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WoW Classic Addons: Azeroth Auto Pilot

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Azeroth Auto Pilot is an interesting addon for speed leveling in WoW Classic and in this spotlight, we're taking a closer look what it does.

Azeroth Auto Pilot

Leveling in Classic will take a long time and some players will prefer to reach the cap as fast as possible and this addon is here to help with just that.

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Azeroth Auto Pilot shows creature spawns on the map.

Azeroth Auto Pilot will save your time, telling you where to go (arrow), what to do (quest objectives). On top of that, it will automatically take flight paths, talk to NPCs, auto-accept and turn in quests. Hotkeys or macros can be used for quest items.

You can adjust it to your liking by typing /aap in the chat or through Interface -> Addons.

The addon is still in development and at the time of writing, it supports the following:

Alliance Leveling

  • Nigh Elf: Level 1-20
  • Dwarf/Gnome: Level 1-20
  • Human: Level 1-20

Horde Leveling

  • Undead: Level 1-32
  • Tauren: Level 1-32
  • Orc/Troll: Level 1-32

Feel free to test it out in the next Stress Test or on Closed Beta and let us know how it went in the comments!

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Been using it so far and it is pretty sweet, still, one concern is that if everyone is using it, we'll all be funneled into the same areas, causing a horrible experience with spawn times. So beware of following the crowd :)

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On 6/23/2019 at 5:41 PM, tkioz said:

So much for wanting the classic experience.

Our aim with these spotlights is to highlight interesting Classic Addons. We realize they may ruin the "Classic experience" for someone, but at the end of the day, nobody's forcing you to use any addons and you can play the game however you want.

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Ultimately it comes down to what you want your classic experience to be:

1) Go in blind as if it was a new game just coming out, which it very well might be for most of the players?

Or..

2) Use all the knowledge and experience gained on these past 15 years to utterly annihilate classic, making it more of a speed running game than an exploration one.

Both options will have adepts, that's one of the great things with Classic, it can suit a ton of playstyles :) now obviously we at Icy Veins write guides, and as such, we are focused on giving you all the info possible, which will suit 2) way, way more than 1) players.

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15 hours ago, Seksi said:

2) Use all the knowledge and experience gained on these past 15 years to utterly annihilate classic, making it more of a speed running game than an exploration one

Part of the 15 years of experience is that the leveling race can be fatal.

I hope people learned from other's mistake.

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32 minutes ago, Odi said:

Part of the 15 years of experience is that the leveling race can be fatal.

I hope people learned from other's mistake.

True, always got to stay hydrated and rested ?

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Im glad this add on has been updated for classic! I remember spending a lot of time on wowhead getting coordinates to find the specific zone/camp/location to kill a specific mob.

 

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On 6/23/2019 at 3:34 AM, Stan said:

Alliance Leveling

  • Nigh Elf: Level 1-20
  • Dwarf/Gnome: Level 1-20
  • Human: Level 1-20

Horde Leveling

  • Undead: Level 1-32
  • Tauren: Level 1-32
  • Orc/Troll: Level 1-32

HoRdE BiAs ConFirMEd!!! 

Great addon!  continue the great work!

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23 hours ago, tkioz said:

So much for wanting the classic experience.

Well, for some classic might be more about simply doing pre-Cata content (rather than experiencing all of the old mechanics), which is no longer available in current WoW.

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Personally, I use aap for alt leveling. Currently, I’m using it on retail to speed level up my Nightbourn elf for the heritage gear. I’ve actually discovered some quest lines that I’ve not done on previous toons! Who knew? ? So it’s no disrespect for purist toons who want to roam the world for adventure blind. I get it and also plan to go vanilla without leveling guide with my first virgin Classic toon. It is all about the adventure! ?

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Will this addon help players speed-level professions.  Because if it does, that means those of us playing without the addon are going to be way at the end of the line in maxing their professions, which is going to impact our ability to sell leather, ore, bags, etc., and other items on the AH.  And that, in turn, will impact when we'll have enough money to purchase a mount, etc.

And even if the addon doesn't directly support leveling professions, there's an indirect impact in that now we'll see level 60s running all over the place in the different areas competing for the same leather, ore, etc., that the lower levels are trying to obtain.

I wish Blizzard would restrict addons for Classic WoW to those that were available back in 2004/5, and restrict this addon to the current version of WoW.

 

 

 

 

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Ugh.

So literally an addon that plays the game for you. For those players that want the "experience" of not doing the work that was Vanilla.

There's a difference between an addon and a down right cheat. 

For example, GTFO alerts you when you are standing in bad. It doesn't literally take your character and MOVE IT to a safer place.   Pet Journal Enhanced gives you more detailed info to help pick a better pet battle team - but it doesn't pick the best team for you and then perform the battle with the best spells.  Healbot lets you set up your spells so you can click a button to heal rather than move all over a toolbar, thus saving time - but it doesn't click itself. 

The bad-terrible-horrible thing about this "addon"  is that it will affect the experience of purists who are playing classic for the CLASSIC experience. It takes away the level playing field that is a major draw for a lot of people who want to really experience or re-live what Vanilla was like.

???

 

 

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