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  • Supports: 6.2.0
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  • Updated 07/24/2015
  • Created 08/17/2008
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: MIT License
  • Newest File: 6.2.13
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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

How closely are the default scripts based on SimulationCraft?

The SimulationCraft APL language and the Ovale script language are functionally very similar and concepts from one can be translated into the other in a very direct and mechanical way. For all intents and purposes, the default scripts are the SimulationCraft APLs imported into the game and displayed visually.

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.

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.

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.

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 appropriate for your character's level.

Ovale Spell Priority 6.2.13

THIS RELEASE REQUIRES A CLIENT RESTART.

Changes from version 6.2.12:

  • Update localized strings from CurseForge app from 2015-07-23.

  • Regenerate scripts based on SimulationCraft git master from 2015-07-23.

  • Merge branch 'simulationcraft'.

    Pull in changes from SimulationCraft git master from 2015-07-23.

  • Import Tier18M profiles from SimulationCraft git master from 2015-07-23.

  • Put all scripts for each class into a single, per-class Lua file.

    This makes it easier to update the addon without needing to restart the
    client to detect new files.

  • Ovale does not use AceLocale-3.0.

  • Skip "wait" actions with a constant "sec" modifier in SimC APLs.

    Ovale does not have the concept of "wait for N seconds before proceeding",
    so just ignore those lines in SimC APLs.

  • Don't use the same variable name back-to-back.

  • Import latest release.sh from curseforge-packager project.

  • Check for non-nil tables before referencing members.

  • Teach OvaleSimulationCraft about "sim.target" expressions.

    Ovale doesn't understand the concept of a priority target, so treat
    "sim.target=target" expressions as always true.

  • Update for patch 6.2 hotfixes up through 2015-07-20.

  • The spell databases have been updated for patch 6.2.

Comments

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  • #799

    Fix for Shaman 'unknown spell with ID strike':

    Replace line:

      SpellInfo(stormblast duration=15 sharedcd=strike cd=8 )

    With:

      SpellInfo(stormblast duration=15 sharedcd=stormstrike cd=8 )

    And:

      if SpellCooldown(strike) >=3 Spell(ascendance)

    With:

      if SpellCooldown(stormstrike) >=3 Spell(ascendance)

     

    Last edited by SvenLowry on 11/28/2012 4:33:32 AM
  • #797

    I am also getting spammed with unknown ID errors. 

  • #796

    I get spammed with the following in my chat whenever I change zones, specs, or enter/exit a vehicle:


    Ovale: Unknown spell with ID soul_reaper
    Ovale: Unknown spell with ID strangulate
    Ovale: Unknown spell with ID asphyxiate
    Ovale: Unknown spell with ID soul_reaper
    Ovale: Unknown spell with ID strangulate
    Ovale: Unknown spell with ID asphyxiate
    Ovale: Unknown spell with ID strangulate
    Ovale: Unknown spell with ID asphyxiate

    I am also running Nerien's Ovale Scripts, so I'm not sure if it's a problem with Ovale or Nerien's.

    I'm a DK, this happens in any spec for me.

    Last edited by sparrowlab on 11/25/2012 11:13:06 AM
  • #800

    Thanks! I'll ask around there and see if there's a fix.

  • #798

    This is a bug in Opisthobranch's DK script that's included in Nerien's Ovale Scripts.  You can try posting on the Ovale DK forum thread for his script to see if there are any fixes he could suggest.

  • #795

    Trueshot aura ? What's that ? (Ye I know but I can't find spell anymore and think it was removed also as glyph). Also hunter rotations have changed much lately imo. Mayhaps I will disable ovale until someone takes a look at it Undecided

    Last edited by Livanamako on 11/13/2012 9:12:53 PM
  • #793

    I seem to be having a problem with ovale, on my brewmaster monk, everytime I enter a dungeon ovale goes blank showing no rotation. But as soon as I leave the dungeon it starts working again. It just recently started doing this, I,ve tried reinstalling but still the same. And it seems to be only on my monk when it happens. Now if I go windwalker it works fine in dungeons, just on brewmaster spec in dungeons it don't work but outside of instances it works well

     

     

     

     

    Last edited by bamabandit on 11/1/2012 1:53:06 PM
  • #794

    It's stated in the description that none of the tank specs are working atm.

  • #792

    Enhance shaman, ovale keeps saying unknown spell with ID strike, and it keeps removing stormstrike from the icons.  every time i zone take a flight path etc. if i do a /reload sometimes it fixes itself and it shows up, otherwise it shows main attack as searing totem or windfury weapon.  I'm using the latest version of Ovale.

  • #789

    Got som weird stuff going on now with this addon it only shows that i shall spam moonfire and sunfire not showing the correct rotation anymore any ideas wy ?

  • #790

    If you install a beta version of Ovale, things may not work properly.  They're tagged as beta so I can get testing from certain beta testers and get feedback for fixes.  Make sure you're using a release version of Ovale

  • #791

    If you wish to provide feedback on the beta versions of Ovale, please use the ticket system.

  • #788

    Ah. I see now. It disappears when I switch my spec to Blood.

  • #787

    I swapped specs on my DK and now Ovale isn't showing up.  If I log into my Monk it's there.  Removing and reinstalling Ovale doesn't fix this.  Any suggestions?

  • #786

    Is there anyway I can change what the addon shows, dont want it to show buffs etc only spells?

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