Is One Million Gold in 30 days possible?
What you will need:
A toon with herbalism (ideally tauren and/or druid)
Same toon or another with maxed inscription
Example 1 - 100 MoP Decks!
100 decks – 10.5 cards per deck so 1050 cards roughly for 100 decks.
Assumption 1: Takes 10 new version of inferno ink per card and inks per stack of herbs stays the same.
1 card = 6.25 stacks of herbs (10 new bf ink convert into 1 new version of inferno ink)
So 100 decks = 1050 cards = 6562.5 stacks of herbs.
Assumption 2: 30 stacks of high level herbs per hour
6562.5/30 = 218hrs = roughly seven and a quarter hours per day.
That’s to make 100 decks purely via farming within one month of MoP launch.
Assumption 3: Inflation of 50% or more
Take average of 20k/deck = 20k x 100 = Two Million Gold
Example 2 - 50 MoP Decks!
50 decks = 11.66 cards per deck
50decks = 583 cards = 3643.75 stacks of herbs
3643.75/30 = 121 hours = roughly four hours per day.
Take average of 20k/deck = 20k x 50 = One Million Gold
In Cata decks were going for around 20k / 15k / 15k / 5k in first 1-2 faires
An average of 13.75k per deck
MoP inflation so far no-one has any idea but I’m assuming it will increase prices by at least 50%. That 13.75k -> 20k. This is on the low side I think as well.
So just farm herbs for first 30 days of the new expansion if you want to make one million gold in a month. That should keep you going for the rest of the expansion. Your ability to farm for that much depends on your realm population, whether it is a pvp realm and at what time of the day you can farm.
Some assumptions which might not hold up and may significantly alter the math:
1) 30 stacks an hour seems high especially for a non-Druid / non-Tauren
2) It might take more than 10 of the new version of inferno ink per card, remember in wotlk similar cards only took 6 snowfall ink per craft
3) Inflation could be higher or lower
Source for prices for DMF trinket in early Cataclysm : http://stormspire.net/professions/1991-darkmoon-cards-production.html
Source for number of cards per completed deck wowhead : http://www.wowhead.com/spell=86615#comments
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