Wow Classic Guides Tagged Articles RSS Feed | GameSkinny.com Wow Classic Guides RSS Feed on GameSkinny.com https://www.gameskinny.com/ en Launch Media Network WoW Classic Herbalism Trainer Locations https://www.gameskinny.com/6t05z/wow-classic-herbalism-trainer-locations https://www.gameskinny.com/6t05z/wow-classic-herbalism-trainer-locations Tue, 29 Oct 2019 10:43:24 -0400 Ashley Shankle

Gatherers get no respect, no respect at all! Probably. World of Warcraft Classic's economy's in full-swing and gatherers are at the very base of a healthy MMO economy, this one included.

The purpose of this guide is solely to display the locations of each Herbalism trainer in WoW Classic. Unlike crafting professions, gathering professions can be trained up to the maximum tier from any trainer across Azeroth. So yes, those trainers in Elwynn Forest and even Durotar can train you to be a true professional Herbalist.

Herbs are used almost exclusively in Alchemy, though there are some odd-off exceptions.

Most who train in Herbalism tend to pick Alchemy up along with it, as there's not much money to be made in gathering herbs until the higher tiers of the profession. There are plenty of useful potions to be made in the early and mid-levels of Alchemy, however.

Alliance Herbalism Trainer Locations

Trainer Info Map Location
Herbalist Pomeroy
Elwynn Forest
(Human)
 
Reyna Stonebranch
Ironforge
(Dwarf)
 
Shylamiir
Stormwind
(Night Elf)
 
Firodren Mooncaller
Darnassus
(Night Elf)
 
Kali Healtouch
Loch Modan
(Dwarf)
Tannysa
Stormwind
(Night Elf)
 
Malorne Bladeleaf
Teldrassil
(Night Elf)
 
Cylania Rootstalker
Ashenvale
(Night Elf)
 
Alma Jainrose
Redridge Mountains
(Human)
 
Telurinon Moonshadow
Wetlands
(Night Elf)
 
Brant Jasperbloom
Dustwallow Marsh
(Human)
 

 

Horde Herbalism Trainer Locations

Trainer Info Map Location
 Martha Alliestar
Undercity
(Undead)
Faruza
Tirisfal Glades
(Undead)
Komin Winterhoof
Thunder Bluff
(Tauren)
 
Mishiki
Durotar
(Troll)
 
Jandi
Orgrimmar
(Troll)
 
Aranea Venomblood
Hillsbrad Foothills
(Undead)
 
Angrun
Strangethorn Vale
(Orc)
 
Ruw
Feralas
(Tauren)

 

Neutral Herbalism Trainer Locations

Trainer Info Map Location
Flora Silverwind
Stranglethorn Vale
(Human)
Malvor
Moonglade
(Night Elf)

 

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Check out our other guides to WoW Classic, such as our guide covering each race's strengths and weaknesses, weapon trainers, and other profession trainer location guides.

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WoW Classic Enchanting Trainer Locations https://www.gameskinny.com/22btj/wow-classic-enchanting-trainer-locations https://www.gameskinny.com/22btj/wow-classic-enchanting-trainer-locations Mon, 28 Oct 2019 16:48:59 -0400 Ashley Shankle

Enchanting doesn't get a lot of attention in the early levels, but later on, it becomes a valuable part of the World of Warcraft economy. It is a worthy effort for those looking for a slightly more active profession.

Here, we're simply going to go over the locations for each Enchanting trainer in WoW Classic for both Horde and Alliance. I don't touch on the exact title of each trainer NPC, but instead focus on the minimum level to learn the next tier from them.

Prospective Enchanters may be disappointed to hear that the artisan-level NPC they have to speak to in order to level Enchanting above 200 is found in the Uldaman dungeon, rather than out on the field like most others.

Alliance Enchanting Trainer Locations

Trainer Info Map Location
Thonys Pillarstone
Initial Enchanting skill
Ironforge
(Dwarf)
 
Alanna Raveneye
Initial Enchanting skill
Teldrassil
(Night Elf)
Betty Quin
Initial Enchanting skill
Stormwind
(Human)
Lalina Summermoon
Initial Enchanting skill
Darnassus
(Night Elf)
Gimble Thistlefuzz
Enchanting 50~
Ironforge
(Gnome)
Xylinnia Starshine
Enchanting 50~
Feralas
(Night Elf)
 
Lucan Cordell
Enchanting 50~
Stormwind
(Human)
Kitta Firewind
Enchanting 125~
Elwynn Forest
(Human)

 

Horde Enchanting Trainer Locations

Trainer Info Map Location
Vance Undergloom
Initial Enchanting skill
Tirisfal Glades
(Undead)
Jhag
Initial Enchanting skill
Orgrimmar
(Orc)
Malcomb Wynn
Initial Enchanting skill
Undercity
(Undead)
Mot Dawnstrider
Initial Enchanting skill
Thunder Bluff
(Tauren)
 
Teg Dawnstrider
Enchanting 50~
Thunder Bluff
(Tauren)
Godan
Enchanting 50~
Orgrimmar
(Orc)
 
Lavinia Crowe
Enchanting 50~
Undercity
(Undead)
Hgarth
Enchanting 125~
Stonetalon Mountains
(Orc)
 

 

Master Enchanter Location

Unlike most master-level (Level 200+) profession trainers, Annora is found inside a dungeon. She's found in Uldaman, to be precise.

This human can be found in Uldaman, in an offshoot corridor south of the Temple Hall.

