Items he sells (prices subject to change)
34 Slot bag
Also, another possible item he sells
. Will update as info comes in.
UPDATE: The price for all items sold by the
was previously 100k each. The latest build brought with it some drastic price increases, making these items by far the biggest gold sinks the game has yet to see.
Note that the gold cap is being increased to 10,000,000 gold in Legion.
Items sold by the
- Cost: 2,000,000g
- Cost: 250,000g
- Cost: 500,000g
- Cost: 1,000,000g
*Note that prices may be placeholders and are subject to change
Blizzard has discussed their rationale behind this merchant through a number of blue posts. Wowhead has summarized them
Where can I find him?
can be found in The Wonderworks Toy Shop in Dalaran. He is on a
spawn timer, reportedly as short as 4 hours, and as long as a few days! Once someone purchases from him (after he has spawned), he will stick around for roughly 1-2 hours before despawning again.
As such, it's a courteous move to announce in trade when he spawns!
I didn't see the new prices until I read a forum post tonight (original 100,000G). While the the prices are hefty and only worth purchasing depending on the individual's interest, I see it as something to work toward. I think the prices could be adjusted, but I don't know how the economy will be next expansion and this is merely a side incentive anyhow. If the prices are to stay, I tossed in a suggestion in-game for a 750,000G mark. To be exact, I want the Mad Merchant's hat and robes for my mage. The items could be cosmetic, so that any class could use them. Hopefully this becomes possible, well as adjusting some of the prices. Regardless of that though, all I really do is farm achievements/gold nowadays and it's sorta nice to have this, if I want to spend that tasty yellow coin.
Yeah, I don't see myself buying any of this, especially after being able to quantify and amount of gold as being equal to real dollars. As of writing this, the WoW Token is almost 50k (for US servers). That makes the toy $100, the bag $200, the pet $400, and the mount $800. Unless gold starts flowing in Legion even more than it did in Warlords, I don't see this happening for me.
hmm that 2 mil mount looks sweeet :D
I got the gold! Where is he located? :b
toyshop in dalaran, seems to be a random spawn (not sure of the timer but have seen people camping him) he seems to be there for around 10 - 15 mins and disappears again.pic sent in
So he seems to spawn every twelve hours and once someone purchases off him he stays up for over 15 minutes.
If you're waiting for him to spawn, PLEASE don't sit right in front of others or on top of where he spawns. Some people alt tab and leave a little space open where he will spawn for them to see while they browse. Don't be a !@#$%^.
is in Dalaran's Wonderworks shop.
He has a random respawn timer and will disappear after 15 minutes if someone buys an item from him.
Sells 4 items for now:
EDIT at 12am GMT-31-August:
Mad Merchant Just Spawned in some EU Realms. 12:00 AM (GMT), 02:00 AM (EU) server time.
Confirming atleast 5 EU Realms spawned.
Maybe all EU realms?
Bought what i needed, and the NPC dispawned 2 Hours later @ 02:00 AM (GMT), 04:00 AM (EU) server time.
EU, campd for +14 Hours, still nothing spawned.
Checked twitter, seems like alot of players have camped +12 hours EU+US, they are all wondering if Mad Merchant made it to Live realms yet. no response from blizzard.
To Confirm 1 thing though: the 12 Hour spawn from Beta did not make it to live.
so might be either more than 12 hours spawn timer, OR, the NPC didn't make it to live "yet".
will update my post later.
Please be kind and list this guy in group finder if he's up on your server. Thank you!
After spawning at 02:00 and despawning at 04:00 last night, I just walked past him at 08:25 and he was up again. This means that either his spawn timer is shorter than on beta, or much more random. EU.
I can confirm he doesn't not despawn exactly 15 minutes after someone buys from him.
I bought the mount from him on 09-01-2016 around 3:15 AM (EST). It seems he was still up at 3:49 (last I check)
When I saw him I called it in trade chat and made a group in the premade group finder, some people confirmed me they bought some things (didn't asked what they bought).
Maybe it's a possibility the 15 minutes reset on every buyout ?
