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  • Updated 12/19/2015
  • Created 09/17/2008
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  • Newest File: 6.2.7
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About SavedInstances


An addon that keeps track of the instance/raid lockouts saved against your characters, and related currencies and cooldowns. SavedInstances has the following features:

  • Tooltip display shows current lockouts and data for all your characters, and optionally expired lockouts
  • Secondary tooltip (per-lockout) shows lockout details including bosses available, lock status and time remaining, and can be linked into chat
  • Tracks the honor points and conquest points of all your characters, including weekly caps
  • Tracks seals, garrison resources, oil and other useful currencies (configurable display)
  • Tracks weekly World Boss Loots (Sha of Anger, Galleon, Oondasta, Nalak, Celestials, Ordos, Drov, Tarina, Rukhmar, Kazzak, Garrison Boss)
  • Tracks LFR bosses looted
  • Tracks holiday boss encounters
  • Tracks daily and weekly quests completed for each toon (mouseover entry to list completed quests)
  • Tracks Tanaan Jungle oil bosses: Doomroller, Deathtalon, Terrorfist, Vengeance (mouseover daily quests)
  • Tracks Garrison invasion rewards (mouseover weekly quests)
  • Tracks monthly Darkmoon Faire quests completed for each toon (mouseover weekly quests)
  • Tracks weekly "special" loots on the Timeless Isle and Isle of Thunder (mouseover weekly quests)
  • Tracks trade skill cooldowns (eg. Celestial cloth, Living Steel transmute, Secrets of Draenor, etc.)
  • Tracks farm planting and harvest on Sunsong Ranch (*)
  • Tracks data for all your characters across servers and factions
  • Can be configured to always show your favorite instances so you can use it like a shopping list
  • Tracks Blizzard's 10 instance per hour per account limit (*)
  • Tracking Bonus Loot Rolls (hidden by default), to help in "gaming" the bad luck protection (*)

Bug Reports and Feature Requests Bug reports in comments will be deleted.
Translators: Apply localization here
Forum thread
Featured in Hearthcast Podcast #181

Known Issues

SavedInstances is pretty good, but it's still not quite perfect. There are currently a few issues:

  • When first installed, SavedInstances has no knowledge of your other characters: you'll need to log into each for their information to be recorded
  • (*) = Indicates a feature displaying data that cannot be directly queried from the server, but rather is collected by the addon while observing player actions. Actions taken while the addon is disabled, or from other computers, or before a client crash, can result in this display being temporarily out-of-date or incomplete.
  • Lockout time remaining and other features may be off by an hour when your region changes to and from Daylight Savings Time, or if you manually adjust the timezone of your computer.
  • Tracking for the 10 instance per hour limit uses heuristic detection and hence may occasionally be inaccurate (notably when another player has lead and performs explicit resets), but does a reasonable job for common cases.


SavedInstances will create a new button on the minimap, and you can use it to interact with SavedInstances just fine. The addon can also be displayed using a LibDataBroker-compatible display addon. I personally use Chocolate Bar which works quite well. Finally, you can bind a key or use "/si show" to open a detached window containing the display.

r477 | oscarucb | 2015-12-19 10:19:27 +0000 (Sat, 19 Dec 2015) | 1 line
Changed paths:
   A /tags/6.2.7 (from /trunk:476)

Tagging as 6.2.7
r476 | oscarucb | 2015-12-19 09:52:15 +0000 (Sat, 19 Dec 2015) | 2 lines
Changed paths:
   M /trunk/SavedInstances.lua

adjust ticket 177 fix to also handle Brazilian servers, which have the same problem

r475 | oscarucb | 2015-12-16 05:27:07 +0000 (Wed, 16 Dec 2015) | 2 lines
Changed paths:
   M /trunk/SavedInstances.lua

add a faction indicator to toon tooltip

r474 | oscarucb | 2015-12-16 04:48:16 +0000 (Wed, 16 Dec 2015) | 3 lines
Changed paths:
   M /trunk
   M /trunk/.pkgmeta
   M /trunk/SavedInstances.lua
   M /trunk/SavedInstances.toc

use AceBucket to reduce redundant lockout scanning during event storms (notably when zoning into a raid)
installing this revision will require restarting your client

r473 | oscarucb | 2015-12-15 11:39:18 +0000 (Tue, 15 Dec 2015) | 5 lines
Changed paths:
   M /trunk/SavedInstances.lua
   M /trunk/config.lua

