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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 player-versus-player (PvP) combat.

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When was the Ashbringer added to the Warcraft lore?

In the original World of Warcraft the Ashbringer was a weapon a lot of players wanted to get their hands on. There were a ton of rumors on how to get it, though they all turned out to be false. The ...
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How to enter Scarlet Halls / Scarlet Monastery / Scholomance in Pandaria Remix?

So I know that I can queue for those on the LFG tool, but how can I physically enter the instance in case I want to solo it? I understand I cannot get to the Easter Kingdom so is there some portal or ...
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How can I map camera up/down in World of Warcraft in an Accessible Way?

With World of Warcraft being released on nVidia GEForce NOW, and my own ownership of a Steam Deck, I've begun mapping all of the Mouse/WASD controls to the steam deck. Fortunately, Steam has robust ...
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Why did Prophet Velen say "something is wrong" when he saw the Xenedar

In World of Warcraft Legion, in the cinematic "Battle for Argus" (from the quest "Into the Night", I think), Prophet Velen says "Something is wrong" when he sees the ...
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Is it possible to make the application sound in Premade Groups for WoW louder?

If you create a premade group in WoW there is a small sound cue if a new person signs up for your group. Is it possible to make this sound cue for new applicants louder? Sometimes I miss it and I don'...
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Is there any logic in the way the game translates from the Alliance to the Horde speech and vice versa?

I don't know if its still current in WoW, but back in the first extensions, if an alliance player tried to write to a horde player, the game would scramble the message to make it like both factions ...
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Where is Anduin actually?

I've played Shadowlands a little bit at the end so I am not familiar with much that happened in that expansion. I am now levelling my second character in Dragonflight (after a 6 month break). I'm at ...
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Can't run WoW in virtual machine

When you start World of Warcraft through the VMware Workstation virtual machine, immediately after the introductory video, the game crashes with an error from the screenshot (ERROR #132(0x85100084) ...
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Copy/Paste not working for WoW installed through Battle-net

System: Ubuntu 22.10 Wine version: lutris-fshack-7.2-x86_64 (but any other wine version I have tried has the same problems) Lutris 0.5.11 I installed Battle.net through lutris website. Steps to take: ...
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How can I build a macro that functions as both spells on one of my talent tree's choice nodes?

As a Shadow Priest, one of the choice nodes available on my talent tree is between Dark Ascension and Void Eruption. It's annoying when I switch this node as I have to routinely re-add the related ...
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WoW Return to Karazhhan: How do you exit the instance?

When you are finished with the last boss in Return to Karazhan (From Legion expansion), you seem to end up in a circular library/planetarium. It has a twisting passageway onward in the instance, but ...
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How can I disable use of a macro if a spell is on cooldown?

As a Shadow Priest, I use a macro to announce to those nearby who I'm casting Power Infusion on. I do this for clarity in a raid and Mythic+ setting. It works fairly well. The problem I'm encountering ...
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I want a macro that asks another player to move away from my area when I am waiting for a rare to pop

I am a beast master hunter and have an issue with other players who come into the area where the rare spawns. Since I have been waiting in that spot for some time for the spawn, I want to ask them to ...
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WoW get damage range from DPS

I would like to understand how World of Warcraft calculates its damage range from Speed and Damage per Second. Here is an example of what the character sheet shows: Without Weapon Damage: 5 - 6 Speed: ...
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Can you opt out of the Fated raid affix in Shadowlands?

My guild and I are rounding some participants up to take on non-Fated Mythic Sylvanas Windrunner in Sanctum of Domination for a shot at the Vengeance mount. We're in a bit of an odd situation, though, ...
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How long do purple-tier items take to despawn in WoW?

I always thought that the despawn time was 2-5 minutes, but I found out about the Skyshard farm in which you kill monsters for 25 minutes and then loot them since the Skyshard is a purple item and ...
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What's the fastest way to reach maximum Renown in Shadowlands?

