Black Market Auction House

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The Black Market Auction House User Interface.

The Black Market Auction House [54, 15] allows players to bid on special items that are not normally sold by NPCs. Run by Madam Goya, she was originally located at the Black Market, near the Tavern in the Mists on the Veiled Stair of Pandaria.

In Patch 6.0.2, she decided to move her operation to Draenor for more lucrative markets.

How it works

Instead of buying items from other players like the regular Auction House, items on the Black Market will be generated and listed by NPCs. The items are listed for one day only. The items for sale vary from items that were made unobtainable, to rare drops, to TCG items, to current PvE and PvP gear. All items, with the noted exception of the  [Blood-Soaked Invitation] are listed infrequently, so it should not be seen as a reliable way to farm rarities or gear up a character.

  • Mount bids start at 20,000g.
  • Companions bids start between 1000g and 15,000g, depending on the original source and how hard it is to get.
  • Gear items start from 10,000g up to 70,000g.
  • Vanity/misc items start between 10,000g and 15,000g.

Bidding works like the regular Auction House. There is no buyout price. The sky (or the gold cap) is the limit when competing with other players for the final bid. With a successful purchase, the item is sent in the mail. Normal Bind on Pickup rules apply, so you must bid on the correct character.

The supply of items is realm-based. Each realm will have different items for sale at any one time and prices are likely to vary wildly from server to server.

If empty, the item window will list "There are no items at this time. Please check back later."

Items for sale

These are items that may appear for sale. There may be more items which, due to the random nature of listings, have not been seen yet.


  • Item level 535 back, neck, ring, waist and bracer pieces





Most auctions are posted by various well known NPCs, depending on the item type:

Patch changes

  • WoD Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14):
    • Moved to Ring of Blood in Nagrand.
    • Duration for auctions on the Black Market Auction House has been slightly reduced. Bids made on items with less than 5 minutes remaining will continue to extend the duration of the auction.
  • MoP Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Added.