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Elkano's BuffBars

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  • World of Warcraft
  • 7,621 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 6.2.0
  • 1,854,305 Total Downloads
  • Updated 07/03/2015
  • Created 06/25/2006
  • 4,987 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: 2.4.2 - r185
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About Elkano's BuffBars

EBB provides groups of statusbar style indicators to show (de)buffs currently affecting your char or some other units (currently focus, pet and target). For the player, it can also show indicators for temporary enchants place on it's weapons.

Due to changes Blizzard made with WoW 4.x it's no longer possible to cancel buffs without the use of secure frames. Currently EBB limits canceling of buffs to out-of-fight since using SecureAuraHeader would have required a major code restructuring. This will be coming in a later version.

Version 2.x is a total recode based on the Ace2 framework which became necessary in order to support some of the longtime wanted and suggested features. It's now possible to show different groups of bars which can be configured in many ways. Each group can be assigned an individual look and filter settings. EBB can be configured via a dropdown menu which is accessible via chat (/ebb config), FuBar plugin or (for the group settings) by right clicking the groups anchor. After setting up a group, its anchor can be hidden by alt-left clicking a bar or the anchor itself in order to lock the group in place.

In order to get additional bar textures and fonts for EBB simply install SharedMedia which is available for download under
If you have bug reports or feature request, create a ticket:
You can also check my thread at the WoWAce forums:

The most recent development version of EBB is available directly from the WoWAce SVN via

r185 | elkano | 2015-07-03 08:25:09 +0000 (Fri, 03 Jul 2015) | 1 line
Changed paths:
   M /trunk/ElkBuffBars.toc

- TOC and version updated
r184 | elkano | 2015-06-21 12:21:50 +0000 (Sun, 21 Jun 2015) | 1 line
Changed paths:
   M /trunk/EBB_Bar.lua
   M /trunk/EBB_BarGroup.lua
   M /trunk/ElkBuffBars.lua
   M /trunk/locales/ElkBuffBars.deDE.lua
   M /trunk/locales/ElkBuffBars.enUS.lua
   M /trunk/locales/ElkBuffBars.koKR.lua
   M /trunk/locales/ElkBuffBars.ruRU.lua
   M /trunk/locales/ElkBuffBars.zhCN.lua
   M /trunk/locales/ElkBuffBars.zhTW.lua

- added new text template: caster (colored by class)
r183 | elkano | 2014-11-01 16:56:52 +0000 (Sat, 01 Nov 2014) | 2 lines
Changed paths:
   M /trunk/EBB_BarGroup.lua
   M /trunk/ElkBuffBars.lua

- fixed vehicle groups not clearing correctly
- tweaked temporary enchant scanning


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  • #53

    well, 2.0. would have broken it, but releasing it before patch day would surely have caused some "new version doesn't work" posts ^^

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  • #52

    Yeah, I think it was just the lack of "refined code for XYZ" that most mods get. But hey, yours wansn't broke so why fix it? =)

    Either way. 3 Cheers for updating.

  • #51

    well, it wasn't broken before so there wasn't much need to update :) But I would be stupid to not update it for 2.0 since so many people like it :)

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  • #50

    To think I thought this wasn't being updated so I just removed it from my fav's and downloaded another buff bar mod =)

    Re-added to Fav's

  • #1

    Just had to be the first to get a comment in on this sweet mod

  • #2

    Great Addon!!!!!! Realy Nice

  • #3

    Very nice.

    I'm having trouble getting rid of the old buff icons. Can anyone clue me in on how to get rid of the old buff icons? Currently, both Elkano's BuffBar and the original BuffBars are on my screen.

  • #4

    are you running any mds like MoveAnything or those of it's kind that allow you to move and hide frames? That could be the reason.

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  • #5

    Been enjoying this thing from back when it was just a gypsy hack but one thing, now that it's under support thats in a place I can find: Could you add the option to remove the time?

    And is there any reason for the height restraint being a min of 20? (I run the version I have at 14 with no perceptable issues/overlaps/etc)

  • #6

    The hacked Gypsybuff frame wasn't done by me. But I liked it's look so I made these look almost the same :) but the code itself is a total rewrite.

    0? ;) )

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  • #7

    [Elkano] I run at 14 most of the time (b/c during raids you need to watch your buffs/debuffs) but with leveling/grouping chars I use 8-10 b/c all I really need to know is that something's there and don't need to be too buggered about what it really is most of the time so clear/easy reading isn't necessary and I can mouse-over when I need.

    0 is an easy check though :D

    And tons of thanks for the time disable.

  • #8

    Might I also suggest SavedVariablesPerCharacter?  :)

  • #9

    Hey, wenn ich /ebb invert False einstelle, dann kommen neue Buffs nach oben, dafür rutscht der buff, der schon da war eine stelle nach unten...somit verschiebt alles immer :o

    hoffe du kannst es fixen.

  • #10

    Da gibt es nichts zu beheben, da invert genau das machen soll (das Verhalten ist übrigens bei invert true und nicht invert false). Dem Verschieben kann man entgegenwirken, indem man anchor auf z.B. bottomright stellt, so dass die untere rechte Ecke der Buffbars an der selben Stelle bleibt.

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  • #11

    Never mind. I like it ;o)

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