WoW Leatherworking Guide 1-600


Leatherworking This WoW Leatherworking Guide details the most efficient method of leveling Leatherworking from levels 1 to 600 in the World of Warcraft. Leatherworking is a primary profession that allows your character to create a variety of items such as cloaks and armor. The Skinning profession is usually selected as a complementary skill while leveling Leatherworking, as it can provide many of the raw materials required for Leatherworking.

Updated for WoW patch 5.3

This guide focuses on making leveling Leatherworking as easy and as cheap as possbile by using patterns that can be learned from Leatherworking trainers and patterns that use the fewest and most easily obtained materials.

If a specific trainer or supplier isn’t mentioned for a pattern this means that the pattern should be commonly available from all Leatherworking trainers for the item’s level.

Leatherworking Guide Shortcuts

Leatherworking Trainers

Rank Faction Trainer Location
Apprentice Alliance Iranis Shadebloom Dolanaar, Teldrassil
Jack “All-Trades” Derrington Greyman Court, Gilneas City and around Gilneas
Lien Farner Goldshire, Elwynn Forest
Valn Azure Watch, Azuremyst Isle
Wembil Taskwidget Kharanos, Dun Morogh
Horde KTC Train-a-Tron Deluxe Around Lost Isles
KTC Train-a-Tron Deluxe Bilgewater Harbor, Azshara
Nedric Sallow Brill, Tirisfal Glades
Runda Razor Hill, Durotar
Therisa Sallow Calston Estate, Tirisfal Glades
Neutral Elder Oakpaw Mandori Village, The Wandering Isle
Whittler Dewei The Singing Pools, The Wandering Isle
Apprentice
Journeyman
Expert
Artisan
Master
Grand Master
Illustrious Grand Master
Zen Master
Alliance Aayndia Floralwind Astranaar, Ashenvale
Adele Fielder Goldshire, Elwynn Forest
Akham The Trader’s Tier, The Exodar
Bernadette Dexter Valgarde, Howling Fjord
Brumman Honor Hold, Hellfire Peninsula
Drakk Stonehand Wildhammer Keep, The Hinterlands
Eustace Tanwell Theramore’s Fall
Fimble Finespindle The Great Forge, Ironforge
Moordo Stillpine Hold, Azuremyst Isle
Nadyia Maneweaver Northwest of Ban’ethil Hollow, Teldrassil
Rosemary Bovard Valiance Keep, Borean Tundra
Simon Tanner Old Town, Stormwind
Telonis Craftsmen’s Terrace, Darnassus
Horde Arthur Moore The Rogue’s Quarter, Undercity
Awan Iceborn Taunka’le Village, Borean Tundra
Barim Splithoof Thrallmar, Hellfire Peninsula
Brawn Grom’gol Base Camp, Stranglethorn Vale
Brumn Winterhoof to the west of Boulder’gor, Arathi Highlands
Chaw Stronghide Bloodhoof Village, Mulgore
Gunter Hansen Vengeance Landing, Howling Fjord
Hahrana Ironhide Camp Mojache, Feralas
Karolek The Drag, Orgrimmar
Lynalis The Walk of Elders, Silvermoon
Narv Hidecrafter Ghost Walker Post, Desolace
Sathein West of Shepherd’s Gate, Eversong Woods
Se’Jib Southeast of Grom’gol Base Camp, Northern Stranglethorn
Shelene Rhobart Southeast of Brill, Tirisfal Glades
Una Middle Rise, Thunder Bluff
Neutral Andellion Magus Commerce Exchange, Dalaran
Clean Pelt Crummie Bazaar, Kun-Lai Summit
Daenril Scryer’s Tier, Shattrath City
Darmari Lower City, Shattrath City
Diane Cannings Magus Commerce Exchange, Dalaran
Korim Aldor Rise, Shattrath
Kul’de Argent Tournament Grounds, Icecrown
Manfred Staller Magus Commerce Exchange, Dalaran
Namha Moonwater Magus Commerce Exchange, Dalaran

