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  • World of Warcraft
  • 77,329 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 5.4.8
  • 6,130,255 Total Downloads
  • Updated 05/26/2014
  • Created 07/15/2011
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: v1.38
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About ReforgeLite

Overview

ReforgeLite is a lightweight reforging calculator that helps you figure out the optimal strategy to reforge your gear given your stat weights and caps without leaving the game.

The addon now has its own project page, located at http://www.rivsoft.net/projects/reforgelite/
Downloads are still only available through Curse page.

What to do if you're not happy with the results

The quickest way to get response is to e-mail me directly at [email protected]
Please describe your problem, and, most importantly, attach a debug log that you can find by scrolling to the bottom of the main UI window (the "Debug" button inside settings section).

How to use it

To open the addon window, type /reforge or talk to the reforging master. On the left half of the window you can see your current item stats for reference.
On the right side you can set up stat weights/caps, or select an existing preset (presets are regularly updated from http://www.noxxic.com, which in turn gets its information from Elitist Jerks).
In the simplified mode, you can specify the stat priority, along with up to two capped stats (each capped stats can have an arbitrary number of breakpoints). If you want more control, you can go into advanced mode and enter the exact stats specific for your gear, obtained from a tool such as SimulationCraft.
Behind the hood, simplified mode sets the lowest stat to a weight of 100, and each next stat adds 20. When you switch between the two modes, ReforgeLite converts your current weights to the other format.

When you're done setting up weights/caps, press Calculate. The calculations are fairly memory/time intensive, so ReforgeLite might trade some precision for speed, though the losses should be minimal. You can press the Calculate button a few times if you want to try getting a better result, the output will always display the best result so far.

Once the calculation finishes, you will see a section with your stats after reforging, and the difference from your current stats. Click on the Show button to see which items should be reforged.
If the reforging UI is open, you can click on the Reforge button to automatically reforge all items in the selected way. Do not interfere in the process (clicking the cancel button or closing the reforging UI is fine). Caution: I'm only human, so while I try my best, I can not guarantee that this process is absolutely bug free, so its recommended to watch over the process. If you leave to make some tea and come back to find it spending thousands of gold reforging your boots over and over again, don't tell me I didn't warn you.

FAQ: The results seem incorrect. I'm getting too much/too little hit/expertise/etc.

First of all, with Mists of Pandaria, expertise now affects spell hit, so it is not uncommon for casters to reforge into some expertise (on items that already have hit) to reach the cap, especially at lower gear levels. Note that ReforgeLite directly adds your expertise rating to hit rating, which is not the way it is displayed in the game, but it is more convenient when verifying the result.
Also, keep in mind that ReforgeLite uses your currently active spec to decide which stat conversions are in place, so if you're a Paladin trying to reforge your Protection gear while in Holy spec, you will likely get very little hit because it thinks you get enough from expertise.

If you are still not satisfied with the results, feel free to e-mail me (at [email protected]) with a brief description of the problem and a debug log (found at the bottom of the scrollable arera, in the options category).

FAQ: I'm using certain items for my off-spec and I don't want their reforge changed.

Simply click on an item icon in the large stats table, this will lock the item's reforge.

FAQ: More caps?

This is a very popular demand, and I'm sorry to tell you that it is not possible with the algorithm I'm currently using. I'm fairly sure the only other way to go is a brute force approach, which is simply way too slow to work in a Lua environment. There are plenty of external tools that employ it, such as http://www.wowreforge.com. I will be adding an import option in the near future to make it easier to use their results.

FAQ: Decimal weights?

You might notice that you can't enter anything besides digits in the weight boxes. This was done for simplicity's sake, and it does not limit you at all - you can multiply all your weights by a 100 (or whatever you prefer) to make them integers, and that would not affect the result at all.

FAQ: My reforge/results window isn't showing up. What do?

There are a few possible reasons.
First, ensure that the addon is enabled (and not marked as outdated if you haven't checked the box to load out-of-date addons). If the addon isn't loaded, you should get an error when trying to type /reforge in chat.
Second, try enabling Lua errors in the game options. If this causes error messages to show up when you try to open the reforge window, then send me the text of the error and I'll figure something out.
Third, it is possible that you accidentally moved the window off-screen. The easiest way to fix this is by deleting the addon config file located at <game folder>/WTF/Account/<your account>/SavedVariables/ReforgeLite.lua - this should reset the addon settings to default (make sure you're in game when doing that, or the file will simply reappear). This will also delete your custom weight and reforge presets - if you want to avoid that, you can try editing the said file, by changing the values of variables "windowX", "windowY", "methodWindowX" and "methodWindowY". Values such as 100 for X and 500 for Y should make the window(s) visible at least.