This npc spawned at 12:00 am on my server. I immediately purchased the mount, after which the vendor took the full hour to despawn at exactly 1:00 am. It would've been helpful knowing that the vendor doesn't only take 15 minutes to despawn.
Spawned at 11 am server time on Alexstrasza/Terrokar US on 9/4, will update when it despawns.
Despawned after an hour.
I've been having trouble finding him the past week despite camping the toy store all day and night. Has his spawn rate changed significantly or am I just unlucky?
Camping him since 3 days, haven't seen this merchant yet. Do we have more infos about spawning timers ?
Just like to note that he'll sometimes /yell when he appears in the shop.
Edit: Not sure why the downvote but he does yell when he appears.
He spawned around 11pm on US server Silver hand.
Please Make LFG custom Group when he is up mentioning Mad Merchant Is Up. I have been waiting for a day, and i've been server hoping with no luck. my username is also my B-tag, let me know if you want help or can help me too.
The spawn rate is ridicilous... As if everyone has 2 million gold.
So basically the Spider Mount will be unobtainable. For a good many of us.
spawned at 14:30 EU he is spawning across all EU realms
Camping for now 19h and nothing in view.... We were two servers camping him, also doing server hop with mana fish groups but no result. Will update when he pops up.
Edit: After 23h of camping, finally popped. At 4PM exactly. It seems to be regional spawn, on every server, because my friends had it too. Mad Merchant disappeared at 5:01PM. Exactly 1h after my purchase. (I waited for so long so one more hour to see his despawn is nothing, LOL)
Conclusion : Spawn at exact times (:00), Region spawn, don't serverhop because it's loss of time. Despawn exactly 1h after 1st purchase.
So he spawned at I think 9:00 AM server time on Tichondrius-US this morning. I took note of the times as follows :-
8:50 AM - NOT SPAWNED
9:07 AM - SPAWNED, I purchased Bloodfang Cocoon from him. Hadn't seen anybody else in trade chat or general channels history say he was there so guessing I was the first to purchase from him and that he'd spawned at 9 AM.
9:50 AM - STILL SPAWNED
10:06 AM - STILL SPAWNED
10:27 AM - STILL SPAWNED
11:06 AM - GONE
Seems he spawns at a random time ON the hour, and I guess he then stays up for 2 hours after he spawns (unrelated to when someone purchased from him since I purchased at :07 past the hour and he'd gone by :06 two hours later).
Other people have said it's only an hour so I think either it changed to 2 hours very recently, or the length of time he stays up may also vary. It was at least 1 hour 20 minutes on Tichondrius today.
No one has pointed this out yet, but he's actually a reference to
Rick Sanchez from Rick and Morty
. Both he and Rick are "mad", intelligent, inventors (assumption because he's a Gnome in a toy shop and has unique items only he sells), and his infrequent /yell is
"Wubba lubba dub dub!"
which is a catchphrase said by Rick on the show
both of them love money too
, but the /yell was the biggest reference giveaway.
The music in Dalaran will change to silly circus music when he is spawned.
so basically this vendor is for the 1% of WoW players.
Ive been waiting for him for almost 48 hours now, The short times I sleep I have my boyfriend log in and check every hour on the hour, and still havent seen him. It has taken me months to save up for the spider mount, its frustrating having to wait so much longer just for the vendor.
The Mad Merchant is a rare vendor that spawns in the Wonderworks shop in Dalaran - Broken Isles. When he spawns it will be on all regional realms at the same time, always on the hour (but not
whole hour). It is random when he spawns.
He always despawns after 1 hour, regardless if anyone does a purchase or not. This means that checking in every whole hour is enough in order to catch him, and realm-hopping is not necessary. Upon spawning he usually does a /yell in Dalaran.
I camped for about four days until he spawned on EU realms on the 24\1\17 at 08:00. He despawned at 09:00. Later on the same day he spawned once again, this time at 17:00 for an hour. Again on the 26/1/17 he spawned at 05:00 for an hour.
