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best place to farm savage leather / pristine hides?

#1BootyTappingPosted 3/22/2011 12:56:19 PM
im thinking tol barad crocos
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#2tuffguy34Posted 3/22/2011 12:58:45 PM
The spiders in the woods drop the former. No idea about the latter, I remember it took me forever before I was able to find a Charscale Leg Armor for my prot pally on the AH on my server.
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#3Right_Chus_1Posted 3/22/2011 1:17:07 PM
I usually farm the TB spiders but lately i'vve been farming the birds and wolves in north twilight highlands. I get just about as much and there is no competition or people trying to ninja skin your kills.
#4willythemailboyPosted 3/22/2011 1:20:38 PM
The area below lost city in uldum is also pretty good for leather. Pristine hide drops 100% from the leather trader in TH; I've never found anything that drops it often enough to be worth farming, trading leather is faster.
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#5fitlanboxPosted 3/22/2011 1:27:37 PM
Don't bother farming pristine hides. The drop rate is abysmal. I've been farming leather in tb everyday for about a month. I've gotten fewer than 5 pristine hides in that time. Just trade for it.
#6Huff n puff 20Posted 3/22/2011 2:32:12 PM
I got 3 Pristines on Cata day....
Have done plenty of Farming since then (The DID nerf the Droprate) and have since gotten 0 from Skinning. (Got plenty of 'em from vendor)
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#7Groudon_is_GoldPosted 3/22/2011 3:01:17 PM
I leveled my LW to 525 off my own skinning mats, and I've never seen a pristine hide drop. I though they were trade only.
#8willythemailboyPosted 3/22/2011 3:17:26 PM
I got two or three in Hyjal in January. Haven't seen one drop since, but I haven't been skinning much lately.
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#9g0tbeef89Posted 3/22/2011 3:37:04 PM
Never seen a pristine drop myself.

Just trade 10 heavy savage leather for pristine.
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#10i R teh l33tZPosted 3/22/2011 3:38:27 PM
If blackened dragonscales are expensive on your server, that charred area in the southernmost part of TH is awesome
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