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  • Essence of Undeath
  • Item Level 55
    Disenchants into:
    Not disenchantable
  • Sell Price: 4Silver

Essence of Undeath is an elemental building block of many crafting recipes. It adds the virtues of death and darkness to any item.

Source Edit

Essence of Undeath drops off of Undead mobs in Dire Maul, Eastern Plaguelands, Naxxramas, Scholomance, Stratholme, Western Plaguelands, and Zul'Gurub.

This item can also be transmuted using Alchemy (275); taught by [Recipe: Transmute Water to Undeath].

Materials required
Spell nature acid 01
1x [Essence of Water]

Essence of Undeath as an Ingredient Edit

Essence of Undeath is used in the following recipes:

Alchemy Edit

Blacksmithing Edit

Enchanting Edit

Engineering Edit

Tailoring Edit

Jewelcrafting Edit

Cooking Edit


Patch changesEdit

  • WoW Icon 16x16 Patch 1.4.0 (2005-05-05): The drop rate of Essence of Undeath has been lowered.
  • WoW Icon 16x16 Patch 1.3.0 (07-Mar-2005): Changed to good quality (green) to indicate their value and so that they are distributed properly by group loot.

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