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  • World of Warcraft
  • 160 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 6.0.3
  • 59,850 Total Downloads
  • Updated 02/11/2015
  • Created 08/30/2011
  • 45 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: Public Domain
  • Newest File: v6.0.44

About Gear Grinder


Keep track of your characters gearing progression by tracking the following in a light weight / compact tooltip.

  • Bonus Roll tokens
  • Specific currencies
  • World Boss kills
  • Raid completion progress
  • Garrison leveling and activity


  • Minimap Icon - Mouse over to display the tooltip
  • Displays the estimated time to go before the weekly activities reset (along with the estimated date/time)
  • Character Names (class color coded)
  • Color coded cap progress. Green -> Yellow -> Orange -> Purple -> Red (when at the hard cap).
  • LDB support
  • Shows your character's current overall Item Level for quick reference.
  • Shows your character's Bonus Roll token totals.
  • Displays your characters kill progress for the current expansions world bosses
  • Ability to change the sort order of the values in the tooltip.
  • Tracks your raid completions and the number of bosses looted on your characters.
  • Filters your characters to only show the characters you are interested in.


  • Updated quest references to world bosses


  • Updated quest references to world bosses


  • Changed the detection method how the characters are displayed in the Raid section
  • Added Garrison Mining and Herbing activities
  • Fixed the Work Order calculations
  • Fixed the realm reset time calculations.
  • Adjusted the world boss tracking.


  • Fixed a small glitch


  • Fixed a small glitch


  • Fixed a few bugs


  • Fixed a few bugs
  • Added Garrison Tracking (activities is not yet complete)
  • Please Note the MoP components will be removed soon.


  • Fixed a couple of bugs


  • Added WoD Daily activity "The Ring of Blood"
  • Added alternate line shading
  • Added all-realms feature with ability to group by realm
  • Updated sorting methods
  • Amalgamated the World Boss and Raid sections to make space for a Garrison section in a later version.
  • Improved world boss saves
  • Finished adding Normal/Heroic/Mythic raid saves progress
  • Improved realm daily/weekly reset times.


  • Update for Patch v6.0 and WoD
  • Raid saves may not be fully working yet
  • Show all characters on other realms not fully implemented


  • Fix for iLvl when character is being logged off.


  • Fix for the iLvl being set to a random low value.


  • Added Flex raid tracking
  • Made Ordos grey if the Legendary quest [A Pandaren Legend] has not been completed
  • Added Conquest Point Cap to the character details


  • Fixed various bugs


  • Fixed a bug in the VP Cap numbers
  • Please note that Flex raids is not tracking yet.


  • Changed the configuration screen to be more flexible
  • Added the ability to turn on/off each piece of information in the tooltip
  • Added tracking for PvP currencies, namely Honor and Conquest Points
  • Added support for patch 5.4:
    • New Daily/Weekly quests and activities
    • New World Bosses
    • New Raid (SoO) - Flex mode still to come
    • New Currencies


  • Added a tracking of the MoP Profession cooldowns (with options to hide/show each cooldown individually).
  • Added tracking of the Sunsong Ranch Farming activity
    • Yellow = Quantity available for planting seeds
    • Red = Quantity completed for the day (number planted)
    • Green = Quantity ready for harvest (after daily reset)
  • Added option to turn off the non-LFR Raid saves.


  • Amalgamated the Weekly/Daily columns into an Activities column.
  • Added options to customise the activities shown
  • Added the number of bosses saved to in non-LFR raids.
    • Green: When not completed or not all bosses have been defeated.
    • Red: When all bosses have been defeated.
  • Renamed the heading for LFR to Raids
  • Activity indicator CoTK changed to CTK


  • Added an option to show the completion progress of specific Daily activities
  • Added an option to show the completion of specific Weekly quests.
  • New Daily column shows:
    • S - 1st Random Scenario
    • HS - 1st Random Heroic Scenario
    • H - 1st Random Heroic Dungeon
    • C - Daily Challenge Mode quest
  • New Weekly column shows:
    • CoTK - Champion of the Thunder King quest
    • BB - Battlefield: Barrens quest
  • New column values change color as follows:
    • Grey - Not available
    • Green - Available and not completed
    • Red - Completed


