Borean Leather Farming

This Borean Leather farming guide is made to help you farm Borean Leather. I decided to search for places with high density of mobs which I can skin and drop Borean Leather. I traveled around Northrend, and after a while I made a list of places.

The recommended Skinning skill is 350 for farming, else you will get a lot of [Borean Leather Scraps].

 

Borean Leather

 

Before you go anywhere, clear your bags first. That’s because for skinning the animals, you need to loot them first. This means you will gather a lot of junk stuff filling your bags. 

The Ruby Sanctum - Raid

The best place to farm Borean Leather is the The Ruby Sanctum raid, but you have to be at least around level 90 to farm there efficiently. Raid difficulty doesn't matter, so you can set to normal, but you should always set the Legacy Raid size to 25 man because it has a lot more mobs. Right click on your own portrait and select "Raid Difficulty" to change raid size and difficulty. (only try the 10man version if you can't solo the 25man)

The portal to this instance is located underneath the Wyrmrest Temple, in Dragonblight at Northrend. (In (Legion) Dalaran you can port directly to Wyrmrest Temple from the portals in the middle)

You should stop twice to kill and skin the mobs because the corpses might start despawning before you can skin them if you try kill all of them in one pull.

IMPORTANT! Don't pull Baltharus the Warborn or Saviana Ragefire minibosses, or you can't reset the instance!

You can reset the instance by right clicking over your own portrait then click the "Reset all instance" button. This restarts the whole instance and all mobs will be back. (You can only do 10 instance runs in an hour.)

Gundrak - Dungeon

Important! Set the instance to normal.

Gundrak is the best place to farm if you can't farm solo Ruby Santrcum yet, but you still have to be around level 85 to farm there efficiently. You only have to kill Unyielding Constrictors in the first part of the instance, then run out and reset.

You can reset the instance by right clicking over your own portrait then click the "Reset all instance" button. This restarts the whole instance and all mobs will be back. You can only do 10 instance runs in an hour, and one run will take about 3-4 minutes, this means you will have around 20-30 minutes downtime when you can't enter the instance. Fortunately, a very good farming place is right outside of the instance, you can read more about this at the Zul'Drak farming section below.

Note: Gundrak has two entrance. You have to enter through this one.

Zul'Drak

You will find a lot of Gundrak Raptors in Zul'Drak near Gundrak instance. These raptors are a bit spread apart, so first you might think this is a bad place to farm, but they drop 1-3 Borean Leather, which makes this place really good.

You should follow the red line on the map below and by the time you do a full circle, the mobs will respawn at the start, if they didn't respawn you can just skin a few bats until they do. You will get more leather/minute if you use your mount after each raptor if the next one is far away.

This place cannot support more than one farmer.

Sholazar Basin

Sholazar Basin is a decent place to farm, you will find Hardknuckle Foragers and Hardknuckle Chargers around Frenzyheart Hil.

Storm Peaks

The area around the Engine of the Makers is also a good place to farm. There are lots of Rhinos and Dragons here. You can also go into the cave called Gimorak's Den, I marked it with a yellow X on the map.

These are my favorite places for Borean Leather farming. Contact me if you have other great farming spots!

Visit my Savage Leather farming page when you have enough Borean Leather!

 

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