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  • Updated 02/14/2014
  • Created 04/28/2012
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  • Newest File: 50400.2.1
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About Bitten's SpellFlash: Pally

This module flashes suggested spells for all three Paladin specs. You can find *lots* more information on its website.

If you download using the Curse Client it will come with everything you need. If you download your addons manually, you must also get SpellFlash.

Please see the FAQ before posting a question. If that doesn't address your issue, or you have a suggestion to improve this addon, please either leave a comment or create a ticket.

Bitten's SpellFlash modules replace Blizzard's default proc highlighting to flash the button you should press next to achieve maximum dps on a boss fight. Or if you are a tank, to maximize your survivability. For healers, they are just slightly smarter proc highlighters. Dps modules follow or are similar to priority schemes found in SimulationCraft and/or Icy Veins. Sometimes you have to be smarter than SpellFlash, e.g. when saving a cooldown for a specific boss mechanic, but in general following the recommendations will improve most people's performance.

Some modules have AoE modes. Check the descriptions of each rotation to see if one is available for the spec(s) you use.

Version 50400.2.1

  • Retribution: Bugfix - Divine Storm was not flashing for the 4pT16 proc.

Version 50400.2.0

  • Retribution: Updated the rotation to catch up with gear changes, including 4pT16.
  • Retribution: Added flashing for Guardian of Ancient Kings.

Version 50400.1.2

  • Retribution: Bugfix - Light's Hammer was not flashing.
  • All: Flashes WoW's 9th Anniversary Celebration Package.

Version 50400.1.1

  • Protection: Removed some leftover debug output. Sorry about that!

Version 50400.1.0

  • Holy: Added flashing for Divine Plea.
  • Holy: Now flashes Divine Light and Holy Radiance to consume Selfless Healer, instead of Flash of Light.
  • Holy: Anticipates changes to Selfless Healer.
  • Protection: Now uses Crusader Strike to apply Weakened Blows, unless you are in AoE mode.
  • Protection: Updated Holy Wrath to know it can stun Abberations if glyphed (localizations must be updated for this to work with non-English clients).
  • All: Updated holy power anticipation with changes from this patch.

Version 3.6.1

  • Protection: No more small green flashes for Sacred Shield when out of melee range. That was easy to confuse with the large green flashes it uses normally.
  • Protection: Now checks for the proc from Indomitable Primal Diamond before flashing your mitigation cooldowns.
  • Protection: Now checks for a number of external mitigation cooldowns before flashing one of your own.

Version 3.6.0

  • Protection: Added a solo/damage mode.
  • Protection: Sacred Shield now flashes green to refresh it with higher absorb values.
  • Protection: Now saves Avenging Wrath as a mitigation cooldown regardless of whether you took Sanctified Wrath.
  • Protection: Increased the priority of Judgment when under Sanctified Wrath.
  • Protection: Increased the priority of Holy Wrath.
  • Protection: Bugfix - Mitigation cooldowns were broken.
  • Protection & Retribution: Added AoE modes.
  • Retribution: Bugfix - Sacred Shield was broken.

Version 3.5.2

  • All: Bugfix for a Lua error.

Version 3.5.1

  • Holy & Protection: Bugfix - error in Word of Glory / Eternal Flame flashing on non-English clients.
  • All: Now flashes food buffs.

Version 3.5.0

Update for patch 5.3.

  • Holy: Holy Shock now flashes small at 1 stack of Daybreak, and normally at 2.

Version 3.4.1

  • Protection: Bugfix for Lua error.

Version 3.4.0

  • Protection: Added level 90 talents as survival cooldowns.
  • Protection: Spells will now flash small and green if they will be next but are still on cooldown.
  • Protection: Eternal Flame is now used just like Word of Glory, instead of as a HoT.
  • Protection: Word of Glory's / Eternal Flame's flash color is now red if you are wearing 2pT15 and the buff has less than 3 seconds remaining.
  • Protection: Damage-only abilities will no longer take priority if an HP generating ability is just about to come off cooldown.
  • Protection & Retribution: Healing spells now consider your incoming heals (except Lay on Hands).
  • Retribution: Added an extra priority for Templar's Verdict having to do with 4pT15.

Version 3.3.0

  • Retribution: Updated the priorities with new research, including a change when wearing 4pT15.
  • Retribution: Small green flashes now always warn you which spell will be next during wait periods.

Version 3.2.5

NOTE: This version includes a new version of Bitten's SpellFlash Library that I tried to test well, but if you find any issues please let me know right away.

Version 3.2.4

  • Protection: Bugfix - unglyphed Consecration flashing was broken. Sorry about that!

Version 3.2.3

  • A slight change was required for the newest version of Bitten's SpellFlash Library. You only need this update if you also update one of my other addons.

Version 3.2.2

  • Update to the latest Bitten's SpellFlash Library. If you choose to install it separately (which is no longer required), you only need to update one of them.

Version 3.2.1

  • Retribution: Bugfix - Exorcism flashing was not respecting its cooldown when glyphed.

Version 3.2.0

NOTE: Your options will be reset when you upgrade to this version.

