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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 ...

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What does the term 'Spot Healing' mean in World of Warcraft?

Watching a World of Warcraft stream, the caster mentioned that the healers were "spot healing" the tank. What does the term 'spot healing' mean?
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WOW: BfA Item level scaling in (instanced) PvP

In the last expansion (Legion) in non-world PvP (battlegrounds, arenas) stats scaled by item level via so called "PvP templates". Does stat scaling / PvP templates still exist in Battle for Azeroth (...
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In Uldir on Zul, do the Bloodhexers have the healing ability on normal, or only heroic/mythic difficulty?

Looking at this guide, it appears that the healing ability is only on Heroic. But in the fight, I was noticing that the Bloodhexers had the buff that if they were in 20 yards it would heal all ally's, ...
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Ways to prevent getting dazed and being dismounted

In BfA got myself Sky Golem for herb mining, however, I get dismounted way more often than I did with normal mount, which is to say annoying would be a huge understatement... I saw a guy who was ...
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Does the Potion of Herb Tracking stack on the same follower?

In World of Warcraft Battle for Azeroth, I have a follower that has 2 equipment slots. If I put two Potion of Herb Tracking on that follower, will I have two chances of getting a herb return? Or will ...
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Is the bee mount actually obtainable in BfA?

I know you can ride one when you use the flight master near the bee hive in Stormsong Valley, but that's just a taxi and no obtainable mount. Is there a real bee mount in BfA we can actually obtain?
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When do the daily World Emissary quests unlock in World of Warcraft?

Looking at my map, it displays that I will receive another Emissary quest "tomorrow", as well as in 2 days and 3 days. At what time do these reset? Is it based off of server time, or a realm time in ...
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Fierce and Cruel Gladiator vendors? World of Warcraft Battle for Azeroth 8.0.1

I seem to be lost, I remember seeing a vendor for Fierce/Cruel gladiator sets before launch but now I can't seem to find them anymore. Help
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What does the term 'Utility' refer to for a class in World of Warcraft?

I was reading a guide online and one of the pro's for a class said that it has "excellent utility". What does 'utility' refer to in this case? What kind of traits would a class with 'excellent ...
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Does the Active Azerite Power Trait 'Filthy Transfusion' deal AoE damage?

One of the new Azerite traits in World of Warcraft is Filthy Transfusion, which "Your damaging abilities have a chance to invoke a tainted swamp beneath the target, siphoning 3654 health from them ...
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Is G'huun in Zandalari an Old God, a Wild God, or a Loa?

Playing through Nazmir in Battle for Azeroth, G'huun is constantly referred to as a Loa, but then the wiki also mentions that G'huun is an old god. Reading through more of the wiki, it seems that G'...
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How do you unlock rank 2 and 3 alchemy recipes in World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth?

I recently got into Zandalar, and saw that I have new potions for alchemy. There are rank 2 and 3 of these potions, how do I unlock the ranks for them?
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Can I disable other players from seeing my character's online status without using the appear offline toggle?

In World of Warcraft, you can basically add anyone to your friends list and see their status. What if there are players out there that have me added to their friends list and I don't know it? How do ...
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Is it possible to have “exalted” reputations with both Steemwheedle cartel and Bloodsail Buccaneers at the same time?

The new expansion has an achievement for 100 exalted reputation. So I want to ask if it is possible to have both these reputations on "exalted" at the same time. If yes, how should I farm it?
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How do major attributes like agility compare to minor attributes like versatility

I am having hard time choosing my gear like for example: what is better, item with +1 agility or +2 versatility? Both attributes translate to increase in damage... How do major attributes like ...
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Will I have to level my profession up to the current max for Battle for Azeroth?

I recently used my boost and have a new character in World of Warcraft. In the upcoming expansion, I want to be able to use the alchemy/herblism that I have, but they are at level 1. In the classic ...
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How can I get weapons for 3rd spec?

Months ago I played my rogue and got legendaries for outlaw and sub specs. I return now to WoW and wanted to try out assassination, but I never got my assassination legendary weapons. The two ...
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Can I get my Battle.Net authenticator to accept one-button approval instead of codes?

If I log into the Blizzard website, or for some games, I can get the authenticator to pop up a request that I just have to approve or deny, to be able to log in. However, I've noticed that for WoW, ...
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Your artifact is at full power

I'm a priest. I'm level 110, I completed a raid and then got a quest to go to Orgrimmar for some important business, watched a cut scene where the goblin leader showed a glowing thing to the warchief, ...
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Does the Potion of Treasure Finding function on all mobs in Deepholm?

In World of Warcraft there is a Treasure Finding potion, which "Allows you to sometimes find extra treasure from monsters in Mount Hyjal, Vashj'ir, Deepholm, Twilight Highlands and Uldum. Lasts 1 ...
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How do you show party members debuffs on the enemies unit frame in World of Warcraft?

I want to be able to see what kind of debuffs are on the enemy from the select window here. How do I enable enemy bebuffs to be seen?
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Can I change the colour of player nameplates?

I have a LOT of trouble reading the odd purple/blue colour that WoW uses for player nameplates. I have to be pretty much on top of someone to make them out, and even then I struggle, it's just not a ...
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Why can I transmog X weapon into Y weapon but not Y weapon into X weapon?

I had a pickax and a sword on my Fury Warrior, and I wanted to have two pickaxes. But when I went to transmog it, I was unable to make my sword look like my pickax (counts as an ax). I assumed this ...
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how to tank with low level brewmaster monk

I started playing WOW again and want to try out (Brewmaster) monk tanking. Currently at lvl 15, and I wonder how am I supposed to keep aggro at this level (and coming levels)? More specifically, I ...
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What are the official resources available for guild recruitment? [duplicate]

What are the official (provided by Blizzard) resources (forums, websites, in-game mechanics) for guild recruitment or for finding a guild that fits your criteria?
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How do I get World of Warcraft to install via the disc and not the internet?

