How to make gold as 60 priest?

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Eivar
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How to make gold as 60 priest?

Post by Eivar » Thu May 25, 2023 5:20 pm

Hey guys, I am new to Turtle Wow. Just made it to 60 as a high elf priest. I have mining and herbalism maxxed, plus cooking, fishing, survival, still missing gardening.
How can I make gold to purchase items, consumables for dungeons and future raids?
I don't mind leveling another character if necessary, even on other accounts. I understand that you can have 2 wow clients running at the same time without problems, so I could potentially enchant my gear myself.

Having both mining and herbalism, you'd thing gathering mats is good, but at max level I don't see mats selling that high considering the time investments. If there' s a guide, I couldn't find one in here, or any suggestions, they are welcome satisfied_turtle_head

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Re: How to make gold as 60 priest?

Post by Sinrek » Thu May 25, 2023 6:12 pm

Have you heard of a gear progression? Simply running dungeons and upgrading your current gear might net you a steady flow of both gold and items.
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Re: How to make gold as 60 priest?

Post by Eivar » Thu May 25, 2023 6:40 pm

Sinrek wrote:
Thu May 25, 2023 6:12 pm
Have you heard of a gear progression? Simply running dungeons and upgrading your current gear might net you a steady flow of both gold and items.
Yes, I know I need gear, but I am not in a hurry. I don't mind taking time leveling another class and setting up a way to make gold.
Doing dungeons is not really a way to make money, on the contrary, I might slowly bleed out my current gold.

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Re: How to make gold as 60 priest?

Post by Heine » Thu May 25, 2023 7:14 pm

As priest/paladin/mage you farm dire maul, get 100g/hour and inflate the server.
Devs do not care.

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Re: How to make gold as 60 priest?

Post by Zynim » Fri May 26, 2023 8:46 am

Eivar wrote:
Thu May 25, 2023 6:40 pm
Sinrek wrote:
Thu May 25, 2023 6:12 pm
Have you heard of a gear progression? Simply running dungeons and upgrading your current gear might net you a steady flow of both gold and items.
Yes, I know I need gear, but I am not in a hurry. I don't mind taking time leveling another class and setting up a way to make gold.
Doing dungeons is not really a way to make money, on the contrary, I might slowly bleed out my current gold.
Kind of have to agree with you, usually lose more gold in a run than what I make just to prevent the party from wiping.
Squishy tank not assigning targets + DD doing w/e the fuck they want drawing aggro = constant flash healing on everyone to keep the party from wiping. This coupled with consecutive chain pulls not allowing me to drink = constant mana pot dropping. Pretty disheartening to lose 20g+ a run due to shit players not listening to advice. Running dungeons to make gold is a gamble. Shit group = huge gold loss. Okay group = a minimal amount gold gained dependent on other people not rolling need for "off spec" and the rng god smiling upon you.

Fishing: Stonescale + Nightfin are good money makers. Honestly fishing seems to be the only thing that is not currently monopolized by a small group of players. Rich thorium nodes are camped. You can transverse all of WPL + EPL and not find a single herb node other than artha's tears and not see anyone else the entire time. Shit plaguebloom has 2-3 sellers on the AH all of which probably have multiple characters at all the node spawn points on timer to pick it soon as it pops up. Pretty hard to compete and make gold if you can't no-life the game.

Or you can make a lvl 35 army and rely on arcanite xmutes/mooncloth/shalt shaker cooldowns for gold.
Or you can make a mage to AoE farm.

What professions do you currently have?

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Re: How to make gold as 60 priest?

Post by Sinrek » Fri May 26, 2023 9:16 am

Eivar wrote:
Thu May 25, 2023 6:40 pm
Sinrek wrote:
Thu May 25, 2023 6:12 pm
Have you heard of a gear progression? Simply running dungeons and upgrading your current gear might net you a steady flow of both gold and items.
Yes, I know I need gear, but I am not in a hurry. I don't mind taking time leveling another class and setting up a way to make gold.
Doing dungeons is not really a way to make money, on the contrary, I might slowly bleed out my current gold.
Back on vanilla retail I had my priest geared up to T1 with no issues and I even ended up buying my epic mount and could afford training + after that I was left with about 340 gold coins still. I did enchanting though. Had almost all formulas on him … sad_turtle

If you do have time and don't feel like mindlessly farming for gold then I'd suggest you just hop on each 5-man or 10-man stuff. It's pretty nice on everything. happy_turtle
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Re: How to make gold as 60 priest?

Post by Eivar » Fri May 26, 2023 1:49 pm

Eivar wrote:
Thu May 25, 2023 6:40 pm
Sinrek wrote:
Thu May 25, 2023 6:12 pm
Have you heard of a gear progression? Simply running dungeons and upgrading your current gear might net you a steady flow of both gold and items.
What professions do you currently have?
My priest is 60 with Mining and Herbalism. I know at endgame is not the best option because of the reasons you describe, but I made around 700g while leveling, so right now I have decent gold.

I believe the easiest option is to level several 35 and use Tailoring for Mooncloth, right? I don't mind doing that at all, but what about the other prof?

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Re: How to make gold as 60 priest?

