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
  • 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 panzerbase panzerbase Jan 09, 2010 at 22:33 UTC - 0 likes

    Great addon, thanks for all the work. Had an issue last night in 25 man IC where only two people would get marked on Fester. Maybe it's me and I had the addon setup incorrectly but it became a pain when the third mark would not pop and I had to resort to manual callouts.

  • Avatar of Stoutenn Stoutenn Jan 09, 2010 at 02:07 UTC - 0 likes

    Thanks alot Kolle, works like a charm.

    Keep up the dbm beating work :)

  • Avatar of Alexander234 Alexander234 Jan 08, 2010 at 17:52 UTC - 0 likes

    Fisrt. thx for the great addon ! :)


    Can we get this timers, which you have added somewhere? Personally i dont know lua language. so i cant add them by myslef :(

  • Avatar of Oakayam Oakayam Jan 08, 2010 at 17:31 UTC - 0 likes

    Could you add Mortal Wound cast warning for Stinky and Precious?

  • Avatar of ShadowLycaon ShadowLycaon Jan 08, 2010 at 13:30 UTC - 0 likes

    A few timers that I personally added that you could use if you wish:

    • Cooldown for FIRST unstable experiment(from engage): 25s
    • Cooldown for unstable experiment after Tear Gas aura is removed: 20s
    • Time to first Malleable Goo after Tear Gas: 6s
    • Cooldown of Malleable Goo: 25s
    • Time to first Gas Bomb after Tear Gas: 15s
    • Cooldown of Gas Bomb: 35s
    • Tear Gas Duration(from aura applied): 20s -> Not 100% on this one.

    Hope it helps, have not got a chance to test them fully though, from all video evidence they seem accurate though. These are for 25 man only, I am not sure if the timers are the same for 10 man.

    Last edited Jan 08, 2010 by ShadowLycaon
  • Avatar of kollektiv kollektiv Jan 08, 2010 at 04:16 UTC - 0 likes

    @Veev: Hey, that's one of the anchors for the bars. Click the lock on the pane to toggle it. Glad you like it =)

    @Stoutenn: Refer to the quoted stuff here I'd make the duration something like 1000. To remove it you could make a macro for '/script DXE.Arrows:RemoveAll()'. Note that the arrows will only work in raid instances that I have map dimensions for.

  • Avatar of Veev Veev Jan 08, 2010 at 03:18 UTC - 0 likes

    Sup Kollektiv, just tried this out tonight, beats my scrub homemade addon :P

    One of the frames seems to be blocking mouse interaction on my screen (a horizontal line a few inches above the middle of the screen), where if I right click to pan camera it has no response. Any workaround for this?

  • Avatar of Stoutenn Stoutenn Jan 08, 2010 at 01:46 UTC - 0 likes

    Thanks for an awesome addon.

    I have a question/request. Would it be possible to get directional arrows to a specific person for an entire fight?

    I'm thinking for Rotface, some of our raiders struggle to locate the OT quickly enough whilst he's running round the edge.

    Thanks again!

  • Avatar of kollektiv kollektiv Jan 07, 2010 at 03:14 UTC - 0 likes

    @bunshun: I don't even plan on adding that feature. It's out of scope for this addon

    @mists: It's added in the latest alpha

  • Avatar of kollektiv kollektiv Jan 06, 2010 at 13:13 UTC - 0 likes

    We haven't done putricide yet. You'll have to be patient.


Date created
Mar 26, 2009
Last update
Feb 24, 2015
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