I've been camping him for the last 24 hours on Caelestrasz (US). No sign of him at all. I've been making sure to come back every hour on the hour (it's been a looooong night).
Are there any updates on spawnings? I want my spider *cry*
For those of us who use targeting macros for the convenience of knowing if a rare is up and nearby the Rare Love AddOn over at
does help with this one.
Basically, it groups a whole ton of macros into one simple macro. It allows tracking of
, etc and rares such as this and
with a single button on your action bars.
I use this while in the new Dalaran zone. No need to bother walking over to his location. Saves time.
Has anyone had any luck spotting him recently? Been camping him the last two days with no success, making me wonder if he really spawns every 12 hrs or not now.
Mad Merchant appeared on Draenor EU at 4 pm or 16:00, whichever works best for you, on Wednesday 11th of April 2017.
Bought the mount almost immediately after announcing it in Trade.
Now to see when it disappears, if only for my own personal research. :P
One hour later he vanished. Didn't seem to have been exactly at 5 pm/17:00, more like an hour after I purchased my mount.
Mad Merchant is up right now 4/14/17 at 4:07AM CST Runetotem - Not sure how long he's been up currently.
He spawned on EU Perenolde at 4:00 am. It was announced in dalaran chat. I bought the mount and opened a group in the group finder to help two other players to buy the mount. After 1 hour he disappeared.
Please help other players and open an group.
Mad Merchant Spawned at 1AM PST on Chromaggus U.S. camped him only for a few hours, just an FYI, I got pretty lucky cause my alt was lv. 18 and a half, just ran to duskwood and got to twenty in 10 minutes! but you cannot buy the mount on an alt unless you are at least level 20. This will save you a headache if you are buying it on an alt.
currently up on US realms!
When he spawned on my server, he yelled "Happy Midsummer's Festival!" This was in August, by the way, so not actually during the festival.
Nobody in my guild has seen this guy. If it wasn't for having seen people with the mount, I'd be starting to wonder if he actually exists.
After camping him a week+ on Ravencrest-US, well, checking in often, I stopped by at 4:13am and he was up! Spent way too much for a pet, but while there listed it in LFG for others. He was still up when I logged at 4:42am...
can be tracked using the
addon, in the settings choose "Add manually" and enter the ID of this NPC: 108468, click OK. At first there will be the inscription "Unknown: 108468" (but the addon will already search for this NPC), after the relogin there will already be "The Mad Merchant: 108468" (
You can leave the game in the minimized window, if you configure the audio signal, then as the NPC appears, you will immediately understand this. Good luck! :)
I have been camping for this guy for almost 3 day non-stop before he spawned.
Here are some of my observations:
1. I started camping for him on 13.1.2018 9 AM server time. Checking the shop at least every hour (Sometimes way more than I would admit)
2. He spawned on 15.1.2018 6:04 PM server time and disappeared exactly on 7:00 PM server time the same day.
3. People sometimes come into the shop and play with stuff, some asked why am I just staring at the wall.
4: Made a pandaren friend.
5. Managed to gather up 20-30 people via group finder/ trade chat before he was gone.
6. Got 1 report and ignore from someone because he couldn't find the toy shop.
I hope that helps you guys and gals on your camping adventure in dalaran.
He's up in Silvermoon right now. Just bought the spider mount from him. I'm now a very poor playah :/
If you think that saving up the 2 million gold for the spider mount is going to be the hardest part, you are sorely mistaken. He spawn on all US servers at once and separately on all EU servers at once so you do not need to spend time realm hopping. He spawn exactly on a random hour and stays for one hour. That's it. That's all the information out there.
Camping this guy absolutely sucks... I checked every hour for 4.5 days. I'm talking 101 hours in a row. I'm talking setting an alarm and waking up from your sleep every hour during the night. This is worse than having a newborn. I'm talking not going to work or school or activities or anywhere that's going to keep you out of the house longer than one hour.
It appears that he spawns every 6 or 7 days but that's just based off of the last 14 days of info on the discord link. (very helpful) It looks like he spawns on EU servers first and then US servers 6 or 7 hours later.
