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Inscription Leveling Guide: Inscription 1-450

Updated: 10-27-2009

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The pigments used in the guide are obtained by using the milling ability on herbs. It averages about 2-3 pigments for every stack of 5 herbs. The following herbs are used to create pigments. You can use any of them, but you need a stack of 5 to be able to mill them.

Inscription Pigments and Herbs

Alabaster Pigment:
Bloodthistle, Peacebloom, Silverleaf, Earthroot.

Dusky Pigment and Verdant Pigment:
Briarthorn, Bruiseweed, Stranglekelp, Swiftthistle, Mageroyal.

Golden Pigment and Burnt Pigment:
Grave Moss, Kingsblood, Liferoot, Wild Steelbloom.

Emerald Pigment and Indigo Pigment:
Goldthorn, Fadeleaf, Khadgar's Whiskers, Wintersbite.

Violet Pigment and Ruby Pigment:
Arthas' Tears, Blindweed, Ghost Mushroom, Gromsblood, Firebloom, Purple Lotus, Sungrass.

Silvery Pigment and Sapphire Pigment:
Dreamfoil, Golden Sansam, Icecap, Mountain Silversage, Plaguebloom.

Nether Pigment and Ebon Pigment:
From All Outland Herbs.

Azure Pigment and Icy Pigment:
From All Northrend Herbs.

Inscription Trainers:

Alliance:
Elise Brightletter - Ironforge at 60,44(Inscription Trainer)
Feyden Darkin - Darnassus at 58,15(Inscription Trainer)
Catarina Stanford - Stormwind at 49,74(Inscription Trainer)
Tink Brightbolt - Valiance Keep at 57,71 in Borean Tundra (Grand Master Trainer)
Mindri Dinkles - Valgarde at 58,62 in Howling Fjord (Grand Master Trainer)

Horde:
Zantasia - Silvermoon City at 69,24(Inscription Trainer)
Jo'mah - Orgrimmar at 59,46(Inscription Trainer)
Margaux Parchley - Undercity at 61,57(Inscription Trainer)
Adelene Sunlance - Warsong Hold at 41,53in Borean Tundra (Grand Master Trainer)
Booker Kells - Vengence Landing at 79,29 in Howling Fjord (Grand Master Trainer)

Neutral:
Professor Palin - Dalaran at 41,36(Grand Master Trainer)

First of all go to any Inscription Trainer in the Captial Cities and learn Apprentice Inscription. If you don't know where they are just get directions from a guard. Also buy a Virtuoso Inking Set from the Inscription Supplies NPC, they are usually nearby an Inscription Trainer. Requires Level 5.

Inscription 1-19

Create 19 Ivory Ink
Save these. This goes yellow at 15, so you may need to make more than are listed here.

You will need:
19 x Alabaster Pigment

Inscription 19-35

Create 16 Scroll of Stamina

You will need:
16 x Ivory Ink
16 x Light Parchment

Inscription 35-53

Create 18 Moonglow Ink
This goes yellow at 45, so you will need to make more than are listed here.

You will need:
36 x Alabaster Pigment

Train Journeyman Scribe

Go to the Inscription Trainer and get trained up. Requires level 10.

Inscription 53-75

Create 25 Armor Vellum

You will need:
25 x Moonglow Ink
50 x Light Parchment

Inscription 75-80

Create 5 Midnight Ink
This starts off yellow, so you will need to make more than are listed here.

You will need:
10 x Dusky Pigment

Inscription 80-90

Create 10 Glyph of Backstab

You will need:
10 x Midnight Ink
10 x Light Parchment

Inscription 90-100

Create 10 Glyph of Hammer of Justice

You will need:
10 x Midnight Ink
10 x Light Parchment

Inscription 100-105

Create 5 Glyph of Claw

You will need:
5 x Midnight Ink
5 x Light Parchment

Inscription 105-110

Create 5 Glyph of Eviscerate

You will need:
5 x Lion's Link
5 x Common Parchment

Inscription 110-115

Create 5 Glyph of Fire Nova Totem

You will need:
5 x Lion's Link
5 x Common Parchment

Inscription 115-120

Create 5 Glyph of Arcane Missiles

You will need:
5 x Lion's Link
5 x Common Parchment

Inscription 120-125

Create 5 Glyph of Expose Armor

You will need:
10 x Lion's Ink
5 x Common Parchment

Train Expert Scribe

Go to the Inscription Trainer and get trained up. Requires level 20.

