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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby halabar » Sat Aug 03, 2013 11:29 am

I think I may have discovered the hole in my server's AH for certain things...

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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby Nooska » Mon Aug 19, 2013 1:11 pm

A tip for thos ethat realm transfer for goblining; Ysera (NA), alliance side is crazy high prizes for a lot of stuff, plenty of margin for making gold by lowering the market.
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby Holyblaze » Mon Aug 19, 2013 3:28 pm

Welp...been gone from WoW for 2 mo. and I see that alot as stayed teh same. Odd as my server seems very empty to me now.

Not many mounts up...so Ima make a few rocket mounts and see how that plays out!
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby Brute » Fri Jun 27, 2014 10:16 am

So... threadsurection here, I've been looking about and trying to find the best way to process mats. I've taken it upon myself to level one of each class to 90, and since each alt has at least 1 gathering prof, I'm going to be rolling in mats.

You guys got any tips on the best way to process these, whether just selling them as-is, the old ore shuffle, or something else? I have every prof at least to zen if not 600, and two farms completely unlocked with two more I could unlock right now. Of course, some of the profs in the 500-525 range are not going to have all the recipes.

What should I prioritize as far as getting more recipes? I'm pretty good on BS (balanced trillium doesn't teach me anything anymore), LW, getting there on JC, ench is 600 but not that developed, but the rest of the production profs need to be leveled and don't have access to SOSS trainers yet.
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby Holyblaze » Fri Jul 18, 2014 3:46 pm

Brute wrote:So... threadsurection here, I've been looking about and trying to find the best way to process mats. I've taken it upon myself to level one of each class to 90, and since each alt has at least 1 gathering prof, I'm going to be rolling in mats.

You guys got any tips on the best way to process these, whether just selling them as-is, the old ore shuffle, or something else? I have every prof at least to zen if not 600, and two farms completely unlocked with two more I could unlock right now. Of course, some of the profs in the 500-525 range are not going to have all the recipes.

What should I prioritize as far as getting more recipes? I'm pretty good on BS (balanced trillium doesn't teach me anything anymore), LW, getting there on JC, ench is 600 but not that developed, but the rest of the production profs need to be leveled and don't have access to SOSS trainers yet.



I have not played much in the last 6 mo, but I was still selling bars and stacks of ore. Belts were fine, but I logged in last night and no one on my friends list or in my guild have been on in weeks!

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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby halabar » Mon Jul 28, 2014 2:02 pm

Wow.. this thread is back.

So, to answer Brute's question.. don't worry about it, because it's all changing in WoD. The only thing I would worry about now is finishing off the professions you want to 600.

In WoD:
Milling... GONE!
Prospecting... GONE!
lvl 90 alts sitting in SW/Org crafting max level stuff... GONE!
squadron of scribes to crank out DMF trinkets... likely GONE!

All your professions are going to roll through your Garrisons, and to produce the new stuff, you WILL need to level your toon through the garrison. So that guy on your server that has 20+ scribes to crank out those cards, he's gonna need to level each of those toons through a garrison.
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby Fetzie » Thu Jul 31, 2014 6:52 pm

I do my farm every day (1 minute) and then every fortnight I make a bunch of flasks from those herbs plus herbs I buy for spirit of harmony and sell them; nets me a nice 4-6k every 2 weeks for doing practically nothing.
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby Brute » Fri Aug 01, 2014 5:39 am

halabar wrote:Wow.. this thread is back.

So, to answer Brute's question.. don't worry about it, because it's all changing in WoD. The only thing I would worry about now is finishing off the professions you want to 600.

In WoD:
Milling... GONE!
Prospecting... GONE!
lvl 90 alts sitting in SW/Org crafting max level stuff... GONE!
squadron of scribes to crank out DMF trinkets... likely GONE!

All your professions are going to roll through your Garrisons, and to produce the new stuff, you WILL need to level your toon through the garrison. So that guy on your server that has 20+ scribes to crank out those cards, he's gonna need to level each of those toons through a garrison.

Looks like I've got some reading to do... this is entirely new information.

As for what I went with, I'm mostly just burning daily transmutes and such and trying to add value to raw mats to get them to a balancing point between "raw materials" and "too specific to sell quickly" and w/o working at it too much, I seem to be bringing in a nice trickle.

