Archaeology icon Cataclysm Archaeology (Profession)

Archaeology trainers can be found in the capital cities. Starting at level 20, Horde players learn Archaeology from certain NPCs belonging to The Reliquary faction; Alliance players do so at Explorers' League NPCs.

Landmass Trainer Location Coordinates
Eastern Kingdoms
Alliance  Doktor Professor Ironpants The Library, Hall of Explorers Ironforge [75.6, 11.6]
Alliance  Harrison Jones Royal Library, Stormwind Keep Stormwind City [85.6, 25.8]
Horde  Adam Hossack Magic Quarter Undercity [76.0, 36.4]
Horde  Elynara Bc icon.gif The Reliquary, The Royal Exchange Silvermoon City [81.6, 63.8]
Kalimdor Alliance  Stephanie Krutsick Lor'danel Darkshore [50.6, 20.6]
Alliance  Faena Woolybush Theramore Dustwallow Marsh [66, 45]
Alliance  Hammon the Jaded Temple of the Moon Darnassus [43.2, 83.6]
Alliance  Diya Bc icon.gif The Vault of Lights The Exodar [34.6, 66.8]
Horde  Belloc Brightblade Grommash Hold, Valley of Strength Orgrimmar [49.0, 79.6]
Horde  Otoh Greyhide Elder Rise Thunder Bluff [75.8, 28.0]
Outland Bc icon.gif Alliance  Gerdra Fardelve Honor Hold Hellfire Peninsula [53.5, 66.0]
Horde  Sirabel Thrallmar Hellfire Peninsula [52.6, 36.0]
Neutral  Boduro the Seeker Lower City Shattrath City [62.5, 70.2]
Northrend Wrath of the Lich King Alliance  Falda Fardelve Valiance Keep Borean Tundra [57.5, 71.6]
Alliance  Hugen Goldwise Valgarde Howling Fjord [58.2, 62.4]
Horde  Lindarel Warsong Hold Borean Tundra [41.2, 53.8]
Horde  Ian Thomas Wall Vengeance Landing Howling Fjord [79.4, 29.2]
Neutral  Dariness the Learned Legerdemain Lounge Dalaran [48.5, 38.6]
Pandaria Mists of Pandaria Neutral  Brann Bronzebeard Seat of Knowledge Vale of Eternal Blossoms [83.5, 31.0]
Horde  Elynara Ancestral Rise
Dawnseeker Promontory
Vale of Eternal Blossoms
Kun-Lai Summit
Isle of Thunder
[21.1, 15.0]
[57.2, 78.6]
[33.5, 33.8]
Appears at the Vale and Kun-Lai Summit
during Dominance Offensive questline.

Archaeology skill Req. level Req. skill Cost
Apprentice 20 N/A 10s
Journeyman 20 50 10s
Expert 20 125 10s
Artisan 35 200 2g 50s
Master 50 275 10g
Grand Master 65 350 15g
Illustrious Grand Master 75 425 25g