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We've just updated our WoW Classic guide section with a General Professions Guide, where you can find detailed information about each Profession, and a Goldmaking Guide, which offers insight into the most profitable Professions in WoW Classic.
General Professions Guide
In the General Professions Guide, you will learn more about leveling Professions in WoW Classic, Profession ranks, and types of Professions, with links to the individual guides.
Professions Tier List
Our Goldmaking Guide comes with a Tier List of Professions and we rank them based on profitability.
S-Tier: Skinning A-Tier: Alchemy, Herbalism, Mining B-Tier: Leatherworking C-Tier: Enchanting, Engineering D-Tier: Tailoring, Blacksmithing To learn more about the rationale behind our ranking, check out the guide here.
The latest WoW Classic guides include a General Professions Guide and a Goldmaking Guide with a Profession Tier List.
Update: apologies for the headline, it should have read WEST first - with the leveling and raid race for Classic we used West as we didn't have info from Asia servers so I made the mistake of lumping it in as a "World First". Apologies!
Here's the article about the real World First, Chinese player LongDD.
We already reported on the World First Eye of Sulfuras drop some 2 weeks ago, but actually crafting the thing takes a whole lot of time and resources, so it's only now that the actual weapon has popped up in the game! The original first drop came for the guild Venture from Flamelash EU, but it seems Senseless from Firemaw EU focused more on acquiring all the mats and most of all transmutes needed to get the thing assembled! Big congratulations to the guild and Kembria in particular!
It's impressive that the guild and Kembria specifically managed to get all the mats together so quickly, especially the Sulfuron Ingots, which the warrior apparently got all on his own, save the 1 that the guild provided, simply by getting enough gold to shop Firemaw's Auction House (for around 400-500 gold per ingot). Since there have been around 3-4 viable raid lockouts since the game arrived, it seems there are plenty of guilds heading to Molten Core on the server, which helped get the AH stocked.
Perhaps unsurprisingly this achievement brought up the layering discussion again in the reddit thread, from the large amount of mats needed from the open world, to even accusations of exploits via the raid resets server-wide, due to the scarcity of Sulfuron Ingots. There doesn't see to be any indication for any of that, and 3-4 weeks is plenty for an entire server to get the open world mats together with Firemaw being as active a server as it is. On a brighter note, there are also the very standard Vanilla call-outs of "it should have gone to a shaman"!
If you want to see more details on just what exactly it takes to craft Sulfuras, Hand of Ragnaros, as well as the long-running discussion on whether it's the best weapon for warriors in Vanilla launch and overall, head on over to our spotlight article for the weapon, or check out our guide to acquiring it right here.
It seems we spoke too soon when we announced the first Sulfuras today, as a Chinese player actually completed it 4 days ago! With Classic it's a little harder to track exactly who got a WF, and in our previous post the comment linking the earlier completion wasn't in yet at the time of posting. As we weren't getting a lot of information out of the Asian Classic scene during the leveling stage we consequently missed this one as well. Apologies to LongDD who got the legendary mace first, on September 17th to be exact, and here's the video to commemorate the crafting:
You can read more about LongDD and his fellow Dota2 veteran players getting the mace right here. And huge congrats to LongDD for the achievement!
We have another official tour of a capital city, and this time it's the Horde that's getting a look around their home. With a whole lot of class and profession trainers and vendors marked, and each part of the city mapped, the only other thing you really need to know is how long to spend running around the bank roof. The correct answer is: forever.
You can also check out the Stormwind tour and the various ways you can get around Azeroth.
Finding trainers and supplies can take a little extra time to adjust to in WoW Classic, but we’ve got a handy guide to help you get around the Horde capital city of Orgrimmar.
Quick Index of Locations
*Weapon Trainer: (22) There are two Weapon Trainers located in the Valley of Honor—Weapon Master Hanashi and Weapon Master Sayoc.
Weapon Master Hanashi can teach bows, one- and two-handed axes, staves, and all manner of thrown weapons. Weapon Master Sayoc can teach bows, daggers, fist weapons, one- and two-handed axes, and thrown weapons. Profession Trainers Class Trainers and Supplies Alchemy–The Drag (13) Hunter–The Valley of Honor (24) Blacksmithing–The Valley of Honor (21) Mage–The Valley of Spirits (3) Engineering–The Valley of Honor (20) Priest–The Valley of Spirits (4) Enchanting–The Drag (12) Rogue–The Cleft of Shadow (5) Leatherworking–The Drag (14) Shaman–The Valley of Wisdom (10) Tailoring–The Drag (15) Warlock–Cleft of Shadow (8) Cooking–The Drag (16) Warrior–The Valley of Honor (18) First Aid–The Valley of Spirits (4b) Poison Supplies–The Cleft of Shadow (6) Fishing–The Valley of Honor (23) Stable–The Valley of Honor (25) Herbalism–The Drag (17) General Trade Goods–The Valley of Strength (1) Mining–The Valley of Honor (19) Reagents Vendor–The Valley of Strength (2) and The Valley of Wisdom (11) Skinning–The Drag (14) Full Index of Locations
The Valley of Strength Location
1–Orgrimmar General Store Profession Supplies General Trade Goods Merchant Shimra 2–Spirit Fury Reagents
