Arms Warrior 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 Arms Warrior macros for , explain how to make your own macros, and cover some of the best Arms Warrior addons for both hardcore raiders and general players alike. Whether you're looking for specialized Arms Warrior 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 Arms Warrior community.
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Macros & Addons
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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
A new conditional has been added to allow macros to check for known talents. Although this isn't
necessary anymore due to the talent loadout system automatically replacing action bars for the saved set, it can still be helpful for players who frequently experiment with new talent setups without changing their saved loadouts entirely.
This example will cast either Cleave or Slam, based on whether
/cast Cleave; Slam
Checking for passive modifying talents requires the use of the talent spell ID instead of it's name. This example will cast either Whirlwind or Slam based on whether
Fervor of Battle
/cast Whirlwind; Slam
Spear & Torment
Requiring two rapid presses, this will allow
Spear of Bastion
to be used near-simultaneously with
, in order for
to buff a Torment triggered Bladestorm.
/castsequence reset=3 Spear of Bastion, Avatar
into one keybind. Victory Rush will be used when in melee range, and Charge when out. It can also cancel Bladestorm when Hurricane is
/cast Victory Rush
can also be worked in, although the syntax becomes trickier in order to show the correct ability at the correct time. Due to this, it may be beneficial to track their cooldowns separately and only use this for consolidating keybinds.
/cast Victory Rush
at your mouseover target, or your primary target if you do not currently have a different target highlighted.
, prioritizing any existing focus target over your current one.
wherever your cursor is aimed, skipping the targeting reticule. Also works with the Kyrian Covenant ability
Spear of Bastion
#showtooltip Heroic Leap
/cast Heroic Leap
, along with any racial abilities or trinkets for maximum burst.
#showtooltip Colossus Smash
/use Colossus Smash
/use Blood Fury
/use Ancestral Call
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 Arms Warrior 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.
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 Arms Warrior addons for you.
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