Wow Ethereal Shard Farming Guide
Ethereal Shard Farming is done by disenchanting items that are crafted, found in dungeons, or purchased from the Auction House. This Ethereal Shard Farming Guide includes each of the concepts for disenchanting and farming Ethereal Shards.
Note the following as well:
- 3 Small Ethereal Shards can be combined to one Ethereal Shard.
- 1 Sha-Touched Crystal Sha Shatters to create 2 Ethereal Shards. Train to Sha Shatter at Enchanting profession level 600.
- 5 Ethereal Shards can be combined to one Sha Crystal but it does have a 24hr CD.
Where to get Ethereal Shards by Disenchanting
Ethereal Shards are disenchanted from any purple (epic) item that has an item level of 476 and above.
Where to Find Heavenly Shards in Dungeons
The following list is the best places for getting the items to disenchant. The focus is on the amount, percent and type of gear. Run the following on heroic:
- Stormstout Brewery
- Scarlet Monastery
- Gate of the Setting Sun
- Temple of the Jade Serpent
Farm Ethereal Shards by Crafting Items
What recipes would be the most advantageous to craft? Well, it depends on your primary crafting profession so lets take a peek. We have guides to grind the following mats as well at our Wow Farming Guides page. These include Cloth farming, Leather farming, Ore farming and Enchanting mat farming.
|Engineering||Ghost Iron Dragonling|
|Jewelcrafting||Heart of the Earth||
|Jewelcrafting||Reflection of the Sea||
|Jewelcrafting||Tiger Opal Pendant||
What Things to Buy from the AH that Disenchant to Small Ethereal Shards
Buy purple item levels 476 and above?but that can be costly. Most people will post these items for a ton of gold each so this could be pricey. If you are in need of making some fast cash then check out this Gold Guide.
Justice Points Swap for Ethereal Shards!
Yes sir/madam, that is correct. The Quartermaster in Townlong Steppes, Commander Lo Ping, sells purple items for JP that you can DE for Ethereal Shards. Also, the August Celestial Quartermasters in the Shrine of Two Moons and Shrine of Seven Moons sells items for JP that DE to Ethereal Shards. The following items are 1,250 JP:
- Cloak of Ancient Curses - August Celestial Quartermaster & Commander Lo Ping
- Pressed Flower Cloak - August Celestial Quartermaster & Commander Lo Ping
- Sorcerer-King's Seal - Commander Lo Ping
- Etched Golden Loop - Commander Lo Ping
- Necklace of Jade Pearls - Commander Lo Ping
- Pendant of Endless Inquisition - Commander Lo Ping