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WoW Classic Blacksmithing Trainer Locations https://www.gameskinny.com/gsvxx/wow-classic-blacksmithing-trainer-locations https://www.gameskinny.com/gsvxx/wow-classic-blacksmithing-trainer-locations Mon, 28 Oct 2019 16:45:22 -0400 Ashley Shankle

Ahh, Blacksmithing. One of World of Warcraft's most popular professions, no matter the expansion, including in WoW Classic.

Blacksmithing is one of the few professions that splits into specialties after Level 200. You can then choose to specialize in either Weaponsmithing or Armorsmithing. This is an important decision, as you cannot go back on your choice unless you unlearn Blacksmithing as a whole and start all over again.

Here, we'll be touching on the locations of each trainer for both Alliance and Horde characters.

The level at which a trainer can train you is listed under their name in each instance. I don't go into "Journeyman" or "Apprentice" or any of that here, since functionally, what matters is the level.

There is one neutral trainer, Brikk Keencraft, who can be found in Booty Bay in Stranglethorn Vale.

Armorsmithing and Weaponsmithing can be picked up at skill Level 200, after having completed the requisite profession quests. After which, you'll be sent on a quest to specialize in one or the other.

Alliance Blacksmithing Trainers

Trainer Info Map Location
Smith Argus
Initial Blacksmithing skill
Elwynn Forest
(Human)
Tognus Flintfire
Initial Blacksmithing skill
Dun Morogh
(Dwarf)
Delfrum Flintbeard
Initial Blacksmithing skill
Darkshore
(Dwarf)
 
Clarise Gnarltree
Blacksmithing 50~
Duskwood
(Night Elf)
 
Therum Deepforge
Blacksmithing 50~
Stormwind
(Dwarf)
 
Bengus Deepforge
Blacksmithing 125~
Ironforge
(Dwarf)
 

 

Horde Blacksmithing Trainers

Trainer Info Map Location
Dwukk
Initial Blacksmithing skill
Durotar
(Orc)
 
Karn Stonehoof
Blacksmithing 50~
Thunder Bluff
(Tauren)
James Van Brunt
Blacksmithing 50~
Undercity
(Undead)
Traugh
Blacksmithing 50~
Barrens
(Orc)
 
Saru Steelfury
Blacksmithing 125~
Orgrimmar
(Orc)

 

Neutral Master Blacksmithing Trainer

Trainer Info Map Location
Brikk Keencraft
Blacksmithing 200~
Stranglethorn Vale
(Goblin)
 

 

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That's it for World of Warcraft Classic's Blacksmith trainers, but we have plenty of other WoW Classic guides here on GameSkinny, as well as other profession trainer locations.

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WoW Classic Tailoring Trainer Locations https://www.gameskinny.com/0lj0v/wow-classic-tailoring-trainer-locations https://www.gameskinny.com/0lj0v/wow-classic-tailoring-trainer-locations Mon, 30 Sep 2019 16:56:41 -0400 Ashley Shankle

Tailoring is one of the biggest money-making professions in WoW Classic thanks to the value of bags. There are never too many Tailors, trust me, but you've got to find the trainers to learn the profession.

The sole purpose of this guide is to point you in the direction of both factions' Tailoring trainers. Pretty straight forward.

Unlike most other profession trainer guides, I simply mention the level at which you can train with a particular NPC. If a trainer says 50~, that means you can train up to Level 50 Tailoring with that NPC. Master-level trainers train you at profession skill Level 200.

There are two neutral Tailoring trainers. One, a goblin named Grarnik Goodstich, can train Level 50 Tailoring and can be found in Booty Bay. The other, Meilosh (Master-level), requires you be friendly with the Tumbermaw-Furbolgs and can be found in the cave between Felwood and Winterspring.

Alliance Tailoring Trainers

Trainer Info Map Location
Eldrin
Initial Tailoring skill
Elwynn Forest
(Human)
Grondal Moonbreeze
Initial Tailoring skill
Darkshore
(Night Elf)
Uthrar Threx
Initial Tailoring skill
Ironforge
(Dwarf)
Lawrence Schneider
Initial Tailoring skill
Stormwind
(Human)
Trianna
Initial Tailoring skill
Darnassus
(Night Elf)
Sellandus
Tailoring 50~
Stormwind
(Night Elf)
Jormund Stonebrew
Tailoring 50~
Ironforge
(Dwarf)
Me'lynn
Tailoring 50~
Darnassus
(Night Elf)
George Bolero
Tailoring 125~
Stormwind
(Human)
Timothy Worthington
Tailoring 200~
Dustwallow Marsh
(Human)

 

Horde Tailoring Trainer Locations

Trainer Info Map Location
Vhan
Initial Tailoring skill
Thunder Bluff
(Tauren)
Snang
Initial Tailoring skill
Orgrimmar
(Orc)
Victor Ward
Initial Tailoring skill
Undercity
(Undead)
Kil'hala
Initial Tailoring skill
Barrens
(Troll)
Bowen Brisboise
Initial Tailoring skill
Tirisfal Glades
(Undead)
Tepa
Tailoring 50~
Thunder Bluff
(Tauren)
Magar
Tailoring 50~
Orgrimmar
(Orc)
Mahani
Tailoring 50~
Barrens
(Tauren)
Rhiannon Davis
Tailoring 50~
Undercity
(Undead)
Josef Gregorian
Tailoring 125~
Undercity
(Undead)
Daryl Stack
Tailoring 200~
Hillsbrad Foothills
(Undead)

 

Be sure to check out our other World of Warcraft Classic guides, such as our weapon trainer location guides or our Alchemy trainer locations.

