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WoW Classic: How to Get Addons & What They Do

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WoW Classic: How to Get Addons & What They Do

With World of Warcraft Classic finally live, you might be looking to jump into the glory days of your MMO past. Part of that likely includes Addons. Here’s how to get Addons & what they do in Wow Classic.

How to Get WoW Classic Addons & What They Do

Part of the fun in PC gaming is modding your game to be either more efficient, more exciting, more chaotic or just downright unrecognizable. Regardless of what you do, the beauty of mods is in the eye of the beholder.

Back in the early life of World of Warcraft, Addons were a thing and these are basically WoW’s version of mods. Before diving into how to get them, let’s talk about what they do.

Addons are essentially mods for WoW. When you put one into your Addons folder for the game, they’ll be installed into the game.

Depending on what you’ve installed, you’ll notice some changes. For example, the OneBag3 Addon will turn all of your bags into one large backpack, making sorting your items and keeping track of them significantly easier.

Now that we know what they do, let’s talk about how to get them in World of Warcraft Classic.

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Getting Addons

To get them, go to your WoW game files on your computer. You can search your computer for World of Warcraft Classic and it should pull up these files.

In there, look for the Interface folder. Inside of that folder is the Addons folder.

Download any you wish to install into your game and move those downloaded files from Downloads to the Addons folder.

When you launch the game, they’ll be automatically be installed.

Here’s a step by step breakdown

  1. Download the ones you wish to install.

    Go to a site like Will It Classic and download the ones you want.

  2. Move these downloads into the Addons file on your computer.

    Inside the WoW folder is an Interface folder. Inside the Interface folder is an Addon folder. Move the downloads into this folder and the game will automatically install them for you.

That’s it for our guide on how to get Addons in WoW Classic & what they do.

For more information about the game, be sure to search for whatever you’re looking for on Twinfinite. Here are some guides to get you started:

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