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Patch 6.0.2 Survival Guide

Patch 6.0.2 is upon us, and with it comes a host of changes to the game and our class. This post is your quick and easy guide to making the transition from raiding in 5.4.8 to raiding in the brave … Continue reading

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5.4.2 WeakAuras Strings

It’s been a little while since 5.4 was released, and I’ve still been tweaking my WeakAuras here and there as I go. I’ve finally made enough tweaks that I thought it was worth sharing with the class. Again, the updated … Continue reading

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5.4 WeakAuras Strings

Patch 5.4 is here, and that means it’s time for a WeakAuras update.  The first and perhaps most important piece of news is that WeakAuras has moved.  The original author quit updating it two years ago, and Stanzilla has been … Continue reading

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Tankadin Patch 5.4 Survival Guide

Protection paladins are receiving a number of peripheral changes in 5.4, but nothing that changes our core mechanics.  We’re still going to be stacking haste thanks to Sanctity of Battle – in fact it’s even on two of our tier … Continue reading

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Patch 5.3 WeakAuras Configuration

Since 5.2, I’ve made a few modifications to my WeakAuras configuration.  Nothing major, but definitely some quality-of-life improvements. One option that WeakAuras lacks is the ability to set a trigger based on Spell ID and time remaining.  You can do … Continue reading

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Patch 5.2 WeakAuras Configurations

It’s been a few months since I last posted about my WeakAuras strings for tanking.  Nothing seems to have broken in 5.2, so if you’re still using the old ones from 5.1 they should continue to function just fine.  However, … Continue reading

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Tankadin WeakAuras Strings: 5.1 update

Many of you noticed that a few of the elements of my WeakAuras setup broke with 5.1.  Blizzard made a change to the return values of UnitBuff, which was throwing off the Vengeance display.  And the Sacred Shield and Bastion … Continue reading

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UI Construction and Key Bindings

In the comments on my most recent WeakAuras post, several people said that they’d be interested in hearing about my user interface (UI) and keybinding setups.  I discussed my UI setup briefly about a year ago, but it’s probably worth … Continue reading

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Tankadin WeakAuras Strings: 5.0.5

Edit: Many people were having trouble importing the strings, including myself when I tried. After some digging, I figured out the problem – there seems to be an upper limit on how long an exported string can be. The groups … Continue reading

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WeakAuras for other classes

Several people have commented on how much they liked my WeakAuras setup for protection, and asked if I had any ready-made setups for other classes.  As it turns out, I do.  Over the past week, I’ve been setting my UI … Continue reading

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