Metals are mineral items found as raw ore (in most cases) by mining veins and deposits. They are often usable as ingredients for professions (usually Blacksmithing or Engineering) after being smelted into a purer bar form.
This section concerns content exclusive to World of Warcraft.
- Bronze — Alloy of Copper and Tin
- Steel — Alloy of Iron and Coal (Carbon)
- Dark Iron
Burning Crusade metals
This section concerns content exclusive to The Burning Crusade.
- Hardened Adamantite — Smelted from Adamantite
- Fel Iron
- Felsteel — Alloy of Fel Iron and Eternium
- Hardened Khorium — Alloy of Hardened Adamantite and Khorium
Wrath of the Lich King metals
This section concerns content exclusive to Wrath of the Lich King.
- Titansteel — Alloy
This section concerns content exclusive to Cataclysm.
Mists of Pandaria metals
This section concerns content exclusive to Mists of Pandaria.
Warlords of Draenor metals
This section concerns content exclusive to Warlords of Draenor.
This section concerns content exclusive to Legion.
- Arcanite — Created by Alchemists
- Enchanted Elementium — Created by Miners from Elementium Ingots dropped in Blackwing Lair
- Enchanted Thorium — Created by Miners
- Sulfuron Ingot — Dropped by in Molten Core
- Adamantine — from 
- Adamantium — Deathwing's armor, designed by goblins to keep the powers of the Demon Soul from ripping him apart; Items
- Lesser Bloodstone — Quest; from cave in the Arathi Highlands
- Brass — Alloy of Copper and Zinc; Items
- Cast Iron — Alloy of Iron, Coal (Carbon), and Silicon; Items
- Cast Steel — Items
- Darkspine Iron — Quest; dropped by Darkspine nagas and their Greengill slaves and also found in Darkspine ore chests on the Isle of Quel'Danas
- Elunite — Quest; from a crate in Darkshore
- Fel Stone — from 
- Fel-Wrought — Items
- Iridium — Items
- Incendicite — Quest; from cave in the Wetlands
- Indurium — Quest; from Uldaman
- Lead — No known use; from Gnomeregan
- Palladium — Items
- Platinum — from 
- Quicksilver (Mercury?) — Items
- Rethban — Quest; from cave in the Redridge Mountains
- Rubidium — Items
- Umbral — Quest; from a strongbox in Dun Morogh
- Underlight — Quest; dropped by Blackpaw gnolls in the Ghostlands
- Vanadium — Items
- Heavy Veldarite — Mentioned by Gezhe.
- Wrought-Iron — Alloy of Iron and less Coal (Carbon); Items