Cardinal Ruby is said to be the finest gem in all of Northrend. As such, it is usually the most expensive gem across the player economy. It is the Wrath of the Lich King equivalent of from The Burning Crusade.
This item can be obtained via the following means:
- Jewelcrafters of level 450 may prospect for a chance to get a Cardinal Ruby.
- Alchemists of level 450 may Transmute to obtain Cardinal Rubies - . Recipe is a reward from the quest .
- Jewelcrafters of level 425 may also create , which has a chance of yielding an epic gem.
As an ingredient
- Patch 9.0.1 (2020-10-13): Item level modified due to level squish, from 80 to 30. Sell price reduced from 5 to 20.
- Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): Stacks to 200, up from 20.
- Patch 3.2.0 (2009-08-04): Added.