Blackrock Ore

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  • Blackrock Ore
  • Crafting Reagent
  • "Gathered by players with the Mining skill. Can be bought and sold on the auction house."
  • Sell Price: 3s 50c

Blackrock ore is a nearly indestructible ore native to Draenor.[1]


Blackrock Ore is gathered from mining Blackrock Deposits and Rich Blackrock Deposits on Draenor. This ore is used by many professions to craft Warlords of Draenor recipes.

It can also be created by combining 10 Blackrock Fragments.


Blackrock ore is the remains of the colossals that sacrificed themselves to stop the Evergrowth. Their suicide attack to kill Botaan sent pieces of their bodies across Draenor.[2]

The Blackrock clan were the first orcish clan to learn how to smelt their namesake ore.[3] The Blackrock orcs' unique ability to smelt the black ore, a substance so dense that ordinary flame does not even soften it, has always been their most closely-guarded secret.[4]

The clan originally used the naturally occurring elemental-fueled infernos of ancient Draenor to shape and harden the ore. They later invented the elemental bellows, which a shaman could use to channel the power of a fire spirit directly to a blast furnace, allowing the Blackrock to set up forges anywhere.[5]

As an ingredient


Blackrock Ore is used in alchemy to produce  [Alchemical Catalyst] by alchemists on a daily cooldown when combined with  [Frostweed].






Blackrock Ore and  [True Iron Ore] are the first ores added into the game which do not need to be processed into bars before being used to craft items.

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