Static Render Domains Update

Website Bug Report
Hey everyone,

We’re in the process of updating the domains that are used for serving WoW render images. If you are linking directly to any render image, please make a note of this change. We encourage you to switch to these new domains as soon as possible. Here’s a few examples of this change:

Avatar Image


Inset Image


Profile Image


Here’s some more details about our static render:

Images generated per character (see above for an example of each)
We currently render three different images:
  • An Armory profile image
  • An Armory inset image
  • An avatar image


Renders generation
Whenever a character logs out of the game, a request is automatically sent to the static renderer for a new set of website images. These requests are processed in the order they are received. During peak gaming hours it may take longer for your character images to update and appear on the community site.

Black silhouettes
If a character avatar is displaying as a generic silhouette, this typically means one of two things:
  • The selected character is under level 10.
  • The selected character may have not been recently played.


Note: Until an image is rendered for Death Knights for the first time, the silhouette for that class will default to that of a human. In the case of Demon hunters, it will default to a silhouette of a night elf or blood elf, depending on the character’s faction.

Our goal is to provide faster, better, more reliable services and this is just another step towards that goal. For Azeroth!
Updated to reference -main.jpg instead of -profilemain.jpg in the example URL for Profile Image.

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