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  • World of Warcraft
  • 1,548 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 6.2.0
  • 379,835 Total Downloads
  • Updated 06/25/2015
  • Created 09/20/2006
  • 4,112 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: v2.9.32
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About MonkeyQuest

Note: For easy configuration, download MonkeyBuddy!

About MonkeyQuest:

The MonkeyQuest AddOn for World of WarCraft displays quests and their objectives in a nice drag able frame in a very customizable way.


  • Mousing over quests shows the overview in a tooltip.
  • Option to display the quest overview if there's no objectives.
  • Clicking on quests brings up the real quest log with that quest selected.
  • Displays the quest level in the quest title.
  • Elite quests display a ' ' in the level of the quest.
  • Completed quests show a '(Completed)' in the quest title.
  • Quest area headers are displayed.
  • Clicking on a quest area header collapses or expands it.
  • Check boxes next to quests allow hiding/showing of that quest.
  • Check box to toggle displaying collapsed quest area headers and hidden quests.
  • Close and minimize buttons.
  • Quest objective coloring.
  • Quest objective coloring for special 'friendly/hostile' type objectives.
  • Special quest objective coloring for 'find an area' type objectives.
  • Nice font for increased readability.
  • No additional buttons or options are displayed in the real quest log.
  • Option to always hide quest area headers.
  • New slash command for hiding the border.
  • Key bindings for toggle hidden, minimize, and close.
  • Slash command to change the expand direction, up or down (thanks Diungo)
  • Shift-left clicking on quests to add the quest name to the chat edit box if it's open.
  • Shift-right clicking on quests to add your current quest objective data to the chat edit box if it's open.
  • Option to display the number of free quest slots.
  • Lockable frame.
  • Option to display quest titles colored by difficulty. (thanks Pkp)
  • Option to hide completed quests.
  • Option to hide completed objectives.
  • Ctrl-Left clicking on quests to share that quest with party members.
  • Ctrl-Right clicking on quests to abandon that quest, after a confirmation dialog box.
  • Integration with MonkeyBuddy for configuration.
  • Font size setting.
  • Option to turn off right-click to open MonkeyBuddy.
  • Option to hide the title buttons.
  • Quest Items now show up in tooltips. Mousing over targets you need for quests will show 'Quest Item XX/YY' in the tooltip. Same for items you need for quests.

    (** Currently doesn't update if MonkeyQuest is closed or minimized **)

  • Dungeon quests display a 'd' in the level of the quest.
  • Raid quests display an 'r' in the level of the quest.
  • Party members show up in the quest overview tooltip. If they have that quest they'll be displayed in the 100% objective color.
  • If the current sub-zone name appears in the quest overview, the quest will highlight.

Slash Commands:

See included ReadMe.txt for slash commands or use MonkeyBuddy to configure your MonkeyQuest.


  • Updated TOC for Patch 6.2
  • Fixed work complete sounds


  • Updated TOC for Patch 6.1


  • Added option to disable quest items (still tainted)
  • Added option to toggle right click behavior
  • Fixed regex for non english objective descriptions


  • Changed options to global, only questlist per character
  • Added support for all quest tags (legendary, scenario, etc)
  • Added quest items to the abandon quest dialog
  • Tweaked open to quest log without MQL installed
  • Fixed issue with toggling quests via right mouse click
  • More fixes for work complete and more work sounds


  • Fixed work complete and more work sounds
  • Haven't received a donation since over two years ;)
  • If you like MQ, please consider supporting me!


  • Fixed open to quest log without MQL installed


  • Updated some vars from global to local
  • Fixed mouse over bag tooltip issue
  • Fixed WatchFrameItemButtonTemplate


  • Updated TOC for Patch 6.0
  • Added daily/weekly icon in tooltip
  • Fixed checkbox states (true/false)
  • Fixed GetQuestLogTitle API issues
  • Fixed regex for quest objectives
  • Fixed default objective color


  • Fixed getCVar("realmname")


  • Updated TOC for Patch 5.4


  • Updated TOC for Patch 5.3
  • Removed redundant mob tooltip text


  • Updated TOC for Patch 5.1


  • Fixed quest sharing functions


  • Updated TOC for Patch 5.0
  • Fixed party number API


  • Fixed API call errors (MoP)
  • Fixed FrameXML font issue
  • Added some nil checks
  • Removed BhaldieInfoBar (outdated)


  • Fixed FPS dropdown issue (you heard right)
  • Haven't received a donation since over a year ;)
  • If you like MQ, please consider supporting me!


  • Updated TOC for Patch 4.3


  • Updated TOC for Patch 4.2


  • Updated TOC for Patch 4.1


  • Added experience amount to MonkeyQuestLog
  • Added quest visibility toggle via right click


  • Fixed (hopefully) last nil errors with those bugged quests


  • Fixed multiple nil errors with quests without header
  • (Some instance quests after Patch 4.0.1)


  • Updated TOC for Patch 4.0
  • Changed "getglobal()" calls to _G[] calls
  • Fixed rare nil error with strLeaderBoardText
  • Included remaining this,event,arg# fixes


  • Fixed this,event,arg# to prevent issues with future patches
  • This also makes MonkeyQuest work in Cataclysm!


