Patch 4.3 Void Storage
A new feature in patch 4.3 is brought by Ethereals to Stormwind and Orgrimmar.
Clean out your bank of old tier armor and sentimental gifts. I’ll be storing my cadaverous set and four to six full tier sets that I don’t want to transmogrify. Reminders of my times in server-first guilds, my bank (and all my alts’ banks) are filled with biggest slot illusionary bags bursting with soulbound armor.
My collection of staves will go into storage too. I have about 20 of them from the burning crusade onwards. It will be a shame to lose their enchants, though.
I will be left with so much room in my bank that I can transfer in all the crap from my inventory hand bags. For the first time since tbc, I’m not going to carry a 3rd spec set of gear with me “just in case”. Main spec, off spec, and PvP sets only!
With much lighter bags, Blizz ought to give me a +agi buff!
I will be able to carry around a lot more crap, whether that be crafting mats, or items to sell on WoW AH. Posting everything up to the auction house will be faster.
In the wild
I do have Pony Up Argent Squire and a Travellers Tundra Mammoth, so I can vendor my greys and trash and use mail box whilst away from the cities. Bigger bags means I can work, gather, kill and quest in the wild for longer periods. I save travel time. Less time spent travelling is more time to spend making gold.
Void storage is going to make me rich.
Woah, wait a minute there, that’s not what the title of this article says!
We’ve omitted one important piece of information. If I have more bag space, and you have more bag space, then so does everyone else.
One of the services we provide as gold gamers is space rental. You think you’ve never rented inventory space in your bags or bank? This is what you’re effectively doing when you buy low, wait, then sell high.
Players with low storage facilities, who haven’t invested in bags, cannot wait to sell high. They have to sell low.
With void storage, players can now hold their own items for better sales prices. So that’s going to make life harder for you and me.
Void storage and farming
If you have any guild mates or friends who have agreed to farm mats for you, whether cloth, ore, herbs, leather, meat or mob drops, they can hold more now. So you might get more mats to available to buy. There may also be higher volumes on the AH.
How else will void storage affect your gold making?
The Gold Queen is written by Alyzande. With many level 100s, 9 years expertise in making gold, 10 garrisons, 16k achievements, 1505 days played, and over 18m gold earned. The Gold Queen blog teaches you how to make gold playing World of Warcraft using ethical trading, auction house flipping, crafting, reselling snatch lists, and farming gold making.