Insider Trader is your inside line on making, selling, buying and using player-made products.
is looming ever closer, and things are about to change in a big way. Today I'll be discussing how the patch is going to affect your professions
, and how you can take advantage of this by maximizing your profits
on the Auction House.
Players have become increasingly bored with raiding because the content that was released with the expansion pack, Wrath of the Lich King
, was too quickly conquered. Across the board, players are showing up to raids on an inconsistent basis, and many people now spend much of their time on the Public Test Realm playing through Ulduar.
This has contributed to falling prices on the Auction House for raiding materials and consumables, because not only have many people stopped raiding, many others have decided to save their gold and raid without being buffed to the gills.
What should you do in these tight times? Aside from the things for which you are currently saving, the patch will bring with it a 1000g bill to learn how to dual spec
, costs to fund raid wipes, bring new consumables, and enchant and gem new gear.
By learning what to sell and purchase and when, you can minimize your post-patch costs and make some gold while you're at it.
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