Mistweaver Monk Macros & Addons - Dragonflight 10.1.7
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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 Mistweaver Monk macros for , explain how to make your own macros, and cover some of the best Mistweaver Monk addons for both hardcore raiders and general players alike. Whether you're looking for specialized Mistweaver Monk 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 Mistweaver Monk community.
10.1.7 Season 2
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Macros & Addons
About the Author
This guide is currently written and maintained by
. She's been healing as a Mistweaver since Siege of Orgrimmar, taking small breaks over the years before she started Mythic raiding. During
's beta development, she began theorycrafting for the specialization, where she found one of her favorite hobbies: creating spreadsheets. She's currently a moderator in the
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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
Targeting an ally before each and every healing spell you cast can slow you down, potentially resulting in one of your allies dying. Mouseover macros allow you to just hover your mouse cursor over a player's raid frame (or even their actual player model) and cast a spell that has them as the target. This has the added benefit of always letting you have a nearby enemy targeted for your damage-dealing abilities, giving you a seamless transition from healing back into dealing damage. A macro needs to be created for each and every ability you want to cast while mousing over an ally, quickly taking up limited macro slots.
To make a mouseover macro, use the following as a template, replacing
with the spell of your choice.
One thing to note is that you must continue mousing over the ally you're channeling
on if you want to continue that channel while also casting a follow up spell, like
. If you do move your mouse from your
target, it could land on a different target, making those follow up casts want to cast on that new target rather than your intended target.
In raids, Mistweaver Monks want to spend as long as possible channeling
, but with
talented, you want to
follow it up with a cast of
Rising Sun Kick
. This can lead to clipping issues, where the cast of
Rising Sun Kick
from completing its full channel.
Much like the above mouseover macros, this method requires a separate macro made for any spell that could possibly clip the end of a channeled cast.
/cast Rising Sun Kick
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 Mistweaver Monk 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.
Raid Frame Replacement
While it's come a long way, the default
World of Warcraft
raid frames are seriously lacking in presented information. With a limited number of buffs shown at a time, along with other customization options unavailable, the following replacements each try to improve upon the foundation Blizzard developed.
Shadowed Unit Frames
Mouseover Macro Replacement
Mentioned above in its section, one of the major drawbacks is creating a macro for every spell you want to have a spell cast on your mouseover target. There's an addon,
, that goes about to replace these macros entirely.
ElvUI - 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.
- A specialized addon to track your group members' cooldowns.
- 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
BigWigs Bossmods - A lightweight, open source raid encounter addon.
Deadly Boss Mods - A more robust encounter addon for dungeons, raids, PvP, and more.
Details - A highly customizable damage and healing meter
Method Raid Tools
- Modular addon containing raid coordination tools for raid leaders and officers.
SimulationCraft - Simplifies simming your character by generating an in-game script to paste into SimCraft or Raidbots
WeakAuras2 - 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 Mistweaver Monk addons for you.
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