Welcome to our guide for Enchanting in WoW Classic! Enchanting is a primary profession that allows players to add permanent buffs to weapons and equipment, as well as the ability to make Wands, consumables and reagents used by some other professions. Enchanters also have access to the Disenchant spell, which allows you to destroy objects for materials used for Enchant objects or sold on the Auction House. Enchanting can be efficient and very useful for both PvE and PvP situations because it is used extensively.
This guide will cover the enchanting aspects such as recommended second primary professions and classes, how to enchant and acquire enchanting recipes and objects, how to use enchanting rods, trainer locations, and a suggested route to take your Enchanting Skill Points to level 300.
Before we jump into it, you should know that wow gold collectors also learn the Disenchant ability while practising Enchanting. This will allow players to kill and turn Uncommon, Rare, and Epic quality objects into enchantment materials such as Dream Dust, Greater Eternal Essence, and Small Radiant Shard. Things that cannot be equipped cannot be disenchanted, except for bags (because they are equipped). To enchant an object, the Enchanter is required to have a rod in its inventory. You will need various rods as you level up your skill, all of which can be made from your Enchanting Spell book. Rods are further clarified within this guide.
Professions to Pair
Enchanting is a primary profession, and in Classic WoW you can have only two primary professions active at once. Enchanting combines well with Tailoring, Leatherworking or Blacksmithing, as these professions produce equipment that can be disenchanted. Tailoring is normally combined with Enchanting because you can loot the fabric you need for tailored pieces without having to learn a trade of collecting (such as skinning for leatherwork). Then these tailored pieces can be Disenchanted into dust.
Enchanting is important to craft the Smoking Heart of the Mountain Trinket for druids interested in Tanking, but it can be dropped after crafting. Cloth-wearers (Mage, Priest, Warlock) need wands to level from 1-60, and Enchanting is a source of two easy-to-get wands: Lesser Magic Wand and Greater Magic Wand. Tailoring goes well with Enchanting, as discussed in the section above, and cloth-wearers will oufit and profit from designed tailoring gears. Enchants can also produce Wizard Oils which casters can use as consumables.
Using the Trade Gui you can enchant your own equipment, as well as other faction matches. Open a trade and have your player position their item at the bottom of the window in the "will not be traded" section. In the Profession UI select the desired enchant and then click on the object. Enchanters will order tips to provide players with unique enchantments, so if you have a special recipe you may want to advertise in Trade.
If you have an Enchanting Rod in your Stock, you won't be able to enchant an object. The following is a list of the types of rods per skill level you'll need: Runed Copper Rod: Copper Rod, Strange Powder, Lesser Magic Essence, Enchanting Levels 1-130, Learned from Trainer. Runed Silver Rod, Strange Dust x6, Greater Magic Essencex3, Shadowgem, Learned from trainer. Runed Golden Rod, Golden Rod, Iridescent Pearl, Greater Astral Essencex2, Soul Dustx2, Required for Enchanting Levels 160-205, Learned from trainer. Runed Truesilver Rod: Truesilver Rod, Black Pearl, Greater Magical Essencex2, Dream Dustx2, Enchanting rates 205-300, learned from trainer. Runed Arcanite Rod: Arcanite Rod, Golden Pearl, Illusion Dust x10, Greater Everlasting Essence x4, Tiny Brilliant Shard x4, Big Brilliant Shardx2, Enchanting rates 290+. Formula: Lorelae Wintersong Runned Arcanite Rod in Moonglade 2 20.
Apprentice and Journeyman Enchanting Trainers are based in major cities; if you don't know where to find them, ask for help from a city guard and they'll put a golden red flag on your map.
Alanna Raveneye is situated next to the bear shrine at The Oracle Glade in Teldrassil (36.6, 34.2). Thonys Pillarstone is housed at The Great Forge in Ironforge, in the Arcanery of Thistlefuzz (60.6, 44). Betty Quin is located in Stormwind City's the Mage Quarter, in the canal side building (43, 64). Lalina Summermoon is housed in the Enchanting building at The Craftsmen's Terrace in Darnassus (59.6, 12.6). Lucan Cordell is located in Stormwind City's Mage Quarter, in a canal-side building (43, 64.2). Gimble Thistlefuzz is situated at The Great Forge in Ironforge, in the Arcanery building of Thistlefuzz (60, 45,2). Xylinnia Starshine is found under the elven gazebo at Feathermoon Stronghold, in Feralas (31.6, 44.2).