** v1.38

- Updated PvP item level cap to 550
- Added support for 4/4 upgrades (thanks Dridzt)

** v1.37

- Fixed a typo

** v1.36

- Fixed new trinkets with % stat bonuses (hopefully)
- Reduced memory footprint

** v1.35

- Really updated item upgrade data

** v1.34

- Added support for new trinkets with % stat bonuses
- Updated item upgrade data

** v1.33

- Updated TOC
- Updated stat presets
- Fixed PvP item scaling
- Note that new trinkets that provide a % stat increase are not supported yet; expect a fix soon

** v1.32

- Added a missing Parsers.lua file
- Import button no longer shows a dropdown, because all popular calculators use the same format

** v1.31

- Added option to downscale items to 496 for PvP
- Fixed Stance of the Wise Serpent haste bonus for Mistweaver Monks
- Added an option to import reforges (currently only supports wowreforge.com)

** v1.30

- Updated all presets, again
- Fixed & improved item stat calculation (via a giant table)
- Simple mode now makes it clear that only two caps are allowed

** v1.29

- Fixed a typo

** v1.28

- Improved previous upgrade algorithm instead of tooltip parsing

** v1.27

- Hotfix tooltip parsing

** v1.26

- Item upgrades should work correctly now
- Updated a couple presets
- Maybe fixed expertise-to-hit

** v1.25

- Updated item scaling
- Updated TOC line to 5.3

** v1.24

- Updated all presets
- Updated TOC line

** v1.23

- Fixed a typo that caused an error

** v1.22

- Fixed a bug with expertise for casters

** v1.21

- Fixed 25-man item upgrades (Asian version)
- Fixed expertise for Dwarf hunters
- Slightly reduced the default calculation speed; slider isn't back yet
- Fixed a bug that was preventing the addon from loading on certain characters

** v1.20

- Updated to work with item upgrades

** v1.19

- Fixed a couple lua errors reported earlier
- Fixed a couple settings not getting saved as reported by Tharai

** v1.18

- Fixed a critical bug that caused reforging to get stuck reforging the same item
- Expertise to hit should be working now

** v1.17

- Fixed bugs in ReforgeLite.lua:1257 and ReforgeEngine.lua:44

** v1.16

- Fixed some more bugs, this time I actually did some testing and it seems to be working fine

** v1.15

- Fixed another small bug..

** v1.14

- Fixed a small bug in 1.13 that prevented loading presets

** v1.13

- Partially reworked interface, removed unneeded buttons.
 Speed slider is gone (optimal speed is automatically determinted), saved result section is gone
 (main result area now shows the best overall result).
- Tanking mode was removed as CTC cap is gone and tanks will be more interested in other stats now
- Added priority mode for more user friendly configuration
- Updated all presets
- Fixed some taint issues (hopefully?)

** v1.12

- Now automatically deletes relic reforge data
- Only presets for your class are now listed
- Changed supported game version to 5.0.4
- PRESETS NOT UPDATED YET

** v1.11

- Updated for MoP (currently works with both live and beta)
- Moved target level to weights section to avoid confusion
- Added reforge saving options
- Some bug fixes

** v1.10

- Fixed some presets
- Tanking calculations now correctly handle items like Resolve of Undying

** v1.09

- Redid all presets based on EJ threads
- "Open window when reforging" now also closes the window when reforge UI is closed
- Tanking model reworked. It only appears for paladins/warriors/deathknights (druids don't need to balance dodge/parry/block).
 Additionally, it gives you an option to simulate buffs such as Kings, Str/Agi, flasks and food in order to correctly reforge
 to block cap.
- Added Reset button to show current stats (mostly so tanks can see their current CTC easily)
- Added Debug button at the buttom of Settings: if you think that something is wrong, e-mail the dump provided by this
 option to d07.riv@gmail.com so I can find the problem.

