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  • Supports: 6.0.2
  • 966,189 Total Downloads
  • Updated 10/24/2014
  • Created 12/20/2005
  • 4,429 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: 6.0b
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About SmartBuff


Created by Aeldra (EU-Proudmoore)


SmartBuff is a buff addon, to cast buffs ease and quickly. All classes are supported. Bind a key, scrollwheel or use the action button and it checks if you, a party/raid member, also hunter and warlock pets, needs your buff and cast it. Use the options menu to configure it you like, as example: buffs, raid subgroups, pets, etc.
Run the mod when ever you wish, if nothing is buffed, there is no penalty or cool down.

Broker_SmartBuff plugin

FuBar-SmartBuffFu plugin

SmartDebuff is not part of this project you can download it here.

- FAQ -

Q1: How can I cast group/class buffs, instead of single buffs?
A1: Select both checkboxes, assign the classes, use following options the play around "Grp buff check", "Grp range check" and "group size"/"class size" slider
Example, if you set the group/class slider to 3 it will only buff the greater buff if 3 or more units not have it.

Q2: How can I move the frames and buttons?
A2: Use Shift-Left click and drag dem arround

Q3: How can I assign a trigger key for buffs?
A3: Use the Blizzard interface -> keyboard layout to define the trigger key for SmartBuff. Open and close the SmartBuff options frame and it will remap this key to the new SecureActionButton

Q4: How can I assign a key for debuffing?
A4: During the new Blizzard secure UI is this not longer possible!

Q5: How can I disable the scrollwheel buffing?
A5: Disable the "Buff on scroll" in the SmartBuff options frame, close it and rebind scrollwheel to whatever you want :)

Q6: How can I cast buffs in combat?
A6: If you want to cast a spell in combat, the you have to check also the "in combat" option in the main options frame (on the right of "Buff on scroll"). Be carfully with this option. In combat is no logic allowed, so SB sets your first "combat"-buff on your key before combat, but in combat it can't do any actions to prevent to cast during the restrictions. It only can show you when do you need a buff, but any time you hit the key in combat it buffs. Thats also the reason why the "in combat" is per default "off".

Q7: SmartDebuff casts the wrong debuff on a player, is this a bug?
A7: Please watch carfully in which color the debuff button is highlighted, this is very important! You have to click the button with the correct mouse click
Highlighted BLUE = LEFT click
Highlighted RED = RIGHT click
Highlighted GREEN = MIDDLE click

Q8: It does not buff anything, whats wrong?
A8: Please make sure you have selected any buff and the right classes. If you are in resting mode (Cities) SmartBuff is per default in "sleep mode" and does not cast spells, select the option "Buff in cities" to cast buffs in resting mode also.

Q9: Can I use SmartBuff in a macro?
A9: Yes, since the last blizzard added a /click command, use following command:
/click SmartBuff_KeyButton

- Features -

  • Supports all classes
  • Supports all clients
  • Checks buffs and rebuff you, raid/party members, raid/party pets
  • Setup your own buff templates (Solo, Party, Raid, Battleground, MC, Ony, BWL, AQ, ZG, Custom 1-5)
  • Auto switch templates
  • Individual setup for each buff
  • Supports group buffs: 'Gift of the Wild'/'Arcane Brilliance'/'Prayer of Fortitude'/'Prayer of Spirit', incl. group size and reagence check
  • Supports class buffs: all greater blessings of the Paladin
  • Supports self buffs
  • Supports weapon buffs (individual for main and off hand): Shaman, all poisons (Rogue), all stones and oils, incl. reagence check
  • Supports character level based buffs
  • Supports tracking abilities
  • Reminder if a buff is missing (Splash/chat/sound)
  • ReBuff Timer
  • FuBar support
  • Titan Panel support
  • Only one key is needed
  • Fast and easy to use

- Usage -

Left click: opens SmartBuff options frame
Right click: enables/disables SmartBuff

