Age of Conan Strategy Guide
  • Discover the most efficient path to hit the level cap
  • Optimize your character performance by gear, spell and abilities recommendations
  • Learn how to wisely spend points and create the most awesome feat build
  • Become a well respected guild member with your crafting contribution
  • Explore and take advantage of the most rewarding gold making strategies

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Age of Conan Assassin Guide

Age of Conan Assassin Guide
  • Find out how to reach level 80 in a week
  • Discover insider tips to earning hundreds of gold daily
  • Assassin specific quest walkthroughs
  • A list of the best equipment from levels 1 through 80
  • In-depth analysis of every skill and feat
  • Add-ons and other Assassin specific resources
  • Most efficient solo and group strategies
  • Assassin PvP strategies

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Age of Conan Gold Guide

The Ultimate Age of Conan Gold Guide

This is the ONLY AoC Guide that focuses on getting you rich in this game. It will show you simple to follow strategies on maximizing your profits. There are players with over 1,000 gold already, and you can be one of them. You won't have to buy gold from chinese farmers or use any hacks, exploits or bots which can get you banned.
By utilizing only a few of these strategies you can easily make over 100 gold daily in less than one hour playtime!

Find out more...

This guide features:

  • Extremely effective ways for lower level players to earn gold, even if you're just getting started
  • Detailed explanation of everything you need to know about building your Age of Conan empire
  • No other guild will ever take your land because you will have equipped your guild's warriors with the best gear in AoC.
  • In addition to the gold guide, there are 4 bonus guides and a crafting guide that explains how to use every single craft.
This is THE fastest way to make gold in Hyborian Adventures. It's about time you start making your own gold and putting the Chinese Farmers out of business. Every strategy in this guide is tested and proven to work!
There are great leveling guides out there, but this one is 100% focused on getting you filthy rich, and is 100% successful at it.

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Age of Conan Demonologist Guide

Having a difficult time leveling your demonologist? Halfway through 80 but nowhere near the first gold coin? Not to mention how many times you've respecced your feat build. These frustrations are not what you pay your subscription fees for. With the Age of Conan Demonologist Guide, you can make your character truly shine and enjoy the best of what the game has to offer.

Highlights of the Age of Conan Demonologist Guide:
  • How to hit level 80 in 7 days – and still have time for a real life
  • Secrets to gold-making by tradeskills, questing, grinding and looting
  • Spell and pet guides: Most effective casting sequences and spellweaving strategies
  • Insider's feat analysis that saves you from respeccing
  • Gear recommendations level by level
  • Assiduous solo and group strategies for level 1 to 80
  • Complete reference list for instance and raiding
  • Anti-class PvP tactics specific to Demonologist

Leveling for AoC Demonologists: Demos are class of their own in every way when it comes to leveling. The AoC Demo Guide shows you all the tricks to get you going and flying through levels. Whether your goal is to solo to level 80 as fast as possible or to tag along with a group of friends, there is advice for everyone, including grinding and questing locations for every level.

Gold-making for Demos: Funding your mount at level 40 seems like a distant goal? Consult the AoC Demo Guide for strategies to help you get there. The guide explores the most profitable gold-making strategies and reveals ways to optimize your earnings from professions, questing and looting.

AoC Demo Spells and Demon Pets: AoC Demonologists have a wide array of spells and pets at their disposal. Knowing when and how to use which spell is a matter of life and death. Wrong choices not only mean wasting mana but also leaves you wide open to serious beatings. The Age of Conan Demo Guide goes beyond explaining each spell and pet to show you how to turn them into a truely deadly arsenal.

AoC Demos Feat Building: With over 70 feats to decide from, choices for demonologists are not so obvious. The AoC Demonologist Guide gives you a run down on all the feats and advises you on what works and what is not worth your time. Recommended and tested builds are provided to help you deal massive damage, double your gold income, boost your leveling progress and dominate others in PVP.

Demonologist Items: Looking for killer gear specific for your level or your personal dream gear set? The AoC Demo guide gives advice on which type of items provide the best stats and attributes for Age of Conan Demos. This chapter alone saves you hours of research by recommending equipment you should look out for at each level and the best way to obtain it.

