Item Level: 30
Skill Requirement: Skinning Level 175
Recommended Level: 35+
Farming Heavy Leather is a great way to make gold. It sells for anywhere in between 40 and 100 gold per stack on the auction house. It sells best in stacks of 20. You should be level 36 before trying to farm it since most mobs with a high chance of dropping it are right around that level. If you’re a Skinner, you can skin it off of level 35-45 mobs. Here are the best places to farm Heavy Leather:
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Where to Farm Heavy Leather
Farming Heavy Leather in Feralas
There are two areas with yetis in Feralas, this is most likely the best place to farm heavy leather. They are the Rage Scar Yetis and the Feral Scar Yetis and can be found inside the two yeti caves in Feralas. The best part about farming these guys is you can just go into the cave, clear it out, and move to the next. If you don’t have a flying mount, you can just wait until they respawn at each location instead of switching back and forth. Here is a map:
Farming Heavy Leather in Dustwallow Marsh
The next place you can go is Dustwallow Marsh. This place is packed full of beasts that you can skin. They range from level 35-41. There are raptors, crocolisks, whelps and dragonkin. These can be found in the south western part of the zone. You can jump from one group to another skinning and gathering as much heavy leather as you need. Here is a map:
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