Burning Crusade epic gems can be mined from Ancient Gem Veins in Hyjal Summit, or drop from trash mobs in the Black Temple and Sunwell Plateau. They can also occasionally be found inside of created by Jewelcrafters. The gems crafted from this match a Red Socket.
As an ingredient
- Patch 6.1.0 (2015-02-24): Vendor price reduced from 5 to 20.
- Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): Stacks to 200, up from 20.
- Patch 2.1.0 (2007-05-22): Added.