There are 4 ways to make gold in World of Warcraft

1 Farming

  • Completing normal quests
  • Daily quests
  • Repeatedly killing the same set of mobs
  • Picking things up from the ground (inc mining, herbalism, skinning, fishing, archaeology) aka Gathering

If you like this sort of thing, check our Beginners section

2 Services

  • Gold dkp runs
  • Tank (and healing!) services
  • Power leveling
  • Begging – you provide the service of leaving them alone in return for gold.
  • Prospecting, smelting, – these are covered by services rather than crafting, because you don’t sell the end product, you’re just using your profession for a fee
  • Paid access to garrison traders or buildings eg disenchanting at enchanting hut
  • Selling mage portals / warlock summons

If you like this sort of thing, read the blog daily for current tips

3 Crafting

If you like this sort of thing, check the Crafting section

4 Playing the auction house

If you like this sort of thing, read the Advanced section


twitpiAbout the Author

The Gold Queen is written by Alyzande. With many level 100s, 9 years expertise in making gold, 11 garrisons, 17k+ achievements, 1593 days played, and over 32 million 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