Vanilla WoW Download – 1.12.1 Client

Vanilla WoW Download - 1.12.1 Client

Here you can find different sources of downloads for the the Vanilla World of Warcraft client, specifically patch 1.12.1. These clients are pre-installed so all you should need to do is extract them from the zip file and update your realmlist to the server of your choice.

Direct Downloads

Torrents
Note that there have been many reports lately that Blizzard does file copyright strikes with ISPs for people using torrents to download their older clients. There are a couple of different options to help with this, we recommend using either a cloud based torrent client such as Bitport or a VPN (Proton VPN is a solid choice, they have a decent free tier also).

  • Windows – Client from Kronos
  • Mac – Client from Kronos

Need to find a place to play? View our list of Vanilla WoW Private Servers.

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mocha
mocha(@mocha)
3 years ago

I’m getting the “disconnected from server” error after logging into WoW launcher. What does the realmlist.wtf file need to be edit to?

Mine is currently set to:

set realmlist us.logon.worldofwarcraft.com
set realmname “Light’s Hope – Northdale”

What needs to be changed?

seranox
seranox
3 years ago

i have changed the realmlist to set realmlist.logon.lightshope.org but still can log in it says my password or username is not good any help? my username and password are the same to log in this site righT?

dezz
dezz
2 years ago
Reply to  Furious

theyre offline currently and i cant make an account, what other private server can i use? and do i have to reset the wtf again?

yeetonem
yeetonem
3 years ago

after downloading and extracting, what do I do? It just shows up as a bunch of .bin files and a setup guide. Still no extracted files or realmlist.wtf to be found. can somebody help me

Jonas
Jonas
2 years ago
Reply to  yeetonem

you dont need to extract anything. Just drag the folder to your desktop or another drive if you want to, go in to realmlist and make sure you put the server / realm your playing on, when you have done that, you can just click the wow.exe and play. remember this is the 32 bit client not x64, the x64 never existed back then, so your graphics are rendered mainly by your cpu rather than your graphics card

Dauran
Dauran
3 years ago

Vanilla support 21:9?

Tripche
Tripche(@tripche)
3 years ago

hey guys i cant log in the wow game and it annoys the shit out of me so please help thanks <3

Odrinus
Odrinus
3 years ago

I’ve downloaded the Elysium Client, but now I can’t save the realmlist.wtf file, says my compressed file’s incomplete or corrupt.

Guest
Guest
3 years ago
Reply to  Odrinus

Having the same problem

Amrhin
Amrhin(@amrhin)
2 years ago

i am gonna download it and i hope it works…

Jonas
Jonas
2 years ago

Hi guys. I have downloaded the windows 1.12.1 client, dragged it to my other SSD drive (bigger) and play it from there. I have a huge problem though, which is mainly I cannot right click my avatar. I right click on my avatar and nothing happens, it doesnt give me a short list of what I can do, and since I cant right , i cannot move it. I installed dominoes fix for this version of the client, and its exactly the same in that I cannot right click the darn thing. Any other clients that arent bugged and that I can right click? also there was a lot of skipping of frames…not sure what that was all about.

Gujkah
Gujkah
2 years ago

I was able to download the torrent, but I dont quite understand what to do next. I have a mac computer so I downloaded the MAC torrent file, and im trying to use Open all files application. Do I need to extract this file? And if so can someone recommend a program to download that allows that on Mac?

Billy
Billy
2 years ago

Hello witch one is for retro wow and witch one is for lights hope ? Pls tell me faster I really want play them

dark8889
dark8889(@dark8889)
2 years ago

kann mich nicht anmelden im spiel mfg grüssen Tobias

calu
calu
2 years ago

ive downloaded game but the link it told me to use to creat my account doesnt work what doi do ?

Morne
Morne
2 years ago

Hi guys.
I am really keen to play WOW. I need some help installing and playing WOW classic for free before purchasing or subscribing.

I have a Lenovo G50-70 laptop. Does anyone know if it will run WOW?

what site can i download WOW ? Years ago i had a mate who was able to install and use patches which allowed us to play for free. i should have paid more attention haha.

Lasagna
Lasagna
2 years ago

Yo, I really want to see if I can install this on Windows 98. When I try to run the installer it says it needs a newer version of Windows. Is there a version of WoW Vanilla that can run on Win98?

Megamike
Megamike
1 year ago

is there somewhere other than MEGA i can download the wow 1.12.1 mac client?

Rallaa
Rallaa(@rallaa)
1 year ago

I can play the game, but everytime i start the game my settings and sound settings are not saved. I put resolution to 1920 x 1080 and i lower the sound but everytime i start the game again it went back to the original like 1024 x 72.. something dont remember exactly, but its annoying having to do the settings all over again. Please help

Visser
Visser
10 months ago

I can’t open the realmlist.wtf file but I do have Notepad, do I need a different app?

Grenim
Grenim
9 months ago

Hi. When i launch wow client it automatically minimaze windows and i when i try open it close again. What can it be? Windows 7 x64

Nathan Lofthouse
Nathan Lofthouse
9 months ago

when i download the Windows – Client from Nostalrius it doesnt have a realmlist.wtf

sacermudo
sacermudo
9 months ago

how can i change the lenguaje to spañol?

Jimmys
Jimmys
8 months ago

guys i cant make account it sends me to verify to my email and when i go to email it has no message

WolFreak
WolFreak
8 months ago

I cant fint the realmlist.wtf file

hugodemalfait
hugodemalfait
8 months ago

the torrent link for Mac doesn’t work.
I tried to download via the direct downloads, but we have to subscribe to DL the files.
What other solution Mac users have ? I really want to join you guys 🙂

finkorn
finkorn
7 months ago

not working with M1 MacBook

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