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  • Copper Ore
  • Item Level 10Disenchants into:
    Not disenchantable
  • Sell Price: 5c

Copper Ore is the first ore to being mined, and is mined from Copper Veins. A mining pick and the Mining profession are required to mine.

XP table

Level range XP gain on Mining
5 - 9 45
10-12 25


Copper Vein

Copper Veins may be found in many starting areas where the typical creature level is between about 5 and 18. Mining Copper stops giving skillups at 100.

The most common zones to have Copper Veins are:

  • Elwynn Forest - High
  • Dun Morogh - High
  • Mulgore - Venture Co. Mine - High (this is the best place)
  • Durotar - High
  • Mulgore - Palemane Rock - High
  • The Barrens - High
  • Darkshore - Medium-High (along the east side with the hills)
  • Ashenvale - Medium
  • Thousand Needles - Medium
  • Westfall - Medium
  • Hillsbrad Foothills - Low
  • Tirisfal Glades - Medium-High (in the Hills NW of Brill)

Also found in Copper Veins

Copper Ore as an ingredient

Copper Ore is smelted into Copper Bars at a forge, requiring a mining skill of 1 or more.

Copper Bars are used in the production of many items, including Bronze Bars.

Copper Ore can be prospected (consuming 5 ore) with a Jewelcrafting skill of 20 or more, resulting in:

On average, slightly more than one gem is recovered per 5 ore consumed.

Patch changes

Template:Patch 4.0.1

See also

External links

fr:Minerai de cuivre