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  • Updated 10/18/2014
  • Created 01/14/2008
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  • License: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0
  • Newest File: 1.9.2
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About Pawn

Pawn calculates scores for items to help you easily find upgrades for your gear. It's completely customizable, and applicable to any class and situation: for example, it can help you decide whether to equip the ring with a higher item level but one stat you don't want (say, strength for shamans), or the ring with the lower item level but all good stats. It's that level of customization that makes it very different from more general mods like GearScore and more specialized mods like TankPoints.

Pawn can be used by new players right off the bat without needing to change any options, or by advanced players who plan out their gear upgrades, build Excel spreadsheets, install Rawr, and read Elitist Jerks.

Language support

Pawn works with English, French, German, Portuguese, Russian, and Simplified Chinese, and includes an untested translation into Traditional Chinese. Unlike most addons, it's NOT possible to use the English version on a language that it doesn't support. (If you're interested in helping translate Pawn into other languages, let me know!)

Staying in touch

Become a fan of Vger on Facebook and get updates of new versions and stuff like that. You can also leave questions or comments there if you don't have an account on this site.

Prerelease alpha versions of Pawn are occasionally available on CurseForge.

Getting started

Pawn will automatically set itself up to work with your characters, but there's a lot that you can do to customize it. See the readme file included with Pawn for more information on getting the most out of Pawn.

Version 1.9.2

    Continued changes to the starter scales and translations.

Version 1.9.1

    Bonus armor is now listed as a separate stat from base armor and can be given a value independently.
    Significantly increased the value of armor and bonus armor in the tank starter scales.
    Fixed a harmless error where a message about #(Item1.UnknownLines could appear in the chat log when using the Compare tab.
    Fixed a harmless error where a message about being unable to parse the item link could appear in the chat log when hovering over a caged battle pet.

Version 1.9

    Updated for WoW 6.0 and Warlords of Draenor.  Many features have changed in some way as a result of item changes in patch 6.0.
    I updated the visuals for the Pawn UI to be a little more warlordy.
    A new set of starter scales have been added for all classes and specs.  You can use these scales as you would the old Wowhead scales, and you can also customize them to your heart's content.
    The Wowhead scales have been disabled since they haven't been updated for patch 6.0 and would do more harm than good.
    The values of Pawn's default scale have changed to be a more appropriate starting point for WoW 6.0.
    New stats are recognized and can be assigned values on the Values tab: Bonus Armor, Multistrike, Versatility, Movement Speed, Leech, Avoidance, Indestructible.
    Obsolete stats (hit, etc.) are removed from your scales upon logging in, and have been removed from the UI.
    All of the new Taladite gems in Warlords of Draenor are now in Pawn's database.
    The changes to stats on pre-Draenor gems in Pawn's database have been taken into account for purposes of gem recommendations.  (I anticipate that I'll need to do another update of gem stats before the expansion hits.)
    A new option has been added, on by default: "Ignore sockets on low-level items."  When this option is enabled, Pawn will ignore sockets when calculating values of low-level items (currently, any item below level 463), so they won't have inflated values when Pawn determines upgrades.
    Pawn's calculations for item values no longer take reforging potential into account since that feature is gone from the game.
    All code for Pawn's Reforge Advisor feature has been removed.
    Changed the way that information about your best items for purposes of determining upgrades is stored and processed.  (I now use item links instead of item IDs, since in Warlords of Draenor, a mythic version of one item and the raid finder version of the same item might have the same ID but a different bonus suffix.)

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  • #1829

    Glad you like it!  Any ideas which of your other addons might have been most likely to have been conflicting with Pawn?

