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Version: 5.4.8.3
by: Torhal [More]
_NPCScan tracks seldom-seen rare mobs by proximity alone, making the old “/targetexact …” macros obsolete. It has the same range as those targeting macros, but you won't have to mash any buttons. Just go about your business and let _NPCScan alert you when it finds something.

Details

The Cache

This addon doesn't use nameplates or mouseover units to find rares. Instead, it checks your creature cache for the moment a rare mob is found. There is one catch to this technique however: Once a mob is “found”, _NPCScan won't be able to find it again until your cache is cleared. If you find a rare mob's corpse—Dirkee for example—you would have to clear your cache before _NPCScan would find Dirkee again. Thankfully, clearing your cache is a safe and simple matter.

Clearing Your Cache

To clear your cache, follow these straightforward steps:
  1. Exit World of Warcraft.
  2. Delete the “Cache” sub-directory inside your World of Warcraft folder. For example on a standard Windows XP installation, you would delete the folder “C:\Program Files\World of Warcraft\Cache”.
    • Advanced users can delete “C:\Program Files\World of Warcraft\Cache\WDB\enUS\creaturecache.wdb” specifically to improve log-in times, where enUS is your language code.

      Note: Windows Vista and Windows 7 users see this info if your cache isn't in the location above.
That's it. Log in after you've done that and you'd be able to find Dirkee a second time. It's completely safe because WoW will recreate your Cache folder after you log in again.

Cache Warning

If a rare mob is already cached when you log in, _NPCScan will print a warning message with the names of those mobs. If you see this message but still want to find the listed NPCs again, it's time to clear your cache by following the above procedure. Otherwise, you can quit searching for those mobs using the Search options window detailed below. You can suppress this log-in message using the main options pane, as well.


“Found” Alert

When a rare mob is found, _NPCScan alerts you by playing a loud and distinctive sound, making your screen pulse red, and displaying an animated targeting button. To get a feel for what this alert looks and sounds like, try the “Test Found Alert” button in the addon's main Interface Options panel. (See the Options section below.)

Targeting Button

When clicked, the targeting button tries to target the most-recently-found mob. You can also bind a key to hit this button. If the default button position isn't to your liking, you can move it while holding your <CTRL> key.

Note: The button cannot be shown during combat. In the unlikely case that you do find a rare while fighting, the button will appear after you leave combat. You will still hear the alert however, and the name of the mob will appear in your chat log.


Options

_NPCScan's main options window can be accessed from the Interface Options menu. This panel includes a “Test Found Alert” button, various ways to customize the alert sound, and an option to suppress cache warning messages on log-in.

New sounds can be added to the alert sound dropdown menu by installing SharedMedia-type addons.

Search List

The list of mobs that _NPCScan searches for can be modified easily through the Interface Options panel, however it comes pre-configured with most rare Outlands and Northrend mobs. To access the mob list, type “/npcscan”.

Grayed out NPCs in a list aren't being searched for, either because they're cached or not needed for their achievement.
  • The first tab available lists Custom NPCs that you can enter or remove manually. NPCs that are already cached show a red “X” in the first column. You can add or remove Custom NPCs with the [+] and [-] buttons at the bottom right.
  • All other tabs control achievements like Bloody Rare and Frostbitten. These tabs show an additional column on the right with green check marks for completed achievement mobs. You may enable or disable tracking each achievement with its tab's checkbox.
The “Search for completed Achievement NPCs” checkbox at the top left of the pane allows you to keep looking for mobs you no longer need for achievements.


Finding NPC IDs

A mob's NPC ID is its unique identification number, and it can be found on sites like WowHead or WowDB. For example, search for the mob “Dirkee” on WowHead and go to the mob's page. That page's URL will look like “http://www.wowhead.com/?npc=32500”; 32500 is Dirkee's NPC ID.

Limitations

The only problem mobs for _NPCScan are tamable beasts. Even when you run across the tamed version, _NPCScan gets tricked into thinking that mob is nearby. In order to prevent those false positives, _NPCScan only shows alerts for tamable mobs in their original zones. That is, if you spot Loque'nahak in Dalaran instead of Sholazar Basin where it usually patrols, _NPCScan would ignore it. When one of these tamable mob false-alarms happens, you'll see a message in your chat window explaining why it got ignored.

