Herbalism is the first of three gathering professions. While gathering professions are cheap to level they are the most time consuming. This guide will show you how to minimize the time it takes to reach 450 Herbalism.
Herbalism, like mining, is highly rewarding financially due to the high demand for herbs in World of Warcraft. Both Alchemists and Inscriptionists need these herbs to make various flasks, potions, glyphs etc which they can in turn sell for profit.
If you would like to learn more about becoming an Alchemist please check out my Alchemy guide or you can also check out my Inscription guide.
While farming herbs is a surefire way of making gold in Wow I have to be brutally honest with you. It takes a special kind of person to fly in circles for hours on end picking flowers in order to make vast amounts of gold. Unless you find that idea appealing I recommend you Click Here to grab yourself a gold guide.
Wow Herbalism Leveling Guide 1 – 450
(Updated for Patch 3.3)
Apprentice Herbalism Guide
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1 – 65
[Peacebloom] [Silverleaf] [Earthroot]
These three herbs will skill you up to about 65. They are easy to find in pretty much any starter zone.
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65 – 100
[Mageroyal] [Briarthorn] [Stranglekep]
- Redridge Mountains
- Loch Modan
- The Barrens
- Silverpine Forest
[Bruiseweed] [Wild Steelbloom] [Kingsblood] [Stranglekelp] [Liferoot]
- Stonetalon Mountains
- Hillsbrad Foothills
- Arathi Highlands
- Stranglethorn Vale
[Sungrass] [Purple Lotus]
- The Hinterlands – Most of the Hinterlands will require 235 or higher skill. Concentrate on the Southeast corner until you get to 235.
[Sungrass] [Gromsblood] [Golden Sansam] [Dreamfoil] [Mountain Silversage] [Plaguebloom]
300 – 350
[Felweed] [Dreaming Glory]
- Hellfire Penninsula
350 – 400
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- Howling Fjord
400 – 450
[Goldclover] [Adder's Tongue]
- Sholazar Basin