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  • World of Warcraft
  • 193,668 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 6.0.2
  • 5,689,263 Total Downloads
  • Updated 10/15/2014
  • Created 10/28/2008
  • 3,745 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: BSD License
  • Newest File: 4.0.0
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About Gladius

What is Gladius?

Gladius adds enemy unit frames to arenas for easier targeting and focusing. It is highly configurable and you can disable most features of this addon.

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Modules

  • Uses the 3.0 Arena Unit IDs, this enables full functionality even if the enemy is seen first while in combat.
  • General arena unit frame features:
    • HP bar + Text
    • Mana bar + Text
    • Cast bar + Text
    • Class icon
  • PvP trinket status:
    • Five display options:
      • Name icon.
      • Name text.
      • Big icon (big, scalable icon to the right).
      • Small icon (small icon to the right on top of the mana bar).
      • Grid-style icon (colored square to the right on top of the mana bar that turns red when the trinket has been used).
  • Target of Target - displays a class icon representing the enemy's target.
    • You can click on the icon to target your enemy's target or use mouseover macros.
  • Announcements
    • New enemy announcement - announces new enemies.
    • Trinket announcement - announces when the trinket is used/is ready again.
    • Drinking announecment.
    • Enemies on low health - announces enemies that are about to die, you can set the percentage yourself.
    • Aura announcement - announces aura used.
    • Cooldown announcement - announces cooldown used.
  • Auras - shows important buffs and debuffs on the arena enemies.
    • You can add/delete/edit auras via the configuration screen.
  • Cooldown Tracker - shows enemy cooldowns
    • You can enable/disable single cooldowns or entire classes, set an announce type or sound on cooldown used.
  • DR Tracker - shows diminishing returns on the arena enemies.
    • You can enable/disable single diminishing returns types or show/hide the diminishing returns value.
  • Click actions - you can select what is going to happen when you click on a Gladius button.
    • Ten editable click actions.
    • Three modifiers: SHIFT, CTRL and ALT.
    • Four different action types: Target, Focus, Cast Spell and Macro.

Slash commands

  • /gladius ui/config/options - displays the configuration screen.
  • /gladius test1-5 - shows a test frame with the chosen amount of test units.
  • /gladius hide - hides the test frame.
  • /gladius trinket - simulates a trinket being used for the first arena target.

Alpha and Beta releases

http://resike.github.io/Gladius/

Macros

Macros are meant for the more advanced users, since you'd need to use "*unit" (short for the UnitID of the enemy) for a macro to work. To cast Polymorph on the enemy and print out the name of the enemy in the party chat you would have to do:

/cast [target=*unit] Polymorph

/script SendChatMessage(UnitName("*unit"), "PARTY")

FAQ

Will you ever have Gladius function in a non-arena environment?

- No, Gladius is meant for arenas only and it'll stay that way.

Can I hide that annoying header ("Gladius - drag to move")?

- Yes, simply lock the Gladius frame.

Suggestions and Bugs

For suggestions and bugs, post a ticket here: http://wow.curseforge.com/projects/gladius/create-ticket/

Translations

Curse has setup a very good and easy to use translation system, see: http://wow.curseforge.com/projects/gladius/localization/

If you'd like to become a permanent translator, send an e-mail to [email protected]

Thanks to

  • sillyboy6 - zhCN and zhTW translations
  • bluenyx and ozma211 - koKR translations
  • dlmk - deDE translations
  • Hemathio, StingerSoft - ruRU translations
  • Shadowed (SSArenaFrames) - snippets of code, inspiration and lots of help
  • Proximo - inspiration
  • kremonted - Developed the spec detection.

4.0.0

  • Updated for 6.0.2.
  • Support to show preparation frames, when you enter the arena.
  • Auras updates.
  • The castbar is now detachable.
  • Add support to change the uninterruptible castbar color.
  • Allow clicks on detached class and trinket icons.
  • Fixed module enabling and disabling.
  • Fixed cooldown/timer resetting.
  • Library updates.
  • A lot of other smaller fixes.

3.3.6

  • Fixed an issue with the HealthBar module.
  • Fixed an issue with the Targetbar module.
  • TargetBar module updates.
  • Localization fixes/updates.

3.3.5

  • Auras for Class Icons, now accept spells with spell ids too.

3.3.4

  • Fixed an issue with Grid style trinket icon's color, when entering into a new arena.

3.3.3

  • Fixed an issue with Grid style trinket icon's color, when the unit is becomes unstealthed and it's trinket is on cooldown.

