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WoW Classic Hotfixes: July 8th

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We have a big change to the anti-botting measures put in place for instance farming, as the limit of 30 instances per day has been moved to a per-character basis instead of a per-realm one! It should be as effective against bots, but much less so to real players.

Blizzard LogoJuly 8 (source)

WoW Classic

  • Time-based instance limits are now enforced per-character.
    • Developers’ notes: The newer limit of 30 instances in a 24-hour period is an extension of the 5 instances per hour limit, which was tracked per-realm since it was first implemented in 2005. The intention behind both of these restrictions is to reduce the profits for new bots when they first come online and haven’t been removed yet. We’ve concluded that a per-character limit will be just as effective, while being less restrictive to legitimate players who have multiple characters on the same realm.


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