Solo and group strategies: Repeated trips to resurrection points bore you to death? Always running out of mana? Groups don't invite you back? It is that extra edge you are missing. Imagine you are being consulted by a team of experts who can teach you how to efficiently perform solo and flawlessly work in groups. The Age of Conan Demonologist Guide covers solo and group strategies you can deploy with your AoC demonologist at each stage of your progression.

Instance and Raiding: Don't forget to check the full listing of available instances provided in the AoC Demo guide and find out what instances you should be heading to at your level for better loot and experience.

PVP for Demonologist: An AoC Demo can be a force of nature in PvP. Learn how to use the class properly against other classes and start earning your respect from them. The AoC Demonologist guide offers strategies and useful tactics you can actually apply to defeat every other class.

Mods and Addons: Take advantage of the latest mods and addons available to demonologists. The Age of Conan Demo guide gives that extra edge you need to make your life easier. No hacks, exploits and bots involved.

Free updates: All future updates of this guide are of course included in the purchase price. When an update is published, you will receive a notification. Just log into your account and download the update for free!

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Age of Conan Interface Addons & Mods

MirageUI for Age of Conan

This AoC interface mod adds two static shortcut bars fixed above the main shortcut bar, and a larger group and pet window. Mirage UI will also enhance the display of buffs and debuffs, as well as color your chat window in different colors so it's easier to distinguish your guild or party chat. The functionality of the default default user interface is still there.
There are five different bar variations available: 3 bars, 2 bars, and 4 bars - 2 & 3 bar versions also have small and big sized buttons.

Download link for MirageUI

MazzleUI for Age of Conan

MazzleUI features:
  • Everything in the UI is in the bottom 160 pixels of the screen
  • 57 bindable buttons in three compact rows
  • Five micro-buttons to access inventory, feats, the character/skill window, the spell/combo window and the quest journal.
  • Buffs grow out from the unit frames so they don't take use any additional vertical space.
  • The type of enemy you're facing is clearly labeled in english: normal, elite, boss, mini-boss, minion, group boss, raid boss, etc.

Configuring Mazzle UI:

1) Set up Map: Open your regional map with whatever key binding you had set up for it. Resize it to the minimum size allowable. (If your world map is open as well, you may want to close it. I personally never use that map.) Drag it to the bottom right UI bottom panel, and then position it so that the title of map goes over the silver tab area of that UI panel. Then resize it to fill up the panel.

2) Set up Main Chat: Drag you main chat window to the left UI bottom panel. Resize it to fill up the panel. I configure the settings of that chat window to use a small font and auto-hide the chat box.

3) Set up Combat Log: If you dont' already have a combat log window, click on the little asterisk tab in your chat box to create a new combat log tab. Right-click on the combat log tab and select "Detach". Configure the settings of that chat window to use a small font and completely disable text entry. If your map is open, close it. Then move the new detached combat lag chat window to the right bottom UI panel. I size this one smaller than the left chat window so that it doesn't overlap anything in that UI panel and doesn't interfere with the map when it is pulled out.

4) Set up timber bars: Open up your options and select "User Interface" then "Advanced". Click "Show timer bars", hit "Apply", and then close the options. You'll see two timer bars. Select a target, so that you can see the target unit frame. Then drag the two timer bars to be directly underneath your player and target unit frames. Then go back to your options window and turn off the "Show timer bars" option and hit "Apply"

5) Set up your combo window: Perform the starting move of a combo. When your combo window comes up, move it flush with the top left of your player unit frame.

6) At this point, I'd tweak the sizes of the things you've set up to make sure you can access the four hotspots in the UI. These are areas of the bottom panel that contain hidden buttons to open up certain windows. Look at the screenshot titled "MazzleUI_SS1_Explained" to see where these hotspots are. You may need to resize/move the chat frames and map slightly to make sure you can click on them properly.

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Age of Conan Leveling & Strategy Guide

  • Discover the most efficient path to hit the level cap
  • Optimize your character performance by gear, spell and abilities recommendations
  • Learn how to wisely spend points and create the most awesome feat build
  • Become a well respected guild member with your crafting contribution
  • Explore and take advantage of the most rewarding gold making strategies

1 to 80 Leveling Path: Reaching level cap is no longer an illusive target. All you have to do is follow our step-by-step guidelines. The Age of Conan guide walks you through a well researched and optimized leveling path that anyone can follow and reach the end game without wasting any valuable time.

