Updated: 07-03-19 08:00 AM
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Rise of Azshara (8.2.0)
Updated:07-03-19 08:00 AM
Created:05-05-17 06:34 AM
Categories:Map, Coords, Compasses, Character Advancement, Chat Mods, Graphic UI Mods

Dark Soil

Version: v2.01
by: Taraezor [More]

Places pins on the World Map and Minimap for every known Dark Soil spawn location in Heartland (Valley of the Four Winds). Each pin is customisable and high precision coordinates and location hints appear in Tooltips.

Over 150 unique & documented spawn locations!

How to Use
Instal: Like any other AddOn. Set up: Works 'as is' but is configurable.

Minimap Options: Left Click or Shift Left Click on a pin to change the pin texture. Each click cycles forwards or backwards through a list. Changes will also appear on the World Map. Applies to a single pin only. Excellent for fast marking of visited locations or locations where Dark Soil was found. New!

World Map Pin Options: Click on a pin. A Drop-down menu appears. You may select a texture for that pin or apply the texture to all pins. Changes will also appear on the Minimap. New!

World Map "Magnifying Glass" Options: Click the button in the top right of the World Map. Check boxes allow you to show/hide the Dark Soil and NPC locations. There is an option to remove/reset all individual pins settings. There is an option to jump to Valley of the Four Winds, as appropriate. Changes will also appear on the Minimap. New!

Command Line: Enter '/ds', '/dark', '/soil', '/darksoil' in chat. Use '/ds s 30', '/ds s 40' (for example) to change the pin sizes.

Chat Links: Activate the edit box of any chat channel. Hold down the CTRL key. Move the mouse over a pin. Link, description and coordinate data will be pasted to your chat channel. Just hit ENTER to send!

Deutsch, Español, Français, Italiano, Português Brasileiro, Русский, 한국어, 简体中文

Players are able to collect Dark Soil to gain friendship reputation with several members of The Tillers faction.

Dark Soil mainly spawns in the Heartland area of the Valley of the Four Winds in Pandaria. Dark Soil has been known to spawn outside this sub-zone and indeed outside the zone but time-efficient farming of Dark Soil is very much confined to Heartland.

Over 150 locations, correct to two decimal places, have been included in this AddOn. The author has personally farmed and documented each one and many have been verified a second or more time.

My Loose Pebble AddOn is the logical partner to this AddOn for those pushing for Dog to appear alongside Breanni in the Pet Store of Legion Dalaran.

😃 Resize pins
😃 Choice of textures
😃 World Map drop-down menus New!
😃 Minimap "quick change" texture mechanism New!
😃 If a pin is out of range of the Minimap it will hover at the border to indicate direction
😃 Tooltips
😃 Chat links*
😃 World Map and Minimap correctly hide the pins when in burrows New!
😃 Fast navigation to the Valley of the Four Winds Map New!
😃 No Ace libraries = no bloat
😃 Ultra small cpu/memory footprint
😃 Non-retail friendly New! (Simply enable "Out of Date" AddOns)

Bonus Features
Ten NPCs represent the The Tillers "friendships" you advance by donating the loot from the Dark Soil to these NPCs. Most of them have a fixed location in Heartland. On certain days a couple of the NPCs will visit the Halfhill market for a day and thus will be absent from Heartland. This AddOn marks the usual location of each NPC.

If You Like Dark Soil
Nobody can resist an adorable Raptor Hatchling pet or the magnificent Netherwing Drake and Long-Forgotten Hippogryph mounts. You'll of course need Dark Soil for The Tillers friendships and a Loose Pebble for your Dog! A familiar treat awaits if you complete Dalaran's Higher Learning. As you journey on this Long Strange Trip, map your way with X and Y coordinates and have some fun with Yarrr for pirate Tooltips.

Cookies, Beer & Donations
It is all about the cookies and beer although, and don't let Gallywix know about this, a "thank you" in the comments section fuels my programming appetite and is very much appreciated. And then, you could cut straight to Click here to lend your support! because as Gallywix would say... "time is money, friend". 😊

== v2.01 - 3rd July 2019
* Added "NPCs" translation as necessary
* String.format now format
* small change to printPC
* Remove duplicated code from AssignWorldMapPins()
* Bug with resizing of textures
* round() removed as not needed
* Support for esMX
* Patch 8.2.0 version number change
* Title properly localised

== v2.00 - 11th January 2019
* Rewrite for BfA
* Added new locations at (42.99,39.51), (45.28,53.35), (47.89, 50.30)
* Verified a few other locations
* Tons of new functiuonality - mostly out with the old UNIX style command line and now using World Map clicks/popups and Minimap clicks
* Coordinates now look nicer and uniform as forcing the trailing "0" to print

== v1.05 - 3rd September 2017
* TOC version bump for Patch 7.3 Shadows of Argus
* PlaySoundKitID removed as of Patch 7.3.0. Replaced by PlaySound

== v1.04 - 9th July 2017
* Removed left over unused "Macro Commands" translations from several language files
* Fixed numSpecialTextures from 9 to 8
* Removed unnecessary valley "id" usage
* Tidy up chat format
* Removed left over / unnecessary x and y attributes for Mini frame
* AdjustCoordinates is no longer defined within another local - less memory used

== v1.03 - 19th June 2017
* Six more locations
* Zeroed alpha immediately Minimap frames are allocated = no more "flashing" or "stuck" icons on login
* Removed an unnecessary frame allocation
* Removed unnecessary localisation of string.match

== v1.02 - 18th May 2017
* 9 more locations
* Double checking on many

== v1.01 - 8th May 2017
* One new localisation text "Under the bridge"
* Reputation progress
* Minimap - was not testing the alpha of the ds/npc frame when moused over
* Fixed error in French localisation file. Duplicate entry would result in a "" translation
* Removed references to "blink" which occurred from copy/paste of same code from my Netherwing Eggs AddOn
* Likewise removed eventChange
* Menu allows an option to be enquired upon and not just changed

== v1.00 - 5th May 2017
* Initial release
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