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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
- Northern Barrens - High
- Darkshore - Medium-High (along the east side with the hills)
- Ashenvale - Low
- Westfall - Medium
- Tirisfal Glades - Medium-High (in the Hills NW of Brill)
Also found in Copper Veins
Copper Ore as an ingredient
On average, slightly more than one gem is recovered per 5 ore consumed.
- Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): Stacks to 200, up from 20.
- Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Mining a Copper Vein now gives XP.