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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Fishing schools in shallow water

I have encountered several fishing schools that I could not cast into because the water was too shallow. How can I catch the fish in schools of fish that reside in shallow water? I did some ...
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Will my characters still be on WoW after many years of not playing?

I haven't played WOW for maybe 8 years or so. My subscription would have ended about the same time. If I resubscribe and download WoW again will I be able to start where I left off with my old ...
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Why don't I see any increase in my run speed when I equip an item with Fleet Primal Diamond?

I have a head item with a Fleet Primal Diamond equipped in the meta socket. The text of Fleet Primal Diamond says: "+27 mastery and minor run speed increase". However, when I equip it, I don't see any ...
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Is there any way to avoid being dismounted whilst interacting with items outside of Draenor?

The Tier 1 Stables in the Garrison has the following perk: Also allows you to remain mounted while interacting with objects in outdoor Draenor zones. This is pretty great if you're doing a lot of ...
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Are there any cinematics that depict gnomes?

So Blizzard just showed the Legion cinematic introduction, and gnomophiles are again upset that no gnomes are shown. Apparently, this has been happening in every cinematic released for World of ...
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Is the Ruined City an actual area in WOW?

The last hearthstone adventure explores Orsis , Uldaman and the so called Ruined city. I know the first two do exist in WOW but what about the last one?
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World of Warcraft disc

I just purchased World of Warcraft for my pc. I have no idea what the other three dics are for that came in the box. There are not any key codes on the three discs and nothing happens when I put them ...
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Do all guilds get all guild perks automatically?

When I used to play the game it used to be that you had to level up to get perks and stuff. But now I'm not sure. I was thinking of making my own guild so I can use the guild bank for my alts, but ...
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Is there any city now that has portals to all the other cities?

It's been a long time since I played. When I last played, Dalaran had portals to all the original cities, but they are gone now. Is there a new city with portals?
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What happens if I activate WoW acc from old expansion code? [duplicate]

I'm interested in starting to play WoW coming from a started account, what happens if I buy and old WoW expansion such as Cataclysm, Wotlk, BC for super cheap and activate it? Will the account upgrade ...
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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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WoW download problem

I never played World of Warcraft before. So I thought I will give it a shot and tried to download the 'Starter Edition' which lets you play for free up to level 20 from my Battle.net account. But ...
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ElvUI health bars changes

I haven't updated ElvUI for a few months. Now I had to do it because NPC's health bars didn't work at all (it showed standard wow bards instead). But now, after update, ElvUI bars are back and I see ...
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In PVP are there any debuffs that cannot be dispelled as an Elemental Shaman?

When PVPing as an Elemental Shaman are there any debuffs that another player could apply to me that I would not be able to dispel. I know I have access to the following spells: [Cleanse Spirit] - ...
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Why is everybody suddenly on good terms with Grom Hellscream?

At the start of Warlords of Draenor, we find out Grom Hellscream is the leader of the Iron Horde and he is bent on conquering all of Draenor and any other land he can reach. In fact, most of our ...
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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 ...
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Do I need to purchase a subscription to claim my mount?

I was playing Hearthstone and it told me that I got a free mount called "Hearthsteed" in WoW. Do I need to be a paid subscriber in order to claim it? Or can I claim it with my starter account?
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Legion Warrior Artifact Question

Why is the sword made of dragon scale for warriors artifact in Legions expansion? Who owned it, and why are they so important? Is it some sort of legendary kings shield with some sort of background ...
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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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Is there a way to get a zipped/smaller version of World Of Warcraft?

I JUST bought the game last night online. To my surprise...it's going to take 28GB total download to install... My Internet usage is capped at 14.5 GB a month. Is there a way to get the game installed ...
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Will I get to experience the whole storyline as a new WoW player? [duplicate]

WoW has had gone through several expansions now. If I start playing as a new subscriber at this time, will I still get to experience the storyline since its first release or will I miss out all the ...
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How to get in touch with World of Warcraft narrative without playing the game?

I like the Warcraft lore. I enjoyed Warcraft 3 immensly, even played a bit of WoW a long time ago. From time to time Blizzard gives us a new cinematic trailer, like they recently did, and something ...
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How do I get in to a Wrath of the Lich King Heroic?

I'm trying to get my Mechanohog and I was wondering if it is possible to get into a heroic Lich King Dungeon if you're level 85.
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How to get “custom range indicator”?

What is "custom range indicator" in this video and how to get it? I tried search curse.com for "range" with no luck. Is it a part of some addon?
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Figuring out algorithm/formula for item scaling in WoW

I am trying to figure out the algorithm/formula for item stat scaling in WoW. If you play in battlegrounds or arenas, your item's stats increase to the highest possible level in that bracket. So if ...
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WoW - Who can add sockets to items?

For example, Blacksmith can add a socket to belt. It is only for soulbound belts and only up to 600lvl, but anyway. What are other possibilities to add sockets to items? How many sockets can be added ...
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Draenor: does any in-game text make the connection to Outland?

