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  • World of Warcraft
  • 81,448 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 6.1.0
  • 11,925,633 Total Downloads
  • Updated 04/25/2015
  • Created 04/05/2008
  • 10,307 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: Ackis All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: 3.0.19
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About Ackis Recipe List

What it does

Ackis Recipe List is an AddOn which will scan your trade skills and provide information on how to obtain recipes.

French (frFR) - Ackis Recipe List est un addon qui analyse vos métiers et fournit des informations sur la façon d'obtenir les recettes manquantes.

German (deDE) - Ackis Recipelist ist ein AddOn, das deine Berufe durchsucht und dir mitteilt, wo du fehlende Rezepte bekommst.

Korean (koKR) - Ackis Recipe List|1은;는; 당신의 전문 기술들을 훑어서 제조법들을 얻는 방법에 대한 정보를 제공할 애드온입니다. 룬 벼리기를 포함하여 모든 전문 기술들에 작용합니다.

Spanish (esES) - Ackis Recipe List es un addon que escanea tus habilidades comerciales y provee información de cómo obtener las recetas.

Simplified Chinese (zhCN) - 扫描并告知如何获取缺失配方的详细商业技能信息插件。

Traditional Chinese (zhTW) - 掃描並告知如何獲取缺失配方的詳細商業技能訊息插件。

Brazilian Portuguese (ptBR) - Ackis Recipe List é um addon que irá escanear suas profissões e lhe provirá informações de como obter receitas.

Latin America Spanish (esMX) - Ackis Recipe List es un addon que escanea tus habilidades comerciales y provee información de cómo obtener las recetas.

Italian (itIT) - Ackis Recipe List è un addon che scansiona le tue competenze nelle professioni e fornisce informazioni su come ottenere ricette.

Russian (ruRU) - Сканирует ваши профессии и составляет список отсутствующих рецептов. Также отображает информацию о способах их приобретения.

Profession AddOns

Due to the increasing data size and memory usage with each WoW expansion, the professions have been split into their own AddOns; you need only download the ones you'll be using. Each installed and enabled profession AddOn will load whenever it's first accessed by the ARL core.

You can either download the Ackis Recipe List Addon Pack which has Ackis Recipe List's core and all profession AddOns, or install the profession AddOns separately:

Note that Ackis Recipe List will not work without the AddOn for the profession you are trying to scan. If you attempt to scan a profession that is not installed, you will be informed.


If you wish to donate, please donate via Plegie.

Where to get it

Do this first

Read the documentation located at these locations:

How to get it to work

You open up a trade skill window (ie: Enchanting) and click on the Scan button which is attached to the trade skill window. Results will be printed out to the chat frame, or into a separate window depending on preference.

Command Line

Ackis Recipe List has a GUI to change parameters. Type /arl to open up the GUI. Acceptable commands include:

  • Opens up the about panel, listing information about the mod:
    /arl about
    • Opens up the sorting options:
      /arl sort
      /arl sorting
    • Scan a profession:
      /arl scan profession
    • Opens up in-game documentation regarding ARL:
      /arl documentation
    • Opens up display options:
      /arl display
    • Opens up profile options:
      /arl profile
    • Prints out a list of all the profession tradeskill links:
      /arl tradelinks


Ackis Recipe List will behave differently depending on which modifying keys you use to click.

Scan Button

This is the functionality that occurs when you are clicking the scan button.

  • Normal Click
    • Performs a scan of the current tradeskill displaying recipes in a new window.
  • Shift Click
    • Generates a text dumping of the current tradeskill in a format (CSV, XML, BBC) specified by the user.
  • Alt Click
    • Removes all waypoints on the World Map and Mini-map generated by ARL.
  • Ctrl Click
    • Provides development code for use when updating trainers, vendors, etc in the recipe database.


This is the functionality that occurs when you click on a recipe.

  • Normal Click
    • Expands or contracts the recipe acquire information.
  • Shift Click
    • Generates an item link of the item that the recipe will make into your default chat box.
  • Ctrl Click
    • Generates a spell link for the recipe you clicked.
  • Alt Click
    • Adds or removes a recipe from the exclusion list.
  • Ctrl-Shift Click
    • Adds the specific recipe acquire methods to the World Map and Mini-map.

Contacting the Authors

Please use the bug reporting feature to submit bug reports. Do not contact us via Curse PM. Do not submit bug reports in comments.


Feel free to join us on irc at [[irc://|Freenode]] in the channel #arl

Freenode Webchat

Freenode has come up with their alternative to Mibbit. Webchat

Known Issues

  • When gaining a reputation level recipes for that faction will still appear in red when doing a scan.
  • Recipe acquire information is slightly inaccurate. We are updating recipes daily as information is identified. If you find something inaccurate or wrong, submit a ticket here and we will get it updated.

