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Inv egg 05
  • Field Repair Bot 74A
  • Item Level 60Disenchants into:
    Not disenchantable
  • Requires Engineering (300)
  • Use: Unfolds into a Field Repair Bot that can repair damaged items and purchase unwanted goods. After 10 minutes its internal motor fails.
  • 1 Charges
  • Sell Price: 1Gold
Successful raiders never leave home without it. TCGTDP 243
FieldRepairBot74A

Field Repair Bot 74A

Field Repair Bot 74A is an Engineer-created robot that can be deployed anywhere. The item is consumed upon use. It essentially functions as a merchant with a repair ability: it can both completely repair gear and purchase items from players. It also sells minor Engineering components. It lasts for 10 minutes and there is a 10 minute cooldown on the robot so you can only deploy one at a time.

It was considered to be one of the most important engineering items in the game, especially useful for repairing entire raid groups without having to leave a dungeon.

Source

Field Repair Bot 74A is crafted by Engineers with a skill level of 300.

The components are:
Inv ingot 07
16x [Thorium Bar]
Inv misc gear 03
2x [Fused Wiring]
The raw materials are:
Inv ore thorium 02
16x [Thorium Ore]
Inv ore copper 01
6x [Copper Ore]
Spell fire volcano
2x [Essence of Fire]

Note: Copper Ore needs to be smelted into Copper Bar and crafted into Delicate Copper Wire by a jewelcrafter. The Fused Wiring can then be made by the engineer via Schematic: Fused Wiring.

The schematic can be found on the floor near Golem Lord Argelmach in Blackrock Depths. Only engineers with 300 skill may learn the schematic after clicking on the item. Characters with a high enough level will be able to read the item without aggroing the boss.

Field Repair Bot 74A as an ingredient

Engineering

Trading Card

He Appears in the WOW Trading Card Game; it does the following:

Field Repair Bot 74A

  • Set: Dark Portal
  • Type: Ally - Unique
  • Cost: 1
  • ATK/Health: 0/2
  • Race: Repair Bot
  • Artist: Clint Langley
  • Text: Friendly heroes have "(1), Put an equipment card from your graveyard into your hand."
  • Flavor: "Successful raiders never leave home without it."
  • Card #: 243

Notes

Instances introduced in later expansions have often featured shorter distances to repair vendors, making repair bots less vital. They are still a high value convenience item, as simply leaving to repair and return can take 5–10 minutes of a raid's time under optimal conditions. This particular repair bot is the first generation of such items, and has since been eclipsed by versions made available with later expansions.

See also

  • Repair bot - for a lineup of the various repair bots known, and some history behind them.
    Field Repair Bot 74A TCG

Patch changes

  • WoW Icon 16x16 Patch 1.4.0 (2005-05-05): Fixed a typo in the tooltip for the Field Repair Bot 74A.
  • WoW Icon 16x16 Patch 1.3.0 (07-Mar-2005): Added.

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