Similar to how you learn other professions like Fishing, learning alchemy involves a different trainer for each faction. If you’re for the Alliance, your best bet at achieving alchemical success is to talk to Elric Whalgrene in Boralus – you can find him at the Tradewinds Market. If you’re for the Horde, then Dazar’alor is the place that you want to stop by first in order to find Clever Kumali. Choosing to level up alchemy in BfA will come with a small upfront cost, though; picking up the profession is going to cost you 50 gold, so don’t go to your trainers empty-handed.
Anyway, however you choose to get to the addon's menu, choose guide list and then pick the zone you want to quest in. There are some zones that will autoselect based on quests in your log, but not all guides or all quests are set up that way. (If you don't want to switch to a guide that auto-pops up choose "not now" or "never") As you can see in the screenshot, there are various categories of guides. Most max level content (such as Argus) is found in Achievements rather than leveling.

Starting off at some mid level? Come into the guide from any level, scroll through, find and click the level you want to start with, and the guide will take it from there. Zygor suggests starting the guide a level or two before your level. This is to allow you to work you way into the local quest chains. Just skip the chains for quests you didn’t pick up along the way, or the quests that you already did.


Also get the Heirloom Mount. Being able to have basic riding speed from the beginning will save you a lot of time if you're starting from level 1. Allied races start at 20, so this is a non-issue for them. It's important to note that Pandaren can not use this mount until they finish their starting zone and pick a faction. Being Horde or Alliance is a requirement of the mount.
From the information I have,  Zygor obtain the rights to tourguide in 18th  December  (incorrectly stated as November in the screen shot below) and intentionally not notify ultimatewowguide.com or anybody else.  So they can wait for 2 months to gain some sort of legal grounds for suing ultimatewowguide.com  and maybe others  for 2 months worth of loss of income (refer to screenshot below)
Hopefully, you have a good idea how you want to begin your endgame experience in Battle for Azeroth. A whole new set of content will drop on September 4 when the Uldir raid opens up and the PvP season begins. That also marks the beginning of Mythic+ dungeons in BfA. Even after that happens, many of these tips and strategies for gearing up will still be the best sources of early gear for your new 120 characters.
For the 2nd week of BFA, M+, Raids, and Rated PvP are still not open so there isn’t that much that you have to do. Do your Island Expos to level up your Heart of Azeroth, do WQs for rewards, do Warfronts and the 11 weekly quest turn ins, and run your Mythic Dungeons again to try to get the most gear before reset. I personally will be spending a lot of Week 2 farming mats for consumables for M+ and Raids but whatever you choose to do is up to you.
Si vous êtes en train d'XP sur une autre spécialisation que celle que vous prévoyez de jouer (comme DPS alors que vous prévoyez de jouer Tank/Heal), vous recevrez au moins 2 pièces à chaque zone, puis 1 pièce en commençant la Campagne de Guerre, lorsque vous choisirez votre Main Spé. Choisissez alors les traits qui vous aideront à gagner de l'expérience rapidement.
Stormheim is the zone you want to start it. For some reason Legion treasures are not worth any experience like they are in WoD...except in Stormheim. I haven't been able to find out any reason for this, and it's possible it may get fixed/nerfed at a later date. But for the time being you REALLY want to jump from treasure to treasure to augment your quest experience.
thank you very much for taking the time to thoroughly with FACTS, screenshots. You provide customers of wow guide addons the facts and screenshots explaining what was going on from 2010 forward RE these great guide addons. I really enjoyed the zygor interface around 2011 better than wowpro. I thought it was craptastic when I saw you have to pay zygor to use the same info in a diff interface but dugi was more open and easy to access and not shady seeming.
I hope this information helps a lot for players that haven’t had the chance to play Beta and gives you an idea of what you should be trying to accomplish your first 2 weeks of BFA. If you plan on pulling all-nighters, please don’t be reckless and over strain yourself. People have died from lack of sleep. If you want some tips on staying up I recommend taking a nap before launch time, eating a healthy meal full of protein before launch, snacking on fruit and nuts (my personal go to is clementine oranges and almonds) while leveling, if you do decide to drink energy drinks I do recommend not getting the ones packed with sugar (I prefer no sugar no carb Redbull and G-Fuel) and making sure you drink at least 2 bottles of water in between every energy drink so you stay hydrated and don’t crash. A good time to get some sleep is after you finish all the questing and you are 120 which again will take average played 10+ hours. Again, please don’t be stupid and end up hurting yourself over a video game; everyone must sleep at some point, so you won’t be too behind the curve.
Un très court paragraphe pour vous dire de ne pas perdre de temps avec les élites rares. Ceux-ci peuvent bien évidemment éveiller votre curiosité et droppent peut être des objets intéressants, mais l'heure n'est pas à l'affabulation pour le moment, mais à l'optimisation, et les élites rares ne donnent pas assez d'XP pour daigner que l'on s'arrête pour eux !
Once a week, you will be able to open a chest rewarding between one and three items, with the number and quality based on the difficulty of the highest M+ dungeon that you finished the week before. Unlike the end-of-dungeon chest, this chest can contain Azerite items. Gear from the weekly chest starts at 355 and can increase to 380, or 340/385 for Azerite pieces.