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WoW Classic Alchemy Trainer Locations https://www.gameskinny.com/teu7w/wow-classic-alchemy-trainer-locations https://www.gameskinny.com/teu7w/wow-classic-alchemy-trainer-locations Mon, 30 Sep 2019 16:13:11 -0400 Ashley Shankle

One wouldn't say Alchemy is one of WoW Classic's most popular professions, but it certainly has its rewards in the form of restorative and utility potions. It's as noble a profession as any other, and must be learned a handful of the many trainers found in Azeroth.

This guide has a single purpose, and that's to point you in the direction of each of the game's Alchemy trainers. Nothing more and nothing less. You'll have to find a leveling guide elsewhere.

The level at which a trainer can train you is listed under their name in each instance. I don't go into "Journeyman" or "Apprentice" or any of that here, since functionally, what matters is the level.

There is one neutral faction Alchemy trainer named Jaxin Chong, who can teach up to Level 50 Alchemy to both Horde and Alliance characters. Certainly something to know if you happen to be in Booty Bay!

Alliance Alchemy Trainers

Trainer Info Map Location
Alchemist Mallory
Initial Alchemy skill
Elwynn Forest
(Human)
 Cyndra Kindwhisper
Initial Alchemy skill
Teldrassil
(Night Elf)
Ghak Healtouch
Initial Alchemy skill
Loch Modan
(Dwarf)
Kylanna
Alchemy 50~
Ashenvale
(Night Elf)
Lilyssia Nightbreeze
Alchemy 50~
Stormwind
(Night Elf)
Tally Berryfizz
Alchemy 50~
Ironforge
(Gnome)
Ainethil
Alchemy 125~
Darnassus
(Night Elf)
Kylanna Windwhisper
Alchemy 200~
Feralas
(Night Elf)

 

Horde Alchemy Trainers

Trainer Info Map Location
Miao'zan
Initial Alchemy skill
Durotar
(Troll)
Carolai Anise
Initial Alchemy skill
Tirisfal Glades
(Undead)
Bena Winterhoof
Alchemy ~50
Thunder Bluff
(Tauren)
Serge Hinott
Alchemy 50~
Hillsbrad Foothills
(Undead)
Yelmak
Alchemy 50~
Orgrimmar
(Orc)
Doctor Herbert Halsey
Alchemy 125~
Undercity
(Undead)
Rogvar
Alchemy 200~
Swamp of Sorrows
(Orc)

 

Check out our other WoW Classic guides here on GameSkinny, such as our weapon trainer locations or recommended dungeon levels.

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WoW Classic Dungeon Levels Overview https://www.gameskinny.com/ggy4v/wow-classic-dungeon-levels-overview https://www.gameskinny.com/ggy4v/wow-classic-dungeon-levels-overview Thu, 29 Aug 2019 16:15:47 -0400 Ashley Shankle

Diving into instances is a big part of the World of Warcraft experience, especially in WoW Classic where everything's a little slower. The recommended dungeon levels are a little different from the game's expansions and the contents, well, you might have a tough time all around.

This guide has two purposes.

  1. To show the game's recommended level ranges for each dungeon
  2. To teach you the abbreviations used for each one

That said, you do not have to strictly be within the recommended level range for every instance. It depends on your group, and it's very possible you'll get pulled into instances at levels not within the ranges listed here. Trust your groups to hold each other up and do your best.

Additionally, not every vanilla dungeon is in Classic just yet. Instances after Molten Core are locked behind the game's upcoming phases, with Blackwing Lair and Zul'Gurub coming in Phase 2. These are not included in this list for now.

Dungeon Level
Range
Location
 Ragefire Chasm
(RFC)
13 to 18 Orgrimmar
The Deadmines
(VC or DM)
17 to 26 Moonbrook in
Westfall
Wailing Caverns
(WC)
17 to 24 Lushwater Oasis in
The Barrens
Shadowfang Keep
(SFK)
22 to 30 Silverpine Forest
Blackfathom Deeps
(BFD)
24 to 32 The Zoram Strand in
Ashenvale
The Stockade
(Stocks)
24 to 32 The Canals in
Stormwind
Razorfen Kraul
(RFK)
29 to 38 Southern Barrens
Gnomeregan
(Gnomer)
 29 to 38 Dun Morogh
Scarlet Monastery
(SM)
34 to 45 Whispering Gardens in
Tirisfal Glades
Razorfen Downs
(RFD)
37 to 46 Southern Barrens
Uldaman
(Ulda)
41 to 51 The Maker's Terrace in
Badlands
Zul'Farrak
(ZF)
 42 to 46 Sandsorrow Watch in
Tanaris
Maraudon
(Mara)
46 to 55 Valley of Spears in
Desolace
Temple of Atal'Hakkar
(Sunken Temple; ST)
 50 to 56 Pool of Tears in
Swamp of Sorrows
Blackrock Depths
(BRD)
52 to 60 The Masonary in
Blackrock Mountain
Blackrock Spire
(BRD; LBRS; UBRS)
55 to 60 Blackrock Spire in
Blackrock Mountain
Dire Maul
(DM)
55 to 60 High Wilderness in
Feralas
Stratholme
(Strat)
58 to 60 Plaguewood in
Eastern Plaguelands
Scholomance
(Scholo)
 58 to 60 Caer Darrow in
Western Plaguelands
 Onyxia's Lair
(Ony)
 60 Dustwallow Marsh
 Molten Core
(MC)
 60 Blackrock Depths in
Blackrock Mountain

 

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Check out our other WoW Classic guides, such as our weapon trainer locations guide, or our guides focused on leveling characters such as RFC quest locations and WC quest locations. Good luck on your adventures through Azeroth!

