Enchanting goes well with Tailoring because you don't need a gathering profession to support either of these. But you will spend a lot of gold on this profession if you want to buy everything from the Auction House. It depends on the realm economy but can cost up to tens of thousands of gold.
Learning Legion Enchanting
If you have trouble finding the trainer, just walk up to any guard in the city and ask where the Enchanting trainer is located. Asking the guard will place a red marker on your map at the trainer's location.
Most Legion recipes have 3 ranks. Higher rank recipes stay orange longer, and they need fewer materials to craft. The recipes come from different sources like Vendors, World Quests, Reputation, dungeon drops, and even rated battleground win.
If you hover over the little stars on the right side of your spellbook, you can see the source of the next rank for the selected recipe.
Most Enchanting recipes are unlocked by completing a long quest chain. These quests are given to you by various NPCs around the Broken Isle.
You can get the first quest from Ildine Sorrowspear, she is right next to the Enchanting Trainer.
It's possible that you already started these quests at one point, but you forgot what the quest was and abandoned it, thinking it was a useless quest. Unfortunately, if you remove Enchanting quests from your quest log, it's hard to find where you left off with the quest chain, so check each of these NPCs below if they have any quests for you:
- Enchanter Nalthanis - Dalaran
- Ildine Sorrowspear - Dalaran
- Jace Darkweaver - Azuna
- Enchantress Ilanya - Azuna
- Fallen Priestess - Asuna
- Priestess Driana - Asuna
- Kharmeera - Asuna
- Guron Twaintail - Highmountain
- Nalamya - Val'sharah
- Tigrid the Charmer - Stormheim
Turn on the tracking of trivial quests to make it easier to spot the quest giver NPCs while you are doing the quests.
List of Legion Enchanting Quests
There are 29 Enchanting quests in total. They are pretty straightforward, and the in-game quest tracking tool does a good job of showing where to go and what to do. I will not write down the details of every quest, but below, you can find the full list of the quests and some notes/tips for some of the quests. You can finish every quest easily in a few hours if you start them at 50.
Materials needed to complete the quests:
- 54 x Arkhana
- 15 x Leylight Shard
- 5 x Enchanting Vellum - Sold by Ildine Sorrowspear. (she is near your trainer).
|1||Some Enchanted Evening|
|2||The Last Few||Buy and learn Formula: Enchant Ring - Word of Versatility from the quest giver before you make these.|
|3||Helping the Hunters||Use the Orgrimmar / Stormwind portal in Dalaran, then portal back to Azsuna to get there faster.|
|4||In the Loop|
|5||Strings of the Puppet Masters|
|7||Thunder Struck||The upper part of Thunder Totem.|
|8||Strong Like the Earth|
|9||Waste Not||Collect Highmountain Armor from the ground and disenchant them to get the dust for the quest.|
|10||Cloaked in Tradition|
|12||No Longer Worthy||Collect Enchanted Raven Sigil from mobs around Black Rook Hold, then use your Disenchant skill on to them to obtain Raven Dust.|
|14||Darkheart Thicket: The Glamour Has Faded||You can use your mount inside the instance, so you can just quickly rush to the bosses, but you only have to kill the first and the last boss, you can skip the rest. Wait a bit at the end until you can talk to the NPC there because he can teleport you out.|
|15||An Enchanting Home|
|16||A Touch of Magic|
|17||Halls of Valor: Revenge of the Enchantress||Talk to Odyn at the end to teleport out.|
|18||Cursed, But Convenient||You have to pick this up in Dalaran, you won't get a follow-up in Stormheim. Make sure to buy the Rank 2 - Formula: Enchant Cloak - Word of Strength from Ildine Sorrowspear near your trainer.|
|19||Prepping For Battle||Learn Rank 2 - Formula: Enchant Cloak - Word of Strength before you craft the cloak enchant.|
|20||The Druid's Debt||Make sure to also pick up Sentinel's Final Duty and Crossroads Rendezvous before you leave.|
|21||Sentinel's Final Duty||Don't deliver this and The Druid's Debt yet, you will go back there a few steps later.|
|23||Turnabout Betrayal||Collect 5 Fel-Crusted Rune from mobs around the area then disenchant them.|
|25||The Absent Priestess||You should also turn in The Druid's Debt and Sentinel's Final Duty.|
|27||On Azure Wings|
|28||Neltharion's Lair: Rod of Azure||You have to clear these three instances: Neltharion's Lair, The Stonecore, and Scholomance. You can't skip the first few packs in Stonecore because Millhouse is needed to trigger the first boss.|
|29||Down to the Core||You have to find and loot four Arcane defenders across Suramar city. They patrol a small area, so if you don't see them, just look around or wait for the respawn.|
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Blood Elf characters have +10 Enchanting skill because of their passive Arcane Affinity. An extra 10 Enchanting skill means recipes stay orange for 10 more points, so you can save a lot of gold by doing lower level recipes for 10 more points.
