GetPlayerInfoByGUID

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Returns basic information about another player from their GUID.

localizedClass, englishClass, localizedRace, englishRace, sex, name, realm = GetPlayerInfoByGUID("guid")

Arguments

guid 
string - The GUID of the player you're querying.

Returns

localizedClass 
string - Localized class name, e.g. "Warrior"
englishClass 
string - Localization-independent class name, e.g. "WARRIOR"
localizedRace 
string - Localized race name, e.g. "Night Elf"
englishRace 
string - Localization-independent race name, e.g. "NightElf"
sex 
number - Gender ID of the character. 2 for male, or 3 for female.
name 
string - The name of the specified character.
realm 
string - Realm of the character. The empty string "" is returned if the specified character is from the same realm as the player.

Details

  • This function was added in Patch 3.2
  • The information is not encoded in the GUID itself; as such, no data is available until the client has encountered the queried GUID.

See also

  • UnitGUID - Returns the GUID of the specified unit.