Truegold, a nice way to make gold in wow, an item to stockpile for 4.2.0, but is there anything other than simply making it or selling that can make Truegold a bit more fun or interesting??
Over the next few weeks I'm gonna be trying my own little experiment with one pre-made Truegold bar, a Transmutation Master and a low server price for buying transmutes (20-30g usually on my server).
Wanna know what I'm up to keep reading.....
Ok so I'm gonna apologise in advance but this is gonna get a little bit wordy and may confuse some people, but I invite anyone who doesn't follow to ask as many questions as they like via-email on my contact me page, or by adding a comment at the end of this page.
I look at trade chat daily on my server and I have noticed the price to buy transmutes is very very cheap, at 20-30g. I also looked at the price of Truegold(450g), or the materials to make it(usually around 200-300g depending on the time of day and day of the week). This gave me a little idea that I've decided to test out over a three week period as a little experiment.
Truegold 3 X Pyrium Bar
10 X Volatile Fire
10 X Volatile Air
10 X Volatile Water
Day 1, I start with one pre-made Bar, I give a shout into trade and find a buyer, I trade them the pre-made bar in exchange for the materials and a fee (averages 20-30g on my server so ill say 25g)
This leaves me at the end of Day 1 with 25g profit and the materials to do another transmute. Now its just a case of waiting for midnight, so time to sleep (or do other stuff i suppose :P)
This leaves me at the end of Day 2 with 100g (25g from Day 1, 75g from Day 2) and the materials to make 3 more bars.Day 2 Ok so its Day 2, I have my materials so lets do a Transmute and I get a 3 proc, this means I now have 3 Truegold Bars. So I bark in trade that I'm selling my Transmute again, this time however I do it 3 times (I suggest anyone following this method uses different characters for each bars sale). Again selling each bar for the materials for a new one and a fee of 25g.
Ok so the idea of this experiment is that I follow this theory for 2-3 weeks stockpiling all the additional materials left over after each day. This is what I will be doing now for a few weeks, aiming to stop about 1 week before 4.2 is released (so as soon as its release is announced)
At the End:
This will leave me with multiple options once 4.2.0 hits when crafting goods should see a rise in price due to new patterns (Check out Bangkok Bill's 4.2 Reciepe Blog Post for great details on 4.2)
Just before the patch while the transmute costs is still down Bark constantly to get all the materials I have stockpiled transmuted into bars. The great thing about this is that every transmute is already paid for by the person who gave me the materials in exchange for my "Transmute" during the initial stages, and sell the bars for a massive profit!
Same as option 1 but I will use the bars to craft new BOE items at a rate hopefully no one else will be able to compete with!
Don't transmute the materials but instead sell them as the raw article, with the majority of the new recipes using Volatiles, the prices on these items should rocket high on patch release as demand outstrips supply very quickly, and the Pyrium bars will be needed by people needing to transmute their own Truegold.
The other option is to combine all my different professions and use the materials in a diversified way:
Blacksmithing - Make new BOE items (4.2 PTR Blacksmithing patterns) or make belt buckles for the new items.
Engineering - Make new Scopes (Flintlocke's Woodchucker) or Guns (Extreme-Impact Hole Puncher)
Inscription - Make new Relics (Blood Thirsty Charm of Triumph , Bloodthirsty Eyeball of Dominance , Bloodthirsty Jawbone of Conquest)
Jewlcrafting - Make new Rings and Necks (4.2 PTR Jewlcrafting patterns)
Leatherworking - Make new Items or Mining Bag (4.2 PTR Leatherworking patterns), or Leg Armors for the new crafted legs.
Tailoring - Make new Items (4.2 PTR Tailoring patterns), Dreamcloth, and Leg Threads for the new crafted legs.
I personally have two Transmute specced alchemists to run this with and will be keeping track of my materials totals using the Altoholic addon which I spoke about in my First post.Ok so the thinking is over (thank god my brains starting to hurt) and its time for me to go and experiment, I will post updates on the site when I feel it is necessary, and adding more regular updates on Twitter, where you can follow me @Gimpsgold and all Truegold updates will have the #TruegoldExperiment tag.
So as always Ladies and Gentlemen Keep it simple (in game anyways :D ) and most of all HAVE FUN
PS - I spoke about this more in this weeks JMTC Weekly Meeting which you can find a link to in my earlier post.