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WoW Classic: Where to Find All WC Quests https://www.gameskinny.com/2mfx9/wow-classic-where-to-find-all-wc-quests https://www.gameskinny.com/2mfx9/wow-classic-where-to-find-all-wc-quests Thu, 29 Aug 2019 14:24:20 -0400 Ashley Shankle

Let's talk about the quests in WoW Classic for the Wailing Caverns (WC), shall we? Specifically, how and where to get them all.

The Wailing Caverns is the second instance open to Horde players. I wouldn't say it's fun, but it's a must-run for the Horde because you get a ton of XP between the mobs inside and the quests available. It helps that the Fang gear set is great for Shamans and Druids, too (Hunters will certainly roll on them, like they can't help themselves).

Almost all of the quests for WC are found in the Barrens, with one being found in Thunder Bluff. A fair portion of these quests is available to both Horde and Alliance players, in particular, those found in Ratchet and the ones given by the NPCs hanging out in the skull above the dungeon. 

There is also an item-given quest named The Glowing Shard, which is granted by a gem you find inside the instance. This can be turned in with an NPC in Ratchet and is available to both factions as well.

Wailing Caverns Quests in the Barrens

Smart Drinks

This quest requires you to obtain Wailing Essence from the ectoplasms in the Wailing Caverns. It's very possible you'll have to run WC twice to get all the Essence, but maybe you'll get lucky!

This is available to both Alliance and Horde players and is picked up in Ratchet.

Trouble at the Docks

You don't have to actually go into the instance to complete Trouble at the Docks, but you do have to beat up a Level 18 elite Goblin in the cave leading up to WC named Mad Magglish. He'll drop his port, and you can turn in your quest.

This one is also available to both Alliance and Horde players and is picked up in Ratchet.

Hamuul Runetotem -> Leaders of the Fang

You won't be able to pick this quest up until you push through the questline requiring you to check out the oases around the Barrens.

After the Altered Beasts quest, which is the one that makes you go beat up Level 16 Snapjaws for their shells, you'll be able to pick up Hamuul Runetotem, which sends you out to Thunder Bluff.

There are a few small hiccups between the Hamuul Runetotem quest and the Leaders of the Fang quest, but it's worth the effort. The notable rewards for Leaders of the Fang are a blue staff or dagger, plus a nice chunk of reputation with Thunder Buff and 13 Silver. Ace.

The actual goal of Leaders of the Fang is to defeat all four Druids of the Fang in WC. Get to it!

Deviate Hides

Both factions can do this quest.

People have been having trouble finding the NPC (Nalpak) that gives this quest for ages, and that's understandable. He's actually above the entrance to the Wailing Caverns.

Coming from the road, run past the skull-shaped entrance to the WC and keep your eyes open for a portion of mountain you can run up. Make your way up the mountain a bit and turn back towards the entrance. You'll see what appears to be a rock, though it's really the upper portion of the entrance's skull shape.

The quest giver, Nalpak, can be found in the left eye. Be careful you don't fall down trying to get to him. Nobody wants to have to work their way back up there.

Deviate Hides drop from several mobs within the instance, so grab them as you go. The quest gives a 10-slot bag and some green leather pants, making it worth the effort.

Deviate Eradication

The quest giver for this quest is found in the same spot as Nalpak above, and both factions can take and complete this quest.

This one just asks you to slay a fair amount of Deviate mobs inside the dungeon, seven each in fact.

Wailing Caverns Quest in Thunder Bluff

Serpentbloom

This is another one you don't have to go into the instance to get done, as Serpentbloom can be found all over the caves leading up to it.

You can find the quest giver in the lower cave on the Spirit Rise in Thunder Bluff.

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With that, we've gone over all the quests you can pick up and take with you into WC for that sweet, sweet XP. Alliance players have a fair amount of quest options for Wailing Caverns, but getting the quests and making your way into the instance is risky. Good luck out there.

If you found this guide helpful, check out some of our other WoW Classic guides. How about some weapon trainer locations for both factions? How about the locations of RFC quests, or how to install addons? More are coming, but it's pretty hard to pull away from the game to get them done.

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WoW Classic: Where to Find All RFC Quests https://www.gameskinny.com/kj0ic/wow-classic-where-to-find-all-rfc-quests https://www.gameskinny.com/kj0ic/wow-classic-where-to-find-all-rfc-quests Wed, 28 Aug 2019 15:21:28 -0400 Ashley Shankle

I've seen a lot of people ask in General and Trade which quests are available for RFC (Ragefire Chasm) in WoW Classic, the Horde's first dungeon. Alliance may have Deadmines, but we Horde have... some warlocks in a cave over here in Orgrimmar. Uh...

Anyway, there are six quests for Ragefire Chasm. Five can be picked up outside of the dungeon and the sixth is a continuation of one of the quests obtained in Thunder Bluff.

Read on and find out where you can find these quests, and bear in mind all of them can be picked up at Level 9.

RFC Quests Starting in Orgrimmar

Slaying the Beast

This quest can be gotten from an NPC just outside of RFC and only requires you defeat Targaman the Hungerer in RFC. Just about everyone picks this quest up their first time.

Quest giver location.

Hidden Enemies

You'll have to head to the Valley of Wisdom to pick this one up, and it requires you go further into RFC after the fight with Targaman to defeat Bazzalan and Jergosh the Invoker.

Quest giver location.

