Questions tagged [world-of-warcraft]

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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What is a good MMO? [on hold]

I used to play a MMO called Toram on my phone. It was great! I was able to build up my character's level to about 45 by fighting monsters. I got really good armor and a weapon I loved by grinding ...
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As of patch 8.1.5, how old is Thrall (Go'el)?

On the 15th of may, 2019, Blizzard released their cinematic called Safe haven. This video shows Thrall and how he is living away from all the conflict that is happening on Azeroth. It also shows us ...
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Tutorial still shown despites being disabled

I disabled tutorials from the Interface settings panel, as shown by the following screenshot. However, I still constantly get tutorials, which aren't even coherent (as this one shows an item within ...
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In WoW, how can I (via native features or add-ons) toggle between multiple spell bar configurations?

I've set up (with BarTender4 and Elvui) a PVP action bar configuration like this, with the macros and spells configured the best way for my preferences, where I can cast 32 spells using the 1-12 ...
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Does it matter what I name the ship?

When unlocking the Kul Tiran allied race, Jaina asks you to name a ship, out of four options. The game tells you the choice is permanent, and it's what the ship is called from there on out. Other than ...
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Why some Azerite powered gear cannot be sold to vendors?

The title pretty much says it. I've got some items dropped by elite mobs (those that appear with a big star on the mini map), which are Rare and have Azerite powers, but are lower item level than ...
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How to preserve energy in World of Warcraft

I have a level 13 (as we speak, though I'm playing as him quite often) Night Elf Monk with 369 health and 100 energy. My moves drain my energy fast, particularly my Tiger Palm, which costs a whopping ...
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Can I beat the “Beachhead” quests without doing anything?

I have done a number of the "Beachhead" quests now for Nola, and it feels like there aren't enough birds and crabs to prevent all the juvenile turtles from making it to the water. So, that got me ...
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How do you share Threat Plates profile imports?

I am looking to share the Threat Plates WoW addon profiles to other people in my guild. I have some guild members who have really nice Threat Plate and we want to be able to share the pre-set ...
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How do the Mythic Lockouts work in World of Warcraft with cross realm progression?

With cross realm progression being released, how do the mythic raid lock outs work for Uldir? Can someone with the same lockout join another persons lock out? For example, if I am 2/8 can I join a ...
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What is the most optimal way to visit all races' starting territories?

I am after completing Turkey Lurkey, part of the Pilgrim's Bounty event in World of Warcraft. I play as an Alliance and I am level 70. Also I am a Monk meaning I have a "free" teleport to Stormwind. ...
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World of Warcraft party frames no longer automatically switching between profiles

In World of Warcraft, I have 2 raid profiles created. One is set to activate on 2, 3, and 5 player. The other is set to activate on 10, 15, 25, and 40 players. When I join a party, the number of ...
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Are the Moonkin Hatchlings actually useful?

I got 5 Moonkin Hatchlings following me around for the next 5 days because of the Moonkin Festival. It looks like they're doing an animation sorta like Moonfire during fights - are they actually ...
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How do Legacy raid lockouts work in World Of Warcraft?

I am looking to go back to old legacy raids, to attempt to farm for some rare mount drops. Looking at specific mounts from, for example, Dragon Soul, it mentions that the mount drops: from ...
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How do I determine my critical hit chance in World of Warcraft against raid bosses?

Looking at my Critial Hit Chance I would initially think it was 33%, but hovering over it I see two different values. What do these mean?
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Is it possible to earn the Battlemaster achievement if you did not finish all of the Strand achievements before its removal?

In order to earn the Battlemaster achievement, you have to complete the master achievements for Warsong Gulch, Arathi Basin, Alterac Valley, Eye of the Storm, and Strand of the Ancients. When Battle ...
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How does the Explosive M+ affix work in World of Warcraft in relation to 'AoE spells'?

Looking at the Mythic Plus affixes this week, there are TYRANNICAL BOLSTERING EXPLOSIVE INFESTED The explosive affix is stated to be: Creatures have a chance to summon an Explosive Orb at a ...
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How do you change the location of the FPS counter in World of Warcraft?

Pressing the default hot key, Ctrl + R I am able to view the FPS that World of Warcraft is running at. Unfortunately, this counter is in the middle of my screen, and constantly changes position ...
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How to show FPS in World of Warcraft?

My guild member recently uploaded a screenshot of their UI and mentioned world of Warcraft has an in game option to show FPS. I was unable to find this in the settings. How do you show FPS in WoW?
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WoW Spell ID Question from API [closed]

I'm trying to use the Blizzard Spell ID API to do something like this website does: https://wow.gamepedia.com/Mage_abilities However, the API doesn't return the class that uses that spell. So, just ...
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What were the achievements in Vanilla World of Warcraft?

What were the achievements in Vanilla WoW? I know they weren't in the game at the time, but weren't some added that you could no longer get? A list would be great!
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How much Maelstrom does the Elemental Shaman mastery give?

Looking at the Elemental Shaman mastery in World of warcraft it states that: Your Lightning Bolt, and Chain Lightning casts have a 15.0% chance to trigger a second cast on the same target for 85% ...
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Archive of the Titans Azerite trait stacking

I've done some research and simulations and now have several different results, so I'm not entirely sure how the stacking of the Azerite trait Archive of the Titans really works and what the benefit ...
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How many levels do I need to level a pet for it to count as “levelling it myself”?

All over WoW you can battle various wild pets and you can potentially capture them. They have all different levels depending on where you're battling them (higher level zones tend to have higher level ...
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Does using Battle Stones count as “leveling pets yourself”?

For the Tournament of Celestials on Pandaria, you need to have levelled 15 pets to level 25 yourself. I assume that means you level them all the way from 1-25 yourself, instead of just like...buying ...
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BFA emissaries order

I noticed on US realms are different emissaries quests as on EU realms. Any I do not know which emissary quest will be active for another day, I know rule you can have same quests in three days, but ...
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What is the highest item level gear you can receive from a BFA world quest?

So far in Battle for Azeroth, the highest base item level I have seen on world quest gear is 330 for solo quests and 340 for dungeons. The highest item level I have received from a world quest is a ...
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How is the Cache of Uldir item level reward determined in World Of Warcraft?

For certain weekly events, a quest appears that rewards upon completion a "Cache of Uldir". Two weeks ago, the item level reward was from Heroic. Under the item it shows different levels, such as ...
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How does the Heart Of Azeroth azerite reduction work?

If I have 90% of a level, and the week resets will I gain a level? or does the ratio stay the same and the amount overall is reduced?
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All sources of BFA items by item level in WoW? [closed]

I wonder about all sources of items in BFA content, and IL which can be dropped (non forged), I know I can get items from dungeons, and PvP but want to know all sources of items by item level, I am ...
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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 ...