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1-23-2012 @ 8:30AM
Inscription for me actually. But then again I'm a bit lazy with my other professions.But I'll tell you what didn't make me lots of money.Leatherworking.
1-23-2012 @ 8:50AM
How the heck do you make money off Inscription?
1-23-2012 @ 9:46AM
Fortune cards sell pretty well on my server, they still go 10-12g each. Fortune Cookies sometimes go for 17g+ unless someone has flooded the market again... you can really tell who failed economics when you check the markets lol
1-23-2012 @ 9:47AM
Really? I've made a fairly solid amount selling leg enchants (both the cheap ones and the expensive ones) and PvP blues.The PvP gear is annoying because you need so much Heavy Savage Leather to get the patterns, but if you have the storage and mats to keep one of each item in stock, they'll sell slowly, but at decent profit.
1-23-2012 @ 10:25AM
I'm there with you. My main, and almost solely played toon, is a leatherworker. Everytime I read an article about someone making money from a profession, I thought they were some kind of god - how can you possibly do that? In all my leveling up, I've never made money from leatherworking. Sure I've sold a few leg enchants here and there, but that ended up being money I made off of *skinning*. I even made a spreadsheet up once, of all the endgame stuff I could make, and what mats they took, and a separate area for each mat and its cost. I scanned the AH, found the cost of the mats, put them in my spreadsheet, and told me the cost of making each thing. And on my server, each thing was already selling *below* those prices.Then I got an alt leveled high enough on inscription to make fortune cards. Since then it's been like printing money. Like literally I'm putting ink to paper and it's worth twice what I paid for it. It's the opposite of leatherworking.And I didn't even ever get into the glyph market. I tried selling them, but I think I ended up vendoring most of them just to get them from taking up so much space. The ones I made while leveling that is.
1-23-2012 @ 10:51AM
I've made a ton of money with Leatherworking, it's definitely one of my most profitable professions when I look at the amount of gold I take in vs what I spend on the mats. The key is to be willing to invest a little bit of money to start. You've got to buy all of the PvP patterns and have at least one of each PvP piece up at all times. With 8 pieces per set and 4 sets, that's 32 PvP pieces. There are always new people entering PvP who quite often buy every piece. Charge about double the gold of the mats cost and you will rake in money. No, you won't sell pieces every single day, sometimes it will just be one or two at a time. But then comes the day you sell all 8 pieces of a set! Then take that gold, recraft new ones, and start again. My leatherworker's gold stash never dips like my enchanter and JC can when I shell out money for ore or mats.
1-23-2012 @ 11:55AM
@Edymnion how can you not? one time I bought cheap hearbs for about 500g and transformed them into 8k in 3 days. There are glyphs selling for 300g on my server, it's insane how much money you can make with it. The only problem is the fierce competition, but if you are willing to fight, you will swim in cash.
1-24-2012 @ 5:15PM
Sorry but I have to disagree. I make at least 5k gold by farming the stone dragons in deepholm. Then making the mats into leg enchants. Its not usually a time buster either, just farming a couple hours a week.
1-24-2012 @ 3:48AM
I honestly didn't expect people to even look at my comment let alone reply.@Galatea, I can honestly say I never thought about that. Perhaps I need to do more work on my LW. I quite enjoy this topic so far, it's educational to me, so maybe now I won't be sitting at only 1k gold most of the time....What? I like to buy companion pets.
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