The etheral shard of WOD
main types of
reagents introduced in
Warlords of Draenor
These are acquired primarily through the Enchanting spell:
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version of other "shards" in past expansions. It is most-commonly received when disenchanting
gear and weapons
can "craft" this item using
x 20 and the
recipe (no cooldown).
alike can eventually "craft" this item with the
gear and weapons
, which in-turn can later be used to "craft" a full
have no other purpose.
is used in
For gear enchants for both
: If you are NOT an enchanter, you must have
all but one
: Updated information to reflect the current build. The deleted item was
, which is no longer available to players.
It seems that even after Blizz has made essences one type only (as opposed to lesser and greater essences), shards still retain the "get 3 small useless things and make a usable shard" mechanic.
, the item of which Luminous Shards are made is disenchanted from low ilvl blues, whereas you get full shards from high ilvl, instance drop blues. (this is all speculation based on the past 4 expansions.)
A new expansion, a new set of enchanting materials obtained by
or Garrison Work Orders:
(also obtained by
For those with
Can be disenchanted from the 550 iLvl gear dropped in the UBRS 5 man.
Currently disenchants to ethereal shard from UBRS gear; far better to sell gear until bug is fixed. May have to wait until WOD to get Luminous Shard.
Seems to be essentially useless outside of creating temporal crystals, at least once you start requiring the higher end enchants. Can't be used for leveling past 630 (outside of daily cooldown). Everything else is temporal crystals. Bizarre. Needs a less efficient shard->crystal converter that has no cooldown.
Seem the drop rate from DE the blues has been really badly nerfed. DE blues used to give a fairly steady supply, with dust from greens.. Now I might get one shard every 100 or so disenchants.
To me leveling enchanting was easiest and cheapest by making these. 20 Draenic Dust cost me about 30g and I sold each Luminous Shard for 33g. Best thing is that you can make this recipe from the beginning when the vanilla dusts cost way too much
Guide to the Garrison Enchanter's Study
Warlords of Draenor: Enchanting Overview
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