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.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
5
votes
1answer
369 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
79 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
52 views

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%"...
5
votes
1answer
137 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
102 views

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 ...
13
votes
7answers
229k views

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 ...
3
votes
4answers
256 views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
308 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
62 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
93 views

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 ...
6
votes
2answers
763 views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
12k views

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?
7
votes
1answer
30k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
4k views

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 (...
2
votes
1answer
844 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
378 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
136 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
4k views

How to turn off proc's display?

Each time my passive ability proc's, giving my other ability an bonus I can see auras on my display. For example, such an aura for frost death knight you can see on the picture. Sometimes it is ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
252 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
148 views

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. ...
15
votes
2answers
27k views

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? Thanks.
2
votes
1answer
124 views

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?
1
vote
0answers
43 views

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 ...
3
votes
5answers
43k views

How get to Orgrimmar from 1st lvl Garrison?

I want to stop getting XP and need to get to Orgrimmar to Slahtz for this. How do I do it from 1st lvl Garrison? I know that you can get there from Ashran. And people says that there is a portal to ...
0
votes
1answer
608 views

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!
3
votes
1answer
89 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
675 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
11k views

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?
1
vote
3answers
4k views

Can I play WoW without internet access?

I cant use internet for games, it uses up too much of my monthly bandwidth. I'd also really like to try the game without using too much of my bandwidth.
5
votes
1answer
585 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
475 views

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 ...
16
votes
3answers
16k views

Will Blizzard ban you for using a macro mouse?

Someone I know just picked up a gaming mouse with the ability to set macros that will send timed keystrokes into WoW. Is this a bannable offense? To be clear, these are not using WoW's macro system; ...
2
votes
1answer
921 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
13k views

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?
2
votes
1answer
150 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
145 views

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% ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
83 views

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 ...
18
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
41
votes
6answers
59k views

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?
-1
votes
1answer
714 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
264 views

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?
6
votes
1answer
11k views

Is it possible to cancel flight ride?

Once I misclicked a target location and I had to sit idle for nearly 10 minutes. It was fun for a while to see beautiful landscapes from the birds eye view, but eventually I got pissed off. Is it ...
5
votes
2answers
3k views

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 ...
23
votes
3answers
5k views

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?
2
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...