Making Gold on the AH

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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby halabar » Thu Nov 08, 2012 5:10 pm

Fetzie wrote:Just saw this on my server:

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The prices have plummeted in the last week, if it continues like this the jc mounts will be selling for under material cost. The black one is listed for 84999g.


Hmm... need to check on my server. It's full of crafters willing to work for free.... >.>
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby Winkle » Mon Nov 12, 2012 9:18 am

My guildmate has already purchased a panther for 19k, i.e. at a loss to the crafter, incredible.
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby halabar » Mon Nov 12, 2012 11:38 am

I think they may have nerfed the BMAH, there hasn't be raid gear or PVP gear there in almost a week, also last night I saw a Bombay cat listed with a starting bid of 1G, so clearly they've changed something.
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby Teranoid » Mon Nov 12, 2012 12:00 pm

Maybe they're finally realizing putting up stupid vendor and Argent Tourney pets for batshit insane prices is a waste of time.

I'd actually like to see some internal numbers on the amount of people actually buying half this crap that's thrown up there.
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby KysenMurrin » Mon Nov 12, 2012 12:01 pm

We had heroic raid gear three days in a row, before today. (Today it's plans, a pet, Raven Lord, and T3 Paladin boots.)
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby Xfighter » Mon Nov 12, 2012 3:55 pm

We have a 509 neck in currently, hadnt seen any other gear for the previous few days. Seems like that chances of it going up have gone down a smidge from release.
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby jere » Mon Nov 12, 2012 5:17 pm

We had the bombay cat a month ago and it was very low price when I saw it. We've got a 509 cloak right now.
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby Skye1013 » Tue Nov 13, 2012 5:47 am

Can't you get bombay cats from the cat lady near Stormwind? Or did she get removed with the new pet system?
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby halabar » Tue Nov 13, 2012 8:48 am

Yeah, we've got a 509 plate chestpiece up now. Does seem like the "drop rate" was reduced, but might be RNG.
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby jere » Thu Nov 15, 2012 7:52 am

I'm guessing RNG. There aren't a huge amount of data points yet to really say.
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby Jeremoot » Fri Nov 16, 2012 8:43 am

Tirisfal Batling just went up on mine for 10k. :(
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby Teranoid » Fri Nov 16, 2012 8:45 am

Yeah I just got sniped on a Hippogryph Hatchling while I was at work.. come back and see.. a Phoenix Hatchling. For 10k. Nothing else.

This is beyond retarded.
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby halabar » Fri Nov 16, 2012 8:53 am

Yesterday we had a cat carrier. That was it.

Today it's a another cat carrier, and some 483 cloth bracers. What happened to the 4 items at a time that they had up a few weeks ago?

And 10k for pets? Most are going for under 1k on our AH, with the top ones maybe at 6k or so (doubt those are actually selling).
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby KysenMurrin » Fri Nov 16, 2012 10:43 am

4 items on ours atm. PvP/T3/pet/mount. Random is random.
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby Holyblaze » Fri Nov 16, 2012 4:16 pm

BAH! This little of the "Random" is bullshit when there are hundereds wanting to use the BMAH. When will we see dozens of items up on that damn thing. So boring and lack luster.
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby Jabari » Wed Nov 28, 2012 11:52 am

I use to farm Embersilk with a Potion of Treasure Finding in Deepholm just north of Stonehearth - would get about 130 Bolts of cloth during the potion's hour (plus the Volatiles and ore and greens to DE and everything else from the chests).

Is there a similar spot(s) for Windwool farming with a Potion of Luck?
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby Holyblaze » Fri Jan 18, 2013 11:46 am

So...not much going on with my Goblin family this Xpac huh? Well I have some great news friends! I just saved a bunch of money with GEICO! haha BAM!

I kid I kid...

Well I have made 200k off of the Goblin Rocket. Super slow gowing about it though as I only farm MoH from my farm, but I net 30k on each one. Takes me less than a week to sell it. I am so happy to make gold off dat shiat now!

Not making much gold from BS as there is a huge supply side market for all crafted items this Xpac and not much demand side. LOTS of LFRs make that kind of a bust as only the hardcore buy great crafted epics to jump into normal modes.

