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  • Supports: 6.2.3
  • 8,951,736 Total Downloads
  • Updated 11/28/2015
  • Created 10/16/2010
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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 <>
2015-11-28 13:06:05 -0600

Update to fix Korean translations.


No changelog


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  • #731
    The author of Archy was, at last contact with the community, affected by the floods in Queensland, as has been said in these comments several times. Don't hold your breath waiting for Archy to rise to the top of his priority list again.
  • #730
    As stated further down, the original author lives in Queensland, Australia which is suffering from natural disasters.
    So we just have to wait, and if others are able to dedicate their time to fixing it all well and good, but otherwise we should just wish all those in australia the best of luck and hope to hear something from the original author at some point in the future when they are in a better positon to worry about this.
  • #727
    Here's a bug fix. Solved my problem of nothing showing up.
  • #741
    THANK YOU! This worked like a charm.
  • #723
    how can i fix archy?

    Skilling archology sucks without this nice addon
  • #721
    Just wanted to say i'm still using 1.6, because from the sounds of it 1.7 changed a few things to be less than desirable and was left in a beta state for now.

    I've updated to the latest Ace3 libraries, applied fixes for the API changes, corrected some old digsite entries, and added the new ones. So far everything looks and works fine.

    As some others have expressed a preferance to 1.6, i can put up a fixed 1.6 version if there's interest in it for the short term, but i don't wish to devote time to maintaining it beyond this one off wave of fixes.
  • #742
    Seeing as the policies unique to curse prevent me from uploading a fix (*sigh*), i'll just post the changes i made for those that want them.
  • #745
    Thank you, worked great.
  • #739
    Add me to the growing list
  • #728
    please, please, please and............yes, please :)
  • #726
    I would love this as well.
  • #724
    I too would very much like this :) I don't like the new interface at all, the plain text one was preferable. That and the errors that keep popping up made me disable Archy for now :(
  • #722
    You'd be my hero
  • #717
    For anyone wondering about a full update for the mod, it will be a little while.

    If you check over on, it is stated that the author lives in Queensland, Australlia, which has been going through some major natural disasters as of late, with both major floods and cyclones.

    There is a small bugfix patch over there, made by a community member. It solves some of the minor issues, but not all (partly the ones relating to the new, no-info digsites).
  • #716
    here you can see there is a callback error

    Date: 2011-02-09 21:17:25
    ID: 1
    Error occured in: Global
    Count: 1
    Message: ..\AddOns\Archy\Archy.lua line 1849:
    bad argument #1 to 'tonumber' (value expected)
    (tail call): ?
    [C]: tonumber()
    Archy\Archy.lua:3248: RefreshRacesDisplay()
    Archy\Archy.lua:2999: ?()
    [string "safecall Dispatcher[1]"]:4:
    [string "safecall Dispatcher[1]"]:4
    [C]: ?
    [string "safecall Dispatcher[1]"]:13: ?()
    ...Ons\Ace3\CallbackHandler-1.0\CallbackHandler-1.0.lua:92: Fire()
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