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    Alternative to Shock and Awe / Enhancement

    Hi Fellas,

    Just coming back from Cataclysm, and I find that my beloved Shock and Awe is no longer being developed. Levva, if you're still out there, thanks for all the hard work - that was an awesome addon.

    For all you Enhancers, what are you using now? I read the sticky, but didn't find any of those to my liking.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Personally, I'm using DroodFocus
    http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/droodfocus,
    it's highly customizable, I use it for feral, enhance, shadow, and several other characters.

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    I have been using ESA. That would be our local Endus's Shaman Auras package for weakauras.

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    Somebody else still updates ShockAndAwe on curse.com, the last update was 4 days ago.

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    Shock and Awe IS being updated btw. However I moved from SAA to Enhaprio.

    http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/enhaprio

    I pref Enhaprio as it shows up to 4 upcoming CDs not just the next one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ltgoose View Post
    I have been using ESA. That would be our local Endus's Shaman Auras package for weakauras.
    Disclaimer; my package is cooldown and aura trackers. If you're looking for a priority suggestion thing like SaA had, I have not included anything like that, nor do I have any plans to; it's a headache to code properly with enough conditionals to be useful, and if you don't do so, you end up with something good players should be ignoring half the time anyway.

    If you want cooldown/aura trackers, though, my package has pretty much everything you'd want, except trinket trackers (because I don't want to update it manually and I can't figure out a way to automatically detect them).

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    I use WeakAuras with Endus' package, which I then modified to replicate SAA's timer bars. Pretty close too, the only difference is the MW display (5 squares instead of a bar with a number) and the shock bar is always green (no matter what shock you use). I also made the bar lengths proportional to the CD length (which SAA didn't do)

    It doesn't do priority frames, but I never use them anyway. (I prefer making my own decisions instead of letting a popup do it for me)

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    I used S&A for years and when it went away I switched to Totem Timers. I set it up on a similar fashion to S&A but instead of getting 1 spell I can clearly see when SS, LL, ES and FS dot are coming up or going away as well as MW charges. For keeping track of Fire Totem I use spell flash so the button starts blinking when its not up. Same thing for long cooldowns, my ascendance, wolves and FE totems blink when they are ready to use.

    So my set up is Totem Timers (which doubles as a totem organiser) and spell flash (shaman package I think) for long CD tracking. Its a nice setup if you like your UI as close to the original look as possible.

    Power Auras has some awesome looking setups and endus package is pretty cool but it just isn´t my style.

    There are lots of options and I went thru many of them when S&A went away. I suggest you try some out before picking one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mewt-Frostmane View Post
    Shock and Awe IS being updated btw. However I moved from SAA to Enhaprio.

    http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/enhaprio

    I pref Enhaprio as it shows up to 4 upcoming CDs not just the next one.
    It is? whoever´s doing that should make a post on this forum or something. I recall pretty well that the guy that was keeping it up last (idk if he was the original author) pretty much left the game so I doubt its him. Would like to hear more about that.

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    I didn't realize ShockAndAwe was still being maintained. Thanks for all the other recommendations!

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    Quote Originally Posted by caballitomalo View Post
    It is? whoever´s doing that should make a post on this forum or something. I recall pretty well that the guy that was keeping it up last (idk if he was the original author) pretty much left the game so I doubt its him. Would like to hear more about that.
    http://www.mmo-champion.com/threads/...1#post18332573

    there you go bro

    http://wow.curseforge.com/addons/shockandawe/

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    i have found curse.com/addons/wow/enhancement-technique to be the most accurate helper in maintaining your rotation. Like any addon it isnt perfect and cant play the game for you, but in single target situations its pretty spot on.

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    Enhance is simple enough not use any addons (except mandatory DBM).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sorbus View Post
    Enhance is simple enough not use any addons (except mandatory DBM).
    I agree. I tried using S&A a few times, but since I already had my priority queue down intuitively, it created a dps loss, for me to try to follow the prompts that were given. Granted, I thought it was amazing that Levva took the time to develop S&A; it was/(is?) a very high-quality addon.

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