WoW Engineering Leveling Guide 1 - 600
Engineering is the best combined with Mining, if you level Engineering with Mining you will save a lot of gold. If you don't have Mining you will have to buy everything from the Auction House. Check out the Mining leveling guide if you want to level Mining too. But the fastest way to level Engineering is to buy everything from the Auction House.
If you are low on gold, I recommend you to try this Gold Making Guide, it can help you to make loads of gold.
If you are still leveling your character or you just started a new alt, I recommend you to use a leveling guide. You can level your character to level 90 in 7 days with this guide.
Engineering guide sections:
Approximate Materials Required for 1-600:
- 60 x [Rough Stone]
- 36 x [Copper Bar]
- 20 x [Coarse Stone]
- 20 x [Linen Cloth]
- 95 x [Bronze Bar] - 48 Copper Bar + 48 Tin Bar
- 4 x [Moss Agate]
- 30 x [Heavy Stone]
- 60 x [Wool Cloth]
- 15 x [Medium Leather]
- 4 x [Steel Bar]
- 120 x [Solid Stone]
- 161 x [Mithril Bar]
- 20 x [Mageweave Cloth]
- 40 x [Dense Stone]
- 189 x [Thorium Bar]
- 21 x [Runecloth]
- 45 x [Fel Iron Bar]
- 24 x [Mote of Earth]
- 12 x [Mote of Fire]
- 40 x [Adamantite Bar]
- 30 x [Netherweave Cloth]
Wrath of the Lich King
- 210 x [Cobalt Bar]
- 8 x [Frostweave Cloth]
- 20 x [Crystallized Water]
- 10 x [Crystallized Earth]
- 35 x [Tinker's Kit] - You can buy these from Engineering supply vendors near your trainer.
- 85 x [Obsidium Bar]
- 4 x [Alicite]
- 52 x [Volatile Earth]
- 30 x [Volatile Air]
- 76 x [Elementium Bar]
- 20 x [Embersilk Cloth]
- 85 x [Windwool Cloth]
- 90 x [Ghost Iron Bar]
- You will also need around 5-6 [Spirit of Harmony] and 100 [Ghost Iron Bar] or around 350 [Ghost Iron Bar] and 1-2 [Spirit of Harmony]. It really depends on which items you make. I can't list the exact materials needed because it's up to you which recipes you choose.
Engineering Leveling Guide 1 - 50
First, visit any trainer in the main cities of old Azeroth - just ask a guard, and learn Apprentice Engineering.
If you have a Gnome character you should visit my Engineering leveling guide for Gnomes instead of this one.
Buy a Blacksmith Hammer from the Blacksmith supply vendor, it's near your trainer.
- 1 - 30
60 x [Rough Blasting Powder] - 60 Rough Stone
You might even reach 40 with this recipe. You will need the 60 Rough Blasting Powder later, so keep these.
- 30 - 50
30 x [Handful of Copper Bolts] - 30 Copper Bar
You will need around 30 of these later.
50 - 132
Visit your trainer, and learn Journeyman Engineering.
- 50 - 75
30 x [Rough Copper Bomb] - 60 Rough Blasting Powder, 30 Handful of Copper Bolts
Make your [Arclight Spanner] between 50-70 and keep it because you will need it later.
- 75 - 90
20 x [Coarse Blasting Powder] - 20 Coarse Stone
You will need 20 of these later.
- 90 - 100
20 x [Coarse Dynamite] - 20 Coarse Blasting Powder, 20 Linen Cloth
- 100 -116
8 x [Clockwork Box] - 24 Bronze Bar
Use the boxes you make. You will get one extra skill point per craft.
- 116 -120
4 x [Bronze Tube] - 8 Bronze Bar
- 120 -132
4 x [Standard Scope] - 4 Bronze Tube, 4 Moss Agate
132 - 205
Visit your trainer, and learn Expert Engineering.