Post by Drubarrymooer » Sun May 28, 2023 10:23 am

What 5 mans are everyone wiping on? I suppose it depends on who you're running with. Just avoid pugging too many people and if someone's not listening, boot them. I mean talk to them nicely first but if they keep it up, definitely boot them. If I'm not solo farming, I'll 3 man BRD (emp runs) or HFQ and we'll roll shards at the end. Being able to DE stuff helps a lot. Also, herbalism/alchemy

As for allowing lasher farming and it inflating the server, I mean that's just how economies work. Supply and demand and you have to adapt. It helps to have 2 toons where 1 specializes in say herb/alch and maybe your 2nd might be enchanting (to de) and mining or a 2nd herbalist. I was mining eng, but now I'm eng and enchanting. Just depends on what your needs are and the server's needs.

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Re: How to make gold as 60 priest?

Post by Elesion » Sun May 28, 2023 10:32 am

Disclaimer, my priest is still very low level, but I main a resto druid.
Eivar wrote:
Thu May 25, 2023 6:40 pm
Yes, I know I need gear, but I am not in a hurry. I don't mind taking time leveling another class and setting up a way to make gold.
Eivar wrote:
Fri May 26, 2023 1:49 pm
I believe the easiest option is to level several 35 and use Tailoring for Mooncloth, right? I don't mind doing that at all, but what about the other prof?
You've finally hit 60 where quest experience gets converted to gold. So now your quests will net you 5g instead of 1g and you want to start over with new characters, getting copper again? Questing at 60 is a money printer (which of course will eventually run out, but still). You farm mobs and their drops and get paid decently on top. What's not to like?
But if you want to go the alt-army way - Mooncloth might seem tempting just browsing prices. But you have to remember that it requires 2 Felcloth which you have to buy or farm and that the cooldown is longer than the other professions. If you eventually want crafted gear that requires Mooncloth it's good to have a steady influx. But if you just want the most money, it's probably not going to come from Mooncloth cooldowns.
Eivar wrote:
Fri May 26, 2023 1:49 pm
I made around 700g while leveling, so right now I have decent gold.
As a healing class your first 350g should go towards a Goblin Brainwashing Device. I still don't like how much it trivializes the idea of builds and spending talent points well, but it's incredibly convenient to just switch your full healing build for a full dps/farming build for free. It makes grinding money and consumables at 60 much more viable for healers.
Sinrek wrote:
Thu May 25, 2023 6:12 pm
Have you heard of a gear progression? Simply running dungeons and upgrading your current gear might net you a steady flow of both gold and items.
Sinrek wrote:
Fri May 26, 2023 9:16 am
If you do have time and don't feel like mindlessly farming for gold then I'd suggest you just hop on each 5-man or 10-man stuff. It's pretty nice on everything.
I agree. If you enjoy running dungeons, they always leave me with 20g more than I started with plus you get to roll on items that help you both heal and farm in the future.
Eivar wrote:
Thu May 25, 2023 5:20 pm
How can I make gold to purchase items, consumables for dungeons and future raids?
Eivar wrote:
Thu May 25, 2023 6:40 pm
Doing dungeons is not really a way to make money, on the contrary, I might slowly bleed out my current gold.
Zynim wrote:
Fri May 26, 2023 8:46 am
Kind of have to agree with you, usually lose more gold in a run than what I make just to prevent the party from wiping.
This is surprising to me as a druid. I've always heard Priests are so much better healers. They have a considerably better spirit coefficient than us druids. Yeah, sure, I'll probably save the occasional mana potion through Innervate, but it's super rare for me to lose money on a dungeon run (but yes, there are full trainwrecks where you wipe thrice before reaching the first boss). And I never use buff consumables apart from Sagefish Delight. Are you undergeared or maybe just having super bad luck with your LFT groups? Jumping into Dire Maul right after levelling is tough, but if you get some gear from BRD, etc slowing building up it shouldn't be a huge drain on your resources. Mana potions also drop in dungeons, I typically get about as many as I use (Superiors are fine, don't blow Majors on dungeon content!).
Zynim wrote:
Fri May 26, 2023 8:46 am
Squishy tank not assigning targets + DD doing w/e the fuck they want drawing aggro = constant flash healing on everyone to keep the party from wiping. This coupled with consecutive chain pulls not allowing me to drink = constant mana pot dropping. Pretty disheartening to lose 20g+ a run due to shit players not listening to advice.
Isn't that on you to shut down? First pull when I don't have enough mana to get by I tell them to cut it out. I'm not popping a mana potion in that situation either and if it leads to a death I tell the group it was because I didn't have time to drink. Usually stops after that. There's a chat window, you don't have to silently suffer and resent your group. If you actually get the crazy freakshow group that just will not listen - leave. You've given them enough advance warning, then just peace out if get no enjoyment out of the run. I have never had to quit first myself, but someone has to start it. It's fair to abandon a trainwreck (after giving it an honest try of course).

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Re: How to make gold as 60 priest?

