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Bitten's SpellFlash: Shaman

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  • World of Warcraft
  • 246,402 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 6.0.3
  • 1,837,335 Total Downloads
  • Updated 12/15/2014
  • Created 04/28/2012
  • 367 Favorites
  • Project Site
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: 60000.7
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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.

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r92 | slippycheeze | 2014-12-15 21:03:42 +0000 (Mon, 15 Dec 2014) | 1 line
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Tagging as 60000.7 to grab updated BSF Library
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r89 | slippycheeze | 2014-12-13 06:00:44 +0000 (Sat, 13 Dec 2014) | 1 line
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Fix missing spell in aoe rotation
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r87 | slippycheeze | 2014-12-12 06:42:35 +0000 (Fri, 12 Dec 2014) | 1 line
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   M /trunk/src/Spells.lua
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Various rotation improvements.
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r85 | slippycheeze | 2014-12-08 04:52:17 +0000 (Mon, 08 Dec 2014) | 1 line
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   M /trunk/src/Rotations.lua
   M /trunk/version_history.txt

Don't flash thunderstorm for mana regen, because it doesn't.
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r83 | slippycheeze | 2014-11-30 23:06:16 +0000 (Sun, 30 Nov 2014) | 1 line
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Update to latest BSF library
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r81 | slippycheeze | 2014-11-29 10:19:27 +0000 (Sat, 29 Nov 2014) | 1 line
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   M /trunk/version_history.txt

Update for 6.0 rotations and talents -- ele only
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r80 | slippycheeze | 2014-11-18 23:08:18 +0000 (Tue, 18 Nov 2014) | 1 line
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Move to three space indents, whitespace cleanup.
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   M /trunk/src/Localization.lua
   M /trunk/src/Options.lua
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   M /trunk/src/Spells.lua
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Convert everything to utf-8-unix
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Reverted code for Ascendence to the original
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Comments

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  • #23

    it works great.  thanks alot.  =)

  • #16
    Quote from dayv_dj»

    Thanks for you help.  Flametongue & Earthliving weapon problems solved.  

    Excellent.

     [Elemental]

    ...

    To further describe the problem, is that everytime I cast Lava Burst, it tells me to cast Flame Shock right after, no matter how long the debuff of Flame Shock presented on the enemy and how much the stacks of Lightning Shield buff presented on myself.

    Ah ok.  That helped me find the problem.  I fixed it, and once I address booni89's issue I'll release it.  Thank you for the reports!

    <Edit:> The fix has been released.

    Last edited by Xemnosyst on 7/22/2012 8:35:42 AM

    Author of Bitten's SpellFlash.

  • #14

    Thanks for you help.  Flametongue & Earthliving weapon problems solved.  

    [Elemental]

    Flametongue Weapon keeps flashing after activating it ---  fixed

    [Restro]

    Earthliving Weapon keeps flashing after activating it --- fixed

    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

     [Elemental]

    Eath Shock did not work at all (while 7~9 stacks)  ---  problem still continues

    Yes, in traditional Chinese, lightning shield buff has "exact the same name" as the lightning shield spell.   Spell name matches buff name.

    Spell: Lightning Shield = 閃電之盾

    Buff:  Lightning Shield = 閃電之盾

    To further describe the problem, is that everytime I cast Lava Burst, it tells me to cast Flame Shock right after, no matter how long the debuff of Flame Shock presented on the enemy and how much the stacks of Lightning Shield buff presented on myself.            

    For example:    

    ** Lava Burst (as flame shock debuff on enemy 22sec left) ->  Flame Shock -> Lightning Bolt

    ** Lava Burst (as 9 stacks buff of Lightning Shield on myself) -> Flame Shock -> Lightning Bolt

    As you can see above, the rotation is odd.  It will never flash Lightning Bolt if Flame Shock is not in CD.   And it will never flash Earth Shock at all time.     

