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The Wrath of the Lich King has greatly increased the amount of high-quality items available to players who don't have a lot of time to spend (sometimes called casuals). This page consists of a overview of methods to obtain them.

World DropsEdit

There are some level 80 epics available as world drops. These are typically considered as rather weak by players; they are often small upgrades or sidegrades over rare quality loot from dungeons.

Reputation RewardsEdit

Most WotLK factions offer various epic rewards when your reputation reaches exalted. All factions have at least one armor piece which is considered very good for the classes it is intended for.

Regular DungeonsEdit

The first dungeon ran using the Dungeon Finder will reward two Emblems of Triumph. In addition, Trial of the Champion, Forge of Souls, Pit of Saron and Halls of Reflection all drop epics on normal difficulty.

Heroic DungeonsEdit

The final bosses of heroic dungeons will always drop an epic item, as well as a Frozen Orb which can be used for crafting various epic pieces. In addition, all heroic bosses will drop an Emblem of Triumph, lootable by everyone in the group, which can be turned in, in varying amounts, for additional rewards.

Bind-on-Equip CraftablesEdit

There are many craftable epic items. All require some item from heroics or instances, ranging from the very cheap (Frozen Orbs) to the extremely expensive (Primordial Saronite).

TailoringEdit

Bind on equip Tailoring craftables
Inv misc cape 02
Inv gauntlets 06
Inv chest cloth 48
Inv gauntlets 06
Inv chest cloth 04
Inv gauntlets 06
Inv chest cloth 41
Inv misc cape 02


LeatherworkingEdit

Bind on equip Leatherworking craftable Cloaks
Inv misc cape 14
Inv misc cape 13


Bind on equip Leatherworking craftable Leather Armor
Inv boots cloth 07
Inv pants leather 04
Inv belt 23
Inv shoulder 87
Inv boots cloth 05
Inv pants leather 03


Bind on equip Leatherworking craftable Mail Armor
Inv bracer 15
Inv pants mail 15
Inv chest chain 13
Inv boots chain 06


BlacksmithingEdit

Bind on equip Blacksmithing craftables - Plate Armor
Inv helmet 134
Inv boots plate 08
Inv helmet 134
Inv boots plate 08
Inv helmet 134
Inv boots plate 08


Bind on equip Blacksmithing craftables - Weapons
Inv weapon shortblade 76
Inv sword 73
Inv mace 87
Inv mace 87
Inv mace 84


Bind on equip Blacksmithing craftables - Shields
Inv shield 60


Engineering Edit

Bind on equip Engineering craftables - Guns
Inv weapon rifle 19
Inv weapon rifle 06


Jewelcrafting Edit

Bind on equip Jewelcrafting craftables - Amulets
Inv jewelry necklace 33
Inv jewelry necklace 14
Inv jewelry necklace 35


Bind on equip Jewelcrafting craftables - Rings
Inv jewelry ring 59
Inv jewelry ring 55
Inv jewelry ring 63


Inscription Edit

Bind on equip Inscription craftables - Off-Hand Frills
Inv misc book 09
Inv misc book 09


Bind-on-Pickup CraftablesEdit

There are also some Bind on Pickup craftables; these require a high skill in a crafting profession in order to craft and must be crafted by yourself. Most of these are trainable, but additional high level patterns (which are themselves not BoP and can be bought) are available in raid instances. These are typically considered extremely good items, focusing mainly on stats deemed important by players. There are fewer of these on WotLK than there were on BC.

EngineeringEdit

Bind on pickup Engineering craftables - Goggles
Inv gizmo newgoggles
Inv gizmo newgoggles
Inv gizmo newgoggles
Inv gizmo newgoggles
Inv gizmo newgoggles
Inv gizmo newgoggles
Inv gizmo newgoggles
Inv gizmo newgoggles


Bind on Equip Raid dropsEdit

Most raids drop a few items that are Bind on Equip, and these are sometimes sold in the Auction House. They tend to be quite frighteningly expensive, though.

Single Boss RaidsEdit

Vault of Archavon is usually run by PUGs, and you can get 2 not very hard Emblem of Triumph which can get you even closer to a good raid-equivalent item if you can do them every week.

If you have some good connections, or just plain luck, you might get into a Malygos raid with a guild that knows of it, with some of the best gear, and only taking you less than an hour per week. This one is harder to do as casual, since the gear requirements are usually above what a casual can provide.

NaxxramasEdit

Both normal and heroic modes of Naxxramas can be done by causal guilds if they spread the clearing over several nights. Some fights are difficult to learn and require some good gear of all raiders, but in a few weeks the bosses will take several less tries and so you, as casual, can hope to clear it in 3 days max in a few weeks training.

PvPEdit

There are several new PvP items in the WotLK

Arena Rewards and the complementary Battleground Marks + Honor items

Wintergrasp Rewards Titan-forged Items

Wintergrasp Other Rewards
Trade blacksmithing
Spell arcane arcanetorrent
Inv misc platnumdisks
Inv misc platnumdisks
Inv misc platnumdisks


Battlemaster Trinkets
Ability warrior endlessrage
Ability warrior endlessrage
Ability warrior endlessrage
Ability warrior endlessrage
Ability warrior endlessrage


See also Edit

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