The Profiler is a tool that greatly aids users interested in collecting things, tracking completion progress, and referencing their characters.
Users can import characters from Battle.net to track their progress across various things.
PTR profiles for upcoming gear lists can be made by accessing the Profiler at wowhead.com/ptr.
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What are Battle.net profiles?
is generated from existing WoW character data. Creating a Battle.net profile is great for completion progress--for example, seeing what quests you have left for
or how many battle pets you've collected but haven't fully leveled to 25.
Verifying a Character and Entering Sweepstakes
Verifying a character allows you to participate in weekly in-game contests on Wowhead.
While logged in, view your character on Wowhead by
and entering in your character's Region, Realm, and Character Name.
Verify that the resulting Character Profile is yours by following the instructions when you click on the "Verification" option on the top of the tool. (If you already have a previously Verified character, you can skip this step.)
After taking off the pieces of gear, update your Profile and it should be Verified.
Verified characters now see an Enter Contest option on their Profile page--just click on that to enter!
How can I save a profile?
Profiles are automatically saved and updated. If you make a profile while logged out, it will be saved for 72 hours. You can make an account to permanently save your profiles any time.
How can I find my saved profiles?
Saved profiles are located under User Settings. It can be accessed via the User drop-down menu, or on a user's page. Battle.net profiles are marked in blue.
How many profiles can I have?
Users can make up to 12 profiles, while
can make additional ones.
How long are Profiles stored for?
72 hours for Profiles made while logged-out.
Unpinned armory data is removed for users who haven't logged in in 2 weeks.
Unpinned armory data is removed for characters who weren't resync'ed in 2 weeks.
How can I delete a profile?
The option to delete a profile is found at the top right of each Battle.net profile page.
What does the bar at the top right show?
The bar at the profile will show a character's race, gender, class, spec, and professions.
How do I create a Battle.net profile?
On the left-hand side of
, simply select your realm, type in your character name, and hit the blue button.
A page will be generated with your character's information pulled from Blizzard.
If you enter in a character that does not exist, you will be redirected back to the main page and be prompted to delete this entry.
How can I refresh my Battle.net profile?
Clicking the green arrows to the right of your character's name and realm will resync your profile.
What are the options at the top right?
opens up your combat logs on
shows if your character is eligible to enter a contest or have their Toy Box/Follower data display. If your character is not verified, clicking on this brings up instructions.
shows your character's collection progress across Wowhead.
makes the profile public or private.
lets you hide different types of items that you're not interested in collecting, like opposite-faction items and expensive Collector's Edition rewards.
opens up the
which has personalized recommendations for guides, achievements to work on, and gear upgrades.
: opens up your character on Battle.net.
button deletes your character.
refreshes the page, displaying anything new that's visible on your Battle.net character page.
Collections and Completion Tracking
A Battle.net profile is based on an existing character, whose information is pulled from the Battle.net API.
This tool helps players with completion tracking: most tabs will display a completion column and bars at the top display a character's progress. Green bars indicate
, yellow bars indicate
Players can click the "Filter" option at the top right of the page to filter out types of items they are not interested in collecting, such as Collector's Edition rewards, Trading Card Game codes, and items that require the opposite faction.
What is Pinning a Character?
Pinning a character means that your character's collections and progress on Mounts, Pets, Achievements, Quests, Recipes, and Titles is tracked across Wowhead. If you have a character verified and upload data via the Wowhead Client, this will also track Toys and Followers.
This includes a special "Completion" column in search results, a new area in Quick Facts, and customized tooltips showing if you have something complete or not.
Multiple characters can be pinned. Just click on the heart underneath your row of character icons.
Here's the tabs we display:
:This tab displays what your character is currently wearing.
The 3D Model section displays your character's appearance and current transmog.
The stat grid to the right displays a stat breakdown of every item, for comparison purposes.
The Gear Summary at the bottom provides the following information on all equipped items: level, slot, source, gems, enchant, and transmog.
:This tab helps users track all of their mounts.
