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Quest / Event MQ2Grind 517

Software Requirements
MQ2Dannet (mandatory)
MQ2Nav (mandatory)
MQ2AutoAccept (optional, helps with brute force adding group members to shared task)
Server Type
  1. Live
  2. Test Server

Wiki Manual

2020 ESA Winner

  • This automates the group farming of XP within an instance for privacy while you are monitoring
  • This does not automate the completion of a group mission
  • Currently supports
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  • The 'driver' of the plugin, should be a tank type (PAL, SHD, WAR), you could /grind waiver otherwise
  • You must edit MQ2Grind.ini (/grind ui)
Redbot: Thank you for this incredible community, I love being a part of it!
MQ2 authors: Thank you guys for the coding help and hand slaps when I did something wrong!
Testing team: Thank you all for all the deaths you've encountered, all the level gains, and AA's that are now behind you. Thank you for the incredible way that you play the game which allowed us to figure out how to make this plugin better.
MaxD for the first view of instance flipping, thank you man!
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First release
Last update
5.00 star(s) 51 ratings

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Latest updates

  1. Additional auto-recovery from a paused Grind

    06/27/2022 --- Enhancement - Added automatic resume once a slow group member finds their way...
  2. Auto-resume becomes a thing and fixed a crash too

    06/21/2022 --- Enhancements - Added automatic resume once group member corpse(s) are...
  3. New feature: Last Run

    03/29/2022 --- Enhancements - Added `/grind lastrun` to finish the current instance and then...

Latest reviews

love it
I wont give it less than 5 stars (its that good), BUT due to the waypoint pathing you need to be slightly over-geared for instance runs. If your running with raid gear from the previous expansion this is perfect for you and you can stop reading just press the purchase button and watch Netflix.

If you are just coming back to the game like me and trying your hardest to augment out your tank gear, this will require a lot of attention in the early stages. Having a tight kit to maximize tanking like a well programed kissassist or one of the tank plug-in class functions Es2kay can help, but gear will be your main problem. The program will sometimes run you head long into mobs with some pulls being 4-8 mobs depending on the instance. Surviving the initial barrage is something you'll have to account for.

I suggest being close by to save your team during the early stage of grinding a new instance until you get the levels/AAs. You'll get frustrated that your character just agro'd 5-8 mobs instead of stopping and spell pulling like 30 feet back to get 1-2 mobs, but the program is worth every penny and I highly recommend it.
Thank you so much for such an informative review. I agree with most of what you said there, the reliance on raid gear from previous era I don't agree with based on personal experience in group gear. If I may add something to this (even as the author); one of the most important things is to ensure that your gear is up to date (don't go into ToL with Herioc gear); and also ensure that your combat utility (mac vs lua vs cwtn plugin) is configured correctly for the scenario you are entering.
Thanks for enabling me to get back with my family, and yet still maintain my hobby to unwind and decompress from my job. If anyone is on the fence about this let me say as clearly as I can: It's worth the money. Just buy it.
This does exactly what it says on the tin. Can see the amount of work that has gone into it and we are the lucky ones who get to reap the benefits of this!
got this the other day. had to do a couple things to actually use it but that was my fault. Over all man great job and glad I invested.
While there are many plugins available on this site doing amazing automation tasks for characters, travel, etc... This is HANDS DOWN a must have in the end game. You can get by using free tools for combat, but there is NOTHING that beats the experience gains you get from Grind. Need to farm AA? Use Grind. PL a toon once he hits 95? Use Grind. Nothing is faster, or simpler to use. While I do not condone the usage while afk, I had it running and laid down for a sec. Just a sec and it was 8 hours later I woke up. This was still running, without a hitch. If you can only afford a single plugin purchase, make it this one!
I honestly can't find enough good things to say about this plugin. It's hands down one of the best on this site.
Outstanding plugin! My new box group project I started at level 1 is now in the 100s. I purchased this to help with some time management, and so far this plugin is great! If you are considering this plugin and haven't purchased it yet, I highly recommend.
Well, here I am subbing to MQ2Grind for a 2nd year. Great plugin. Thanks Hytiek.
Great plugin! Hytiek worked with me to fine tune and explained some of the commands i didn't quite get. top notch!