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Upgraded Quest Items
There are some items that have gone up in value a lot due to the patches and the Burning Crusade expansion pack coming out. So, here is a list of some of the items that are used for different quests that are now worth a lot more money on the AH:
Delicate Arcanite Converter (made with Arcanite, Thorium, Arcane Crystal – which will all go way up in price too!)
Greater Eternal Essence
Dark Iron Bar
Goblin Rocket Fuel
Large Brilliant Shards
Cured Rugged Hide
Flask of Supreme Power
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Selling Recipes on the AH
One of the best ways to make a good turn over on the AH is to find some of the rare recipes and sell them on the AH. While most of the high level players will have already had this recipe or already know where to find it, it is mostly the lower level and noob players that will scoop them up when you post them on the AH. It doesn’t take much to find the recipes in the game, only a little time and effort, but some players are too lazy or would just rather spend the money to purchase it on the AH. So, you can take advantage of this and make some gold!
The easiest way to get these recipes on the AH without having to travel all over the continents, is to find the vendors who sell the harder to find recipes, buy all that they have, and then mail them to one of your lower level characters who is by a mail box and AH. But, when you post them, only post them one at a time, or you won’t sell them for the prices that you want. Multiple copies will only drive the price down.
To help you find the recipes in game and make some money, here is a list of some of the best vendors to purchase recipes from and where you can find them:
1.In Stormwind’s Mage Quarter is Darian Singh, who sells the Schematic: Blue Fireworks. You can purchase this from the vendor for 18 silver and sell it for 1-2 gold each.
2.In Ironforge’s Tinker Town is Soolie Berryfizz, who sells Recipe: Free Action Potion. You can purchase this from the vendor for 40-50 silver each and sell it for 2-3 gold each.
3.Also in Ironforge’s Tinker Town is Outfitter Eric, who sells 5 different patterns. You can purchase these for 40-50 silver each, and sell them for 2-3 gold each.
4.In the Wetlands, in Sundown Marsh, is Wenna Silkbeard, who sells Pattern: Green Leather Armor and Pattern: Red Whelp Gloves. You can purchase these for 20 silver each, and sell them for 1 gold each.
5.Also in Sundown Marsh, Wetlands, is Frad Swiftgear, who sells Schematic: Minor Recombobulator. You can purchase this for 15 silver and sell it for 1-2 gold.
6.In Duskwood, in Raven Hill, is Bliztik, who sells Recipe: Shadow Oil. You can purchase this for 15 silver and sell it for 3-5 gold each.
7.In the Hillsbrad Foothills, in Ravenholt Manor, you will find Zan Shivsproket, who sells Schematic: Gnomish Cloaking Device. You can purchase these for 15 silver and sell them for 8-10 gold each.
8.In the Alterac Mountains, on the top of the wall, you’ll find Bro’kin, who sells Recipe: Frost Oil. You can purchase this for 25 silver, and sell them for 3-4 gold each.
9.In the Hinterlands, northeast of Aerie Peak in the hills, you will find Ruppo and Gigget Zipcoil, who sell Schematic: Mithril Mechanical Dragonling, and Pattern: Ironfeather Shoulders. You can purchase the schematic for 30 silver and sell it for 3-4 gold, and you can purchase the pattern for 1 gold, 40 silver and sell it for 6-7 gold each.
10.In the Arathi Highlands, in Stormgarde Keep, you will find Deneb Walker (if you go through the small crack in the northwestern wall, avoiding the mobs), who sells the Expert First Aid Book for 1 gold, Heavy Silk Bandage Manual for 22 silver, and the Mageweave Bandage Manual for 50 silver. You can sell the book for 2+gold, the Silk manual for 1+gold, and the mageweave manual for 1+gold.
11.In Stranglethorn Vale, in Booty Bay, you will find Rikqiz, who sells Pattern: Gem-studded Leather Belt for 30 silver and Pattern: Skin Gloves for 35 silver. You can sell the belt pattern for 4-5 gold and the gloves pattern for 3-4 gold each.
12.Also in Booty Bay, you will also find Glyx Brewright who sells the Recipe: Frost Protection Potion and the Recipe: Nature Protection Potion for 20 silver each. You can sell them on the AH for 1-2 gold each.
13.In Stranglethorn Vale, on the southern hills of the Mosh’Ogg Ogre Mounds, you’ll find Knaz and Gnaz Blunderflame, who sell the Schematic: Deadly Scope for 30 silver, and Schematic: Mechanical Dragonling for 1 gold. You can then sell the scope schematic for 2-3 gold, and the dragonling schematic for 5 gold.
14.In Tanaris, in Gadgetzan, you will find Alchemist Pestlezugg who sells the schematics to Transmute Mithril to Truesilver and Transmute Iron to Gold for 80 silver each. You can then sell them on the AH for 3+ gold each.
15.In the Un’Goro Crater, in Marshal’s Refuge, you’ll find Nergal who sells Pattern: Devilsaur Gauntlets for 2 gold 20 silver. You can then sell these for 6+ gold each.