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#0 - 2010/08/11 02:11:58 AM
Hello, I know that alot of you are requesting some good warrior macros.

Work in Progress

Disclaimer: Macros should never be used as a substitute, only as a compliment for your abilities


I have included descriptions for the uses of most of the macros, if you dont understand, please ask and i can explain.

There are four sections:
*Mobility
*Defensive
*Offensive
*Other

Quick Facts:
Global cooldown: this is the little shadowed clock that can be seen on your abilities, this is usually 1.5 seconds.
[modifier] This a command that will change what spell is cast when pressed in combination with Ctrl, Shift, or Alt.
[nomodifier] This is needed in macros with the [modifier] command to stop the macro from casting the other spells in the macro, regardless.
Broken: this is when the commands are right but the order is messed up.
Wrong: This when the commands are wrong and the order probably is aswell.

Example:Correct, casts thunder clap when you press the macro. Casts shockwave if Ctrl, Alt, or Shift is pressed, and casts cleave regardless. This only works because cleave is off the the global cooldown and is an "on next swing" attack.
Q u o t e:
#showtooltip
/cast [nomodifier] thunder clap
/cast [modifier] shockwave
/cast cleave


Example 2:Broken version.
This is to show you what you can do wrong in a macro.(one of the many things)
This guy thought that this was right because shockwave had the modifier infront, therefore cleave and thunderclap wouldn't need the modifier?
This is wrong because of what i wrote before, it will try to cast Thunderclap and Shockwave at the same time, this is not possible because they share the same global cooldown. However it will cast cleave.
Q u o t e:
#showtooltip
/cast thunder clap
/cast [modifier] shockwave
/cast cleave


Example 3:Completley wrong.
This is a beginners mistake when making macros, you think you've gotten a grip of macros but... It only casts cleave! This is why you need the [modifier] and [nomodifier] commands. What it does is, it tries to cast everything at once, this wont work because of that they share the global cooldown. Cleave will cast as usuall because it is off the global cooldown
Q u o t e:
#showtooltip
/cast thunder clap
/cast shockwave
/cast cleave

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Mobility: In this section you will find various macros regarding movement.

Charge: Cancels Bladestorm puts you in Battle stance if not allready in it and casts charge. Also equips your 2handed weapon.
Q u o t e:
#showtooltip charge
/cancelaura bladestorm
/cast [nostance:1]Battle Stance; Charge
/equipslot 16 (Your Weapon)

Spam this untill succesfull.


Intercept: Same as above, but puts you in berserker stance and casts intercept.
Q u o t e:
#showtooltip intercept
/cancelaura Bladestorm
/cast [nostance:3]Berserker stance; Intercept
/equipslot 16 (Your Weapon)

Spam this untill succesfull.

Intervene: Puts you in Defensive Stance and casts Intervene on your focus target for those moments when you have overextended.
Q u o t e:
#showtooltip Intervene
/cancelaura bladestorm
/cast [nostance:2] Defensive Stance;
/cast [target=focus,exists] [] intervene

Spam this untill succesfull.


Thats it for the Mobility section, moving on.
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Defensive:Herein lies the oh so improtant abilities that make us survive longer.

Spell Reflect:Equips your main hand weapon and shield. And casts Defensive Stance, and Spell Reflection.
Q u o t e:
#showtooltip spell reflection
/equipslot 16 (Your One Hander)
/equipslot 17 (Your Shield)
/cast [nostance:2] Defensive Stance; spell reflection

You know the drill by now, spam.


Disarm:Puts you in Defensive Stance and Disarms your target. However, this is nice to use as an offensive ability aswell on Hunters(Detterrence) also on Rogues and ofcourse Warriors (Disarms) Basically you Disarm them so they cant disarm you when you Bladestorm
Q u o t e:
#showtooltip disarm
/cast [nostance:2] Defensive Stance; disarm


Shield Block:Equips your Shield and 1 Hander. Puts you in Defensive stance and casts Shield Block.
Q u o t e:
#showtooltip shield block
/equipslot 16 (Your 1 Hander)
/equipslot 17 (Your Shield)
/cast [nostance:2] Defensive Stance; shield block



Defensive cooldowns PvP: Casts Defensive stance, equips Shield and 1 Hander and uses your defensive cooldowns. This is for when you are in a really sticky situation.
This macro is tailored for those of you whom enjoy PvP.
Q u o t e:
#showtooltip shield wall
/use (PvP Trinket)***
/equipslot 16 (Your 1 Hander)
/equipslot 17 (Your Shield)
/cast enraged regeneration
/cast [nostance:2] Defensive Stance; shield wall

