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Updated:06-14-13 10:38 PM
Created:11-18-08 06:27 PM
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GathererDB WoWHead  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)

Version: 2.0.2013-06-15
by: Esamynn, dinesh, MentalPower, Nechckn, Norganna, norganna_uploader


WoWInterface is happy to announce that we have teamed up with Wowhead and the Norganna's AddOns Gatherer team to provide you with an exclusive downloadable Wowhead database for display in-game by Gatherer.

This addon will provide you with all the information currently in the Wowhead database showing all known locations of herbs, minerals and treasures. Now you can simply load up Gatherer, plug this database into it, and know what can be found in the zone you are in, without having to discover them yourself.

Wowhead will be providing regular dumps of their database to the Norganna team, who will then update the GathererDB Wowhead addon exclusively here on WoWInterface.


How it works
The import procedure is simple and painless. Once you have installed the AddOn and have reloaded the game, ensuring that both Gatherer and GathererDB_Wowhead are activated. When you finally log into the game, follow this procedure to import the new data into Gatherer:

  • Open Gatherer's configuration dialog.
  • Click on the red "Database" tab on the left-hand side of the dialog.
  • Click the import button in the main panel.

Make sure to add GathererDB-Wowhead to your favourites list here on WoWInterface and check back periodically to see if it's been updated, or get an email sent to you whenever they update it if you have those notifications turned on. Any time they update it, just re-download GathererDB-Wowhead and update your local copy.


Help improve the database
If you want to contribute your data back to Wowhead to continue expanding the database, please download and install the Wowhead client (available for both PC and Mac) and just follow the instructions on their site.


About Gatherer
Gatherer is an addon for herbalists, miners and treasure hunters in World of Warcraft. It's main purpose is to track the closest plants, deposits and treasure locations on your minimap.

The addon does not track like a tracking ability does, rather it "remembers" where you have found various items in the past. It does this whenever you gather (perform herbalism, mining, or opening) on an item, and records the specific map location in its history. From then on, whenever the item comes into range of being one of the closest 1-25 (configurable) items to your present location, it will pop up on the minimap.

When you view your World Map, you will also see the item locations clearly marked on each zone's map.


About Wowhead
Wowhead was created with one sole intent: to provide World of Warcraft players with an extensive database and tools to enhance their gaming experience. This website is our contribution to this wonderful game.

Our user community is a big part, if not the biggest part, of Wowhead. Almost all of our information comes from our users, through data uploads from the Wowhead Client, comments on database entries and screenshot submissions! The site also features forums, where users can ask questions, discuss important Warcraft-related topics, recommend and share favorite addons, and much more!

Updated to support Gatherer 4.0.4.

19 DEC 2010 Updated the node list and have included what data is available for the gigantic changes seen in WoW 4.x.

09 DEC 2009 Updated to the most recent set of nodes and updated TOC for WoW 3.3

18 FEB 2009 Updated to the latest nodes, including those recently renamed in 3.0.8.

29 DEC 2008 Corrected some inconsistencies between GathererDB and Gatherer. Included more node locations.

05 DEC 2008 Corrected issues in the script pertaining to Icecrown, node IDs, and a few more nodes included in the DB.

04 DEC 2008 Corrected Icecrown naming, items should now appear in that zone.

03 DEC 2008a The correct, expanded DB file and other changes.

03 DEC 2008 Added yet more Northrend and other WotLK node locations, formatting of file, et cetera.
Archived Files (15)
File Name
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Author
Date
2.0.2013-06-05
236kB
Esamynn
06-05-13 12:41 AM
2.0.2012-10-13
213kB
Esamynn
10-13-12 01:31 PM
2.0.2012-09-25
170kB
Esamynn
09-25-12 01:23 AM
2.0.2011-11-03
135kB
Esamynn
09-24-12 06:27 PM
2011.11.03
139kB
Esamynn
11-03-11 12:10 AM
2010.19.12
41kB
Nechckn
12-19-10 01:01 AM
2009.09.12
108kB
Nechckn
12-09-09 08:41 PM
2009.18.02
97kB
Nechckn
02-18-09 01:09 AM
2008.12.29
91kB
Nechckn
12-29-08 08:26 PM
2008.12.05
87kB
Nechckn
12-05-08 01:44 AM
2008.12.04
82kB
Nechckn
12-04-08 06:06 AM
2008.12.03a
82kB
Nechckn
12-03-08 05:43 PM
2008.12.03
32kB
Nechckn
12-03-08 05:27 PM
2008.12.02
31kB
Nechckn
12-01-08 11:58 PM
2008.11.07
59kB
Nechckn
11-18-08 06:27 PM


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Unread 12-20-10, 06:06 AM  
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Korby,

For Archaeology, that is surely a well thought out AddOn, with a decent history of work and updates. Hopefully they continue.

We do intend to add such functionality to Gatherer, but it likely will just be the points- while that provides a bit more, so a nice find. Thank you for sharing.

Happy Gatherering,

Nikk


Originally posted by Korby
They are, but I'd recommend Archy as a Archaeology add-on, as it provides some very useful heads-up displays. It also makes marks on your minimap of all your finds.
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Birdeye,

See the reply to LadyKayla, which spells out the reasons for the sparse data and what you can do to change that.

Happy Gatherering,

Nikk


Originally posted by birdeye
After downloading the just release version of the database and importing the data I'm not getting any cata mining nodes imported, i don't know if other gathering professions is also affected but I can verify that mining is affected at least on my end it is.
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Re: Re: lots of

LadyKayla,

Do you mean that the progress bar hangs at 90% or that it completes? It should be fairly quick and that may be the last point noted before completion. If the bar appears, fills, and then disappears, that usually means the process completed. If the bar sits on the screen at 90%, then there is likely some file corruption, locally.

