This is incredibly rare on my server: Nordrassil, I don't think it was any where near as rare on my previous sever: Moonrunner. What is a good instance to grind for this?
Both Illusion dust and Eternal Essences are decently cheap to get by disenchanting
2 Felcloth, 25 runecloth, and a rune thread
How about Ironweb Spider Silk？
I mean this one
You would be better off getting to 300 enchanting by just doing Enchant Shield - Greater Stamina. It is way cheaper than buying illusion dust on the AH. Unless, of course you are wanting one of the inferior enchants you can do with this.
250-300 is really a tough nut to break, and a rather expensive one. I have two alts in lvl 50 and 54 and all greens i found with them I sent to my main and disenchanted, but that wasn't even enough.
So you might actually wanna buy reagents or greens from AH, and try to sell the enchants. You will probably not get any profit, but you'll at least cover up some of the expences.
This dust is disenchanted from Level 51-60 Greens ( Required level ) Item level of 56-65
You'll only get Illusion dust from OLD WORLD 56-60 items. If you disenchant outland greens lvl 57-60 you'll get arcane dust.
It may not matter to some, but on my server illusion dust is triple the price of arcane dust, so I have to be wary as to which greens I buy on the AH to disenchant.
whats so great about this illusion dust is that u can make a load of money as long as u got LW / Skinning. what u do is grind 12 X rugged leather and buy 1 black dye and 1 rune thread and make wicked leather head band.. if u aint got LW / Skinning and just skinning like me, gring leather and make someone make the headbands for u:) got a major precentae o get them.. what u recieve is either: Greater eternal essence X 1/ 2, and illusion dust X 1/2 or 3.. gl guys and hoped it helped:)
One of the best sources I can see for Illusion Dust are Emerald Lion Rings and Glowing Thorium Bands. Both require a mere 1 Thorium bar and 2 Huge Emeralds/Azerothian Diamonds.
Provided you have a character with mining you shouldn't have to resort to the AH for the gems, which can be rather expensive, just mine the Thorium, smelt a few ores into bars for the settings, and give the rest to a friendly JC to prospect for you. You should be able to get two or three of either ring made in about two stacks of ore.
For a list of all dusts in order of ilevel :
Does anyone know any good tailoring items to use for disenchanting for this?
Just watch out about greens for lvl 56-57, who COULD look like pre-TBC item, because it's just of the eagle, or something like that. If it drops in Outlands, it we still be disenchantet to arcane dust, but lockboxes dropped in Outland, can easyly contain a green who will get disenchated to Illusion dust.
Oddly enough one Illusion Dust dropped off a mob in AQ20 today. After we got our achievement done I was on my pally who is a miner/engineer solo'ing the big destroyers that look like Moam so I could mine the Obsidian stuff.
Anyway, odd to see an enchanting material drop off a mob.
Why not just download the Enchantrix addon? It will tell you in the tooltip exactly what an item is likely to disenchant into before you make that decision to buy it from the AH. It's an extremely handy mod for enchanters.
Easiest way to get this is via Frostweave Pants from tailoring. mats are easy to farm, ie runecloth
I was working on enchanting on my horde mage, but when i went to buy this from the AH it was 500-700g a stack. I was like DAMN. so i logged on ally alt, 40g a stack on there. should the economy between ally an horde be THAT diff? lol
at any rate, thank god for gadgetzan and a friend to help xfer :D
So I was trying to scrounge up some illusion dust for a guildy, made some pants n headbands n such. I got one dust out of the lot, and half a dozen large brilliant shards and lots of greater eternal essences. >.> Never get that lucky when I need essences and shards but have no weapons or blues... *sigh*
One dropped off a mob in AQ40 today. Needless to say I was surprised. Must have been some sort of error.
Before you go and make a bunch of runecloth items to get illusion dust check your AH first. On my server illusion dust is selling for around 2g each and a stack of runecloth is selling for 8-12 gold. The cheapest tailoring pattern that yields illusion dust is the runecloth headband which takes 6 bolts to make. This yields 1 or 2 dust, with a chance of getting eternal essences and large brilliant shards as well. So, it takes 6 stacks of runecloth (worth 48 to 72 gold) to make five runecloth headbands that could yield you 5-10 illusion dust (worth 10-20 gold) if you don't get any shards or essences.
Now depending on how much Large Eternal Essences sell for on your server it may still be profitable to make the headbands or whatnot for DE. Since Lg Eternal Essences can sell for a lot of gold. You keep your dust and sell any essences or shards you get to buy even more dust. However using that strategy may be a gamble.
Also keep in mind the cost of runethread. Individually they are cheap but buying thread in bulk to tailor items for DE'ing does eat into the profitability of getting enchanting mats.
I run a tank and, mean as it sounds, I demanded to need-roll greens because I'm about to hit Outlands and cannot afford (literally) to pay AH price for the dusts. (200g for 10... I'm level 55 on a new server) My groups were only to happy to oblige, seeing as most of the dps were upwards of a 40 min wait at 3 a.m.
