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  • Supports: 6.0.3
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  • Updated 11/19/2014
  • Created 08/17/2008
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: MIT License
  • Newest File: 6.0.24
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About Ovale Spell Priority

Ovale Spell Priority is a rotation-helper addon that shows you what spell or ability you should use in order to maximize your damage.

It displays one or more icons that show the cooldown of an action. The action is conditionally defined through a user-defined script, e.g. you may display either Corruption if the DoT is not on your target or Shadow Bolt if the Corruption DoT is already on your target.

The current release of Ovale provides default scripts for the following classes for Warlords of Draenor:

  • Death Knight: Blood, Frost, Unholy
  • Druid: Feral, Guardian, Restoration (Balance is NOT currently supported)
  • Hunter: Beast Mastery, Marksmanship, Survival
  • Mage: Arcane, Fire, Frost
  • Monk: Brewmaster, Windwalker
  • Paladin: Protection, Retribution
  • Priest: Shadow
  • Rogue: Assassination, Combat, Subtlety
  • Shaman: Elemental, Enhancement, Restoration
  • Warlock: Affliction, Demonology, Destruction
  • Warrior: Arms, Fury, Protection

Default scripts are based on SimulationCraft. You may also customize the default script to suit your needs (see Documentation) or use scripts made by other users.

See the video of a survival hunter using Ovale during Wrath of the Lich King.

Please use the forums to submit scripts or discuss them. If you want to report bugs, use the ticket manager.

Features

  • Tracks DoTs, buffs, debuffs, cooldowns, combo points, runes, mana -- everything that a player would need to decide what to do.
  • Adapts to your talent points and glyphs.
  • 100% configurable: everything is in an easy-to-understand script that you can modify and test in real-time without reloading your UI.
  • Compatible with the action icon skinning library Masque.
  • Use SpellFlashCore to flash abilities on action bars in addition, or as an alternative, to displaying the ability icons.

FAQ

Why does it not work for me?

Try to reset your Profile in the Ovale settings.

Why is the key binding displayed for an action wrong?

You may be running an action bar addon, e.g., Bartender4, etc., that does not use the Blizzard action bar frames.

Why is the icon sometimes red?

The cooldown that is displayed in an icon is not always the true action cooldown. If this cooldown is longer than the action cooldown, then the icon is red. In most cases, it means that if you use this action too soon, then you will overwrite or clip a DoT, which may not be what you want.

Why can't I click on the icon to cast the spell?

Blizzard does not allow this. Only a predefined sequence of spells can be bound to an action icon and this sequence can not change in combat.

How do I make the spells flash on the action bar?

Simply install SpellFlashCore (included if you install SpellFlash) and Ovale will use it to flash the spell to cast on the action bar in addition to displaying the spell in the Ovale icon bar.

On my low-level character, there is nothing at all.

You need to reach level 10 and choose a specialization. However, be aware that the default Ovale scripts are tuned for max-level characters and you may be missing key abilities at low levels that are assumed to exist. If the default script is not working for you, you will need to find or write a script more appopriate for your character's level.

tag 6.0.24
736a308348ed4ab7b01bd1f7237bc6ac9babf830
Johnny C. Lam <jlam88@gmail.com>
2014-11-19 22:08:08 -0500

Tagging a 6.0.24 release.

--------------------

Johnny C. Lam:
    - Warrior: Gladiator DPS prefers Battle Shout over Commanding Shout.
    - Warrior: Reverse order that Shouts are suggested.
    Check for the spec-enhancing buff first before the raid buff so that we're
    not told to Shout back to back, overwriting the raid buff with the main
    buff.

Comments

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  • #675

    The only explanation I can think of is that your rogue might be below level 10, in which case ovale wouldn't be working for that toon yet. Otherwise I'm not sure, I use ovale for my rogue, so I know it works with the class. You might try disabling other addons to see if it works when its the only addon running. 

  • #681

    Things I can think of with you being 13 Sub: You don't have backstab or hemo yet, which are your main fillers. I've leveled a Sub rogue since the lastest update back in May and if I remember correctly, I just had no suggestions show up until those skills were learned. It works perfectly fine for me raiding at 85, and nearly 100% certain it was working as I leveled.

  • #677

    Oddly enough the pictures show up when I am stealthed but after that is goes back to blank.

    EDIT: I dropped Sub to test out the other specs and they work, it is just Sub for me that is not working with ovale.

    Last edited by Vailwolf on 4/22/2012 11:38:04 PM
  • #676

    Im higher than Level ten, I disabled all addons and it's still doing it. I'll try reinstalling it I guess.

    EDIT: Didnt work... Do you have any other ideas? Right at this moment I am a level 13 Sub Worgen Rogue. If that means anything.