The continent Draenor is identical to what became Outland at some point or in another time line. Many third-party magazines have stated this, and it is fairly obvious looking at the names of various ...
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Determine properties of items in PVP after scaling [duplicate]

I recently tried my LVL20 free to play account again and noticed that when I was in PVP, I actually became LVL29. The item levels of my gear were also scaled to 34 or 35. Now I am stuck with the ...
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How to estimate importance of multistrike for arcane mage?

Icyveins gives the following stat priority for an Arcane Mage: Intellect; Mastery; Haste; Multistrike; Critical Strike; Versatility. In order to understand this I took my 100lvl arcane mage and ...
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ElvUI. How to show itemlevel in unit frame?

It is nice to see levels of your group members immediately in the unitframes. With ElvUI you can do it using [level] variable in unitframe options for your aim or group. But often item level is much ...
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What are the buffs in this vanilla wow screenshot?

What are buffs in the vanilla wow screenshot shown below? I know two of them: the purple paw is Mark of the Wild, and the blue lightning cloud is Arcane Intellect. What are the others?
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What is the significance of the Tanaan-wide yell by the Bleeding Hollow Herald?

Sometimes when I am adventuring in Tanaan Jungle (in World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor expansion patch 6.2) I see a zone-wide yell: Bleeding Hollow Herald yells: The Blood Moon rises and ...
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Does Warlords of Draenor contain all previous Expansions?

I own the starter edition, have played it to level 20, and now I want the full content. I want the entire game. I plan on going to the store and buying WoD and a time card. Is that all I need, yes or ...
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Repairs during raids - What are my options?

Is there any other way to have repairs in raid besides Jeeves or Reins of the Traveler's Tundra Mammoth? Are my only repair options for raids: Jeeves Reins of the Traveler's Tundra Mammoth ...
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Can I buy Wow expansions from a physical store?

So I made my starter edition account loved the game. But can I buy my expansion pack in stores or do only have to buy it online.if I have to buy it online how do I buy it in stores.
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Wow expansion pack help

Ok, first time useing this thing..... Heres my question I want to buy wow in stores not useing the subscription so do I need to buy every upgrade (or expansion) or can I just but vanilla and get WoD. ...
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How to change legendary ring characteristics?

Is it possible to change secondary characteristics of legendary ring from the legendary quest chain? They are good, but not ideal (one of them is the most important for my spec, but another is the ...
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Return to WoW - Warlords of Draenor - what to do with old items/pots/tokens? [closed]

So after several years, I decided to get back to World of Warcraft with the 6.2 WoD release. I found my bank and bags are filled with Orgrimmar items, tokens, badges and whole kind of items that aren'...
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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 ...
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How long does it take for the legendary naval mission to respawn?

My legendary naval mission failed about 20 hours ago and it still does not respawn. How long does it take for legendary mission to respawn? Mine Heroic chest spawned instantly and I found one post ...
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How do I obtain Savage Feasts?

How do I obtain savage feasts (besides buying them in the Auction House)? The stat buff is incredible and I would like to be able to create them.
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Hide the UI and take a screenshot with one key press

In World of Warcraft there is a screen shot feature that is assigned to the print screen key by default. When I take screenshots, I like to hide the user interface by pressing alt + z and then ...
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Timewalking gear sets in World of Warcraft

For the newly introduced timewalking dungeons, your gear scales down to ilvl 95 gear. My question is - if you do the lower level quests that the dungeons have in them and/or loot the gear that ...
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How many mythic kills are needed to get mythic Iron Fleet Treasure Chest

When having a level 2 shipyard, it generates me a raid mission which rewards me with Iron Fleet Treasure Chest. This chest contains loot from the current raid tier. The quality of the loot depends on ...
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What does WoW's fishing depends on and how to catch Felblight?

What does WoW's fishing result depends on? The obvious dependence is location. Also I heard that at some locations your catch is limited by fishing level and you will catch a junk if the level is not ...
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Cost efficient enchanting profession levelling

I have been using an add-on called Auctionator to quickly find materials for my enchanting profession on the auction house. It provides a button on the enchanting skill window that allows me to ...
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Getting Spells IDs from WoW

Is there a way to get all the current spell IDs using Blizzard's WoW API? I would like to know the exact IDs because there are spells that might have IDs as low as 3 and up to 8056, while the limit ...
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WoW - why improve Inscription after 600?

What advantages of Inscription at 700 comparing to Inscription at 600? According to wowhead there are no recipe, which needs Inscription above 600. I heard that war paints became cheaper, but I ...
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Where to get 460 lvl gear for raids?

I reached lvl 90 (max) and want to try raids. But all of them require gear at least lvl 460. This is quite frustrating, since when I do quests (in Pandaria), dungeons (random Mists of Pandaria (heroic)...
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Do I need to buy extra content separately or does it come with the starter edition?

So when you have the starter edition of WOW and you want to upgrade to the full edition do you have to buy the extra Add-Ons or does it come for free when you buy the full game from the starter ...