An In-depth Wow Classic Leatherworking Guide

In this article, we will be throwing light on one of the unique professions: Leatherworking. We will present everything necessary that concerns you as a player in today’s Wow Classic Leatherworking guide. Just sit back, relax, and read till the very end to carefully understand the world of Leatherworking.

An In-depth Wow Classic Leatherworking Guide:

From here on, you are going to start diving deep into the world of Leatherworking. Like always, we will begin off with the basics and slowly move towards the more complex sides. That being said, let’s begin now.

Trainers For Leatherworking Profession:


Once you attain level 5, you are eligible to become a leatherworker. The trainers are spread all across the major cities, and if you want to go directly to them, you will need the help of a guard. Let’s take a look at the locations of the trainers:

Alliance Trainers:

  • In Elwynn Forest, we have Adele Fielder. 
  • In Ironforge, we have Gretta Finespindle. 
  • In Stormwind City, we have Randal Worth. 
  • In Darnassus, we have Darianna. 

Horde Trainers:

  • In Orgrimmar, we have Kamari 
  • In Thunder Bluff, we have Mak 
  • In Mulgore, we have Chaw Stronghide 
  • In Undercity, we have Dan Golthas

Leatherworking Levelling Guide:

Leatherworking Levelling Guide


Let’s first look at the approximate materials you will need to attain level 300 in the Leatherworking profession. Following are the items that you would be requiring:

450 Thick Leather, 57 Ruined Leather Scraps, 20 Heavy Hide, 470 Light Leather, 475 Rugged Leather, 275 Medium Leather and 195 Heavy Leather.” 

1) Classic (Level 1-75)

2) Journeyman (Level 75-125)

  • To continue ahead from level 75, you will need to be trained in Journeyman. Also, make sure that the character level is a minimum of 10. Also, keep in mind to look mainly for Expert trainers, as not every trainer out there can teach you Journeyman Leatherworking. 
  • Use 100 Coarse Thread and 150 Light Leather to prepare 50 Embossed Leather Gloves to the point of level 100.
  • Until level 125, craft 40 Fine Leather Belt Kit through a mix of 240 Light Leather and 80 Coarse Thread. 
  • If you have the needed resources, kindly also craft a good quantity of Cured Leather Hide. 

3) Expert (Level 125-205)

  • Use 15 Grey Dye, 20 Fine Thread, and 60 Medium Leather to prepare 15 Dark Leather Boots to the point of level 137.
  • Until level 150, craft 20 Dark Leather Pants through a combination of 20 Fine Thread, 20 Grey Dye, and 240 Medium Leather.
  • To the point of level 155, gather 35 Medium Leather to create 7 Heavy Leather. As an alternative, you may even craft 7 Heavy Leather Ball through the mix of 7 Fine Thread and 14 Heavy Leather.
  • From level 155-165, we have to craft 20 Cured Heavy Hide by combining 60 Salt and 20 Heavy Hide. These are said to have a low drop rate, so be ready to work off a bit. Also, don’t forget to save the Cured Hides for the future.
  • To the point of level 180, we have to focus on crafting 15 Heavy Armor Kit (15 Fine Thread and 75 Heavy Leather).
  • Take 20 Fine Thread, 10 Cured Heavy Hide, and 80 Heavy Leather to prepare 10 Barbaric Shoulders.
  • It’s time to conclude this phase on level 200, and for that, you will need to combine 10 Silken Thread, 10 Cured Heavy Hide, and 40 Heavy Leather to result in 10 Guardian Gloves.

4) Artisan (Level 200-300)

  • To change into an Artisanal Leatherworker, you will need to have Leatherworking skill level 200 and a character level of at least 35. For the same, you will need to head to a trainer: Drakk Stonehand, Aerie Peak, Hinterlands (Alliance) & Camp Mojache, Feralas (Horde). 
  • Use 35 Thick Leather and 7 Silken Thread to prepare 7 Thick Armor Kit to the point of level 205.
  • Until level 235, craft 40 Nightscape Headband through a combination of 80 Silken Thread and 200 Thick Leather.
  • To the point of level 250, gather 210 Thick Leather and 60 Silken Thread to create 15 Nightscape Pants. 
  • From level 250-265, we have to craft 25 Rugged Armor Kit by using 125 Rugged Leather. 
  • To the point of level 290, we have to focus on crafting 28 Wicked Leather Braces (28 Rune Thread, 28 Black Dye, 224 Rugged Leather). 
  • Let’s give a beautiful end to the leveling journey by collecting the pattern from Jadefire Trickster in Elwood. Lastly, churn out 10 Wicked Leather Headbands through 10 Rune Thread, 10 Black Dye, and 120 Rugged Leather. 

Leatherworking Specialties To Proceed Ahead:

Once you level up in the game, you can choose one of the three specialities, about which we are going to discuss in a moment. Remember to carefully study each speciality and then make a decision on your own. 

  • Elemental Leatherworking: It will increase the agility focused gear and elemental resistances through materials and resources. 
  • Dragonscale Leatherworking: If your class is Shaman or Hunter, feel free to choose this speciality, as it will let you craft more equipment centering around Mail-type. 
  • Tribal Leatherworking: It’s speciality is responsible for an increase in agility, equipment, and intellect. 

Classes That Enjoy From Leatherworking:

Classes That Enjoy From Leatherworking


In World of Warcraft, Leather’s classes are mainly Hunters, Rogues, Druids, and Shaman. As you progress ahead, you will see that the Hunters and Shamans procure the ability to hold Mail, though, even here, Leatherworking would be still producing resources that would be benefiting such classes. 

The benefits effect can be increased tremendously by combining with Dragonscale Leatherworking speciality. Hunters, too, are in favour, as they can gain a lot by making Quivers.

Professions To Club with Leatherworking:

Professions To Club with Leatherworking


The best profession to pair with Leatherworking would undoubtedly be Skinning. It allows you to collect materials and quickly level up Leatherworking later on. If you decide to copy this way, you will have an easy journey, as everything would be in your own hands. If you are not a person of manual approaches, you may consider opting for the Auction House.

There are no issues in opting for the Auction House approach but go for this one only if you have a good number of money sources and are okay with losing most of your gold reserves. If you pick the second way, you may consider other producing professions, including Alchemy, Enchanting, or Engineering.


  • Is Leatherworking A Good Option For Gold Making?

Ans: You can indeed sell off everything that you have, but from it, only certain classes will benefit, which have been using Mail or Leather. Probably, this is why it takes a considerable amount of time to sell off the goods in the Auction House.

  • Which Profession Goes Down Well With Leatherworking?

Ans: The best profession to pair with Leatherworking would undoubtedly be Skinning. It allows you to collect materials and quickly level up Leatherworking later on.


Leatherworking is a profession with many potentials, but only if you know how to make the most out of it. Thankfully, now that you have read our Wow Classic Leatherworking guide, we can assure you that you will be able to excel in the profession and be light years ahead of your competition! That being said, if you have any doubts or suggestions, feel free to hit us up in the comments below or directly reach out to us. 

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