API UnitFactionGroup

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WoW API < UnitFactionGroup

Get the name of the faction (Horde/Alliance) a unit belongs to.

englishFaction, localizedFaction = UnitFactionGroup(unit)

Arguments Edit

String - UnitID you want to get the faction for

Returns Edit

String - Unit's faction name in English, i.e. "Alliance", "Horde" or nil.
String - Unit's faction name in the client's locale or nil.

Details Edit

The functon returns correct results after the PLAYER_ENTERING_WORLD event.

Note that for NPCs, the function will only return Alliance/Horde for factions closely allied with either side. Goblins, for instance, return nil,nil.

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