Patch 4.2 brings quality-of-life changes for jewelcrafting

Basil Berntsen
B. Berntsen|05.20.11

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Patch 4.2 brings quality-of-life changes for jewelcrafting
One of the things I'm looking forward to the most in patch 4.2 is the addition of a couple of nice things for jewelcrafters. First, cut gems will now stack. I can't tell you how happy this makes me -- while most people never carry more than a gem or two of the same type, as someone who sells them, I frequently have to make five or more trips between the mail and auction house in order to repost my expired auctions. Now if Blizzard would just make blue rings stack, I'd be a happy camper.

The other thing that reeks of awesome is the brand spanking new JC bag. Every expansion seems to bring with it new profession bags, and Blizzard seems to randomly leave certain ones out. This time, we get the Luxurious Silk Gem Bag. Combined with the ability to stack cut gems, we're in business.

These will both be particularly welcome changes once epic gems are launched, eventually doubling the number of different types of items gem sellers keep in their bags. Personally, I'm hoping that this change is in preparation for the imminent launch of epic gems in 4.2; however, I've logged into the PTR and prospected some pyrite each build and as yet have not seen anything new.

The news is already rolling out for the upcoming WoW Patch 4.2! Preview the new Firelands raid, marvel at the new legendary staff, and get the inside scoop on new quest hubs -- plus new Tier 12 armor!

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