Orichalcum Ore (node)

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Orichalcum Ore

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Resource node
Orichalcum Mining Pick
Orichalcum Ore
Rich Orichalcum Vein
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Orichalcum Ores are resource nodes found in level 75-80 areas. Both the common ore nodes and the rich ore veins can be mined at least 3 times, with the rich nodes having a 50% chance to give 2 ore per hit.

Gathering results[edit]


Like any nodes, the location of orichalcum veins changes each time the server resets. The respawn rate for the veins is just under 24 hours.

Rich Orichalcum Vein[edit]

The total number of "possible" vein(s) are listed next to the zone name once known and confirmed. Each of the "possible" (random) Rich Orichalcum Vein locations in a zone are chosen from the list by the server and can change with each map instance. All of the characters on your account can mine the Rich Orichalcum Veins (they appear per character not per account). The locations below are all confirmed locations.

A Rich Orichalcum Vein has a 50% chance to reward x2 Orichalcum Ore per hit for 3 hits. Rich Orichalcum Nodes found in the Heart of Maguuma will yield at least ten hits.

Heart of Thorns
  • Auric Basin - na
    • There is no Rich Orichalcum Vein in this zone.
Living Story
  • Lake Doric - One Possible (Random) Rich Orichalcum Node
    • Lakeside Bazaar -
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      Lakeside Bazaar Waypoint
      • Possible location south of the waypoint and east of the
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        Temple of the Six POI, up the stairs, in the area where the vista is (see image guide below).
      • Possible location southwest of the waypoint on the cliff (see image guide below).
      • Possible location east of the waypoint on the cliff behind the house with decoration merchant inside.
    • Harvest Cascades -
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      Red Leaf Retreat Waypoint
    • Melandru's Refuge -
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      Lakeside Bazaar Waypoint
    • Watcher's Hollow -
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      Red Leaf Retreat Waypoint
      • Possible location northeast of the waypoint and northwest of the Peach Tree POI.
      • Possible location northeast of the waypoint and southwest of the Peach Tree POI (see image guide below).
    • Watchtower Cliffs -
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      Red Leaf Retreat Waypoint
World Versus World


Image guides to Rich Orichalcum Vein locations:


  • Node locations are randomly generated for each server.
  • Nodes respawn per character, allowing multiple characters to mine the same node. [1]
    • However, you can only mine the equivalent node once per character per day across all servers. For example, if you mine two Frostgorge nodes on your home server, until reset, you will not find any nodes in Frostgorge on guest server. Similarly, if you mine only one node, when you guest, you will only be able to find one other node to harvest. The only exception to this is the Karka Hive node on Southsun Isle.
  • If forced to disconnect, or log out, having not completely mined a rich vein, there is likely a second rich vein location in the same zone where the player can finish mining from as only one of the nodes can be completely mined from.
The Orichalcum Node that can appear by the Elder Earth Elementals in Scalding Gorge, Draconis Mons cap drop shards and crystals instead of orbs.


  • A permanent Rich Orichalcum Vein located on the upper level of Southsun Cove's Karka Hive was replaced by a normal node on January 28, 2013.


  1. ^ [1], Jason King