With that said, however, JC prices are still at nigh on vendor prices (after the AH tax) so not making gold off of raw or cut gems. I am still selling the rings and necks (ilvl 450) but that is only at 50-100% margins and no valume to speak of. So its a meager living off my JC. I could make nice gold off the mounts (so not enough time to do the damn dailies on yet another toon AND run LFR's on all of them...not to mention work the AH) so not to amped that I am choosing to NOT make gold with that. DOH!

Frankly...LW 415ilvl blues are going great! Well...better than I would have though that is to say. I am selling 12k worth a week and 1230g an item. haha even a wrist slot! I have had 3 peeps jump into the void that I filled, but that is the game we all play...yes?
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby Gab » Fri Jan 18, 2013 12:56 pm

Holyblaze wrote:So...not much going on with my Goblin family this Xpac huh?


Times are tough for AH goblins in MoP. At least for me anyway.

I've made just south of 300k since the expansion launched but a lot of that had to do with grabbing two battered hilts, one for 200 gold! and the other for 1500 gold and reselling for 25k each. Also bought a pair of Cloudkeeper Legplates for 1k that resold for around 15k. So around 20% of my profit this expansion has come from those 3 transactions...

I have been making high profits on BS 450 pvp gear for people trying to get the ilvl for heroics/LFR as well as the 415 jewelry for those fresh 85s to get into TJS and SB. Although both have been relatively low volume.

Metas have been extremely high profit for me as well, probably my biggest money maker this expansion as I predicted early. Also a relatively low volume, but the profit margin has been so high it doesn't really matter.

Enchants have done pretty well, lower profit margin but much higher volume than my other markets.

Bags have been excellent for me, buying up cheap Chaos orbs and volatiles whenever I see them for Illusionary bags and also shattering cheap abyssal crystal into dust for frostweave bags. All those Pandas/Monks need storage too.

I'm moving from a relatively low volume high profit economy on Azgalor to what looks like a higher volume lower profit economy on Bleeding Hollow. So all of this is probably going to change. It sure was a lot easier in Cata imo, especially for JCs.

Edit: Oh yeah I've also been making an absolute killing on 18 second Invis Pots for people running CMs. The mats are dirt cheap but usually don't show up in large quantities and the pattern is pretty rare from what I understand so I have been marking these up sky high.
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby Holyblaze » Fri Jan 18, 2013 2:58 pm

Whats that you say?!?!?! Invis Pots? WTF! Have i know of this long ago and forgotten? I will have to check both my Alchy's!
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby halabar » Thu Jan 24, 2013 2:09 am

So, it looks like I will be transferring servers again, and after checking the AHs, it doesn't look good. Seems my best chance to move gold will be to craft engineering mounts. I may also wind up trying more cross server pet selling and see how that goes.

Also not happy at all with legendary meta gems, as this likely means that JCers won't be able to sell nearly as many in 5.2. Only solace is that increased gear drop rates in 5.0 LFRs should mean more gem sales, but those prices are crap now anyway.
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby Sagara » Thu Jan 24, 2013 2:12 am

It *seems* that it would be an extra slot on an existing helm.
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby halabar » Thu Jan 24, 2013 4:49 am

Sagara wrote:It *seems* that it would be an extra slot on an existing helm.


Hrmmm.. We'll see.

Did some more digging on TUJ and my server move is gonna be tough, mounts appear to be the best chance, but actuallly crafting them on the new server, but buying the vendor item on the old server.
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby sahiel » Fri Jan 25, 2013 3:47 pm

Nothing at all but Bloodsoaked Invitations on mine for the last couple of days now... pretty massive fail.
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby Holyblaze » Fri Jan 25, 2013 5:00 pm

While the BMAH has been, and frankly will continue to be, a big letdown for me. With that said, however, I started doing and old tried and true Goblin move and that is snipeing low listed items and relisting them for nice margins.

I have been hitting the rings and necks and trinkets kinda hard. Dumping 100K on a lot of stuff then just selling as demand allows. Been good I have to say! 10k margins on rings is damn good for me!
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby Flex » Mon Jan 28, 2013 1:29 pm

Next Wrathion quest segment requires 40 trillium bars. Sounds like a good chance to make money if you have transmute masters.
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