Gold Making: Not having enough gold can ruin your experience in Hyborian Kingdoms. Gold is not everything in this barbaric world but it makes life a lot easier with better gear, more consumables and guild recognition. The Age of Conan guide offers various alternatives of highly efficient gold-making strategies.

Character Creation: With the complexity of the Age of Conan race and class system, the choices you have to make can be overwhelming and there is no turning back. The AoC guide analyzes each race and class in detail and helps you make informed decisions for choosing the right character that suits your playstyles.

Skills and Abilities: Chances are that you are not using 100% of your character's potential. The Age of Conan guide fulfills the gap by revealing secrets to each skill and ability as well as advanced techniques to pull off deadly combos and destructive spellweaving casts.

Feat Development: How do you spend your hard earned points you gain with each level? The AoC guide answers this question with a thorough guide to developing your character's feat tree. The guide explores different builds and recommends the most effective solution for soloing, PVP, raiding or multi-purpose playstyle.

Weapon and Equipment: Undecided on your gear choice? How can you achieve maximum damage for each class? Searching for the right weapon/feat combination or just looking for an epic piece of armor? The Age of Conan guide saves you time on research and provides a list of weapon and equipment recommendations you do not want to miss out, and how to acquire them.

End Game Guide: Whether you want to raid the toughest boss or participate in a full scale siege warfare between guilds, the Age of Conan guide makes sure you are properly prepared for any end game content. The included PVP guide gives a run down on all classes you will face and clearly advise the right strategies to use against them.

Crafting Guide: The Age of Conan guide also comes with a compact guide to crafting professions in AoC that explains how crafting can turn a good profit, both financially and reputation wise. Find out how to obtain recipes that will sell like crazy in the tradeposts and how to contribute to your team with the most valuable guild resources.

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AoC Grinder - Age of Conan Bot

AoC Grinder is the most advanced experience grinding bot available for Age of Conan. It features an easy-to-use interface, fully customizable options for every last detail, and is fully capable of grinding every class from 1 to 80 within a respectable period of time. AoC Grinder is, and always will be, the ultimate grinding bot for Age of Conan. That's a promise.

  • Supports all 12 classes - no one is left out!

  • YOU are in control of what combos and spells are used. This also means that any feat template can integrate perfectly into AoC Grinder's system

  • Automatically reads all combo attacks - you are free to use any combo in the game, flawlessly

  • Heals, loots, and can even be programmed to harvest resources

  • Casts and re-casts buffs as needed

  • Uses an accurate, easy-to-use travel pathing system - say goodbye to those 2nd class bots that sprint around randomly, running into walls

  • Live messaging system allows administrators to come in contact with AoC Grinder users to alert them of updates and other important news while the bot is running

  • Bot is updated often to add new features - these updates are installed automatically using AoC Grinder's live updating system

  • Virtually undetectable - extreme measures have been taken to ensure that you will not be caught at any time

  • Full customer support provided to everyone - responses usually take no longer than a few hours!
You can download the bot on rapidshare.

AoC Grinder FAQ

Q. How does AoC Grinder work?
A. AoC Grinder acts just like a normal human. It runs around on a "path" that YOU create and fights any mobs that it finds along the way. It looks at your health, stamina, and mana to ensure that you are capable of producing good results, and will use combat methods that YOU design. While AoC Grinder is looping through its path, you can do whatever you want without giving any thought to your computer screen. Essentially, AoC Grinder temporarily replaces you, as a whole.

Q. Can I hack with AoC Grinder?
A. No. I know there are several programs out there that give you teleportation capabilities, increased speed, etc., but that is not what AoC Grinder is meant to do. It is meant to harvest resources, grind experience levels, and obtain loot. In the long run, that's more than any hack can give you, anyways.

Q. Can I get banned for using AoC Grinder?
A. There's always a chance. However, because AoC Grinder is so new and there are no other bots that currently offer the same undetectability features that AoC Grinder has, the chances of you getting banned are very slim. Of course, this program is against Funcom's terms of service, so you DO need to know that using this program is not endorsed by the company.

