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 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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Is it possible to use dual monitors with World of Warcraft?

As the title says, is it possible to use dual monitors with World of Warcraft? I don't have a set-up currently but I can see the advantages of using one monitor for WoW and one for a browser open to ...
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How to trick WoW to play from network drive / NAS?

I remember that some time before I could play World Of Warcraft from a network drive. However now with client for WoD datadisk, I get error pop-up saying "The CAS system was unable to initialize: ...
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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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What spell or item add this buff on the picture?

This picture was screened in mists of pandaria, and i want to know what item or spell does this buff.
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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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Can the battle.net client be set to only allow the Play button when online?

My laptop wakes from hibernate faster than my wireless is able to connect. When I click play, my battle.net client isn't online yet. So when the WoW client opens, it has no username to log in with. So ...
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Is there a way to get Windows to handle Shift + numpad keys differently? [closed]

I have a Razer Naga gaming mouse. The mouse has a number grid on the side that acts like a numpad. I know this can be remapped, but I would like it to use the Numpad keys. In Windows, when you hit ...
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How do I get off of The Lost Isles and go to Azshara

It's my first time leveling on The Lost Isles and a guide I'm following suggests to go to Azshara next. How do I get off of the Lost Isles and get to Azshara?
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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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How to record World of Warcraft online gameplay and replay it?

I am new to WoW game and would like to know, Is there any facility like DOTA2 and League of Legends to record gameplay and replay again in game without using any 3rd party tools?
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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 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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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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Does the old expansions count as a paid copy of the game?

When I use to play World of Warcraft, Catalcysm, Mists of Pandaria and Warlords of Draenor had not been released. Each expansion had to be deliberetly purchased. I am getting back into the game, but ...
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Looking For An Auctioneer Yak

I've seen yaks that have a vendor on one side and an auctioneer on the other side...he looks like a genie. Which mount is this, where can it be purchased, and how much does it cost?
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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 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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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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How much can I get out of the World Of Warcraft Starter Edition?

I'm new to WOW and I just got the starter edition which allows you to play up to lvl 20 and other smaller restrictions. I want to know how much can I really play with these restrictions? Can I still ...
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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 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 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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How to run a macro when pet battling in World of Warcraft?

I found a macro to make it easier to cancel pet battles in World of Warcraft. I put it on action bar. However, when I start a pet battle, my action bar is gone. How can I execute a macro when doing ...
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What portable vendors exist in World of Warcraft, and which is the cheapest to attain?

I've been trying to compile a list of the portable vendors and then sort that list by attainability. I know there is one available to engineers, but the character that I would like it on is skinner/...
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Does the environment change a player's speed?

Assuming no buffs or any other helpers, how does swimming speed compare to running speed? Is there any other environment that may make the player character move slower or faster?
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Is there a list of lootable items for every mob?

I know that we can loot BOE (Bind on Equip) on every mob in WoW. Can I find a list of BOE lootable in the new extensions for example? In dungeon, the list is already shown but I didn't find a list ...
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How can I continue my Nazjatar main quests?

In the past, I was doing the Nazjatar quests. Yesterday, I re-open WoW but I wasn't able to find the Nazjatar quest. I don't know the quests that I've already realized in the Nazjatar island so I can'...
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How can I link to an item I don't have in the chat in World of Warcraft?

I found an item on WoWhead that I want crafting. How can I link to it in the chat so I can find a crafter to make it for me? Is there an addon or just some sort of chat magic I need to do?
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How do I find the market value of items in World of Warcraft?

Is there a way to know the prices of the items on World of Warcraft? I have been looking into the action house before selling the item, but sometimes I have items that aren't being sold so I can't ...
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How to restore old character names after account reactivation

I've been inactive in WoW for several years. I just renewed my subscription to find that all my character names have been mangled. Presumably, this was done by Blizzard to free up the names for other ...
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How do split damage abilities work if someone is immune to damage in World of Warcraft?

https://www.wowhead.com/spell=299914/frenetic-charge Here is an example of a split damage ability. "After 6 sec, he charges to the player, inflicting 864871 Frost damage, split between all players ...
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Warcraftlogs: measuring DPS progression over several tries

As we are currently progressing in Mythic, I find myself a bit down in DPS compared to the rest of my guild. While I already identified some elements, I find some RNG in my rotation heavily impacts ...
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Why is the World of Warcraft installation download so slow? [closed]

I was wondering if anyone else out there is having problems with the WoW installer, I recently signed up for an account so I could take advantage of this play the first 20 levels for free promotion. ...
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What are the in-game differences between WoW Classic and the original 2006 Version

When playing WoW Classic I've noticed that water bodies have improved graphics when compared to the original 2006 version. Also there is a lot of grass when playing on the highest settings (I don't ...
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Were Pandaria, Broken Isles, Northrend, Kul'Tiras and Zandalar also affected by the Cataclysm?

I was wondering if Pandaria, Broken Isles, Northrend, Kul'Tiras and Zandalar were also affected by the cataclysm. When questing through these places, I did not notice one of the NPCs say something ...
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What is the nearest World of Warcraft Server to the Philippines/Singapore?

I have been playing world of warcraft for a long time, I remember the Oceanic servers being around 300ms still when I was playing a couple of years ago. Right now I play around 200-250ms in ...
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How does “Increased damage” work for Critical Strikes in World of Warcraft?

The new Essence system in WoW has me questioning how the behind-the-scenes match works for some on use abilities. This essence states that "When it critically strikes, the damage is increased by 300%"...
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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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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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How do I get to Orgrimmar from Silvermoon City at level 11?

I have a level 11 Blood Elf and want to spend some of my honor points. I've heard that I could spend them in Orgrimmar, but the only problem is getting there. How do I get to Orgrimmar from ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Which NPC in WoW will try to kill you and which will not?

Which NPC in WoW are safe to pass nearby? Playing for Horde I was accidentally killed many time by Alliance NPC, when I happen to come near Alliance city. Usually it is immediate death, so I ...

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