Item Level: 81
Recommended Level: 82+
Embersilk Cloth sells between 1 and 3 gold each (20 to 60 gold a stack) depending on the population of your realm. On some realms it sells for as much as 6 to 10 gold though. Take a look at your realm to see how well it’s selling before you farm a lot of this stuff. If it’s selling for a lot, it’s a really good trade good to farm. Embersilk Cloth always sells best in stacks of 20, since most of the people who buy it are tailors who intend to turn it into Bolts of Embersilk Cloth.
If you want to farm Embersilk effectively you should have Northern Cloth Scavenging and level 400 Tailoring. You can farm without these, but you will find less Embersilk. If you have tailoring leveling 325 but don’t have Northern Cloth Scavenging, visit a Tailor trainer to receive this skill.
If you want to farm Embersilk Cloth effectively, you should really be level 85. You can try at level 84 but level 85 is going to be much more efficient. You can collect it from just about any level 80 or higher humanoid in the new Cataclysm zones. I’ve went through all the possible humanoid areas and found the best place to farm embersilk.
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Where to Farm Embersilk
Farming Embersilk Cloth in Tol’Barad
The best place to farm Embersilk Cloth is in Tol’Barad. The downside is that you will have to contend with much more PvP in this zone than the options below. Otherwise, there are a lot of humanoids with a great chance of dropping Embersilk in The Restless Front. There are two types of ‘ghosts’ that spawn in this area, they are very easy to kill and respawn quickly. Head here if your server is quiet and if you can stand the PvP.
Farming Embersilk Cloth in Deepholm
Probably the second best place to farm Embersilk is in Deepholm in Verlok’s Stand. The Verlok troggs drop a reasonable amount of Embersilk, are easy to kill and there is almost an infinite supply of them to kill. If you can bring a friend here you can do some serious farming. If you’re not strong by yourself, this might not be the best place to farm since the drop rate is slightly lower and you will have to fight 2-3 at a time.
Farming Embersilk Cloth in Twilight Highlands
NOTE: Players have reported that Glopgut Ogres no longer drop Embersilk. Please comment if you’ve tested this.
The next best place to farm Embersilk is in Twilight Highlands west of Thundermar, from the Glopgut Ogres. These guys have more hp than the humanoids in Tol’Barad, but you won’t have to deal with as much PvP. These Ogres drop as much cloth as anyone, are relatively easy to kill and there are enough to make a good farming spot out of them.
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