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WotLK Profession Specific Bonus Perks Summary

Blizzard will be continuing the trend of giving each profession it’s own perk with special abilities and BoP enchants, item enhancements, and items.  Here is a summary of what we know so far:

Alchemy Profession Bonus Perks

- Mixology
- WotLK Flasks get 32 itemization points, elixirs get 16 points. Doubles duration on all flasks and elixirs.
- Using WotLK Flasks, gives 37 spellpower, 64 attack power, 13 MP5, or 320 health
- Crazy Alchemist’s Potion
- Alchemists can still transmute items on a daily cooldown
- Endless Mana Potion, Endless Healing Potion, and Endless Rejuvenation Potion
- Indestructible Alchemist’s Stone, Mercurial Alchemist’s Stone, and Mighty Alchemist’s Stone
- Alchemy discoveries are on a weekly cooldown – Northrend Alchemy Research – Spell – World of Warcraft

Leatherworking Profession Bonus Perks

- New WotLK drums are not in the spell database at the moment Current drums are unusable at level 80.
- Reduced cost on leg armor – does not give a special bonus
- Fur Lining – Enchantment on bracers. – fur lining – Wowhead Search – Gives a large stat boost over the equivalent enchant (+40 spell damage, +82 attack power). There’s also a stamina one for 90 stamina, but no stamina enchant yet. There is also resistances for fur linings, for an additional 60 resists.

Skinning Profession Bonus Perks

- Master of Anatomy – Spell – World of Warcraft

Mining Profession Bonus Perks

- Toughness – Spell – World of Warcraft

Herbalism Profession Bonus Perks

- Fire Leaf
- Fire Seed
- Lifeblood – Spell – World of Warcraft

Enchanting Profession Bonus Perks

- Enchant Ring – Assault – Spell – World of Warcraft
- Enchant Ring – Greater Spellpower – Spell – World of Warcraft
- Enchant Ring – Stamina – Spell – World of Warcraft

Jewelcrafting Profession Bonus Perks

- Dragon’s Eye gems – dragon’s eye – Wowhead Search
- A Jewelcrafter can have up to three Dragon’s Eye gems equipped. They can be the same or different. They act like every color of gem for socket bonuses and metagems.
- Ruby Hare, Emerald Board, Sapphire Owl, Twilight Serpent, and Monarch Crab
- Gem Perfection – Spell – World of Warcraft — A chance to craft green-quality gems into slightly better cuts. The gems produced will be in between uncommon and rare in stats.
- Jewelcrafting has its own set of dailies, with which rare gem recipes (5 tokens), metagem recipes (8 tokens), and Dragon’s Eyes (1 token) can be purchased. – Dalaran Jewelcrafter’s Token

Inscription Profession Bonus Perks

- Shoulder enchants – master inscription – Wowhead Search – Effectively a bonus of +37 spell power, 64 attack power, or 32 dodge rating over the epic version
- Tarot cards – can make cards to get items from the Darkmoon Faire.  Implementation not yet known
- Inscription discoveries are on a daily cooldown – Northrend Inscription Research – Spell – World of Warcraft and Minor Inscription Research

Tailoring Profession Bonus Perks

- Lightweave Embroidery – Spell – World of Warcraft – 50% proc rate with 45 second cooldown
- Swordguard Embroidery – Spell – World of Warcraft
- Darkglow Embroidery – Spell – World of Warcraft – 35% proc rate with 75 second cooldown
- Four epic flying carpets and one regular version – carpet – Wowhead Search – acts exactly like a mount – Swift Flying Carpet
- Frostweave Net
- Reduced cost for spellthreads on armor
- Three transmutable cloths – Spellweave, Moonshroud – Spell – World of Warcraft , and Ebonweave – Spell – World of Warcraft
- A Guide to Northern Cloth Scavenging

Engineering Profession Bonus Perks

- Hand-Mounted Pyro Rocket – Spell – World of Warcraft
- Hyperspeed Accelerators – Spell – World of Warcraft
- Flexweave Underlay – Spell – World of Warcraft
- Nitro Boosts – Spell – World of Warcraft
- Personal Electromagnetic Pulse Generator – Spell – World of Warcraft
- Belt-Clipped Spynoculars – Spell – World of Warcraft
- Various goggles – Armored Titanium Goggle, Charged Titanium Specs, Electroflux Sight Enhancers, Greensight Gogs, Truesight Ice Enhancers, Visage Liquification Goggles, and Weakness Specrtalizers
- Bombs and decoys – Explosive Decoy, Saronite Bomb, Cobalt Frag Bomb, and Goblin Thermal Sapper Charge
- Gnomish Army Knife
- Trinkets – Gnomish Lightning Generator, Noise Machine, and Sonic Booster
- Portable mailbox and vendor – MOLL-E and Scrapbot Construction Kit
- Wormhole: Gadgetzan Group portal to Gadgetzan

Blacksmithing Profession Bonus Perks

- Smelt Titansteel – Spell – World of Warcraft (20 hour cooldown transmute)
- Socket Gloves – Spell – World of Warcraft and Socket Bracers – Spell – World of Warcraft

  1. WotLK Leatherworking Recipes
  2. WotLK Northrend Daily Quests & Profession Token System
  3. Best Professons for Arena
  4. New WotLK Enchants
  5. Inscription Shoulder Enchants


3 Responses to “WotLK Profession Specific Bonus Perks Summary”

  1. TRUST on October 8th, 2008 8:15 pm

    useful post


  2. Cергей on May 14th, 2009 7:00 am


  3. Anonimous on May 2nd, 2010 5:58 am

    huaaA? “It’s not just a guide, it’s a whole new way” …… i think you have too much time on your hands :)) p.s. great post

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