3.3.2

  • Fixed an issue with Grid style trinket icon's color, when entering into a new arena.
  • Some other smaller fixes.

3.3.1

  • Fixed an issue with Grid style trinket icon's color, when the unit is becomes unstealthed and it's trinket is on cooldown.
  • Toc version number fix.

3.3.0

  • Added different cast bar texture for uninterruptable spells. (Thanks for balciseri.)
  • Added an option to change the bar texture for uninterruptable spells.
  • Commented SetTemplates out, since it's no longer used right now.
  • Dispel module updates.
  • Highlight module updates.
  • Mouse over highlight will be properly disabled when you disable the Highlight module.
  • Converted textures to RLE targa.
  • Minimalist LSM fix.
  • Localization fixes.
  • Some other minor changes.

3.2.9

  • Fixed an issue with the "Class Icon Important Auras" check button's functionality.
  • Added an options "Class Icon Spec Icon" to show the specialization icons, instead of the class icon in the Class Icon module.
  • "Advanced Options" is enabled by default from now.
  • Some other smaller fixes.
  • Options module updates.
  • Localization updates.

3.2.8

  • Fixed an issue with trinket icon update in test mode.

3.2.7

  • Fixed an issue which caused too many actions and spammed errors inside arenas.
  • Updating colors with the color picker won't murder your fps anymore. (Not all of them are fixed yet.)
  • Fixed an issuw which caused DRTracer "Gloss Color" not to work.
  • "DRTraceker Gloss" options is now false by default.
  • "DR Text Color" color picker is removed.
  • Updated Dispel icons, different specs with no dispel will no longer have a Dispel icon. (Like Shadow Priest.)
  • Color pickers will no longer generte useless CPU usage while the mouse is not moving on them.
  • Removed old spec detection functions.
  • Updated "HealthBar" module.
  • Adde Monk's class color picker option into the "HealthBar" module.
  • Some upvalue changes.
  • Fixed a typo in "Subtlety".
  • Localization updates.
  • Test mode updates.

3.2.6

  • Drastically reduced cpu usage on some cases. (80%)
  • Module file name updates.
  • Auras module updates.
  • Added tooltips for Buffs/Debuffs.
  • Added cooldown model for Buffs/Debuffs.
  • Cooldown model can be enabled/disabled/reversed on the Buffs/Debuffs tab.
  • Buff/Debuff timers can be disabled on the Buffs/Debuffs tab.
  • Fixed an issue which caused buff/debuff frames to overlap on each other.
  • Dispel module updates.
  • Timer module updates.
  • Dispel module should get properly updated on profile changes.
  • DR Tracker module should get properly updated on profile changes.
  • DR Tracker frames will properly hide/show when it's category is disabled/enabled.
  • Tags module should get properly updated on profile changes.
  • Removed old spec detection.

3.2.5

  • DRData module updates.
  • Fixed an issue which caused excessive memory usage while acdjusting the "DR Text Size" slider.
  • DRData frames now will disapper in test mode, when their timer is up.
  • From now the main options will show up even when you enter any unknow slash commands.
  • Renamed Dispell moduel to Dipel.

3.2.4

  • DRData library updates.

3.2.3

  • Aura and spell updates.
  • Will of the Forsaken and PvP trinket share cooldown timer fix.
  • DRData library updates.[code]

3.2.2

  • Performance upgradements.
  • Added Monk's dispel spell.
  • Dispel module updates.

3.2.1

  • Clicks module updates.

3.2.0

  • Cast Bar module updates.

3.1.9

  • Auras module updates.

3.1.8

  • Curse Client latest version mismatch fix.

3.1.7

  • Curse Client latest version mismatch fix.

3.1.6

  • Fixed incorrect version number.
  • Announcement module updates.
  • Class Icon module updates.
  • Layout module updates.
  • Tags module updates.
  • Minor performance upgradements.

3.1.5

  • Layout module updates.
  • Library updates.

3.1.4

  • Fixed an issue which broke the addon's funcionality with Timer module disabled.
  • Timer module updates.
  • Upvalue updates.
  • Some other smaller fixes.

3.1.3

  • Fixed a bug which caused frames to not to hide after left the arena.
  • Fixed a bug with Direction dropdown.
  • Fixed an issue with "Announcements" module.
  • Global cleanup.
  • Some other smaller fixes.

3.1.2

  • Fixed a bug with Trinket module inside battlegrounds.
  • Trinket module updates.
  • Library updates.