RFC Quests Starting in Thunder Bluff

Testing an Enemy's Strength

This quest can be picked up from a Tauren on The Elder Rise in Thunder Bluff and asks you to kill Ragefire Troggs and Shamans in the dungeon.

Both quests in Thunder Bluff are from the same NPC.

Quest giver location.

Searching for the Lost Satchel

You'll have to find the corpse of a Tauren in Ragefire Chasm to complete this quest.

This one requires you take a slight detour to the right in the first open room of the dungeon, heading up an incline to a dead end with enemies. His corpse can be found there, after which you'll be able to pick up the quest Returning the Satchel, which requires you go back to Thunder Bluff.

RFC Quest in the Undercity

The Power to Destroy...

There is only one quest for the dungeon found in the Undercity, and it can be picked up in the bowels of the Apothecarium. The required items for this quest are dropped by Searing Blade Warlocks and Cultists within Ragefire Chasm.

Quest giver location.

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Not so bad, really. You don't have to pick up these quests, but every bit of XP counts.

Check out our weapon trainer locations guide if you're trying to figure out where you can train new weapon types, our racial abilities guide if you just want to ponder over the differences between each of WoW Classic's races, or our Wailing Caverns quest locations guide.

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How to Install Addons in WoW Classic https://www.gameskinny.com/x4o6i/how-to-install-addons-in-wow-classic https://www.gameskinny.com/x4o6i/how-to-install-addons-in-wow-classic Wed, 28 Aug 2019 11:25:52 -0400 Ashley Shankle

Addons have always been a part of the World of Warcraft experience. So much so, in fact, that you may be surprised by how many addons were actually available in vanilla and now compatible with WoW Classic.

If you've installed addons in modern WoW, this whole process really isn't all that much different.

Looking around, a lot of the tutorials I've found seem to assume people don't know how to unzip things to folders or use a computer much past clicking on shiny icons. I'm not going to do that since the process is incredibly simple in any case.

How to Install Addons in WoW Classic

So you've got some addons you want to slap onto your client, you've got the download pages up or have outright downloaded their .zips. Now it's time to...

1. Locate Your World of Warcraft Classic Folder

Chances are your World of Warcraft folder is in the default directory. On a 64-bit Windows PC, it should be:

  • C:\Program Files (x86)\World of Warcraft\_classic_

You can copy the above and paste it into your file browser if you like, or manually seek it out. It's easy to find.

Those using 32-bit Windows may find the game simply in C:\Program Files\World of Warcraft\_classic_, but I'm not 100 sure on that.

2. Locate Your AddOns Folder

Just like retail WoW (Isn't WoWC also retail? Whatever.), you should have an Interface folder within the game directory, and an AddOns folder inside it.

If for some reason there is no AddOns folder (there should be), just create an AddOns folder within Interface and keep going.

3. Exit WoWC

Here's a little tip for you perpetually-idle queue-avoiders:

There is a five-minute grace period after you get disconnected to reconnect to the game without a queue.

With that in mind, you can hop out, stack your addons into the folders above, and get back in with no trouble. Just don't take too long.

Exit the game with the addons you plan to use ready to go.

4. Place the Addons' Folders into Interface\AddOns

In this step, you don't want to extract the contents of your addon folders, you simply want to put the entire addons' folders into the Interface\AddOns folder.

That's a weird sentence.

Keep your folder nice and clean. You can have a ton of addons  just make sure they're in their respective folders.

Here's a very simple example (Gatherer_HUD does not work with WoWC):

5. Get to Character Select and Enable AddOns

Log back in, choose which character you want to play as, then look at the bottom left of the screen for the AddOns button.

Click the button and enable all the addons you want to use on that character.

If an addon is in red, it may not work and may cause some issues in-game though sometimes they work just fine. Test it out after getting in-game and just log out (not exit the game) to disable any that may not be working.

That's it! That's really all you have to do. It's really that easy.

To put this in a fast and loose list:

  1. Find C:\Program Files (x86)\World of Warcraft\_classic_\Interface\Addons
  2. Put your addons in there with their own respective folders
  3. Relaunch game (steps two and three are interchangeable really)
  4. Enable them at character select via the AddOns button

Yep, it's really that easy. Configuring some of them is another story, though.

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Check out our other World of Warcraft Classic guides, such as our weapon master locations guide and our racial abilities guide. There's more to come, too, as long as I can pry myself out of Azeroth here and there. The road to 60 is long and paved in ganks.

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World of Warcraft Classic: Where is Mankrik's Wife? https://www.gameskinny.com/krh2d/world-of-warcraft-classic-where-is-mankriks-wife https://www.gameskinny.com/krh2d/world-of-warcraft-classic-where-is-mankriks-wife Mon, 26 Aug 2019 15:33:35 -0400 Ashley Shankle

There's one question that's echoed throughout the annals of World of Warcraft history that haunts anyone who has spent any amount of time in the Barrens. One question that's been memed and back: Where is Mankrik's wife?

In the Crossroads, players will inevitably pick up the quest "Lost in Battle," in which Mankrik requests you seek out his wife somewhere to the south. You take the quest, of course, because XP is a delicious candy treat you must eat.

Just to note, this short guide does have a very minor spoiler, specifically about the fate of Mankrik's wife. It's incredibly minor and has no bearing on the game overall, but if you intend to go into World of Warcraft Classic blind and with no experience with the game pre-Cataclysm, you may want to just skim over the text here and look at the image below.

Where is Mankrik's Wife?

Okay, that's the last time I'm typing that. Sorry.

