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Laugh all you like – for a sizable population of WoW players, an enchant's not worth the mats it takes unless it creates a cool glow. A long-time enchanter
, I've made my share of snarky remarks in guild chat about dorky customers bringing me mats for completely inappropriate enchants on completely inappropriate weapons ... But then again, back in the day (ok -- way
back in the day), I also made sure to equip an alternate staff enchanted with Demonslaying
every time I zoned into town. Watch the peons swarm to see what the Great and Powerful Enchanter (TM) is wielding!
You'd probably be pretty surprised to learn that there is, in fact, an entire web site devoted to helping enchanters and players figure out which enchants make the coolest glows
, the brainchild of Cordana of the Detheroc realm, offers screenshots of specific glows, lists of available enchants and their effects, and news on newly updated Burning Crusade
Read more about glows after the jump, as well as an Insider Trader
tip for miners trying to track elusive greyed-out "ghost nodes."