WoW Classic Mining Guide

Welcome to our World of Warcraft Classic Mining Guide, walkthrough of the fastest way to level up from 1 to 300 Mining Skill. Images of Ore Vein Mining Routes and Locations you can use to start levelling, most players pair this with Engineering or blacksmithing since you will acquire lots of Ore and can Smelt it.

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 WoW Classic Mining Trainer Locations

Every Major City Mining Trainers Location in WoW Classic. Depending on which Race you choose you will likely end up in one of these Cities.

Orgrimmar Mining Trainer Location
 Orc |  Troll

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Thunder Bluff Mining Trainer Location
Tauren

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Ironforge Mining Trainer Location
 Dwarf |  Gnome

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Undercity Mining Trainer Location
Undead

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Stormwind Mining Trainer Location
Human

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Darnassus Mining Trainer Location
Night Elf

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World of Warcraft Classic Mining Leveling Guide

World of Warcraft Classic Mining Leveling Guide the fastest way to level from 1 to 300 Mining Skill. This is a good secondary profession for players who use Engineering or Blacksmithing as their primary profession, you can also simply pick mine ore and sell it on the auction house. Below we have included image locations of where to pick mine ore veins to level up the fastest.

List of the all the Ore Types you will regularly encounter outside of Quest Specific Ore Viens, this list includes what mining level is required to Mine/Smelt Ore. We also included a section the details the different types of Gems you have a chance to get from mining that specific ore.

OreMine/SmeltGems
Copper 1Malachite, Shadowgem, Tigerseye
Tin
 65Jade, Shadowgem, Lesser Moonstone, Moss Agate
Silver
 75Shadowgem, Lesser Moonstone, Moss Agate
Iron
 125Aquamarine, Jade, Lesser Moonstone, Citrine
Gold
 155Jade, Lesser Moonstone, Citrine
Mithril
 175Aquamarine, Citrine, Black Vitriol, Star Ruby
Truesilver
 230Aquamarine, Citrine, Star Ruby
Dark Iron
 230Black Diamond, Blood of the Mountain, Black Vitriol
Small Thorium 250Large Opal, Blue Sapphire, Star Ruby, Black Vitriol
Rich Thorium
 275Arcane Crystal, Azerothian Diamond, Blue Sapphire, Huge Emerald, Large Opal, Star Ruby
  • [Dark Iron] – Found in Blackrock Depths and Molten Core | Used for Blackrock Depths Exclusive Recipes

Recommended Profession to pair/use with Mining –  Blacksmithing Guide

  • [Apprentice Mining] (Level 1-75) – Any Major City
  • [Journeyman Mining] (Level 75-150) – Any Major City
  • [Expert Mining] (Level 150-225) – Any Major City
  • [Artisan Mining] (Level 225-300) – Any Major City

Did You Know? +5 Mining Skill – Means the Ore Viens you mine will stay Orange 5 levels longer. This means you have an easier time levelling your mining profession skill since you will receive more experience for 5 levels longer.

If you can afford or obtain these we recommend you do, as it will make levelling the Mining Skill Easier.

  • [Enchant Gloves: +5 Mining Skill] – You can enchant any pair of gloves, it will cost 3 Truesilver Bar + 3 Vision Dust.
  • [Goblin Mining Helmet | +5 Mining Skill] – This requires the Engineering Skill.

Level 1-65

We list the best locations to start levelling up the Mining skill for both Horde Faction (Durotar right outside of Orgimmar) and Alliance Faction (Dun Morogh right outside Ironforge City) Players in WoW Classic. After reaching level 50 you should learn Journeyman Mining Training to raise your Level Cap.

  • Learn [Apprentice Mining] 
  • Purchase [Mining Pick] 
  • Gather Copper Ore
  • Locations
    Durotar (Horde)
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    Dun Morogh
    (Alliance)
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  • Learn [Journeyman Mining]

Level 65-125

  • Gather Tin Ore | Silver Ore
  • Locations
    Mulgore (Horde)
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    Westfall
    (Alliance)
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  • Learn [Expert Mining]

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Level 125-175

  • Gather Iron Ore | Gold Ore
  • Locations
    Arathi Highlands
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Level 175-250

  • Gather Mithril Ore | Truesilver Ore
  • Locations
    The Hinterlands
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  • Learn [Artisan Mining]

Level 250-300

This is it the final stretch and then you have maxed out your Mining skill level.

  • Gather Thorium Ore
  • Locations
    Un’goro Crater
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You Have Reached Max Level Mining

Now that you have maxed out with this profession you can now mine various high-level ore that can be used in many recipes to make Amour, Weapons, Engineering Gadgets and more.

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