How to use the Character Lookup in World of Warcraft: Shadowlands

Find all you ever wanted to know about a character, and then some.

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Each character you create in World of Warcraft, including those in the Shadowlands expansion, holds a ton of information. You have individual numbers to track for their personal stats, gear, and reputation. This can be a bit overwhelming to digest, especially in the middle of the game when you’re busy with questing or raiding. Fortunately, there’s another place you can use outside of the game to discover all the necessary information you need about your character (or someone else’s).

To begin, go to WoW’s Search page. This is for more than just characters, but you can now type in the full name of the character whose profile you want to view. Make sure the spelling is correct and you don’t accidentally throw in any spaces. When the results come up, you might find that you’re not as creative as you thought, and many characters with the same name will appear. This is why WoW has so many servers, and it’s a good indicator of what you’ll need to do if you’re thinking about transferring to another realm with a given character.

Once you find your character, you can view all currently equipped gear, provided you have logged in recently. Your full arsenal is on display, along with your spec sheet and dungeon/raid progress for Shadowlands. Several tabs are available for you to click on as well; you can view your whole collection of pets and mounts across your account, as well as PvP stats and reputation for the chosen character. If you belong to a guild, you can click the name of the guild to check out information on all the members inside.