Best easy profit generator I've used regularly is uncut meta gems. I can create the materials from prospecting and transmuting w/ my transmute specced alchemist, I get the golden lotus off the farms, and occasionally proc extra gems. It's nice to proc an extra meta... that's like 350 bonus gold. The cut gems will sell eventually, but the people selling cut gems seem to watch the AH like a hawk and narrowing your market makes items sell slower anyway, so after having an Austere gem show back up in my mail for about a week before finally selling for 500 I gave up on that. The extra gold was nice but I'd rather have high volume low markup over high markup low volume.

I may be erring by using trillium to make balanced trillium ingots and exotic leather -> hardened magnificent hide though... I'm too lazy to sit in trade to try to sell a finished epic piece, but the one I made doesn't seem to be moving. So lesson here is that if you don't want to try to find a buyer in /2, you might just want to sell the trillium bars, despite the huge markup from a months worth of transmuting it and crafting a piece. Doing the math though, if trillium bars are worth 30g on your server, even selling an epic BS piece for 2k is still a 2:1 markup.
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby KysenMurrin » Mon Nov 17, 2014 8:08 am

I think it's about time this thread was revived.

It's day 5 of the expansion, and so it's possible to purchase weapon enchant recipes for the first time. I picked up Mark of the Frostwolf (chance to proc 500 Multistrike for 6 seconds, stacks twice) first thing this morning, and I just sold my first scroll.

Now, because I was testing the water I only posted it using my default posting operation, which set it to about 8k gold, something like 40% markup on crafting. But right now it seems I'm the only seller. So, when I start crafting again: Should I take advantage while I can? What price could I get away with here? How much do you think the price will drop over the next few weeks?

On another note, Breath of Mastery ring enchants seem to sell very well, despite every enchanter having the recipe and bags full of levelling mats.

Finally, a question: Are the illusion enchants from the garrison tradeable, or only personal?
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby degre » Mon Nov 17, 2014 8:29 am

Always abuse the market in the first few days.

When glyphs were a novelty I was the first on my server to discover the penguin, being new to the trade I sold the first few for 1k, then seeing how the request was high, I was solo in the market and there was an obvious issue with materials being scarce, I raised the price all the way in excess of 10k.

The idea is, this is the only one available, if you want it now? you pay. and plenty will be eager to pay.

Until you are the only vendor the price is what you ask.
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby KysenMurrin » Mon Nov 17, 2014 10:30 am

So for my second shot, I think I bought every Temporal Crystal and Fractured Temporal Crystal on the AH to make 2 more scrolls (yeah, there wasn't much). I've posted them at 25k each. Let's see what happens.

If they don't sell at that I won't mind much - it cost me less than 8k each to craft, I'm sure I can make a profit as the only seller.
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby jere » Mon Nov 17, 2014 10:46 am

The big pet for pet battlers early on will be the tailoring pet (Elekk Plushie...did I spell that right?) as it will be needed for an achievement to get another pet and is the current "end game" for pet battles in Draenor. I don't know how quickly the market will swing, but if you can make those quickly enough you might be able to make some gold in the early part of the expansion (until there are a ton on the AH).
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby KysenMurrin » Tue Nov 18, 2014 1:25 am

Surprised to still be the only person selling Mark of the Frostwolf. I'd have thought a lot of enchanters would save up 5 Secrets for a weapon enchant, but so far I've only seen one person with Mark of the Thunderlord. My 25k scrolls haven't sold yet.
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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby djlar » Tue Nov 18, 2014 9:01 am

Selling raw best hides at 20g a pop, so 400g in stacks of 20 while having like 300 of those = nice.

Skinning is the only gathering prof you have to sacrifice a plot to get if you aren't a skinner and the barn doesn't produce that much a day, a skinner alt it's must!

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Re: Making Gold on the AH

Postby Holyblaze » Tue Nov 18, 2014 12:41 pm

Hrm...well I am crafting all my ore right now, but my leathers are selling for 40g each right now. My Garrison is consuming so much of my mats though...but I am still making the gold!

I will be upping my Engie first though and there are some COOL THINGS THIS TIME!
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