Wrath of the Lich King

Wrath of the Lich King : Dungeons

Dungeon farming is an excellent source of acquiring BoE (Bind-on-Equip) transmog gear to sell on the auction house.

As there is a lockout of 10 instances per hour, the goal of dungeon farming is to loot as many dungeon mobs as possible within 60 minutes. Therefore, a small dungeon with high mob density that drops a lot of high value items is considered the "perfect dungeon".

Below you will find information on all the dungeons for Wrath of the Lich King. Click the Location link to see a map of the dungeon entrance, including its map coordinates. If the dungeon is located inside a cave, building, or some other structure, those coordiates are given instead.

The following dungeon rating system was created to help new gold makers as a general guide:

When a dungeon is Heroic or Mythic mode only, it usually receives one star. This is because a full clear is only possible once per week per character. With this type of dungeon you would normally avoid any boss kills and only farm a specific area of the dungeon in order to avoid the weekly lockout.

This is normally a dungeon that is very large or the mob density is just too low to farm effectively. The time investment is not considered worth the value of any item drops. You would normally farm this dungeon for specific item drops or if you will only be farming a specific area of the dungeon.

A dungeon that can be cleared close to, or within the 10 instances per hour goal (player experience and dungeon familiarity may play a factor) but the overall item drop values are considered low. These dungeons are good for acquiring a lot of low valued green items for posting on the auction house.

A dungeon that can be cleared close to, or within the 10 instances per hour goal (player experience and dungeon familiarity may play a factor). Item drop values are mostly average to mid with possible occasional high value drops occuring.


ahnkahet-the-old-kingdom

Rating:

Pet Drops: None

Mode: Normal

Location: Dragonblight

azjol-nerub

Rating:

Pet Drops: None

Mode: Normal

Location: Dragonblight

culling-of-stratholme

Rating:

Pet Drops: None

Mode: Normal

Location: Tanaris

draktharon-keep

Rating:

Pet Drops: None

Mode: Normal

Location: Grizzly Hills


forge-of-souls

Rating:

Pet Drops: None

Mode: Normal

Location: Icecrown

gundrak

Rating:

Pet Drops: None

Mode: Normal

Location: Zul'drak

halls-of-lightning

Rating:

Pet Drops: None

Mode: Normal

Location: Storm Peaks

halls-of-reflection

Rating:

Pet Drops: None

Mode: Normal

Location: Icecrown


halls-of-stone

Rating:

Pet Drops: None

Mode: Normal

Location: Storm Peaks

nexus

Rating:

Pet Drops: None

Mode: Normal

Location: Borean Tundra

oculus

Rating:

Pet Drops: None

Mode: Normal

Location: Borean Tundra

pit-of-saron

Rating:

Pet Drops: None

Mode: Normal

Location: Icecrown


trial-of-the-champion

Rating:

Pet Drops: None

Mode: Normal

Location: Icecrown

utgarde-keep

Rating:

Pet Drops: None

Mode: Normal

Location: Howling Fjord

utgarde-pinnacle

Rating:

Pet Drops: None

Mode: Normal

Location: Howling Fjord

violet-hold

Rating:

Pet Drops: None

Mode: Normal

Location: Dalaran



Wrath of the Lich King : Raids

Raid farming is an excellent source of acquiring raw gold by selling BoP (Bind-on-Pickup) item drops from each boss to a vendor. Below you will find information on all the raids for Wrath of the Lich King.

The Raw Gold data will give you an indication of the gold associated with a full clear, as this will generally remain consistent from week to week.