Feature Requests/Bug Reporting

Read the Bug Reporting and Feature Requesting information before submitted a bug report or feature request. Posting reports in the comments is not the place to do so. Ackis had to turn off the comments at because of constant bug reports and feature requests. Comments are for questions on how to use the mod, or you can see the thread on WoW Ace. Please follow these small little instructions to make our lives easier. The easier you make development for Ackis Recipe List, the more time we will have to develop other addons.

Bug Reports

Please use the WoW Ace tracker to file bug reports. Posting bugs in the comments is not the place to do it.

Feature Request

Please use the WoW Ace tracker to add suggestions and feature requests. Not all suggestions will be accepted: there are many people who use this addon, each with separate views. We will, however, try to make it as user friendly as possible...but when a decision is made please accept it.


Ackis Recipe List strives to integrate with existing trade skill mods out there. If you have a request for integration, please submit a feature request at WoW Ace. We make no promises to implement the feature at all. There is a limited API documented to interface with the ARL database. If you are a developer and would like more functions, please contact us on IRC. Currently, the mod works with:

If your mod should be on this list, please submit a ticket.

Detailed Documentation


  • Ideas for the mod came from FGTradeLacker (original mod no longer updated, however someone has taken over updating the recipes for it).
  • Ace community for listening to my questions on the IRC channel and helping me out, and fellow mod authors for developing such great add-ons.
  • Please see the X-Credits field for more Acknowledgments. Any code snippets borrowed or inspired from are credited in the code files. The main display also lists all people who are in X-Credits.
  • Everyone who has helped me with localizations.



tag 3.0.19
James D. Callahan III <>
2015-04-25 23:13:48 -0500


James D. Callahan III:
    - Don't remove class flags from recipes if the scanner doesn't find a class in the tooltip; this is no longer reliable, and it's warned about in the output so action can be taken if necessary.
    - Cleanup I'd been meaning to do for awhile now; converted a YUGE if/elseif chain into a table lookup.


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  • #407
    The blizzard list counts them wrong... it counts campfire as one for example, when it's not.
  • #400
    ohh i see inscription is not there at all :(
  • #415
    It's there now :D
  • #399
    glyph of Rending 57163 is missing from the database
  • #398
    will inscription ever be added to this? please do i miss not having this mod, thank you
  • #406
    Yes, tonight from what I've been told. Sorry about the delay. :(
  • #396
    With my enchanting toon, I'm still seeing enchants in the list that I know that my toon knows even when I set the filters to only show me unknown recipes.

    Examples: I have [Enchant Ring - Healing Power] but a scan with filter "UNKNOWN" checked shows it in the list of unknowns even when cycling the known/unknown checkboxes and hitting apply.

    Same thing with [Void Shatter], [Enchant Chest - Defense], [Enchant Ring - Stats], [Enchant Cloak - Steelweave], [Enchant Boots - Boar's speed], etc.

    I tried removing ARL, and deleting the ARL LUA files from WTF. I'm running v.Beta8 1024
  • #397
    Strange... I think I have some more relevant info... When I was setting the filter, I was using the filter options on the ARL frame. I tried using /arl and setting my options there and I'm now seeing what I expected: it's showing me the enchants that I DON'T have, and not showing any that I do.

    So, I've got a workaround, but it appears that there maybe an issue with the filters not working right from the ARL GUI even if the settings DO work right from the /arl config menu.

    Hope that helps.
  • #405
    Hmmm ok... so the settings in /arl work but in the gui they aren't?

    I haven't run into this myself... in the GUI you need to hit the apply button for it to update btw.

    Try that, and let me know please. Submit a ticket if it's still broken.
  • #395
    To the Author: Do you need a list of inscriptions? All major glyphs are trained, minors are found and between a friend and I, we have almost all of them, even 10 different Death Knight ones.
  • #404
    I'll have inscription implemented tonight I believe. :D
  • #390
    I've downloaded the latest beta at but every time i click the scan skill button i get an error. This happens with every skill, most recently was with cooking.

    Date: 2008-11-07 22:36:15
    ID: 54
    Error occured in: Global
    Count: 1
    Message: ..\AddOns\AckisRecipeList\ARLFrame.lua line 1834:
    attempt to call upvalue 'CraftIsPetTraining' (a nil value)
    [C]: ?
    AckisRecipeList\ARLFrame.lua:1834: CreateFrame()
    AckisRecipeList\AckisRecipeList.lua:2668: AckisRecipeList_Command()
    AckisRecipeList\ARLFrame.lua:910: ToggleFrame()
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  • #391
    THat means you're still using the old 0.9732 version...
  • #394
    :) awesome addon
  • #403
    I'm guessing you got it from

    That no longer is updated. :) is where you can the latest.
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