If you’re comfortable with doing dungeons, this is also a great way of gearing up, maybe even the best one at this point. These can help you obtain 310+ iLvl items in Normal mode, 325+ iLvl in Heroic mode and 340+ iLvl in Mythic mode. These are essential for items such as trinkets, which are much better than the ones you could get from World Quests. The dungeons are divided in alliance and horde, meaning, as Alliance, you cannot enter Horde dungeons and vice versa. However, once you hit max level, you can enter all dungeons.


At level 15, you can start queueing for dungeons. To maximize leveling speed, you want to do each dungeon once. The first run of each dungeon will provide you with plenty of quests. Doing random dungeons gives you a big chunk of XP at the end, which can be further increased with a Battle Standard of Coordination, if you plant it near the last boss.
A Mythic+ dungeon is a much more difficult version of the original, and loot doesn't drop directly from bosses; instead, a chest will spawn at the end containing a number of items that will increase depending on how quickly you cleared the zone. The level of this loot will increase based on the difficulty level (Keystone) of the dungeon you completed, starting at 345 and scaling to 370 for a M+10 or higher.
Make sure you have the two Flight-Path toys purchased, as this can save you time. It won't have EVERY flight path, but will have major locations for faster travel if you need to switch zones entirely(which you will). If you buy the toys on one faction, it unlocks for the other faction as well. So don't spend double the gold! These toys can be found at the heirloom vendor(Undercity for Horde, Ironforge for Alliance)
Island Expeditions are three-man scenarios that pit the team against three enemies using what Blizzard calls “advanced A.I.” That means the enemies will act more like players, pursuing goals proactively and filling class roles. The expeditions take inspiration from action RPGs, with randomized areas that mix up the experience each time. Players’ main goal will be obtaining resources more quickly than their foes, and expeditions should last 15 to 20 minutes. While primarily meant for PvE, there will be a PvP mode that replaces the opposing A.I. with teams from the enemy faction.
Unlock all of the traits in your Azerite Armor. Each piece of Azerite Armor — which can be head pieces, chest pieces and shoulders — has three traits that you can unlocked with Azerite Power, or AP. AP is something that most types of endgame activities will give you in Battle for Azeroth, but some are more effective than others. In the first few weeks, you’ll want enough AP to unlock all of the traits on all of your armor, however much that may be.
 King of the Jungle can provide very limited uses for extra movement speed, but you will rarely have a large number of  Rips active.  Tooth and Claw can also provide a modest amount of additional survival and tankiness when in  Bear Form, and slightly boost damage via giving access to  Enraged Maul if you are finding yourself struggling with enemies. 

2. We also note that Tekkub had published the source code of TourGuide on http://www.github.com. One of the terms and conditions of opening an account with GitHub.com is that by setting the user’s repositories to be viewed publicly, the user agrees to allow others to use that user’s repositories to take a copy of source codes from software programs and develop it independently of that software (‘forking’). A copy of the terms and conditions for GitHub.com can be found at http://help.github.com/terms/.
Finally: Gearing happens in a pretty linear way for BFA. Once you hit 120, normal dungeons drop 310 and you need 305 item level to start heroics. Heroics drop 325 and I recommend doing Mythic at around 320. Mythic drops 340 and I highly recommend clearing every single mythic dungeon to give you the highest item level going into week 2. On launch, you will have access to 9 Mythic dungeons and there will be 1 dungeon that is gated behind honor bound rep; Siege of Boralus is gated for the Horde and King’s Rest is gated for the Alliance. I am not 100% sure on this, but I do not believe you will be able to obtain enough Honorbound rep to unlock those dungeons with the first week. Either way, its important to get a clear of all 9 dungeons first week to give you the most chances at loot. If PvP is more your thing gear starts at 280 and I am not 100 percent sure how PvP gear works for BFA. I will do more research and fill this in the best I can.

