Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Becoming a Master Merchant - World of Warcraft

Okay, I'm probably going to nerf the hell out of my strategy but I've been milking it enough I
guess. :-) This takes what other people have said to a new level.

I have 6 characters so this is pretty easy for me. I have one character that just sits in front of
the bank in Ironforge, which of course is right across from the auctionhouse and has a handy
mailbox nearby.

Remember all of those supply vendors you pass by? Well look at their inventory and always
check the last page. There's usually some limited supply recipes that you can buy. The ones
that are in weird places are even better. The goblin in moonbrook sells rage potion recipes,
there are 2 goblins in duskwood, the one on raven hill sells shadow oil recipes and the one on
the road north out of duskwood sells goblin jumper cables. All of these recipes sell for 200-
1000% profit in the auction house.

My biggest secret? I buy 5 different tuxedo patterns from the tailor in ironforge for around 40s
each and turn around and sell them in the auction house for 2g or more! There are also 2
thorium recipes off of the engineer supplier in the gnome area that sells for pretty good. People
are just lazy or don't know that vendors sell these recipes. Keep in mind they're all limited sell
so if a recipe isn't there check back in 20 minutes.

I also have a night elf druid and when she good her port to moonvale i was in heaven. Port over
to moonvale and buy the runecloth recipe from the tailer there. I can't remember which one but
one of the recipes soulbinds to you so be careful. I think it was the boots recipe. Also in
moonvale is the arcanite rod enchantement and some other high level recipes. All of them can
be purchased for 1-2g and buyout in auction for 5-7g. Once you have your recipes hearthstone
back to auberdine and drop them in the mail to your mule guy in front of the auction house.
Periodically while your other characters are doing their thing look up the nearest supply vendor
and buy out their recipes. If you're always logging out in an Inn (which you should) this should
be a piece of cake. If you have a character logged out in Darnassus, be sure to pick up the
Greater Rage potion recipe, Free Action Potion, Martial Linnen Shirt and Greater Adapt Robe

If you do it right you should have about 20 auctions going at a time and it doesn't draw
suscpicion like putting up 10 auctions all for the same item (a great way to kill your profits by
the way). I make about 20-30 gold a day from about 30min work. The best part is you can do it
at any level.

Some other good places for recipes, Ashenvale has a ton of good stuff at Astranar and that
other post. You can get the expert cooking book and the big bear steak recipes (the bear
recipes cost like 20s and you can sell it for 1g alot of times, and its unlimited supply). The
Wetlands has a vendor in the middle of the map. Stormwind in the old town district has a pub
and upstairs a guy sells about 20 different cooking recipes, many of the same ones you have to
quest for.



Nyceane said...

Lol, certain professions will never be disregarded =)

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