Best Places to Farm Gold Ore as of 8.0

Best Places to Farm Gold Ore as of 8.0

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Gold Ore can be found wherever there happens to be an Iron Ore node. It’s a somewhat rare occurrence, but the more nodes you obtain, the greater chance there will be respawns of Gold Ore.

★ Profession Required: Mining
★ Best Serves:  Mining

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  • ► Each zone was timed for 30 minutes.
  • ► If your mining skill isn’t high enough, you’ll be gathering Gold Ore Nugget.
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✩ .. Eastern Kingdoms .. ✩

Eastern Plaguelands

Originally, this had been made into two routes, to separate the different ore. However, because the ore didn’t respawn as quickly as I would’ve liked, it’s an entire route instead. But it works. It nets you a different variety of ore instead.

  • ♦ Gold Ore – 13

Western Plaguelands

I had a lot of competition in this zone, but managed to get a good amount of ore from the run. Be on the lookout for rares you may come across. Also, there is that one alliance bit you’ll be flying over. Just keep your distance up ahead.

  • ♦ Gold Ore – 27

✩ .. Kalimdor .. ✩

Desolace

The ore in this area is a bit more sporadic than in other zones listed, which is why I wasn’t able to obtain as much. But if you’re finding too much competition in the other places, this one is a good backup route.

  • ♦ Gold Ore – 16

Felwood

Nothing much to say on this route. There wasn’t any competition when I was flying around, and it nets you a nice chunk of this ore as well as a variety of other ore you might be looking for now, or in the near future.

  • ♦ Gold Ore – 18

Feralas

Nothing much to say on this route. There wasn’t any competition when I was flying around, and it nets you a nice chunk of this ore as well as a variety of other ore you might be looking for now, or in the near future.

  • ♦ Gold Ore – 12
Gold Bar
Used by Jewelcrafting, Blacksmithing, Engineering, and Tailoring
Requires:
  • (1) Gold Ore

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