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Pawn  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)

Version: 2.2.4
by: VgerAN [More]

Pawn helps you find upgrades for your gear and tell which of two items is better for your spec. Start with built-in advice from Ask Mr. Robot, or customize Pawn's stat weights to have it suggest items based on your favorite class guide or simulator. Pawn can help you decide whether it's better to use the cloak with 500 mastery or the one with 450 crit—whether you're just starting out, or you're an advanced player who plans out gear upgrades and regularly simulates and evaluates performance.

Language support

Pawn works with English, French, German, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish (European and Latin American), Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese. Unlike most addons, Pawn's language has to match the language you play WoW in.

Staying in touch

For fastest assistance with Pawn, check the official thread at Curse. You can also become a fan of Vger on Facebook and get updates of new versions and stuff like that. You can also leave questions or comments there.

Getting started

If you're new to Pawn, don't worry—Pawn will automatically set itself up to give you advice based on math done by the experts at Ask Mr. Robot. Just watch for Pawn's green arrows. If you decide you want to go further, there are a lot of ways that you can customize Pawn, by tracking multiple specs at once, importing custom stat weights, and more.

Found a bug?

If you think you might have found a bug, just leave a comment here. In addition to a description of the problem, please make sure to include: (1) the language that you use Pawn and WoW in, (2) the specific items that don't work as expected, and (3) your class and spec if you're using the built-in (not custom) stat weights. Screenshots are usually very helpful as well.

Version 2.2.4

Fixed a bug in Pawn where for some low-level characters, Pawn wouldn't recognize that one of your artifact's relic slots was locked, and would suggest relics for that slot.

Version 2.2.3

English: Fixed a problem where the Survival Hunter artifact Talonclaw didn't ever show relic upgrades. (It's possible that this problem exists for other artifacts—it would occur any time that the artifact had a different name on the item tooltip versus the shift-right-click artifact pane.)

Version 2.2.2

Worked around a game bug where WoW was saying that BoE relics looted at level 110 and then passed to lower-level characters would get fewer ilvls from that relic than they actually would.
Some other addons simulate shift-right-clicking on your artifact at logon to get information about it. This caused Pawn to sometimes receive incorrect information about your artifact, which would cause it to overestimate how much of an item level upgrade a relic would be. Pawn will now detect when this is happening and ignore the bad information it received.
Russian: Includes translations for new relic features.

Version 2.2.1

Fixed a bug in Pawn 2.2 where items in a player's bags that required a higher player level and couldn't be equipped were still getting green arrows.
Pawn will no longer work with WoW 7.1.5.
English: Relics that give a single level increase will now say "+1 level" instead of "+1 levels".
Russian: Hopefully fixed some of the catastrophic problems that started occurring with patch 7.2.
Italian: Includes translations for new relic features.

Version 2.2

Includes fixes for compatibility with WoW patch 7.2.
Pawn will now highlight relics that are an item level upgrade to one or more of your artifacts. Note that this upgrade feature is completely separate from Pawn's existing upgrade features—it's based on item level increase, not stats, and your custom scales are not used in any way.
This feature won't work until after you shift-right-click your artifacts. You only have to do that once (for each artifact) after upgrading to Pawn 2.2.
This feature will work for all of your artifacts regardless of which spec you're in.
Top-tier players who want to min/max specific artifact traits rather than focusing purely on their artifact's item level may want to turn this feature off—see Pawn's Options tab to do so.
Pawn will now suggest the cheap 100-stat gems on more items.
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Unread 08-25-10, 10:34 AM  
VgerAN
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Thanks for the report; I haven't seen this yet. What items and enchantments are you hovering over? Are they low-level +damage enchantments? (Or can I just get an Armory link?) And, do you still run into this problem if Pawn is the only add-on enabled for your character?
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Chat spam

I keep getting spammed with : "Weapon with mismatched or missing speed and damage stats was not converted to DPS" any time Mouse over my weapons. They are enchanted and it doesn't matter if I"m in my elemental or resto spec on my shammy this keeps happening.


Not sure why as I've never seen it until the upgrade of code today.