  • Added support for patch 5.3
  • Fixed Oondasta kill to use the standard methods


  • Minor bug fix


  • Minor bug fix


  • Minor bug fix


  • Added quest tracking for weekly completion of "Mogu Rune of Fate". The Mogu number will go red if complete
  • Added tracking for the weekly looting of a [Key to the Palace of Lei Shen]. The Elder charm number will go red if complete.
  • Improved performance for when the data is saved.
  • Added a new method for tracking Oondasta kills


  • Minor bug fix


  • Minor bug fix


  • Changed the options to show different values on the LDB button text.
  • Option to disable the tooltip if you are in combat
  • Left-click on the LDB Button to toggle to a different LDB button text
  • Option to prevent the LDB button text from changing when left-clicked
  • Fixed a bug with the World boss kills
  • Added character filtering to prevent specific characters from appearing in the tooltip.
  • Added an option to change the tooltip UI Scale.


  • Fixed the LFR from showing the characters that can not do the first LFR
  • Reduced the number of entries in the World Bosses section to only include the characters that can do LFR or those that have killed a boss for the week
  • Fixed the addon from causing errors with other addons
  • Changed the Addon Folder to GearGrinder from TitanVPCap
  • Changed the saved Variables from TitanVPCap_Setting to GG_Settings. This will require your characters data to be reloaded.


  • Addon name change to GearGrinder
  • Added 5.2 support
  • Added the detection for Nalak and Oondasta kills
  • Added the New LFR ToTK raid to the LFR section
  • Added the Mogu Charm.


  • Added a new section to keep track of your LFR completions and the number of bosses looted.


  • Added options to change the background/border texture/color of the tooltip


  • Changed the display of the tooltip
  • Added saving of the world boss kill data so it can be seen for all your characters
  • Added icons for the different currencies
  • Added an option to disable the icons
  • Added more sorting options
  • Added support for 5.2 world bosses (Nalak and Oondasta)
  • Fixed a sorting bug


  • Fixed the timezone issues with the reset time calculation


  • Added a section that report if you have killed the world bosses in MoP
  • Added sort ordering of the information.
  • Added an option to disable the World boss kill status display


  • Added support for showing Lesser/Elder Charms
  • Added showing the iLevel of the characters
  • Added Options to disable showing the Charms / iLevel


  • Added option to disable the colorizing of the LDB text
  • Improved the resolution of the Valor Icon.


  • 5.1 support


  • Added the coloring for Monks
  • Fixed the display of VP
  • Fixed the refresh of when the LDB text is refreshed.


  • Fixed the addon block error when adding glyphs
  • Changed the order of the option menu settings
  • Added "/vpcap options"
  • Debug mode is now only available from the command line "/vpcap debug"
  • Fixed the name of the addon within the addon.


  • Re-write of the addon.
    • Added minimap icon
    • Removed dependency on Titan Panel
    • Added LDB support
    • Added Character sheet information values
    • Added tracking of cap limits of JP's and VP's
    • Added JP values to the tooltip
    • Added Options.


  • Fixed the reset time calculation


  • Updated for v4.3


  • Fixed the bug that miscalculated the reset time on the day of reset.


  • Addon created


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  • #142

    okay if you mouse over it and you don't see your toons info rest it.

    go to gear grinder and hit the erase save details make sure you selected all realms and realm on toons.

    then you can start logging back in on them and they will stay like before.

  • #147

    wanted to see if you could add something

    First thank you for the work you did on this i got it to work.

    I love this thing wish he would keep it up but you have done a great job, but i was wondering if you could add the other four guys that we do for mounts and oil.

    Deathtalon, vengance, Terrorfist, doomroller.

    If its too much work i understand but thanks for all your help.

    sent this in a private message also.

  • #145

    ok i got it right click on the icon for gear grinder and it will open up your  addons in the interface.

    Then i seen the red button on the bottom right by the times and clicked the erased saved details and its working.

    LOL told you step by step person ty again

  • #146

    lol np sorry i didn't make it all that clear the first time.

