How to make enough gold to pay for a sub?

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I can make 100k in a month just doing gold missions on all my 110s. Get their ilevels raised to max, get equipment that boosts success chances to 200%, and you'll be able to rake in around 750g plus a bonus of 1,500g. Supplement with emissary chests as needed.
Get your followers up to whatever level is required for the gold missions with the 1500 bonus. Not gonna happen in a week if you haven't been stockpiling armor and equipment already but that alone should pay your sub in the future.

For your immediate needs if at all possible do something that pays money irl. That will be far more efficient than anything you can do in game.
I have 4 max level toons with their class halls and followers upgraded, and the gold missions alone pay for my sub.
I just wanted to thank all of you guys;

I played the auction house, and sold a ton of things I had, and ended up making around 200kg, so thanks guys! I get a free month now!
For tailoring, I suggest making bags. The larger the bag, the more you can make. On my server, I sell Embersilk bags for approximately $400 (give or take depending on the day and time). That's my main source of income after darkmoon daggermaw (see below). The bags' required Embersilk cloth and Hypnotic Dust are easy to farm if you know where to look. I can get about 800 in 20 minutes, plus vendor trash, gold... greens that can be disenchanted for hypnotic dust. Once you get a good stash going of cloth and dust, you can make and sell the bags.

It's a bit of work to get started, but worth it once you see how quickly the bags sell and all the gold starts rolling in. You can also craft more expensive bags- like profession bags or the Silkweave Satchel. I sell quite a few Hyjal Expedition Bags for around 1,500g :) But check your server for prices if you go this route. The way I look at it is, if there is one thing everybody in game uses, it's bags. And people are always looking to increase their storage. So bags, especially large bags of all kinds- are guaranteed to sell.

I also make a good chunk of change selling Darkmoon Daggermaw when the Darkmoon Fair is in town. I know this doesn't help you now, but maybe somthing to keep in mind for the future. Again, check your server for prices, but I can get 20-25g per fish. When the Faire is in town, I take to the docks and I spend almost all of my time fishing. People want to buy items (especially the pet and mount) from the dock vendors, but they don't want to spend the necessary time fishing the required daggermaw for currency (the mount is currently 500 daggermaw. This takes me about 2-2.5 hours to collect).

You can disenchant items and sell the dust and shards. Some of them go for good money.

And of course there's always the standby of farming. Herbs. Ores. Cloth. Food. This can take time, but it's all about doing your research and seeing what sells and what doesn't :)
07/11/2017 01:55 PMPosted by Ahirael
Hey guys, I'm really bad at making gold in game.

At the moment, my highest amount of gold is about 25k.

I'm going through a bit of a rough patch irl regarding money, and I have about a week left of gametime, and while I COULD pay for another sub, I'd prefer to make enough gold to do so.

Any tips?

Thank you so much!

Put either the 50 and 100g follower trinkets on your follower you make 150g per wq then run boxes atleast every other day do it for every 110 you have. Get the blood hunter enchant for shoulders and use bloods for chat mats herbs ores which ever is on ah for the most undercut it for quick sale.
Craft legendaries, even on one toon you will make enough within a month to pay for your sub. Cloth one on my realm goes for about 50k and leather/mail and plate ones are much more expensive.

Pots and flasks are easy way too.
Lots of 110's and run LFRs

On my server the defiled runes or whatever from LFR are 400g each

Run a few characters, and make 1000's of gold.

Unless you're like me, and you're just too lazy for that lol!
Pick about 3,000 starlight roses, that should do the trick. It's almost not as horrible as it sounds.
07/11/2017 01:55 PMPosted by Ahirael
Hey guys, I'm really bad at making gold in game.

At the moment, my highest amount of gold is about 25k.

I'm going through a bit of a rough patch irl regarding money, and I have about a week left of gametime, and while I COULD pay for another sub, I'd prefer to make enough gold to do so.

Any tips?

Thank you so much!


World Quests with a companion that has all gold making equipment equipped, resource gathering, and going to my WoD garrison every few days to get bloods from the barn, buy satchels of gold from the trader, and sell furs on the AH.
07/16/2017 11:03 PMPosted by Giggargrin
Pick about 3,000 starlight roses, that should do the trick. It's almost not as horrible as it sounds.

