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  • World of Warcraft
  • 20,095 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 6.0.3
  • 1,272,634 Total Downloads
  • Updated 10/29/2014
  • Created 07/21/2008
  • 903 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: MIT License
  • Newest File: 1.2.12
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About Doom_CooldownPulse

If you are an AddOn author and want to contribute to the code base, please feel free to submit a pull request to the AddOn's GitHub repository

What does it do?

Ever wanted to know when a certain ability will come off cooldown, but you're too caught up in a fight to notice? Doom_CooldownPulse is designed to fix that problem! It flashes the icon of the ability in the middle of your screen whenever it becomes usable again.

Great! Now.. how do I set it up?

Doom_CooldownPulse requires no initial setup; just install and you're good to go! However, the options frame (which is accessable by typing /dcp) allows very easy customization. You can change all of the following:

  • Icon size
  • Icon position (press the unlock button)
  • Fade in time
  • Fade out time
  • Max opacity (transparency)
  • Max opacity hold time
  • Animation scaling (how big/small it gets when it flashes)
  • Cooldowns to ignore
  • Overlay color for pet cooldown pulses

It is intended to be very easy to customize, and your changes take effect immediately. You can see how your settings will look by pressing the "Test" button, or reset them to the default settings by pressing the "Defaults" button.

Isn't this very similar to another addon, JIM's Cooldown Pulse?

Yes, the concept was originally developed by JIM. However, JIM has since gone MIA due to his new job and no longer updates his addon. I was able to get in touch with him, and he is very much supportive of Doom_CooldownPulse. Doom_CooldownPulse is neither an updated version nor a direct clone, but instead an alternative option with the same concept.

Version 1.2.12
- Updated TOC number for Patch 6.0
- Please let me know if you're having any WoD issues!

Version 1.2.11
- Updated TOC number for Patch 5.4
- Fix for some spells not appearing (thanks, vinsonb!)

Version 1.2.10
- Updated TOC number (should no longer show as out of date)

Version 1.2.9
- Updated TOC number (should no longer show as out of date)
- Added feature: Show spell name text on pulse

Version 1.2.8
- Fix error introduced with 4.2 (sorry for the long delay, I don't really play anymore and wasn't aware of the comments)

Version 1.2.7
- Fixed error from Patch 4.1 COMBAT_LOG_EVENT change

Version 1.2.6
- Fixed a compatibility issue with Bartender 4 (thanks @ Codex)
- More importantly to unflag as inactive (I'm still alive!)

Version 1.2.5
- Should now properly save settings between sessions

Version 1.2.4 (Cataclysm Update)
- Fixed error from "GetItemCooldown"
- Please let me know if any other issues occur with Doom_CooldownPulse in 4.0.1 by leaving me a comment.

Version 1.2.3
- Updated TOC for Patch 3.3
- General code cleanup, including a few changes that should hopefully increase efficiency a bit

Version 1.2.2
- Overhaul of item cooldown monitoring, which produced condensed, more efficient code, and fixes problems with trying to ignore items you use from your cast bar via keybind.

Version 1.2.1
- Just a TOC version update to clear any confusion about whether this is still up to date (it is!)

Version 1.2
- New! Due to popular demand, you can now specify cooldowns you wish to ignore!
- New! You can now set a color overlay for your pet cooldowns (by default, there is no overlay)
- New! Missed the old heart-beat sound from JIM's Cooldown Pulse? Drag the lubdub.wav sound file from JIM's addon into the Doom_CooldownPulse folder and you now have a sound notification
- Fix: Now properly tracks cooldowns from items used from your cast bar via key-bind.
- Fix: Now properly tracks non-hunter/warlock pet cooldowns (mages: you may want to make use of the color overlay since Water Elemental's Freeze ability has the same icon as Frost Nova)


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  • #326


    is possible implement in this addon a feature for start showing cds when miss like 0.5s/1s for them to be ready, with maybe a clock fade indicating the endig cd  and a highlight when it actual rdy ? 

    basically making it works like now, but when it start to show ur cd in fade apparence u still have 0,2/0,5s for it to be ready, and when it reach full opacity it's rdy, with that delay configurable, like for be even faster to use the cd.

    my english is bad :! i hope u can understand what i mean.

  • #323

    We really miss this addon so if you can manage update it would be grateful.

  • #321

    I'm still quite interested in this addon so yes please update it! :)

  • #322

    Yes, very interested, please update!  Thank you!

    Last edited by spliffmaster on 10/16/2012 3:00:46 PM
  • #320

    Is anyone actually experiencing any errors, or is it simply that it's out of date? I can upload a new version with an updated TOC, but if there's any issues, I'd like to address those while I'm at it. In my testing, I wasn't able to find anything wrong. That said, I realize there is a lack of support for talents which shorten/reset cooldowns. However, given how terrible Blizzard's API is for supporting those, it's extremely difficult to do, and unlikely to be added as a feature anytime soon.

  • #337

    I have seen people using this and it looks very  effective however its not working for me

  • #325

    Thanks for the update!

  • #324

    Works fine for me, tested various options and scenarios, I think just a ToC update should do it.

  • #319

    Update pls!

  • #318

    Update update update???????!! :(

  • #317

    I am surprised that there is no update for this essential add-on.

  • #316

    Really love this addon, it's a must for pvp, any hope for an update ?

  • #315

    wonder if the author is still playing and can provide us a update for this mod, hope so!


  • #313

    not working properly for some new(er) items such as bottled wishes

  • #311

    Really annoying for my rogue...I have the icon appear a little off-centered from my character when i play. When i have a poison on my throwing weapon (no idea what triggers it) but i will get a constant flashing icon of my throwing weapon right over top of my character that i can not move and it never stops. Anything to do to fix this problem? Thank you!

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