Omen is a threat meter.Basically, enemies in WoW decide who to attack by deciding who is the most threatening based on the abilities you use. What Omen does is provide accurate values of your group's relative threat level on individual enemies, so that you can see when you're in danger of pulling aggro (or, if you're next on the snack list if your tank bites it). This info is usually only critical in raids, where only tanks can survive aggro, but it's useful for any multi-player situation.FAQHow is Omen3 different from Omen2?Omen3 relies completely on the Blizzard threat API and threat events. It does not attempt to calculate or extrapolate threat unlike Omen2 except when Tricks, Misdirection, Mirror Image, Fade and glyphed Hand of Salvation are active.Omen2 used what we called the Threat-2.0 library. This library was responsible for monitoring the combat log, spellcasting, buffs, debuffs, stances, talents and gear modifiers for calculating each individuals threat. Threat was calculated based on what was known or approximated from observed behaviors. Many abilities such as knockbacks were just assumed (to be a 50% threat reduction) as they were mostly impossible to confirm.The Threat-2.0 library also included addon communication to broadcast your threat to the rest of the raid as long as they were also using Threat-2.0. This data was then used to provide a raid wide display of threat information.Since patch 3.0.2, Omen no longer does any of these things and the need for a threat library is no longer necessary. Omen3 uses Blizzard's new in-built threat monitor to obtain exact values of every members threat. This means Omen3 has no need for synchronisation of data, combat log parsing or guessing, resulting in a significant increase in performance with regards to network traffic, CPU time and memory used. The implementation of boss modules for specific threat events (such as Nightbane wiping threat on landing) are also no longer necessary.Further benefits of this new implementation include the addition of NPC threat on a mob (eg, Human Kalecgos). However, there are some drawbacks; frequency of updates are much slower, threat details cannot be obtained unless somebody in your party/raid are targetting the mob and it is also not possible to obtain threat from a mob you are not in direct combat with.How do I get rid of the 2 vertical gray lines down the middle?Lock your Omen. Locking Omen will prevent it from being moved or resized, as well as prevent the columns from being resized. If you haven't realized it, the 2 vertical gray lines are column resizing handles.How do I make Omen3 look like Omen2?Change both the Background Texture and Border Texture to Blizzard Tooltip, change the Background Color to black (by dragging the luminance bar to the bottom), and the Border Color to blue.Why does no threat data show on a mob when I target it even though it is in combat?The Blizzard threat API does not return threat data on any mob you are not in direct combat with. We suspect this is an effort on Blizzard's part to save network traffic.Is there ANY way around this Blizzard limitation? Not being able to see my pet's threat before I attack has set me back to guessing.There is no way around this limitation short of us doing the guessing for you (which is exactly how Omen2 did it).The goal of Omen3 is to provide accurate threat data, we no longer intend to guess for you and in the process lower your FPS. Have some confidence in your pet/tank, or just wait 2 seconds before attacking and use a low damage spell such as Ice Lance so that you can get initial threat readings.Can we get AoE mode back?Again, this is not really possible without guessing threat values. Blizzard's threat API only allows us to query for threat data on units that somebody in the raid is targeting. This means that if there are 20 mobs and only 6 of them are targeted by the raid, there is no way to obtain accurate threat data on the other 14.This is also extremely complicated to guess particularly for healing and buffing (threat gets divided by the number of mobs you are in combat with) because mobs that are under crowd control effects (sheep, banish, sap, etc) do not have their threat table modified and addons cannot reliably tell how many mobs you are in combat with. Omen2's guess was almost always wrong.The tooltips on unit mouseover shows a threat % that does not match the threat % reported by Omen3. Why? Blizzard's threat percentage is scaled to between 0% and 100%, so that you will always pull aggro at 100%. Omen reports the raw unscaled values which has pulling aggro percentages at 110% while in melee range and 130% otherwise.By universal agreement, the primary target of a mob is called the tank and is defined to be at 100% threat.The threat updates are slow...Omen3 updates the threat values you see as often as Blizzard updates the threat values to us.In fact, Blizzard updates them about once per second, which is much faster than what Omen2 used to sync updates. In Omen2, you only transmitted your threat to the rest of the raid once every 3 seconds (or 1.5s if you were a tank).Where can I report bugs or give suggestions? =14249irc://irc.freenode.org/wowaceWho wrote Omen3?Xinhuan (Blackrock/Barthilas US Alliance) did.Do you accept Paypal donations?Yes, send to xinhuan AT gmail DOT com.