You can get 19 easy skill points by Disenchanting any item that is from the Broken Isle. These are not guaranteed skill points, so you should get around 40-50 items.
Legacy loot is enabled now for Legion raids, which means every raid boss drops 5 items, so you can get the 50 items in 20-30 minutes by soloing raid bosses. Find Archmage Timear at Dalaran and queue for the first 4 raid finder wing. (7 Emerald Nightmare bosses, 3 Nighthold Bosses).
If you don't want to solo the raids, then you can skip this part, but you have to make more from the next recipes. I recommend leveling this way because you will also get 50 Chaos Crystal from disenchanting the items and you can use the crystals to level Enchanting.
The Enchanting Shuffle
Leveling Legion Enchanting is a bit different compared to the other expansions because you can craft every recipe from skill 1. Choosing the best recipes comes down to which enchanting material is the cheapest.
Enchanters can turn crystals into shards and shards into dust, so you should consider this when you buy them from the Auction House.
- Chaos Shatter - Shatters 1 x Chaos Crystal into 2 x Leylight Shard.
- Ley Shatter - Shatters 1 x Leylight Shard into 3 x Arkhana.
Formula: Chaos Shatter is sold by Toraan the Revered, but you have to reach Friendly reputation with the Argussian Reach faction before you can buy the recipe. Follow this guide if you are not friendly yet, and if you have never been to Argus before, then follow this guide and complete the Argus storyline quests. (can be done in around 1-2 hours)
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If you are farming the Crystals, I recommend doing Emerald Nightmare and Nighthold on Raid Finder, Normal and Heroic difficulty before you clear other instances. Tomb of Sargeras takes a lot longer to clear, even on Raid Finder, and you shouldn't go to Antorus unless you cleared everything else. You can also clear Trial of Valor, but the first boss is a bit tricky and slow since you have to kite the bosses around and try to nuke them when they are casting. (you can't kill them if they are close to each other)
- 55 x Chaos Shatter - 55 Chaos Crystal
The Chaos Shatter recipe will be yellow for the last 10 points, so you might have to make a few more.
There are 4 enchants that you can make:
The Rank 2 recipes are sold by Ildine Sorrowspear at Dalaran near your trainer.
Three of the Rank 3 recipes come from World Quests. The World quests you get are randomly generated, so you probably won't get one right away and have to wait a few days until one pops up.
You can unlock these quests by completing Uniting the Isles for Archmage Khadgar (requires level 45). The reputation requirement for the quest was removed, so you can just complete the quest without any Friendly reputation with the Legion factions.
You can get the Formula: Enchant Ring - Word of Versatility - Rank 3 recipe from Sylvia Hartshorn if you are honored with the Dreamweavers.
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Make 30 from these:
30 x Rank 3 - Binding of Critical Strike - 120 x Chaos Crystal, 1050 x Arkhana
30 x Rank 3 - Binding of Haste - 120 x Chaos Crystal, 1050 x Arkhana
30 x Rank 3 - Binding of Mastery - 120 x Chaos Crystal, 1050 x Arkhana
30 x Rank 3 - Binding of Versatility - 120 x Chaos Crystal, 1050 x Arkhana
You can buy the Rank 2 recipes from Ildine Sorrowspear at Dalaran near your Trainer.
Rank 3 recipes:
- Formula: Enchant Ring - Binding of Critical Strike - The Nightfallen - Exalted - Sold by First Arcanist Thalyssra at Suramar.
- Formula: Enchant Ring - Binding of Haste - Dreamweavers - Exalted - Sold by Sylvia Hartshorn at Val'sharah.
- Formula: Enchant Ring - Binding of Mastery - The Nightfallen - Exalted - Sold by First Arcanist Thalyssra at Suramar.
- Formula: Enchant Ring - Binding of Versatility - The Nightfallen - Exalted - Sold by First Arcanist Thalyssra at Suramar.
You can skip getting the rank 3, and just simply make the rank 2 recipes, but the rank 2 recipe will be green for the last 10 points so you will have to make a LOT more, probably around 50-60 in total.
Another alternative is to just make one of the rank 2 neck recipes until 90, then just level enchanting slowly over 2-3 weeks with the Enchanting World Quests. These quests show up every 2-3 days and give you 1 skill point.
I hope you liked this Enchanting guide, congratulations on reaching 100!