    Last edited by Vailwolf on 4/22/2012 7:00:00 PM
  • #673

    Hello, and gz for the nice addon!I use  it on my warrior for a long time and it worked nearly perfect when i was fury!I recently decided to play arms using macros for stance dance also!Does it work properly for arms pve warriors??I rarely see (not to mention never) heroic strike (i changed rage @ >75) and also in execute phase (20% and below) there is never an execute to apply the 5 stacks and then continue rotation! Is there sth wrong with the addon or am i missing sth?Keep up the good work ;)

  • #671

    ERROR using: priest-4.3.7.txt https://sites.google.com/site/wownerien/ovale/priest

      Date: 2012-03-05 16:38:21 ID: 1 Error occured in: Global Count: 1 Message: ..\AddOns\Ovale\Ovale.lua line 1166: attempt to compare number with string Debug: (tail call): ? Ovale\Ovale.lua:1166: AddSpellToList() Ovale\Ovale.lua:1251: ?() ...ist\libs\CallbackHandler-1.0\CallbackHandler-1.0.lua:147: ...ist\libs\CallbackHandler-1.0\CallbackHandler-1.0.lua:147 [string "safecall Dispatcher[6]"]:4: [string "safecall Dispatcher[6]"]:4 [C]: ? [string "safecall Dispatcher[6]"]:13: ?() ...ist\libs\CallbackHandler-1.0\CallbackHandler-1.0.lua:92: Fire() ...s\AckisRecipeList\libs\AceEvent-3.0\AceEvent-3.0.lua:120: ...s\AckisRecipeList\libs\AceEvent-3.0\AceEvent-3.0.lua:119   ------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: 2012-03-05 16:38:21 ID: 2 Error occured in: Global Count: 12 Message: ..\AddOns\Ovale\Ovale.lua line 1672: attempt to compare number with string Debug: [C]: ? Ovale\Ovale.lua:1672: AddSpellToStack() Ovale\Ovale.lua:1765: InitCalculerMeilleureAction() Ovale\OvaleFrame.lua:159: OnUpdate() Ovale\OvaleFrame.lua:62: Ovale\OvaleFrame.lua:61
    Last edited by sapolau on 3/5/2012 4:16:53 PM
  • #672

    I'll take a look in the next day or so.

  • #668

    So  does this command "target.debuffTick(CORRUPTION)" calculates time between ticks from spell info that we must provide to addon (like example you have shown SpellInfo(CORRUPTION duration=18 tick=3)) and current haste (which is wrong method to calculate tick duration) or does it just pull this number from debuff tool-tip.

    Does commands like "castTime(SOULFIRE)" work this way too, or those can pull this info from tool-tip of appropriate spell?

  • #669

    All of the things that relate to spell times, either casting or the DoT tick, use the current value of haste.  For castTime() that is reasonably accurate for the decisions that have to be made, but for debuffTick(), it won't be quite right.  It would be nice to use the value of the haste when the DoT was applied, but unfortunately, there is no way to get that information from the WoW API after the fact from examining debuffs on the target.

  • #670

    Bah, then if addons cannot get accurate tick duration I am going to use lowest possible tick duration that i can find in those dot spreadsheets that can be found around (i think it is close to 1.5 sec)

    Last edited by pazarac on 2/28/2012 1:38:15 PM
  • #666

    How do you turn unleash elements off? Its kind of waste if u have unleashed lightning. Typically Unleashed elemets should only be used:

    1) If you don't have unleashed lighting.

    2) You are casting wind shear and u have to use /stopcasting macro.

    3) While moving you weren't able to cast any spells and  if you cast unleash elemets + LvB you get 30% dmg boost. 

    Should move unleashed weapon icon to next frame where totem icon is. Its kinda annoying to see every time u move. 

    NOTE: Ignore about comment. I just realized i was using the old code and i had to reset my profile to update the shaman code. Can you please make versioning system to find out if ur using updated class code so i know when to reset.

    Last edited by neoark1 on 2/22/2012 1:27:48 PM
  • #665

    Just had to login and post a comment. I discovered this addon last night and it's fcuking fabulous. Its a great help for someone with many toons who wants to learn the necessary muscle memory for a given spec

    Kuso to its creator and my thanks also to Leaf for his equally awesome Feral scripts

    Ky

  • #664

    Is it possible to use proximity (with the default script) to automatically suggest using a spell (Such as Shadowflame for warlocks?)  You can do this pretty easily with LibRangeCheck 2.0, which this guy on the forums has done with the script I linked earlier ( http://wow.curseforge.com/addons/ovale/forum/warlock/29798-4-3-warlock-destruction-script/#p1 )  You wouldn't even really need the checkbox anymore since it's pretty much a no brainer part all three rotations as long as you are in range.

  • #667

    Yeh this could be usefull for all the classes.

  • #663

    I will fully admit i know nothing about making addons, though have to say i love this addon except for one aspect, though i have managed a work around for the issue and it pertains to how i run my prot DPS paladin, i had to modify the big text block to remove a couple spells from the list so if i did not have them active then ovale would not just say activate them, these include Righteous Fury (which i do not use unless for some reason in a group i need an aggro boost) and Seal of Truth (which although i use most the time if my mana gets low i flip to Seal of Insight for mana recovery)

    With all that said and not knowing how hard it would be to add this feature, and only saying it would be nice if you were able to, any chance of adding a set of options in the interface set to turn on and off some spells that a player like myself doesnt use all the time?

    Though will also admit that if this is not a possibility i do know how to manually removes spells from ovale personally.

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