- 132 -150
30 x [Heavy Blasting Powder] - 30 Heavy Stone
15 x [Whirring Bronze Gizmo] - 30 Bronze Bar, 15 Wool Cloth
- 150 - 160
15 x [Bronze Framework] - 30 Bronze Bar, 15 Medium Leather, 15 Wool Cloth
By making them now, you might get a lot further - probably towards 160, then stop making these and only make more when you'll need them. Keep these too.
- 160 -175
15 x [Explosive Sheep] - 30 Heavy Blasting Powder, 15 Whirring Bronze Gizmo, 15 Bronze Framework, 30 Wool Cloth
- 175 -176
1 x [Gyromatic Micro-Adjustor] - 4 Steel Bar
- 176 - 195
60 x [Solid Blasting Powder] - 120 Solid Stone
Save these because you will need them later.
- 195 - 200
7 x [Mithril Tubes] - 21 Mithril Bar
Stop making these when you reach 200.
205 - 280
Visit your trainer and learn Artisan Engineering.
Engineering has the option at skill level 200 to specialize in Gnomish or Goblin Engineering. You can get the quests from your Engineering trainer. The main difference between both sides is the location of their respective teleporters and the ability of their trinkets. Some items require a specific specialization to use, while other items are crafted by one specialization but are usable by any engineer. Fortunately, most recipes that are crafted by one Specialization can be worn by both.
- 200 - 216
20 x [Unstable Triggers] - 20 Mithril Bar, 20 Mageweave Cloth, 20 Solid Blasting Powder
- 215 - 238
40 x [Mithril Casings] - 120 Mithril Bar
- 238 - 250
20 x [Hi-Explosive Bomb] - 40 Mithril Casings, 20 Unstable Trigger, 40 Solid Blasting Powder
- 250 - 260
20 x [Dense Blasting Powder] - 40 Dense Stone
You might need to make more than 20 to reach 260.
- 260 - 281
21 x [Thorium Widget] - 63 Thorium Bar, 21 Runecloth
280 - 350
Visit your trainer, and learn Master Engineering.
- 281 - 300
21 x [Thorium Tube] - 126 Thorium Bar
- 300 - 320
If you don't reach 320 by making the recipes below, you can still go to the next step, but then you will also need to make a few more Fel Iron Bolts and the other materials. Make the recipes in the exact order as below!
30 x [Handful of Fel Iron Bolts] - 30 Fel Iron Bar
12 x [4 Elemental Blasting Powder] - 24 Mote of Earth, 12 Mote of Fire
5 x [Fel Iron Casing] - 15 Fel Iron Bar
Save all of these.
- 320 - 325
5 x [Fel Iron Bombs] - 5 Fel Iron Casing, 10 Handful of Fel Iron Bolts, 5 Elemental Blasting Powder
You might need to make more than 5 of these if you are unlucky with the skill point gains.
- 325 - 335
10 x [Adamantite Grenade] 40 Adamantite Bar, 10 Elemental Blasting Powder, 20 Handful of Fel Iron Bolts
- 335 - 350
30 x [White Smoke Flare] - 30 Netherweave Cloth, 30 Elemental Blasting Powder
350 - 425
Visit your trainer and learn Grand Master Engineering.
- 350 - 370
You will need around 40 [Handful of Cobalt Bolts] and 20 [Volatile Blasting Trigger] later. Make these now, and you should reach 375 or probably more. Note that when you craft [Handful of Cobalt Bolts] you can get 1 or 3 bolts, and the same goes for [Volatile Blasting Trigger], you will get 2 [Volatile Blasting Trigger] each craft.
30 x [1-3 Handful of Cobalt Bolts] - 60 Cobalt Bar
- 370 - 375
10 x [2 Volatile Blasting Trigger] - 30 Cobalt Bar, 10 Crystallized Water
- 375 - 385
10 x [Overcharged Capacitor] - 40 Cobalt Bar, 10 Crystallized Earth
Keep these too, you will need them. Make any tinker recipe if you didn't reach 385 by making these.
- 385 - 390
6 x [Explosive Decoy] - 6 Frostweave Cloth, 18 Volatile Blasting Trigger
- 390 - 400
10 x [Froststeel Tube] - 80 Cobalt Bar, 10 Crystallized Water
Keep these, you will need them later.
