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Feral Druid Macros & Addons - Shadowlands 9.0.5
2021/03/09 at 12:59 AM
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Macros and Addons provide many quality-of-life improvements in WoW, allowing players to improve how information is displayed in-game or automate decision-making to optimize performance.
In this guide, we will go over useful Feral Druid macros for , explain how to make your own macros, and cover some of the best Feral Druid addons for both hardcore raiders and general players alike. Whether you're looking for specialized Feral Druid macros to help you gain a competitive edge, or creating a custom user interface to expand your view of the game world, this page will help get you started with some of the most popular choices within the Feral Druid community.
For details on specific community tools and addons, please visit our
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My name is Guiltyas, I raid in Pure on Turalyon Horde, where I recently passed Trial. I've played feral since Wrath when I picked it up as main. I'm well respected in the Feral community and you can find me talking about Feral (passionately) in a few different places,
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Macros are simple, in-game tools which allow you to sequence spells together, create custom names and icons, cast different abilities depending on whether the target is friendly or hostile, define targeting conditions, and much, much more. While the amount of options can be complex, making them is easy, so in this section we'll go over how to set them up yourself.
To open the in-game Macro interface, type "/macro" or "/m".
Choose between the General and Character-specific macro tabs. Then click the "New" button on the macro window.
Choose a Name and an Icon so you can easily recognize your macro, then click "Okay."
Select your new macro and use the text editor below to tell it what to do. If copying ours below, you can simply copy/paste the text in.
Click the "Save" button, and drag your macro icon onto your bars, which will allow it to be used just like any other spell from your spellbook.
To close the window, click "Exit", or just press Escape.
For more information on creating macros, including full lists of conditionals, modifiers, and other command customizations you can use, check out our full
Focus macros are a simple way of casting a spell on a secondary target that you designate.
They follow the following formula:
Mouseover macros are a simple way of casting a spell on a secondary target that you hover over without targeting.
They follow the following formula:
Ok this is pretty degenerate gameplay, but it's kind of free damage. Tiger's fury puts you in cat form off GCD, and thanks to guardian druids moonfire doesn't reset your swing timer. So the idea here is you cast moonfire and in the same GCD you cast tiger's fury, giving you essentially free damage. (You cancel clearcasting in order to prevent an action par baging bug that blizzard has not yet fixed.
#showtooltip Tiger's Fury
/cancelaura Predatory Swiftness
/cast Tiger's Fury
Priority Interrupt Macro
You do have to know the monster name in advance, but it will focus the add you need to interrupt, hit
, and you shouldn't leave your current target. The extra logic is in there in case you are already targeting the mob in question.
/use Skull Bash
/tar <Target Name>
/cast Skull Bash
/tell <player> You're next
This macro will display the tooltip for whichever talent on the level 30 tier you have selected, will cast the selected talent, and if you are talented into Wild Charge and an ally is selected, will cancel form and Wild Charge to the target.
#showtooltipp Tiger's Dash; Wild Charge; Renewal
/cast Tiger's Dash
/cast Wild Charge
/cast Wild Charge
Utility Talent Macro
Nothing complex here, just switches your button to whichever utility talent you pick.
#showtooltipp Mighty Bash; Mass Entanglement; Heart of the wild
Affinity Utility Macro
You'll need a different one of these for each spec, but for feral the below will suffice.
#showtooltipp Typhoon; Incapacitating Roar; Ursol's vortex
/cast Incapacitating roar
/cast Ursol's Vortex
How to Make a Macro
To open up the Macro menu, type "/macro" or "/m".
Choose between the "General" and Character-specific macro tabs. Then click on the "New" button on the macro window.
Choose a Name and an Icon so you can easily recognize your macro, then click on "Okay."
Select your macro's icon from the list at the top of the macro window, and then click in the text area below. Type or copy/paste your macro into the text area.
When you are finished, click the "Save" button, and to close the window, click "Exit".
Addons are powerful tools that can be used to both customize your gameplay experience, ranging from graphical overlays, replacement action bars, and unit/raid frames, to performance enhancements such as rotation helping spell reminders, buff/debuff tracking, popup reminders, and boss warnings. Here are some of the highly recommended and commonly used Feral Druid addons, which are certainly not required to play, but can go a long way toward increasing the information available to you in combat or simply make for a more pleasant viewing experience.
Unlike Macros, managing Addons is done outside of the game, but our
How to Install and Maintain Addons Guide
will take you step-by-step through the process.
The main addon that I would recommend for any Feral is Weakauras. Weakauras is a powerful tool that will allow you to modify your UI or visual space in order to display the information you need to see most easily. Were I too pick a single addon to use it would be Weakauras.
My Weakauras can be found
Other Weakaura compilations can be found in the Dreamgrove discord resources channel.
If you want to setup your own display then I would recommend
by moonbunnie which provides an easy plug and play set of snapshotting indicators.
While it's easy to use someone else's Weakauras, and many people do, I would recommend learning to use the addon yourself in order to customize the way you are fed information to most accurately conform to how you play. If you want to learn more about how to use Weakauras, the guide
I'd also recommend looking around on
, a weakauras database, for anything that jumps out to you as incredibly useful!
- Very popular all-in-one UI overhaul.
- Highly customizable action bars which can be moved and organized however you like.
- Replacement chatbox addon, with custom themes, fonts, and functions.
Deja Character Stats
- Adds more stats to the character panel, with customizable filters.
Elkano's Buff Bars
- Replaces the standard buff/debuff icons with ordered lists, including names and bar graph-style durations.
- World map enhancement which adds coordinates, icons, and more.
- Allows any part of the default UI to be moved around.
- A specialized radial menu style actionbar, very useful for condensing less frequently used spells that don't always need to be on your main bars.
- Makes your minimap sexy!
Shadowed Unit Frames
- Customizable player, target, and raid unit frames.
- Customize nameplates styles and add various information including buffs, debuffs and casting indicators
World Quest List
- Attaches a sortable list of active world quest lists, filtered by zone, to the edge of your map.
Combat and informational
- A lightweight, open source raid encounter addon.
Deadly Boss Mods
- A more robust encounter addon for dungeons, raids, PvP, and more.
- A highly customizable damage and healing meter
Exorsus Raid Tools
- Modular addon containing raid coordination tools for raid leaders and officers.
- Threat meter
- Helps you find gear upgrades when combined with a string from SimulationCraft
- Simplifies simming your character by generating an in-game script to paste into SimCraft or Raidbots
- A very powerful addon that can display a massive variety of information including procs, casting indicators and raid boss warnings.
Of course, these recommendations are not the only useful addons out there; there are hundreds to choose from, of every type imaginable. If you're looking for something a little different, search through
to find the right Feral Druid addons for you.
Our Feral Druid guides are always updated with the latest information from in-game experience, simulations, and logs; make sure to check our changelog to this page, by clicking on
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