***Optional, or insert:
/cast Every Man For Himself

Defensive Cooldowns PvE:Casts, Shield Wall (when pressing in combination with ctrl alt or shift), Last Stand, and Enraged Regeneration(when pressed with no modifier key).
Since you will already be in Defensive stance in PvE i have excluded the lines that makes you enter Defensive Stance and use your trinket. I have not included Shield Block since it can be pressed manually.***
Q u o t e:
#showtooltip shield wall
/cast [modifier] shield wall
/cast [nomodifier] Last Stand
/cast [nomodifier] enraged regeneration

****(Optional) insert the line:
/cast shield block
If you feel the need. Insert it at the very bottom. This is not recommended! Press it manually

Yet another section done, remember ask politeley before you whine.
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Offensive: The section you have all been waiting for. This is how you complete those quick decsisions without presssing too many buttons that can and will slow down your reaction time.


Recklessness:Puts you in Berserker Stance and casts Recklessness.Pretty straight forward.
Q u o t e:
#showtooltip recklessness
/cast [nostance:3]berserker stance; recklessness


Shield Bash, Pummel:These can be offensive and defensive ability, depending how you implement it in combat. Pummel is used more offensivley then defensivley
This macro will cast Shield Bash if you are in Battle Stance or Defensive Stance, and Pummel in Berserker Stance. After succesfully interrupting it will equip your 2-Hander again
Q u o t e:
#showtooltip Shield Bash
/stopcasting
/equipslot [stance:1/2]16 (Your 1 Hander)
/equipslot [stance:1/2]17 (Your Shield)
/cast [stance:1/2] Shield Bash
/cast [stance:3] Pummel
/equipslot 16 (Your 2 Hander)


Shield Bash: Equips your 1 hander, shield and moves you to defensive stance where it will cast Shield bash. [Thank you to Nymoo, of the Defias Brotherhood]
Q u o t e:
#showtooltip Shield Bash
/stopcasting
/equipslot 16
/equipslot 17
/cast [nostance:2] Defensive Stance; Shield Bash***

Mostly a defensive macro normally only to be used when you already are in defensive stance.
***Optional: Write /cast shield bash if you only wish to use it if you already are in defensive stance.

Bladestorm:Yes you saw correctly. It is the one and only ability that has been most whined about since they nerfed Bestial Wrath (sorry tuned down =P).
This macro equips your 2 hander for maximum damage, casts sweeping strikes and bladestorm
Q u o t e:
#showtooltip bladestorm
/equipslot 16 (Your 2 Hander)
/cast sweeping strikes
/cast bladestorm

In order for this macro to work properly i would reccomend Glyph Of Sweeping Strikes.

That concludes the 3 main sections, beneath follows a couple of random macros targeted at warriors.
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Other: Some usefull macros, nothing more to add really.


Shockwave, Thunderclap and cleave: All in one macro for those AoE intesive moments, pressing this macro will make you cast Thunderclap and Cleave. However if you hold Shift, Ctrl, or Alt when you press the key this macro is bound to it will cast Cleave and Shockwave.Protection Only
Q u o t e:
#showtooltip
/cast [modifier] Shockwave; Thunder Clap
/cast Cleave


Rage Dump:This is great to use when you have too much rage, just spam and see that rage dissapear.Protection Only
Q u o t e:
#showtooltip
/cast heroic strike
/cast devastate


Mount:Randomly chooses a Mount each time you press the macro.
Q u o t e:
#showtooltip
/castrandom mountname, secondmount, third,

Example: /castrandom Zhevra charger, swift nightsaber, swift purple elekk
The commas must be left in as it is what separates the diffrent mounts/spells in the macro. Also there should always be a SPACE after the comma, if you don't the macro won't work

You can create one of theese macros for Pets, Mounts, and Flying Mounts, however i would not include either of these in the same macro as it will break the macro.
My solution is to have 3 different macros, yes it is a pain, but it works best that way.

THE END
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Yes, that was it belive it or not only a handful of macros that i can remember from the top of my head.*

Feel free to ask questions, i will be checking here regularly over the coming weeks.

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#21 - 2010/08/17 01:45:41 PM
This has been added to the collection of guides at the top of the forum!
http://forums.wow-europe.com/thread.html?topicId=8864978599&sid=1