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  • Essence of Undeath
  • Item Level 55Disenchants into:
    Not disenchantable
  • Sell Price: 4s

Essence of Undeath is an elemental building block of many crafting recipes. It adds the virtues of death and darkness to any item.

Source

Essence of Undeath drops off of Undead mobs in Dire Maul, Eastern Plaguelands, Naxxramas, Scholomance, Stratholme, Western Plaguelands, and Zul'Gurub.

This item can also be transmuted using Alchemy (275); taught by Recipe: Transmute Water to Undeath.

Materials required
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1x [Essence of Water]

Essence of Undeath as an Ingredient

Essence of Undeath is used in the following recipes:

Alchemy

  • [Transmute: Undeath To Water]

Blacksmithing

  • Corruption (Sword)
  • Annihilator
  • Persuader

Enchanting

  • [Enchant Weapon - Unholy Weapon]
  • [Enchant Gloves - Shadow Power]
  • [Enchant Weapon - Lifestealing]

Engineering

  • Gnomish Death Ray
  • Ultra-Flash Shadow Reflector

Tailoring

  • Robe of Winter Night
  • Felcloth Gloves
  • Robe of the Void

Jewelcrafting

  • Sapphire Pendant of Winter Night
  • Ring of Bitter Shadows

Cooking

  • Haunted Herring

Notes

  • For a place to farm them see: Places to farm.

Patch changes

  • Patch 1.4.0 (patch date:2005-05-05): The drop rate of Essence of Undeath has been lowered. 
  • Patch 1.3.0 (patch date:2005-03-07): Changed to good quality (green) to indicate their value and so that they are distributed properly by group loot. 

External links


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