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  • Supports: 6.0.3
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  • Updated 11/01/2014
  • Created 08/17/2008
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: MIT License
  • Newest File: 6.0.5
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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 (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
  • 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.

tag 6.0.5
80670165ff01cc1b989bbe334296928049fab936
Johnny C. Lam <jlam88@gmail.com>
2014-11-01 01:10:05 -0400

Tagging as 6.0.5 release.

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

Johnny C. Lam:
    - Fix "buff.name.max_stack" translation from SimulationCraft.
    Fixes ticket 441 by @talar13.
    - Be slightly more precise about what failed during translation.
    - Ensure the generated script ends in a blank line.
    This avoids complexity in the parser to deal with <EOF> at the end of the
    toekn stream.
    - Add missing module file needed by test script ast.t.
    - Make standalone configuration window an option, defaulting to false.
    Just use the standard Blizzard Interface Addon panel by default, but allow
    for a standalone window to ease script testing.
    - Only merge enableIcons and display if the latter is set.

Comments

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  • #44
    Yes no more errors with .24! It does ask me to Deathcoil too, so so far so good. Thanks for the help! It really cuts close on Pestilence but maybe that's just my timing. If i can provide anymore help let me know.
  • #45
    Yes, in some rare occurrence it does not ask to refresh the diseases with Pestilence and the glyph. I suspect that there may be no blood rune available at this time, but I did not play long enough to be sure. Somebody that knows the Death Knight better than me may tell me if that is a problem: should one blood rune be spared some time before the diseases expire? It may not worth it.
  • #32
    How do you add weapon enchants? There seems to be support for this according to the documentation but I must be doing something wrong. It is always showing that the enchant is not preset.

    Script Below

    Define(FLAMETHONG 8024)
    #Added WINDFURY to the defined spells (Tried both Rank 1 and Rank 8 spellids)
    Define(WINDFURY 8232)

    AddIcon
    {
    if WeaponEnchantExpires(WINDFURY mainhand 2) Spell(WINDFURY)
    if WeaponEnchantExpires(FLAMETHONG offhand 2) Spell(FLAMETHONG)

    # All of the below seems to work fine.
    if BuffPresent(MAELSTROMWEAPON stacks=5) Spell(LIGHTNINGBOLT)
    Spell(STORMSTRIKE)
    Spell(EARTHSHOCK)
    if ManaPercent(less 25) Spell(SHAMANISTICRAGE)
    if TotemExpires(fire) Spell(MAGMATOTEM)
    if BuffExpires(LIGHTNINGSHIELD 0) Spell(LIGHTNINGSHIELD)
    Spell(LAVALASH)
    }
  • #33
    You can not specify which weapon enchant expires. You should write this:
    if WeaponEnchantExpires(mainhand 2) Spell(WINDFURY)
    if WeaponEnchantExpires(offhand 2) Spell(FLAMETHONG)
  • #34
    That fixed the issue. Thanks for the help!
  • #25
    First off I want to say very nice addon!
    I have a few questions though.

    1. Would it be possible to make it show only "if has target" and taget is hostile and not dead? I don't really need to see what spells to cast on a friendly- or a dead- target.
    2. is it possible to get an icon that tells you what spell to cast after the next - icon 1 = cast now, icon 2 = cast next, 3 = fillers (for warriors heroic strike or cleave)?

    Also the icon that shows HS/Cleave always has the border shown, and there's a ? between the 2 first icons, what is that supposed to do?

    Thanks
  • #26
    1. I may do that in a future version. Thank you for the suggestion.
    2. I tried that (the option is still here in the appearence menu, check "Predictive (EXPERIMENTAL)"), but I found that the result was more confusing than useful. You may test it if you want, I could use some feedback.

    It is a feature to show the border of the HS/Cleave button even if there is nothing to cast. If thought it was weird if the button kept disappearing/appearing every two seconds. If a majority of people don't like that, I may change it.

    I don't know what you mean about the question mark, I don't have it. It is likely a bug. Did you change the default script? Could you show me a screenshot?
  • #28
    For the "Predictive" fuction you can see what I mean if you have the posibility to test CLCRet addon (http://wow.curse.com/downloads/wow-addons/details/clcret.aspx) for ret pallies, has some nice features, but yours is just so much cooler because it's usable for all classes.
  • #27
    Hi,

    Thanks for the reply

    I have tested the "Predictive (EXPERIMENTAL)" feature, and yeah it seems a bit more confusing than helpful. Maybe make both icons visible, so there are 2 icons at all times instead of the scrolling feature (a small icon for next skill and a normal sized icon for the skill you should use now?)

    Here's a screenshot of the ? I talked about (http://hellbound.apathia.dk/img/upload/WoWScrnShot_110109_113024.jpg). They turn red if I'm out of range of the target.

    As for the iconborder on cleave/hs - it seems a little odd that the border is there without anything to cast imo. Maybe you could change it so that the hs/cleave icon has it's own size-scroller, and make it possible to move it individualy from the other icons?
  • #29
    I will add the option to remove the borders.

    About the ?, it looks that it is the keyboard shortcut that is not displayed properly. I see that you use ButtonFacade. Which skin it is? And what addon do you use to move the icons?
  • #30
    I use apathy skin for button facade, but I don't have keyboard shortcuts activated.

    What do you mean by: "And what addon do you use to move the icons?" if you mean action bars I am using Dominos.
  • #31
    I added the option to hide the border and the option to hide the icons if the target is friendly (in 3.2.14).

    I installed Dominos and Apathy but I was not able to reproduce the bug. Could you confirm that if you hide the shortcuts in Ovale, the question marks disappear? Or do you mean that it is already the shorcuts in Ovale that you hide?
  • #24
    Sweet Addon ! Tested it today on my Arms an i LOVE it !
    Keep up the good Work !
  • #22
    Is this addon for lvl 80 only or does it work for lower levels (10-40) as well?
  • #23
    It works for lower levels too for some classes. It does not work for mage, but it works for warrior, for example. It works for all classes at level 60.
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