Fix ticket 177/191: Intermittent reset time glitches for Oceanic players
Due to a Blizzard bug, the GetQuestResetTime() API reports wrong results for Oceanic characters in PST instances. This was causing SI to incorrectly use the US continental daily/weekly reset time for some saves on Oceanic players.
Luckily, GetGameTime() and CalendarGetDate() still seem to report correctly for the Oceanic home realm in this situation, so SI now uses a heuristic to detect the bug and adjust the time accordingly.
Add an '/si time' command to dump time debugging information

r472 | oscarucb | 2015-12-09 04:26:56 +0000 (Wed, 09 Dec 2015) | 2 lines
Changed paths:
   M /trunk/SavedInstances.lua

fix expiration display glitch on mouse-over tooltip for multi-region accounts

r471 | oscarucb | 2015-11-28 11:43:51 +0000 (Sat, 28 Nov 2015) | 3 lines
Changed paths:
   M /trunk/SavedInstances.lua

Revert the fix to obsolete ticket 103 to fix ticket 178/195 (intermittent LFR reset rollovers)
Add Ashran deserter debuff

r470 | oscarucb | 2015-11-18 12:05:36 +0000 (Wed, 18 Nov 2015) | 2 lines
Changed paths:
   M /trunk/SavedInstances.lua

show lockout IDs for mythic 5-mans

r468 | oscarucb | 2015-11-18 01:44:53 +0000 (Wed, 18 Nov 2015) | 2 lines
Changed paths:
   M /trunk/SavedInstances.lua

update valor currency



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  • #123

    In SavedInstances.lua 

    273line  >  elseif region == "CN" or region == "KR" or region == "TW" then -- XXX: codes unconfirmed
    374line  >   addon.resetDays["3"] = true -- thursday

    resetDays not "3"  ,Is "4".

    please fix thx.

  • #124

    Fixed in 4.5.0 beta 2 - thanks!

  • #120

    Since 1-2 weeks, I have a issue:

    TitanPanel and SavedInstances are both active.

    I rightclick the TitanPanel, and add the SavedInstances-Icon to the Panel; it seems to work fine.

    After a relog, the SavedInstances-icon isnt there anymore; I have to reactivate it every time I relog. Does anyone have the same problem?

  • #121

    This is caused by a bug in the latest version of TitanPanel with LDB addons using AddonLoader (which SavedInstances supports).

    You can vote for the issue on the TitanPanel support page

  • #122

    Thank you for this info. And yes, I use AddonLoader, too.

     PS, From the ticket:
    (3 days ago)
    The change was reverted and will be released as soon as practical.

    Edit2: The new version with this revert was just released a few few hours again.

    Last edited by Nyks on 1/17/2012 1:58:22 PM
  • #119

    Great addon, thank you :)

  • #118

    SavedInstances v4.3.9 includes:

    * BUG FIX: Computer reboots with live instances could cause the instance limit tracker to get confused
    * Add an option to silence instance limit warnings for people who'd rather not see them
    * Fix an unreported bug with deserter cooldowns mysteriously disappearing

  • #112

    After few fast wipes on heroic dragon soul, savedinstances informed me that I am approaching limit of entered instances per hour ;-p

  • #117

    Fixed in 4.3.9 beta 1

  • #110

    Any chance of getting a line added that shows each character's item level?   even just the average could be useful

  • #111

    version 4.3.8 includes this already - just mouse-over the character name in the tooltip to see the item level and other information.

  • #105

    SavedInstances v4.3.8 includes:

    * NEW FEATURE (experimental): Tracking for the 5 instance per hour limit. Addon will now print informative messages when you approach/exceed the instance limit that Blizzard enforces. Mouse-over the addon name in the broker display to see your account's instance history. This feature uses heuristic detection and hence may occasionally be inaccurate (notably when another player has lead and performs explicit resets), but does a reasonable job for common cases.
    * NEW FEATURE: instances and characters may now be shown always, hidden always, or shown only when saved (the default)
    * NEW FEATURE: show some simple character info when mousing over a character name in the broker display
    * Add an option to show server name in tooltips
    * Reworked instance/character config screens
    * Update currencies on logout to reflect purchases


    Bug Reports and Feature Requests: Use the WowAce Ticket System

    Translators Needed! Apply localizations here

    Last edited by oscarucb on 12/28/2011 3:45:18 PM
  • #103

    when i deleted a twink who had no recored on reset day by the setup options, the broker info didnt show anymore and i got this lua error


    4x SavedInstances-\SavedInstances.lua:1324: attempt to index field '?' (a nil value)
    SavedInstances-\SavedInstances.lua:1028: in function <Interface\AddOns\SavedInstances\SavedInstances.lua:1026>


    table: 238C0560

  • #104

    Fixed in 4.3.8 beta 1

  • #102

    Damn! I love how it evolves mate! Thanks!

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