Vanilla WoW Enchanting Guide
Vanilla WoW Enchanting Guide Vanilla WoW Guides

Guide Type: Professions

Profession: Enchanting

Below you can find information on the best way to level your enchanting. Note that due to the amount of materials required sometimes it helps to level it concurrently with a crafting profession such as tailoring that allows you to disenchant gear that you create but don’t need.

1 – 2
Runed Copper Rod (1 x Copper Rod, 1 x Strange Dust, 1 x Lesser Magic Essence) x1

2 – 75
Enchant Bracer – Minor Health (1 x Strange Dust) x 74

75 – 85
Enchant Bracer – Minor Deflection (1 x Lesser Magic Essence, 1 x Strange Dust) x10

85 – 100
Enchant Bracer – Minor Stamina (3 x Strange Dust) x 15

100 – 101
Runed Silver Rod (1 x Silver Rod, 6 x Strange Dust, 3 x Greater Magic Essence, 1x Shadowgem) x 1

101 – 105
Enchant Bracer – Minor Stamina (3 x Strange Dust) x 5

105 – 120
Enchant Bracer – Minor Agility (2 x Strange Dust, 1 x Greater Magic Essence) x15

120 – 130
Enchant Shield – Minor Stamina (1 x Lesser Astral Essence, 2 x Strange Dust) x10

130 – 150
Enchant Bracer – Lesser Stamina (2 x Soul Dust) x 25

150 – 151
Runed Golden Rod (1 x Golden rod, 1 x Iridescent Pearl, 2 x Greater Astral Essence, 2 x Soul Dust) x 1

151 – 160
Enchant Bracer – Lesser Stamina (2 x Soul Dust) x 9

160 – 165
Enchant Shield – Lesser Stamina (1 x Lesser Mystic Essence, 1 x Soul Dust) x 5

165 – 180
Enchant Bracer – Spirit (1 x Lesser Mystic Essence) x 15

180 – 200
Enchant Bracer – Strength (1 x Vision Dust) x 20

200 – 201
Runed Truesilver Rod (1 x Truesilver Rod, 1 x Black Pearl, 2 x Greater Mystic Essence, 2 x Vision Dust) x 1

201 – 205
Enchant Bracer – Strength (1 x Vision Dust) x 4

205 – 225
Enchant Cloak – Greater Defense (3 x Vision Dust) x 20

225 – 235
Enchant Gloves – Agility (1 x Lesser Nether Essence, 1 x Vision Dust) x 10

235 – 245
Enchant Chest – Superior Health (6 x Vision Dust) x 10

245 – 250
Enchant Bracer – Greater Strength (2 x Dream Dust, 1 x Greater Nether Essence) x5

250 – 270
Lesser Mana Oil (3 x Dream Dust, 2 x Purple Lotus, 1 x Crystal Vial) x 20
You can buy this formula from Kania in Cenarion Hold in Silithus

270 – 290
Enchant Shield – Greater Stamina (10 x Dream Dust) x 20
or
Enchant Boots: Greater Stamina (10 x Dream Dust) x 20

290 – 291
Runed Arcanite Rod (1 x Arcanite Rod, 1 x Golden Pearl, 10 x Illusion Dust, 4 xGreater Eternal Essence, 4 x Small Brilliant Shard, 2 x Large Brilliant Shard) x1

291 – 300
Enchant Cloak – Superior Defense (8 x Illusion Dust) x 9

Approximate Materials Required

  • 180 x Strange Dust
  • 90 x Soul Dust
  • 170 x Vision Dust
  • 300 x Dream Dust
  • 90 x Illusion Dust
  • 15 x Lesser Magic Essence
  • 25 x Greater Magic Essence
  • 15 x Lesser Astral Essence
  • 2 x Greater Astral Essence
  • 25 x Lesser Mystic Essence
  • 2 x Greater Mystic Essence
  • 15 x Lesser Nether Essence
  • 10 x Greater Nether Essence
  • 40 x Purple Lotus
  • 20 x Crystal Vial
  • 4 x Greater Eternal Essence
  • 4 x Small Brilliant Shard
  • 2 x Large Brilliant Shard
  • 1 x Shadowgem
  • 1 x Iridescent Pearl
  • 1 x Black Pearl
  • 1 x Golden Pearl
  • 1 x Copper Rod
  • 1 x Silver Rod
  • 1 x Golden Rod
  • 1 x Truesilver Rod
  • 1 x Arcanite Rod

 

Disenchanted mats (item level)
Armor – Usually dust (Sometimes essence)
Weapons – Usually essence (Sometimes dust)