Since this makes tamable mobs are so difficult to track, I suggest you fly to the tamable mob's zone first, clear your cache, and then search for it. Any time you pass through a populated area like Dalaran, you risk filling your cache with popular rare pets.
  • 5.0.0.5:
    • Added custom search/achievement names to the alert pop-up button.
    • Added “Galleon” to the default search list.
  • 5.0.0.4: Updated deDE, frFR, itIT, koKR, ruRU, and zhCN localizations.
  • 5.0.0.3: Fixed an error when logging onto new characters immediately after updating to 5.0.0.2.
  • 5.0.0.2:
    • Enabled achievement settings now apply to all characters, since they're now account-wide.
    • Fixed an error when pressing the alert target button while in a raid.
    • Doesn't interfere with hunters' Call Pet spell anymore.
  • 5.0.0.1:
    • Added the “Glorious!” MoP rare achievement.
    • Added itIT localization and updated frFR and zhCN localizations.
  • 4.3.0.2: Fixed a broken zhCN translations file, and updated ptBR localization.
  • 4.3.0.1: Updated frFR, koKR, ruRU, zhCN, and zhTW localizations, and added ptBR translation by Omukeka.
  • 4.2.0.2: Added new tamable rares from 4.2 as defaults for hunters.
  • 4.2.0.1: Updated koKR, ruRU, zhCN, and zhTW localizations.
  • 4.1.0.2:
    • Faction-specific rares Captain Foulwind and Florence are now only defaults for the faction that can kill them.
    • Tamable mobs with unknown spawning zones shouldn't always show alerts anymore.
  • 4.1.0.1:
    • Alert sound volume is now controlled by the “Master Volume” slider in WoW's Sound Options window instead of the game sound effects volume slider.
    • Updated frFR, ruRU, zhCN, and zhTW localizations.
    • Updated the database of tamable rares.
  • 4.0.3.6: Updated and fixed non-English localizations so they will print chat messages properly.
  • 4.0.3.5:
    • Added an option to print timestamps with all messages. See the main _NPCScan options pane.
    • Updated 3D portraits to fit the alert popup better.
    • Updated frFR, koKR, and zhTW localizations.
  • 4.0.3.4:
    • Fixed an error for characters that hadn't used an updated version of _NPCScan since before 4.0.0.1. If you still experience an error on login, please reset that character's settings.
    • Updated mob name translations.
  • 4.0.3.3:
    • Jadefang is now also a default custom NPC.
    • Tamable rares in Uldum and Twilight Highlands should now be detected properly.
  • 4.0.3.2: Added Madexx' colors to each of his default entries. Won't apply if you logged in using 4.0.3.1.
  • 4.0.3.1:
    • Added Cataclysm rares to defaults. If you hadn't added them already, they will automatically appear in your custom NPCs list.
    • Updated the database of tamable rares.
    • Updated esES localization.
    • Added a way for stable mods like HunterStableInfo to coexist with _NPCScan. Authors, see source docs.
  • 4.0.0.6:
    • Updated frFR and deDE localizations, and added esES/esMX localization by galen2.
    • Updated the list of tamable rares.
    • Fixed uncommon error when attempting to scroll one of the rare mob tables.
  • 4.0.0.5: The “Unmute for alert sound” option now also re-enables WoW's sound effects toggle.
  • 4.0.0.4: Tweaked the default UI so that only the hunter's summoned pet will get cached on login.
  • 4.0.0.3: Hunters won't see bogus found alerts on login if they have tamed or stabled rare pets.
  • 4.0.0.2:
    • Updated dropdown menus for compatibility with patch 4.0.1.
    • Added deDE localization by Freydis88.
  • 4.0.0.1: Updated for Cataclysm Beta.
  • 3.3.5.5: Non-tamable mobs now show found alerts again.
  • 3.3.5.4:
    • Now summarizes pets cached while resting when leaving cities/inns instead of printing a line for each one.
    • Cached NPCs listed when changing worlds will only be printed once per session, instead of every time you zone in and out.
    • Fixed screen edge flash when mobs are found.
    • Added ruRU localization from CurseForge.
  • 3.3.5.3:
    • LibRareSpawns' mob screenshots should once again appear when mousing over rows in the achievement tables.
    • Added frFR and koKR localizations.
  • 3.3.5.2: Fixed an error that occurred when “Search for completed achievement NPCs” was disabled and any achievement criteria updated.
  • 3.3.5.1:
