World of Warcraft: Herbalist Handbook

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Level your Herbalism profession fast and efficiently.

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The Herbalist's HandbookLeveling HerbalismLeveling Herbalism takes a lot of time, but it can take less time with some help from this guide. All the way from level 1 to level 450 you'll want to know where to go to effectively level up. You can't just hang out in Elwynn Forest picking Peacebloom and reach level 450, and you also don't want to head to Arathi Highlands at level 100 because most the herbs there will be red. I have ran several characters through Herbalism and have mastered this route, learned and tested all the tricks and now it's time to share them with you. Once you've learned Herbalism, make sure you're familiar with the Find Herbs ability that you now have. There is a wrench looking icon on the top left of your minimap, by clicking it you can select 'Find Herbs' and herbs will show up as yellow circles on your minimap. The next trick is to use your 'Click to Move' interface option. Tap the Esc key while in the game and your Options menu will popup. Select Interface, go to the Mouse option on the left and to the right you'll see a box labeled Click-to-Move. Check this box. Now when you click an area on the map your character will turn position and start running in that direction. If you click on a herb that is off in the distance your character will run to it and pick it. This greatly simplifies Herbalism.


Herbalism TrainersHere's a list of all the Herbalism Trainers in Azeroth, Outland, and Northrend. Trainable rank Trainer Malorne Bladeleaf Firodren Mooncaller Herbalist Pomeroy Shylamiir Tannysa Reyna Stonebranch Heur Cemmorhan Kali Healtouch Morae Alma Jainrose Apprentice Journeyman Expert Artisan Location Dolanaar The Temple of the Moon East of Stormwind gates The Park The Mage Quarter The Great Forge Azure Watch The Vault of Lights Thelsamar Blood Watch Lakeshire Teldrassil Darnassus Elwynn Forest Stormwind Stormwind Ironforge Azuremyst Isle the Exodar Loch Modan Bloodmyst Isle Redridge Mountains Wetlands Ashenvale Dustwallow Marsh Tirisfal Glades Undercity Thunder Bluff Durotar Orgrimmar Eversong Woods Silvermoon Hillsbrad Foothills Stranglethorn Vale Feralas Stranglethorn Vale Moonglade Hellfire Peninsula Hellfire Peninsula Borean Tundra Howling Fjord Borean Tundra Howling Fjord Dalaran


Telurinon Moonshadow Menethil Harbor Cylania Rootstalker Silverwind Refuge Brant Jasperbloom Theramore Isle Faruza Brill Martha Alliestar The Apothecarium Komin Winterhoof Middle Rise Mishiki Sen'jin Village Jandi The Drag Botanist Tyniarrel Saltheril's Haven Botanist Nathera Court of the Sun Aranae Venomblood Tarren Mill Angrun Grom'gol Base Camp Ruw Camp Mojache Flora Silverwind Booty Bay Malvor Nighthaven Rorelien Honor Hold Ruak Stronghorn Thrallmar Kirea Moondancer Valiance Keep Fayin Whisperleaf Valgarde Warsong Hold Vengeance Landing Magus Commerce Exchange

Grand Master

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Levels 1-75To get started I have developed routes in all 8 of the starting areas. You can select any of the below zones, remember right when you reach level 75 you will be unable to continue leveling Herbalism until you visit a Herbalism Trainer to open up levels 75-150. In each map below you can follow the map picking Silverleaf, Peacebloom, and eventually Mageroyal until level 75. Azuremyst Isle





Dun Morogh


Elwynn Forest

Eversong Forest



Tirisfal Glades


Levels 75-150After level 70 you can start collecting Briarthorn. Move to the northern area of The Barrens or Westfall (The Barrens are amazing I recommend even Alliance consider going there). Once you reach level 100 if you're in The Barrens start circling the southern section instead of the northern section. If you're in Westfall head east to Duskwood. Until level 150 you'll be collecting Briarthorn, Bruiseweed, Wild Steelbloom, Grave Moss, and Kingsblood. The Barrens


Westfall 75-100


Duskwood 100-150


Levels 150-170Now it's time to head back to the trainer and open up levels 150-225. Alliance head to Wetlands and Horde head to Hillsbrad Foothills and collect Briarthorn, Kingsblood, and Liferoot. Wetlands


Hillsbrad Foothills


Levels 170-225These levels are very 'fun', there's really nothing to it, you just run this route around Arathi Highland and stack on the levels. You'll find Wild Steelbloom, Bruiseweed, Fadeleaf, Goldthorn, Liferoot, and Khadgar's Whiskers. There's no good reason to leave before level 225, there is no better place to be in Azeroth.


Levels 225-275Once you've reached level 225 you can head back to the trainer to open up 225-300. Afterwards head to Feralas, this is the best place to collect Sungrass, Goldthorn, and Liferoot. Sungrass isn't available until level 230, so the first 5 levels might be slow but this is still the best place to go. Feralas


Levels 275-300Next you'll collect Dreamfoil and Plaguebloom in Western Plaguelands. You can't collect the Plaguebloom until level 285 so you should go back and pick it all up once you hit it. Western Plaguelands


Levels 300-350Head to the Outland Herbalism Trainer and learn Master Herbalism. Then head out into Hellfire Peninsula and start gathering Felweed and Golden Sansam. I designed this route for people who don't have a flying mount, but if you have one you can extend the route a little by flying over the pools of Aggonar. Hellfire Peninsula


Levels 350-400Now it's time to head to Northrend and learn Grand Master Herbalism. Once you have it, head to either the Howling Fjord or Borean Tundra and collect Goldclover until level 400. Howling Fjord


Borean Tundra


Levels 400-435At level 400 it's time to head to Sholazar Basin to start collecting Adder's Tongue, Tiger Lily, and more Goldclover until level 435. Sholazar Basin


Levels 435-450Once you're level 435 you can start collecting Lichbloom and Icethorn, the two most valuable herbs in Northrend. Here's my favorite farming route that crosses back and forth from Icecrown to Storm Peaks with your epic flying mount. If you don't have any flying mount you should stay in Sholazar until level 450.


ResourcesBelow are some additional resources that I highly suggest you check out. I have benefited a lot from them!


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