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  • World of Warcraft
  • 3,309 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 6.2.3
  • 942,865 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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  • #1188
    Edits worked great. Many thanks Floppy.
  • #1187
    Thank you so much floppy. Time to rip the dps up tomorrow!
  • #1186
    Since this addon was last updated, three new flags have been added to COMBAT_LOG_EVENT_UNFILTERED. HideCaster (new flag nr. 3), srcFlags2 (new flag nr. 7) and dstFlags2 (new flag nr. 11). Tnx Zonker:

    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(.

    Change this section to:

    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 =)
    Similar fixes should work for other addons as well, such as DoTimer.
  • #1189
    Thanks mate :) working like a charm again :)
  • #1185
    Addon stopped working after 4.2 patch. Anyone able to fix this? Been inconvenient to dps without this addon in raidd.
  • #1183
    So anyone knows whats wrong this time?

    Would be great if some one could pick this up, and continu it.
    Cant find any addon doing the same things so easy and simpel.
  • #1184
    The combat parsing has changed again, new argument sourceRaidFlags. So fix will look a bit like the last one for sure. I'll see if i can work it out, and i'll post a fix asap =)
  • #1182
    Does anyone know of an add-on that does something similar?
  • #1181
    Any chance that this add-on will be updated for the 4.2 patch?
  • #1180
    Help,the only things that work for me are Hammer of Wrath and 3 Holy Power..(only use it for holy pal) Some help please? i always end of waisting my infusion of lights, i really need this addon, it would be great if something would be done about it! thanks in advance
  • #1178
    Help please addon does not work for Warrior in the buff procs motivation
  • #1175
    YES once again another person who loves your addon and its not working PLEASE FIX IT /begs
  • #1177
    Open "World of Warcraft\Interface\AddOns\EventAlert\lua\main.lua" with Editor and edit (I used notepad)
    right-click the file and select open with... then choose notepad

    Once you have the file open.. look for these values..
    local EA_arg7 = select(7, ...);
    local EA_arg9 = select(9, ...);
    local EA_arg10 = select(10, ...);
    local EA_arg13 = select(13, ...);

    Then simply change them to have the following:

    local EA_arg7 = select(8, ...);
    local EA_arg9 = select(10, ...);
    local EA_arg10 = select(11, ...);
    local EA_arg13 = select(14, ...);

    All your changing is the number... Read the line.. if it's the same as whats here you can't go wrong..
  • #1179
    if (event == "COMBAT_LOG_EVENT_UNFILTERED") then

    local EA_eventType = select(2, ...);
    local EA_arg7 = select(8, ...);
    local EA_arg9 = select(10, ...);
    local EA_arg10 = select(11, ...);
    local EA_arg13 = select(14, ...);

    if (EA_Config.Debug == true) then
    if (EA_arg7 == UnitName("player")) then
    if (EA_arg10 ~= nil) then
    DEFAULT_CHAT_FRAME:AddMessage(""..EA_eventType.." Name: "..EA_arg10.." ID: "..EA_arg9);

    Made the changes, as seen above.
    No notification for Molten Core and Decimation.
  • #1174
    OK OK OK man i love this addon my healing went up by 4 k because i can see procs so easy but EVER since the patch my infusion of light proc is not working at all i tryed some simple fix it stuff ive been reading but i fail badly at codes and understanding how to do this with out like someone to ask questions about the addons. CAN YOU PLEASEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE fix this so i can just down load it updated and not have to play with it i spent more time trying to fix it then i do playing the game and YES im a noob but takes a man to admit it hahah PLEASEEE curtis fix the addon that made my game play SO BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!! for holy pally because blizzerd fails and there own UI I BEG THEE WOW ADDON GOD!!!! bring balance to the ADDON OF POWER!
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