Q. Is AoC Grinder detectable?
A. Absolutely not. VisualBots takes our programs to the next level with the most advanced undetectability features. We have remained hidden from Blizzard Entertainment with our PvP bot, VisualPvP, and it is safe to say we will continue to maintain success with AoC Grinder. There is always a chance the bot will be detected, but it is a slim chance at that.

Q. Is AoC Grinder easy to set up? I'm horrible with computers.
A. AoC Grinder is extremely easy to set up. In fact, the program sports what we call an "Easy Setup Wizard" which will walk you through every step in setting up the bot to ensure that you do not get confused. If you still need additional help, you can always ask on the forums or contact me.

Q. Does AoC Grinder require a special user interface? Do I need to use the default user interface to run this bot?
A. AoC Grinder is made to be used in conjunction with any custom user interface. There is not one type of UI that we prefer over the others; it is very simple to adapt the bot to your own preferences at any time.

Q. How much does AoC Grinder cost?
A. Please use the demo mode before purchasing to ensure that you like the bot. AoC Grinder costs a one-time fee of $14.95. After that, you will be free to use this software forever. Note, however, that by paying to use this program, you may not share your program key with other people. It is easy for us to track those who share their key, and the key will be banned from our database forever. Unfortunately, if this occurs, you will not receive a refund. This is simply how VisualBots protects its software from being pirated.

Q. How does AoC Grinder find things to kill?
A. After setting up your travel path, AoC Grinder will begin running until it sees a killable mob in the vicinity. When this occurs, it will stop traveling and will begin attacking the mob until it dies. Then, it will check for additional mobs that are attacking you, and if there are none, it will rest, then loot. If you set AoC Grinder to cast buffs on your character, it may cast them during this time as well. Then, it will begin traveling again, repeating the process until you want it to stop. As you would imagine, within just a few hours your bags will be filled with more money, valuable items, and your character will have gained a nice amount of experience points!

Q. Can AoC Grinder do quests for me?
A. Yes, to some extent. If you have a quest that asks you to kill X amount of mobs or collect Y amount of items, you can set AoC Grinder to hunt in a designated area where you need to kill a particular mob. When you check up on your character in an hour or two, you may find that the quests have been completed.

Q. Will AoC Grinder attack other players?
A. AoC Grinder will not intentionally attack other players, and probably never will. In the future, we may enable AoC Grinder to fight back when it is attacked, but for now we do not wish for this feature to be implemented.

Q. What happens if my character dies?
A. When your character dies, AoC Grinder can do one of two things: pause itself and play an alarm, or resurrect and continue using the path you previously designed to kill mobs. In the future, more options will be added for your character's death.

Q. What about eating, drinking, and buffing?
A. AoC Grinder is fully capable of eating, drinking, and buffing your character when needed. Simply specify the hotkeys you want to use to buff your character along with the cooldown time, and AoC Grinder will take care of the rest.

Q. I keep dying - what am I doing wrong?
A. First, make sure the bot is doing what it's supposed to be doing. Is it using its combos properly? Is it resting and using potions as needed? Is it casting spells properly? If not, you may want to re-configure the bot. Otherwise, you may wish to create a new travel path, edit your current choice of spells/combos used, or try to grind elsewhere.

Q. What mobs is AoC Grinder best at killing?
A. For the most part, AoC Grinder is capable of killing any mob - whether it is melee or ranged. However, it is always best for your travel path to contain as many melee mobs as possible. Also, if your character does not have a ranged pulling attack or a "charge" attack (such as Hellstep), you may want to refrain from trying to kill ranged mobs.

Q. What are the system requirements?
A. You will not be able to run AoC Grinder on a Mac or an extremely old version of Windows, such as Windows ME or Windowes 98. There also seems to be compatibility issues with 64-bit systems, but try it out anyways. Other than that, you should be good to go. Also, please note that you will need .NET Framework 2.0 installed. More than likely, however, you already have this installed on your system. When in doubt, just try to run AoC Grinder. It won't make your computer explode; I promise.

Q. AoC Grinder is crashing my game! What do I do?
A. There is no possible way for AoC Grinder to directly crash your game. More than likely, your system does not have enough memory to run Age of Conan very reliably to begin with, and with the addition of AoC Grinder rapidly controlling your character, your system runs out of memory. Try closing any other programs you have open, or get a memory upgrade.