- Chat -

Type /sbm for options menu in game
Type /sb [command] or /smartbuff [command] in game
- cast buff
toggle - Toggles SmartBuff On/Off
menu - Show/hide options menu

target - buffs the current target
rbt - reset buff timers
sync - synchronizes the buff time left with the UI
rafp - reset all frame positions

- Options frame -

Right click on buff checkbox: opens buff setup frame

- Contact -

Please send me a mail or write a comment if you discover Bugs or have Suggestions.
[email protected]

- Donations -


SmartBuff 6.0b

  • Updated code for Warlords of Draenor
  • Updated buff lists
  • Updated item lists
  • Added toybox support
  • Thanks for donation: Maik M :)


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  • #97


    first of all seems to be an very nice addon.

    I have a point of request:

    I'm a druid often buffing motw to my mates so no problem but we are usualy more than one druide, excelent... BUUUUTTTTT If I now deselect to buff druids with MOTW because i don't want to waste my mana for other druids in the raid the problem occures that the script also skip me because I'am a druid.

    So can you make a additional setting "Always buff me" which alows to always be buffeit no matter which classes are selected ?

    same for thorns btw.

    thanks alot.

  • #98


    it seems so that even though 3 of 5 group members have the Mark of the wild buff up the addon sometimes cast a greater mark of the wild.

  • #99

    @solariz The group check ignores motw and looking only if gotw is active.

  • #100

    Hmm can you make this maybe optional ? Because as buffer I buff those who died only with motw the greater GOTW buff will only be buffed before any boss. To cast it always will kill my reagents very fast ;(

    Thanks alot !!!!

  • #101

    Great mod, but as a mage I would like to also have Remove Lesser Curse put into this mod. Is that possible?

  • #102

    If you want curing, just get decursive continued... :) I think adding "curing code" would be too much work and is not necessary! (I'm not the developter of this mod, but thats what I think ^^)

  • #103

    I received after installation always following error:

    ...../SmartBuff.lua 1774:attempt to index Global Smartbuff_Buffs (a Nil Balue)

    I installed your last Version

  • #104

    I find that when I have buff on mouse scroll enabled, and I scroll to quickly, Smartbuff causes the game to stutter or even sometimes freeze. Is it possible to make SB throttle the number of buff checks intelligently no matter how fast I scroll my mouse since there's a global cooldown of 1 second per buff?


  • #105

    @Thoril I can't generate the error on my system. Please download the version in the DevZone (Download beta version) at and let me know if it's fixed.

    @teedog SmartBuff uses already a 1sec cooldown after each "mouse scroll" check. Are you running other addons, which hooks the mouse scroll?

    @cag_dk Curing function are not part of SmartBuff, please use decursive for debuff managment.

  • #106

    Since the last version Smart Buff rebuffs the Lightning Shield on every Buff Check even if it is still active.

    Known bug? Or odd behaviour of my version?

    Running the German Client.

  • #107

    @Serranon Wie heisst der Buff genau im Zauberbuch und wie heisst er in der Buffleiste neben der Minimap? Ich befürchte das die Namen nicht mehr identisch sind.

  • #108

    Nope nothing else is bound to mouse scrolls, and if I disable SB I can scroll as fast as I want with no adverse effects. :(

  • #109

    I had the same error that Thoril had. Yes, downloading the beta version fixed it for me. Just to let you know :)

    Thanks for a great addon!

  • #110

    Installed the Beta, and the error is gone ^^

  • #111

    Beide Namen lauten:


    Am Rande: Ich meine mich zu erinnern das ich auch die Localisierung von 2 Waffenbuffs ändern musste, die korrekten Namen sind:

    Waffe des Windzorns Waffe des Felsbei195159ers

    (Backslashs funktionieren nicht, also "Waffe des Felsbeißers")

    Kann aber auch sein das das in der letzten Version war und ich es schon geändert wurde.

    Grüße Serra Zirkel des Cenarius

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