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  • Supports: 6.1.0
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  • Updated 02/25/2015
  • Created 08/17/2008
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: MIT License
  • Newest File: 6.1.2
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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 6.1.2

Changes from version 6.1.1:

  • Hunter: Fix spell ID of Kill Shot after gaining Enhanced Kill Shot perk.

Changes from version 6.1.0:

  • Druid: Update restoration script for WoD.

    • Properly detect Omen of Clarity if talented into Moment of Clarity.

    • Rejuvenation (Germination) is a Swiftmend-able HoT.

    • Add restrictions for casting Swiftmend on a target.

    • Wild Mushroom is a more expensive spell nowadays, so no longer maintain
      it as the top priority.

    • Use the correct Arcane Torrent (for when Blizzard decides to allow Blood
      Elf druids.

  • Regenerate scripts based on SimulationCraft profiles from release-610-02.

  • Merge branch 'simulationcraft'.

    Pull in changes from SimulationCraft release-610-02.

  • Only prefix the pet ability with the pet name if it's not "pet_<name>".

  • Simplify some SimulationCraft translations after aura ownership change.

    A pet-applied buff is now considered to belong to the player as well, so
    simplify some translations to drop "any=1" and handle Beast Cleave in a
    simpler way.

  • Import Tier17M profiles from SimulationCraft tag "release-610-02".

  • Consider auras applied by the player's pet to belong to the player, too.

    Fixes ticket 569 by @LunaEclipse.

  • Add requirement handlers to check for auras applied by anyone.

    The requirement handlers are:

    • buff_any
    • debuff_any
    • target_buff_any
    • target_debuff_any

    These check for buffs and debuffs on the player or the target that are
    cast by anyone, not restricted to the player.

  • Shaman: The spell IDs for Ascendance have changed in patch 6.1.

    Fixes ticket 571 by @Leafkillr.

  • Remove attempted loading of LibDispellable-1.0, which was removed.

Comments

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  • #733

    some times on as a hunter it says to keep using cobra shot even when thats not part of the roation

  • #734

    this is a bug in the current script that ships with ovale for hunters.  Feel free to use my updated script here: http://bit.ly/PMNkWi

  • #731

    You're probably well aware of this but there are constant errors resulting from both Blood and Frost Death Knight specs and they are unusable.  Fire Mage seems to be working pretty well.  Build 319.

  • #732

    Have you tried to change the Frost DK script? Running the addon in debug mode, I get the error message "ERROR: second value of / must be constant".
    The only division is in the expression "if target.HealthPercent() <=35 or {{target.HealthPercent() -3 *{target.HealthPercent() /target.DeadIn() } } <=35 } Spell(soul_reaper)". Until the function is fixed, you should try to change that line to "if target.HealthPercent() <=35 Spell(soul_reaper)".

  • #730

    to bad this addon doesn't work anymore...was a great addon..............no icons with any of my chars....not tank scripts.....any chance on a working release?

    thanks

  • #729

    arms warrior.  bugging and not saying to use OP ever.  thanks and btw been using this addon since cata came out on all my toons its awsome :D

  • #728

    Any update on a release with working scripts adn such? or should we wait for MOP? either way, awesome addon man, thx for all your effort!

  • #727

    Buffs that have stacks like Molten Core are not treatied like that, so if the spell that removes one by one stack is defined like this

    Define(soul_fire 6353)
      SpellAddBuff(soul_fire molten_core=-1)

    when I press it, addon will act like that this spell is removing every stack and will sugest next spel on the list, not the same spell as there are still buffs left on molten core.

     

    Last edited by pazarac on 9/4/2012 7:53:19 AM
  • #725

    I get this error at the converter  "spec parameter not defined" i am arms warrior. Any ideas of what to add to convert simcraft code to ovale code?thx

  • #724

    First off, this mod is fantastic! An extremely valuable asset right now with all the changes in patch 5.0.4.

    My one question/request. Is there an option to turn off the Global Cooldown icon? It's nice, but I would much rather see the next ability right away. This would allow for more of a reaction time rather than just looking at a GCD icon. I apologize if this is an option that I've missed somewhere. And if it's not an option already, then consider it a friendly suggestion. I think it's something that would make an already outstanding mod even better.

    Thank you!

  • #723

    For survival hunters having issues, I've created an updated script here: http://wow.curseforge.com/addons/ovale/forum/hunter/42272-updated-5-0-4-survival-hunter-script/

  • #721

    My Ret pally keeps getting told to use Divine Intervention...which disappeared with Cata.  I have no idea what spell the DI icon is supposed to represent!

    Thanks so much for your hard work.

  • #726

    That's "Spell_nature_timestop" and should be Templar's Verdict (at least according to clcret).

  • #754

    If it's Templar's Verdict than even more is wrong because it suggests it constantly when you CAN'T use Templar's Verdict because you don't have enough Holy Power. 

  • #720

    Feral Druid still seems off. It's telling me to do Savage roar over and over again. 

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