Post by Sinrek » Sun May 28, 2023 10:15 pm

Elesion wrote:
Sun May 28, 2023 10:32 am
There's a chat window, you don't have to silently suffer and resent your group. If you actually get the crazy freakshow group that just will not listen - leave. You've given them enough advance warning, then just peace out if get no enjoyment out of the run.
Hands down best advice. I'd even rephrase it and shove it right onto the loading screen hints. satisfied_turtle
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Re: How to make gold as 60 priest?

Post by Eivar » Mon May 29, 2023 6:31 pm

Elesion wrote:
Sun May 28, 2023 10:32 am
Disclaimer, my priest is still very low level, but I main a resto druid.
Eivar wrote:
Thu May 25, 2023 6:40 pm
Yes, I know I need gear, but I am not in a hurry. I don't mind taking time leveling another class and setting up a way to make gold.
Eivar wrote:
Fri May 26, 2023 1:49 pm
I believe the easiest option is to level several 35 and use Tailoring for Mooncloth, right? I don't mind doing that at all, but what about the other prof?
You've finally hit 60 where quest experience gets converted to gold. So now your quests will net you 5g instead of 1g and you want to start over with new characters, getting copper again? Questing at 60 is a money printer (which of course will eventually run out, but still). You farm mobs and their drops and get paid decently on top. What's not to like?
But if you want to go the alt-army way - Mooncloth might seem tempting just browsing prices. But you have to remember that it requires 2 Felcloth which you have to buy or farm and that the cooldown is longer than the other professions. If you eventually want crafted gear that requires Mooncloth it's good to have a steady influx. But if you just want the most money, it's probably not going to come from Mooncloth cooldowns.
Eivar wrote:
Fri May 26, 2023 1:49 pm
I made around 700g while leveling, so right now I have decent gold.
As a healing class your first 350g should go towards a Goblin Brainwashing Device. I still don't like how much it trivializes the idea of builds and spending talent points well, but it's incredibly convenient to just switch your full healing build for a full dps/farming build for free. It makes grinding money and consumables at 60 much more viable for healers.
Sinrek wrote:
Thu May 25, 2023 6:12 pm
Have you heard of a gear progression? Simply running dungeons and upgrading your current gear might net you a steady flow of both gold and items.
Sinrek wrote:
Fri May 26, 2023 9:16 am
If you do have time and don't feel like mindlessly farming for gold then I'd suggest you just hop on each 5-man or 10-man stuff. It's pretty nice on everything.
I agree. If you enjoy running dungeons, they always leave me with 20g more than I started with plus you get to roll on items that help you both heal and farm in the future.
Eivar wrote:
Thu May 25, 2023 5:20 pm
How can I make gold to purchase items, consumables for dungeons and future raids?
Eivar wrote:
Thu May 25, 2023 6:40 pm
Doing dungeons is not really a way to make money, on the contrary, I might slowly bleed out my current gold.
Zynim wrote:
Fri May 26, 2023 8:46 am
Kind of have to agree with you, usually lose more gold in a run than what I make just to prevent the party from wiping.
This is surprising to me as a druid. I've always heard Priests are so much better healers. They have a considerably better spirit coefficient than us druids. Yeah, sure, I'll probably save the occasional mana potion through Innervate, but it's super rare for me to lose money on a dungeon run (but yes, there are full trainwrecks where you wipe thrice before reaching the first boss). And I never use buff consumables apart from Sagefish Delight. Are you undergeared or maybe just having super bad luck with your LFT groups? Jumping into Dire Maul right after levelling is tough, but if you get some gear from BRD, etc slowing building up it shouldn't be a huge drain on your resources. Mana potions also drop in dungeons, I typically get about as many as I use (Superiors are fine, don't blow Majors on dungeon content!).
Zynim wrote:
Fri May 26, 2023 8:46 am
Squishy tank not assigning targets + DD doing w/e the fuck they want drawing aggro = constant flash healing on everyone to keep the party from wiping. This coupled with consecutive chain pulls not allowing me to drink = constant mana pot dropping. Pretty disheartening to lose 20g+ a run due to shit players not listening to advice.
Isn't that on you to shut down? First pull when I don't have enough mana to get by I tell them to cut it out. I'm not popping a mana potion in that situation either and if it leads to a death I tell the group it was because I didn't have time to drink. Usually stops after that. There's a chat window, you don't have to silently suffer and resent your group. If you actually get the crazy freakshow group that just will not listen - leave. You've given them enough advance warning, then just peace out if get no enjoyment out of the run. I have never had to quit first myself, but someone has to start it. It's fair to abandon a trainwreck (after giving it an honest try of course).
Thanks for the good advice! I didn't know about the quest XP turning into gold. I might consider it, but it's just temporary. I don't dislike farming, Lasher I've been told is a good farm, the thing is that income is fixed. If prices go up, the farm still gives the same gold, except for things you can sell.
The alt army works, always. I can even switch the professions if necessary, and keep using the CDs.

Not sure if it's the best way to do it, but I would prefer something that is more automated, that leaves me time to do dungeons with main if I want to, and no need to have to farm the same instance xD.

I am doing BRD at the moment to get some gear, but sometimes you get squishy tanks, and if you don't have a mage you have 2 options: find one that on short notice for waters, or have to buy from vendors, ouch!

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