Item Level: 86
Skill Requirement: Herbalism Level 545
Recommended Level: 86+
Silkweed is another valuable herb to farm, it’s not as abundant as some other herbs (Rain Poppy & Green Tea Leaf) but it can be farmed effectively if you know where to look. It’s used by alchemists to make the Flask of the Warm Sun (+int). It will also sell to scribes who are looking to mill herbs to gather pigments. Silkweed sells best in stacks of 20, and you’ll want to be at least level 86 to farm it and have level 545 herbalism.
Silkweed is also a great herb to farm along with Golden Lotus, since they share spawning locations if you gather a lot of Silkweed you’re like to find a little bit of Golden Lotus.
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Where to Farm Silkweed
Silkweed is found throughout Pandaria around inland water sources. However, it seems to be most abundant in Valley of the Four Winds.
Farming Silkweed in Valley of the Four Winds & Krasarang Wilds
The best place to farm Silkweed is in the Valley of the Four Winds. However, there are also a lot of places Silkweed spawns in Krasarang Wilds, so I recommend combining these two zones into one big farming route. Follow the east south rivers and look caresfully in the inland areas with lots of water. Make sure you zig-zag up and down the rivers or make sure that you can see both banks, since the herb spawns on both sides of the river. Follow this route for lots of Silkweed:
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