The Valley of Spirits Location Category NPC Type NPC Name 3–Darkbriar Lodge Class Trainer Mage Trainer Uthel'nay Class Trainer Mage Trainer Enyo Class Trainer Mage Trainer Deino Class Trainer Mage Trainer Pephredo Class Trainer Portal Trainer Thuul 4–Spirit Lodge Class Trainer Priest Trainer Ur'kyo Class Trainer Priest Trainer X'year 4b–Survival of the Fittest Profession Trainer First Aid Trainer Arnok The Cleft of Shadow Location Category NPC Type NPC Name 5–Shadowswift Brotherhood Class Trainer RogueTrainer Ormok Class Trainer RogueTrainer Shenthul Class Trainer RogueTrainer Gest 6–Rekkul's Poisons Class Supplies Rogue Poison Vendor Rekkul 7–Shadowdeep Reagents Class Supplies Reagents Vendor Hagrus 8–Darkfire Enclave Class Pet Trainer Demon Trainer Kurgul Class Trainer Warlock Trainer Grol'dar Class Trainer Warlock Trainer Zevrost Class Trainer Warlock Trainer Mirket 9–Ragefire Cavern Dungeon (Level 13-18)
The Valley of Wisdom Location Category NPC Type NPC Name 10–Grommash Hold Class Trainer Shaman Trainer Kardris Dreamseeker Class Trainer Shaman Trainer Sagorne Crestrider Class Trainer Shaman Trainer Sian'tsu 11–Asoran's Market Class Reagents Reagents Vendor Magenius The Drag Location Category NPC Type NPC Name 12–Godan's Runeworks Profession Supplies Enchanting Supplies Kithas Profession Trainer Journeyman Enchanter Jhag Profession Trainer Expert Enchanter Godan 13–Yelmak's Alchemy and Potions Profession Supplies Alchemy Supplies Kor'geld Profession Trainer Journeyman Alchemist Whuut Profession Trainer Expert Alchemist Yelmak 14–Kodohide Leatherworkers Profession Trainer Expert Leatherworker Karolek Profession Leatherworker Journeyman Leatherworker Kamari Profession Trainer Skinning Trainer Thuwd Profession Supplies Leatherworking Supplies Tamar 15–Magar's Cloth Goods Profession Trainer Journeyman Tailor Snang Profession Trainer
Leatherworking Supplies Jillian Tanner Profession Trainer Expert Tailor Magar Profession Supplies Tailoring Supplies Borya 16–Borstan's Firepit Profession Trainer Cooking Trainer Zamja Profession Supplies Cooking Supplier Xen'to 17–Jandi's Arboretum Profession Trainer Herbalism Trainer Jandi The Valley of Honor Location Category NPC Type NPC Name 18–Hall of the Brave Class Trainer Warrior Trainer Grezz Ragefist Class Trainer Warrior Trainer Sorek Class Trainer Warrior Trainer Zel'mak 19–Red Canyon Mining Profession Trainer Mining Trainer Makaru Profession Trainer Mining Trainer Gorina 20–Nogg's Machine Shop Profession Supplies Engineering Supplies Sovik Profession Trainer Expert Engineer Nogg Profession Trainer Artisan Engineer Roxxik Profession Trainer Journeyman Engineer Thund 21–The Burning Anvil Profession Trainer Expert Blacksmith Snarl Profession Trainer Journeyman Blacksmith Ug'thok Profession Trainer Armor Crafter Shayis Steelfury Profession Trainer Armorsmith Okothos Ironrager Profession Trainer Weaponsmith Borgosh Corebender Profession Trainer Artisan Blacksmith Saru Steelfury Profession Supplies Blacksmithing Supplier Sumi 22–Arms Legend Weapon Trainer Weapon Master Hanashi Weapon Trainer Weapon Master Sayoc 23–Lumak's Fishing Profession Supplies Fishing Supplies Shankys Profession Trainer Fishing Trainer Lumak 24–Hunter's Hall Class Trainer Hunter Trainer Sian'dur Class Trainer Hunter Trainer Xor'juul Class Trainer Hunter Trainer Ormak Grimshot Class Pet Trainer Hunter Pet Trainer Xoa'stu 25–Stable Area Stable Stable Master Xon'cha
Here come some more Classic hotfixes, as Blizzard have found at least part of the issue that was causing problems with hunters' Feign Death. It seems the spell cancelling for turning is more sensitive in Classic than it was in 1.12, so it's much easier for the Feign to cancel out. The hotfix will address this issue, but excessive turning both during and after the cast will still cause it to fail, but it will be less likely after the hotfix.
There are other issues also being investigated regarding combat engagement during Feign Death:
Feign Death (source)
Hey everybody, I wanted to take a minute to talk about Feign Death. Hunters are understandably very concerned about the behavior of such an iconic ability, with a variety of important uses, and I want to assure you that we’re aware of your reports and we’re investigating. This one isn’t easy at all. In our reference builds, many of the same behaviors that players are reporting do occur, but sometimes with slight differences in timing or consistency, which makes it really difficult to even identify a clear bug in the first place. However, despite this difficulty we have made some progress here.
The first issue is that Feign Death cancels when you move, including if you turn, and very often high-skill hunters are running from an opponent, turning to shoot behind them, and then Feign Death to drop a trap. It some of these cases, Feign Death is failing because the spell-cancel on turning is more sensitive in WoW Classic than it was in 1.12. We’ve tracked down why it’s more sensitive, and we’re testing a change now that relaxes the spell cancellation to make it less likely that you’ll inadvertently trigger this if you’re trying to stop turning to cast Feign Death. That said, if you continue turning after the cast, or keep turning during the cast, you can still cause Feign Death to be cancelled. This fix will go out soon as a hotfix.
There are other reports about it taking too long to drop combat, or having combat re-activated because your pet is getting attacked, and we’re still looking at those issues. We’re tracking a couple of leads there, but we haven’t got this bug in our sights yet, so it may take a bit more time to figure out what’s really going on here.
I’m sorry it’s not a silver bullet, but hopefully it gives you some peace of mind to know we’re listening, and still investigating the issues.