Getting "Lost in Battle" done is actually incredibly easy. Just run south, down the road from the Crossroads, sticking to the road for the most part unless you want to get into some scuffles with raptors. 

Eventually, you will come to a bridge over a narrow gully. Cross the bridge and start looking for some huts to the left. They shouldn't be far from the road, though there will be raptors in the vicinity. Don't be surprised if a raptor decides to try to eat your face while you're investigating the huts, as one patrols very close by.

In one of the huts you'll find a corpse that can be interacted with, which is unsurprisingly Mankrik's wife. Click on her, progress the quest, and head back up to the Crossroads to turn "Lost in Battle" in to Mankrik, who is understandably bereaved by the news.

This quest is a good example of why it's important to pay attention to quest text in World of Warcraft Classic. Live and learn, right?

I'm working up some WoW Classic guides bit by bit, and we wholeheartedly welcome any WoWC player to pop on here and write their own guides! For now, I've worked up a weapon trainer locations guide as well as a racial abilities guide. Check them out, but most importantly have fun!

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WoW Classic Racial Abilites and Best Classes Guide https://www.gameskinny.com/7hhjh/wow-classic-racial-abilites-and-best-classes-guide https://www.gameskinny.com/7hhjh/wow-classic-racial-abilites-and-best-classes-guide Mon, 26 Aug 2019 15:32:05 -0400 Ashley Shankle

Each race has had its strengths and weaknesses since the dawn of World of Warcraft, but the differences today aren't necessarily the same as those from 2004. We're about to hop straight into a time machine to 15 years ago with WoW Classic, and its racial abilities.

WoW Classic's racial abilities are easy enough to understand. Some races, such as Undead and Night Elf, are clearly more geared toward PvP content, but you will probably have the same fun with any class and race combination (unless you get a little too used to Will of the Forsaken).

It's important to keep in mind while reading through this guide that ultimately, you should choose whatever race and class combination you want to play. Meta gaming WoW Classic only does so much, and it's not like you're about to tackle the hardest content Azeroth's ever seen.

You have a little more to think about in terms of race as a PvP player, but if you played way back in the day you probably already know which race you want to carry you to victory in contested areas.

Let's cut past my rambling  there's plenty of it below. Good luck on your journeys!

Alliance Racial Abilities


Human
- Sword Specialization: Skill with Swords and Two-Handed Swords increased by 5.
- Mace Specialization: Skill with Maces and Two-Handed Maces increased by 5.
- Diplomacy: Reputation gains increased by 10%.
- The Human Spirit: Spirit increased by 5%.
- Perception: Dramatically increases stealth detection for 20 sec. (3-minute cooldown)
Classes: Mage, Paladin, Priest, Rogue, Warlock, Warrior
Humans are predictably well-rounded, capable in both physical and magical regards thanks to their weapon specializations and The Human Spirit granting additional Spirit. Humans make ideal Paladins and Priests, but Paladins, in particular, due to melee specializations and additional Spirit. Their stats are well-rounded but weighted toward Spirit. Perception has its uses in PvP.

Human Priests are able to learn Desperate Prayer (Instantly heals the caster for X to X. 10 min cooldown) and Feedback (The priest becomes surrounded with anti-magic energy. Any successful spell cast against the priest will burn 18 of the attacker's Mana, causing 1 Shadow damage for each point of Mana burned. Lasts 15 sec.).

Both skills are worthwhile in PvP but Feedback doesn't have much use in endgame PvE.

 


Night Elf
- Nature Resistance: Nature Resistance increased by 10.
- Quickness: Dodge chance increased by 1%.
- Wisp Spirit: Transform into a wisp upon death, increasing movement speed by 50%.
- Shadowmeld: Activate to slip into the shadows, reducing the chance for enemies to detect your presence. Lasts until canceled or upon moving. Night Elf Rogues and Druids with Shadowmeld are more difficult to detect while stealthed or prowling. (10-sec cooldown)
Classes: Mage, Rogue, Warlock, Warrior
Being the only Alliance race able to go Druid, Night Elves are ideal for the class; but they're also fantastic Rogues when considering Quickness, the Shadowmeld Active, and innately high Agility. Their Stamina and Strength are lacking.

Starshards (Rains starshards down on the enemy target's head, causing X Arcane damage over 6 sec.) is a channeled ability, making it risky to use in PvP and simply not ideal in PvE. Elune's Grace (Reduces ranged damage taken by X and increases chance to dodge by 10% for 15 sec.) is solid for surviving PvP, but doesn't make up for the presence of Starshards.

Neither skills are particularly impressive, but Elune's Grace is much better than Undead and Troll Priest exclusives Hex of Weakness and Touch of Weakness.

 


Gnome
- Arcane Resistance: Arcane Resistance increased by 10.
- Expansive Mind: Intelligence increased by 5%.
- Escape Artist: Escape the effects of any immobilization or movement speed reduction effect. (0.5-second cast, 1-minute cooldown)
- Engineering Specialization: Engineering skill increased by 15.
Classes: Mage, Rogue, Warlock, Warrior
Gnomes are ideal for Mages and Warlocks because of their 5% increased Intelligence, and Escape Artist is among the best racial actives. Their based Strength and Stamina are very low, making them less ideal for Paladin or Warrior, but their very high base Agility makes for a good start to a Rogue.

Escape Artist is mostly useful in PvP situations, and its relatively short cooldown makes it easy to use more than once in a single skirmish.

