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Bitten's SpellFlash: Shaman

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  • World of Warcraft
  • 16,224 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 5.4.1
  • 1,591,810 Total Downloads
  • Updated 11/23/2013
  • Created 04/28/2012
  • 349 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: 50400.1.2

About Bitten's SpellFlash: Shaman

This module flashes suggested spells for all three Shaman 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 50400.1.2

  • All: Flashes WoW's 9th Anniversary Celebration Package.

Version 50400.1.1

  • Bugfix update to Bitten's SpellFlash Library.

Version 50400.1.0

  • Restoration: It's now possible to suggest both Water totems at once if you have the new Totemic Persistence talent.

Version 3.7.2

  • All: No longer flash weapon imbues when a fishing pole is equipped.

Version 3.7.1

  • All: Now flashes food buffs.
  • All: Now flashes Purge.

Version 3.7.0

Updated for patch 5.3:

  • Elemental: Changed the conditions for Ancestral Swiftness, since it's fine to use on Lava Burst now that it has a 2 second cast time.
  • Elemental & Enhancement: Adjusted the flashing while moving to take into account that Lightning Bolt can always be cast.
  • Enhancement: Elemental Blast waits for at least 1 stack of Maelstrom Weapon, and turns into an optional flash while you are moving.

Version 3.6.0

  • Elemental: Added an AoE rotation.
  • Elemental: Flame Shock can now flash during Ascendance.
  • Elemental: Lava Burst can now flash when Flame Shock is not up if Flame Shock is on cooldown.
  • Elemental: Lava Burst flashes small and green at the same time that Ascendance flashes (single target), to remind you that will be next if you press Ascendance.
  • Elemental: Added suggested flashing for when you are moving.
  • Elemental: Thunderstorm can now flash during combat, in case you are weaving in Chain Lightnings for 2-target AoE.

Version 3.5.1

  • Enhancement: Fix for an occasional Lua error.

Version 3.5.0

  • Enhancement: Updated the rotation, including a couple adjustments when you have T15 set bonuses.
  • All: Cleaned up Ascendance flashing (e.g. it no longer flashes while it is already up).

Version 3.4.3

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 3.4.2

  • Enhancement: Bugfix - I believe there was probably an issue with Stormblast flashing, which this should fix.

Version 3.4.1

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.
  • Elemental: Now properly detects that the cooldown on Lava Burst is not going to trigger if Lava Surge is up.
  • Elemental & Enhancement: Flashes Healing Surge when solo and you could use the heal.
  • Restoration: Flashes Lightning Bolt if you have the Glyph of Telluric Currents, under 95% mana, and everyone in range has at least 90% health.
  • All: Flashes Water Walking when you are swimming.

Version 3.3.1

  • All: Fixed a recent error in the German translation that caused weapon buffs to continuously flash.
  • All: Added Spanish translations for weapon buffs so they hopefully flash correctly.

Version 3.3.0

  • Restoration: Added some flashing for Restoration.

Version 3.2.1

  • Making the "Out of Date" status go away. Please report any real issues w/ the new patch.

Version 3.2.0

  • Elemental: Prioritize Lava Burst above Flame Shock.
  • Elemental: Do not flash Elemental Mastery during Bloodlust.
  • Elemental: Do not flash Flame Shock during Ascendance.
  • Elemental: Bugfix - flash Ascendance when Lava Burst is on cooldown, instead of when it is not.

Version 3.1.0 beta

  • All: Updated rotations to match Simulationcraft defaults.
  • All: Added Ascendance and level 90 talents.
  • All: Updated translations for Brazilian Portuguese (thanks Kasth!).

Version 3.0.0

  • Enhancement: added an Enhancement rotation for 5.0.4.
  • All: No longer reported as "Out of Date" in 5.0.4.

Version 2.2.0

  • Added an Elemental rotation for MoP.

Version 2.1.6

  • Enhancement: Windfury Weapon should work on a German client now. Thanks booni89!

Version 2.1.5

  • Elemental: Bugfix - Flame Shock was not working correctly on non-English clients.

Version 2.1.4

  • All: FaStEr96 added a Russion localization. Thanks!
  • All: dayv_d added a Traditional Chinese localization. Thanks!