Inscription 125-130

Create 5 Glyph of Fear

You will need:
10 x Lion's Ink
5 x Common Parchment

Inscription 130-135

Create 5 Glyph of Blink

You will need:
10 x Lion's Ink
5 x Common Parchment

Inscription 135-140

Create 5 Glyph of Divinity

You will need:
10 x Lion's Ink
5 x Common Parchment

Inscription 140-150

Create 10 Glyph of Imp
This goes yellow at 145, so you will need to make more than is listed here. You'll have to grind through to 150.

You will need:
20 x Lion's Ink
10 x Common Parchment

Inscription 150-155

Create 5 Glyph of Insect Swarm

You will need:
5 x Jadefire Ink
5 x Common Parchment

Inscription 155-160

Create 5 Glyph of Righteous Defense

You will need:
5 x Jadefire Ink
5 x Common Parchment

Inscription 160-165

Create 5 Glyph of Gouge

You will need:
5 x Jadefire Ink
5 x Common Parchment

Inscription 165-170

Create 5 Glyph of Lava Lash

You will need:
5 x Jadefire Ink
5 x Common Parchment

Inscription 170-175

Create 5 Glyph of Overpower

You will need:
5 x Jadefire Ink
5 x Common Parchment

Inscription 175-180

Create 5 Glyph of Aimed Shot

You will need:
10 x Jadefire Ink
5 x Common Parchment

Inscription 180-185

Create 5 Glyph of Cleansing

You will need:
10 x Jadefire Ink
5 x Common Parchment

Inscription 185-190

Create 5 Glyph of Frost Shock

You will need:
10 x Jadefire Ink
5 x Common Parchment

Inscription 190-200

Create 10 Glyph of Revenge
This goes yellow at 195, so you will need to make more than listed here. Grind through it until 200.

You will need:
20 x Jadefire Ink
10 x Common Parchment

Train Artisan Scribe

Go to the Inscription Trainer and get trained up. Requires level 35.

Inscription 200-205

Create 5 Glyph of Deterrence

You will need:
5 x Celestial Ink
5 x Common Parchment

Inscription 205-210

Create 5 Glyph of Consecration

You will need:
5 x Celestial Ink
5 x Heavy Parchment

Inscription 210-215

Create 5 Glyph of Sinister Strike

You will need:
5 x Celestial Ink
5 x Heavy Parchment

Inscription 215-220

Create 5 Glyph of Healing Stream Totem

You will need:
5 x Celestial Ink
5 x Heavy Parchment

Inscription 220-225

Create 5 Glyph of Barbaric Insults

You will need:
5 x Celestial Ink
5 x Heavy Parchment

Inscription 225-230

Create 5 Glyph of Disengage

You will need:
10 x Celestial Ink
5 x Heavy Parchment

Inscription 230-235

Create 5 Glyph of Crusader Strike

You will need:
10 x Celestial Ink
5 x Heavy Parchment

Inscription 235-240

Create 10 Glyph of Lesser Healing Wave

You will need:
10 x Celestial Ink
5 x Heavy Parchment

Inscription 240-250

Create 10 Glyph of Cleaving
This goes yellow at 245, so you will need to make more than listed here. Grind through it until 250.

You will need:
10 x Celestial Ink
10 x Heavy Parchment

Inscription 250-255

Create 5 Glyph of Earth Shield

You will need:
5 x Shimmering Ink
5 x Heavy Parchment

Inscription 255-260

Create 5 Glyph of Mutilate
This starts off as yellow, so you are probably going to need to make more than listed here. Just grind it to 260 skill.

You will need:
5 x Shimmering Ink
5 x Heavy Parchment

Inscription 260-265

Create 5 Glyph of Freezing Trap

You will need:
5 x Shimmering Ink
5 x Heavy Parchment

Inscription 265-270

Create 5 Glyph of Bone Shield

You will need:
5 x Shimmering Ink
5 x Heavy Parchment

Inscription 270-275

Create 5 Glyph of Fear Ward

You will need:
5 x Shimmering Ink
5 x Heavy Parchment

Train Master Scribe

Go to the Inscription Trainer and get trained up. Requires level 50.

