Best Places to Farm Ghost Iron Ore as of 7.1

Ghost Iron Ore is available in every zone of Pandaria, which is great, because you can choose from multiple zones to farm from, but not all zones will offer a decent amount.

Back when I was with someone, he complained about not enough gold, or needing to get a bunch of Ghost Iron Ore for one profession or another. As almost a joke, I said I could farm it for him on his account. He was pretty gung-ho about the idea, which surprised me.

But lo and behold, he gave me his information and I went about farming on his account while he wasn’t home.

It was pretty awesome, because he was a raider and had a damn high ilvl, so killing rares was simple–unlike on my own character who had no raiding experience and a lower ilvl to go with the lack of expertise.

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Best Places to Farm Kyparite as of 7.1

Kyparite is not something that I ever planned to farm up for selling purposes.

I don’t think I ever really knew what Kyparite was even used for, or if it was worth farming.

More specifically…I never farmed the zones that this ore spawns in.

So doing these farming guides is a refresher course for me. It allows me to find things I’ve not found before, and learn things about mats that I’d never knew.

What have I learned about Kyparite? There’s not too much need for it–but it does help Engineers and Blacksmiths craft items. It’s also used as currency to buy Blacksmithing plans.

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Where to Catch Frost Worm as of 7.1

Frost Worm is one of the rare baits you can fish up in Highmountain.

Keep in mind that you’re only able to carry one in your bags at a time. So if you do want multiples of this bait, you’ll be needing to mail the one that you have to another character, place it in your guild bank, or toss it on the Auction House.

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Best Methods to Gathering Tigerseye as of 7.1

✩ In-Depth Guide ✩
  • Not yet available

What’s in the In-Depth Guides?

  1. They feature where to farm and information about those farming spots.
  2. It has a video, explaining visually and more in-depth than the actual text does.
  3. Tells you how I go about selling them on the AH.
  4. Available as a payment to Subscribers, though there are freebies.
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  • Profession Required: Jewelcrafting
  • Best Serves: Blacksmithing, Engineering

You’re going to be needing Tigerseye if you plan to level Jewelcrafting itself, or other professions that benefit from the gems.

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Best Places to Farm Cobalt Ore as of 7.1

Cobalt Ore–I really don’t have much of a memory with farming this back in the day.

I’m pretty sure it was more of a hassle than any of the other Northrend ore–and I didn’t have a second profession that Cobalt could help boost me in–which means I would’ve stuck with leveling Mining via Saronite Ore instead.

In any case, now days I find myself mining Cobalt Ore in Howling Fjord due to the zone’s beautiful background music, and the peaceful scenery.

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Best Methods to Gathering Malachite as of 7.1

✩ In-Depth Guide ✩
  • Not yet available

What’s in the In-Depth Guides?

  1. They feature where to farm and information about those farming spots.
  2. It has a video, explaining visually and more in-depth than the actual text does.
  3. Tells you how I go about selling them on the AH.
  4. Available as a payment to Subscribers, though there are freebies.
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  • Profession Required: Jewelcrafting
  • Best Serves: Blacksmithing, Engineering

You’re going to be needing Malachite if you plan to level Jewelcrafting itself, or other professions that benefit from the gems.

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Best Places to Farm Tin Ore as of 7.1

Tin Ore will forever, and possibly always, be mined by me via Hillsbrad Foothills.

There’s so much of it there, and there’s also a ton of rare mobs that you could run into by following my routes, or even just floundering around the zone in search of the nodes. I’m pretty sure the rare mobs drop transmog items that sell for a hefty amount–but that’s all RNG-based.

When I first started mining this ore, I stuck with the Stranglethorn zone.

I was in that zone so much, I just wasn’t feeling it anymore. Trees, trees, trees.

I needed a change of scenery.

And for some reason Hillsbrad helped with that. Maybe because it’s more of an open area.

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Best Places to Farm Saronite Ore as of 7.1

Saronite Ore is abundant in numerous zones.

But I was always worried about getting ganked in Wintergrasp, because PvP was (and has) never been my thing.

Icecrown had a good collection of ore to gather throughout the zone, but it became increasingly annoying to not be able to get certain nodes, because they’d be sitting in a crevice smack-dab in the center of a mob of zombies.

My gear score has never been that high, because raiding isn’t my thing, so Icecrown got crossed off my list.

Which left me with Sholazar Basin. Loved this zone. Didn’t have too many mobs to deal with while farming, but I did have a ton of competition. And still do. Seems everyone prefers this zone over many of the others, but check out the information below to view all my farming routes!
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FFXIII – Chapter 1, Part 1 – Hanging Edge

Hanging Edge

Items:Potion, Potion x2, Iron Bangle, 50 Gil, 50 Gil, Iron Bangle, Power Circle, 100 Gil
Enemies:PSICOM Enforcer, PSICOM Warden, PSICOM Aerial Recon, Pantheron
Bosses:Manasvin Warmech, PSICOM Marauder, Beta Behemoth, Myrmidon

“The thirteen days after we awoke were the beginning of the end.”
– Vanille

You’re going to start the game out in this intense cinematic, because this is Final Fantasy we’re playing and we expect nothing less. Right?

Right.

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Best Places to Farm Thorium Ore as of 7.1

Thorium Ore was my favorite ore to mine in the WotLK era.

Back when I was in my friends’ guild, Politically Incorrect, me and a fellow miner would always be going at it with mining ore.

I had a Death Knight to do my farming, and back then our speed was faster than most, so I’d be able to beat him to nodes.

But when me and him weren’t racing for ore, I’d be in Un’Goro Crater. I was also the one that liked to stir up a bit of mischief with my mining.

Within these nodes, there’s also Dense Stone. I never had a use for it back then, so I didn’t think there was much point in gathering it. With my autoloot turned off, I started manually collecting the ore and gems, but passing up the stone.

Meaning, anyone farming behind me were only getting stone, nothing else.

Good times, good times.

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