** v1.08

- Don't remember what I fixed, but uploading anyway so the latest fix isn't marked as beta

** v1.07-fix
   M /trunk/ReforgeEngine.lua

- Fixed tanking reforge

** v1.07
   M /trunk/Presets.lua
   M /trunk/ReforgeEngine.lua
   M /trunk/ReforgeLite.lua
   M /trunk/ReforgeLite.toc
   
- Added an option to display reforged stats in item tooltips
- Should no longer freeze when preset button is clicked with Pawn installed
- Few minor bug fixes and improvements

** v1.06
   M /trunk/GUI.lua
   M /trunk/Presets.lua
   M /trunk/ReforgeEngine.lua
   M /trunk/ReforgeLite.lua
   M /trunk/ReforgeLite.toc
   
- Fixed and improved calculation algorithms (hopefully)
- Spirit-to-hit no longer disables second stat cap; it should now prefer spirit over hit whenever possible
- Tanking mode added, allowing tanks to maximize total avoidance and/or block
- Individual items can be locked by clicking on their icons in the stats table
- If Pawn is installed, its scales will be available in Presets dropdown

** v1.05
   M /trunk/ReforgeEngine.lua
   M /trunk/ReforgeLite.lua

- Enhance with Primal Precision (and Feral with Balance of Power) no longer blocks second cap. Spirit-to-hit conversion is ignored
 for now
- Fixed a couple typos

** v1.04
   M /trunk/Presets.lua
   M /trunk/ReforgeEngine.lua
   M /trunk/ReforgeLite.lua
   M /trunk/ReforgeLite.toc

- Fixed and improved spirit-to-hit option. It now automatically detects spirit-to-hit talents, and only allows using one stat cap.
- Output window now uses checkboxes, so users can select which items they want to skip reforging. Also, irrelevant reforges aren't
 applied.
- Reforging is now a bit faster and makes a lot less noise, but users shouldn't interfere in the process, otherwise results are
 unpredictable.

** v1.03
Changed paths:
   M /trunk/GUI.lua
   M /trunk/Localization.lua
   A /trunk/Presets.lua
   M /trunk/ReforgeEngine.lua
   M /trunk/ReforgeLite.lua
   M /trunk/ReforgeLite.toc

- Marking as release
- Added weight presets for all classes/specs.
- Added Pawn import.
- Result stats table now updates as stats/weights change, instead of being computed once.
- Lots of fixes and improvements.

** v1.02 Beta
Changed paths:
   M /trunk/.pkgmeta
   A /trunk/GUI.lua
   A /trunk/Localization.lua
   M /trunk/ReforgeEngine.lua
   M /trunk/ReforgeLite.lua
   M /trunk/ReforgeLite.toc

- Recoded stat caps. It is now possible to set multiple cap values for the same stat (barely affecting performance). For example,
 fury warriors can set multiple soft caps for hit rating.
- It is now possible to use preset values for stat caps, e.g. Melee hit cap.
- Some settings added at the bottom of the scroll frame.
- Minor fixes and improvements.

** v1.01 Beta
Changed paths:
   M /trunk/ReforgeLite.lua
   M /trunk/ReforgeLite.toc

- Added Reforge button to output window that reforges all items in the specified way (only works when reforging UI is open).
- Few minor fixes.

** v1.00 Beta
Changed paths:
   A /trunk/ReforgeEngine.lua
   A /trunk/ReforgeLite.lua
   A /trunk/ReforgeLite.toc
   A /trunk/textures
   A /trunk/textures/frameborder.tga
   A /trunk/textures/leftgrip.tga
   A /trunk/textures/rightgrip.tga

- Submitting initial version.

Comments

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  • #5
    I like this addon, but i'm not sure the whole spirit as hit thing is working right for those classes. First off, half the reason to use spirit instead of hit is for out of combat regen. This mod effectively reforged any spirit it finds into other stats in favor of hit, which is useless out of combat. All things being equal, an item with hit, that would normally need no reforging, should be reforged to spirit. You get the same hit rating but increased out of combat regen. If however the item has a bad secondary that needs reforging, then hit should be left alone.