Leveling Leatherworking 1-75

Level 5 Character required
Learn Apprentice Leatherworking from a Leatherworking trainer

Levels Pattern Reagents
1-20 Light Leather 3 x Ruined Leather Scraps
21-30 Light Armour Kit 1 x Light Leather
31-50 Handstitched Leather Boots 1 x Coarse Thread
2 x Light Leather
Handstitched Leather Cloak 1 x Coarse Thread
2 x Light Leather
51-55 Cured Light Hide 1 x Light Hide
1 x Salt
Handstitched Leather Belt 1 x Coarse Thread
6 x Light Leather
56-75 Embossed Leather Gloves 2 x Coarse Thread
3 x Light Leather

Leveling Leatherworking 76-150

Level 10 Character required
Learn Journeyman Leatherworking from a Leatherworking trainer

Levels Pattern Reagents
76-85 Embossed Leather Gloves 2 x Coarse Thread
3 x Light Leather
86-100 Fine Leather Belt 2 x Coarse Thread
6 x Light Leather
101-105 Medium Leather 4 x Light Leather
106-115 Medium Armor Kit 1 x Coarse Thread
4 x Medium Leather
Cured Medium Hide 1 x Medium Hide
1 x Salt
116-130 Dark Leather Boots 2 x Fine Thread
1 x Gray Dye
4 x Medium Leather
131-140 Dark Leather Belt 1 x Cured Medium Hide
1 x Fine Leather Belt
2 x Fine Thread
1 x Gray Dye
Dark Leather Cloak 1 x Fine Thread
1 x Gray Dye
8 x Medium Leather
141-150 Dark Leather Belt 1 x Cured Medium Hide
1 x Fine Leather Belt
2 x Fine Thread
1 x Gray Dye
Hillman’s Shoulders 1 x Cured Medium Hide
1 x Fine Thread
4 x Medium Leather

Leveling Leatherworking 151-225

Level 20 Character Required
Learn Expert Leatherworking from a Leatherworking trainer

Levels Pattern Reagents
151-155 Heavy Leather 5 x Medium Leather
156-165 Cured Heavy Hide 1 x Heavy Hide
3 x Salt
Heavy Armor Kit 1 x Fine Thread
5 x Heavy Leather
166-180 Heavy Armor Kit 1 x Fine Thread
5 x Heavy Leather
181-190 Barbaric Shoulders 1 x Cured Heavy Hide
2 x Fine Thread
8 x Heavy Leather
Barbaric Leggings 1 x Moss Agate
2 x Fine Thread
10 x Heavy Leather
191-200 Guardian Gloves 1 x Cured Heavy Hide
1 x Silken Thread
4 x Heavy Leather
Barbaric Leggings 1 x Moss Agate
2 x Fine Thread
10 x Heavy Leather
201-220 Thick Armor Kit 1 x Silken thread
5 x Thick Leather
221-225 Nightscape Headband 2 x Silken thread
5 x Thick Leather

Leveling Leatherworking 226-300

Level 35 Character required
Learn Artisan Leatherworking from a Leatherworking trainer

Levels Pattern Reagents
226-235 Nightscape Headband 2 x Silken thread
5 x Thick Leather
236-250 Nightscape Pants 4 x Silken thread
14 x Thick Leather
251-265 Rugged Armor Kit 5 x Rugged Leather
266-290 Wicked Leather Bracers 1 x Black Dye
8 x Rugged Leather
1 x Rune Thread
291-300 Wicked Leather Headband 1 x Black Dye
12 x Rugged Leather
1 x Rune Thread

Leveling Leatherworking 301-375

Level 50 Character required
Learn Master Leatherworking from a Leatherworking trainer