Teg Dawnstrider is situated in Thunder Bluff's central bluff, at the Dawnstrider Enchanters hut (45, 38). Vance Undergloom is located in Tirisfal Glades at Brill, in Gallows' End Tavern (61.6, 51.6). Jhag is situated at The Drag in Orgrimmar, near the Valley of Knowledge, in the Godan Runeworks building (53.6, 38.2). Malcomb Wynn is housed in the inner cloister of The Apothecarium in Undercity (62.8, 60.2). Mot Dawnstrider is located at Thunder Bluff's central bluff, in the Dawnstrider Enchanters hut (45, 38.4). Godan is situated at The Drag in Orgrimmar, near the Valley of Knowledge, in the Godan Runeworks building (53.8, 38.4). Lavinia Crowe is housed in the inner cloister of The Apothecarium in Undercity (62.6, 61.4).
The Expert Enchanters are found outside of big cities in more remote locations. With 125 Enchanting Ability you can learn Expert Enchanting at the stage 20. Kitta Firewind (A) is located at the top level of the tower at the Tower of Azora in Elwynn Forest (64.8, 70.6). Hgarth (H) is located at Sun Rock Retreat in Stonetalon Mountains, northeast along a secret route (49.2, 57.2).
Master Enchanter Annora is situated between Map Chamber and Temple Hall, in the Uldaman dungeon. She spawns only after you clear the surrounding scorpion trash (about 10 non-elite mobs’ level 35/36). With 200 Enchanting skill, you can learn Artisan Enchanting from her to level 35. As travelling to Uldaman can be a low-level pain, you may want to come prepared with enough reagents to ability up to 250, at which point you can learn her top Enchanting Gloves recipes-Minor Haste, Enchanted Leather, and Enchanted Thorium so you never have to come back.
As with all World of Warcraft professions, the player earns skill points when he performs a specific task. The frequency at which those skill points are earned by the player is proportional to their current skill level. You can see this through the colour codes: Orange – Always granting a skill point, Yellow – Frequently granting a skill point, Green – Infrequently granting a skill point and Grey – Does not grant a skill point.
Reagents Needed for 1-300
This is only an estimated list of the enchanting reagents that you would need to level 1-300. They are estimated, since you may not always have a skill point at times, and you may need additional reagents: 228 Strange Dust, 11 Lesser Magic Essence, 18 Greater Magic Essence, 10 Lesser Astral Essence, 2 Greater Astral Essence, 65 Soul Dust, 20 Lesser Mystic Essence, 156 Vision Dust, 10 Lesser Nether Essence, 2 Greater Mystic Essence, 290 Dream Dust, 20 Greater Nether Essence, 4 Greater Eternal Essence, 4 Small Brilliant Shard, 2 Large Brilliant Shard, 82 Illusion Dust. You’ll also need 1 Copper Rod, 1 Silver Rod, 1 Golden Rod, 1 True Silver Rod, 1 Arcanite Rod, 1 Shadow Gem, 1 Iridescent Pearl, 1 Black Pearl and 1 Golden Pearl.
Strange Dust x1, Lesser Magic Essence x1 2 Craft the Runed Copper Stick. Level up to 75 skills with Enchant Bracer-Minor Safety, every 3 enchanting Strange Dust x1. Learn Journeyman Enchanting from 50 to 75 skill at any point.
Level up to 85 skill with Enchant Bracer-Small Deflect, taking Lesser Magic Essence x1, Strange Dust x1 through enchanting 2. Level up to 100 skills with Enchant Bracer-Minor Stamina, every 3 enchanting Strange Dust x3 takes. Craft the Runed Silver Rod, which enchants Silver Rod x1, Strange Dust x6, Greater Magic Essence x3, Shadowgem x1 each. Level up to 105 skills with Enchant Bracer-Minor Stamina which takes every 5 enchanting Strange Dust x3. Level up to 120 skills with Enchant Bracer— Minor Dexterity, take Strange Dust x2, Grand Magic Essence x1 per 6 enchanting. Level up to 130 skills with Enchant Shield-Minor Stamina, which enchants every Lesser Astral Essence x1, Strange Dust x2. Level up to 150 skills with Enchant Bracer-Less Endurance, taking Soul Dust x2 per 8 enchanting ones. Practice Professional Enchanting from Kitta Firewind at Elwynn Forest or Stonetalon Mountains at Hgarth.
