Deus Vox Encounters

Pane and Options

Deus Vox Encounters (DXE) is a boss mod inspired by RDX. It is designed to be functional, efficient, and customizable, so you can change what you want and how you see this addon.


  • Automated: Activation, starting, and stopping of encounters is automatic
  • Flexible alert system:
    • Customizable timer bars
      • Color
      • Texture
      • Font
      • Width
      • Spell icons
      • And more...!
    • Customizable full screen flashes
      • Duration
      • Transparency
      • Oscillations
      • Color
    • Customizable sounds: Packaged with 18 distinct ones
    • All alerts can be adjusted for all encounters
    • Audio countdowns can be activated for certain encounter alerts
  • Raid Icons: Marking on important events with an icon of your choosing
  • 3D Arrow: Directional arrows tells you where to go on important events
    • Two types:
      • Away: Directs you to run from a player or a location
      • Toward: Directs you to run to a player or a location
    • Ability to play a sound when shown
    • Displays your distance, to a player or location, in game yards
  • Encounter Pane
    • Boss health tracking gives you more awareness of fights
    • Engage timer tells you how long you've been fighting
    • Shortcut buttons provides easier access to common commands
    • Conditions to show the pane only when you want to
  • Version Check: View addon and encounter versions of raid members
  • Distribution System: Allows you to send encounters to the raid or individual players
  • Profile System: Switch settings between your characters
  • Modular Design: Encounters are loaded in appropriate zones
  • SharedMedia support

Getting Started

When you first login with this AddOn you will see a black transparent rectangle with a blue bar labeled 'Default', called the encounter pane, in the center of your screen. Shift+Click on it to move it. From left to right you will see:

  1. Stop Icon: Halts the current encounter (you should rarely have to do this)
  2. Menu Icon: Opens the configuration dialog
  3. Folder Icon: Opens a drop down menu to activate encounters
  4. Lock Icon: Toggles frame anchors
  5. Windows Icon: Opens a drop down menu to show interface windows

Also, if you ever hide the pane and can't get it to show, type /dxe for commands. There is also a minimap icon, which can open the configuration dialog.

Warlords of Draenor Update

  • Encounters: Highmaul and BlackRock Foundry have been implemented.
  • Party Module: Party support has been added.
  • World Boss Module: World Bosses support has been added.
  • Features: More new Alert Options and Spell descriptions on Options.

Implemented Encounters

  • Highmaul: All bosses
  • BlackRock Foundry: All bosses
  • Warlords of Draenor Party: All bosses
  • World Boss: All bosses


Please visit the localization page to translate in-game phrases. It is open to anyone with an account. The most important phrases are the chat triggers for bosses, because they start encounters. However, not all encounters are started by chat triggers. The rest of the phrases are for display purposes. The following languages need a maintainer:

  • Korean (koKR)
  • Russian (ruRU)
  • Simplified Chinese (zhCN)
  • Spanish (esES)
  • Traditional Chinese (zhTW)
  • Brazilian Portuguese (ptBR)
  • Latin American Spanish (esMX)


  • Code/Inspiration - RDX, BigWigs, DBM
  • Coding and Testing - Mäev
  • Pane Buttons - Kassay
  • Translations - Pettigrow (frFR), Junkie/Fearendon (deDE), horws (ruRU), and everyone else

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  • Avatar of CommanderSirow CommanderSirow Jul 04, 2011 at 14:48 UTC - 0 likes

    I think the Pane -> Show pane... -> Only if engaged option is broken. I still see the pane window even if I'm not in combat.

  • Avatar of cmjdk cmjdk Jul 03, 2011 at 10:46 UTC - 0 likes

    Just want to say awesome job on this boss mod. It's very nice to see that you decided to make updates for the public again. I really missed it. :)

    And so far, you are owning the crap out of the other boss mods out there in firelands.

  • Avatar of autobot200 autobot200 Jun 30, 2011 at 17:18 UTC - 0 likes

    @Harleschorsch: Go

    Seems to be working great once again, thanks!!

  • Avatar of Harleschorsch Harleschorsch Jun 30, 2011 at 16:05 UTC - 0 likes

    @autobot200: Go

    Try the new alpha that's coming in a few minutes. I fixed an error that prevented the Firelands module from loading. Sorry.

  • Avatar of autobot200 autobot200 Jun 30, 2011 at 15:22 UTC - 0 likes

    Nice to see this addon getting updated once again, but for some reason i cant seem to get the firelands encounters to load, even when i go to test the bars, when i select firelands and hit load it just disappears. Not sure if i did something when installing it cause i was in a rush to raid and installed it fast (with wow not loaded). Anyone else getting this?

  • Avatar of temp123456 temp123456 Jun 20, 2011 at 17:25 UTC - 0 likes

    Thank you :)

    I'll be writing proper tickets for fireland progress, until then i'm just forumtrolling around

  • Avatar of Harleschorsch Harleschorsch Jun 19, 2011 at 19:53 UTC - 0 likes

    @temp123456: Go Yeah, I just found the typo. Sorry, again. *sigh* It works now, I tested it myself with a similar debuff.

    That's what you (meaning: I) get, when you take over such a project in the middle of heroic progress...

  • Avatar of temp123456 temp123456 Jun 19, 2011 at 18:54 UTC - 0 likes

    Did manage to get the first 2 meteorite in a row on me, but sadly still without any visual or audio warning.

  • Avatar of temp123456 temp123456 Jun 16, 2011 at 17:00 UTC - 0 likes

    well, thank you, i'll try it when the guild gets there again. I'll file tickets if i find something. Generally, nothing else was wrong, i just missed some extra "debuff on self" warnings to differentiate boss skill casting on someone in raid or myself (compensating with poweraura warnings, so it is a simple aura code too)

    PS.: But don't forget completely how to do those non-aura detections yet. This addon did a very good job at LK Defile and there may be occasions where we would need these kind of accuracy again.

    Thank you. and : Good job, man ;)

  • Avatar of Harleschorsch Harleschorsch Jun 14, 2011 at 16:25 UTC - 0 likes

    @temp123456: Go

    I fixed the meteorite detection for Valiona in the newest alpha. It should work like PowerAuras now, rather than guessing if you are a potential target. Perhaps you can give DXE another chance? :) And by all means, please file tickets for any missing alerts or improvements you think should be included. I'm pretty much done with the current tier, so I don't get to test the encounter files for longer than 1 try. Any help is appreciated and bugs will be fixed!


Date created
Mar 26, 2009
Last update
Mar 17, 2015
Development stage
  • deDE
  • enUS
  • frFR
  • koKR
  • ruRU
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