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Version: 2.2.11
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 2.2.11

Updates for compatibility with WoW patch 7.3.

Version 2.2.10

Added a compatibility fix for AethysRotation and other addons that scan your artifacts while you're logging in.

Version 2.2.9

Stat weights for all classes and specs have been updated based on hotfixes, balance changes, and new simulations.
Pawn will now suggest blue-quality gems only on items that are higher than level 900.

Version 2.2.8

Added new guidance and stat weights for all classes and specs to account for changes in WoW patch 7.2.5. The new weights are optimized for Mythic Keystone dungeons a higher gear level (870) than in previous versions of Pawn, given how quickly one can gear up alts currently.
In addition, the new weights for Assassination Rogues now assume that you use Master Poisoner.
Fixed a problem in Korean WoW that was introduced in 2.2.7.
Additional changes to French support to improve performance for players in all languages.
Lots of translation updates for Portuguese courtesy of Pawn fan tiagopl. (No updates for other languages in this update.)

Version 2.2.7

Pawn is now compatible with the French version of WoW patch 7.2.5.

Version 2.2.6

Pawn will now wait to start suggesting relics for the third slot of your artifact until you've actually unlocked it. (I thought it would be helpful for collecting a relic before you finish the questline, but it's proven to be annoying and misleading in practice.)

Version 2.2.5

Made a change to try to improve integration with Bagnon.

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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Sorry for the inconvenience. Pawn 1.2.4, just posted, fixes the error that appeared when hovering over profession recipes.
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Pawn deeply dislikes the Green Brewfest Stein -- when you mouseover it, you get a lot of:

ERROR: Weapon with mismatched or missing speed and damage stats was not converted to DPS
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An update to Pawn to make it get along better with the Brewfest steins will be up shortly.
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Originally posted by VgerAN
An update to Pawn to make it get along better with the Brewfest steins will be up shortly.
That was impressively quick! Thank you.
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Originally posted by Ninjakitten
That was impressively quick! Thank you.
I was there at midnight waiting to do the last couple achievements and get my Violet Proto-Drake, so I became aware of the problem very quickly.
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Originally posted by VgerAN
Hi! Item level display is built into the game now. Check the Display section of Interface Options.
Can you put it back into pawn please?

I hate the default display of item levels because:
1) it's white, very hard to pick out, unlike Pawn's was.

2) It's right in the middle, instead of at the bottom like pawn's was. Again, not as good visually.

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I specifically disabled the default item level showing option and went back to Pawn's before the patch, and it would be nice if this was still an option.

At the least, if you could have an option in Pawn to recolor the default display of item level and/or move it to the bottom of the tooltip, I'd LOVE that!
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I'll think about it.
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Pawn not recognizing stats

I'm having trouble with pawn. It is not recognizing any stat. Debug info says "Don't recognize stat:" for each stat.
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Re: Pawn not recognizing stats

Originally posted by Tastyfrog
I'm having trouble with pawn. It is not recognizing any stat. Debug info says "Don't recognize stat:" for each stat.
Are you using the English version of World of Warcraft? This version of Pawn is for English only.

If you're on English and still seeing this, you'll need to disable the other mods that you're using that affect item tooltips and reenable them one or a few at a time until you can figure out which one is causing this to happen. If you can let me know that I may be able to work around the problem in a future version.
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Re: Re: Pawn not recognizing stats

Originally posted by VgerAN
Are you using the English version of World of Warcraft? This version of Pawn is for English only.

If you're on English and still seeing this, you'll need to disable the other mods that you're using that affect item tooltips and reenable them one or a few at a time until you can figure out which one is causing this to happen. If you can let me know that I may be able to work around the problem in a future version.
Im using the english version of wow. I turned off all addons except pawn and it still didnt recognize stats

**I am sooo sorry... i just realized that minion had updated it to the french version. Everything is fine now
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Re: Re: Re: Pawn not recognizing stats

Cool; thanks for the update. Let me know if you run into any other problems!

Originally posted by Tastyfrog
Im using the english version of wow. I turned off all addons except pawn and it still didnt recognize stats

**I am sooo sorry... i just realized that minion had updated it to the french version. Everything is fine now
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Ignoring socket color and bonus

Is it possible to make Pawn ignore a (blue) socket color and associated socket bonus?
As a fury warrior (though it's true of many other classes) it's substantially better to ignore all blue sockets and their socket bonuses except the one [or two] required for my meta gem. I could assign a blue socket the equivalent value of 20 str (what I would've socketed), but then it assumes it's also getting the socket bonus. The auto mode for gems doesn't do any better. Ideally, it should check the value of matching and getting the bonus vs not matching (and socketing the optimal gem) and take the higher of the two.
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Re: Ignoring socket color and bonus

Originally posted by keseph
Ideally, it should check the value of matching and getting the bonus vs not matching (and socketing the optimal gem) and take the higher of the two.
That's exactly what Pawn should be doing. If you shift-click an item, you can see in the little pane below the socketing UI which gems Pawn thinks you should use given the values that you've set up. Those gems take into account socket bonuses and mis-socketing gems. If it's telling you to socket the correct color of gem, it's because the total value of the item would be higher if you did that rather than just (for example) stacking cardinal rubies.
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Re: Re: Ignoring socket color and bonus

Originally posted by VgerAN
That's exactly what Pawn should be doing. If you shift-click an item, you can see in the little pane below the socketing UI which gems Pawn thinks you should use given the values that you've set up. Those gems take into account socket bonuses and mis-socketing gems. If it's telling you to socket the correct color of gem, it's because the total value of the item would be higher if you did that rather than just (for example) stacking cardinal rubies.
Yes, and in the socketing UI for Edge of Agony (1x blue socket, bonus of 4 arp), it suggests Sovereign Dreadstone (total value of slightly under 14 SEP with my current weights) rather than Bold Cardinal Ruby (20 SEP). Further, the tooltip Base value reflects the Sovereign Dreadstone use, and therefore all my mis-matched socketed items have a higher current value than base value. Additionally, I have a couple different weight sets configured based on EP values above and below hit/exp caps, and the Base value in the tooltips is the same for all sets despite the fact that Guardian's Dreadstone (exp/stam) should have a higher value than Sovereign Dreadstone in the uncapped set (and indeed the socketing UI suggests using Sovereign in the uncapped weight set). I'll PM you a couple screenshots demonstrating what I mean, including the Compare window showing relevant stat weights. I would also consider it "odd" that when it found several gems with equal weight the socketing UI tip just says "1 Blue" (giving stam a pittance value to make it float to the top is a valid workaround, however).
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Re: Re: Re: Ignoring socket color and bonus

Can you post or send me one of your scales that isn't working the way you'd expect? (Click Export on the Scales tab and copy/paste here.) I'm trying to figure out what's going on here, but I don't have all the data; I can't see why Vivid Eye of Zul would be suggested because I don't know what value you have assigned to hit. But certainly something seems off.
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