Craft the Golden Rod Runed which takes Golden Rod x1, Iridescent Pearl x1, Greater Astral Essence x2, Soul Dust x2 2. Level up to 160 skills with Enchant Bracer-Less Endurance, take Soul Dust x2 per 3 enchanting ones. Level up to 165 abilities with Enchant Shield-Less Stamina, which enchants each Lesser Mystic Essence x1, Soul Dust x1. Level up to 180 abilities with Enchant Bracer-Spirit, taking Lesser Mystic Essence x1 per enchanting five. With Enchant Bracer-Power, which takes Vision Dust x1 every enchanting 6, level up to 200 ability. Craft the Runed Truesilver Rod x1, Black Pearl x1, Greater Spiritual Nature x2, Vision Dust x2. Level up to 205 ability with Enchant Bracer-Strength which takes 1 enchanting Vision Dust every 8. Level up to 225 abilities with Enchant Cloak-Greater Protection, taking Vision Dust x3 per enchant. Learn Annora's Artisan Enchanting at Uldaman.
Level up to 235 skills with Enchanting Gloves-Endurance, taking Lesser Nether Essence x1, Vision Dust x1 per enchanting 2. Level up to 245 skill with Enchant Chest-Superior Health, taking Vision Dust x6 every 3 enchanting ones. Level up to 265 skills with Enchant Bracer-Greater Power, which enchants. Dream Dust x2, Greater Nether Essence x1. Purchase Formula: Enchant Shield-Greater Stamina in Darnassus from Mythrin'dir or Undercity from Daniel Bartlett, then learn the formula. Scale up to 290 skills with Enchant Shield-Greater Stamina, which enchants Dream Dust x10 per 6. Purchase Formula: Runed Arcanite Rod and Formula: Enchant Cloak-Lorelae Wintersong Superior Protection in Moonglade, then learn the formulation. Craft the Runed Arcanite Pin take Arcanite Pin x1, Golden Pearl x1, Illusion Dust x10, Small Brilliant Shard x4, Big Brilliant Shard x2 8. Level up to 300 skills with Enchant Cloak-Superior Defence which enchants every Illusion Dust x8
All Enchanting Reagents must come from the ability to use Disenchant. Generally, the reagents extracted from damaged objects depend on the level of the item. Below you'll find all the reagents you can get that can be used to craft things and add enchantments to items.
Disenchant can permanently destroy an object, rendering it enchanting materials— dusts, fragments, essences, crystals. Your disenchanted gear level correlates directly with how strong the reagents are going to be. Disenchanting the top gear in Classic WoW will yield reagents needed for high-end Enchanting Recipes, as covered in our section on Reagents. Use the Disenchant ability found on any uncommon, rare, or epic gear in your spell book to deceive an object. If you accidentally start disenchanting an object, move or hit Escape to cancel the cast.
Dust from Disenchanting
Disenchanted from Uncommon quality items. Such as Strange Dust: Level 5-25 uncommon or green quality items, Soul Dust: Level 26-35 uncommon/green, Vision Dust: Level 36-45 uncommon/green, Dream Dust: Level 46-55 uncommon/green, Level 56-60 uncommon/green.
Essences from Disenchanting
Disenchanted from Uncommon quality items. Such as Lesser Magic Essence: Level 5-15 uncommon/green, Greater Magic Essence: Level 16-25 uncommon/green, Lesser Astral Essence: Level 21-25 uncommon/green, Greater Astral Essence: Level 26-30 uncommon/green, Lesser Mystic Essence: Level 31-35 uncommon/green, Greater Mystic Essence: Level 36-40 uncommon/green, Lesser Nether Essence: Level 41-45 uncommon/green, Greater Nether Essence 46-50 uncommon/green, Lesser Eternal Essence: Level 51-55 uncommon/green and Greater Eternal Essence: Level 56-60 uncommon/green.
Shards from Disenchanting
Disenchanted from Rare quality items, and sometimes Uncommon quality items. There’s the Small Glimmering Shard: Level 16-25 rare/blue, Large Glimmering Shard: Level 26-30 rare/blue, Small Glowing Shard: Level 31-35 rare/blue, Large Glowing Shard: Level 36-40 rare/blue, Small Radiant Shard: Level 40-45 rare/blue, Large Radiant Shard: Level 46-50 rare/blue, Small Brilliant Shard: Level 51-55 rare/blue and Large Brilliant Shard: Level 56-60.
