Resources (or "resource nodes") are a part of the game world that a player character can loot by gathering or harvesting for raw ingredient items usable by professions or items required by quests.

Examples of resources:

Resource currencies

Warlords-Logo-Small Warlords of Draenor introduced a type of currency called Garrison Resources and Legion-Logo-Small Legion added Order Resources. These are basically currency called "resources".

Resource mechanics

Main article: Resource mechanics

Each class has a Resource mechanics (also called "resource system") which is used to power its abilities; for example, many casters use mana and rogues use Energy. See Resource mechanics category.

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