Lately I have been going much hard in the Legion Material Flipping market on my Zero to One Million challenge realm and I have learned a lot. The market is strong, but I have refined my approach quite a bit. In this post I will share some more detailed pointers to help you maximize your profits in the market.
Let’s take a look at my TSM resale percentages for the last week on my challenge realm. All of these are from the last seven days as I bought materials for about 150 000 gold on Tuesday. I have since been posting them with my new and improved settings. As you can see it has been very successful. Profit margins are above 33% across the board, which is very impressive.
Honestly, it has been quite wildly successful. Special shoutout to my massive Fjarnskaggl stockpile I got in tradechat for 68% of DBmarket.
You can see that I have been flipping literally all types of materials. This is very new for me as I used to stick to food and herbs.
Testing all materials
For purchasing I have not changed anything about my approach. I actually just decided to run shopping scans using my current operation with a max price of 80% dbmarket and I bought everything below the max price for all materials. I even tried my hand at flipping Unbroken claws and teeth, which is hilarious. This was mostly as an experiment, but with my new auctioning setup you can easily see that it has worked out. As such I will revise my material recommendation.
You should dabble in all of them!
You may want to start out with a max price of 70% dbmarket and adjust up, to ensure you don’t get stuck with anything.
New auctioning operations
This was the major change. Inspired by BilisOnyxia on the woweconomy discord server I decided to add several auctioning operations to post the materials in a bunch of different stack sizes. My material groups now have the maximum number of auctioning operations, which is five.
I post materials in stacks of 10, 20 , 50, 100 and 200. I will probably modify this once I figure out which stack sizes are best. Outside of the stack size it uses the exact same settings as my old flipping operation. You can easily see from the resale summary above that I have sold items in all of the various stack sizes.
Apply the lesson to your other markets
Using more than one auctioning operation is great for items that are usually bought in varying amounts. I have used it for obliterum with success before, and it is also great for food and potions if you craft a lot of them.
Make sure that people can overpay for the perfect stack size if they want to.
Laziness always wins.
The updated TSM group can be found in my pastebin here.