Mysterious Fortune Card

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200
  • Mysterious Fortune Card
  • Use: Flip a card to see your fortune.
  • Sell Price: 2s

Mysterious Fortune Cards are unread Fortune Cards produced by inscription.

Source

This item is created with Inscription (450):

Inv inscription papyrus.png [Light Parchment] Inv inscription inkblack03.png [Blackfallow Ink]

The pattern is taught by inscription trainers.

As an ingredient

Cooking

Expected value

Prize Count Percent Gross
10s 1275 53.08% 128g
50s 476 19.82% 262g
1g 385 16.03% 385g
5g 209 8.70% 1045g
20g 43 1.79% 860g
50g 6 0.25% 300g
200g 6 0.25% 1200g
1000g 2 0.08% 2000g
5000g 0 0.00%
Totals 2402 6179g

The blog World of Warcraft Fortunes is collecting data on the outcomes of reading Mysterious Fortune Cards. The table summarizes the results of 2402 read Fortunes.

From the data—which does not yet include a 5000g Fortune—the average value of a Fortune is 2.6g. The long-term expected value of an unread Fortune thus depends primarily on the drop rate of the 5000g Fortune:

  • 1 in 10000 drop rate → 3.2g average.
  • 1  in  5000 drop rate → 3.7g average.
  • 1  in  2000 drop rate → 5.2g average.

Patches and hotfixes

Cataclysm Patch 4.0.3a (2010-11-23): Added.

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