    • Scans can now be limited to worlds (continents or instances). You can customize this for custom NPCs with an edit box next to the NPC's ID; Simply type the name of the world exactly, or select a continent name from the dropdown. If left blank, the scan will stay active no matter where you are.
    • Tables of rares in the Search configuration pane are now sortable by clicking their column headers.
    • Default options now only add tamable custom mobs like Arcturis and Skoll for hunters. Hold shift while reverting to defaults to override this.
    • Added Bro'Gaz the Clanless as a default for Outlands.
    • Added zhTW localization by s8095324.
    • The found alert button now scales with your global UI Scale setting.
    • Removed control over RareSpawnOverlay.
    • Custom NPCs are now identified by NPC ID instead of their names. Typed names are now case-sensitive.
    • Alerts for humanoid rares that used to look solid white now appear properly clothed once the mob is targeted.
  • 3.3.0.4:
    • The targeting button now marks the rare with a green triangle when clicked.
    • Fixed an issue with horizontal scrolling in the rare mob list.
  • 3.3.0.3: Compatible with _NPCScan.Overlay 3.3.0.6.
  • 3.3.0.2: Fixed a bug in version detection. Arcturis should be added to player scan lists now.
  • 3.3.0.1:
    • Added 3.3's new spirit beast Arcturis to default scan and tamable lists.
    • Added an “/npcscan cache” command to print a message like the log-in cache warning.
    • Removed the rare raptors from default settings, since they no longer drop pets.
    • Removed the mostly obsolete “Search for Tamable NPCs” option.
    • Now uses ZoneIDs instead of map file names to locate tamable mobs. Consequently, The Razza now gets detected accurately in Dire Maul.
  • 3.2.0.8:
    • Rewrote the screen border flash so that it should never conflict with other mods that use it.
    • Achievement tabs now have more prominent checkboxes so disabled tabs will be harder to miss.
  • 3.2.0.7:
    • Tamable mobs now correctly show found alerts when spotted immediately upon login.
    • False found alert messages for tamable mobs now indicate why they are false alarms.
  • 3.2.0.6:
    • Rare tamable mobs now only show alerts when found in their original zone.
    • Added a new “NpcOverlay_Found message” to be used by _NPCScan.Overlay.
  • 3.2.0.5: Classified Terror Spinner as a tamable mob.
  • 3.2.0.4: Classified Skoll as a tamable mob.
  • 3.2.0.3:
    • Added new 3.2 rare spirit beast Skoll.
    • Now uses AceEvent-3.0 to communicate with map overlay-type addons.
  • 3.2.0.2: Now loads properly when _NPCScan.Overlay isn't present.
  • 3.2.0.1:
    • Now manages which overlays are shown by the RareSpawnOverlay and _NPCScan.Overlay addons.
    • Added four rare raptor mobs that drop non-combat pets in 3.2: Dart, Takk the Leaper, Ravasaur Matriarch, and Razormaw Matriarch.
    • No longer shows an alert button for tamable NPCs while resting (in an inn or city), although you will still need to clear the cache.
    • Added all localized mob names for zhTW, and as many as I could find for zhCN and koKR.
    • Added an “Unmute for alert sound” setting to play the alert sound even if WoW is muted.
    • Added an “Alert sound file” dropdown to choose which sound to play for alerts. Additional sounds can be added using SharedMedia-type addons.
    • The alert border flash now only shows when you enable “Screen Edge Flash” in the Default UI's Display Interface Options panel.
    • Now continues searching for rares in 5-man dungeons. Raid dungeons, battlegrounds, and arenas will still disable scanning, however.
  • 3.1.0.1:
    • Achievements to kill rares now have their own lists in the options window.
    • Added slash commands to add and remove NPCs from the custom tracking list: “/npcscan add <NpcID> <Name>” and “/npcscan remove <Name>
    • You can now add tamable mobs to your search list and toggle them all using a “Search for tamable NPCs” setting.
    • Found alerts for tamable mobs will note that they are tamable and may be false alarms.
    • Added an option to suppress the “already cached” log-in alert.
    • Added Gondria to the default rare list, and updated some rares that are now tamable in 3.1.
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Exclamation NPCScan and graphical issues

