Rarity

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Inspired by Bunny Hunter, Rarity tracks how many chances you've had to obtain various rare items throughout the game, and tells you how lucky (or unlucky) you are. It will tell you how likely you are to obtain the item, track how long you've been farming for it, etc. This is primarily useful for farming companion/battle pets and mounts, but it also supports virtually any item including patterns and designs, archaeology projects, etc.

Rarity tracks an exhaustive list of every mount and companion/battle pet in the entire game (at least those that require significant farming to obtain). Items can be filtered by expansion and type. Rarity factors in the size of a typical group when determining probabilities, and can even tell you if you've killed certain world bosses!

Farming a huge collection of bones for the Bone-White Primal Raptor? Rarity will show you your progress.

Features

  • Provides an LDB feed, tooltips, and progress bar, allowing you to track items of your choice

Tracks every kind of item you can imagine:

  • Supports zone-wide drops (like Hyacinth Macaw)
  • Supports containers (like White Polar Bear)
  • Supports two-level loots (like Disgusting Oozeling)
  • Supports archaeology projects (like Scepter of Azj'Aqir)
  • Supports fishing (like Sea Turtle)
  • Supports item usage (like Mojo)
  • Supports items dropped from bosses that require a group to defeat
  • Supports items obtained from holiday boss bags (like Big Love Rocket)
  • Supports items looted from world containers (like Bonkers)
  • Supports collections of things (like Reins of the Bone-White Primal Raptor)
  • Supports some special cases (like Elementium Geode, Mysterious Camel Figurine)
  • Supports things other than pets and mounts (like Skyshard, Primal Egg, recipes, legendary components)
  • Supports bonus coin rolls (like Mogu Rune of Fate)

Other features:

  • Fully user configurable—you can add your own items to track
  • Adds to game tooltips, showing you when something you're looking at is the source of something that Rarity tracks
  • Lets you modify your kill count without having to edit saved variables
  • Shows an "achievement" alert when you obtain the item
  • Uses boss kill statistics whenever possible to keep track of attempts
  • Can report your progress to various channels or in whispers
  • Tracks how long you've been farming this session, day, week, and month
  • Supports tracking two items at the same time
  • Tells you if you've defeated world bosses this week
  • Automatically imports data from Bunny Hunter

You should also install

  • Rarity works best with an LDB display like Fortress, Button Bin, or Titan Panel. If you don't have a display, turn on Rarity's minimap icon. There are lots of displays available—if you don't like one, try another!
  • AddonLoader is highly recommended. This will let you keep the configuration UI unloaded until you need it.
  • Collectinator is a good companion add-on to Rarity. It will show you where to obtain everything that Rarity tracks.
  • Archy is recommended to replace the default Archaeology UI, which Rarity has been known to cause problems with.

Comments, bug reports, discussion

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  • Avatar of Allara Allara Aug 25, 2011 at 02:40 UTC - 0 likes

    @Argg0: Go

    Yes, deleting it will count as an attempt, and I can't do anything about that.

    As to the zoning comment, I've fixed that in r46.

    Last edited Aug 29, 2011 by Allara
  • Avatar of Argg0 Argg0 Aug 25, 2011 at 02:38 UTC - 0 likes

    If you have an [Amani Hex Stick] on your bag, it will count as one Mojo atempt everytime you zone in someplace (like Firelands). Deleting it will also increase the count.

    Related ticket: #16
  • Avatar of hjp426 hjp426 Aug 24, 2011 at 11:54 UTC - 0 likes

    @Allara: Go

    Okay, thanks for the quick response :)

  • Avatar of Allara Allara Aug 22, 2011 at 15:50 UTC - 0 likes

    @hjp426: Go

    There are no items to my knowledge that drop throughout the entire game. "World Drops" drop in any zone in an expansion (or in instances sometimes). You will need to enter in every zone in which the item drops.

    I do not have plans to add any additional items to Rarity at this time. If you have a specific suggestion, feel free to mention one. The tooltip is already quite long, and tradeskill recipes are not universally farmed for (I could care less, for instance), so I don't think it's a good fit for the defaults.

    Last edited Aug 22, 2011 by Allara
  • Avatar of hjp426 hjp426 Aug 22, 2011 at 10:36 UTC - 0 likes

    First off, great addon! I know it's in the works yet, but I'd love to see rare/world drop recipes and patterns listed already, instead of having to add them one by one. Also, with the world drop recipes, is there a setting to put? I've been using drops from NPC(s), or from any mob in a zone, but then it asks for zone names.... but if it's a world drop, then...? See my confusion? Thanks for the help :)

  • Avatar of Allara Allara Aug 20, 2011 at 04:59 UTC - 0 likes

    FYI the Mysterious Camel Figurine detection doesn't work, I've tested it now. I'll have to come up with a different way to do it.

  • Avatar of tednik tednik Aug 18, 2011 at 00:48 UTC - 0 likes

    @Allara: Go

    Thank you very much for going to add this

  • Avatar of Allara Allara Aug 17, 2011 at 19:35 UTC - 0 likes

    @tednik: Go

    Not at this time. Thanks for the suggestion. I'll work on adding it, but it will take some time and effort on my part since mining isn't part of the core detection features. (And I don't even have a miner hehe.)

    Your ticket is here

    Last edited Aug 17, 2011 by Allara
  • Avatar of tednik tednik Aug 17, 2011 at 19:31 UTC - 0 likes

    i have installed the addon but really haven't tested it much but does this addon track the Elementium Geode from mining

    Related ticket: #5
    Last edited Aug 17, 2011 by tednik
  • Avatar of Allara Allara Aug 17, 2011 at 18:15 UTC - 0 likes

    Can I have you do me a favor? Do this:

    • Install the add-on called Spew
    • Log in, and type /rarity debug
    • Reload your UI
    • Type /spew Rarity.zones
    • Go to your ticket and attach a screenshot of what you see
    • Also on that ticket, post a comment telling me what the correct German name for the two STV zones is supposed to be

    Thanks!

Facts

Date created
Aug 05, 2011
Categories
Last update
Aug 24, 2014
Development stage
Release
Language
  • enUS
License
All Rights Reserved
Curse link
Rarity
Downloads
1,075,136
Recent files
  • A: r267 for 6.0.1 Aug 24, 2014
  • A: r266 for 6.0.1 Aug 20, 2014
  • A: r265 for 6.0.1 Aug 20, 2014
  • A: r264 for 6.0.1 Aug 18, 2014
  • B: r262-beta for 6.0.1 Aug 18, 2014

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