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  • World of Warcraft
  • 881 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 6.0.3
  • 372,426 Total Downloads
  • Updated 11/12/2014
  • Created 09/20/2006
  • 4,114 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: v2.9.30
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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.


  • 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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  • #244

    Sounds like something's in front of MonkeyQuest, either something blizzard, or some other mod.

    As for the '+' symbol for elite quests and a 'd' for dungeon quests. Well, that's broken in other languages until I get a translation for 'Dungeon'

  • #243

    Making the tooltip update when MonkeyQuest is closed is on my list.

  • #242

    Are you going to make it so that the tooltip can be updated without the monkeyquest window being opened? (the tooltip with a creature mouseover is the one I am talking about)

  • #241

    Ok, I got it. Well, another problem cames up with the new patch for WoW that was released in Europe today. It looks like something is going to overlay monkeyquest and so its impossible to click on headers or get tooltips. ANother interessting thing is the fact that MQ do not any + symbol next to the levels of an Elite quest (In Germany they now call it Dungeon instead of Elite). Any suggestion?

  • #240

    Ah. That would certainly explain it. The things I was looking at were Quest Items. Thanks for the reply!

  • #239

    I know what you mean. Unfortunately I don't think I'll add that option simply because there are so many options and conditions for showing and hidding stuff that it's already confusing enough.

  • #238

    I think the option is probably working for you. The problem is it doesn't actually do show anything until you mouse over a Quest Target you need to kill or if you mouse over an item in your bag that you need for a quest but it isn't a "Quest Item." When those conditions are met it should look like the new screens I put up here.

  • #237

    This command didn't do anything for me. It's not a huge deal, but I thought it would be cool to see. I prefer to not have to look everywhere for information. Could other addins be preventing this? I am using Gypsy and Movable Bags. Some other's but nothing that I would think could interfere with this. Any ideas?

  • #236

    First of all: You rock! MonkeyQuest rocks!

    Enough said. Ok, here the little suggestion: YOu should make an Option, that allows the areas even when hidding hiden items. YOu got what I mean. For example: I have several quests in Ashenvale, Dun Morogh, Daunassus and Gnomeregan and I want only the Ashenvale quests shown, I select that area and rest is only area headers. Well, problem here is: When I activate hiding the other area headers are hidden too and thats something I don?'t want to. SO I have to run across the map with hidden stuff shown on.

    I hope you got what I mean, my English is not that perfect.

    Greets from Germany.

  • #235

    Thanks for the bug report, I would have missed that one for sure.

    It turns out that's not easy to fix since hidden frames don't get events... I'll try and work something out with an invisible frame.

  • #234

    Tooltips do not update if MonkeyQuest is "closed". I close/open MoneyQuest because I prefer it to be hidden away completely unlike minimize. Is there any chance the tooltip displays could continue to update like this?

  • #233

    You can use this page here on curse to look for the latest (and sometimes unstable) version of MonkeyQuest. From now on my official site will probably only host the latest 'stable' version. I should also start naming versions with beta or stable.

    So what does it take to be considered stable? A day or two of no new serious bug reports :)

    I decided on this new release setup because Curse hosts all the versions I've ever put up, so if a new version bombs you can always go back. Also Curse is the easiest by far to update on. And finally, the users here are more forgiving of bugs and quick to post feedback on them.

  • #232

    Trentin - this version is newer than on the "Homepage" - should we use this as the new "official" page for this mod?

  • #231

    Hi !

    The french localization is now up to date, you could find my latest translations here :

    Cya :p !

  • #230

    The only feature I didn't test on the beta servers was the new tooltip.

    Getting rid of cosmos can be tricky and usually leaves stuff behind that breaks other mods. If worse comes to worse and you don't mind losing all your settings you can delete your WDB, WTF and Interface folders for a squeaky clean fresh start.

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