Version 2.1.3

  • Elemental: Lightning shield will now flash at 1 minute remaining out of combat, down from 5. If you have more than 3 stacks, it waits until 15 seconds.
  • Elemental: Thunderstorm will now flash at under 92% mana out of combat, down from 100%.
  • Restoration: Earth Shield now flashes at 2 minutes out of combat, down from 5.

Version 2.1.2

  • Taking out of beta.


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  • #72

    I hope you weren't too dissapointed!  There's not much to it.  Let me know if you have ideas to improve it.  Healing by nature doesn't mix as well with SpellFlash as dpsing or tanking, but there are still a few small things that can be helpful to flash.

    Author of Bitten's SpellFlash.

  • #73

    Works awesome! Just the way I had hoped. Windshear flashes when I need to interrupt, buffs flash when they need to be renewed, love it! Thank you so  much :)

  • #70


    just wanted to post a thanks for fixing the Flametongue & Windfury weap buff issue, not sure what you did but it is working fine now !! Laughing

    Thanks again, and keep up the excellent work it is very much appreciated Smile

  • #68

    For the German Client, the weapon enhancement flashes even if the translations are correct. So i edited the Localization.lua and just overwrote with the same translation, now it works!

  • #69

    So you typed in the exact some thing that shows up on the localizations page, and then it worked?  Hmmm ...

    Author of Bitten's SpellFlash.

  • #65

    For the past few days SpellFlash does not seem to be registering that I have weapon enhancments applied to MH and OH weapons. The Flametongue and Windfury buttons stay lit whether the buffs are applied or not. Is this a bug introduced/caused by the last patch?

    This problem has been on-going for a couple pf months as far as i can recall after each patch I cross my fingers and hope its been fixed but it is still there Frown

    This is a real shame as all other chars use this spell flash addon and all work seemlessly this is the only problem as far as I can tell with the Shaman spellflash set everything else works fine.

    I even tried disabling all my other addons except the ones required to instigate the Shaman spellflash set, just in case something was conflicting but the same problem occured Cry

    This is an amazing addon and I love the way it works, and enjoy using it, please can you fix the problem with the Shaman Flametongue & Windfury weapon buffs, thanks ../hugs

    Last edited by Shimerblade on 12/11/2012 12:05:20 PM
  • #66

    First of all, I'm sorry it has taken so long for me to respond.  Your comment fell through the cracks during the end of my semester (I'm back in school!  Yay?), then I lost track of it during my vacation.  But on to the real issue ...

    Do you play WoW using an English client?  If not, are there correct translations for your language on the localizations page?

    Author of Bitten's SpellFlash.

  • #64

    I've downloaded Shaman addon with curse client. I have library, shaman and spellflash directory. But i see nothing in game, nor even flash or anything. It seems that its not working. What am i doing wrong?

  • #67

    What spec do you play?

    Author of Bitten's SpellFlash.

  • #62

    For the past few days SpellFlash does not seem to be registering that I have weapon enhancments applied to MH and OH weapons. The Flametongue and Windfury buttons stay lit whether the buffs are applied or not. Is this a bug introduced/caused by the last patch? 

  • #63

    They are still working for me.  Do you use an English client?  If not, does the tranlation of "Flametongue" and "Windfury" look correct on the localizations page?

    Author of Bitten's SpellFlash.

  • #60

    I am use Spellflash Shman with my ele skill and it works fine, bit when I want to use my second specc enhancer i will not work for an ehancement rotation. am i doing something wrong?

    thanks in advance

  • #61

    It should be working.  First make sure it is turned on in the options, and if it is, see if there is a Lua error you could report.  Some basic instructions for finding a Lua error are here.

    Author of Bitten's SpellFlash.

  • #57

    Man, ptBR section you have to fix the line

    L["Flametongue"] = " Labaredas"

    removing the space before the word Labaredas, here is an image:

    the translation that I sent you earlier already contained this "mistake" but was not giving problems so far.





  • #58

    Thank you for the report.  That will be fixed in the next release.

    Author of Bitten's SpellFlash.

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