This mount is not for the weak willed.... It will ruin you. But it's SO awesome once your hard work has paid off.
it just amazes me that people have that much gold in the game. I struggle keep that much gold with having 11 capped out (level and professions) characters.
Was available from 6PM PST to 7PM PST today, May 4, 2018. Exactly a one-hour timer. Had been camping him for several days prior.
Does he still spawn post BfA launch? Haven't caught him up in a while...
Are there still any discord groups or something else where people help eachother finding him?
I've been looking for him for 4 days now and I come by his shop every hour to check if he is there, haven't seen anything yet.
The only time i'm not at his shop is when i'm sleeping. I try to afk watch him with npc scan on but WoW keeps kicking me out even with the "walking" method :<
Anyone got ay tips ?
Mad Merchant spawned US-Cenarius at 3:00 p.m. PST today. He's currently up on Cenarius.
So when I decided I want to buy prismatic bauble, I found only kind of old info, so for anyone wondering... as of 2019 Mad merchant spawned today at 9am :) I was checking the shop every hour for 13 hours prior to that (these cushions will be burnt in my brain forever) so not sure about the timer, but if you just decided to get something from him, doable :) He was also up longer than 15 minutes.
Also be that guy and put group in the group finder when he spawns.
I can confirm after purchase it stays 1 hour. So checking in once in every hour is enough. Don't be like me and stare the wall for days! It spawns minimum once in 3 days.
As 02.06.19 10:31, it is there.
as of 8.3 i've been checking on this guy for a week to buy the toy and haven't found him spawned. Spent less time on this other than time-lost
Mad Merchant up on Tichondrius for the next hour!
For me Mad Merchant spawned exactly at 17:00 ST on Outland EU.
I relogged to see if it can be found also on BurningLegion, Ravencrest, Skullcrusher and Kel'Thuzad, so i think, I can confirm that he will spawn on all realms and will be available on both - warmode on and off at same time.
Gone after exactly an hour so at 18:00 ST.
The Mad Merchant was up today 20/9/2020 from 10 pm - 11 pm
I've been camping for him the last 2 days.....
I will comment when (or if) he ever spawns. I am in NA.
Anyone seen him since the Shadowlands prepatch dropped? I've been camping for five days, checking on the hour (when I can) but haven't seen him yet.
I'll start a finder and come back here and post I catch him spawned.
he spawned at 23:00 on Draenor EU. currently still up despite someone buying at 23:02
23:00 and he is still here, can't stay longer, but might still be up for 30 more mins. good luck to everyone o/
He is up now 04:04 Pacific Time (PT)
He just spawned for me at 8:05 AM EST (5:04 AM server time.)
if this spawns for anyone US please let me know!
Mad merchant is up right now 02:00 EST - Dalaran
It's 7:30am est and he's up on Stormrage
He spawns for all servers in a region at the same time. So please post what region you are in, not your server.
Oddity - I've been checking for a couple hours today and logged in at 5:59pm or so after reading a tip to check before hours change. Magic smoke was in his spot, so I waited a bit, and as I watched, he appeared. I let chat know he spawned and purchased my bauble. I noticed there was no music mentioned in previous comments. I logged onto my alt and he's not there anymore as of 6:08pm.
This is on NA region. I'm not sure if he despawned early or if I was lucky(?) and he glitched a little letting me purchase from him before disappearing. (not sure why I saw the "appearing" animation though in that case)
So yesterday I was getting ready to camp this dude and as soon as I logged in he was sitting on the beanbags. Wow rng christmas miracle id say! I did make sure to post it on the lfg and yelled it in the chat too so other people would be able to get their christmas gifts too.
Currently up on US realms. 9:00-10:00PM PST.
1 Easy tip. want to get this guy?, sit down relax watch a movie or something put game down in a small window in windowed mode. watch movie move your mouse from time to time, so you wont get logged out and just wait if you got nothing to do and buy it out. only way most likely. wish u best of luck, i use to get very lucky with spawn timers on these spawn timing rares. playing shadowsong EU realm horde side.
