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  • World of Warcraft
  • 439,714 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 6.1.0
  • 7,694,216 Total Downloads
  • Updated 03/22/2015
  • Created 10/16/2010
  • 4,489 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 <>
2015-03-22 03:30:08 -0500


James D. Callahan III:
    - Ensure the digsite's map icon always has a tooltip.
    - Cleanup.
    - Always update the minimap icons for the nearest site, instead of attempting to cache whether or not they've been shown/hidden. Fixes ticket #557
    - If Archaeology is unknown, return 0, 0 instead of nil for GetArchaeologyRank()
    - Make sure currentDigsite isn't nil in ARCHAEOLOGY_FIND_COMPLETE before trying to manipulate it. Should only happen when digging immediately after a UI reload, but I keep getting reports... fixes ticket #554.
    - Make sure ArtifactFrame isn't nil before checking whether or not it has a skillBar. Fixes ticket #558.
    - If a match has already been found for spellID, don't look for another value.
    - Added artifact template field "usesItemForProjectName" to fix the remainder of ticket #549.


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  • #781
    Can someone help a moron by telling him how to make the WoW Interface fix work?
  • #778
    Just got the beta update off WowInterface that was given to that guy by the mod's author. It seems PopupMessage was removed as a method for routing the addon's messages. Why was this changed? I like PopupMessage for certain addon messages compared to the other options.
  • #777
    So why is curse always behind the bug when wow interface is on top of it huh?
  • #779
    Because the Author is in Australia right where the huge floods are and no one else has rights to update here.
  • #773
    To fix the bug with the latest patch 4.0.6 WoW, go to download the latest bugfix.
  • #776
    Thank you!
  • #774
    i´ve just install the bugfix. these version works well but i´ve got still problems with the new zones (exp. tol´vir, unknwon artefakt and no tomtom support)
  • #775
    Archy is missing data for dig site Ausgrabungsstätte der Felder von Akhenet
    Archy is missing data for dig site Grabungsstätte bei Schnottz' Landeplatz
  • #780
    No one knows what that is. Please post it in some understandable/ usable format...
  • #783
    It's called another language, I'm guessing German.
  • #771
    Was awesome till it lasted. Is it discontinued already? Or in slack mode?
  • #772
    The original author lives in queensland australia which has recently been suffering from natural disasters, so I am sure something like this is a rather low priority.
    There has been on wowinterface an effort by others to maintain a bugfix edition, which if you have bothered to read down the comments would have been made pretty clear.
    Do not start accusing an author of laziness when you do not know the facts.
  • #770
    To all of those that got problems with missing display of digsites, artifacts, range indicator etc...

    I made a hard decision and deleted my saved variables files, so I lost all my settings and artifact nodes.
    But now everything is working perfectly :)
  • #769
    Using bugfix4 version, ruRu locale.
    I got an error if clicking Archy icon:

    Message: ..\AddOns\Archy\Archy.lua line 2417:
    'for' limit must be a number
    [C]: ?
    Archy\Archy.lua:4062: RefreshRacesDisplay()
    Archy\Archy.lua:2234: ConfigUpdated()
    Archy\Archy.lua:3431: OnClick()
  • #768
    i get no error messages, but since 4.0.6 the addon doesn't work at all (no display of digsites, current researches)
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