Posted in Tech, World of Warcraft

Missing Macros Found

My friend found my macros cached on his computer! So I now have my Macros back😀 I’ll share a few rogue ones… Plus if I loose them again they are here. Triple click to highlight and copy.

1. Fan of Knives. Since I spam this as my AoE combo point builder it’s nice to have an autoattack targert/combo point victim. This makes sure I have an enemy targeted.

#show Fan of Knives
/cast Fan of Knives

2. Fishing macro. This was written by my college roommate, Bluemoon. The challenge was 1 button (though it may need to be pushed multiple times) to equip fishing specific gear and apply a lure and cast.

/use Sharpened Fish Hook;
/use Mastercraft Kalu'ak Fishing Pole;
/equip [noequipped:Fishing Poles,nomodifier:alt] Mastercraft Kalu'ak Fishing Pole;
/equip Weather-Beaten Fishing Hat
/cast [equipped:Fishing Poles, nomodifier:alt]Fishing;

3. Tricks of the Trade macro with all the names. Got this from a fellow guildmate, Miltrath back in Cataclysm when all rogue tier sets had Tricks of the Trade set bonuses and we were trading Tricks amoungst 4 rogues. If I hold down ALT it casts Tricks on the target of my target. If I just hit it normally it goes through the priority list of the raid team members.

#showtooltip Tricks of the Trade
/use [mod:alt,@targettarget][@Jibjob,exists,nodead][@Miltrath,exists,nodead][@Rinwen,exists,nodead][@Nostrous,exists,nodead][@Scornakira,exists,nodead][@Skriv,exists,nodead][@targettarget] Tricks of the Trade

4. Out of Date Poison macro. This one’s out of date, but I may need to reference it for something later. Basically it was Right click to apply 1 poison on mainhand weapon and Left click to apply the other poison on offhand weapon. MoP changes to poisons rendered this obsolete.

/use [btn:2][mod]Deadly Poison;Instant Poison
/use [btn:2][mod]17;16

5. Tricks of the Trade for focus target

#showtooltip Tricks of the Trade
/cast [target=focus,help] Tricks of the Trade

6. Quest macro for the Argent Tournament frog kissing quest

/tar Lake Frog
/use Warts-B-Gone Lip Balm

7. Dragon Soul Twilight Sapper macro for Death Knight. This was a macro I found & abused to yank the adds around on the gunship. Was very useful when I was tanking this fight.

/tar Twilight Sapper
/cast [@focus,exists] Death Grip
/cast [@focus,exists] Chains of Ice

8. Extra Action Button if you can’t see or you want to keybind your Extra Action Button.

/click ExtraActionButton1

9. Cooking with Fire another from Bluemoon. Right click to create a campfire. Left click to open your cooking.

#showtooltip Cooking
/use [button:1] Cooking
/cast [button:2] Basic Campfire

10. Awesome Questing Macro this is from Adam found via WoW Insider

/target [@mouseover]
/click WatchFrameItem1
/click WatchFrameItem2
/click WatchFrameItem3
/click WatchFrameItem4
/click WatchFrameItem5
/click WatchFrameItem6

11. A Mount for below level 20 Mount up on your Sea Turtle for characters under level 20

/cast sea turtle

12. Have I done Sha of Anger this week? click for the answer. from a former guildmate, Abitomagic

/run local z,t,s={[32099]='Sha of Anger this week.'},GetQuestsCompleted();for c,v in pairs(z) do if t[c] then s='' else s=' not' end print('You have'..s,'done',v) end

13. Sell all your grey items. Another one from Bluemoon.

/run local c,i,n,v=0;for b=0,4 do for s=1,GetContainerNumSlots(b)do i={GetContainerItemInfo(b,s)}n=i[7]if n and string.find(n,"9d9d9d")then v={GetItemInfo(n)}q=i[2]c=c+v[11]*q;UseContainerItem(b,s)print(n,q)end;end;end;print(GetCoinText(c))

14. Get Kraken quest macro. Another one I have left over from Northrend. This made this bombing run so easy. I just had to spam this macro.

/target Kvaldir deepcaller
/target North Sea Kraken
/use Flaming Spears

15. Stock mouseover healing macro. I heal alot on 3 different level 90 toons. Most of their spells look like

/cast [@mouseover] Healing Touch

16. Druid Survival Macro. Used to try this for survival in Cata.

/cast Bear Form
/cast Frenzied Regeneration
/cast barkskin

17. Shield Trinket Macro. Use this to apply shield to my focus target.

/target focus
/use Stolen Relic of Zuldazar

18. Assist Focus. aquire target of your focused friendly player.

/assist focus

19. Target & place raid marker

/tar Wild Turkey
/script if (charm == nil) or (charm < 6) then charm=9; end; charm=charm-1; if (charm==6) then SetRaidTarget("target", 0) else SetRaidTarget("target", charm); end


Posted in Tech

Tools of WoW Investigation: WoWHead

While I can spout off such things as what is the basic stat you want (ie Agilty, Strength, Intellect) for each spec a lot of the “finer” details I have to research. So I thought I’d share some sources I currently use.


I use WoWHead as a general min/max gear guide as well as information on where all this gear comes from and it’s drop rates. I use the WoWHead Client to keep all my characters gear up to date. Just log in & go to your characters page, then right-click on the item & pick “find upgrade” from the menu. One complaint though is all items are weighted as if you have no other items on except for that item and does not take into account set bonuses.

The main function of the website is as a database. They collect info such as drop rates for items. Who it drops from and what percentage. Quest information.

I use this site heavily for quest information. In fact I didn’t find add ons such as Tourguide or WoW-Pro until I had 1 or 2 characters at max level. If I couldn’t find anything I’d just check WoWhead & read the comments.