I have an 80 with 450 herbalism and mining. Since I've heard that gatherers make alot of money at the beginning of an expansion, my plan was to have him gather the new ores and herbs to sell and worry about leveling later.

Now, I've also heard that in order to get in some of the new zones you have to do quests. Is my plan still viable or will I have to level my gatherer to 84 or something before I can have access to the highest herbs/ores?
Edited by Kendon on 11/26/2010 6:28 PM PST