Strange Dust (10) = any low level uncommon armor
Soul Dust (25) = Azure silk pants
Vision Dust (35) = Red mageweave Pants or gloves
Dream dust (45) = Runecloth belt
Illusion dust (55) = Runecloth shoulders

Lesser Magic essence (10) = from green weapons around lvl 11-15
Greater Magic essence (15) = from green weapons around lvl 16-20
Lesser Astral essence (20) = from green weapons around lvl 21-25
Greater Astral essence (25) = from green weapons around lvl 26-30
Lesser Mystic essence (30) = from green weapons around lvl 31-35
Greater Mystic essence (35) = from green weapons around lvl 36-40
Lesser Nether essence (40) = from green weapons around lvl 41-45
Greater Nether essence (45) = from green weapons around lvl 46-50
Lesser Eternal essence (50) = from green weapons around lvl 51-55
Greater Eternal essence (55) = from green weapons around lvl 56-60

Small Glimmering Shard (20) = from Blue items around lvl 21-25
Large Glimmering Shard (25) = from Blue items around lvl 26-30
Small Glowing Shard (30) = from Blue items around lvl 31-35
Large Glowing Shard (35) = from Blue items around lvl 36-40
Small Radiant Shard (40) = from Blue items around lvl 41-45
Large Radiant Shard (45) = from Blue items around lvl 46-50
Small Brilliant Shard (50) = from Blue items around lvl 51-55
Large Brilliant Shard (55) = from Blue items around lvl 56-60
Nexus crystal (60) = From epics (it has very occasionally dropped from high level blues as well)

According to some the best item to harvest gold from is the Runecloth shoulders. Where the disenchanted mats is more expensive (on AH) than the mats to make the shoulders.

Where the high level enchantment recipes drop:
(name, mob, zone, droprate)
Formula: Enchant Weapon – Superior Striking, Spirestone Warlord, BRS, low
Formula: Enchant Weapon – Lifestealing, Spectral Researcher, scholo, very low
Formula: Enchant Weapon – Crusader, Scarlet Spellbinder, WPL, ridiculos
Formula: Enchant Weapon – Healing Power, bosses, MC, very low
Formula: Enchant Weapon – Spell Power, bosses, MC, very low
Formula: Enchant Weapon – Unholy, Thuzadin Shadowcaster, strat, very low
Formula: Enchant Weapon – Fiery Weapon, Pyromancer Loregrain, BRD, very high
Formula: Enchant Gloves – Threat, Emperor Vek’nilash, AQ, very high
Formula: Enchant Gloves – Shadow Power, bosses, AQ, low
Formula: Enchant Gloves – Healing Power, bosses, AQ, very low
Formula: Enchant Gloves – Frost Power, bosses, AQ, low
Formula: Enchant Gloves – Fire Power, bosses, AQ, low
Formula: Enchant Chest – Greater Stats, Taerar/Onyxia/Azuregos, low
Formula: Enchant Bracer – Greater Intellect, Vilebranch Shadowcaster, Hinterlands, very low
Formula: Enchant Bracer – Superior Stamina, alot of mobs, BRS/strat/scholo, very low
Formula: Enchant Cloak – Dodge, bosses, AQ, low
Formula: Enchant Cloak – Greater Resistance, Atal’ai Witch Doctor, ST,very low
Formula: Enchant 2H Weapon – Superior Impact, Blackhand Elite, BRS, low
Formula: Enchant Gloves – Greater Strength, Spirestone Mystic, BRS, low

  • Very high: >14%
  • High: 9-13%
  • Medium: 4-8%
  • Low: 1-3%
  • Very Low: 0.5-1%
  • Ridiculous: <0.5%

Where the high level enchantments are sold

Formula: Enchant Weapon – Mighty Intellect , BRD, Lokhtos Darkbargainer, 9G + rev TB
Formula: Enchant Weapon – Mighty Spirit, BRD bar, Lokhtos Darkbargainer, 7G 20S + Hon TB
Formula: Enchant Cloak – Greater Nature Resistance,Silitus CH, Kania , 10 G + Hon CC
Formula: Enchant Cloak – Greater Fire Resistance,Silitus CH, Kania , 10 G + Fri CC
Formula: Enchant Bracer – Healing, EPL/WPL, AD quartermaster, 6G + rev A

Visual Effects of Enchants

  • Beastslaying – Red
  • Elemental Slaying – Red
  • Damage – Blue
  • Agility – Green
  • Intellect – Yellow
  • Spirit – Yellow
  • Crusader – White
  • Icy Chill – Bright White
  • Lifestealing – Purple
  • Fiery – Orange/Red
  • Demonslaying – Orange/Yellow
  • Unholy – Green, with 2 skulls rotating around the weapon
  • Spell Damage – Purple



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