This item is obtained by gathering normal crops at Sunsong Ranch in the Valley of the Four Winds. Normal crops are cooking ingredients, like , , etc. Other tradeskill crops (like , etc) do not appear to have a chance to drop the Paper-Covered Rock.
As a quest objective
- Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): Deprecated from common.
- Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): Level requirement raised from 90.
- Patch 5.3.0 (2013-05-21): Added.