WoW API < GetCurrencyInfo

Retrieve Information about a currency at index including it's amount.

name, CurrentAmount, texture, earnedThisWeek, weeklyMax, totalMax, isDiscovered = GetCurrencyInfo(index)

Arguments Edit

Integer - Index of the currency to retrieve

Returns Edit


String - the name of the currency, localized to the language


Number - Current amount of the currency at index


String - The file name of the currency's icon. As of 5.2.0, does include the path (\\Interface\\Icons\\)


Number - The amount of the currency earned this week


Number - Maximum amount of currency possible to be earned this week


Number - Total maximum currency possible to stockpile


Boolean - Whether the character has ever got some of this currency

Details Edit

  • index appears to correspond to IDs seen at Wowhead's currencies list.[1]
    • As of patch 4.0.1 (16-Oct-2010) new indexes: 241-Champion's Seal 390-Conquest Points 392-Honor Points 395-Justice Points
    • Patch 4.0.3 (09-Aug-2012) - Table Updated ID's 0-1000
index name
61 Dalaran Jewelcrafter's Token Template:Wotlk-inline (Dalaran Template:Ability dailies)
81 Dalaran Cooking Award Template:Wotlk-inline
(Dalaran Template:Ability dailies; becomes Epicurean's Award Template:Mists-inline)
241 Champion's Seal Template:Wotlk-inline (Argent Tournament)
361 Illustrious Jewelcrafter's Token Template:Cata-inline (Template:Ability dailies)
384 Dwarf Archaeology Fragment Template:Cata-inline
385 Troll Archaeology Fragment Template:Cata-inline
390 Conquest Points Template:Cata-inline (PvP, Ranked Arena/Rated battleground)
391 Tol Barad Commendation Template:Cata-inline
392 Honor Points (PvP)
393 Fossil Archaeology Fragment Template:Cata-inline
394 Night Elf Archaeology Fragment Template:Cata-inline
395 Justice Points Template:Cata-inline
396 Valor Points Template:Cata-inline
397 Orc Archaeology Fragment Template:Cata-inline
398 Draenei Archaeology Fragment Template:Cata-inline
399 Vrykul Archaeology Fragment Template:Cata-inline
400 Nerubian Archaeology Fragment Template:Cata-inline
401 Tol'vir Archaeology Fragment Template:Cata-inline
402 Chef's Award Template:Cata-inline (Template:Ability dailies)
416 Mark of the World Tree Template:Cata-inline (Molten Front, Firelands)
515 Darkmoon Prize Ticket Template:Cata-inline
614 Mote of Darkness Template:Cata-inline (Dragon Soul)
615 Essence of Corrupted Deathwing Template:Cata-inline (Madness of Deathwing)
676 Pandaren Archaeology Fragment Template:Mists-inline
679 Elder Charm of Good Fortune Template:Mists-inline
692 Conquest Random BG Meta Template:Mists-inline
697 Elder Charm of Good Fortune Template:Mists-inline
738 Lesser Charm of Good Fortune Template:Mists-inline
752 Mogu Rune of Fate Template:Mists-inline
776 Warforged Seal Template:Mists-inline
777 Timeless Coin Template:Mists-inline

Example(s) Edit

  1. This Example will Output every currency you have Discovered, and have at least one of, to the Main chat Frame.
local name, currentAmount, texture, earnedThisWeek, weeklyMax, totalMax, isDiscovered = nil,nil,nil,nil,nil,nil,nil;

for i = 61,777,1 do
   name, currentAmount, texture, earnedThisWeek, weeklyMax, totalMax, isDiscovered = GetCurrencyInfo(i);
   if name ~= nil and isDiscovered and currentAmount > 0 then
      if weeklyMax > 0 then
         DEFAULT_CHAT_FRAME:AddMessage(string.format("(%s): Current: %d Earned This Week: %d/%d",name,currentAmount,earnedThisWeek,weeklyMax))
         DEFAULT_CHAT_FRAME:AddMessage(string.format("(%s): Current: %d",name,currentAmount))

Patch Changes Edit

  • Some time after Patch 4.0.1, the returns changed from "localized_label, amount, icon_file_name = GetCurrencyInfo(id)" to "name, currentAmount, texture, weeklyMax, totalMax, isDiscovered = GetCurrencyInfo(index)"

References Edit

  1. Currencies. Wowhead. Retrieved on 2012-08-09.
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