On my server, void crystals were going for 15-20g and large prismatic shards were going for 25-30. So when I saw the enchanting recipe Void Shatter, I saw an opportunity. The problem of course is that my skill was at 304 for enchanting. You need a Runed Eternium Rod to do the ‘enchant’ which requires 375 skill. (ZOMG, as I wrote that, I realized for the first time that it’s ‘runed’ not ‘ruined.’ I’ve been saying it wrong since beta… I always wondered why enchanters needed to ruin rods to make them useful.)
So I started saving the mats I disenchanted instead of auctioning them, but I didn’t get very far. Green drops were pretty infrequent. I was still below 320 when 2.4 hit. Then I started doing SSO, and opened my first Shattered Sun Supplies. “What’s the point of this?” I said to myself as I disenchanted some level 68 item that no 70 would use or buy. Filler so they don’t drop Badges of Justice every time. Pop – Greater Essence. “Well at least I can do another enchant.” /wheels grinding… /lightbulb pops.
I now get 4 green items daily and at least one skill up just from running outlands SSO dailies. Thank you Blizzard. At least you can do useful things unintentionally as well.