Best Methods to Gather Lesser Moonstone as of 8.0

Best Methods to Gather Lesser Moonstone as of 8.0

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Lesser Moonstone can be obtained from either prospecting Tin Ore or Iron Ore. Either way, you’ll be competing with obtaining it over multiple other gems as well. Good news is, also either way, you’re still going to net a decent amount of these, given you have a lot of either ore.

★ Profession Required: Jewelcrafting
★ Best Serves: Blacksmithing, Engineering, Jewelcrafting

How to obtain:

  • Prospecting 200 Tin Ore net me 15 Lesser Moonstone.
  • Prospecting 200 Iron Ore net me 11 Lesser Moonstone.

Farm Tin Ore
I farmed my routes for Hillsbrad Foothills and came up with this:

  • It took me 13 minutes to obtain 5 Lesser Moonstone.

Farm Iron Ore
I farmed my routes for Western Plaguelands and came up with this:

  • It took me 44 minutes to obtain 5 Lesser Moonstone.

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Shining Silver Breastplate
✩ Skill: 145 ✩ Equipment ✩ Learned via Profession Trainer
Requires:
  • (20) Bronze Bar
  • (2) Moss Agate
  • (2) Lesser Moonstone
  • (2) Iridescent Pearl
  • (4) Silver Bar
Mighty Iron Hammer
✩ Skill: 145 ✩ Equipment ✩ Learned via World Drop
Requires:
  • (6) Iron Bar
  • (2) Strong Flux
  • (1) Elixir of Ogre’s Strength
  • (2) Lesser Moonstone
  • (2) Coarse Grinding Stone
  • (2) Medium Leather
Hardened Iron Shortsword
✩ Skill: 160 ✩ Equipment ✩ Learned via Vendor
Requires:
  • (6) Iron Bar
  • (2) Strong Flux
  • (1) Heavy Grinding Stone
  • (2) Lesser Moonstone
  • (3) Heavy Leather
Iron Counterweight
✩ Skill: 165 ✩ Usable ✩ Learned via World Drop
Requires:
  • (4) Iron Bar
  • (2) Coarse Grinding Stone
  • (1) Lesser Moonstone
Golden Iron Destroyer
✩ Skill: 170 ✩ Equipment ✩ Learned via World Drop
Requires:
  • (10) Iron Bar
  • (4) Gold Bar
  • (2) Lesser Moonstone
  • (2) Strong Flux
  • (2) Heavy Leather
  • (2) Heavy Grinding Stone
Moonsteel Broadsword
✩ Skill: 180 ✩ Equipment ✩ Learned via Vendor
Requires:
  • (8) Steel Bar
  • (2) Strong Flux
  • (2) Heavy Grinding Stone
  • (3) Lesser Moonstone
  • (3) Heavy Leather
Polished Steel Boots
✩ Skill: 185 ✩ Equipment ✩ Learned via World Drop
Requires:
  • (8) Steel Bar
  • (1) Citrine
  • (1) Lesser Moonstone
  • (2) Heavy Grinding Stone
Dazzling Mithril Rapier
✩ Skill: 240 ✩ Equipment ✩ Learned via World Drop
Requires:
  • (14) Mithril Bar
  • (1) Aquamarine
  • (2) Lesser Moonstone
  • (2) Moss Agate
  • (1) Solid Grinding Stone
  • (2) Mageweave Cloth
Moonsight Rifle
✩ Skill: 145 ✩ Equipment ✩ Learned via World Drop
Requires:
  • (3) Bronze Tube
  • (3) Whirring Bronze Gizmo
  • (1) Heavy Stock
  • (2) Lesser Moonstone
Gnomish Cloaking Device
✩ Skill: 200 ✩ Equipment ✩ Learned via Vendor
Requires:
  • (4) Gyrochronatom
  • (2) Jade
  • (2) Lesser Moonstone
  • (2) Citrine
  • (1) Fused Wiring
Bronze Torc
✩ Skill: 80 ✩ Equipment ✩ Learned via Profession Trainer
Requires:
  • (6) Bronze Bar
  • (1) Bronze Setting
  • (1) Lesser Moonstone
Heavy Silver Ring
✩ Skill: 90 ✩ Equipment ✩ Learned via Profession Trainer
Requires:
  • (2) Silver Bar
  • (1) Bronze Setting
  • (1) Malachite
  • (1) Lesser Moonstone
Amulet of the Moon
✩ Skill: 110 ✩ Equipment ✩ Learned via Vendor
Requires:
  • (2) Lesser Moonstone
  • (1) Bronze Setting
Moonsoul Crown
✩ Skill: 120 ✩ Equipment ✩ Learned via Profession Trainer
Requires:
  • (3) Lesser Moonstone
  • (3) Small Lustrous Pearl
  • (4) Soul Dust
  • (4) Silver Bar
  • (2) Mana Potion
Wicked Moonstone Ring
✩ Skill: 125 ✩ Equipment ✩ Learned via Vendor
Requires:
  • (1) Lesser Moonstone
  • (1) Shadow Oil
  • (4) Iron Bar
Golden Ring of Power
✩ Skill: 180 ✩ Equipment ✩ Learned via Profession Trainer
Requires:
  • (4) Gold Bar
  • (1) Lesser Moonstone
  • (1) Jade
  • (1) Citrine

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