One thing to try , the "tired" bug is affecting me, too, apparently... Since some other AddOn may be interfering - go to the main WoW AddOns Cotrol Panel and only activate, with the gold checkmark, Gatherer, GathererDB_Wowhead, GathererHUD, SlideBar, and Swatter - and then try the import. If someone ever finds which one does cause issues, kindly let us know. This has been a thorn for a couple years now. TY!

As for the nodes, would suppose that your cache simply has not filled, yet. If you do an AH search for Herbs and mouse-over them, spurring an update, do you then see everything, as expected? If not, perhaps there is file corruption in your Gatherer.lua and you will need to either replace from a backup or start anew - but try the refreshing and such first.

Keep in mind, as noted in the release note below, that there is very little data for the "Old/New World" Zones - folks need to run the Wowhead updater so that the location database can be filled out. The client is is available for MS Windows and OSX via http://www.wowhead.com/?client *There needs to be a certain number of submissions for each node location, from different users, on different servers, et cetera - that process is in place to help ensure that erroneous data is not displayed, whether the source was corrupt or intentionally altered by folks with ill intent. So get your friends to run it, as well.

Unfortunately, there is no authoritative source for reliable location information, at present, but we will be releasing updates a bit more frequently, as new data is available and as we have the time. To ease the whole process, mark GathererDB_Wowhead as a "Favorite" and the good folks here at WoWInterface will alert you when a new version is ready for installation and importation. You can also run either the MMOUI_Minion or the Curse Client to automatically grab updates, as they are available -whichever you prefer.

Happy Gatherering,

Nikk

Originally posted by ladykayla
Damn it! Need to proofread better, especially when I post late at night. I meant to say that I _CAN'T_ see any nodes except those that I had already added to the DB myself over the last few days.
**Nechckn Edit: Added second paragraph.
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Re: lots of

Originally posted by ladykayla
Downloaded the new db. It appeared to sync properly with gatherer. But I can see zero nodes in any EK or Kalimdor zones that I did not populate myself (or via guildmates) over the last few days. What I have got, when I open the report page, is a whole bunch of "Unknown: [some string of numbers]" then region, co-ords, dist and source (the source being "DB:Wowhead") for each.

Any ideas what could be causing this?
Damn it! Need to proofread better, especially when I post late at night. I meant to say that I _CAN'T_ see any nodes except those that I had already added to the DB myself over the last few days.
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Originally posted by Cryomancerr
I downloaded gatherer and gathererDB-wowhead from here.Extracted it and entered WoW.I typed /gatherer and clicked on Database --> Import and it starts importing and importing process dissapears on 90.4% HELP ?
After carefully looking i can confirm this.
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Originally posted by birdeye
After downloading the just release version of the database and importing the data I'm not getting any cata mining nodes imported, i don't know if other gathering professions is also affected but I can verify that mining is affected at least on my end it is.
Same for both mining and herbalism: nothing showing up in any cata zone except nodes I've found myself (and I went to a new zone which I hadn't herbed in and there were zero nodes showing).

I had all the gatherer mods enabled when I did theimport, same happened for the previous release a few days back.

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lots of "unknown" nodes with new db

Downloaded the new db. It appeared to sync properly with gatherer. But I can see zero nodes in any EK or Kalimdor zones that I did not populate myself (or via guildmates) over the last few days. What I have got, when I open the report page, is a whole bunch of "Unknown: [some string of numbers]" then region, co-ords, dist and source (the source being "DB:Wowhead") for each.

Any ideas what could be causing this?
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Originally posted by Cryomancerr
I downloaded gatherer and gathererDB-wowhead from here.Extracted it and entered WoW.I typed /gatherer and clicked on Database --> Import and it starts importing and importing process dissapears on 90.4% HELP ?
Also stopping at 90.4%.
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After downloading the just release version of the database and importing the data I'm not getting any cata mining nodes imported, i don't know if other gathering professions is also affected but I can verify that mining is affected at least on my end it is.
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Originally posted by Cryomancerr
I downloaded gatherer and gathererDB-wowhead from here.Extracted it and entered WoW.I typed /gatherer and clicked on Database --> Import and it starts importing and importing process dissapears on 90.4% HELP ?
Same here.
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I downloaded gatherer and gathererDB-wowhead from here.Extracted it and entered WoW.I typed /gatherer and clicked on Database --> Import and it starts importing and importing process dissapears on 90.4% HELP ?
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Originally posted by Sideshow
Thinking about archeology, since I could swear those archifacts are a lot on the same place
They are, but I'd recommend Archy as a Archaeology add-on, as it provides some very useful heads-up displays. It also makes marks on your minimap of all your finds.
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Thinking about archeology, since I could swear those archifacts are a lot on the same place
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GathererDB_Wowhead for Cataclysm is released!

Folks,

We appreciate the patience and hope that there is a bit more as more data is obtained in the coming weeks.

As promised a few days ago, the data which is currently available has been included, but we still need much more. Please be sure to run the Wowhead client, i
t is available for MS Windows and OSX via http://www.wowhead.com/?client .

There should be an update in the next week or two, and continuing like that for the foreseeable future, when/as there is new data available.

Happy Gatherering,

Nikk

**Nechckn Edit: Added previous-comment summary.
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Re: Re: Re: hello Im here for the moment to update most of everyones cata db for gathering

Originally posted by thetravellor
can you share your database with us?
https://github.com/lloydpick/gathererdb_wowhead

Details on there how to download etc
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