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  • World of Warcraft
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  • Supports: 5.4.2
  • 869,793 Total Downloads
  • Updated 03/09/2014
  • Created 05/06/2008
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: 5.2.1
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About EventAlert

The addon will notify you in the middle of your screen with an icon, name of the spell that has procced, the time left on the proc and will make a subtle sound. EventAlert is also able to handle more than one proc at a time (this option was not available in previous versions).

I am not fond of addons that have very complicated installation and setups. The mod should work on install without any config, but if you wish to change any options use the following command: /ea options
To see a more detailed list of what options are avaiable to the mod, just check out the screenshot of the options pane.

This mod tracks the following events/procs:

Death Knight

  • Cinderglacier (Runeforging)
  • Dark Transformation
  • Killing Machine
  • Rime (Freezing Fog)
  • Rune Strike
  • Sudden Doom
  • Crimson Scourge
  • Will of the Necropolis
  • Scent of Blood
  • Glyph of Dark Succor (off by default)

Druid

  • Combo Points
  • Eclipse
  • Nature's Grace
  • Predator's Swiftness
  • Omen of Clarity
  • Owlkin Frenzy
  • Shooting Stars

Hunter

  • Kill Shot
  • Master Marksman (Fire!)
  • Thrill of the Hunt
  • Lock and Load

Mage

  • Arcane Charge
  • Arcane Missiles
  • Brain Freeze
  • Fingers of Frost
  • Heating Up
  • Hot Streak

Monk

  • Combo Breaker: Tiger Palm
  • Combo Breaker: Blackout Kick
  • Vital Mists
  • Elusive Brew
  • Chi

Paladin

  • Art of War
  • Daybreak
  • Denounce
  • Grand Crusader
  • Infusion of Light
  • Hammer of Wrath
  • Selfless Healer
  • Glyph of Double Jeopardy (off by default)
  • Holy Power
  • Bastion of Glory

Priest

  • Borrowed Time
  • Divine Insight
  • Evangelism
  • Serendipity
  • Surge of Light
  • Surge of Darkness
  • Glyph of Mind Spike
  • Shadow Orb

Rogue

  • Combo Points
  • Anticipation
  • Dispatch
  • Blindside

Shaman

  • Elemental Focus
  • Searing Flame
  • Lava Surge
  • Lightning Shield
  • Maelstrom Weapon
  • Tidal Waves

Warlock

  • Backdraft
  • Backlash
  • Havoc
  • Molten Core
  • Nightfall
  • Shadowburn
  • Demonic Rebirth
  • Soul Shards
  • Burning Embers
  • Demonic Fury

Warrior

  • Bloodsurge
  • Raging Blow
  • Meat Cleaver
  • Execute
  • Ultimatum
  • Incite
  • Overpower
  • Revenge
  • Sudden Death
  • Sword and Board
  • Taste for Blood
  • Victory Rush

Quick Backstory: I created this addon as a test for myself as my first "from the ground up" addon. Most of my coding in WoW LUA was taking other addons and just fixing them so they work from minor bugs or whatnot.

Anyhow, I needed a mod that was lightweight and did only what I wanted it to do, and that was warn me when one of my spells or talents procced something I needed. Thus, EventAlert was born. There are likely to be bugs, explosions and not so good things that may come from this mod. I'm sorry in advance! If you find a bug, please let me know so I can fix it.

Also, if anyone finds a spell/talent/etc that they want watched, please let me know and I will add it!


Greetings everyone, my name is Menio and I will be taking over the maintenance of this addon from CurtisTheGreat, the original author!

I'll start with an important note: If you used EventAlert before in your current WoW folder, you will need to delete the EventAlert.lua and EventAlert.lua.bak files located at:
\World of Warcraft\WTF\Account\ACCOUNTNAME\SavedVariables for this addon to work.

Above is CurtisTheGreat's original description, with updated class abilities.

5.2.1
Bugfix: Fixed timers for alerts with more than 30 seconds remaining.
Bugfix: Attempting to fix an ongoing issues with AltItem alerts.

Comments

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  • #1304

    I think this is related to the:
    InterfaceOptionsFrame_OpenToCategory(EA_About_Panel);

    I donno why, but whenever this is called for me as well, my UI goes a bit funny.

  • #1290

    Hi,

    Any chance to add Shadow Word: Death when its ready?.

  • #1289

    Ever since the pre-MOP patch came out, it stopped working.  To be exact, it stopped giving me alerts on my screen as icons.  Now, the options are all there and appear to be functional for the most part.  I uninstalled the addon and reinstalled it.  I am still not able to get it to give me alerts.  Also, when I enable it, it makes me lag so badly that I usually disconnect from the game.  It usually happens with a little combat.  PLEASE HELP, I love this addon!

  • #1291

    Sounds like the problem I covered in the description, here:

    "I'll start with an important note: If you used EventAlert before in your current WoW folder, you will need to delete the EventAlert.lua and EventAlert.lua.bak files located at:
    \World of Warcraft\WTF\Account\ACCOUNTNAME\SavedVariables for this addon to work.
    "

    If that does not fix it, send me a lua error log!

  • #1287

    When i build up 2 stacks of the Arcane Missile proc and then spend one, the icon goes away (even tho i have 1 charge of AM left).

  • #1292

    That is a very strange bug, I'll look into it!

  • #1306

    Any news on this? It's ¤"#¤" annoying  ;)

  • #1288

    Only happens if the spent charge of AM grants an Arcane Charge AND you already have at least one Arcane Charge.

    When on 6 stacks of Arcane Charge, the AM proc icon remains even if you go from 2 to 1 charge (by casting AM once).

    Last edited by Floppydawg on 10/9/2012 9:12:36 AM
  • #1285

    Rogue lv90 skill Anticipitation(ID=115189) does not show charges.

  • #1286

    Added it to the stacking buff tracking for the next release, thanks for the report!

  • #1282

    02 Oct 2012 (5.1.0)

    Error occured in: Global
    Count: 1
    Message: ..\AddOns\EventAlert\lua\main.lua line 553:
       attempt to compare string with number
    Debug:
       [C]: ?
       EventAlert\lua\main.lua:553: EventAlert_VersionCheck()
       EventAlert\lua\main.lua:27:
          EventAlert\lua\main.lua:19

  • #1283

    When did this error happen, what were you doing? Also, did you try deleting your SavedVariables for EventAlert?

    Last edited by Menio on 10/4/2012 2:00:07 PM
  • #1278

    Divine Insight (Spell ID = 123267) doesn't show up on EventAlert either only if you add it as custom spell

    Last edited by UglyCoolboy on 10/3/2012 7:20:47 AM
  • #1280

    Added to spells tracked by default for the next build, thanks for the report!

  • #1277
    Druid Abilities

    For some reason, even with the Spell IDs added, EventAlert won't track Berserk or Savage Roar for Feral Druids. Also, is there any way to let EA track more than 3 spells at once?

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