  • #1826

    4x Pawn\Pawn-1.5.18.lua:1311: attempt to perform arithmetic on local "ThisItemLevelIgnoringRarity" (a nil value)
    Pawn\Pawn-1.5.18.lua:1311: in function "PawnGetInventoryItemValues"
    Pawn-1.5.18\PawnUI.lua:138: in function "PawnUI_AddInventoryTotalsToTooltip"
    Pawn-1.5.18\PawnUI.lua:107: in function <Pawn\PawnUI.lua:99>

    Locals:
    Tooltip = GameTooltip {
    0 = <userdata>
    SetQuestLogRewardSpell = <func> @Auc-Advanced\Libs\..\LibExtraTip.lua:284
    SetText = <func> @Gatherer\Swag\LibSwag.lua:404
    Outfitter_OrigSetBagItem = <func> =[C]:-1
    SetExistingSocketGem = <func> =[C]:-1
    SetCurrencyToken = <func> =[C]:-1
    SetTradeSkillItem = <func> =[C]:-1
    hasMoney = 1
    Hide = <func> =[C]:-1
    Outfitter_OrigSetHyperlink = <func> =[C]:-1
    SetQuestRewardSpell = <func> @Auc-Advanced\Libs\..\LibExtraTip.lua:284
    ClearLines = <func> @Gatherer\Swag\LibSwag.lua:413
    SetSocketGem = <func> =[C]:-1
    SetMissingLootItem = <func> =[C]:-1
    SetPetAction = <func> @Auc-Advanced\Libs\..\LibExtraTip.lua:284
    SetUnitDebuff = <func> @Auc-Advanced\Libs\..\LibExtraTip.lua:284
    SetItemByID = <func> =[C]:-1
    SetLootItem = <func> =[C]:-1
    Outfitter_OrigSetInventoryItem = <func> =[C]:-1
    GetUnit = <func> @..\LibRockHook-1.0.lua:136
    SetReforgeItem = <func> =[C]:-1
    FadeOut = <func> @..\LibRockHook-1.0.lua:136
    numMoneyFrames = 1
    SetSpellBookItem = <func> @Auc-Advanced\Libs\..\LibExtraTip.lua:284
    SetInboxItem = <func> =[C]:-1
    SetBuybackItem = <func> =[C]:-1
    shoppingTooltips = <table> {}
    SetHyperlinkCompareItem = <func> =[C]:-1
    SetMerchantItem = <func> =[C]:-1
    SetQuestLogItem = <func> =[C]:-1
    SetBackpackToken = <func> =[C]:-1
    SetTradeTargetItem = <func> =[C]:-1
    SetTalent = <func> @Auc-Advanced\Libs\..\LibExtraTip.lua:284
    SetTradePlayerItem = <func> =[C]:-1
    SetHyperlink = <func> @..\Outfitter.lua:7669
    SetSendMailItem = <func> =[C]:-1
    SetGuildBankItem = <func> =[C]:-1
    updateTooltip = 0.14599999859929
    SetInventoryItem = <func> @..\Outfitter.lua:7649
    comparing = false
    SetQuestItem = <func> =[C]:-1
    SetLootRollItem = <func> =[C]:-1
    SetTrainerService = <func> =[C]:-1
    SetMerchantCostItem = <func> =[C]:-1
    SetAuctionSellItem = <func> =[C]:-1
    SetBagItem = <func> @..\Outfitter.lua:7635
    SetUnitBuff = <func> @Auc-Advanced\Libs\..\LibExtraTip.lua:284
    SetAction = <func> =[C]:-1
    SetShapeshift = <func> @Auc-Advanced\Libs\..\LibExtraTip.lua:284
    SetUnit = <func> @Auc-Advanced\Libs\..\LibExtraTip.lua:284
    SetAuctionItem = <func> =[C]:-1
    }
    Unit = "player"

  • #1827

    I don't have too much to go on here, but I'm guessing this occurred when you hovered over the Pawn icon on the Inspect window.  Another addon that you're using appears to be preventing Pawn from getting correct item level information for that player.  I've got a fix that I think will help in 1.5.19, but I don't know what addon is conflicting with Pawn and I haven't actually observed this problem myself.

    If you know how I might be able to reproduce this problem, let me know.  Thanks for the report!