Levels Pattern Reagents
301-310 Knothide Leather 5 x Knothide Leather Scraps
311-325 Knothide Armor Kit 4 x Knothide Leather
326-335 Heavy Knothide Leather 5 x Knothide Leather
336-350 Thick Draenic Vest 3 x Heavy Knothide Leather
3 x Rune Thread
Wild Draenish Vest 3 x Heavy Knothide Leather
3 x Rune Thread
351-360 Borean Leather 5 x Borean Leather Scraps
361-375 Borean Armor Kit 4 x Borean Leather

Leveling Leatherworking 376-450

Level 65 Character required
Learn Grand Master Leatherworking from a Leatherworking trainer

Levels Pattern Reagents
376-380 Borean Armor Kit 4 x Borean Leather
381-385 Artic Boots 8 x Borean Leather
Frostscale Belt 8 x Borean Leather
Iceborne Gloves 8 x Borean Leather
Nerubian Legguards 8 x Borean Leather
386-390 Arctic Gloves 10 x Borean Leather
Frostscale Shoulders 10 x Borean Leather
Iceborne Boots 10 x Borean Leather
Nerubian Belt 10 x Borean Leather
391-400 Heavy Borean Leather 6 x Borean Leather
401-425 Fur Lining – Agility 1 x Eternium Thread
Fur Lining – Intellect 1 x Eternium Thread
Fur Lining – Stamina 1 x Eternium Thread
Fur Lining – Strength 1 x Eternium Thread
426-450 Savage Leather 5 x Savage Leather Scraps
Savage Armor Kit 5 x Savage Leather

2Purchase from: Braeg Stoutbeard in the Magus Commerce Exchange, Dalaran

Leveling Leatherworking 451-525

Level 75 Character required
Learn Illustrious Grand Master Leatherworking from a Leatherworking trainer

Levels Pattern Reagents
451-460 Tsunami Boots 7 x Savage Leather
1 x Eternium Thread
461-470 Savage Cloak 7 x Savage Leather
1 x Eternium Thread
471-475 Darkbrand Boots 10 x Savage Leather
1 x Eternium Thread
476-480 Darkbrand Shoulders 12 x Savage Leather
1 x Eternium Thread
481-485 Darkbrand Chestguard 12 x Savage Leather
1 x Eternium Thread
486-490 Heavy Savage Leather 5 x Savage Leather
491-496 3Darkbrand Leggings 4 x Heavy Savage Leather
12 x Volatile Earth
497-500 3Cloak of Beasts 8 x Heavy Savage Leather
2 x Volatile Air
2 x Volatile Earth
2 x Volatile Fire
2 x Volatile Water
501-526 4Exotic Leather 5 x Sha-Touched Leather

3These patterns grant 3 levels at a time
4These patterns grant 2 levels at a time

Leveling Leatherworking 526-600

Level 80 Character required
Learn Zen Master Leatherworking from a Leatherworking trainer

