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Does using bots in WoW break the Terms of Service if you are indeed present of the computer and chatting away like nothing is happening? I say this because I notice who are just doing the EXACT same process in BGs ( I.E Running into walls all the time ) Yet are raging on /i that we are loosing etc. So basically am asking , does it comes down to ethics to bot or is it highly illegal & break the ToS?

Thank you in advance.

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Been a while I've played WoW but it was happening to me to run into walls while typing... just don't assume they are bots :) – Jonathan Drapeau Feb 20 '14 at 15:19
Yes. Target them, right click and Report Cheating. – Michael Hampton Feb 20 '14 at 16:31
There is an auto run feature that allows the character to continue running without any further user input, if someone is at their keyboard they aren't likely to be a bot, it would be a waste of time to report them as such. if you see a player doing the same thing over and over without interacting with environment at all they are likely to be a bot, this is particularly common in battlegrounds at certain times of day. – user61492 Jun 3 '14 at 13:34
up vote 11 down vote accepted


From the TOS:

You agree that you will not, under any circumstances:

A. use cheats, automation software (bots), hacks, mods or any other unauthorized third-party software designed to modify the World of Warcraft experience;

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Perfect answer good sir! I thought it was along these lines but couldn't find the exact words in my ToS. +1 And Answer – Kallumasaurus Feb 20 '14 at 9:39

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