  • #143

    lol I have to have step byt step details sorry.

    I went to gear grinder cause mine didnt show like you said, so i went to addons and opened it i dont seen any saved details in the folder so did you mean in the WTF folder or some other one little confused but ty for putting in the dl at the site. And thanks for working on this now just to get it working and i will be doing a happy dance lmao. ty again

  • #144

    log into game and log on to a toon.

    then goto game menu(click esc) and click on interface

    then click on addon tab then find gear grinder

    just click on the name gear grinder you will then see gear grinder options - general options

    below that you will see a red bar that says "erase saved details" hit that after you make sure you have inclued all realms checked

    Last edited by Itzul on 10/3/2015 3:24:43 PM
  • #140

    i put my geargrinder file at projectsite site in the repositories

    with it working to track kazzak and need rolls and what ever else i wanted


     okay here is the link

    Last edited by Itzul on 9/29/2015 2:11:10 AM
  • #141

    I went to the repositories and could not find a place to dl or copy it so im still stuck did you find a way to share it ??? maybe you could post it here so we can copy and paste it on to what ever page we need to.

    Last edited by Iamglitrbug on 9/26/2015 6:31:28 PM
  • #139

    i got mine working to track hellfire citadel, kazzak, seal of inevitable fate, and oil.

    had to butcher some stuff because i have no idea what i was doing but i have no errors

    i removed SoO, ruhkmar, timeless coins, and seal of tempered fate.

    now if only i knew how to share it.

  • #138

    No idea if this is being updated actively, but it doesn't appear to allow for tracking of Hellfire Citadel bosses on any difficulty.

  • #137

    I would like to make a request if you have time and can see your way to doing it.

    First if you could put in a section for the bosses for the mounts out here only the 4 Deathtalor, Terrorfist, Doomroller and Vengance. It would be very help full to know what rares i have done for the mounts i have been going counter clock wise its just easier to get from Terrorfist to Veng with the feather lol.

    The other thing is could you also put in the oil.

    Im sure you have thought of the oil already just not sure about the rares. Thank you so much for your time and you really have no idea how helpful this is to me, I wish i could right one that would help so many with there game lol just dont have that kind of know how with programing.

    I also run 11 toons lmao it sucks to have no life.

    Thanks again.

    Last edited by Ibglitrbug on 7/15/2015 10:28:25 PM
  • #136

    Just curious if this addon will be updated to reflect everything in 6.2?  I run 11 toons so this makes it great to track everything!

  • #135

    dont know what is going on but its not working on any of my toons all the sudden what can i do or are you going to do an update ?


  • #134

    Gear grinder loads and works perfectly on all of my characters except one. For some reason it won't load for just one character. All of the characters are on the same realm, and belong to both factions. I tried uninstalling, deleting all the mod info everything I could think of but it still won't load the mod for this 1 character.

  • #133

    Started a new toon today (#8) and I'm getting this error now:


    Date: 2015-02-27 19:37:20
    ID: 1
    Error occured in: Global
    Count: 1
    Message: ..\AddOns\GearGrinder\GearGrinder.lua line 870:
    attempt to compare nil with number
    [C]: sort()
    GearGrinder\GearGrinder.lua:840: GenerateSortedDBIndex()
    GearGrinder\GearGrinder.lua:965: LoadAltRaid()
    GearGrinder\GearGrinder.lua:641: SetTooltipText()
    GearGrinder\GearGrinder.lua:412: OnEnter()
    a = <table> {
    sort2order = 2
    sort3 = "Tropicrot"
    name = "Tropicrot"
    sort3order = 1
    sort1 = "Tichondrius"
    sort2 = 650
    sort1order = 1
    realm = "Tichondrius"
    b = <table> {
    sort2order = 2
    sort3 = "Alachua"
    name = "Alachua"
    sort3order = 1
    sort1 = "Tichondrius"
    sort1order = 1
    realm = "Tichondrius"
    levels = 3
    (for index) = 2
    (for limit) = 2
    (for step) = 1
    i = 2
    (*temporary) = 650
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = "2"
    (*temporary) = "attempt to compare nil with number"

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