Achievements

Add some spice to your Hardcore Challenge
by completing achievements throughout your journey.

Power from within

Complete the Hardcore challenge without getting any World Buffs. World Buffs are: Warchief’s Blessing, Rallying Cry of the Dragonslayer, and Spirit of Zandalar. If you get a World Buff by accident, click it off as soon as possible. Darkmoon Faire Fortune Buffs and Songflowers are allowed.

Nudist

Complete the Hardcore challenge naked (no armor, no amulets, no rings, and no trinkets). Weapons, shields, and bags are allowed. Upon logging in, unequip every armor piece.

Scavenger

Complete the Hardcore challenge without at any point using, consuming, or equipping an item that you have not looted from a mob, chest, or loot container, or crafted or conjured yourself. You are not allowed to ever buy any items from vendors, nor use, consume, or equip items rewarded by a quest (items provided for a quest can be used, consumed, or equipped). This includes consumables, projectiles, trade goods, and containers. All items you start with can be used, consumed, and equipped, including Hearthstone.

Grounded

Complete the Hardcore challenge without at any point using a mount, flight path, or portal. Zeppelins and ships can be used.

King of the Jungle

Complete the Hardcore challenge after killing King Bangalash and having completed the Big Game Hunter quest before reaching level 40.

Humanist

Complete the Hardcore challenge without at any point killing an NPC of the type Humanoid. Killing is considered any action that gives your character kill credit (experience, eligibility to loot, or quest progress). 

Speedrunner

Complete the Hardcore challenge in less than 100 hours (4 days and 4 hours) of played time. Make sure to show your /played time when you hit 60. The run must be completed within eight weeks of real time. You are NOT allowed to log off in rested areas.

Partner up!

Complete the Hardcore challenge in a group of two. Read the rules, if you want to know more about Hardcore Duos. For all Achievements within the General category, your duo is considered one character (i.e. the achievement’s rules apply to both of you as if you were one character).

Solitary Struggle

Complete the Hardcore challenge without at any point joining a group for a dungeon. Entering a dungeon alone is allowed.

White Knight

Complete the Hardcore challenge without at any point equipping an item that is of Green, Blue, or Purple quality. Only White and Gray items are allowed. Bags are equipped items.

Vagrant

Complete the Hardcore challenge without at any point using the Bank or a Hearthstone. No item can be stored in your character’s bank account.

Bloodbath

Complete the Hardcore challenge without at any point completing a quest. No exceptions.

Ephemeral

Complete the Hardcore challenge without at any point repairing the Durability of an item. The Repair function of NPCs is not allowed to be used.

Tunnel Vision

Complete the Hardcore challenge entirely in first person view. Upon logging in, zoom your camera into first person and never zoom out again.

Insane in the Membrane

Complete the Hardcore challenge on a PvP or RPPvP realm. Dying to enemy players does count as a death.

Nobody got time for that

Complete the Hardcore challenge without learning or using any professions. Secondary professions such as Cooking, Fishing and First Aid are not allowed. Lockpicking, Poisons, and Beast Training are class skills, not professions.

Self-Made

Complete the Hardcore challenge without at any point equipping an item that you have not crafted yourself. Items your character has conjured (e.g. Firestones) are considered crafted. No items bought, dropped, or rewarded by quests are allowed to be equipped (items provided for a quest can be equipped). The items your character starts with are allowed to be equipped. Bags are equipped items.

Not So Talented

Complete the Hardcore challenge without at any point applying a talent point. No talents are allowed.

No Health Potions

Complete the Hardcore challenge without at any point consuming a health potion (items with ‘Healing Potion’ in their name). Items that restore health which are not Healing Potions (e.g. Healthstones or Crystal Restore) can be used.

Homebound

Complete the Hardcore challenge without at any point leaving the continent on which your character has started. If you started in Kalimdor, you may at no point enter the Eastern Kingdoms. If you started in the Eastern Kingdoms, you may at no point enter Kalimdor.

Animal Friend

Complete the Hardcore challenge without at any point killing an NPC of the type Beast. Killing is considered any action that gives your character kill credit (experience, eligibility to loot, or quest progress). 

Hunter

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Warlock

Shaman

Rogue

Warrior

Druid

Priest

Paladin