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  • 10,262 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 5.4.2
  • 302,654 Total Downloads
  • Updated 02/18/2014
  • Created 10/14/2012
  • 118 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Beta
  • License: BSD License
  • Newest File: v0.33-beta
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About GladiusEx

GladiusEx is an arena unit frames addon based on Gladius.

What's new

New features include:

  • Party frames: support for showing frames for your own team
  • Cooldown tracker: a highly configurable module for tracking all types of cooldowns
  • Skill history: shows the icons of the last few skills used by the unit
  • Alerts: makes the frames blink in a noticeable way during some configured events (including low health, auras and specific spells being cast)
  • Pets: new module for displaying pet bars

And the classic modules, most of which have been improved in various ways:

  • Auras: now with more filtering options
  • Class Icon: new display modes: by spec, role and portraits
  • Cast Bar: now shows which spells can't be interrupted
  • DR Tracker: track the diminishing returns timers on both the enemy team and your team
  • Health Bar: now displays incoming heals and absorbs
  • Tags: configure every text to show exactly what you want, now with more built-in tags and improved performance


How do I bring the user interface up ?

You can use the /gex slash command, or you can access the options from the addons tab in the interface panel.

Where did the trinket and the dispels modules go ?

They have been replaced by the cooldowns module, which now allows you to have several groups of cooldowns configured independently. By default, the trinket cooldown is shown in group 2 and a few other cooldowns in group 1.

What is that additional set of frames that I see ?

Those are the party frames. This is incremental functionality that will help you track not only your enemies but also your friends. If you use your own you can turn these easily off in the general settings.

Is it possible to have text timers for the auras, cooldowns or the DR icons ?

The timer module has been removed, but this can be achieved with OmniCC or other similar addons.

Bugs and feature requests

Please use the ticket tracker to report any issues or request features.

Please report all the problems and bugs!

tag v0.33-beta
slaren <>
2014-02-18 17:05:44 +0100

updating libraries


    - cooldowns: added a name to the cooldown spiral frames so that it can be filtered by OmniCC


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  • #162

    Hey this account seems to be rly nice but i ve a big problem:

    i can open to options of the addon, i cant see it in the interface/addons and if i type /gex i just cant enter that 
    the game just dont let me. What should i do to be workable this addon?

    please help me guys thanks!


  • #160

    I'd like there to be an option to be able to freely move cast bars. I would like to move them to the left of the class icon kinda of the default arena frames, but I can't move them more than 100 pts to the left. Is there a way to do this?

  • #161

    You should be able to type any number in the text box (instead of using the slider).

  • #159

    Hi, I got 2 problems. One is that i cant use ure party bar outside off arena,

    The scond is that even tho i use the arena frames and in blizzards standard option dissable the standard arena bars they still show.

  • #158

    Best addon ever.

    If i had the option, i'd use the party frame instead of any other raid frames... for pve. Bet many other ppl think alike.


  • #157

    I would definetely use this addon if it had the option to disable the enemy arena frame. I just want the party frame, and use the default blizzard frame for the enemies. Sadly, I can only disable the party frame :(

  • #155

    Hi, just popping by to let you know that the disperse CD is wrong. It is listed as 105 seconds when in reality it is 120 sec.

  • #154

    i'm not quite sure whether or not this exists as i just installed the addon and i won't be able to test it anytime soon.

    the question:

    does it hide blizzards arena/party frames automatically when entering arena? if not, could you implement this option when the corresponding modules are activated?

    Last edited by LordOfLols on 4/21/2014 6:25:02 AM
  • #156


    okay, i got it to work how i wanted it to be through checking "show party as raid frames" and then simply hiding the raid frames. if someone knows a script how to automate this an entrance of arena instances i'd be glad

  • #153

    Is there anyway to make the cast bars fill from right to left? inverse deosnt work that just makes it empty rather than fill.

  • #152

    Hello, I just wanted to thank you for this fantastic addon, I've been looking for something like this for a very long time, it's perfect for me!

    My only request: Add border option to DrTracker like you have for Cooldowns, example: (DRTracker left, Cooldowns right and bottom)

    Last edited by Homaxz on 4/17/2014 8:19:55 PM
  • #151

    Hi there, 

    Great addon, thank u for the effort. Under Arena > Cooldowns > group 1 > cooldowns, at the end, where the races are, theres no human race :S

    Last edited by ysteria on 4/16/2014 10:57:11 AM
  • #148

    Absolutely incredible addon, this is fucking superb. But i would like to ask you one thing, could you please add an option to show the player (and party with that, if you're in a grp ofcourse) frame everywhere/all the time, would love to only use this addon for player UF.

  • #149

    Thank you. Unfortunately due to a lack of time it is not very likely that I'll be adding any new features for the time being (I'll still try to fix the reported bugs and keep it updated, though).

  • #150

    Aww, thats 2 bad. And also good hehe, keep it up!

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