Deus Vox Encounters

Wod alert 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.

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  • 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. Lock Icon: Toggles frame anchors
  4. 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 to open the configuration dialog. There is also a minimap icon.

Warlords of Draenor Update

  • Encounters: Highmaul, BlackRock Foundry and Hellfire Citadel 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
  • Hellfire Citadel: 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 Jellybutters Jellybutters Mar 26, 2010 at 04:24 UTC - 0 likes

    I've noticed that the Soul Reaper timers disappear on 10 man Heroic LK. Has anyone else noticed this?

    Edit: Same with 25 man heroic.

    Last edited Mar 26, 2010 by Jellybutters
  • Avatar of Amurai Amurai Mar 25, 2010 at 11:06 UTC - 0 likes

    Could be it's a blizzard bug, but it's still linked to DXE imo. Especially since it only appeared once I installed the addon, and it's not there nor does it appear if I disable the addon.

    Thanks for the commands, I'll make sure to use them whenever it happens again, in addition to a screenshot.

  • Avatar of Niightblade Niightblade Mar 25, 2010 at 04:54 UTC - 0 likes

    There's been a fair bit of discussion on the "invisible frame" problem over at PitBull4. They concluded it was actually a Blizzard bug.

    Edit: /rl will fix it temporarily.

    Last edited Mar 25, 2010 by Niightblade: typo
  • Avatar of kollektiv kollektiv Mar 25, 2010 at 01:41 UTC - 0 likes

    When the bug happens mouseover the frame and type /dump GetMouseFocus():GetName(), /dump GetMouseFocus():GetParent():GetName(), and /dump GetMouseFocus():GetParent():GetParent():GetName(). Let me know if they print out anything.

  • Avatar of Amurai Amurai Mar 25, 2010 at 01:08 UTC - 0 likes

    I'll see what I can do about a screenshot next time it happens. It doesn't seem to have anything to do with an anchor though, as when i press the "toggle anchors" button in the config panel there is no clickable panel there, and due to the sheer width of the area it can't be the promixity tab thats messing up. Especially since I moved that

    It's not necessarily in the same place it happens every time either, which makes it all the stranger. Sometimes it can be just on top of the character area, sometimes a little above that and sometimes a little above that again. Whole thing is mildly confusing, especially when none of my other guildies using DXE has this issue.

  • Avatar of johnaldmcgee johnaldmcgee Mar 24, 2010 at 23:59 UTC - 0 likes

    I've been manually adding the "Run Away Little Girl" sound every time I download a new release for a few months now. The best changes are the ones that save work on my part! Thanks!

  • Avatar of kollektiv kollektiv Mar 24, 2010 at 23:30 UTC - 0 likes

    @Amurai: Someone else has also reported this anomaly to me before, and it disappears somehow. I've been unable to reproduce this even when I wipe all my settings and install it fresh. Does the mouse-blocking occur when you click outside of an anchor? If you could provide a screenshot on exactly where this happens it would be extremely helpful.

    @thekid89: There was a coding error that probably caused your framerate drop. I fixed it in v477.

  • Avatar of Amurai Amurai Mar 24, 2010 at 22:13 UTC - 0 likes

    As a user that turns around using the right mouse button, I'm encountering something relatively annoying that seems to be linked to DXE. There seems to be an invisible bar that prevents me from turning around as it's a clickable "bar" of some kind that covers about 1 cm in height (relative to my 22" screen) and about 80% of the screen in width. It went away when I did a complete reset, but now it's back for some reason. It goes away when I disable DXE in the addons menu, and stays away for a little while then comes back.

    Any idea what this anomaly is ?

  • Avatar of thekid89 thekid89 Mar 24, 2010 at 20:24 UTC - 0 likes

    @kollektiv: I tried your suggestion and increased the delay setting though no result. I reverted back to v471 and the framerate drop doesn't occur with the proximity window open. Thank you for your suggestion and the add-on in general, really enjoy it and find it useful. I'll keep you updated if I can figure out the problem on my own later on in the week.

  • Avatar of kollektiv kollektiv Mar 24, 2010 at 03:24 UTC - 0 likes

    @thekid89: I'm not sure why. You could increase the delay setting. Let me know if that helps.

    Could anyone check what the cast time on Guzzle Potions is on 10 normal, 10 heroic, and 25 normal? It might have been lowered this patch.


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