  • #1820

    /script VgerCore.Message(PawnPlayerFullName) Gruffee-blades edge

    /script VgerCore.Message(PawnUICurrentScale) nil

     

    When I open PAWN from the character screen, no scales are showing. Emailed lua

  • #1822

     

    Got the same problem as grufee

    -- PawnUICurrentScale also returns nil for me

    For the record - it does show "This is one of your best items"

    Last edited by sbboch on 1/25/2012 4:02:46 PM
  • #1825

    Hmmm, so, I don't notice any issues with that option on, including with the SavedVariables file that gruffee sent me.  Can you describe what happens when you turn that option on and off?  (The scales list isn't ever visible when you're on the Options tab, just so that's clear.)  Is it something like... option's on "only show upgrades," on the Values tab no scales show up, you switch to Options, switch to "show scale values and upgrade %", switch back to the Values tab, and suddenly the list of scales list appears?  Do you need to /reload somewhere in there?  Did I misunderstand?

  • #1824

    Thanks for the tipoff.  I'll see what I can find out!

  • #1823

    I've found out why in my case. If I have selected "Only show upgrades" it doens't show anything. With any of the other 2 options selected it works

  • #1821

    (Responded by email.)

  • #1816

    Been using PAWN for ages, never a problem...even now the issue only pops up under the newly rolled druid, the other 6 toons on the same server are fine. Only loading PAWN, no other mods, still get the error message, and no scales load

    Last edited by gruffee on 1/13/2012 4:30:47 PM
  • #1819

    Can you try a few things for me so I can diagnose what might be going on?  Run these commands and tell me what it says:

    /script VgerCore.Message(PawnPlayerFullName)
    /script VgerCore.Message(PawnUICurrentScale)

    I'd also be interested in seeing your Pawn SavedVariables file.  You can find it at World of Warcraft\WTF\Account\(account name)\SavedVariables\Pawn.lua.  If you could email it to me at (my character's name) @greeneclipsesoftware.com I can take a look and hopefully diagnose things better.

  • #1814

    rolled new toon and receiver the error.  no scales are showing up and no idea where to start to correct the issue

