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 encounter 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 kollektiv kollektiv Mar 12, 2010 at 03:55 UTC - 0 likes

    @Orctayvius: You could send it to me. Could you send me a PM with everything you've changed?

    @Azethoth: Defile on self is when you're standing in it. Defile Casting tells you when it's going to land on you.

    @Halucinate: See about additional proximity features. Feel free to post.

    @ramalina: It should be fixed in the latest package

    @Zyo: It's on the todo list.

    @wimpyone: Referring to latest I'm pretty sure there is an addon that puts a giant AGGRO on the middle of your screen. I was going to put a numeric value on the power bar but I couldn't fit it in without making it look ugly. I'll probably add it in at some point.

    Referring to 2nd post It's not possible to configure the time at which it animates. You'll have to modify the 'flashtime' number in the encounter file.

    Referring to 3rd post 1) Target change is the Invocation timer. I think that's what you want 2) Yeah I've been lazy about adding it in. The Icy Grip and Frost breach always come a few seconds before the Unchained Magic cooldown is done, so I've been going off that. 3) Saurfang, and Gunship Battle have been added in the latest alpha

  • Avatar of Orctayvius Orctayvius Mar 11, 2010 at 22:22 UTC - 0 likes

    I am currently Modifying the Alerts and Sounds on the DXE addon to make it more noticeble and to make it easier to adapt your self to each situation, I will have preset flashes for every obstacale, and Completley new Sounds for voidzone/ Adds/ Positioning and what not, I am in desperate need of players to test this though, If you don't mind helping me I will send you a copy of the DXE file its self and the profile you just load it up and your good to go

    look me up

    Orctayvius- 80 Orc Warlock <Lok Kosh> OR email me at [email protected]

  • Avatar of zandire zandire Mar 11, 2010 at 20:28 UTC - 0 likes

    Also, would it be possible to add a countdown from 10 seconds to zero, adding a /say <insert text, 10 seconds left!> and continuing every second, every time a player has the plague rolling?

    Last edited Mar 11, 2010 by zandire
  • Avatar of Azethoth Azethoth Mar 11, 2010 at 06:49 UTC - 0 likes

    I am completely baffled by the defile warnings for lich king. Which is the important one? Defile Casting or Defile on Self? It ought to be Defile Casting warning me that its going to land on me but then whats Defile on Self for? Standing in someone elses defile? Or letting me know that I just got defile and its already too late to run?

  • Avatar of Creylius Creylius Mar 11, 2010 at 05:14 UTC - 0 likes

    Echoing what Ramalina said a couple posts down. Seems the Dominate Mind timer for DW Hardmode is off by a good 3-5 seconds. Not really sure how to exactly pinpoint the time differences between the game and boss mod. >.<

  • Avatar of Halucinate Halucinate Mar 10, 2010 at 23:57 UTC - 0 likes

    Wondered if it'd be possible to get the proximity window resizable in a rectangular manner rather than just a square? i got everything else rectangluar or elongated horizontally on my ui and it'd just be nice to be able to make it fit too... I figured this would be a very minor change and tried to fiddle with the code but my fumbling attempts just managed to break the resizing altogether! If it's a huge hassle just ignore me, but if it's easy enough to change/tell me what to do, I'd be massively happy and grateful... my guild is swapping over this week and I'm enjoying DXE very much :)

  • Avatar of Modin84 Modin84 Mar 10, 2010 at 08:58 UTC - 0 likes

    Must ask about 2 Fights with this addon! Putricide Malleable Goos! Is it possible to have a say message like Bigwigs has? The same at Lich king with Defile!

    As soon You get Defile You Should say something like "Defile On Me" Same with "Malleable Goo On Me"

    If the addon allready have it how do i turn on the function! Plz explain ;)

  • Avatar of ramalina ramalina Mar 04, 2010 at 21:39 UTC - 0 likes

    It seemed that the timers for Deathwhisper in 25man heroic mode for Dominate Mind are off.

  • Avatar of wimpyone wimpyone Mar 02, 2010 at 04:57 UTC - 0 likes

    A couple more ideas:

    An aggro bar warning. This would be very useful for quite a few encounters. For instance, handy to know if you get aggro one of the oozes in the Rotface encounter.

    Would be useful to see a numeric value for the boss' percentage mana/energy (in the same way one is shown for their health) in quite a few encounters (e.g. Deathwhisper, Saurfang)

  • Avatar of Zyo Zyo Feb 28, 2010 at 19:00 UTC - 0 likes

    Hello, is it possible to add the names of players with gas spores to raidwarnings for the ICC festergut encouter?



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