  • Repackaging so that Bitten's SpellFlash Library is included with the addon, instead of downloaded separately.
  • Several other internal changes.
  • Protection: Added Hand of Purity as a mitigation cooldown (because it affects all damage in 5.2).
  • Retribution: Templar's Verdict will no longer flash when it is out of range.
  • Retribution: No longer flashes Sacred Shield if a damaging ability will be off cooldown within 1 gcd.
  • Retribution: No longer insists you switch from Seal of Insight to Seal of Truth.

Version 3.1.0

  • Protection & Retribution: Added Lay on Hands.
  • Retribution: Researched the rotation and updated accordingly for slightly better dps.
  • Retribution: Added lvl 90 talents.
  • Retribution: Added Sacred Shield, Flash of Light and Word of Glory.
  • Retribution: Hammer of Wrath no longer flashes when you have no target, or when your target is out of range.

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  • #96

    For Ret, HoW under AW is flashing even at 5hp.

    All of what I have read says that TV5hp is the highest priority no matter what.

    Is there a reason for this?

  • #97

    With the action list used, it makes no difference.  Swapping the priority simulates to the same dps.  However, I see some work has been done improving the priority list for Ret since I last updated this module, so I'll have to check that out.

    <Edit:> Version 3.3.0 included updates according to the latest research out there.  With those modifications, it was worth swapping TV and HoW.  So now the priority is as you suggested.  :)

    Last edited by Xemnosyst on 5/7/2013 6:46:15 PM

    Author of Bitten's SpellFlash.

  • #99
    Quote from akbrim »

    One other thing I have noticed. With Ret 4pc bonus, it flashes CS over TV when you are under 5hp even if you already have the proc.

    I have it on my list to account for T15 set bonuses for Ret and Prot (and Guardian Druids, Arcane Mages, and Demonology & Destruction Warlocks ... I already did DKs and Monks.  Silly set bonuses).  Sorry I have not gotten to it sooner, and thank you for reminding me.  I think I will probably get to this within a week.

    <Edit:> I had my notes confused when I wrote this reponse.  I had already worked in the set bonus for T15, but I tried simulating your suggestion and it showed an improvement, so I added that in the last release (along with a bunch of updates for Prot).

    Last edited by Xemnosyst on 5/9/2013 7:01:27 PM

    Author of Bitten's SpellFlash.

  • #98

    One other thing I have noticed. With Ret 4pc bonus, it flashes CS over TV when you are under 5hp even if you already have the proc.

    If I recall correctly, you should prioritize TV above CS when you have the proc, so as not to waste the chance of another proc.

    Thanks again for all you do to keep these addons up to date.

  • #90

    Shield of the Righteous doesn't seem to be flashing at all. Even when the ability is active and i'm at full Holy Power. I suspect there may be something wrong with the length of time it flashes, it seems to flash very briefly, a hell of a lot shorter than any of the other abilities, and then disappears after maybe 0.2sec

    Last edited by phrophet91 on 3/21/2013 4:41:09 AM
  • #91

    These are the conditions when it should flash (which I just updated on the website):

    Shield of the Righteous: When another spell is flashing that will overflow your Holy Power, or when either Bastion of Glory or Divine Purpose are about to expire.  Only flashes when you have at least 3 holy power and are in melee range.

    So, the most common scenario is that it will flash when you are at 5 holy power and it is also flashing Crusader Strike or Judgment.  The idea is to use it at the last second before wasting holy power (or a Divine Purpose proc), allowing you to use it for Word of Glory up until that point if you take damage.  If you'd rather use the shield all the time instead of WoG for certain fights, then you may be able to time the shield better to line up with attacks - this is just the best way I've come up with for general use.

    So, if it flashes for .2 seconds, that should mean that you only let Crusader Strike (or Judgment, etc) flash for .2 seconds before you press it?  Does that explain what you are seeing, or does it appear to behave differently than I describe?

    Author of Bitten's SpellFlash.

  • #95

    Thanks, sorry about all that.

  • #94
    Quote from phrophet91»

     If you don't mind me asking then, why doesn't the shield proc when BoG is not present?

    It does flash at times when BoG is not present.  At least, it does for me.  For example, it flashes when you already have 5 holy power, and another spell is flashing that will grant you more holy power.

    On a bit of an unrelated note, not sure if this is a glitch but is Divine Protection meant to flash on CD? Sorry about all this trouble

    The best I can do to answer that is point you to the "Survival Cooldowns" section of the protection page of the website.

    Author of Bitten's SpellFlash.

  • #88

    Consecration is not working (flashing) anymore on my prot pally. It is not glyphed.

    Last edited by rmiller1974 on 3/15/2013 6:28:37 PM
  • #89

    Oops!  Sorry about that.  All fixed.

    Author of Bitten's SpellFlash.

  • #85

    Can you make Hammer of Wrath flash for both retri and prot? Similarly to how blizzards 'flash' works. HoW is a pretty good finishing move for tanks.

  • #87

    It already flashes for both.  For example, it is priority number 11 in the description for Prot.  If it is not flashing for you check out the question "Why isn't spell X flashing?" in the FAQ.

    Author of Bitten's SpellFlash.

  • #77

    not flashing what spell to use on pally

  • #78

    Working for me.  Got any more info than that?

    Author of Bitten's SpellFlash.

  • #84

    works now, ty!

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