a fantasy MMORPG developed by Blizzard Entertainment. It is the fourth game set in the Warcraft universe, and features an expansive world in which players choose a faction and character race, and can perform quests, craft and collect items to outfit their characters, kill enemies, and participate in ...

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Progression through WoW that avoids spiders

Background: My girlfriend is terrified of spiders. So much so that she cringes and closes her eyes whenever there are spiders on my screen, even if I'm not fighting them. I'm now introducing her to ...
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Searching for an instance name

I played WoW a few years ago (I think Wotlk or Cata was the newest expansion back then) and now I came back. I cant remember the name of an instance which was great. I cant remember which level I was ...
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How can I install Interface Addons when running WoW in Wine?

So i didnt know if i should ask this question in AskUbuntu or here, but since I've seen some good answers on Wine gaming here, i figured this would be a good place. I just recently started using ...
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Droprate % of Prideful gear from Celestials?

As PvP season 15 is dawning upon us, Blizzard has decided to give us a chance at next seasons gear by letting us do Celestials and getting a chance for the gear. What are the drop rates of the items ...
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With autorun on, how can I ensure click-to-move kicks in when I click on an object or NPC?

I was forced to reinstall my game after the MoP patch came out. I used to have my preferences set up in a way where I could put autorun on, but when I right-clicked an NPC or an object, click-to-move ...
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The Sub-Tiers of PvE Raid gear (MoP)

I have noticed that there are 5 'Sub-Tiers' for the gear dropped in Raids: Heroic Warforged - iLvl 572 (Max 588) [Upgrade: +6] Heroic - iLvl 566 (Max 582) [Upgrade: +7] Warforged - iLvl 559 (Max ...
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What/Who is this Blue Dragon? And why is it in Orgimmar?

I was flying through Orgrimmar when I saw this blue dragon, hovering over the city. Here is a screen shot: It kind of looks as though it is creating a blue version of The Matrix there.. Why is/was ...
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Does wearing mail-only armor as a hunter give you any benefits?

Please feel free to change the question title, I wasn't sure how to ask. I'm playing as a hunter and I just reached level 40, the thing is, I'm currently using leather heirloom armor which was ...
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Is there a way to increase the weekly caps?

In World of Warcraft, there is a weekly cap for all points you can earn (justice, valor, honor and conquest points). Is there a way to increase the cap for any of the points? If yes, how?
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What are the different ways to earn valor points and which one(s) is/are the fastest?

I recently started with World of Warcraft and I now hit level 90. The only way I currently earn valor points is doing LFR (Looking For Raid, the group finder for raids). I know that you get them for ...
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What is the window of time I have to buy a month subscription for the sender to get its reward?

My friend sent me yesterday a Scroll of Resurrection for World of Warcraft and I activated it. I was wondering how much time I have to subscribe for a month if I want to be sure he gets his reward. ...
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What are the consequences of excessive drinking?

Throughout the world of Azeroth, there are a plethora of alcoholic beverages available. Upon consuming a few strong ones, or a bunch of weak ones, I have become intoxicated to the point where I can ...
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Do I need to buy all the released updates to begin playing WoW?

If I want to begin to play World of Warcraft, do I need to buy every update released from the beginning?
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Does the digital download “World of Warcraft” on the blizzard store include the base game, BC, WotLK and Cata? [duplicate]

Because I don't see those expansions listed individually, just World of Warcraft, WoW: Warlords of Draenor and WoW: Mists of Pandaria. The expansions aren't listed in the WoW product details either. ...
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Which is the fastest class in WoW?

After experimenting a bit with the Death Knight and the Druid, I've been wondering which of the classes in the game has the potential to be the fastest at level 90. I'm looking for the following ...
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Switch between actions bars in WOW?

Is there any way to move switch between your action bars (Gold arrows in the image) with a shortcut?
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Hotkey to make toon run forward in WoW for OS X

On Windows I think the hotkey was Insert or something close to that to make my toon starting running forward, so that I did not have to hold a button down while my toon ran. So that I could switch ...
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In Auctioneer, is there a way to set a default markup price when there is no competition?

I use auctioneer all the time, and when posting items I have it set to undercut my competitors by 1%. However, if there is no competition for a particular item, it simply sets the default to the ...
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Warcraft series: Where to start?

I am new to this whole Warcraft/WoW world. I see there are different versions, like Warcraft, Warcraft III, World of Warcraft. I am a total newbie at this. Where should I start playing? I want to be ...
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Transmogrification Rules and Groups

I want to build myself some nice options in the Void Storage, specifically regarding weapon choices, but I need some clarity on the rules/groups around Transmogrification. Firstly, are your options ...
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Are there any features Auctioneer has that TradeSkillMaster (TSM) does not?

I have been using Auctioneer (addon) for a long time. I heard that TSM was better, and was wondering if TSM has all the features Auctioneer has.. I don't want to switch to TSM if it's missing an ...
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In WoW, is it better to powerlevel a character in group or out of group?

I have a Level 80 Warrior, and my buddy has a Level 60 Druid. I am interested in speed leveling him for Cataclysm. For gaining Experience, is it better to stay in the group and just try and zip ...
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Can I download wow online [duplicate]

My new laptop doesn't have a disk drive and I was wondering if I could download the game online without using a single cd Ill have to purchase cataclysm and mop so I can play again Do I just use my ...
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How can I earn lots of gold?

