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Archy - Archaeology Assistant

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  • World of Warcraft
  • 112,775 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 6.2.0
  • 8,328,578 Total Downloads
  • Updated 07/14/2015
  • Created 10/16/2010
  • 4,607 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 <>
2015-07-14 00:42:01 -0500

Localization updates.


No changelog


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  • #1969

    Everytime I log into game I get this error posted twice to my chatlog:

    Archy: Archy is missing data for dig site Tombs of the Precursors Digsite (key: 1:0.523063:0.924376)

    Is there a way for me to fix this or is this an Archy issue?

    Last edited by skankyjanky on 3/16/2015 1:32:35 PM
  • #1970

    Fixed in

  • #1968

    Since I think 6.1 the colored dots that mark previously digged fragments are not shown on the minimap when I start digging any fresh dig site even though I am quite sure I have most of them in my Archy config file already. Somehow the dots usually reappear after one or two digs which indicates Archy still has them stored somewhere, but when I go to the next dig site the problem happens again.

    I suspect the problem might be solved by deleting the configuration file but I don't really want to lose my settings.

  • #1971

    Could you create a ticket here ( so I don't forget?

  • #1967

    Since last upgrade Framoption / Size restes when I log in next time.
    Both Artifacts and Dig Sites.

  • #1973

    I'm having this problem as well.  I will log in and turn Archy on and those frames reset to default or something.  I will then go into Archy options and check something like "Lock Archy" and it goes back to my settings.  It will hold the settings as long as I keep Archy open even when I switch characters.  But if I close Archy, switch to another character, and turn it back on, the settings are lost again and I have to go back into Archy settings again and do the check thing again.

  • #1965

    Hey, great addon.

    If its possible, I'd very much like to see in the Project Overview screen the list of Pristine artifacts still missing.

  • #1962

    Not sure if its Archy's fault or not, but I recall there being a bar that shows how many digs i have left in the current dig-site area. This bar has gone from my screen after 6.1 - Is that an issue caused by Blizzard or Archy?

  • #1963

    This has been rolled into the Digsites window: Shows 2/6 or 0/9 etc. May add a config option for this later if there's enough demand for it. I removed it due to complaints.

  • #1964

    I was just used to it being there in the UI. But now when you say it, I actually noticed it in the Archy box, so all is fine :}

  • #1958

    Same issue as other people have listed, solve button isn't working with keystones

  • #1960

    Fixed in

  • #1956

    I would like to request an addition to this addon. If it would be possible to setup a optional window that can display which artifacts for each race have been discovered or not discovered I would like that very much. Thank you.

  • #1966


  • #1955

    Something happened with the latest ~2 versions (stopped digging for 1-2 weeks, but curse client keeps it updated) and the Solve button doesn't work for me. It still shows that I can solve the project, but when I click nothing happens.

    Disabled all my addons, downloaded Archy manually, clean install, after I set my custom settings (nothing extra: graphical style with black background), Solve button stops working. 

    Last edited by Zaphyre on 3/6/2015 9:49:14 AM
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