Item Level: 80
Skill Requirement: Herbalism Level 435
Recommended Level: 78
Icethorn is a great herb to farm. It’s only found in Northrend where barely anyone goes but it’s used in an array of Alchemy recipes. It’s still needed by Alchemists to max out their Alchmey and it’s also sometimes used by scribes when Milling for ink. Icethorn still sells best in stacks 20 and goes for anywhere from 20 to 100 gold per stack. You can farm it as long as you have your Herbalism up to 435 and as long as you can get to the level 78-80 zones in Northrend. I recommend you be at least level 78. Lichbloom is Icethorn’s companion herb. They are both worth about the same amount and you’ll find them together when farming one or the other.
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Where to Farm Icethorn
Farming Icethorn in Storm Peaks
The best place to farm Icethorn is in Storm Peaks. This is because it’s very easy to make an efficient route around the zone without overlapping or flying over huge deadzones. There are a few mountains that will get in your way but you can fly over them pretty quickly with your epic mount. Follow this farming route carefully to maximize the amount of Icethorn and other herbs that you find:
Farming Icethorn in Icecrown
The second best place to farm Icethorn is in Icecrown. The reason it’s second is because the Icethorn is scattered around pretty sporadically. There are a few areas where it is desnsely packed more than others. If you fly from area to area and circle around in each area you’ll find a good amount of Icethorn:
Farming Icethorn in Wintergrasp
The last place to farm Icethorn is in Wintergrasp. Icethorn is scattered all around this zone so there is really no effective route to follow. I would only recommend farming here if you’re doign something else here already like farming Eternal Fire or Eternal Life. Otherwise stick to farming Icethorn in either Icecrown or Storm Peaks.
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