 


Dwarf
- Frost Resistance: Increases Frost Resistance by 10.
- Gun Specialization: Guns skill increased by 5.
- Find Treasure: Allows the dwarf to sense nearby treasure, making it appear on the minimap. Lasts until canceled.
- Stoneform: While active, grants immunity to Bleed, Poison, and Disease effects. In addition, Armor increased by 10%. Lasts 8 sec. (3-min cooldown)
Classes: Hunter, Paladin, Priest, Rogue, Warrior
Dwarves make for some of the best Paladins and Warriors in the game thanks to the Stoneform racial active and their high base Stamina and Strength. Their base Agility is low, making them less-than-ideal Rogues. They do make for pretty great Priests because of their base stats with the class and race-exclusive Priest skills.

Find Treasure is fine to have up while questing to seek out treasure chests, but as you can only track one resource at a time, you may not use it much if you take Mining, Herbalism, or go Hunter.

Dwarves boast one of the best sets of exclusive Priest skills in the game, primarily thanks to Fear Ward (Wards the friendly target against Fear. The next Fear effect used against the target will fail, using up the ward. Lasts 10 min.). Desperate Prayer (Instantly heals the caster for X to X. 10 min cooldown) is also decent for both PvE and PvP.

Dwarves are probably the best race for a PvP Priest in the Alliance.

 

Horde Racial Abilities


Orc
- Axe Specialization: Skill with Axes and Two-Handed Axes increased by 5.
- Command: Damage dealt by Hunter and Warlock pets increased by 5%.
- Hardiness: Chance to resist Stun effects increased by an additional 25%.
- Blood Fury: Increases base melee attack power by 25% for 15 sec and reduces healing effects on you by 50% for 25 sec. (2-min cooldown)
Classes: Hunter, Rogue, Shaman, Warlock, Warrior
Orcs are the Horde's most well-rounded race and do well with most classes, but they are best as Warriors and (Enhancement) Shamans. They make for fantastic frontline fighters but are decent Hunters. Orc Rogues shine brightest only when Blood Fury is active.

Their weakest class is probably Warlock, which is best suited to Undead. Warlock pets often aren't used as active damage dealers in endgame PvE and are quickly dispatched in PvP, making Command less useful for the Orc Warlock. Its other racials also do not suit the class well.

 


Tauren
- Endurance: Total Health increased by 5%.
- Nature Resistance: Nature Resistance increased by 10.
- Cultivation: Herbalism skill increased by 15.
- War Stomp: Stuns up to 5 enemies within 8 yds for 2 sec. (2-min cooldown)
Classes: Druid, Hunter, Shaman, Warrior
Thanks to the extra health from Endurance and on-demand stun from War Stomp, Tauren also make for great frontline fighters and are great Warriors and Shamans, though Tauren Shamans have the smallest starting Mana pool of the races. This is also the only Horde race able to go Druid.

Though the extra health from Endurance is a boon, the utility of War Stomp in PvE and PvP situations cannot be understated. Though Tauren Shamans don't bring great stats to the table, the extra survivability provided by War Stomp (after which the Shaman can heal in brief safety) is hugely helpful in PvP situations. Tauren Warriors are the beefiest (get it?) by a long shot, however.

 


Undead
- Shadow Resistance: Shadow Resistance increased by 10.
- Underwater Breathing: Underwater breath lasts 300% longer than normal.
- Cannibalize: When activated, regenerates 7% of total health every 2 sec for 10 sec. Only works on Humanoid or Undead corpses within 7 yds. Any movement, action, or damage taken while Cannibalizing will cancel the effect.
- Will of the Forsaken: Provides immunity to Charm, Fear and Sleep while active. May also be used while already afflicted by Charm, Fear or Sleep. Lasts 5 sec. (2-min cooldown)
Classes: Mage, Priest, Rogue, Warlock, Warrior
Undead racials are fairly even and are useful to basically every class, so it's hard to say what class Undead are best made into. A PvP-oriented player would say any class since Will of the Forsaken is so strong. There is no doubt among the WoW community that Will of the Forsaken is the best PvP racial, though the Gnomes' Escape Artist and Dwarves' Fear Ward come a little close. Still, no other deals with PvP's most debilitating status effects in such a way.

You can't go wrong with an Undead anything.

Undead Priests learn Touch of Weakness (The next melee attack on the caster will cause X Shadow damage and reduce the damage caused by the attacker by X for 2 min.) and Devouring Plague (Afflicts the target with a disease that causes X Shadow damage over 24 sec. Damage cased by the Devouring Plague heals the caster. 3-min cooldown). Devouring Plague is a boon in both PvE and PvP, though Touch of Weakness isn't that different from Troll Priests' Hex of Weakness.

 


Troll
- Beast Slaying: Damage dealt versus Beasts increased by 5%.
- Bow Specialization: Skill with Bow weapons increased by 5.
- Regeneration: Health regeneration rate increased by 10%. 10% of total Health regeneration may continue during combat.
- Throwing Specialization: Skill with Throwing Weapons increased by 5.
- Berserking: Increases your casting and attack speed by 10% to 30%. At full health, the speed increase is 10% with a greater effect up to 30% if you are badly hurt when you activate Berserking. Lasts 10 sec. (3-min cooldown)
Classes: Hunter, Mage, Priest, Rogue, Shaman, Warrior
Trolls make for great Hunters and Mages, though they are also fairly well-rounded with the classes available to them. The only class they're less than stellar in is Priest, and that's due to Trolls' lackluster exclusive Priest skills. Regeneration and Berserking are useful no matter your Troll's class.