    (I have the newst version of Bitten's SpellFlash Library)

    Last edited by dayv_dj on 7/20/2012 7:11:30 AM
  • #10

    Enhancement:

    Windfury weapon and Flametongue Weapon flash continuously, even once used and active

    Resto:

    Earth Shield flashes again very soon after used, even though it still has nine minutes remaining.

  • #11

    The weapon embues could behave like that if you either put them on the wrong weapons (windfury should go on your main hand), or if you have a non-English client (only a German translation has been provided that would fix that).  Are either of those true?  If it's the non-English thing, it would be great if you went to the localizations page to contribute a translation for your language!

    As for the Earth Shield problem ... I don't know.  I just tried it again on my Shaman and it's working fine.  Do you have the newest versions of both this addon and Bitten's SpellFlash Library?

    Author of Bitten's SpellFlash.

  • #8

    I am getting this error upon logon sins the Library update

    <Lua error snipped out by Bitten to avoid cluttter.>

    Last edited by Xemnosyst on 6/29/2012 8:43:17 AM
  • #9

    Yes, I appologize for that issue.  I literally fixed it less than 5 minutes ago.  Please try updating the library again.

    Author of Bitten's SpellFlash.

  • #6
    Enhancement Maelstrom Weapon X4

    Any chance that there could be a command switch to turn this off for movement heavy fights? I know I can just ignore it, but I'd like to be able to turn it off. Under bloodlust etc, you'd gain 1-2 MS procs in the time it takes to cast the MS4 LB, so waiting that extra 10th of a second to get MS5 would be (in those conditions) a dps gain.

    If you can't or if it'd be difficult, no worries, but I figured I'd ask because I have seen similar features for other similar addons (like being able to set mana thresholds for consecration/holy wrath in ret). Then again, the simplicity may be why this addon doesn't bog me down like the other similar ones ;)

  • #7

    For the movement portion: you bring up an excellent point.  How does making it not flash while you're moving sound?  I will definitely add it in the next release.

    For the haste portion: if you can provide some math or sims to show a haste threashold over which it's best to wait for 5 stacks, I will definitely change it.  I was going off the recommendation here (which was linked from the main EJ thread).

    <Edit:>  Lightning Bolt no longer flashes while you are moving unless it is instant.

    Last edited by Xemnosyst on 6/6/2012 10:46:48 PM

    Author of Bitten's SpellFlash.

  • #3
    Enhancement ?

    Any plans for Enhancement coming soon?

  • #5

    Plans for Enhancement: yes.  Soon: hard to say.  Perhaps I'll queue it up after Balance and Fire - in which case I would guess within a couple weeks.  I do have two of those cool deathwing axes from LFR on my shaman (that I got from a single kill), so those would be fun to exercise.

    <Edit:> Enhancement is done!  Available in release 2.0.0.

    Last edited by Xemnosyst on 5/27/2012 9:53:20 PM

    Author of Bitten's SpellFlash.

  • #4

    Don't worry. I will keep on him until he completes every single officially released class module. :) Unfortunately I can not guarantee the priority of this.

  • #1

    Earthliving Weapon keeps flashing, even when i just have casted it.

  • #2

    I cannot seem to reproduce that problem.  Do you perhaps have a non-English client?  Weapon imbues are strange in that, as far as I know, you have to search for the actual text "Earthliving" in your buff tooltip (for other kinds of buffs you can use a number that is consistent no matter what language you use).  If this is the problem, please sent me a PM so I can make it work in your language.

    <Edit> Gucki was nice enough to provide German translations for this Shaman module, and most of my other modules!  The translations will take effect for German clients as each module has a new version released.  Thanks, Gucki!

    Last edited by Xemnosyst on 5/12/2012 6:48:05 PM

    Author of Bitten's SpellFlash.

  • #74

    I'd like to submit translations for simplified chinese phrases, and in what format should I provide this information?

    Thanks for your wonderful addon.

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