Click the Location link to see a map of the raid entrance, including its map coordinates. If the raid is located inside a cave, building, or some other structure, those coordiates are given instead.


eye-of-eternity

Raw Gold: 100g

Pet Drops: None

Mode: Normal (25)

Location: Borean Tundra

icecrown-citadel

Raw Gold: 1100g

Pet Drops: Yes

Mode: Heroic (25)

Location: Icecrown

naxxramas

Raw Gold: 1600g

Pet Drops: Yes

Mode: Normal (25)

Location: Dragonblight

obsidian-sanctum

Raw Gold: 200g

Pet Drops: None

Mode: Normal (25)

Location: Dragonblight


onyxias-lair

Raw Gold: 100g

Pet Drops: None

Mode: Normal (25)

Location: Dustwallow Marsh

ruby-sanctum

Raw Gold: 200g

Pet Drops: None

Mode: Heroic (25)

Location: Dragonblight

trial-of-the-crusader

Raw Gold: 400g

Pet Drops: Yes

Mode: Heroic (25)

Location: Icecrown

ulduar

Raw Gold: 1400g

Pet Drops: Yes

Mode: Normal

Location: Storm Peaks


vault-of-archavon

Raw Gold: 200g

Pet Drops: None

Mode: Normal (25)

Location: Wintergrasp



Wrath of the Lich King : Open World

Open World farming is an excellent source of acquiring pets, toys, and mounts to sell on the auction house. Below you will find information on some of the most popular open world farms in Wrath of the Lich King.

If all mobs in a zone have a chance to drop a particular item, it is noted as Zone-Wide. You can also click the Location link to view a map of the area associated with the farm.


decahedral-dwarven-dice

Type: Toy

Skill: Rogue Pickpocketing

Area: New Hearthglen

Location: Dragonblight

Gundrak Hatchling

Type: Pet

Mob: Gundrak Raptor

Rate: 1 in 1100

Location: Zul'Drak

worn-troll-dice

Type: Toy

Skill: Rogue Pickpocketing

Area: Skorn

Location: Howling Fjord



Wrath of the Lich King : Crafting

Crafting is another source of acquiring pets, toys, and mounts to sell on the auction house. Below you will find information on some of the most popular craftable items in Wrath of the Lich King.

Click the Location link to see a map of the mob, boss, or trainers location, including their map coordinates. If they are located inside a cave, building, or some other structure, those coordinates are given instead.


flying-carpet

Type: Mount

Profession: Tailoring

Pattern: Flying Carpet

Trainer: Charles Worth

Location: Dalaran

Materials:

  • Bolt of Imbued Frostweave (6)
  • Green Dye (4)
  • Heavy Silken Thread (5)
  • Iceweb Spider Silk (4)
mechano-hog

Type: Mount

Profession: Engineering

Schematic: Mechano-Hog

Trainer: Gara Skullcrush

Location: Borean Tundra

Materials:

  • Arctic Fur (2)
  • Elementium-Plated Exhaust Pipe
  • Goblin-Machined Piston (8)
  • Handful of Cobalt Bolts (40)
  • Salvaged Iron Golem Parts
  • Titansteel Bar (12)
mekgineers-chopper

Type: Mount

Profession: Engineering

Schematic: Mekgineer's Chopper

Trainer: Logistics Officer Brighton

Location: Howling Fjord

Materials:

  • Arctic Fur (2)
  • Elementium-Plated Exhaust Pipe
  • Goblin-Machined Piston (8)
  • Handful of Cobalt Bolts (40)
  • Salvaged Iron Golem Parts
  • Titansteel Bar (12)


Wrath of the Lich King : Gathering

Gathering in Wrath of the Lich King is a new gold makers "bread and butter". Raw materials normally sell quickly on the auction house as crafters are always in need.

Click the links below to see examples of some popular farm routes and areas for each material type.

    Tailoring Cloth

  • frostweaveFrostweave

    Skinning Skinning

  • boreanBorean

    Mining Mining

  • cobaltCobalt
  • saroniteSaronite

    Herbalism Herbalism

  • adders-tongueAdder's Tongue
  • deadnettleDeadnettle
  • goldcloverGoldclover
  • icethornIcethorn
  • lichbloomLichbloom
  • talandras-roseTalandra's Rose
  • tiger-lilyTiger Lily