Sittin here since 9 AM ST and now is 4:30 PM ST no sign from him. Good, there is another alliance sitting with me at least I'm sure I'm not traveling between realms.
He is currently up: Nagrand EU
Currently live on EU - went up at 2:01 PM realm time. I'm on Ragnaros.
He seems realm specific - my friend on Chamber of Aspects couldn't see him till I invited him to a party and he did a reload.
Currently up: Draenor EU
currently up azjol-nerub eu
Currently up: Proudmoore US
Does he spawn in a specific Dalaran or all of them? Like Wrath Dalaran, or legion etc..
He spawned today at same time on this servers: Stormrage, Icecrown and Goldrinn. It's not a coincidence, his timer is not just server locked.
Is up today (19.05) on EU / Tarren Mill, spawned at I think 17:00 CET time, I was there 10 minutes later.
I listed group for 5 minutes but no one joined xD
He's up! Just logged in at 8:05PM EST/Exodar US, I'm assuming he spawned 8:00PM EST time.
He just appeared simultaneously on two eu realms and maybe on more (DunModr and Ragnaros EU were the ones i cheked)
Found Mad Merchant today @ 12:30 EST
Server: Area-52 US
He came up today at 11:03 AM EST Server Area-52. I made a group that he's up
He was up last monday evening about 11pm Daggerspine EU.
The Mad Merchant spawned on Proudmoore US at 1:00 am PST on 9/10/2021! Proven that he still indeed does spawn after SL was released. Got my toy finally.
Just spawned on US servers, 8AM PDT.
Up on US servers 5pm PST :)
This was up WM on for U.S realms Friday 4:00AM. It stayed up for close to an hour, even after I and others purchased from it. GL if you are all still looking.
SPAWNED NOW on US Vashj - Battlegroup Whirlwind (US) 8pm PST
was camping for over 2 days!
It definitely spawned exactly at 8pm so my suggestion would be to check every hour on X:00. I had nothing better to do so I just sat in the room until he spawned.
up, feathermoon US; 12/12/21 10pm
Mad Merchant sighted at 11:20, EST- Dec 25th. Kael'thas.
Just spawned for me on Stormscale
Mad Merchant is up 1:28AM central. whisperwind but i see other server players in dalaran so idk how important that is
Up right now on US servers.
No camping required. If you join "WoW Secret Finding & Collections" discord and set an announcement for the mad merchant you will get a notification when he spawns. You can also download the discord app to your phone so you don't even need to be at your computer to get the notification. To set the announcement go to #get-a-role channel and select your region (EU or US) then select the callout (mad merchant). Once you have done this you can scroll down the channels on the left side and select #eu-rare-callouts. When the mad merchant spawns someone will tag and post in this channel and you will get a notification. You then have 15 minutes to log in and get to the npc.
He appears outside the 15 minute window after the top of the hour, just FYI. He got spotted at 12:46 pm EST recently. Good luck!
Spotted him today at 00.26, he was up when I got into the toy shop, so he could have spawned before that time, bought items off of him around a minute later and stayed with him till he despawned.
Made a group and last person do buy from him was at 00.42.
He despawned at 00.59, 33 minutes after I spotted him.
EU realm Steamwheedle Cartel
I've been camping him for 4 days now and he just popped on US servers at 10:00pm EST. Side note, I work during the day so I was only able to camp him from about 8pm to 1am (5 hours each night). I'm telling you this to clarify that I have no idea if he has spawned in the last 4 days, during the day, when I wasn't on.
No music changed, no yells, no alerts of any kind, he just spawned in on the middle bean bag chair in The Wonderworks shop.
I was on my mage so I teleported to the Northrend Dalaran to see if he was there as well, and he was not.
I looked outside and around the shop to see if there could be any kind of environmentals that trigger him, the weather, the sky, any other NPC around, maybe one of the toys acting differently, and nothing was out of the ordinary, there was nothing that I could see would be a factor.
I sat with him the whole time he was there and he was gone at 11:00pm EST, in exactly 1 hour.
Hope this helps.
Has only two health for some reason...?
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