In Shadowlands, players can join a covenant, and have access to a conduit tree that augments their character's fighting ability. As you gain renown with your covenant this conduit tree is unlocked ...
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How to advance lower characters in Shadowland?

I just purchased Shadowlands in WoW. I have the Boost to 50 for 1 char, but I also have some very old characters, level 27 and 40 now. How can I advance them to reach Shadowlands?
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Why can't I swim from Darkshore to Felwood?

I was leveling a Druid Paladin, and I wanted to see if I could swim to Felwood from Darkshore to peek in on my partner's raid team. I noticed them flying across the map. I then noticed two small ...
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Progression in Wow that avoids spiders [duplicate]

I love WoW but I have arachnophobia, so I was looking for a progression that avoids them as much as possible (or totally, if possible). Don't mind race or class. Greetings
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Can I use Darkness to have a chance to dodge damage from a damage over time tick or other similar effects?

I play a Demon Hunter, and I frequently raid with my friends. Demon Hunters have a defensive spell called Darkness that gives you, and all allies that stand within the area you place Darkness upon, a ...
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Setting up razer tartarus for a World of Warcraft warlock

Used a G13 for many years. It was the best -- the most buttons on the finger tips and two easily accessible modifier buttons. The G13 finally broke beyond repair, and so I'm transitioning to the ...
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How do I learn to craft Engineering's Cardboard Assassin in Shadowlands?

The Engineering item Cardboard Assassin has caught on as being useful in Shadowlands dungeons, however it's an engineering item from an older expansion "Cataclysm" that I'm not familiar with....
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Is it possible to cache World of Warcraft updates, as my friend has a very slow internet connection and would like to copy updates from my PC

I have tried searching the net several times, but have not found anything helpful. Is there a place where updates are stored, which could be easily transferred from my computer to his?
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World of Warcraft account - From Free Edition to Paid

I played the free edition and got to level 20. I would like to continue playing my account with same heroes after I convert to a paid account. It is possible?
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Why was Naxxramas so hard? [closed]

Naxxramas was typically considered a guild killer, but why exactly was Naxxramas so hard back in the day? Also, why did so few players in vanilla actually complete it before Burning Crusade happened.
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Nvidia Quadro FX 1700 graphics card rejected by latest WoW update - suggestions please?

After downloading the latest WoW update, we got the unpleasant surprise that our Nvidia Quadro FX 1700 card is apparently no longer supported. (Everything worked fine until the day before) I tried ...
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Can the Addons Warning be disabled?

Since the Shadowlands Prepatch, I'm getting the dialog in the image below every time I log in, and sometimes after logging out of a character to switch to another. The way I want my addons to be set ...
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Why won't the Thrallmar Mage teleport me to the Blasted Lands?

At some point during BFA, Blizzard removed the Blasted Lands portal from Orgrimmar. Now there is supposed to be a dialogue option to teleport to the Blasted Lands when talking to the Thrallmar Mage in ...
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World of Warcraft Campfire Hack

I remember from the early days of WoW (definitely before Burning Crusade) that there was a hack that if you locally replaced the mesh of the campfire you could create arbitrary geometries in your ...
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Is there a wow classic addon that allows for extended-length macros? [closed]

I could really use a few extra characters in some macros I've been wanting to make. I remember in Vanilla there was a way to do this. There appears to be an addon for Retail as well, called LongMacros,...
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What are non-periodic heals in world of warcraft?

Blizzard has announced that there is a change to one of the mythic plus mechanics, grievous. Added Functionality: Non-periodic heals now remove 1 application of Grievous Wound. What heals would ...
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DO NOT Acquire Target When Being Attacked

I'm wondering if there is any way to disable the mildly annoying feature in which my character will automatically acquire the target of whatever is attacking him. Ideally, I want to ignore whatever is ...
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Do battlemasters in wow-classic (or wow) ever engage in combat?