This also displays a mount's source, and can be filtered by type as well (Aquatic, Ground, Flying).
: This tab helps users track which battle pets they have collected and levelled up fully.
Pets marked as
are at maximum level and rarity. Pets marked as
are collected, but are not level 25 or Rare.
Players can further filter by Pet Species.
When mousing over a pet, players can view a model of the pet, their stats, and their abilities.
: This tab helps users track all recipes they have learned.
Users can filter results further by specific Professions.
When looking up a Recipe, the text links to a recipe spell with listed reagents, and the icon takes you to the recipe's created item.
: This tab helps users track all of the quests they have completed--very useful for Loremaster.
Users can filter results further by expansion and category.
Many additional details are displayed, such as a quest's reward and required level.
: This tab helps users track all of the achievements they have completed.
Users can filter results further by achievement type.
The following additional details are displayed: points, rewards, category, faction.
: This tab helps users track all of their obtained titles.
The following additional details are displayed: a title's source, faction, and expansion.
Users can further filter results by type.
: This tab helps users track earned reputation with various factions.
Reputations marked as
are at Exalted. Reputations marked as
are higher than 0/3000 Neutral.
The following additional details are displayed: category and side.
Friendships such as those for
Friend on the Farm
Brawl'gar Arena (Season 1)
Bizmo's Brawlpub (Season 1)
are not properly tracked due to an issue on Blizzard's end.
Players can track their toybox, follower, project, ships, and heirloom collections on Wowhead with a few extra steps. This data is not readily available via the Battle.net API, so we had to improvise to display it.
To get set up, you will need to verify your character. This is a one-time process.
If you've already verified your character for a sweepstakes, you can skip this step.
Log in to Wowhead
View your character
in the Profiler
Click on the Verify option on the header and follow the instructions. If you
log in via Battle.net
, this step will happen automatically.
Download and install the
From here, whenever you want to update your Follower or Toy Box data on Wowhead, do the following:
Make sure the Wowhead Looter is enabled in your Addons interface within the game.
Log in to your character in-game (with the Wowhead Looter addon running). You don't need to open any tabs or perform any actions--just go in game and stay logged in for 5 seconds or so.
Exit WoW, and use the Wowhead Client to submit your data to Wowhead
Hit "Update" on your Character Profile to see the latest information.
Your Profile will have a new "Heirlooms" tab which displays all of the items that go into the heirloom collection tab.
Track which heirlooms you've acquired and sort by source.
Keep track of which heirlooms you've upgraded to 1/2 and 2/2 with our completion column and progress bars.
Garrosh heirlooms do not count towards your total but are tracked with the tool if you have them.
Your Profile will have a new "Toys" tab which displays all of your toys, broken down by source so you can easily decide which to collect. If you click the "Filter" option on the Profiler's header, you can hide different types of toys you don't want to collect--those from the opposite faction, requiring a profession, currently-unobtainable toys, and more.
Finally, if you click the "Pin" option on your Profiler's header, your Toy Box information is displayed when you browse toys across Wowhead. Quick Facts on Toy pages, search results with toys, and tooltips will have a checkbox showing completion for your character, so you can always keep track of what you do and don't have collected.
To learn more about toys, check out our complete Toy Box guide and our
Toy Box Filter
Battle.net profile page
, there's a new Followers tab:
Track which followers you've acquired and sort by source.
Filter your list of followers by what enemy threat they counter.
View their weapon/armor ilvls, level, quality, and counters.
Followers have customized tooltips showing their unique abilities and traits.
Once your follower collection is on Wowhead, mission pages can recommend ideal followers based on your collection:
Visit any missions page (full list on
) and click on "My followers" to select a character.
Then click on Auto-Fill to see your recommended followers for the mission!
You can then modify the suggested followers--change their ilvl, abilities, and traits to see how their success chance changes.
You can also swap in other followers you've collected, even inactive ones, by clicking on the follower portraits in the calc.
The mission calculator also works for PTR missions and new 6.1 abilities like