3.1.1

  • Announcements module updates.

3.1.0

  • Added "Turn Evil" for auras.
  • Library updates.

3.0.9

  • Minor fixes.

3.0.8

  • Fixed a bug which crashed Tags module after you switched profiles.
  • Test function updates.
  • Some GUI changes and bugfixes.
  • German localization updates.
  • Library updates.
  • Other minor fixes.

3.0.7

  • Removed Global Templates.

3.0.6

  • Updated for 5.4.
  • Fixed a bug with the Tags module.
  • Added Monk "Resuscitate" spell to the Announces module.

3.0.5

  • Fixed a bug with the Auras module.

3.0.4

  • Fixed a bug with enable/disable Auras module functionality.
  • Fixed a bug with enable/disable Buffs button's functionality.
  • Fixed a bug with enable/disable Debuffs button's functionality.
  • Reduced maxium buffs/debuffs to show to 10.
  • Aura module improvements.
  • Localization updates.
  • Other minor fixes.

3.0.3

  • Fixed a bug with the Auras module.
  • Other minor fixes.

3.0.2

  • Fixed a bug which created invisible but clickable frames outside arenas.
  • Disabled test button functionality inside arenas.
  • Fixed a typo which didn't let "Layouts" module to load properly.
  • xCT and xCT+ support fix.
  • Library updates.
  • Some other smaller fixes.
  • Code cleanup.

3.0.1

  • Reduced addon size by 30%.
  • Reduced memory usage.
  • Reduced CPU usage.
  • DRTracker fixes.
  • Healthbar fixes.
  • Aura updates.
  • Library updates.
  • Merged localizations.
  • Added koKR, zhCN and zhTW localizations.
  • Added support for xCT and xCT+.
  • Code cleanup.

3.0.0

  • Updated for 5.2.
  • Spell updates.
  • Library updates.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Comments

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  • #668

    Can you please fix the announcements if you aren't in a group (random skirmish). I get all the time "You aren't in a group".

    You could use instead the instance chat or only send the chatmsg, if you are in a group.

  • #667

    Where is the Cooldown Tracker module?

    Doesn't seem to be a category in the options.

  • #665

    Is there a way to auto hide the default Arena Prep Frames? They show up regardless of interface options settings for Arena Enemy Frames.

  • #666

    There are other addons for such a functions, but i could add this in the next version.

  • #663

    How can i make the addon output to instance chat?

  • #664

    You can't atm, gonna add it in the next version.

  • #662

    Please share your feedbacks about the new functionalities of the 4.0.0 version.

    We also welcome any bug reports.

  • #645
    Hello,

    Would it be possible to please add an option to disable the frames altogether, and use Gladius only for the party announcements?
    I already have Shadowed Unit Frames, and don't need Gladius's frames.

    Thanks!
  • #644
    Would it be possible to send the announcements to a parrot scroll area? I see options for both SCT and Mik ScrollingBattle text but not parrot :S

    Appriciate the addon and the effort put into it. really :)
  • #637
    I agree this add-on is great. It would be awesome to see the target of the opposing team so you can set up a counter. Like mentioned before if they are all targeting a single player it would be welcomed to have some sort of info or warning displayed to alert you of that action.
  • #635
    Suggestion:
    First I love this app for arenas, it's the best out there thank you for all your work

    My suggestion would be having a small frame that shows the target so you know when someone is getting jumped!
    Again love this app
  • #636
    Sorry I meant to say shows the target to the right of who is targeting. so if there are three dps all focusing your mage you know it!
  • #632
    Gladius doesnt work for me in party chat even when i have it set. any reason why this could be happening?
  • #631
    On the version 3.3.3a will go?

  • #620
    Hi there,
    My own AddOn, SetTheory (http://wow.curse.com/downloads/wow-addons/details/settheory.aspx) integrates with Gladius (and other AddOns/UI features) and allows you to create sets of AddOn configurations which can then be activated with a couple of clicks. For example, you can define a healing set that activates your talents, prompts you to switch in the correct glyphs, equips your healing gear, activates your healing buffs, changes your keybinds, configures your bars, activates the right indicators (e.g. Power Auras), loads different addons, change your unit frames and select profiles for any Ace-enabled addon. In short you can radically change your UI in a few seconds whenever you want to change play-styles.

    There's much more you can do, find out more information at: http://wow.curse.com/downloads/wow-addons/details/settheory.aspx .

    Thanks, Dan.
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