In the 4.0.0.2 release I was having graphical studdering in Dal. My framerate and latency were ok, but every step I took the textures that were passing by me lurched by in a jerking motion. I noticed If I hovered over the quest log the tool tip was flashing very rapidly, like around 30Hz. When I disabled _NPCScan it cleared up immediately. I see that you have released two versions since then but I did not see any related changes in the log, and I am assuming the issue is still there until I get a chance to update and load into WoW.
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Re: NPCScanner: Issue with Frosbitten List

Originally posted by DarknessRises
Ooooooook... I am camping Arcturis's spawn point and have just realized after 14 hours of camping the spot that when I checked NPCScans Database that lists every Rare Spawn for Frostbitten, Arcturis was not in the list. No he was not cached earlier because I cleared my cache beforehand and + this is the database that just lists them all not marks them.

Arcturis, Skoll, and Gondria do not show up on the list but Loque does.
Those three rares were added after Frostbitten, and aren't part of the achievement. I'm not sure why your custom list was empty, but it should have at least had the Time-Lost Proto Drake by default, and all three of those extra spirit beasts for hunters only.

Originally posted by DarknessRises
Also, I cannot add a creatures ID into it, (when you type /npcscan and the 2 boxes come up for Creature ID, Place in the World, and Name box, the + and - are always greyed out even with correct information put into them.
As long as you fill in the NpcID and name, at least one of those buttons should have lit up. The World ID is optional. Did you accidentally put the NpcID in the World edit box? I just double checked those edit boxes and they seem to work alright for me.
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NPCScanner: Issue with Frosbitten List

Ooooooook... I am camping Arcturis's spawn point and have just realized after 14 hours of camping the spot that when I checked NPCScans Database that lists every Rare Spawn for Frostbitten, Arcturis was not in the list. No he was not cached earlier because I cleared my cache beforehand and + this is the database that just lists them all not marks them.

Arcturis, Skoll, and Gondria do not show up on the list but Loque does.

My friend came by with Arcturis tamed and NPCScan did nothing, not even the warning that tells you it was just a tamed pet.

Hunter with Loque came by and it flagged it as a tamed pet and ignored it.


I have recleared my cache and Arcturis and the other 2 spirit beasts do not show up in the list. Why? Is this a bug?

Also, I cannot add a creatures ID into it, (when you type /npcscan and the 2 boxes come up for Creature ID, Place in the World, and Name box, the + and - are always greyed out even with correct information put into them.


So I could use some assistance with this as NPCScan is practically useless to me atm now that I have realized this.


Edit - Completely uninstalled and reinstalled NPCScanner, they were now in my custom NPC list (they werent before, it was blank). I still do not know why they are not included into the Frostbitten list... but w/e as long as it will flag it now.
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thanks much man i just found the time-lost proto drake with this +rep

as a suggestion could you make a plugin for this mod to work with Enemy Players? kind like Paranoia EPA?
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Originally posted by Saiket
Are you sure you're using the latest version (3.3.5.5)? 3.3.5.4 had a bug where non-tamable mobs wouldn't show the popup.
D'oh.. silly me, should have checked that first.

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Originally posted by SaraFdS
Since one of the last updates (sorry, can't really tell which one, haven't been hunting rares for some time) I'm not getting the alert popup for mobs with localized names (german client), simply nothing happens, except for the map overlay disappearing. On mobs with non-localized names it works just fine. Any idea what could be causing this?
Are you sure you're using the latest version (3.3.5.5)? 3.3.5.4 had a bug where non-tamable mobs wouldn't show the popup.
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Since one of the last updates (sorry, can't really tell which one, haven't been hunting rares for some time) I'm not getting the alert popup for mobs with localized names (german client), simply nothing happens, except for the map overlay disappearing. On mobs with non-localized names it works just fine. Any idea what could be causing this?
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Re: Re: Re: Re: Problem with this Addon.

Originally posted by Saiket
Are you playing with a non-English client? I'm not sure what would cause that error, but it looks like language data is missing for some reason.

If you are playing on an English client, did you use MMOUI Minion or any other updater to install it? I suggest simply reinstalling the addon manually either way. Make sure the game's turned off while you do it, though.
Hey Saiket,

I am playing on an english client, the downloadable one from the blizzard website. All I did was create the _NPCScan folder and copy the files in it. I will try and reinstall the addon again.

Thank you.
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Re: Re: Re: Problem with this Addon.

Originally posted by yoheicat
Hey Saiket, here is the LUA error I am getting. And yes, this is with the new 3.3.5.4 updated version.
Are you playing with a non-English client? I'm not sure what would cause that error, but it looks like language data is missing for some reason.

If you are playing on an English client, did you use MMOUI Minion or any other updater to install it? I suggest simply reinstalling the addon manually either way. Make sure the game's turned off while you do it, though.
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Re: Re: Problem with this Addon.