There are no ui errors either.
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Okay. Yeah, wands is probably your best bet for now, then, if you don't want to go through and move decimal points on all the stats. The Wowhead scales only have a few stats on them, though, so just changing all of the 71s to .71s would probably be easier in the long run than adding points to Wands and keeping them in sync.
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The built-in ones.
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What are you using to come up with your scales? Is it feasible to just divide all of your numbers by 100?
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Originally posted by VgerAN
Can you explain a little more about what you're looking for? Do you want to have two otherwise identical scales, one of which has a value for hit or expertise, and one of them has the same value for some dummy stat that never actually shows up on an item?
That's exactly what I want to do.

It really sounds like you just want an un-normalized scale...
I want them normalised so I don't have to look at 4 or 5 digit numbers.


If it's too much trouble I guess I'll just keep putting dummy values in wands.
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Originally posted by Niightblade
Hi, can you add a "dummy stat" of some kind please, so that normalised scales that don't have values for hit/exp can still be compared to each other?
Can you explain a little more about what you're looking for? Do you want to have two otherwise identical scales, one of which has a value for hit or expertise, and one of them has the same value for some dummy stat that never actually shows up on an item? It really sounds like you just want an un-normalized scale...
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Hi, can you add a "dummy stat" of some kind please, so that normalised scales that don't have values for hit/exp can still be compared to each other?
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Originally posted by VgerAN
Nihlo—Hopefully this will help you out. It won't make a huge difference in CPU usage over a long period of time, but if most of the CPU usage you're seeing is from startup, the difference will be pretty noticeable. [/b]
thanks a lot ! always used and loved the mod for years...would be one of the last ones I'd turn off. Unfortunately I can't give you help with performance-tweaks, I'm such a bad coder. Maybe it helps if you have a look in some similar mods like WeightsWatcher.

Sry for complaining a lot and thanks again.
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I've posted Pawn 1.3.6, which includes a bunch of performance enhancements. On my computer it shaves about 2 seconds off of the time it takes me to log in, and on particularly old computers it may speed things up even more. Overall, about 95% of the login time Pawn was responsible for has been eliminated, and there are speed improvements in the 5-10% range in various other places too.

I've got a couple more performance enhancements in mind for a later version, but this one's a big one so I wanted to get it out sooner rather than later.

Nihlo—Hopefully this will help you out. It won't make a huge difference in CPU usage over a long period of time, but if most of the CPU usage you're seeing is from startup, the difference will be pretty noticeable.
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I've published an update that includes some changes to make Pawn easier for new users, and also adds untested support for mastery rating for people in the Cataclysm beta.
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never mind, I (and probably everyone else) can play with pawn activated^^ don't use gearscore but could be a kind of conflict with another mod, true. Didn't think about that.
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Sorry, I'm not seeing it on my computers. Maybe it interacts poorly with some other mod that you use that I don't, like GearScore or something? I'll see if I can find anything else out.

Pawn uses a chunk of CPU time right at startup (which I do intend on whittling down pretty soon), but it's consistently at zero for me on idle. The process of scanning tooltips for stats is pretty expensive, but it should only be happening when you're actually hovering over items and clicking item links. It's possible that some other mod is causing this to happen way more than it should be, which would make Pawn's CPU usage jump way up.
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Originally posted by VgerAN
Huge CPU usage when? Pawn is pretty kind to the CPU most of the time. The main exception is when you have a bunch of item tooltips open at once (Armory causes this to happen a lot), and in that situation the game is refreshing those tooltips on every video frame or something crazy (and buggy) like that. Pawn has to work hard to keep up.

In what situations are you seeing high CPU usage?
all the time, not just by opening tooltips. Just take a cpu-meter addon like OptionHouse and have a look at the cpu-usage of Pawn. It doesn't have peaks like eg Healbot while raiding, it's just constantly higher than you think it should be. Talking about CPU and not RAM...RAM is also high but that doesn't matter.
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Originally posted by Nihlo
the huge cpu-usage is really a problem
Huge CPU usage when? Pawn is pretty kind to the CPU most of the time. The main exception is when you have a bunch of item tooltips open at once (Armory causes this to happen a lot), and in that situation the game is refreshing those tooltips on every video frame or something crazy (and buggy) like that. Pawn has to work hard to keep up.

In what situations are you seeing high CPU usage?
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