Enchant Shield: Greater Stamina (5 Dream Dust)
Enchant Boots: Greater Stamina (5 Dream Dust)
I spamed out the boot pattern till it went green, getting 20 pts for around 30g. Only missed two points while yellow. Next go to Wintersprings and get:
Enchant Chest: Major Health (2 Small Brilliant Shards)
This pattern, which most people do NOT go and track down, will stay yellow until 315, so spam the hell out of it! It's also the only good pattern that uses these Shards and, as stated above, no one goes and gets it so these shards wind up on the AH for 20s each...
After I had used up the two stacks of shards I had already had, I bought stacks of 20 form the AH... for 5g a stack. In all, I spamed out 22 points for fairly cheap.
There is NO batter way to level past needing dust (except for chanting rods). I have over a dozen Outlands patterns without ever needing a ilevel 55 essence or dust.
And though it's hardly worth mentioning: if you do managed to get the mats to make both your rods, you can spam out Nexus crystals for enough points to get you past needing the dust as well. Stacks of 20 go for 4 g on my server.
The best item I've found so far with a consistent drop rate of dust or eternal essences is
Emerald Lion Ring
Most, if not all jewelcrafters use this plan to level and the competition to sell them is fierce. I've seen people (stupidly) selling them at AH for 1g each or less.
By killdistortion (1·3) on 02/09/2008 (Patch 2.3.3)
definitely way cheaper to buy the Dream Dust
for Enchant Shield - Greater Stamina
and level up to 300 that way
that was SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO helpful. TYVM <3
Quote for the Emerald Lion Ring is the best I've seen in price/drop
The cheapest way I found to get Illusion dust is to disenchant wicked leather headbands. These will disenchant into Illusion dust 76% of the time, greater eternal essence 20% and large brilliant shard 3%. Everything you need to make the runed arcanite rod :)
I went to the Blasted Lands to farm the rugged leather (crosilisks, boars and hyenas) for the headbands at 12 pieces per headband. I ended up looting a few pieces of armor that disenchanted into Illusion dust as I was farming the leather. I also got a couple of pieces of armor to disenchant from the Imperfect Draenethyst Fragment quest and got Illusion dust too. From 10 headbands I got 6 stacks fo Illusion dust for a total of 9 pieces. After all was said and done I had 16 illusion dust and 4 greater essences (no shards) in approximately 1.5 hours.
If you have a Blacksmith handy I found crafting
to be the easiest way. They only take 12 bars and since cata hit thorium ore is super easy to come by or farm
The best place I have found for green items in this level range is lower Blackrock Spire.One run thru takes about 20 minutes and gives between 15-25 illusion dust as well as the large shards from the bosses. In addition you have a chance at the an enchanting pattern an annoyingly good chance actually. As well as getting two non-combat pets the worg and spider.
This is post cata expansion. Run with and 85.
Haha, what a great screenshot :)
If you are a tailor you can also make
(Runecloth headband) and disenchant those for Illusion dust
A guildie of mine just reported that an illusion dust was looted off an Obsidian Destroyer in AQ20. He wasn't grouped with anyone and is not an enchanter. Odd!
I know this is really old, but I found another way to get Illusion Dust (and Greater Celestial Essence if you need those as well).
If you have Blacksmithing, or have a friend that does, you can craft
and disenchant those. I've been on a streak with disenchanting, getting two to five dusts (or two and three essences) for each disenchant. Advanced warning, these have a fairly hefty material cost (18 Thorium bars), but Thorium is hardly as rare as Felcoth and you can always sell the extra materials.
Hope this helps. :)
no item level over 65 will give you this
I had the best luck disenchanting this from
. Runecloth is pretty cheap on my server, I got from 280 to 300 with about 75g. Disenchanting
is also helpful, but without a JC expect to spend a bit more.
Don't make Runecloth Headbands as they will only yield 1-2 dust per. Make Wizardweave Turbans if you can spare the mats. They require a couple of Star Ruby and some Dream Dust. However, according to my Enchantrix and the results I saw, the turbans will yield 3.5 Illusion Dust per disenchant versus 1.5 with the Runecloth Headband.
With the guild crafting bonus, I just had one give me 7 Illusion Dust and another give me 5 Greater Eternal Essence. Most of the time with the headbands I was just getting one dust.
It's the same number of Bolt of Runecloth, so if you can spare those other mats, do it.
I needed to churn out a couple of these enchants, and I ran Upper Blackrock Spire to get some greens, large brilliants, and most importantly tons of Runecloth to make turbans with.
Lots of people seem to be claiming that you can commonly get dream dust from disenchanting 51-55 greens. This is incorrect. I suspect people have looked at the wowprofessions website which gives that info.... It is wrong.
I have disenchanted literally hundreds of Wicked Leather Headbands (a level 51 item) and I have never got dream dust. Also if you check the disenchanting tab of that item it shows that you don't get dream dust from disenchanting it.
The only difference between a level 51 green and a level 56 green is the ammount of disenchanting materials you can potentially get from disenchanting it. They will give illusion dust, greater eternal essences or large brilliant shards every time.