Originally posted by Saiket
That sounds like the configuration screen is breaking. Could you please enable Lua errors and post any that pop up with _NPCScan enabled? Also, is this with version 3.3.5.4 (released last night)?
Hey Saiket, here is the LUA error I am getting. And yes, this is with the new 3.3.5.4 updated version.

Message: Interface\AddOns\_NPCScan\_NPCScan.lua:34: attempt to index local 'L' (a nil value)
Time: 07/24/10 06:46:16
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Stack: Interface\AddOns\_NPCScan\_NPCScan.lua:34: in main chunk

Locals: me = <table> {
Options = <table> {
}
OptionsDefault = <table> {
}
Frame = <unnamed> {
}
OptionsCharacter = <table> {
}
Version = "3.3.5.4"
}
L = nil
(*temporary) = <table> {
Version = "3.3.5.4"
}
(*temporary) = <table> {
}
(*temporary) = "^([%d.]+)"
(*temporary) = "3.3.5.4"
(*temporary) = "Frame"
(*temporary) = "Frame"
(*temporary) = nil
(*temporary) = nil
(*temporary) = nil
(*temporary) = nil
(*temporary) = nil
(*temporary) = nil
(*temporary) = nil
(*temporary) = nil
(*temporary) = nil
(*temporary) = nil
(*temporary) = nil
(*temporary) = nil
(*temporary) = nil
(*temporary) = nil
(*temporary) = nil
(*temporary) = nil
(*temporary) = nil
(*temporary) = nil
(*temporary) = nil
(*temporary) = nil
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(*temporary) = nil
(*temporary) = nil
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(*temporary) = nil
(*temporary) = nil
(*temporary) = "attempt to index local 'L' (a nil value)"
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Re: Clearing your cache

Originally posted by Venatio
Saiket, after looking at my installation I think your path maybe wrong on the webpage tab Addon Info.

Advanced users can delete “C:\Program Files\World of Warcraft\Cache\enUS\creaturecache.wdb”

It could either be that I'm not enUS or have installed to a different location but my path is:

"D:\Games\World of Warcraft\Cache\WDB\enGB\creaturecache.wdb"

Note the WDB Folder under cache, as the file extension is wdb I'm guessing it's probably standard to have the WDB folder in cache.

Thank you for such a wonderful Addon!

Ven.
Ah, thanks for the tip! I forgot about the WDB subfolder.
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Clearing your cache

Saiket, after looking at my installation I think your path maybe wrong on the webpage tab Addon Info.

Advanced users can delete “C:\Program Files\World of Warcraft\Cache\enUS\creaturecache.wdb”

It could either be that I'm not enUS or have installed to a different location but my path is:

"D:\Games\World of Warcraft\Cache\WDB\enGB\creaturecache.wdb"

Note the WDB Folder under cache, as the file extension is wdb I'm guessing it's probably standard to have the WDB folder in cache.

Thank you for such a wonderful Addon!

Ven.
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Re: Problem with this Addon.

Originally posted by yoheicat
I know it's probably something really simple, and I am overlooking it, but I can't get this mod to work.

I installed it, cleared cache, all that stuff. The problem I am having, is when this mod is enabled, I can't type anything in wow. None of my keyboard functions work, can't move, ESC doesn't bring up the options menu, nothing works. If I disable it, everything works fine.

Anyone have any ideas?

Thank you.
That sounds like the configuration screen is breaking. Could you please enable Lua errors and post any that pop up with _NPCScan enabled? Also, is this with version 3.3.5.4 (released last night)?
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Question Problem with this Addon.

I know it's probably something really simple, and I am overlooking it, but I can't get this mod to work.

I installed it, cleared cache, all that stuff. The problem I am having, is when this mod is enabled, I can't type anything in wow. None of my keyboard functions work, can't move, ESC doesn't bring up the options menu, nothing works. If I disable it, everything works fine.

Anyone have any ideas?

Thank you.
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Re: Not showing picture when hovering over name

Originally posted by ScorchingIce
This used to show a picture when I hovered over a mob name in the list.

Right now it is only showing a picture when I hover over the 2 on the Custom NPC page.

If I hover over any of the names on the Bloody Rare or the Frostbitten tabs, the pictures no longer show up.

I liked seeing the picture so I knew what the mobs looked like.

I am currently running the latest version.

I have cleared my Cache and also deleted the _NPCScan.lua files from the WTF folder to remove any settings.

I still no longer see the pictures when hovering over the names in those 2 tabs.
Thanks for pointing this out. I've fixed those tooltips so they should appear once again in version 3.3.5.3.
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