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Tin Man Challenge Rules

This is a variant of the Iron Man that allows you to get your feet wet before trying Iron Man. Significant differences from the Iron Man are:

  • Deaths are allowed (They're used for sorting purposes).
  • Talents are allowed.
  • Potion use is allowed.
  • Food Buffs are allowed.

Have a question about the rules? Check out our FAQ.

  1. Deaths - If you die, it's not great but it doesn't mean the challenge is over. Characters of the same level will be ranked by deaths (least amount of deaths higher).
  2. To LIST your character, you must be green-flagged as per the Tin Challenge Rules and abide by these level restrictions.
    1. If you have never died, your character must be between Level 10 - 30.
    2. If you have died, your character can be any level.
  3. No gear higher than White quality. Break this rule and your character is RED FLAGGED.
    1. No enchantments on your gear (DK Rune Empowerment is an exception as it is a class skill). Break this rule and your character is RED FLAGGED.
    2. All Shirts are allowed.
    3. All Tabards are allowed.
  4. Talents and Specs are ALLOWED.
  5. No Primary Professions allowed. Break this rule and your character is RED FLAGGED.
    1. No Secondary Professions allowed EXCEPT FIRST AID. Break this rule and your character is Yellow Flagged.
  6. Healing Potions, Mana Potions and Healthstones are ALLOWED.
  7. Flasks are NOT ALLOWED. Break this rule and your character is RED FLAGGED.
    1. No Elixirs (except those that count as elixirs for quests). Break this rule and your character is RED FLAGGED.
    2. PLEASE NOTE: Quests that require Elixir use (like Drakuru's Elixir) allow for only ONE USE of the elixir per quest. Extra uses of the Elixir will RED FLAG you. I CANNOT CHANGE THIS. USE ELIXIRS AT YOUR OWN RISK.
  8. Your Killing Blow / Total Kills percentage must be 75% or higher. Break this rule and your character is Yellow Flagged.
  9. Cannot join a party, raid or group with the intent of getting help to further yourself in the challenge.
  10. No Vanilla, TBC or Cataclysm dungeons or raids completed. Break this rule and your character is RED FLAGGED.
    1. No Wrath, Pandaria, Warlords or Legion dungeon or raid bosses killed. Break this rule and your character is RED FLAGGED.
    2. No Battlegrounds or Arenas allowed. Break this rule and your character is RED FLAGGED.
  11. Guild use is comlpetely okay.
  12. Leveling via Pet Battles is not allowed.
  13. Cannot boost your character.
  14. Food buffs & External buffs are allowed (except XP buffs - including Monk's XP buff)
  15. No Refer-a-Friend or other XP-boosting activites, gear or buffs (Darkmoon Faire, Heirlooms, Garrison potion, etc). Yes, this includes Monk's XP buff: not allowed.
  16. All Mounts (including Heirloom, Water-walking and Repair) and Account-wide abilities (Toys) are allowed.
  17. Draenor Specific Rules
    • Flying in Draenor: Allowed.
    • All Follower Missions: Allowed. (Yes, even the XP ones)
    • Mining and Herb Garden use in the Garrison is allowed. Use at your own risk.
    • Buildings: All Allowed EXCEPT for:
      • Barracks Level 2 or higher: NOT ALLOWED (no Bodyguards)
    • Shipyard: Allowed
    • Garrison Outposts / Zone-Wide Perks:
      • Gorgrond: Allowed.
      • Talador: Allowed.
      • Spires of Arak: Brewery NOT ALLOWED due to passive XP bonus. Smuggling Run is allowed
      • Nagrand: Allowed.
  18. Legion Specific Rules
    • Flying in Legion: Allowed.
    • Legion Intro Skipping: Allowed.
    • Using Champions as bodyguards: NOT Allowed.
    • Using Class Order Hall "Upgrades": NOT Allowed.
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Iron Man concept by Ironbraids & wowironman.com site by David Cassagrande.