Sooo if I take my 85 over to say.. Sunken Temple? I'll get oodles of greens for my enchanter to disenchant for this stuff? It's crazy expensive on my server. 9 gold a piece. :/ So dragging my ass over there will be worth it I guess.. *siiiigh*
I just finished Stratholme Main Gate, No Illusion dust from de the greens. I did get dream dust and several shards, a couple essence of undeath and some ichor of undeath and an enchanting pattern
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and a BoE
. **Edit.. completed service entrance.. no illusion dust from de greens here**
As per previous post... I just finished Scholomance. No Illusion dust there from DE. I only got a couple greens (like 1 to 3) and the blues disenchanted into small radiant shards. Apparently after MoP these zones have been dumbed down to a lv 45ish range.
I'm going to try The Sunken Temple next.
Completed 1 run of sunken temple, no bosses. I killed all the dragons and all the "worshipers". I got no green drops at all. NONE. Even the loot table here states no greens dropping, but I had to check anyway. I did get several bind on pick up leather working patterns, 37 thick leather, 45 rugged leather, 19 green dragon scale, 4 worn dragon scale, 2 rugged hide and 1 thick hide. Very worthwhile run for leather, but a total failure for greens to disenchant for illusion dust. I am going to try outside the instance where those "lost one" mobs are.
Killed 53 lost ones.. various, got 1 green and a few rune cloth. They spawn quite fast, but the drop rate on greens is very low, IMO.
Might be better off farming the leather, making greens and disenchanting those for illusion dust. (rune cloth items as well)
Tried the red reaches in blasted lands. The item level on greens is correct, 1 green dropped, numerous clams and a good amount of runecloth. I would suggest doing the quests or making runecloth headbands to disenchant for this elusive dust. (clams are quite profitable though, dropping clam meat, and various pearls, including black and golden (which is used for some nice twink enchants)
Just tested it and the Rune Cloth Headband gave me Illusion Dust 4 out of 5 time the other was Greater Eternal Essance. Hope this helps
Rune Cloth headband is your best bet here!
So I just tried farming AQ 40. I got 8 illusion dust off the entrance mob's from two greens. And the rest of the zone I got 2 more green's. And two illusion dusts dropped. Total for the run 14 illusion dusts. I'm so disappointed. Any other zone suggestions that are good to farm?
As making wicked leather / runecloth headbands are too expensive on my server. Not to mention typically they only yield 1 or 2 per DE.
I finally broke down and bought a bunch of Essence of Undeath's and enchanted Unholy Weapon until 300. (It drops commonly in Strat) As I had a ton of saved up shard's.
In what area can I pice Illusion Dust?
If you sell enchanting and JC leveling kits, and farm your own materials, the Wizardweave Turban is the best way to get lots of illusion dust. You will acquire stacks of runecloth and mageweave from 1 dungeon run, and will have plenty of star rubies to spare from prospecting mithril. Shuffle the mageweave to red mageweave headbands and DE them for the dream dust. One Wizardweave Turban gave me 4-8 illusion dusts. It's a much more efficient shuffle for extra mats if storage space is an issue.
Illusion Dust is disenchanted from Uncommon (green) items with an item level of 56 - 65 (Required level 51 - 58).
Here is a table showing the likelyhood of obtaining Illusion Dust through disenchanting:
75% chance of 2-5x
22% chance of 2-5x
75% chance of 1-2x
22% chance of 1-2x
(this is non-inclusive of
Items that disenchant into Illusion Dust are found from:
Other dusts you may be interested in:
(Wrath of the Lich King)
(Mists of Pandaria)
(Warlords of Draenor)
Word of warning with patch 7.3.5. As they've condensed the reagents you may be tempted to turn your light illusions into rich illusion dusts.
There is currently a bug that seems to affect stacks of 200 so that once right clicked to turn 3 lights into one rich, the entire stack of light will be consumed and you will be left with 1 rich illusion dust.
As of the Shadowlands Prepatch. If you are a character above level 25.
The greens which drop in the old world above level 25, no longer disenchants into classic materials.
They will start to give Outland or Northrend Dust and Essences.
The most reliant source of
is crafted gear 28 or below.
Any item (like
) which is item level 29 and above will give Outland materials.
cannot be used to get other expansion materials from disenchanting.
As if 9.0.1 you seemingly can no longer farm your own low level enchanting materials through running dungeons on your max level character.
Due to the level scaling, "vanilla" dungeons are now automatically level 30 and will drop lvl 30 greens and blues.
This means you can no longer obtain Strange Dust and the like through disenchanting, instead you will get things like Infinite Dust, Eternal and Cosmic essences or large brilliant shards.
This means you either have to use low level crafting as mentioned in a previous comment,buy low level greens of the AH or create low level characters and give them disenchanting and xp lock them so they can keep doing low level dungeons.
Any low lvl item (Brown Linen Robe, Thorium Leggings etc) with Relic of the Past I = alot Light Illusion Dust.
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