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ApprenticeJourneyman ⇒ Expert ⇒ Artisan

In World of Warcraft: Classic, expert the third rank of professions learned at the appropriate (Expert or better) profession trainer, except where noted below.

Profession skill levels fall into four stages of increasing ability to learn and execute recipes: Apprentice, Journeyman, Expert, Artisan


  • At 125 skill points (not counting racial abilities or other bonuses), you can learn the Expert stage and gain up to 225 points before you must learn Artisan to advance.
  • You must be level 20 to become an Expert.
  • You can learn the Artisan stage at 200 points before you reach 225 points.
  • Secondary professions require a special book to train for the Expert stage.