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Returns the expansion level currently accessible by the player.

expansionLevel = GetExpansionLevel()

Returns

expansionLevel 
number - The newest expansion currently accessible by the player.
NUM_LE_EXPANSION_LEVELS
Value Enum Description
0 LE_EXPANSION_CLASSIC Classic
1 LE_EXPANSION_BURNING_CRUSADE The Burning Crusade
2 LE_EXPANSION_WRATH_OF_THE_LICH_KING Wrath of the Lich King
3 LE_EXPANSION_CATACLYSM Cataclysm
4 LE_EXPANSION_MISTS_OF_PANDARIA Mists of Pandaria
5 LE_EXPANSION_WARLORDS_OF_DRAENOR Warlords of Draenor
6 LE_EXPANSION_LEGION Legion
7 LE_EXPANSION_BATTLE_FOR_AZEROTH Battle for Azeroth
8 LE_EXPANSION_SHADOWLANDS Shadowlands
9 LE_EXPANSION_10_0
10 LE_EXPANSION_11_0

Details

  • Trial/Starter accounts are automatically upgraded to the second to last expansion.
  • Updated after UPDATE_EXPANSION_LEVEL fires.

Example

Before and after the Shadowlands global launch at November 23 2020 at 3:00 p.m. PST. Requires the player to have pre-ordered/purchased the expansion.

/dump GetExpansionLevel() -- 7 -> 8
/dump GetAccountExpansionLevel() -- 8
/dump GetServerExpansionLevel() -- 7 -> 8

Which is basically

min(GetAccountExpansionLevel(), GetServerExpansionLevel())

Patch changes

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