Endgame Enchanting Formula
The following Enchanting formula is used in PvE and PvP content level 60 endgame, whether it is used to improve DPS, survivability, or resistance. We do have a full list of vendor recipes for finalists in the Vendors Guide's Classic Enchanting Recipes. Remember that more recipes from sources such as the Zandalari Tribe reputation and Ahn'Qiraj bosses will be added to later patches.
Best Formulas from Reputation
There’s Formula: Enchant Bracer- Mana Regeneration with Argent Dawn quartermasters, which requires Honored with Argent Dawn. There’s Formula: Enchant Bracer – Healing from Argent Dawn quartermasters, which requires Revered Argent Dawn. There’s Formula: Enchant Cloak – Greater Fire Resistance, from Kania which requires Friendly with Cenarion Circle. Then, there’s Formula: Enchant Cloak – Greater Nature Resistance from Kania, which requires Honoured with Cenarion Circle. There’s Formula: Enchant Weapon – Strength from Lokhtos Darkbargainer, which requires Friendly with Thorium Brotherhood. There’s Formula: Enchant Weapon – Mighty Spirit from Lokhtos Darkbargainer, which requires Honored with Thorium Brotherhood. There’s Formula: Enchant Weapon – Mighty Intellect from Lokhtos Darkbargainer, which requires Revered with the Thorium Brotherhood. There’s Formula: Enchant 2H Weapon – Agility from Meilosh, which requires Friendly with Timbermaw Hold. There’s Formula: Enchant Weapon – Agility from Meilosh, which requires Honoured with Timbermaw Hold. There’s Formula: Brilliant Mana Oil from Rin’wosho the Trader, which requires Friendly with Zandalar Tribe. Lastly, there’s Formula: Brilliant Wizard Oil from Rin’wosho the Trader, which requires Honoured with Zandalar Tribe.
Best Formulas from Mob Drops
For mob drops, there’s the Formula: Enchant Cloak – Lesser Agility from Syndicate Assassin in Alterac Mountains. There’s Formula: Enchant Cloak – Greater Resistance from Atal’ai Witch Doctor in Suken Temple. There’s Formula: Enchant Chest – Greater Stats, which is a high-level elite World Drop. There’s Formula: Enchant Bracer – Superior Stamina, which is a high-level drop. There’s Formula: Enchant Bracer – Superior Strength from Dead wind Warlock in Dead wind Pass. There’s Formula: Enchant Bracer – Greater Intellect from Vile branch Shadow caster in the Hinterlands. There’s also Formula: Enchant Bracer – Superior Spirit, which is a high-level elite world drop. There’s Formula: Enchant Gloves – Greater Agility, which is a world drop. There’s Formula: Enchant Gloves – Greater Strength, from Ogres in the Lower Black Rock spire. Lastly for the gloves, there’s Formula: Enchant Gloves – Riding Skill, which is a high-level elite world drop. There’s Formula: Enchant Boots – Greater Agility, which is a world drop. There’s Formula: Heart of the Mountain from Lord Roccor in Black rock Depths. There’s Formula: Enchant Weapon – Crusader from Scarlet Spellbinder in Western Plaguelands. There’s Formula: Enchant 2H Weapon – Major Intellect from Crimson Sorcerer in Stratholme. There’s Formula: Enchant Weapon – Superior Striking from Spire stone Warlord in Lower Black Rock Spire. There’s Formula: Enchant Weapon – Spell Power from Molten Core Bosses. There’s Formula: Enchant Weapon – Healing Power also from Molten Core Bosses. There’s Formula: Enchant Weapon – Winter’s Might, which is a Winter Veil Present. In regard to items that are good for other purposes which are not best in slot, there’s Formula: Enchant Weapon – Life stealing, from Spectral Researcher in Scholomance. There’s Formula: Enchant Weapon – Fiery Weapon from Pyromancer Loregrain in Black Rock Depths. There’s Formula: Enchant Weapon – Unholy from Thuzadin Shadowc aster, Stratholme. And finally, there’s Formula: Enchant 2H Weapon – Superior Impact, from Blackhand Elite in Upper Blackrock Spire.
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