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Project Ascension uses a Wrath of the Lich King 3.3.5a core as it's base, and as such it is compatible with any addon that was made for the 3.3.5 version of the game, or is otherwise compatible (if made for a prior version of World of Warcraft.)
Totem Bars may not appear, range indicators may not work, pet happiness may not display, Rage and Energy may not display, while Rage and Energy can be added through Ascension's custom UI Resources addon, the others may require editing by the user to have them work properly.
Similar addon to Titan Panel but much more elegant I would say. This pack cotains: FuBar, FuBar_BagFu, FuBar_ClockFu, FuBar_DurabilityFu, FuBar_ExperienceFu, FuBar_LocationFu, FuBar_MoneyFu, FuBar_PerformanceFu.
PlateBuffer adds aura icons to enemy unit nameplates. You can choose which auras you want to see. It will track auras that have a duration. The addon does not change your nameplates, only adds aura icons to them so it works with the default nameplates, Aloft, ElvUI and others.
In World of Warcraft the encouragement of users to create light programs to run alongside the game to enhance your experience is a great aspect of the game. Blizzard allows players to make addons that while not actually altering the main points of the game make your life as a player much easier. These addons range from simple bag frame redesign to unit frame redesigns and even raid warnings.
With so many addons at your disposal you can very easily be overwhelmed. The addon manager Minion is here to help you in your quest! With a simple interface you can download and manage all your addons with this simple program. Minion makes keeping your addons up to date, an essential task, easy!
There are addons for everyone be it solo, raiding, pvping, mythic +s or even an auction house player there are certainly addons for everyone. This is a list of addons that make your life extremely easy, not listed in any order because of the major benefits of each!
Basically, a Deadly Boss Mods replacement, Big Wigs are a great substitute. If you do not like the appearance or the settings for DBM then this is a perfect alternative. Packed with just as many benefits and alerts this add on is for anyone who wants to raid without DBM. Many raiding guilds will also allow this addon, just clear it with your Raid Leader!
Details! Is a great addon to have. It shows how much healing, healing per second, and damage people within your party are doing or taking. The huge draw to this addon, as any DPS knows, is showing how much damage and what who is doing the most DPS. This addon not only acknowledges your skill but allows you to trim your parties with those who are not doing enough damage to be able to clear a bosses enrage.
Another big and baseline raiding addon is Omen. Much like the name implies this addon simply shows you how much threat you have in relation to other members of the raid. Not being the one to pull aggro off the tank and wipe a raid is something you NEED to do. Most guilds will not let you raid without this addon.
This addon is a great help in Battle Grounds. It gives a simple and light timer system for Battle Grounds. This addon also shows certain health levels and wall health. Also having the ability to report timers in a channel of your choice by clicking on the bar will allow you to keep team members who do not have the addon in the know.
This addon is like Ask Mr. Robot. It does the same thing including the string export. The difference is that it transports your data to the simulation craft website. This website is a well-known and accurate website for DPS rankings of all classes in raid situations.
Yet another addon that helps with your gear choices Pawn will give you in-game insight on what item to equip. This addon starts input from Ask Mr. Robot or a custom weight set to give you real time input on your gear. This can be a great help if you do not want to set up the other gear sims. Also, to be noted is the multi-language support. 2b1af7f3a8