Patch 6.1: Stage 4 upgrades for crafted gear, new alchemy trinket

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Patch 6.1: Stage 4 upgrades for crafted gear, new alchemy trinket

Good news for those of us who use crafted gear. The latest PTR build has added stage 4 upgrades for all Warlords crafted gear. Armor, rings, and trinkets can now be upgraded to 680 ilvl and weapons can be upgraded to 670 ilvl.

The materials are similar to previous upgrades, only this time you need 30 Savage Bloods each. You'll also notice that the alchemy profession has access to a brand new trinket which can also be upgraded to 680 ilvl (requires alchemy to equip).
Acquiring Savage Bloods in patch 6.1

There are a few new ways to get Savage Bloods in patch 6.1 which should hopefully drive down the price a little bit. In addition to level 3 Barn work orders or spending 50 Primal Spirits at your garrison, we now have the following:​ I must say I'm happy to see crafted gear staying relevant as new raid content is released. I know being limited to only 3 crafted pieces can be a bit annoying, but that limit is what allows the gear to remain at parity with heroic raid item level.
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