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From the information I have,  Zygor obtain the rights to tourguide in 18th  December  (incorrectly stated as November in the screen shot below) and intentionally not notify ultimatewowguide.com or anybody else.  So they can wait for 2 months to gain some sort of legal grounds for suing ultimatewowguide.com  and maybe others  for 2 months worth of loss of income (refer to screenshot below)
3. On 3 April 2009 Tekkub was upset regarding the “forking” of TourGuide, I took action with removal of the public link and clearly stated I was still distributing it in my members area. I offered a solution such as licensing, and modification of TourGuide, these options were a possibility and I was under the understanding that these options were being considered.
If you already have a high-level character and want to quickly level up a new one, by far the best tools for the job are the items labeled “heirloom gear.” These pieces of gear have two very special properties — they bind to your account, so any character you own can use them, and they grant bonus experience. Their stats also scale with your character’s level up to a certain point, so you can equip a fresh character with heirloom gear and power through much of the game.

Stormheim is the zone you want to start it. For some reason Legion treasures are not worth any experience like they are in WoD...except in Stormheim. I haven't been able to find out any reason for this, and it's possible it may get fixed/nerfed at a later date. But for the time being you REALLY want to jump from treasure to treasure to augment your quest experience.

Some people have made arguments that quest blues can sometimes be more powerful than heirlooms, especially with sockets. I'm not convinced. The simple fact that you never have to even look at quest rewards will save a non-insignificant amount of time over the course of leveling. Also of consideration is the value of enchanted gear never having to be re-enchanted.
So, the initial levelling process is probably the longest it has been in an expansion in a long time. It takes about 12-16 hours to finish every single quest in every single zone. Alts levelling can be done much quicker usually taking around 8-10 hours. There is an extremely detailed spreadsheet that goes into every little detail which this guide won't cover if you are interested in it here is the download link for it: -1vSbsk1CvKrUtEO8wL9QLUMjI51wsYjhC41O4ZwlvDLRzdRyiUWxs4XWqUBsdUIpHc7ADdoMFUeWzpmM/pubhtml
Unlock all of the traits in your Azerite Armor. Each piece of Azerite Armor — which can be head pieces, chest pieces and shoulders — has three traits that you can unlocked with Azerite Power, or AP. AP is something that most types of endgame activities will give you in Battle for Azeroth, but some are more effective than others. In the first few weeks, you’ll want enough AP to unlock all of the traits on all of your armor, however much that may be.
You should equip new quest rewards when their item level starts beating out your previous set of gear. In Balance Druids' case, Tier 21 gear is very strong as it increases the damage dealt by your DoTs by 20%. Moonfire and Sunfire are your main pulling abilities and do the majority of your damage while leveling to 120. Try to replace these closer to 120.
I'm very, very interested in a guide that takes into the following: 1) Dungeon finder; and 2) Heirloom items. I've never helped with a guide before, but would be open to help in collaborating on the project. With the leveling guides I've used (primarily this one) I, too, find that I level at a rate that throws the pace of the guide way off (not its fault at all, I can't say enough good stuff about the guide) to the point that I get frustrated and just queue up for dungeons.
NOTE: It is VERY important to not vendor any equipment you pick up. You will be deconstructing all of your gear for resources that will help you in the Warfronts to be fought! Deconstructing, or scrapping, your gear will be done using the Scrap-o-Matic 1000 if you are Alliance and the Shred-Master Mk1 if you are Horde. This works the same as the way the Obliterum Forge worked in Legion. The scrapping feature can be used on all Battle for Azeroth equipment found, not just craftable equipment, so save everything you acquire for the scrapper! Before we get started, keep in mind some of the tips below that can speed up your leveling process!
Level 65 unlocks Greater Invisibility. This can be used to instantly escape combat with any enemy, or reduce the damage of big hits by 90%. Keep in mind, when using Greater Invisibility, you will drop combat, and lots of enemies will start evading and healing back to full Health, so do not use this on low Health enemies if you would survive the hit.
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