What are your most effective way of earning lots of gold in World of Warcraft? Should I be farming materials for my trades or to sell on the Auction House? Or should I be doing speed runs on the ...
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Why do I get more exp for the same kill after leveling up?

In WoW, I have a level 90 druid taking my level 36 Hunter through Razorfen Downs. At level 36, I was getting 90 exp per kill of a certain mob, and upon leveling to level 37, I get 94 exp for the same ...
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How are the World of Warcraft expansions related?

I played vanilla WoW some years ago. I have lost my account and my cd-key, so would have to "start from scratch" if I decide to pick it up again. I've been reading some about the new Cataclysm ...
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How to track kills in World of Warcraft?

I frequently see people saying, for instance, item X dropped after Y kills of mob Z. What is the simpler way to track how many times you have killed a certain mob in World of Warcraft?
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What is the most time efficient way of reaching the Valor Cap on multiple characters?

I currently have 4 characters (all on the same fraction/realm) that I would like to reach the weekly Valor Cap on, but it take a long time to get it done. What are the options and most time efficient ...
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How to get to attack and defeat Alani (for the Mount)

There is a beautiful serpent flying around the Vale of Eternal Blossoms, teasing all the Mount Collectors in the game. She is called Alani. I heard that you need some shard(s) to get to remove her ...
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Can I play all WoW content with just the Battle chest?

I just got the World of Warcraft Battle chest last year, and I just got to play it. So I installed it. It took me to battle.net, I made an account, and clicked some starter edition option. I logged ...
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Toon VS Character VS Sprite [duplicate]

I am hoping this is not a dumb question, but I have looked around and not knowing this is really bugging me. I have heard many people talk about a "Toon" or a "Character", and a few times of a ...
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Uses for Honor Points other than gear

I have been looking around for things I can do with my Honor Points. I have already bought all the Honor Gear (Season 15), but my extra Honor Points are now starting to build up again. Things I have ...
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friend has the games i installed them do i have to buy games too or can i just get a game time card and play [closed]

I got the game battle chest from a friend and uploaded its the disks up to all the way to cat, can I just buy the time card and play or do I have to "buy" the games.
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World of Warcraft Raid Lockouts

In World of Warcraft, the way Raid Lockouts work has been changed multiple times. A Raid Lockout is incurred when you have killed bosses within a Raid, and are then Saved from doing it again until ...
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Is it possible to beat Nibbleh (Brawler's guild Rank 9) as a frost mage?

So I have been working my way through the brawlers guild and have come to a stop now my opponent is Nibbleh. I main as a frost mage and have my second spec as Arcane. From what I read it is do-able ...
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Does the World of Warcraft character boost upgrade both professions?

When you get a character boost in World of Warcraft - either by pre-ordering the expansion or by purchasing it in the shop - if you boost a character who is level 60 or higher, you get to level up ...
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What's the easiest way to reach arena rating 2000?

I hope this question fits in the Gameplay strategies and tactics because it is a question about an actual "problem" I face. My son told me, that what I want from him is about as difficult as to ...
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How might I combat botting in WoW?

I recently left WoW, due to the heavy use of bots in the battlegrounds, resource gathering, and elsewhere. I understand that you can report such activities. But, is there any way to counter-act ...
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Finding a place in a normal SoO raid

So I have been playing WoW for a little while now, maybe a little over a year and have only just started getting into the fun that is raids. It started because of the legendary quest-line requires ...
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How do I put raid target icons in chat?

In World Of Warcraft, I see people using raid target icons in chat. How can I do this?
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Gnome robot daily quest in Orgrimmar

Yesterday, I found a gnome robot in Orgrimmar. I could accept a daily quest from him that was instantly completed with a openable bag as reward. I tried to find the gnome again but he's not there ...
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What's the best way to level after you get into the Outlands?

So, recently I got my Undead warrior to the Outlands. I thought it was great to be in the other planet of WoW. I was ready to power level up to around 70 to get back to Northrend. But it seems like ...
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Is it possible to turn WoW PC client to a Mac one?

I have a World of Warcraft client downloaded, a PC version. Could I perhaps by replacing some files turn it into a Mac version? I just want to save my time not downloading another 10+ Gb for Mac — ...
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Does gear purchased with justice point still require reputation

Does the gear purchased with justice points still require reputation from faction ?
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Is Fox Kit cageable?

Is the Fox Kit cageable and giftable in WoW? If I spend 200 Baradin Hold commendations to buy it, am I able to put it in a cage and give it to someone in my guild?
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What is the best Horde PvP support race/class in World of Warcraft?

I typically play a support role in most MMOs: Combat Medic - Star Wars Galaxies White Mage and Red Mage - Final Fantasy XI I'm going to be playing with a few friends (I've been playing druid and ...
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Which WoW class/spec has the best mobility for questing and solo'ing low level dungeons

I want to raise a character to do quests and running low level dungeons for achievements. With lvl90 stats, DPS and survival are generally not issues, hence mobility has paramount importance for ...
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Where are mailboxes in Gilneas?

I've started a Worgen character and have mailed him a handful of useful bits and pieces (heirlooms and other low level gear). However I haven't been able to find a mailbox in the Gilneas area since I ...
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Where is the best place to quest at level 88 as Alliance?

I've been looking for a while to find a place to quest at level 88 as Alliance.
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How to stop some games blowing fuse

I've been gaming for a while now. When playing certain games this PC goes into overdrive. The fan/fans start/s to sound like a jet engine it/they get/s so busy. Also I have smelt burning when this has ...