    Date: 2012-01-11 12:14:51 ID: 3 Error occured in: Global Count: 1 Message: ..\AddOns\Pawn\PawnUI.lua line 307:    attempt to concatenate a nil value Debug:    (tail call): ?    [C]: ?    Pawn\PawnUI.lua:307: PawnUI_ScalesTab_Refresh()    [string "*:OnShow"]:1:       [string "*:OnShow"]:1    [C]: Show()    Pawn\PawnUI.lua:2407: PawnUISwitchToTab()    [string "*:OnClick"]:2:       [string "*:OnClick"]:1 AddOns:   Swatter, v5.13.5241 (BoldBandicoot)   Altoholic, v4.3.001   AucAdvanced, v5.13.5241 (BoldBandicoot)   AucFilterBasic, v5.13.5241 (BoldBandicoot)   AucFilterOutlier, v5.13.5241.5187(5.13/embedded)   AucMatchUndercut, v5.13.5241.5232(5.13/embedded)   AucStatHistogram, v5.13.5241 (BoldBandicoot)   AucStatiLevel, v5.13.5241 (BoldBandicoot)   AucStatPurchased, v5.13.5241 (BoldBandicoot)   AucStatSales, v5.13.5241.4838(5.13/embedded)   AucStatSimple, v5.13.5241 (BoldBandicoot)   AucStatStdDev, v5.13.5241 (BoldBandicoot)   AucStatWOWEcon, v5.13.5241.4828(5.13/embedded)   AucUtilAHWindowControl, v5.13.5241.5133(5.13/embedded)   AucUtilAppraiser, v5.13.5241.5241(5.13/embedded)   AucUtilAskPrice, v5.13.5241.5160(5.13/embedded)   AucUtilAutoMagic, v5.13.5241.5224(5.13/embedded)   AucUtilCompactUI, v5.13.5241.5241(5.13/embedded)   AucUtilEasyBuyout, v5.13.5241.5241(5.13/embedded)   AucUtilFixAH, v5.13.5241 (BoldBandicoot)   AucUtilItemSuggest, v5.13.5241.5224(5.13/embedded)   AucUtilPriceLevel, v5.13.5241.5241(5.13/embedded)   AucUtilScanButton, v5.13.5241.5153(5.13/embedded)   AucUtilScanFinish, v5.13.5241.5153(5.13/embedded)   AucUtilScanProgress, v5.13.5241.4979(5.13/embedded)   AucUtilScanStart, v5.13.5241.5153(5.13/embedded)   AucUtilSearchUI, v5.13.5241.5241(5.13/embedded)   AucUtilSimpleAuction, v5.13.5241.5210(5.13/embedded)   AucUtilVendMarkup, v5.13.5241.4828(5.13/embedded)   Babylonian, v5.1.DEV.312(/embedded)   BadBoy, vv6.619   BeanCounter, v5.13.5241 (BoldBandicoot)   Configator, v5.1.DEV.312(/embedded)   DataStore, v4.3.001   DataStoreAchievements, v4.3.001   DataStoreAgenda, v4.3.001   DataStoreAuctions, v4.3.001   DataStoreCharacters, v4.3.001   DataStoreContainers, v4.3.001   DataStoreCrafts, v4.3.001   DataStoreCurrencies, v4.3.001   DataStoreInventory, v4.3.001   DataStoreMails, v4.3.001   DataStorePets, v4.3.001   DataStoreQuests, v4.3.001   DataStoreReputations, v4.3.001   DataStoreSpells, v4.3.001   DataStoreStats, v4.3.001   DataStoreTalents, v4.3.001   DBMCore, v   DebugLib, v5.1.DEV.312(/embedded)   Decursive, v2.7.0.4   Enchantrix, v5.13.5241 (BoldBandicoot)   EnchantrixBarker, v5.13.5241 (BoldBandicoot)   FBOutfitDisplayFrame, v1.0.7   FBTrackingFrame, v1.0.7   FishingBuddy, v1.0.7d   GatherMate2, v1.15.2-2-gb56d82c   Informant, v5.13.5241 (BoldBandicoot)   LibExtraTip, v5.12.DEV.319(/embedded)   Pawn, v1.5.18   SlideBar, v5.13.5241 (BoldBandicoot)   Stubby, v5.13.5241 (BoldBandicoot)   TipHelper, v5.12.DEV.315(/embedded)   TomTom, vv40300-1.4.4   BlizRuntimeLib_enUS v4.3.0.40300 <us>   (ck=9f4)

     

