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  • World of Warcraft
  • 3,270 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 6.2.3
  • 942,931 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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  • #1146
    Being an arms warrior, changing stances has become a frequent thing from berserker to battle. Lambs to slaughter and taste for blood procs are NOT showing in berserker stance. They show only when i switch to battle stance. Is there anyway to make it show or can you please add it in?
  • #1144
    ok my question is can u add spell id 53365(fallen crusader proc name)and 85032(Vicious Gladiator's Insignia of Victory proc name) they would be very much help full to me and i am sure others who play dk's since it is important to follow your procs and use cd's accordingly
  • #1143
    how do i get a proc alert for Rune of the Fallen Crusader(spell id 53344) and Vicious Gladiator's Insignia of Victory. i added the spell id of fallen crusader but i don't see anything after i added it
  • #1145
    C'mon nicodemus you seriously post this question about fallen crusader RIGHT above mine saying that it worked? Oviously you are adding the wrong spell I.D. you have to ad the I.D. from the buff not for the rune. Its called unholy Strength (53365). Can anyone tell me why swordguard embroidery wont work though?
  • #1142
    Please add Swordguard Embroidery to your pre configured list. I tried to add the spell ID (55777) myself and it would not work for me :( However Unholy Strength (53365) from Rune of the Fallen Crusader did work but it procs almost all the time so it wasn't as much needed. Good addon there are alot of people looking for this addon as they should be its a great idea.
  • #1141
    Can we get a stacks of Lambs to the Slaughter with the icon please. I'd really love it. Thank you for your good work so far.
  • #1140
    Victory Rush shows up, but it doesn't count down the number of seconds remaining. I was expecting to show that info? Am I missing something
  • #1139
    I added an extra buff for the addon called Executioner (90806), this is a fury talent a stacking buff, if the target is below 20% you can use Execute and every hit with it will stack up that buff maximum 5 times, each of the stacks give 5% attack speed. Is that possible in that addon to show how many stacks I have? Right now it only shows that I have the proc up on me.
  • #1138
    How about improved Soul Fire for destruction locks?
  • #1137
    Hey guys, i'm having problems with this addon tracking Hammer of Wrath.

    I was expecting the icon appearing when i'm able to use the spell (target

    How does it exactly works?
  • #1136
    Is anybody updating this? It would be nice to let us know.

    Thank you.
  • #1135
    Hi, i use your add on and think is great.

    i only want you know if in a future update can you changue the icon of Sudden death of warrior for the collosus smash. Because, when sudden death proc remove cd of collosus, and i think if you do this will be better for all warriors arms that use this add on. Thanks and sorry for my bad english
  • #1134
    Right now there is an error in your code.
    In the function EventAlert_Options_DeleteCustomAlerts() you try calling GetSpellInfoF(index); when the call is GetSpellInfo(index);
  • #1133
    Nature's Grasp ( is a little bit buggy, the icon works, but without the charges and the timer starts 10 seconds to late.
  • #1132
    hi Curtis,
    Just want to let you know I am getting lot and lot of Lua Error recently. Here is one of it..

    Message: Interface\AddOns\EventAlert\lua\main.lua:70: attempt to compare nil with number
    Time: 02/25/11 14:33:47
    Count: 1
    Stack: Interface\AddOns\EventAlert\lua\main.lua:70: in function
    [C]: in function `LoadAddOn'

    [C]: ?
    Interface\AddOns\EventAlert\lua\main.lua:70: in function

    Locals: self = EA_Main_Frame {
    0 =
    event = "ADDON_LOADED"
    (*temporary) = 0
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = 85247
    (*temporary) = 0
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = "attempt to compare nil with number"

    Thank you, and really like you addon.
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