Do I need to use Lexicon of Power?
Do I need to learn Inscription to use Glyphs?
No. Glyphs are made by Inscribers, but anyone can use the glyphs they make (if they are the correct class and level for the glyph). Read the Introduction to Glyphs for a full explanation.
How many Glyph Slots will I have?
It depends on your personal ((character)) level: None until level 25, 3 Major and 3 Minor by level 90. Individuals with dual talent specs (2 sets of Talents) gain twice as many glyph slots: 2 complete sets of glyph slots, one for each talent spec.
Do Scribes gain an extra Glyph Slot? What are the Personal Benefits?
How can I make Minor Glyphs?
Does Skill affect what Minor Glyphs I Discover?
Do I need Wrath of the Lich King to learn Inscription?
No. You only need Wrath of the Lich King to train higher-skill Inscriptions, and to advance to Grand Master rank.
How do I learn Recipes above Skill 285, 350, 450, or 525?
All trainers now teach recipes for all skill levels available to you, based on your expansion. For example, Cataclysm recipes (starting between skill 425 and 250) are taught by all Inscription trainers, but only to Scribes with with the Cataclysm expansion. You no longer need to travel to certain trainers (such as those in Outland or Northrend) to learn higher-skill recipes.
How do I advance beyond skill 390 or 550 - all the trained recipes are grey?
390: Conduct Northrend Inscription Research, and skill-up to at least 400 using the glyph you discover.
550: Conduct Scroll of Wisdom Research, and skill-up to at least 560 using the glyph you discover.
Does Milling improve Inscription Skill?
Milling herbs does not improve your skill. It isn't hard!
What does the upwards arrow mean on the recipe list?
Certain recipes give more than 1 skill-up point when made. For example, "3⇑" shows that making the recipe once will gain 3 skill point increases. This bonus only applies while the recipe is orange.
Do different Herbs give different amounts of Pigment?
There is some evidence that within each skill group, higher-level herbs give more pigments on average. Particularly secondary pigments. If you are simply leveling, you will not notice much difference. If you plan to use a lot of secondary pigments, you should read more about milling pigments.
What's Vellum for?
Enchanting Vellum is used by enchanters to write down an enchant. The scroll they make can then be used by non-enchanters. It means single enchants can be traded via the auction house, and allows enchanters to enchant the gear of their close friends (("alts")). Enchanters do not need to learn Inscription to use vellum.
Are there Quests for Scribes?
Yes, see Quests.