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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Nvidia Quadro FX 1700 graphics card rejected by latest WoW update - suggestions please?

After downloading the latest WoW update, we got the unpleasant surprise that our Nvidia Quadro FX 1700 card is apparently no longer supported. (Everything worked fine until the day before) I tried ...
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Can the Addons Warning be disabled?

Since the Shadowlands Prepatch, I'm getting the dialog in the image below every time I log in, and sometimes after logging out of a character to switch to another. The way I want my addons to be set ...
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What is the criteria to use the Thrallmar Mage to portal to the Blasted Lands from Orgrimmar?

Before Blizzard revamped the portal system during BFA, the horde were able to portal to the Blasted Lands from the Cleft of Shadow in Orgrimmar. Since then, my understanding is that they moved the ...
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World of Warcraft Campfire Hack

I remember from the early days of WoW (definitely before Burning Crusade) that there was a hack that if you locally replaced the mesh of the campfire you could create arbitrary geometries in your ...
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Is there a wow classic addon that allows for extended-length macros? [closed]

I could really use a few extra characters in some macros I've been wanting to make. I remember in Vanilla there was a way to do this. There appears to be an addon for Retail as well, called LongMacros,...
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What are non-periodic heals in world of warcraft?

Blizzard has announced that there is a change to one of the mythic plus mechanics, grievous. Added Functionality: Non-periodic heals now remove 1 application of Grievous Wound. What heals would ...
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DO NOT Acquire Target When Being Attacked

I'm wondering if there is any way to disable the mildly annoying feature in which my character will automatically acquire the target of whatever is attacking him. Ideally, I want to ignore whatever is ...
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Do battlemasters in wow-classic (or wow) ever engage in combat?

In Stormwind, at least, the battlemasters (i.e. the NPCs that will queue you for battlegrounds) never attack Onyxia's dragonkin, so I'm assuming combat with NPCs is not possible (under normal ...
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What sword does Lady Hoteshem have in WoW?

I don't think I've seen this sword anywhere else. Is there a way to find out what it is, even if it isn't a weapon that is obtainable by players?
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How to figure out where in a questline I am?

I am trying to get my Legion flying, and for that I need the "A Glorious Campaign" achievement. However, I abandoned this long ago as I did not play much during Legion. Now I am trying to figure out ...
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How can I tell if I have already upgraded my BfA legendary cloak via completing a Horrific Vision this week?

In World of Warcraft: Battle For Azeroth you get a legendary cloak called Ashjra'kamas . As of 2020-May it is possible to upgrade the cloak's corruption resistance each week by completing a Horrific ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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 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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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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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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