Inscription 275-280

Create 5 Glyph of Dark Death

You will need:
5 x Shimmering Ink
5 x Heavy Parchment

Inscription 280-285

Create 5 Glyph of Disease

You will need:
5 x Shimmering Ink
5 x Heavy Parchment

Inscription 285-290

Create 5 Glyph of Death Grip

You will need:
5 x Shimmering Ink
5 x Heavy Parchment

Inscription 290-300

Create 10 Ethereal Ink
This goes yellow at 295. You will probably need to make more than is listed here, but you will need a lot of these later so grind them all the way to 300. Save these.

You will need:
20 x Nether Pigment

Inscription 300-305

Create 5 Glyph of Earthliving Weapon

You will need:
5 x Ethereal Ink
5 x Heavy Parchment

Inscription 305-310

Create 5 Glyph of Feint

You will need:
5 x Ethereal Ink
5 x Heavy Parchment

Inscription 310-315

Create 5 Glyph of Rake

You will need:
5 x Ethereal Ink
5 x Resilient Parchment

Inscription 315-320

Create 5 Glyph of Holy Nova

You will need:
5 x Ethereal Ink
5 x Resilient Parchment

Inscription 320-325

Create 5 Glyph of Blood Strike

You will need:
5 x Ethereal Ink
5 x Resilient Parchment

Inscription 325-330

Create 5 Glyph of Mage Armor

You will need:
10 x Ethereal Ink
5 x Resilient Parchment

Inscription 330-335

Create 5 Glyph of Scourge Strike

You will need:
10 x Ethereal Ink
5 x Resilient Parchment

Inscription 335-340

Create 5 Glyph of Seal of Command

You will need:
10 x Ethereal Ink
5 x Resilient Parchment

Inscription 340-345

Create 5 Glyph of Ambush

You will need:
10 x Ethereal Ink
5 x Resilient Parchment

Inscription 345-350

Create 5 Glyph of Vampiric Blood

You will need:
10 x Ethereal Ink
5 x Resilient Parchment

Train Grand Master Scribe

Go to the Inscription Trainer and get trained up. Requires level 65.

Inscription 350-355

Create 5 Glyph of Frost Trap

You will need:
10 x Ethereal Ink
5 x Resilient Parchment

Inscription 355-360

Create 5 Scroll of Spirit VII

You will need:
5 x Ink of the Sea
10 x Resilient Parchment

Inscription 360-365

Create 5 Scroll of Intellect VII

You will need:
5 x Ink of the Sea
10 x Resilient Parchment

Inscription 365-370

Create 5 Scroll of Strength VII

You will need:
5 x Ink of the Sea
10 x Resilient Parchment

Inscription 370-375

Create 5 Scroll of Agility VII

You will need:
5 x Ink of the Sea
10 x Resilient Parchment

Inscription 375-385

Create 10 Glyph of Ice Lance
This goes yellow at 380, but you will need to grind it all the way to 385. You will probably have to make more than is listed here.

You will need:
10 x Ink of the Sea
10 x Resilient Parchment

Inscription 385-400

Conduct 15 Northrend Inscription Research

You will need:
45 x Ink of the Sea
15 x Snowfall Ink
75 x Resilient Parchment

Inscription 400-405

Create 5 Scroll of Stamina VIII

You will need:
5 x Ink of the Sea
10 x Resilient Parchment

Inscription 405-410

Create 5 Scroll of Spirit VIII

You will need:
5 x Ink of the Sea
10 x Resilient Parchment

Inscription 410-415

Create 5 Scroll of Intellect VIII

You will need:
5 x Ink of the Sea
10 x Resilient Parchment

Inscription 410-415

Create 5 Scroll of Intellect VIII

You will need:
5 x Ink of the Sea
10 x Resilient Parchment

Inscription 415-420

Create 5 Scroll of Strength VIII

You will need:
5 x Ink of the Sea
10 x Resilient Parchment

Inscription 420-430

Create 10 Scroll of Agility VIII

You will need:
10 x Ink of the Sea
20 x Resilient Parchment

Inscription 430-450

Create 20 Darkmoon Card of the North

You will need:
60 x Eternal Life
60 x Ink of the Sea
120 x Snowfall Ink
20 x Resilient Parchment

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