I just purchased World of Warcraft, it came with four 7.8GB DVDs, and after using Disc 1 and allowing it to install battle.net, it appears battle.net is installing WoW from the internet. I've tried ...
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How important are Perf rating and Raider IO Score for getting into pugging HC/Mythic/M+ content

I am wondering if this has an impact for the majority of players trying to pug HC/Mythic/M+ content. Currently I am clearing Mythic and doing high (+18-+21) Mythic+ content with my guild so I ...
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What happens with race-rep when you racechange?

A thing I am wondering about, but dont want to test out as it will at least cost me 40 bucks is, what happens to the rep you get from picking a race, when you change it afterwards. I'm currently ...
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Do Constellar Delegates take extra chaos damage?

During Phase 3 of the Argus encounter, Constellar Delegates spawn, and shortly suffer debuffs amplifying the damage they take from specific elements. Some spells have two elements - Hand of Gul'dan, ...
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AddOn: Bartender4 custom condition - change scale of bar on keypress

Can you tell me if it's possible to use the Bartender4 custom conditions to change the scale of an actionbar triggered by keypress? If i's possible to use the conditions I'd aprreciate any hint to ...
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What is the best way to farm prestige in WOW?

As the title says, what would be a good way to farm prestige? Just grind the bgs and arenas or do WQ's or both? The main reason I want to level up my prestige is to get the mounts, so I would like to ...
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Battle for Azeroth allied race access across multiple accounts

I have several game accounts all linked with each other as part of one battle.net account. I'm able to share mounts and heirlooms between these accounts. I'm trying to figure out how Allied Races ...
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WoW: Help with a macro

I was trying to make a macro which will cast a mount out of combat when pressing the Alt key. I made this: /cast [modifier:alt][nocombat]Pegaso But it doesn't work. Can you help me?
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Clique left click casting like vuhdo

For many years I have used the vuhdo addon to help me while healing. Recently I have abandoned it and decided to use the default unit frames in conjunction with an addon called clique. I use the ...
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Can I buy “World of Warcraft” on Black Friday to get game time?

I played like two months during Burning Crusade and then another 3 during Cataclysm. I did not buy/play Mists of Pandaria or Warlords of Draenor, however the expansions are now showing up on my battle....
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World of Warcraft - Legion [duplicate]

If I am about to purchase the world of warcraft game now, when I buy the base game WOW, does it include Legion?
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How can I tell the difference between fish and ore?

I like fishing and I like mining. I don't like to do the two things at the same time. So I would like to find a way to quickly differentiate between ore and fish on the minimap. How can I do this ...
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How does Velen's Future sight interact with heal absorption?

The legendary healer trinket Velen's Future Sight redistributes 50% of overheal to 3 other nearby targets through "smart healing". How exactly does this redistribution work in combination with ...
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WoW NAS Hard Link/Symbolic Link vs VHD/VHDX

Alright so to those World of Warcraft gamers and tech enthusiast out there, I got a tricky question for you. It is no longer possible to install WoW on a NAS (Network Attached Storage). See: https://...
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How can I increase the font size of names

I currently have the problem that the names above the heads of NPCs and players scale very poorly. This makes the names impossible to read when fully zoomed out. (Screenshot for reference) Note that ...
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Do level 3 crafting patterns drop in Looking For Raid difficulty?

I'm trying to complete my Leatherworking and Enchanting patterns. I've probably done Emerald Nightmare like a dozen times, on LFR, normal and Heroic, but I still am lacking most recipes from raids and ...
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Is it possible to view character statistics outside the game?

I sometimes want to check up on a World of Warcraft character statistic. For example, right now I'm wondering how many times one of my characters has died. up until recently, I'd check that by going ...
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How to view support tickets without having to login to Blizzard?

How do you get in-touch with Blizzard directly from within Australia? I'm trying to have the authenticator removed from my account. I've submitted a ticket for it with the ID scan they've requested. ...
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How do I install physical copy of World of Warcraft without an optical disc drive?

I bought a WoW Legion DVD online but just realised my PC doesn't have a DVD reader. Does this come with a game key to install online or do I have to use the disc?
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Does World of Warcraft Legions purchase include gametime and base game?

I ordered World of Warcraft Legion expansion online as a physical CD, and I was wondering if that included the base game or do I have to have the base game first in order to use this expansion pack CD?...
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Where is the leather working trainer in Warsong hold?

I have looked around in Warsong hold, but I cannot locate the leather working trainer. There appears to be every other profession trainer in there. Where is the leather trainer? I searched bit on the ...
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Can I install Overwatch and play WoW at the same time

I just started installing Overwatch. I would like to play World of Warcraft while I wait for it to install. Will it install while I play World of Warcraft?
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Do WoW instances balance to individual or party gear score?

There is no question that high-level instances in World of Warcraft adjust the difficulty based on the gear score... But is it balanced to the individual player, or to the entire party? For example, ...
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Rogue Order Hall Quest: Throwing SI:7 Off the Trail

Having trouble with the Throwing SI:7 Off The Trail quest. I've completed all but the Suramar objectives and after several weeks of checking in, it's not loading to the Quest Board. Is there a ...
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How often does the Legion invade a zone?

Is there a repeating pattern to when there is a Legion Invasion in the zones in the Broken Isles? They seem to happen at completely random times, so it's hard to plan around when the next one will ...