    Date: 2012-01-11 12:09:44 ID: 1 Error occured in: Global Count: 1 Message: ..\AddOns\Pawn\Pawn.lua line 3888:    attempt to index field '?' (a nil value) Debug:    (tail call): ?    [C]: ?    Pawn\Pawn.lua:3888: PawnSetAllScaleProviderScalesVisible()    Pawn\Wowhead.lua:417: Function()    Pawn\Pawn.lua:4098: PawnInitializePlugins()    Pawn\Pawn.lua:164: PawnInitialize()    Pawn\Pawn.lua:133: PawnOnEvent()    [string "*:OnEvent"]:1:       [string "*:OnEvent"]:1 AddOns:   Swatter, v5.13.5241 (BoldBandicoot)   Altoholic, v4.3.001   AucAdvanced, v5.13.5241 (BoldBandicoot)   AucFilterBasic, v5.13.5241 (BoldBandicoot)   AucFilterOutlier, v5.13.5241.5187(5.13/embedded)   AucMatchUndercut, v5.13.5241.5232(5.13/embedded)   AucStatHistogram, v5.13.5241 (BoldBandicoot)   AucStatiLevel, v5.13.5241 (BoldBandicoot)   AucStatPurchased, v5.13.5241 (BoldBandicoot)   AucStatSales, v5.13.5241.4838(5.13/embedded)   AucStatSimple, v5.13.5241 (BoldBandicoot)   AucStatStdDev, v5.13.5241 (BoldBandicoot)   AucStatWOWEcon, v5.13.5241.4828(5.13/embedded)   AucUtilAHWindowControl, v5.13.5241.5133(5.13/embedded)   AucUtilAppraiser, v5.13.5241.5241(5.13/embedded)   AucUtilAskPrice, v5.13.5241.5160(5.13/embedded)   AucUtilAutoMagic, v5.13.5241.5224(5.13/embedded)   AucUtilCompactUI, v5.13.5241.5241(5.13/embedded)   AucUtilEasyBuyout, v5.13.5241.5241(5.13/embedded)   AucUtilFixAH, v5.13.5241 (BoldBandicoot)   AucUtilItemSuggest, v5.13.5241.5224(5.13/embedded)   AucUtilPriceLevel, v5.13.5241.5241(5.13/embedded)   AucUtilScanButton, v5.13.5241.5153(5.13/embedded)   AucUtilScanFinish, v5.13.5241.5153(5.13/embedded)   AucUtilScanProgress, v5.13.5241.4979(5.13/embedded)   AucUtilScanStart, v5.13.5241.5153(5.13/embedded)   AucUtilSearchUI, v5.13.5241.5241(5.13/embedded)   AucUtilSimpleAuction, v5.13.5241.5210(5.13/embedded)   AucUtilVendMarkup, v5.13.5241.4828(5.13/embedded)   Babylonian, v5.1.DEV.312(/embedded)   BadBoy, vv6.619   BeanCounter, v5.13.5241 (BoldBandicoot)   Configator, v5.1.DEV.312(/embedded)   DataStore, v4.3.001   DataStoreAchievements, v4.3.001   DataStoreAgenda, v4.3.001   DataStoreAuctions, v4.3.001   DataStoreCharacters, v4.3.001   DataStoreContainers, v4.3.001   DataStoreCrafts, v4.3.001   DataStoreCurrencies, v4.3.001   DataStoreInventory, v4.3.001   DataStoreMails, v4.3.001   DataStorePets, v4.3.001   DataStoreQuests, v4.3.001   DataStoreReputations, v4.3.001   DataStoreSpells, v4.3.001   DataStoreStats, v4.3.001   DataStoreTalents, v4.3.001   DBMCore, v   DebugLib, v5.1.DEV.312(/embedded)   Decursive, v2.7.0.4   Enchantrix, v5.13.5241 (BoldBandicoot)   EnchantrixBarker, v5.13.5241 (BoldBandicoot)   FBOutfitDisplayFrame, v1.0.7   FBTrackingFrame, v1.0.7   FishingBuddy, v1.0.7d   GatherMate2, v1.15.2-2-gb56d82c   LibExtraTip, v5.12.DEV.319(/embedded)   Pawn, v1.5.18   SlideBar, v5.13.5241 (BoldBandicoot)   Stubby, v5.13.5241 (BoldBandicoot)   TipHelper, v5.12.DEV.315(/embedded)   TomTom, vv40300-1.4.4   BlizRuntimeLib_enUS v4.3.0.40300 <us>   (ck=9cc)

     

  • #1815

    Hmmmm.  Have you been able to use Pawn successfully before on other characters, or was this your first time using Pawn?  Does it help at all if you disable all other addons so that only Pawn is running, then log in with just Pawn?  Then you can log out and turn your other stuff back on.  If temporarily turning everything else off helps, let me know... it means that some other addon is probably interfering with Pawn's first-time setup.

  • #1805

    hey guys, iam playing on 3.3.5a and there is nowere the pawn 1.3.11 version in english ._. can someone help me?

  • #1806

    http://www.vgermods.com/Download/PawnPreCata.zip

    That's version 1.3.3, which is the oldest pre-Cataclysm version that I've been able to find.  I don't have 1.3.11 archived anywhere.

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