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Archy - Archaeology Assistant

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  • World of Warcraft
  • 136,339 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 6.2.2
  • 8,684,184 Total Downloads
  • Updated 09/22/2015
  • Created 10/16/2010
  • 4,670 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
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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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  • #156
    This will be fixed in 1.6.3
  • #201
    1.6.3 is working great! Thanks for the quick updates. I'm loving it.
  • #150
    I have just submitted 1.6.1 which should resolve most, if not all, problems.

    If the artifacts list doesn't update after receiving fragments on an non-english client, could you please email me so I try to resolve the problem.

  • #151
    Just depends on when the admins get around to approving the file which could take hours.
  • #149
    I got 1.6 off of wowinterface but it had a ton of LUA errors as others report. So I deleted my saved variables for archy, deleted the addon and installed a new 1.6. No more errors, but fragments are no longer x'ing on the minimap either
  • #148
    How are you guys installing 1.6 when all it shows for me on the page is 1.5.3 ?
  • #147
    Installed 1.6 TomTom integration still not operating as wanted. Arrow pops on login, and with 1.6 even when changing zone using teleport.
  • #146
    1.6 installed. On selecting 'Show Dig Site Boundaries on minimap' when I fly over a site the red area comes right out of the minimap covering the screen, more so as I fly over. i.e. it is not constrained within the minimap.
  • #152
    I'm having the same issue. I had to uninstall and reinstall 1.5.3 until this can be resolved. Other than that, great work with this add-on. Cheers!
  • #144
    Is it just me but I can only see Version 1.5.3 ? Has version 1.6 been taken down?
  • #145
    Perhaps just the Curse uploader taking time. ver. 1.6 is available in the meantime on wowinterface until it is here.
  • #142
    The database found has about 2500 unique nodes in it currently. I did some changes and also I is prepared/working for 1.6 release of Archy. Go ahead and upload your savedvariables files and get this database updated.
  • #140
    If I blacklist a race, is it possible to remove it from blacklist later?
  • #141
    How does one blackist a race? I can't seem get anything other than nightelf sites and want some variety. Is this addon able to reroll available dig sites for those of us that get railroaded into an indiverse choice of sites, or is that something we should send in a ticket for?
  • #143
    Blacklisting a race is undoable on the same options screen as enabling it.
    Blacklisting a race only disregards it in terms of currently allocated fragments and prevents it from alerting you when you are able to complete a project. The purpose of this is for those who have created everything they care to see from that race.
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