Last night when running some heroics for the emblems, a healer in the group was running around with just some pants and a few rings. When confronted with this, as it caused party members to die, due to a lack of mana, he confessed that he had been hacked and everything he had had gotten deleted.
This got me to thinking. If I somehow managed to be stupid enough to actually hand out my login information and lost everything my character had, including gold, what would I do?
Give up and stop playing?
Or would I simply start over with a new character?
For me, none of those options are viable.
Let us say I'm completely naked. No gold, no gear, just my two professions.
Now, I have 450 Blacksmithing and 444 Enchanting. No gathering professions, so no fast way to get gold from farming some mats there. While I could get some tip from people after offering my services to trade, that's not a reliable source of income. After all, all my mats in the bank is gone. I may not even have my enchanting rod or blacksmithing hammer. Since I'm impatient, I'll rule out my professions for this guide.
So, let's start with some funding. Being broke, there's one certain way to get gold fast and easy and that's by doing some dailies.
Assuming you have no emblems left:
#1: Go do the Argent Crusade mounted dailies, those are doable naked. Those two alone should net you about 25 gold to your name. Also, head to Outland and do the daily memory-quest for Ogri-la. You should now have about 35-40 gold.
#2: If you are a caster, skip this step. If you're a melee, go visit the auctionhouse and buy a weapon. Doesn't matter if it's for level 70. Some weapon is better than no weapon.
#3: Go do the dailies at the isle of Quel'thalas. Yes, that's right. Doing the level 70 dailies will net you about 250 gold. Which is more than enough for step #4.
#4: Find out how much materials are needed to craft the blue pvp-set for your spec. If you can craft them yourself, even better, just grab the mats off either the Auctionhouse or the trade channel and make yourself useful.
While this gear may not be the best, it's more than adequate for starting out with heroics.
#5: Start doing heroics and gear up. Replace with tier 9 gear as fast as you can.
If you got emblems of frost and you can afford a Primordial Saronite, buy one and sell it. That should give you anything from 700 to 1000 gold. Then, if you got emblems of triumph, spend it on gear, then fill in the empty slots with the blue craftable pvp-gear.
Run some heroics and even better, get your self into a naxx run and you should be geared up nicely in mostly 226 and 232 gear.