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  • 1,835 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 6.1.0
  • 401,691 Total Downloads
  • Updated 03/17/2015
  • Created 11/14/2010
  • 255 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: v2.6.8
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About Hermes


Hermes tracks your raid's cooldowns, and displays them using configurable buttons or bars. What's unique about Hermes is it's ability to tell you who "does" and "does not" have a particular cooldown available. If you're a raid leader, healer, tank or anyone who has to coordinate cooldowns, you'll appreciate the approach Hermes takes.

Hermes also tracks cooldowns of non Hermes users using it's Spell Monitor feature.

Release v2.4.32 Notes

This release is a much more stable release for the 5.0 Mists of Pandaria. I've refactored a lot of the UI code so that managing the spell list requirements and adjustments can be done via the user interface.

Important: I would highly recommend that you start fresh with this addon by doing two things:

  1. Open the Hermes configuration and go to the "Maintenance" tab. Click both "Show >>" buttons and add in any new spells that are not in your inventory and also hit the "Full Reset" button for the Spell Monitor.
  2. Open the Hermes configuration and go to the "Profiles" tab. Click the "Reset Profile".

Keep in mind, that I'm aware neither of these options are required and certainly aren't the most efficient way to handle this, but it will help get your addon working with the latest code available.

Release v2.3 Notes

This release includes significant changes since v2.2.

  • If upgrading from v2.2 or earlier, you will lose your existing container setup.
  • Please visit the archived history page for full release notes.

Tutorial Videos (updated for v2.3)

Feature Chart


Other Pages

Translations Contributed By

  • deDE: gOOvER, Tonyleila
  • ruRU: D_Angel

Special Thanks To

  • Integrity (US-Stormrage) for their patience and support in helping test Hermes during progression content!
  • The WowAce community.
  • And anyone who has taken the time to provide feedback (good and bad!)

tag v2.6.8
Virtual <>
2015-03-17 20:00:59 -0500

Tagging for Talent Index fix.


    - This should hopefully fix the talent index issue! Finally. Sorry for the issues.


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  • #74

    Thank you very much for updating this addon again <3

  • #75
    Quote from Mclarens »

    Thank you very much for updating this addon again <3

    No problem. It has been a fun learning experience. And the community support has been great. :)

  • #66

    I'm not sure if you already know of this, but it would be nice to have a consolidation, rather than branching of 2 different Hermes's.

    Also, THANK YOU for picking up the ball again. Tried Hagakure, but this is closest to my heart!

    Last edited by epicskillz on 9/18/2012 4:38:10 PM
  • #72

    Yup yup. I'm working with people in that thread to get Hermes up to speed. Thank you for bringing it over to the site for anyone else who is looking to get this addon working for 5.0.

  • #71

    Epicskillz it looks like the new Manager here at curse, virtualentity, is the same one over at MMO-Champion.

    That aside, thank you so much virtual for picking this project up! I really appreciate it!

  • #73

    Nailed it. And you're very welcome. Thanks for the support! :)

  • #63

    I'm speaking on behalf of the original author:

    Hermes and related subprojects are no longer being maintained by it's author. Perhaps someone could take them over.

  • #61

    It seems to be working fine in 4.3 normally, but gets a ton of errors in a LFR group.  Can we get an update to fix that?

  • #80

    I know this post is quite dated, but if you could provide any of the LFR errors that you're seeing. I would be greatful.

  • #60
    Is it possible to change the name the spell appears as on the bar? E.g. can I shorten the cooldown "Power Word: Barrier" to just appear as "Barrier" on the bar itself? I imagine if so it is somewhere in the meta config for the spell, where the 'duration' is, but I don't know what the key is.
  • #59
    i cant make this addon work inside arena. it works really good outside arena when im in party with my friends, but when i enter arena it stop working.

    can someone help me and tell me how i can fix it ?
  • #58
    thanks for the opacity options
    Could you add Colossus Smash ?
    tracking Colossus Smash CD can be useful if you are a warrior yourself (to know when to cast your own Shattering Throw).

    Thanks for this amazing AddOn
  • #57
    appears that bloodlust only shows up from ele shamans not resto or enchacne shamans.
  • #56
    I goofed up with the defaults for Divine Guardian. I accidentally used the spell id for the base cooldown. So if you see a cooldown for DG that's almost 20 hours long (70940 seconds) it's my mistake!

    I'll fix this bug and any other bugs reported in a couple days. In the mean time, you can fix it yourself by just going to the Configuration for the spell and setting the Base Cooldown to 180 instead of 70940.
  • #54
    Is there any possibility to set the opacity for the spells in gray in the GridButtons Mode ?
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