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Archy - Archaeology Assistant

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  • Supports: 6.2.2
  • 8,691,416 Total Downloads
  • Updated 09/22/2015
  • Created 10/16/2010
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About Archy - Archaeology Assistant

Archy is an assistant for Archaeologists that want information at their finger tips.


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  • Localized for English, French, German, Russian, Spanish, and Traditional Chinese users
  • On-screen customizable and movable list for the dig sites on the continent you are current on
  • On-screen customizable and movable list of the artifacts you are researching that can be filtered to display only the races for the continent you are on
  • Racial fragment types are shown for each of the dig sites
  • Solve artifacts with (left click) or without (right click) keystones by clicking on the racial crest icon in the on-screen artifacts list or bind a key for a one stop solve shop
  • TomTom support to help you navigate between dig sites
  • Able to display dig sites on the minimap (closest only or all dig sites)
  • Able to display dig site boundaries on the battlefield mini map
  • Blacklist dig sites in the on-screen digsite list by right clicking on the dig site name. Perfect for when you have a bugged node or a dig site that is in a zone that you dislike.
  • Blacklist races so they do not appear in your artifacts on-screen list and won't be used when the artifact solve keybind is pressed
  • Sound triggers for when you have enough fragments and/or keystones to solve an artifact
  • A dig recorder to see where at a dig site you have successful dug
  • LDB Tooltip showing missing rare artifacts per race and overall archaeology progress
  • many more features

Minimap Button Frame and other similar addons

All Minimap based frames (such as nodes, dig sites and dig site boundaries) have been prefixed now with ArchyMinimap To stop these addons from taking these frames from the minimap, add the following item to their protected items list: ArchyMinimap

Mini-Guide to Fewer Digs

James D. Callahan III <>
2015-09-22 23:29:55 -0500


James D. Callahan III:
    - Update coordinates for Steps of Fate Digsite.


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  • #211
    With the latest edition (and a couple before that I believe) I am no longer able to add keystones to my projects, I right click and it does nothing still sits at 0/35 for a troll one and doesnt add the keystone I have (which can be added)
  • #212
    same problem
  • #206
    1.6.3 works but there is a large black plain box looks like my UI in the middle of my screen, unmoveable and goes away when I turn off Archy in addon screen. Basically blocks view of character as its at center point of the screen, had to revert to 1.6.2
  • #207
    edit: 1.6.2 seems to have the issue as well, back to 1.6.1
  • #208
    If you are using TukUI, press Shift+M and see if that solves the box in the middle of the screen problem.
  • #210
    lol its like your can read my screen and see what UI I use... Okay ill try that.
  • #221
    I was having the same problem (also a TukUI fan) and what I did was disabled Archy, activated and unlocked the battleground map, then reactivated Archy. Once I did that I could move the battleground map and turn it on and off again like normal.
  • #200
    With the new update, little dig shovels have appeared in my Addon button frame holder. I actually think its the ones that are supposed to go on the map(confirmed)...

    I use SexyMap and Minimap button Frame for the two. I had to go in and put Archy as an exception to gather for it to stop. However now, the digsites are back on the Map, but the main button is too. Anyway around this?


  • #205
    Add ArchyBlob and ArchyMinimapPOI as protected items in Minimap Button Frame
  • #198
    Thansk for addon. Since 1.63 the minimap and LDB buttons won't click for me.
  • #197
    Nice update! I have a mobile minimap (not the usual spot) so I just wanted to point out that the dig site boundaries will show up outside the actual minimap like the image below. Not a problem for me though.
  • #209
    This is noted on the addon description.
  • #194
    Since the recent patch, the minimap markers for node spawns have ceased appearing. They do not generate when I find new nodes, and the old ones do not show up, either as crosses or "light blue dots".

    Is there any possible explanation? Do I need to delete my cache or something?
  • #199
    Its probably turned off. Go into your options and check. Mine was.


  • #193
    After updating today, TomTom doesn't seem to point out the closest dig site anymore?
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