Tag: GoldMaking

Stockpiling?

I don’t usually do a lot of stockpiling between expansions, even though I know a lot of other goblins do. The biggest thing these days seems to be getting ready for relics in Shadowlands, but with no updates as to when pre-patch is hitting, I’m not even sure that relics will make it in as we know them right now.

They work simple enough. Craft an item, apply a relic to said item, and something changes. When you add relic V to an item the vendor price goes up to its maximum value. It takes time to craft the items, time to craft the relics, time to sell. gold per hour is calculated on all of that.

Right now the most popular crafted goods and relics seem to be linen and copper. I’m stockpiling a little of everything that I find for cheap, but I’m really not going out of my way. The rest is just stuff I’ve had in my banks forever that might actually get some use. I’m not stockpiling sky golems either because I think there will be a huge influx of those as people realize how quickly alts can pick up the recipe and begin their sky golem army. I predict the price will drop. I do have a few in reserve, but no huge amounts. I would rather make my gold from Shadowlands items, but still branch out a bit into the older markets too. We’ll just have to see.


A week of Sales

A bit over 300,000 gold in the last 7 days from auction house sales – this doesn’t include any vendor flips I did or any other ways of earning gold (like paragon chests) – and I’m pretty pleased with that amount of gold flowing in this late into an expansion. Most of my costs are low, I’m trying to sell off inventory that will become a bit less valuable as soon as the pre-patch drops (when will that be, exactly, blizzard?!) like uncanny gear that has a lower ilevel if you craft it early (why? I have no idea).

The previous week I picked up 26,000 spirits of harmony, so that’s going to take a while to work through. I’ve been buying ghost iron ore with some if it and then using that to transmute into trillium – then transmuting THAT into living steel. I still have one more mount to obtain on my jewelcrafter, she only has the four base colours and doesn’t own the recipe for the onyx mount yet.

Still, it wasn’t a bad week by any means for my ultra casual gold making self!


Sales in a Year

One of my favourite Tradeskillmaster features is just being able to look back on the past and see how I did. From the graph above you can see that I didn’t really play from October to April of 2019-2020 – that’s when we were moving to our new isolated post and doing all that stuff that went with it.

In that year though, I did make 14 million gold. almost 7 million of it was profit – and that is mostly because I spent 5 million gold on the brutosaurus auction house mount. Otherwise it would have been 2 million gold spent, and 11 million gold profit. Would I have tried to make as much gold if I wasn’t going after the mount? I’m not sure, I’ve always been interested in gold making, so I like to think I would have still put in the effort, but maybe not.

In any case, happy gaming, no matter where you find yourself!


Uncanny Sales still doing Well

This is the last week I’ve had in uncanny sales, and they’re still going pretty strong. I know I don’t move as many products as others do, but I’m happy on my low population server!


Another Week, More Sales

Auction House sales this week haven’t been too bad, with almost 500,000 gold worth of items sold. This doesn’t include any vendor sales or paragon chests I get.


Bring on the Spirits of Harmony

There have been some bots on my server lately that have posted all of their spirits of harmony for around 50g a piece, and each day they stock 30,000 pieces. I decided to buy them out one day for a bit over a million gold. I should be well stocked for a good while now.


Sales

This pattern is no longer in game, but I picked it up for a few gold and there were a number of sellers already, so I’m quite happy with the profits!


What Am I Doing With All That Gold?

I bought my auction house mount back in January (or so records show) and since then I’ve purchased a second one for my husband and I’m back up to 9 million gold after purchasing some TCG pets for my personal collection – so what do I DO with all that gold?

These days I’ve been using it to shuffle characters around through the battlenet store. Anything digital that you can purchase there can use bnet balance (I wish the physical store also employed this, but that is not the case) so I’ve been moving my horde characters that were on Hyjal (some, not all) over to my main server of Argent Dawn. Over on AD I have my collection of alliance character, and I’m trying to build up my stable of horde characters. Ideally, I want 1 of every class as each faction.

Honestly, I wish Blizzard would just do away with these factions all together and let us mingle, but since I doubt that will be happening any time soon, this is my method to make sure I don’t miss out. I bought over a million gold worth of tokens this week and moved 5 of my characters. I like to have everyone together for crafting / harvesting purposes, so it feels good to have them all gathered again.

What about you, if you’re making gold what are you spending it on these days?


Profits

I can’t say I’ve been playing very steadily, but I AM enjoying watching the graph go up (it will take a few dips, I need to pay for some accounts coming up). My goal is to hit gold cap on one character before Shadowlands comes out. Why? No real reason, it’s just a goal I set for myself. Will I obtain it? I’m honestly not sure. I’ve been swaying to and from gaming lately, I’ve not been feeling the greatest and I’m pretty tired some days so I end up staring into space not doing much of anything. Hopefully it’s just the heat and summer that has me down.

Happy gaming, no matter where you find yourself!


Back to Making Gold

As always, I bounce around through the summer and then settle right where I left, which in this case, is World of Warcraft. I’m multiboxing 5 accounts, making gold, and have no clear goal in mind. I’m thinking of boosting a warrior because I’ve always wanted one, and we’ll just see from there!