In Stormwind, at least, the battlemasters (i.e. the NPCs that will queue you for battlegrounds) never attack Onyxia's dragonkin, so I'm assuming combat with NPCs is not possible (under normal ...
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What sword does Lady Hoteshem have in WoW?

I don't think I've seen this sword anywhere else. Is there a way to find out what it is, even if it isn't a weapon that is obtainable by players?
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How to figure out where in a questline I am?

I am trying to get my Legion flying, and for that I need the "A Glorious Campaign" achievement. However, I abandoned this long ago as I did not play much during Legion. Now I am trying to figure out ...
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How can I tell if I have already upgraded my BfA legendary cloak via completing a Horrific Vision this week?

In World of Warcraft: Battle For Azeroth you get a legendary cloak called Ashjra'kamas . As of 2020-May it is possible to upgrade the cloak's corruption resistance each week by completing a Horrific ...
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What is the scale of World of Warcraft's zone maps (converted from 100x100 coordinate grid system to yards)?

In an ongoing project of mine, I have collected the coordinate data for most quests in the game using the lua files within the current version of the WoWPro Guides addon. The goal of this project is ...
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Queuing for Heroic Burning Crusade in WoW Dungeon FInder

I started playing WoW again after 10 or so years and the Dungeon Finder is kind of new to me, so help me out. I'm level 80. I can use the Dungeon Finder to queue for Burning Crusade Normal, Wrath of ...
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WoW upgrading from starter edition

I've started playing the trial and am considering buying it. The problem is that I'm not sure how the payment system works. After reading through stuff on the upgrade page of the launcher, I have two ...
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Does riding a mount influence resources detection ability?

In World of Warcraft Classic/Retail, when riding a mount, does it make any changes to time and/or distance a resource (herb, ore, etc.) is being shown on mini map? If any, it may be in-game (ex. ...
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WOTLK Changing reputation from The Oracles to Frenzyheart Tribe when already at 999/1000 exalted

I am playing WOTLK expansion and I have character with 999/1000 exalted reputation with The Oracles in Sholazar Basin and I want to switch to Frenzyheart Tribe, but I am not getting the quest after ...
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How do you extend a lockout for a raid in World of Warcraft?

I have a friend in World of Warcraft who mentioned that they are farming old raids using a 'lockout', and they are sharing the lockout between their own characters and 'extending it'. Look at the in ...
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What does "character scaling" refer to in World of Warcraft?

I was reading an guide on wowhead which mentioned: That being said due to how paladins scale the Intellect proc doesn't provide as much value as other alternatives in terms of raw HPS. Emphasis ...
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What happens if I try to redeem an old WoW expansion code? [duplicate]

If I have an old WoW expansion box lying around, what happens when I redeem it on Battle.Net? (This is not a duplicate question, the other similar question does not have an adequate answer)
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How to manage the Necrotic Affix when tanking as a DK?

I have a Blood DK with ilvl 430+. The Necrotic Affix is something I have a lot of problems dealing with. It deals a lot of damage, blocks healing, and it is an overall very frustrating experience. ...
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What are the extra slots on top of my action bar in WoW?

I was checking out the interface settings and noticed that there was an unchecked option that says "always show ActionBars". I checked it and got new slots on my bar (see pic below). Since those slots ...
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What is loot specialization in WoW?

Currently I'm trying to create a healing build. By mere chance I saw, when I right-clicked my character unitframe, that I could select a "loot specialization". What is that? Does that mean that the ...
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What are the slots on my character information when I use cat form?

What are the slots (see pic below) that I get under my character bar when I enter cat mode? I'm a night elf restoration druid. Also: should the bar on which my name is placed be full? does it ...
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What else can be done to level up besides fetch quests as a low level resto-druid?

I’m new to the game and currently I’m playing in the starters edition (I’m planing to upgrade to the $15/mo version of the game as soon as i get to lvl20) Currently I’m lvl 12 and all i have done are ...
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