Essence of Water - El's Extreme Anglin' - WoW Fishing Guide

This page summarises how to catch Essence of Water. For a more detailed guide, see Fishing Elemental Water.

Essence of Water

About Essence of Water


  • Alchemy: Transmute to Essence of Air and Essence of Undeath.
  • Other Professions: Extensively used in Blacksmithing, Leatherworking, Tailoring and Enchanting, for pre-Burning Crusade high-end items - particularly frost-related gear.

Vendor Value: 4s.

Auction Value: 1g. Demand has greatly reduced since the opening of the Dark Portal.

Catching Essence of Water

Detailed mapping of hard to find areas is shown below.

Notes: One of the six pool spawning locations, on the north-west side, is outside of the Bay of Storms area, so can be fished at lower skill (205 to cast, 300 to stop get-aways).

Detailed Guide: Fishing Elemental Water - How to fish Patches of Elemental Water, found in Azshara.

Commentary: Overall average of one Essence of Water per Patch of Elemental Water fished.

Where to catch Essence of Water
Water/pool typeMinimum skillAreasCatch RateCommonly caught fish
To castTo avoid get aways% of CatchSource
Patch of Elemental Water - Coastal33042530%Sample: 252.

The catch rate is the approximate proportion of all catches in the area from the water/pool type that are the named fish.

Detailed Mapping

Map: Patches of Elemental Water in Azshara.

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