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Making Money From Botting World of Warcraft

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by AGSniper, Jul 22, 2010.

  1. AGSniper

    AGSniper Regular Member

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    Hello BHW members,

    I felt like I needed to contribute back to the community for all it has done for me. For this reason, I am posting a method that you can rake in some money in addition to your IM.

    NOTE: This requires SOME basic WoW knowledge.

    Objective:

    Bot WoW characters to farm "resources" (herbs and ores) and sell it on AH to make gold. Then, sell the gold to companies that purchase gold or sell it privately.

    Tools needed:

    A bot. (I will write the one I use)
    WoW accounts with level 80s. (multiple is preferable)
    A computer that can run 2-3 or more instances of WoW

    Steps:

    Leave the bot running automatically 10+ hours a day. I was running my bot for 16 hrs average per day.
    Sell everything massively on the AH. (there's even a bot for this, but I used a manual method using an add on to make it easier)

    Clear ups:

    The bot requires a flying mount, and automatically returns back to guild bank and deposits material in the bag and goes back to farm, so you can leave it on without monitoring it too much.

    Bot used:

    There's numerous bots out there, but I use honorbuddy from honorbuddy.de (I have an account that I don't use anymore (3 session unlimited, and willing to sell it for slightly cheaper)

    Pirox but also seems huge, but I have no personal experience with it, so I can't really say anything.

    Selling gold:

    I sold to companies mainly and private buyers I knew. For companies, prices range from 1-4 dollars depending on demand, and private buyers purchase for 4-7 dollars.

    My experience:

    In average, I was running 3 accounts 16 hours a day and raking in approximately 60-120 dollars of gold per day with I'm going to guess 30-60 minutes per selling on AH per day after I got experience with it. That's MY PERSONAL experience.

    I'm sure there will be a LOT of questions if people are interested and wanting to get into it, so just post below.

    REMEMBER, MAKE ALL POSTS RESPECTFUL and not demanding. I expect people to be mature about asking questions and communicating effectively with others while showing respect.

    NOTE: I also have a 3 session unlimited account at honorbuddy for sale for a cheaper price than online (if interested and you are trustworthy, please PM me)
     
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  2. moneymachine01

    moneymachine01 Regular Member

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    Botting seems like a recipe for disaster. It's going to get you banned sooner or later. Definitely don't use your real account. I can't believe someone would actually buy gold either, it's so easy to get gold in the game it's almost worthless.
     
  3. vivalafeva

    vivalafeva Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    why not run the bots 24 hours a day? Also what is AH? Why not run more instances of the bot?
     
  4. Gromered

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    Last 6 years i have being playing wow, please share your bot with me and ill give you some % from my incomings!
     
  5. AGSniper

    AGSniper Regular Member

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    Yes, there definitely is a possibility of getting banned (I have too and had to call and get it back), but the whole point is that if you're smart about it, you will have made plenty of money to have a back up plan that you can initiate once your main bot account falls and still have made a good sum of profit.

    Believe it or not, people are constantly buying gold. They're just stupid and lazy to do it themselves.

    It is definitely tedious if it doesn't work out, and I have recently stopped after doing it for about 5 month ish. If you can make it work without too much pain, it's not bad of an additional free income coming in.
     
  6. ToxicVoid

    ToxicVoid Registered Member

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    You have no idea how many bots I killed when I still played a few years ago. :D
    I also reported them each time, just because I was honorable like that.
     
  7. AGSniper

    AGSniper Regular Member

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    Botting 24 hours a day will seem suspicious (even 16s a lot). However, I know people on the forum that have botted 24 hours a day for a month and still have not gotten a ban.

    AH is the auction house where you sell things to players to get gold.

    I did not have enough accounts or a computer that can handle more than 5 instance of WoW. There are people running 10+ bots a day, and the screenshots are pretty impressive. I believe they had a computer dedicated to botting 24/7.
     
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  8. Gromered

    Gromered BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    There is hundreas of websites what are selling wow gold, everyone wants to have alot of gold, without doing any work inside game to get that money.
    There is also 11 million players in world of warcaft so there is many people that might buy a gold!
     
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    ExtraWinner BANNED BANNED

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    Wow, sorry, but you are playing for 6 years and you cant afford to spend 29 bucks??

    Thats cheap...
     
  10. vivalafeva

    vivalafeva Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    well if this is really pheasable, I would def consider getting a beast of a comp or even 2 set up to run 5 instances, even 12 hours a day. If 5 instances could clear $100 a day it seems like its a great idea...
     
  11. ChampGuy

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    Are there any free bots you know of?
     
  12. AGSniper

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    The reason I didn't scale it up was because of the manual selling process. You have to sell the materials in the guild bank to the AH, and it was painful. It took an average of 30-60 min of my day to do it.

    However, there are automated tools to do it, so I recommend checking it out if you are going to do it for more accounts. Also, don't forget the possibility of outsourcing this!
     
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    If you go to mmowned.com, I believe you can find some free bots. However, I never fully trusted any of them to use them myself, especially because I had honorbuddy (gatherbuddy). You can give some of these a try.
     
  14. jaerehan

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    I had a small (10-12 accounts) park 1.5 year before for about 2 months, was running them on 4 pc. i had a private bot, thats not detected like priox for example.. I was running each account for 8 hours a day, but the amount of time i had to spend with the ganking (when other players killing you over and over) logging out the accounts, then checking back later if you can farm again etc. Then organizing all the materials for sell and every shit that came with it, i said fuck it, and sold everything.

    If you are on a server where you can farm a lot every day, then the gold is cheap, you gonna sell it around 1-1.5, if you want to be on a server where the gold is 4$ then you will have a lot of competition with other botters/chinese people or normal players that farms for themselfes and ganks the shit out of your characters. if you leave the account running for 8 hours, then it gets ganked in the 2nd hour, probably it can go back and resume later on, or if it stucks, then that account made 0 for that day. It is damn annoying, best days i was making 80$ max

    @viva: if you run an account for 24hour just farming, next day you gonna get banned.
     
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  15. vivalafeva

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    $80 max with 10-12 bots running? Damn
     
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    you HAVE to check them every single hour, else they make nothing, there is no bot that can solve every single damn errors/problems that they get when they try to farm
     
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    ok but if I could check on all the bots once an hour and had 5 bots running, how much could I pull a day on a 8 hour day?
     
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    you could make 100-150 per day i think.. i was selling my xxx K gold with full guildbank and account weekly to big sites, sometimes to players. was planning to set up a site for it to selling it, but gave up. I should have either hire someone to do all the worse part, but i rather gave up. Getting up in the middle of the night every 2-3 hours at least was really bad. Every kid doing it, even they farm manually, and hunt for botters :/ Its bad. Scalling this up requires a lot of resources. You cant run more then 2 bot on the same pc/ip so you have to buy a special router to share your net between pcs, and run VPN on each pc so they have different ip/ every 2 accounts.
     
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    keep this shit on mmowned kido.
     
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    was this aimed to me or to the op?