Q. Can I type while running AoC Grinder?
A. AoC Grinder uses the movement keys to move. Therefore, while it is moving, you can type; however, while in combat, you will need to make sure your chat frame is not in use.

Q. I still can't get this thing to work! I'm so frustrated. What do I do now?
A. Try our forums. I will monitor them frequently to try to answer your questions as soon as possible. If I don't get to you in time, someone else will. The point of the forums is to establish an active community and give you the opportunity to discuss the bot with others.

Q. I'm not very good at creating travel paths for AoC Grinder. Can I have one of yours?
A. Drop by our forums. There is a category specifically designed to hold a horde of travel paths created by myself and the rest of AoC Grinder's users.

AoC Classes

Classes in Age of Conan are divided into four archetypes:

* Priest
* Soldier
* Rogue
* Mage


Priests in Age of Conan are a step beyond the stereotype of a vulnerable healer - they can call forth the power of their deities to smite and expose their enemies whilst protecting and aiding their allies. While the priest is certainly the cornerstone of a good team-in that they provide the vital restoration skills required to keep their allies standing in battle-they are much more than just a simple healer.

Priests draw on the strength of their faith, and their abilities are derived from the power of their respective deities. Each god provides unique aspects to their followers, from the lethal poisons of the snake god Set to the elemental powers of nature itself harnessed by the Stormcaller.

The priests of Hyboria can be broadly split between those that follow the shamanic path and those that dedicate themselves as high priests of a deity.

Trusting in their respective deities to preserve their lives priests largely wear light armor, and need to avoid direct melee confrontation wherever possible.

Priest classes are:
* Priest of Mitra
* Tempest of Set
* Bear Shaman


Soldiers are able to wear heavier armor than any other class, the warrior is able to soak up damage like no other. The heavy armor also allows the warrior to resist knock-back attacks more than any other class. Later specialization classes gain a defensive and offensive stance, the warrior is able to decide whether to hunker down when under attack, or go into a battle frenzy and significantly increase damage output while lowering defense. This class is great for anyone who is familiar with hand to hand combat.

Soldier classes:
* Conqueror
* Dark Templar
* Guardian


Unconventional and devious fighters, characters in the Rogue Archetype are those intent on causing maximum harm to their opponents through any means necessary.

These classes are not the disciplined soldiers of the warrior archetype, but cunning and often vicious opponents that their enemies would be unfortunate to meet in one of the many dark corners of Hyboria.

Capable of dealing great amounts of damage to their victims, they typically wear lighter armor for the sake of mobility and secrecy. Rogues use a variety of weapon combinations based on situation and necessity, dispatching their enemies in a brutally efficient manner.

Rogue classes:
* Barbarian
* Ranger
* Assassin


The Mage archetype is based around inflicting damage. While they're all able to do magical damage, their primary method of dealing damage varies, from the Herald of Xotli doing primarily melee damage, to the Necromancer which animates the dead to provide powerful pets. Mages wear either cloth armor or silk armor, so they are unable to withstand much direct conflict, however classes like the Herald of Xotli are able to fuse with the bones of the dead, which gives them great physical strength to withstand melee damage, and deal some themselves.

All the mage classes draw their powers from dark sources, whether demonic or undead. While this enables them to dish out huge amounts of damage, it comes with a price. Through spellweaving, the mages are able to bind together spells to create more powerful attacks. However, the more powerful their spell becomes, the larger is the chance of ill-effects as a result of spellweaving.

Only Stygian players can play the Mage archetype.

Mage classes:
* Herald of Xotli
* Demonologist
* Necromancer

Age of Conan Crafting Professions

Note that one player can only get 2 crafting professions out of the ones listed below.


Picking up this trade allows you to craft various types of weaponry, from swords to staffs, from daggers to crossbows. Everything needed to kill your opponents!


If you wish to go the completely opposite route from the weaponsmith, try picking up the armorsmithing craft that allows you to craft various types of armor pieces.


Do you enjoy mixing things into vials and seeing how the result affects people? Then you should try your luck at alchemy, allowing you to make various types of potions.


City-building is an integral part of Age of Conan, and you will need someone skilled in the arts of architecture to draw up the plans needed for the different buildings.


Monsters tend to drop rough gems that the gemcutter can turn into powerful enchantments, and these can be placed into other crafted items to make them more potent.