RaidWatch 2

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Raid Watch 2

Raid Watch is an addon for tracking events during boss fights in both raid and 5-men dungeons. It will keep track of important boss cooldowns, warn for events that requires the users attention and inform about some things that happen around him. It will do this in the form of timer bars, sounds, big warning text accompanied with a screen flash for the most important stuff and small text messages for less important things, direction arrow and more.
Raid Watch also have some functionality that is useful outside of boss fights, such as in game eqDKP display.

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For comments, suggestions, bug reports and general chat please post in the Raid Watch forums


From version 1.46 there is now a new module that handles the new alternate power bar that blizzard added. This bar is used in a few encounters and quests so far, for example Cho'gall for the corruption and Atramedes for the sound bar. This new plugin let you position it, or hide it completely and instead show a normal bar using the multi-purpose bar plugin that is used for health bars and other small things atm. The options for this plugin can be found under Plugins -> Alternate Power Bar.

How To


  • Timer bars Gives an easy overview of given events during an encounter
    • All timers will move between 2 or 3 anchors depending on their the length of the duration they have left. These anchors can be moved freely and placed individually. You can also configure at what duration they should move to each anchor.
  • Personal warnings Easy to react to message that is only shown to yourself when it concerns you
  • Messages Messages show about events happening to the raid or the boss in question.
  • Health frames Shows the current health of the boss, and also npcs when usefull. Can also be used to show other things besides health. One example i the Blood Power stacks in the Deathbringer Saurfang encounter.
  • Raid marking Automatic raid marks for important events that happen to players or NPCs.
  • Directions For some events you will get arrows pointing towards the point of interest.
  • Customization
    • Each event that is tracked in an encounter have detailed settings where you can turn of messages, timers and icons individually depending on your current role.
    • Colors and sounds can be individually set for each type of warning for each event.
    • Fonts, textures and colors can also be set on a global space to be able to make fast changes and have a uniform look of all objects.
  • Statistics You can see how many times you have done each encounter, how many times you defeated it, how many wipes. You can also see your fastest kill so far. All this is recorded separately for 10- and 25-men raid and also for normal and heroic.
  • Load on Demand All boss mods are in their own modules and are not loaded into memory until they are needed, and this will be done automatically. But can also be loaded manually if needed for configuration before raids.

Including mods for

  • The Ruby Sanctum
  • Icecrown Citadell
  • Crusaders Coliseum
  • Ulduar
  • Vault of Archavon
  • 5-men
    • Forge of Souls
    • Pit of Saron
    • Trial of the Champion


Raid Watch 2 is fully or partially translated to most languages, but could use some more people to help with the translation as they are important to make the mods to work for all languages. At any point where boss emotes or yells are used as triggers it will or may not work on other clients. But things that only rely on combat log events will still work.

If you want to contribute to the localization simply go to the Localization page or click the localization tab up top and then on your language and start translating. It is open for anyone as long as you have an account here.


  • Ideas and Inspiration: DBM, BigWigs
  • Ulduar Mod: Mcslein
  • Bad Omen For testing and feedback.

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  • Avatar of serox18 serox18 Oct 29, 2014 at 20:28 UTC - 0 likes

    The addon is updated to 6.0.2 but it have many errors when in a group and not in an instnz.

    when it updatet to 6.0.2 it must be include MoP Raids but it do nothing in MoP no cooldowns or warnings in bossfigths

  • Avatar of Wilcoh Wilcoh Oct 21, 2014 at 11:13 UTC - 0 likes

    omg i love you for updating this

  • Avatar of apurelinquished apurelinquished Nov 18, 2011 at 22:00 UTC - 0 likes

    It doesn't come with SFK, Deadmines, ZA or ZG - and about half the 5 mans it does come with don't actually do anything on the bosses! D:

    Can someone point me to where I can get an addon pack for 5-mans? If not I'm gonna be forced to go back to DBM. :(

    Thanks! <3

  • Avatar of kaltoran kaltoran Nov 08, 2011 at 04:28 UTC - 0 likes

    Hi all, great to see this mod has been revived :D was wondering tho if there are any plans for a pvp module to be incorporated into this addon? At the moment im running Deadly PVP mod, in conjunction with DBM, but would prefer if it were possible to just stick with RW2 :) Far too good a mod, love it to bits, with or with out the PVP aspect <3

  • Avatar of eMused eMused Aug 09, 2011 at 22:25 UTC - 0 likes

    Yeah, it really saddens me that the ball was dropped on this.

  • Avatar of Milanh Milanh Aug 09, 2011 at 17:54 UTC - 0 likes

    RIP Raidwatch 2. It is dead. - No updates, no feedback, no comments. I expected it to happen, seeing that nobody was answering tickets for over 3 months. I finally uninstalled it. Hopefully one day someone picks it back up.

  • Avatar of eMused eMused Aug 04, 2011 at 22:30 UTC - 0 likes

    Hi, I really miss this addon. Nothing else compares. PLEASE PLEASE update it!

  • Avatar of naismaris naismaris Jul 25, 2011 at 15:24 UTC - 0 likes

    is there any data we can post/email you to help get this addon updated? combat logs etc. This is hands down one of my fav boss mods and would love to see it updated.

  • Avatar of tomkall tomkall Jul 23, 2011 at 11:49 UTC - 0 likes

    Hi Please update this awesome addon. Maybe not many people use this bossmod but they really dont know how good it is compare to popular DBM, BigWigs and DXE! Especially in customization!

  • Avatar of JesusC JesusC Jul 19, 2011 at 07:17 UTC - 0 likes

    I'd really love to see an update here. By far my favourite bossmod. Keep up the good work. :)


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