WoW API < IsInInstance

Checks whether the player is in an instance and the type of instance.

inInstance, instanceType = IsInInstance()

Returns[edit | edit source]

Boolean - Whether the player is in an instance; nil otherwise.
String - The instance type:
  • "none" when outside an instance
  • "pvp" when in a battleground
  • "arena" when in an arena
  • "party" when in a 5-man instance
  • "raid" when in a raid instance
  • nil when in an unknown kind of instance, eg. in a scenario

Details[edit | edit source]

This functon returns correct results immediately upon PLAYER_ENTERING_WORLD.

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