Levels Pattern Reagents
527-530 4Exotic Leather 5 x Sha-Touched Leather
531-536 4Misthide Boots 8 x Exotic Leather
4Stormscale Belt 8 x Prismatic Scale
537-540 4Misthide Boots 8 x Exotic Leather
4Stormscale Belt 8 x Prismatic Scale
4Misthide Belt 8 x Exotic Leather
4Stormscale Boots 8 x Prismatic Scale
541-546 4Stormscale Belt 8 x Prismatic Scale
4Misthide Belt 8 x Exotic Leather
4Stormscale Boots 8 x Prismatic Scale
4Misthide Shoulders 8 x Exotic Leather
4Stormscale Gloves 8 x Prismatic Scale
547-550 4Misthide Belt 8 x Exotic Leather
4Stormscale Boots 8 x Prismatic Scale
4Misthide Shoulders 8 x Exotic Leather
4Stormscale Gloves 8 x Prismatic Scale
4Misthide Gloves 8 x Exotic Leather
4Stormscale Shoulders 8 x Prismatic Scale
551-556 4Misthide Shoulders 8 x Exotic Leather
4Stormscale Gloves 8 x Prismatic Scale
4Misthide Gloves 8 x Exotic Leather
4Stormscale Shoulders 8 x Prismatic Scale
557-560 4Misthide Gloves 8 x Exotic Leather
4Stormscale Shoulders 8 x Prismatic Scale
560-566 4Misthide Leggings 10 x Exotic Leather
4Stormscale Helm 10 x Prismatic Scale
4Misthide Drape 5 x Exotic Leather
5 x Prismatic Scale
4Misthide Helm 10 x Exotic Leather
4Stormscale Chestguard 10 x Prismatic Scale
4Misthide Chestguard 10 x Exotic Leather
4Stormscale Leggings 10 x Prismatic Scale
567-600 3,6Contender’s Dragonscale Belt 15 x Prismatic Scale
3,6Contender’s Dragonscale Boots 15 x Prismatic Scale
3,6Contender’s Dragonscale Gloves 15 x Prismatic Scale
5,6Contender’s Dragonscale Leggings 20 x Prismatic Scale
3,6Contender’s Leather Belt 15 x Exotic Leather
3,6Contender’s Leather Boots 15 x Exotic Leather
3,6Contender’s Leather Gloves 15 x Exotic Leather
5,6Contender’s Leather Leggings 20 x Exotic Leather
3,6Contender’s Scale Belt 15 x Prismatic Scale
3,6Contender’s Scale Boots 15 x Prismatic Scale
3,6Contender’s Scale Gloves 15 x Prismatic Scale
5,6Contender’s Scale Leggings 20 x Prismatic Scale
3,6Contender’s Wyrmhide Belt 15 x Exotic Leather
3,6Contender’s Wyrmhide Boots 15 x Exotic Leather
3,6Contender’s Wyrmhide Gloves 15 x Exotic Leather
5,6Contender’s Wyrmhide Leggings 20 x Exotic Leather

3These patterns grant 3 levels at a time
4These patterns grant 2 levels at a time
5These patterns grant 4 levels at a time
6These patterns are available to purchase for 1 x Spirit of Harmony each from vendors in the Vale of Eternal Blossoms. Vale of Eternal Blossoms is accesible after completing the quest A Celestial Experience (requires level 87)
Alliance Vendor is Tanner Pang in the Shrine of Seven Stars
Horde Vendor is Krogo Darkhide in the Shrine of Two Moons


Leatherworking Specializations

As of WoW patch 4.0.1 the leatherworking specializations of Dragonscale, Elemental and Survival have been removed from the game.

I hoped you found this WoW Leatherworking Leveling Guide useful and that it has helped you on your way to level 600. Please leave a comment to let me know what you think.

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dan

i found bloodied armor has been changed it’s now Bloodthirsty and from 510-525 making said item’s only give 2 levels not 3 as it say’s on here.

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Spiph

Thanks for catching that – not sure how I missed it during the updates. Guide has been updated to reflect the changes.

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dan

happy to help, these guilds helped me a lot in leveling prof’s :)

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Sammy

Hey, Ive used your guide and it has been a great help. Just a tip tho.

Between skill 415 – 425 I realized it was better to use the Arctic Fur and do some of the Fur Linings you get from the trainer. Its orange up to 425. So if you can get a hold of 10 arctic fur, very easy to get if you farm leather anyway, then you wont need to farm the extra 500ish+ borean leathers. It saved me lots of time.

Im at 460 now, I be back if I got more tips :p

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Robert B

This was a very useful guide up to level 485. With the mist of Pandaria out now, I was wondering if it will be updated to reach the 600 level. At 485 I made heavy savage leather with the remaining leather I had. I then made the Darkbrand items and 2 Cloak of Beasts for the 3 point (each) skill up until 500 (or 501). Then trained Exotic leather for 2 points each and will go from there.
Thanks for the guide.

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Spiph

Now updated for Mists of Pandaria.

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Robert B

Sha Touched Leather converts to Exotic leather for 2 point skill up. Stays brown until 525

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