Sounds trifling
get every toon the blood hunter shoulder enchant from wardens.
do your emmisaries.
Spend the bloods gained on ore.
smash the ore, cut gems craft rings/necks
All that cloth you gathered while questing make items out of it.
All that meat you picked up turn it into raid food.
DE the tailoring and JC items.
Sell the lot on the AH.
Profit.
07/16/2017 11:09 PMPosted by Reaganpazuzu
07/16/2017 11:03 PMPosted by Giggargrin
Pick about 3,000 starlight roses, that should do the trick. It's almost not as horrible as it sounds.

Sounds trifling


I did it in about 10 hours because I was too lazy to do it before. I would imagine you could spread this out over the month quite easily if you weren't lazy like me.
07/11/2017 02:07 PMPosted by Drunkdemon
There is a WQ that pops up in a zone to kill something for bacon. When you do it, you get 5 slices of bacon. Each slice sells for 250-500g.

5 slices x 7 110s x 300g = 10K gold.

It pops up every 2-3 days...so assume it pops up twice a week, that's 80k gold


Your prices are dependent on your realm only...not all realms will get same prices....I just checked my realm and Bacon on my realm is under 100 gold per slice....just like that Sun Darter Hatchling pet that just came out some players on some realms were getting 250K for selling it early on....myself the highest I could get in same time period was 150K...prices are realm dependent all the time.
On your Alchemist and even your Inscriptionist you can make a lot of money but you need to put in the time and effort for the payoff. Depending on how many things you've learned on your inscriptionist, some of the glyphs' can be quite pricey on the AH.

As for your alchemist, devote a day to farming for flasks. Get a lot of herb, lots of Starlight rose, just go ham the whole day. Do your best to make and sell these flasks for tuesday/wednesday evening's starting around 1 hour before the standard raid times on your server ie. 7-8pm roughly.

If you're not a Mythic raider, do as many LFR's as you can and sell off the Defiled Augment runes on Tuesdays.

On any given tues or weds I can make well over 100k or more from one night but I spend about 2 days gathering everything I need for Tuesday.
07/11/2017 01:58 PMPosted by Ahirael
07/11/2017 01:57 PMPosted by Drunkdemon
How many 110s do you have? What are their professions?


I have 7 110's, 5 on Illidan, and 2 on Emerald Dream.

Mage: Enchanting/Engineering
Death Knight: Blacksmithing/Mining
Warlock: Enchanting/Engineering
Druid: Herbalism/Alchemy
Demon Hunter: Herbalism/Alchemy
Priest: Enchanting/Tailoring
Monk: Herbalism/Inscription


110 upgradable crafted plate gear is selling pretty good right now - you sort of missed the peak demand though but you can still make probably 100k a week on most servers.

Mining and herbing should earn you a good bit if you do it an hour or so a day.
07/17/2017 01:20 AMPosted by Moused
07/11/2017 02:07 PMPosted by Drunkdemon
There is a WQ that pops up in a zone to kill something for bacon. When you do it, you get 5 slices of bacon. Each slice sells for 250-500g.

5 slices x 7 110s x 300g = 10K gold.

It pops up every 2-3 days...so assume it pops up twice a week, that's 80k gold


Your prices are dependent on your realm only...not all realms will get same prices....I just checked my realm and Bacon on my realm is under 100 gold per slice....just like that Sun Darter Hatchling pet that just came out some players on some realms were getting 250K for selling it early on....myself the highest I could get in same time period was 150K...prices are realm dependent all the time.


Illidan bacon is going over 300 a slice, currently 442 g - any server that has a good raiding population the price should be high

https://theunderminejournal.com/#us/illidan/item/133680

the bacon is really a good idea because you can do that on all your characters each time it comes up.

and doing the quests for felwort and brimstones usually is very worth it too.

felwort is 300 each and the quest usually gives you 5 or 6 - so there's another 1500 gold per herb toon a few times a week.

brimstone is a lost cause on that server ... wow the price is low there.
07/17/2017 01:58 AMPosted by Roxette
Illidan bacon is going over 300 a slice, currently 442 g - any server that has a good raiding population the price should be high


But its still realm dependent....not all realms have good raiding population.....as you see mine doesn't...it use too but not anymore.
07/16/2017 11:03 PMPosted by Xiata
Lots of 110's and run LFRs

On my server the defiled runes or whatever from LFR are 400g each

Run a few characters, and make 1000's of gold.

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If you can tank/heal them when satchels are up, all the better -- more runes and bloods + about 800g per satchel.


If you can tank/heal them when satchels are up, all the better -- more runes and bloods + about 800g per satchel.


Doing LFR with satchels up is a terrible way to make gold for your sub. That's like what 3k an hour? Yikes.

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