Blacksmithing Guide (1-300)

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Recipes you have to buy:
– [Plans: Thorium Bracers] (best option) or [Plans: Thorium Belt] in case you can’t find it
– [Plans: Thorium Boots] or [Plans: Thorium Helm]

Materials you need:
– 80 x [Copper Bar]
– 60 x [Bronze Bar]
– 5 x [Silver Bar]
– 2 x [Gold Bar]
– 94 x [Iron Bar]
– 25 x [Steel Bar]
– 172 x [Mithril Bar]
– 370 x [Thorium Bar]

– 100 x [Rough Stone]
– 75 x [Coarse Stone]
– 120 x [Heavy Stone]
– 80 x [Solid Grinding Stone]
– 120 x [Dense Stone]

– 10 x [Lesser Moonstone]
– 13 x [Star Ruby]
– 28 x [Blue Power Crystal] OR 8 x [Blue Power Crystal] + 20 x [Red Power Crystal]
– 20 x [Yellow Power Crystal]

– 76 x [Mageweave Cloth]
– 15 x [Green Dye]

1-25:
20 x [Rough Sharpening Stone] = 20 x [Rough Stone]
25-45:
20 x [Rough Grinding Stone] = 40 x [Rough Stone] – all yellow
45-65:
20 x [Rough Grinding Stone] = 40 x [Rough Stone] – all yellow

Learn [Journeyman Blacksmith] at your trainer

65-75:
15 x [Coarse Sharpening Stone] = 15 x [Coarse Stone] – all yellow
75-91:
30 x [Coarse Grinding Stone] = 60 x [Coarse Stone] – all yellow
91-101:
5 x [Runed Copper Belt] = 50 x [Copper Bar]
101-105:
2 x [Silver Rod] = 2 x [Silver Bar]
105-111:
3 x [Runed Copper Belt] = 30 x [Copper Bar]
OR
10 x [Silver Rod] = 10 x [Silver Bar]
111-125:
7 x [Rough Bronze Leggings] = 42 x [Bronze Bar]

Learn [Expert Blacksmith] in Orgrimmar / Ironforge

125-141:
20 x [Heavy Grinding Stone] = 60 x [Heavy Stone] – all yellow, took me to 147 last time
141-151:
5 x [Patterned Bronze Bracers] = 25 x [Bronze Bar] + 10 x [Coarse Grinding Stone]
151-155:
2 x [Golden Rod] = 2 x [Gold Bar] + 4 x [Coarse Grinding Stone]
155-161:
3 x [Green Iron Leggings] = 24 x [Iron Bar] + 3 x [Heavy Grinding Stone] + 3 x [Green Dye]
OR
3 x [Silvered Bronze Boots] = 18 x [Bronze Bar] + 3 x [Silver Bar] + 6 x [Coarse Grinding Stone]
161-165:
2 x [Green Iron Leggings] = 16 x [Iron Bar] + 2 x [Heavy Grinding Stone] + 2 x [Green Dye]
165-191:
13 x [Green Iron Bracers] = 78 x [Iron Bar] + 13 x [Green Dye]
191-201:
5 x [Golden Scale Bracers] = 25 x [Steel Bar] + 10 x [Heavy Grinding Stone]
201-211:
20 x [Solid Grinding Stone] = 80 x [Solid Grinding Stone]
211-225:
7 x [Heavy Mithril Gauntlet] = 42 x [Mithril Bar] + 28 x [Mageweave Cloth]

Go to Booty Bay, Stranglethorn Vale and talk with Brikk Keencraft in order to learn [Artisan Blacksmith]

225-235:
5 x [Heavy Mithril Pants] = 50 x [Mithril Bar] + 10 x [Lesser Moonstone]
OR
5 x [Mithril Scale Bracers] = 40 x [Mithril Bar] + 10 x [Citrine] – you have to buy [Plans: Mithril Scale Bracers] though
235-251:
8 x [Mithril Coif] = 80 x [Mithril Bar] + 48 x [Mageweave Cloth]
251-261:
30 x [Dense Grinding Stone] = 120 x [Dense Stone] – all yellow last time I had to create only 13 of them
261-271:
5 x [Thorium Bracers] = 60 x [Thorium Bar] + 20 x [Blue Power Crystal]
OR
5 x [Thorium Belt] = 60 x [Thorium Bar] + 20 x [Red Power Crystal]
271-275:
2 x [Thorium Bracers] = 24 x [Thorium Bar] + 8 x [Blue Power Crystal]
OR
4 x [Thorium Belt] = 48 x [Thorium Bar] + 16 x [Red Power Crystal] – all yellow

Go to Gadgetzan, Tanaris and take the quest:
– [60] A Blue Light Bargain (requires 10 x [Thorium Bar])
requires 10 x [Thorium Bar]
and then
– [60] Imperial Plate Bracer (requires 20 x [Thorium Bar])
so you can get [Plans: Imperial Plate Bracers]

275-291:
8 x [Imperial Plate Bracers] = 160 x [Thorium Bar] + 8 x [Star Ruby]
291-300:
5 x [Thorium Helm] = 120 x [Thorium Bar] + 5 x [Star Ruby] + 20 x [Yellow Power Crystal]
OR
5 x [Thorium Boots] = 100 x [Thorium Bar] + 40 x [Rugged Leather] + 20 x [Green Power Crystal]

Red range of important recipes:
– [Plans: Thorium Belt] — 250 – 270
– [Plans: Thorium Bracers] — 255 – 275
– [Plans: Thorium Boots] — 280 – 300
– [Plans: Thorium Helm] — 280 – 300

Note: the trainers teach you the following recipes (no need to farm or to buy them from AH):
– [Plans: Moonsteel Broadsword]
– [Plans: Heavy Mithril Pants]
– [Plans: Ornate Mithril Gloves]
– [Plans: Ornate Mithril Pants]
– [Plans: Ornate Mithril Shoulder]

Recipe vendors:
Alliance:
– Brienna Starglow — in Thousand Needles

Horde:
– Gharash — in Swamp of Sorrows

Reputation based recipes:
– Quartermaster Miranda Breechlock — in Eastern Plaguelands
– Lokhtos Darkbargainer — in Blackrock Depths
– Meilosh — in Felwood
– Rin’wosho the Trader — in Stranglethorn Vale