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  • World of Warcraft
  • 3,315 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 6.2.3
  • 942,637 Total Downloads
  • Updated 12/23/2015
  • Created 05/06/2008
  • 846 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: 6.0.2

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

  • Dark Transformation
  • Killing Machine
  • Rime (Freezing Fog)
  • Sudden Doom
  • Crimson Scourge
  • Scent of Blood


  • Combo Points
  • Eclipse
  • Predator's Swiftness
  • Omen of Clarity
  • Shooting Stars


  • Kill Shot
  • Thrill of the Hunt
  • Lock and Load


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


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


  • 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


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


  • Combo Points
  • Dispatch
  • Blindside


  • Lava Surge
  • Lightning Shield
  • Maelstrom Weapon
  • Tidal Waves


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


  • Bloodsurge
  • Raging Blow
  • Meat Cleaver
  • Execute
  • Ultimatum
  • Incite
  • 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.

Bugfix: Tried to fix bug with paladin Holy Power tracking.
Bugfix: Fixed issue with sound effects not playing.
Change: Removed unstackable Brain Freeze and replace it with Stacking Brain Freeze.


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  • #1221
    Mist of Pandaria EventAlert

    I have always been a really great fan of this addon. Would love someone to update this addon for mist of pandaria/beta. I won't mind paying for your work as this addon is really important to me.

  • #1227

    I would also pay to get this add-on updated.Since overpower now procs quickly with my warrior in PvP I would love to hear (the bells sound) it proc instead of having to keep my eye on the small green overpower message that is hard to see on my screen when I'm in the middle of 5 enemies.

    Last edited by Mikoruk on 9/4/2012 2:06:35 PM
  • #1220

    I changed the Sound Output to Play on the Master Channel because i often Play with Sound disabled.

    To do this, edit EventAlert\lua\main.lua

    Search for (line ~357):

    replace it with:

    PlaySoundFile(EA_Config.AlertSound, "Master");


  • #1219

    I Need An Add-On that shows me every old school Crusader weapon Proc-

    I mean That i would see if i got 1 proc or 2 proc or even 3 procs at same time and i would like to get somegind of Voice every Stacking proc From 1 to 4 Stacks of Crusader.

    Im Trying to Build 1 for myself but its Ruff.

  • #1218

    Some people have not seen the fix for this addon, I'm just posting here to let people see it. Credits to floppydawg for the fix

    To fix this addon, open main.lua with a raw text editor (Notepad works fine). Location of file will be something like C:\Games or Similar\World of Warcraft\Interface\AddOns\EventAlert\lua\main.lua Go to line 90 (in notepad, disable WordWrap to enable going to specific lines).

    The section you are looking for should look something like this:

        if (event == "COMBAT_LOG_EVENT_UNFILTERED") then
      local EA_eventType = select(2, ...);        
      local EA_arg7 = select(7, ...);        
      local EA_arg9 = select(9, ...);        
      local EA_arg10 = select(10, ...);        
      local EA_arg13 = select(13, ...);
    If you have previously edited it, it may have different numbers after select(.
        if (event == "COMBAT_LOG_EVENT_UNFILTERED") then
      local EA_eventType = select(2, ...); 
     local EA_arg7 = select(9, ...);        
     local EA_arg9 = select(12, ...);        
     local EA_arg10 = select(13, ...);        
     local EA_arg13 = select(16, ...);
    EventAlert works again  :D
    Last edited by user_785895 on 3/24/2012 4:41:40 PM
  • #1217

    a way to alert you with smash colossus?? I tried all id and no way

    A little help please

  • #1216

    fix it for 4.3 ?

  • #1215

    Please fix it for patch notes 4.3

  • #1213

    Anybody knows what too change @this new patch  the last few times it runs but this time I have no idea what to do and other addon´s sucks :D

  • #1212

    This is honestly an amazing add on.  PLEASE Keep it updated.


    For Warrior: It would be grat for an alert to proc when inner rage is available duing combat.

  • #1211
    Re: EventAlert Sound Level

    Is it possible to change the sound level.  If I turn up the volume all the way on my speakers, I can barely hear it, and everything else blasts.


  • #1210

    i like this addon but it doesnt work with my warrior´s incite procs, what can i do?

  • #1207
    If you want to delete a custom alert you can do it manually.

    go to :

    World of Warcraft\WTF\Account\YOUR_ACCOUNT_NAME\SavedVariables\EventAlert.lua

    Then open the file with a text editor go to your class section and delete the line corresponding to the spellId you want to delete. Save the modifications.

    Then erase the repertory World of Warcraft\Cache

    Worked fine for me.
  • #1206
    Anyone who knows how to fix it for the new patch?
  • #1205
    I really hopes someone picks this up and makes it great again.
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