    Secondly though, and maybe fixed by the first, is that spirit is not treated as hit at all. The addon appears to take your current hit rating and reforge anything as necessary to get to the hit cap. So, if you have an item currently using spirit, the addon sees the bad stat in spirit, but does not realize that reforging away from that spirit will lower hit, and you end up with the wrong hit value after reforging. You can see this easily by manually reforging everyting to spirit, then, using normal stat weights, watch the addon reforge everything into primary stats, ignoring hit, leaving you with a very low hit rating until after you've reforged and run the addon again. Basically, unless your gear has already been reforged away from spirit, it takes 2 reforgings to get the addon to work 'correctly'. And since it does not understand spirit = hit, then setting spirit to cap at 1742 and giving spirit a value the same as hit, just results in way too much spirit / hit combined.

    And finally, I did find one small bug where it got stuck on my helm and spent 450g reforging it over and over again. Why, i'm not sure. I tried relogging, and didnt help. My best guess is that it was missing the meta gem(I had just gotten it). Once I bought the gem, and put it in the helm, the addon seemed to work correctly. Why this would matter, I have no idea.
  • #6
    First of all, I haven't tested spirit to hit (mostly since I don't have a class/set of gear to test it on), but I'll get to it at some point. Unless I screwed up somewhere, it should reforge to spirit instead of hit whenever possible. I might have screwed up in it not realising its losing hit by reforging from spirit though.
    Note that the weight assigned to spirit is basically ADDED to the weight of hit, so its probably best to set it to 0 or something low (the value of mana regen). So if you make your spirit weight high, it will reforge everything to spirit since it doesn't have a cap. I should probably make it more clear in the addon.

    Sorry about the helm, I guess there might be a bug in figuring out reforge IDs, since the functions to reforge an item and to get item's current reforge use different IDs, I'll look into that. I really doubt it had anything to do with a meta gem. Did you by any chance notice if it displayed a tick next to the help icon when it tried to reforge it? And which reforge was repeatedly applied to the helm while it was stuck on it?
  • #8
    You might be right about the root cause, I loaded up my profile again, made sure spirit was set to zero ,hit was set correctly and the button 'spirit to hit' is checked, and the addon suggested reforging 751 away from spirit while only adding 206 to hit (haste is my primary stat). This is not a case of reforging it all to haste though, it's reforging it into crit and mastery, my bottom 2 stats, becuase it thinks I will be at the hit cap.

    As another test I gave hit a value of zero and assigned it's value to spirit, with the checkbox still checked. The addon then reforged 57 away from hit (because i'm already properly reforged into spirit) and assigned it to crit, because it thinks hit is rated zero.

    So I think you're right, the root cause is that the button is not working at all. Unchecking it seems to have no effect on the results.

    As for the helm, dont feel bad about the gold, but no, I did not see any errors, although I was not lookin for it. The addon, for that character should have been trying to reforge from spirit to haste, which i believe it was doing, but i'm not positive. Also, while the helm was new, I had already put one gem in it, so it did not still have a trade timer. So a popup asking if I'm sure, was not the problem.
  • #4
    Date: 2011-07-19 15:01:12
    ID: -3
    Error occured in: Global
    Count: 1
    Message: ..\AddOns\ReforgeLite\ReforgeEngine.lua line 122:
    attempt to perform arithmetic on a nil value
    Debug:
    [C]: ?
    ReforgeLite\ReforgeEngine.lua:122: getter()
    ReforgeLite\ReforgeLite.lua:685: UpdateCapPreset()
    ReforgeLite\ReforgeLite.lua:697: UpdateCapPoints()
    ReforgeLite\ReforgeLite.lua:751: CreateOptionList()
    ReforgeLite\ReforgeLite.lua:543: CreateFrame()
    ReforgeLite\ReforgeLite.lua:1397: ?()
    ReforgeLite\ReforgeLite.lua:1378:
    ReforgeLite\ReforgeLite.lua:1376
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  • #2
    Does the addon have english UI?
  • #3
    Yes, the default UI is English, the screenshots are in Russian because my client is, perhaps I'll upload new screenshots soon with translation disabled.
  • #1
    This is one of the best addons I have ever used. My guild is now using it and we are all seeing 1-2K DPS increases from each of the DPS.
  • #171
    Excellent addon. My Holy Pally has not only seen improvements in his heals, but also in his damage when doing quests! Thanks for doing my homework for me! I have too many characters and can never remember what stat caps I should be pushing for!
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