  • Fixed insertion of quest links into the edit box
  • (Insertion broke with the latest Client Patch 3.3.5)
  • Fixed nil error which sometimes popped up after login
  • Fixed default color (light blue) for "Finished Objectives"
  • Hide title buttons option now works in Blizzard Style


  • Updated TOC for Patch 3.3
  • Added clickable buttons for activate-able quest items
  • Added some options to be able to look like blizzard tracker
  • Check-boxes only show if you check show hidden
  • (Thanks to Wraithstrike for his help!)


  • Fixed stacked work complete sound after login
  • Fixed lua error after abandoning last quest
  • Clicking show hidden in MQ now updates MB setting
  • Supports new slider value display in MB


  • Fixed GetQuestLogTitle issue with suggestedGroup
  • Added Support for new Zone Highlight Alpha option


  • Fixed OnClick lua error after clicking on a quest
  • (only happened with disabled MonkeyQuestLog)


  • Updated TOC for Patch 3.2
  • Fixed GetDifficultyColor lua errors
  • Fixed MonkeyLibary lua errors in debug mode


  • Updated TOC for Patch 3.1
  • Added new sound for partial quest completion


  • Fixed misaligned rewards in MonkeyQuestLog
  • Fixed self lua error in OnEnter event (MQL)
  • Updated MonkeyLibary to allow font shadows
  • Fixed detection of unavailable MonkeyBuddy
  • Some smaller enhancements here and there
  • Cleaned up and rearranged localization


  • Updated TOC for Patch 3.0
  • Fixed several lua errors


  • Updated TOC for Patch 2.4
  • Now interacts with Blizzard options
  • Added new Blizzard quest links
  • Added daily quest counter (requires MonkeyBuddy)
  • ESC key now closes MonkeyQuestLog
  • Fixed work complete sound spam
  • Fixed highlighted zone alpha
  • Fixed refresh after font change
  • Adjusted default settings


  • Added optional work complete sound (default on)
  • Added a color for finished objectives


  • Fixed misalignment issue


  • Updated TOC for Patch 2.3
  • Fixed annoying free space issue
  • Added daily tag to pvp, heroic & dungeon quests


  • Fixed itemtooltip info in own bagslots
  • Added simple daily tag and heroic tag


  • Added suggested group number


  • Updated TOC for Patch 2.2
  • Added quick fix to prevent itemtooltip error


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  • #1149

    is there a way to select a mission so that thos of use that use dugi questing guide can select which mission our arrow points to?

  • #1148

    Can you tell me how to install once downloaded to my computer please.

  • #1146

    So far I mostly like this add-on, but there is this one thing that is annoying me right now. I can not click the quest item icons on it to use them. I always have to go to my bag or use it in the defualt side bar.  Is there a way you make it so you can use it or am I missing an option to enable it?

    Last edited by Amila on 7/10/2015 2:20:27 AM
  • #1147
    Quote from Amila »

    So far I mostly like this add-on, but there is this one thing that is annoying me right now. I can not click the quest item icons on it to use them. I always have to go to my bag or use it in the defualt side bar.  Is there a way you make it so you can use it or am I missing an option to enable it?

    I am having the same issue. I love this! But uninstalled due to having to redirect to find a quest location on the map through basic wow quest log or the map. Please fix if possible! 

  • #1143

    Edit MonkeyQuest.lua and search for the "PlaySoundFile" reference (4 in total) and change the "wav" file extension into "ogg".

    Peon and Peasant sounds are back :)

    Last edited by Warizan on 6/19/2015 12:38:50 AM
  • #1144

    Thanks, will be fixed in the 6.2 release next week!

    Last edited by Jim-Bim on 6/19/2015 6:22:40 AM
  • #1145

    You're welcome Jim-Bim, looking forward to see your next release for the 6.2 patch!

  • #1141

    Where's my "work complete" sound? :D

  • #1142

    I'm wondering about that too

  • #1140

    So, I downloaded this, but I disabled it for a bit, but now the default blizz quest log and Ui are gon, and I can't reenable the default blizz quest tracker, anyone know how to get blizz default quest tracker back?


    I disabled it because theres no "click here to complete" window, I have to open my quest log to do so, unless I'm missing something..

    Last edited by ShiroHikari on 3/7/2015 10:13:42 AM
  • #1139

    When  clicking on any of the headings in the quest frame, the game lages for about 1 second.  Something is definitely wrong but I'm not seeing any errors, just really bad lag since installing this.  Let me know if there's anything else I can provide to help troubleshoot this.  I do have Dugi's quest addon installed as well, however before I didn't have any lag, but with MQ it is extremely noticeable.

  • #1138

    MonkeyQuest creates lag when in combat with several mobs

  • #1136


    I dont know if its been reported yet, but the MQ doesnt show the progress bar of the daily garrison quests. Would be nice to have this imlemented.

  • #1135

    Thank you for this great addon.

    I have a suggestion for a future update.

    Is it possible that you can see the progress of a group member in the quest list? For example. Player A killed 5/10 fly. Next to or down there then shows player B 3/10 Flying killed.

    Sorry for my English. But I hope you understand what I mean.


  • #1133

    Just uploaded a new version, but haven't figured out a simple way to make quest items workable like they used to. They do work if they use SecureButtonTemplate, but it totally breaks MonkeyQuests ability to update the MonkeyQuest frame during combat.

    One solution might be an independent frame (where the items are not part of the default frame), but that would feel like a standalone addon, so you could just use another addon.

    Another solution might be to auto track only quests with useable quest items, so you can use the buttons in the objective tracker from Blizzard.

    What do you think? Other ideas are always welcome!

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