- For items used in casting spells or abilities, see reagent.
Crafting reagents, also known as materials (often shortened to mats among players), are items used in profession recipes to craft other items. They differ from tools in that reagents are consumed in the process, while tools are not.
For a list of crafting reagents, see Category:Crafting reagent items and its subcategories.
- Previously, items used in crafting did not have a specific tag and were classified as trade goods in the auction house interface. They were later[When?] reclassified and given the "Crafting Reagent" tag.
- Some items used in crafting were classified as reagents rather than trade goods—for example, . This was presumably a mistake.