- 400 - 405
10 x [Hand-Mounted Pyro Rocket] - 10 Tinker's Kit
You can make any other tinker recipe if you have an enchant on your gloves. You can buy the Tinker's Kit from the Engineering supply vendor near your trainer.
- 405 - 410
10 x [Nitro Boosts] - 10 Tinker's Kit
- 410 - 420
15 x [Mind Amplification Dish] - 15 Tinker's Kit
- 420 - 425
5 x [Noise Machine] - 10 Froststeel Tube, 10 Overcharged Capacitor, 40 Handful of Cobalt Bolts
425 - 500
Visit your trainer and learn Illustrious Engineering.
- 425 - 442
20 x [2 - 4 Handful of Obsidium Bolts] - 40 Obsidium Bar
Save these, you might need to make more of these later on.
- 442 - 445
1 x [Electrostatic Condenser] - 4 Obsidium Bar, 6 Obsidium Bolts, 4 Volatile Earth
- 445 - 460
15 x [2-3 Electrified Ether] - 30 Volatile Air
- 460 - 470
2 x [R19 Threatfinder] - 12 Obsidium Bars, 4 Alicite, 12 Obsidium Bolts
2 x [Safety Catch Removal Kit] - 20 Obsidium bars, 20 Obsidium Bolts
- 470 - 475
1 x [High-Powered Bolt Gun] - 10 Obsidium Bars, 8 Obsidium Bolts, 4 Electrified Ether
- 475 - 495
4 x [Elementium Toolbox] - 60 Elementium Bar, 48 Volatile Earth
You can also make [Lure Master Tackle Box] up to 490 if you want to.
- 495 - 500
1 x [Elementium Dragonling] - 2 Obsidium Bolts, 8 Electrified Ether, 16 Elementium Bar, 20 Embersilk Cloth
Check your Calendar in-game to see if the Darkmoon Faire is open, the event starts at 00:01 on the Sunday before the 1st Monday of each month.
You can gain +5 skill points by completing a single quest. Click here to read more about the quests.
500 - 600
Visit your trainer and learn Zen Engineering.
- 500 - 550
You will use these later on, so make all of them now. You might even need to make more of these, but this is about the minimum that is needed to reach 580.
25 x [Ghost Iron Bolts] - 75 Ghost Iron Bar
15 x [High-Explosive Gunpowder] - 15 Ghost Iron Bar
Make a few [G91 Landshark] if you didn't reach 550.
- 550 - 554
4 x [Tinker's Kit] - 8 High-Explosive Gunpowder, 8 Ghost Iron Bolts, 8 Windwool Cloth
It's really important to stop making these at 554.
- 554 - 579
5 x [Ghost Iron Dragonling] - 20 High-Explosive Gunpowder, 40 Ghost Iron Bolts, 60 Windwool Cloth
- 579 - 580
1 x [Tinker's Kit] - 2 High-Explosive Gunpowder, 2 Ghost Iron Bolts, 2 Windwool Cloth
- 580 - 595
Here comes the ugly part. If you really want to reach 600 as fast as possible, you have to make 22-24 [Thermal Anvil] just for 15 skill points, which is around 300 Ghost Iron Bar (600 Ghost Iron Ore). I don't recommend this recipe for leveling, you should just take it slowly, farm [Spirit of Harmony] and make any rare item that you can craft, most of them will give 5 skill points.
Recommended items to make:
But you can just make any item that you will use or sell.
- 595 - 600
At this point there is really no other option, you will have to make recipes that require Spirit of Harmony. I recommend the ones below, but you can make any other recipe that will give you 5 skill point.
1 x [Mist-Piercing Goggles] - 8 Ghost Iron Bolts, 2 Spirit of Harmony
1 x [Lord Blastington's Scope of Doom] - 18 Ghost Iron Bolts, 2 Primordial Ruby, 1 Spirit of Harmony.
I hope you liked this Engineering leveling guide, GZ to 600!