another player if you want to do an Abnormal Transformation on an esk you already own, or if you have multiple esk you can use one to transform the other.

Sprout 2 Abnormals created "from scratch" do not need a secondary origin

If you create a new Abnormal (not re-transforming an esk) you can give them the "Abnormal" origin without having to make them a Traveler or Trespasser. Adding the secondary origin to make them Abnormal Traveler or Abnormal Trespasser is optional.
Esk that are re-transformed into Abnormals must have a secondary origin — they cannot simply be "Abnormal" they must be Abnormal Traveler or Abnormal Trespasser.


Every time an esk performs a Transformation they receive a gift from the Earth. You can add these rewards to your esk's design as nature features. If you do not want to add any of these to your esk's design you may also simply have your esk keep them as collectibles, for example: instead of claiming a crystal as a nature feature you can just add a crystal to a collection of trinkets. Any Transformation rewards you earn here will be listed in the Esk-Masterlist under "unique traits." Transformation rewards do not count as accessories and will not receive scoring for it. Certain rewards are only available to players who use their Transformations to gift or raffle their MYOs to other players without being part of a swap. For every transformation your esk preforms, you may choose from one of the below rewards to add to your esk's design or to keep as a trinket. 

Long Sprout Reward options


Performing Transformations is the only way to obtain crystal nature features for your esk

Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! crystals can be in typical crystal shapes.
Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! they may also be in unnatural shapes like hearts, spheres, or gems.
Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! there is no other way to obtain crystalline forms in the game, so this is a special opportunity! 
Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! it must be added as a single crystal or cluster of crystals and not cover large areas of the body.
Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! crystals are the only nature feature that an esk can carry outside of their biome, this perk does not apply to the other rewards listed here.

Normal minerals and rocks

These can also be obtained in the EE, but you do have the option of earning them here

Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! you can choose any sort of mineral or rock you like.
Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! it can be in any rough, natural, rocky shape, or unnatural, like carved shapes or spheres.
Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! it can be as large or small on the esk's body as you like.

Special rewards

These features are normally only available as mutations, but you are able to earn them here if you are doing your Transformation to give a MYO to someone else without being part of a swap.

Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! amber with or without preserved specimens inside
Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! fossils
Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! animal's nests in trees (these may need to be reviewed on a case by case basis, please feel free to note ahead of time if you wish!)   examples: birds, squirrels, wasps, spiders, etc.
Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! pearls
Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! bones
Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! feathers
Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! coral (non-living specimen)
Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! sea shell
Dot Bullet (Lime Green) - F2U! it must be added as a single unit or cluster and not cover large areas of the body. These rewards cannot be used to replicate Abnormal mutations like horns or wings!

Sprout 2 by garden-corvidae You must include a description or some visual material when claiming your Transformation reward.

Photos of rocks and crystals were accepted in the past, but from now on we would prefer it if you could submit a mock-up of how the reward will be added to your character design. If you do not wish to add it to the design and would rather keep it as a collectible trinket you can skip this requirement and indicate that you are not adding anything to the esk's design.


Please fill out the form below completely and comment below. If your MYO is for another player you must also provide their MYO information or have them comment in the thread with the filled out ID form. Staff cannot review your Transformation until all of the required information is provided! We will reply to your comment to redeem your Transformation slot and then either provide the MYO ID information to you or reply to the MYO recipient directly if the MYO is for another player. If your Transformation request needs any adjustments we will provide specific, constructive advice to help you revise it.

New Growth Button by dualscepters Sprout 2 by garden-corvidae IMPORTANT!
Please make sure to provide a sketch that displays the ideas and rough concept for your esk design and get a first approval by us before creating or commissioning a masterlist ready image. While we do need to see the final image to fully approve the design, this will help avoid unnecessary inconveniences, because there is always a chance that we might have to ask you to change or adjust parts of your design and we would prefer to do so when it is still in sketch phase. We hope that this measure will help to prevent uncomfortable situations for your or your commissioned artist and will aid in creating a smooth and fast approval process.
Thank you very much!

Please use the following form in your comment:

Forms have been removed as this journal is closed 
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MYOs are reviewed based on the species guide as well as on whether they are compatible with the TWWM world. Designs that overly resemble normal-looking animal species or other original species, or designs that do not seem genre-appropriate, may require design alterations. This will be determined on a case-by-case basis, and we are happy to work closely with designers to come up with an esk that both parties are pleased with. Please send the team a group note if you have any questions.

New Growth Button by dualscepters Sprout 2 by garden-corvidae Going forward, transformation requests will be approved even if MYO information has not been posted yet (usually in cases of gifts and swaps).

This means that TF slots and GP will be deducted even if the recipient needs extra time to post the MYO info, ensuring that the person performing the transformation does not have to track slots and GP in 'limbo'. The design of TF rewards will also be approved at this time - however, the reward is not official (cannot be added to a design or Spirit Renewal) until the MYO info is approved - this remains the same as our current system.
In cases where the slot tier is reduced or the TF is canceled entirely, the player performing the transformation will be refunded accordingly.

Sprout 2 by garden-corvidae Once your esk is in the masterlist it is official and you can start using them in the game!

Please do not jump ahead and create their character tracker or do artwork of them until they are in the Esk-Masterlist, thank you!

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