Troll Priests learn Hex of Weakness (Weakens the target enemy, reducing damage caused by 20 for 2 min.) and Shadowguard (The caster is surrounded by shadows. When a spell, melee or ranged attack hits the caster, the attacker will be struck for 116 Shadow damage. Attackers can only be damaged once every few seconds. This damage causes no threat. 3 charges. Lasts 10 min.).

Neither one of the Troll Priest racials is particularly powerful, with Shadowguard just being a clone of Shaman's Lightning Shield. Hex of Weakness's biggest draw being it weakens the target for a whole two minutes  that's quite a bit, unless it gets dispelled, which it will in PvP at later levels.

 

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Vanilla World of Warcraft was probably the best time in my gaming life and I played it like it was my job (not so easy to make money gaming back then), but I'm sure my opinions as stated above are different from those of other players.

Check out our other WoW Classic guides, of which there are presently few.. but will soon be many! For now we have a WoWC weapon trainer locations guide and a brief guide on where to find Mankrik's wife because, well.. you and I both know people are going to be asking.

Have fun in Azeroth, and I hope to see a few of you out there in STV and AV!

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WoW Classic Weapon Trainers and Class Weapon Skills Guide https://www.gameskinny.com/tzxjs/wow-classic-weapon-trainers-and-class-weapon-skills-guide https://www.gameskinny.com/tzxjs/wow-classic-weapon-trainers-and-class-weapon-skills-guide Mon, 26 Aug 2019 10:40:13 -0400 Ashley Shankle

Having to train your characters in weapons they don't innately know how to wield in World of Warcraft Classic can be a bit of a weird concept to anyone who only started WoW during or after Cataclysm. Weapon training is a thing, though, and you've got to get used to it in WoW Classic.

Weapon trainers and the weapon skill system were removed in Cataclysm, but both are back in full force in WoW Classic. With this system, players will have to travel to weapon trainers to learn to use weapon types their class cannot use by default.

Additionally, to learn how to use a new weapon type effectively, you'll have to whack on mobs to increase your proficiency with it.

It's recommended you try to get your proficiency up in weapons you intend to use at endgame earlier rather than later, as the most effective way to level up your weapon skills is to just auto-attack enemies. It takes a heck of a long time to get to ~300 in a weapon skill if you start with a new weapon type late.

Before we get into the locations of each weapon trainer in WoW Classic, let's go over which weapons each class can learn proficiency in, provided they visit the appropriate weapon trainers.

A Couple of Things to Note:
  • Some races start with different weapons in certain classes than others
  • Shamans learn to use two-handed axes and maces via the third-tier Two-handed Axes and Maces talent
  • Priests, Mages, and Warlocks are able to use wands without training, and they can use wand attacks via the Shoot ability in their skill book
Class Usable Weapons
Druid Daggers
Staves
One-handed Maces
Two-handed Maces
Fist Weapons
Polearms
Hunter Bows
Guns
Daggers
One-handed Axes
Two-handed Axes
One-handed Swords
Two-handed swords
Staves
Crossbows
Thrown Weapons
Fist Weapons
Polearms
Mage Staves
Daggers
One-handed Swords
Paladin One-handed Maces
Two-handed Maces
One-handed Axes
Two-handed Axes
One-handed Swords
Two-handed Swords
Priest One-handed Maces
Staves
Daggers
Rogue Daggers
Thrown Weapons
Bows
Crossbows
Guns
One-handed Maces
One-handed Swords
Fist Weapons
Shaman One-handed Maces
Two-handed Maces
One-handed Axes
Two-handed Axes
Staves
Warlock Daggers
Staves
One-handed Swords
Warriors [Everything but wands]

 

Weapon Trainer Locations By City

Training in a new weapon costs a mere 10 silver and can be done at Level One for any class; however, to learn to use polearms you must be Level 20 and have one gold to spare.

Alliance Weapon Trainer Locations
Ironforge
Trainer:
Bixi Wobblebonk
(Gnome)
Daggers
Crossbows
Thrown Weapons
 Trainer:
Buliwyf Stonehand
(Dwarf)
One-handed Axes
Two-handed Axes
One-handed Maces
Two-handed Maces
Fist Weapons
Guns

Both trainers are found in the same building.

 

Darnassus
Trainer:
Ilyenia Moonfire
(Night Elf)
Daggers
Staves
Bows
Fist Weapons
Thrown Weapons
 

 

Stormwind
Trainer:
Woo Ping
(Human)
Daggers
Crossbows
One-handed Swords
Two-handed Swords
Staves
Polearms
 

 

Horde Weapon Trainers

Orgrimmar
Trainer:
Sayoc
(Orc)
Daggers
Bows
One-handed Axes
Two-handed Axes
Staves
Fist Weapons
Thrown Weapons
Trainer:
Hanashi
(Troll)
Bows
One-handed Axes
Two-handed Axes
Staves
Thrown Weapons
 
Both trainers are found in the same building.

 

Undercity
Trainer:
Archibald
(Undead)
Daggers
One-handed Swords
Two-handed Swords
Crossbows
Polearms
 

 

Thunderbluff
Trainer:
Ansekhwa
(Tauren)
One-handed Maces
Two-handed Maces
Staves
Guns
 

 

The weapon skill system is just one of many differences between WoW Classic and modern retail.

I hope you're ready to swing at enemies and miss hundreds of times trying to get your weapon skills up  I know I am! Enjoy your time in classic Azeroth, and experience the game that made myself and countless others quit their jobs and drop out of college all those years ago.

If you enjoyed this guide or are still sort of stuck on which race + class combination to go with, take the time to check out my WoW Classic racial abilities guide or even my RFC quest locations and WC quest locations guides.

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