• Iron Ore
  • Crafting Reagent
  • Sell Price: 1s 50c

Iron Ore is mined from Iron Deposits, with a minimum mining skill of 100.

XP table

Level range XP gain on Mining
11 90


Iron Deposit

Iron Deposits may be found in many areas where the typical creature level is between about 20 and 35.

The most common zones to have Iron Deposits are:

Also found in Iron Veins

As an ingredient

Iron Ore is smelted into Iron Bars at a forge, requiring a mining skill of 125 or more.

Iron Bars are used in the production of many items made by Blacksmithing, Engineering, and Jewelcrafting. Iron Bars are also used to smelt Steel Bars.

Iron Ore can be prospected (consuming 5 ore) with a Jewelcrafting skill of 125 or more, resulting in:


Gold Veins appear, uncommonly, wherever Iron Deposits are found.

See also

Patch changes

  • Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): Stacks to 200, up from 20.
  • Test-inline.png Patch 0.6 (2004-04-13):
    •  [Citrine] drop rate from iron has been reduced.
    • Iron has been set to 125 skill as was originally intended.

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