Tracks loading screens to cycle the tip during login.

/console gameTip 0


number - Index of the tip just displayed, plus one. (See for the complete list.)


  • This CVar saves locally and affects every login from the same client.
  • The position saved by gameTip might not really exist; it is checked for validity at the next login. The game could skip ahead for gaps or level restritions, or restart from SortIndex 1.


Calling /dump GetCVar("gameTip") with a level 60 character on a fresh install results in 3, and then 5 after the second login.

Tip SortIndex CVar gameTip Level restriction
Nearby questgivers that are awaiting your return are shown as a question mark on your mini-map. 1 2 1-15
Your spell casting can be canceled by moving, jumping, or hitting the <ESC> key. 2 3 20-60
You can <Shift>-click on a player name in the chat window to learn additional information about them. 3 4 20-49
You can <Ctrl>-click on an item to see how you would look wearing that item. 4 5 20-60

Patch changes

  • Legion Patch 7.3.0 (2017-08-29): SortIndex added.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Level restrictions added, so this CVar now skips values.