Returning Player, Macro Help

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So I just got back into WoW on 12/15/2016 and I haven't played since 2011. I'm a bit confused on Macro's; as I am playing a warrior I see a few skills I want to put on a macro, but it doesn't seem to be working the way I remembered. I thought if you put procs then long cds then a basic attack, it would proc the first two if they were up, if not it would just keep regularly attacking. 

From what I remember it was


/cast Victory Rush

/cast Execute

/cast Slam (or whatever basic attack)



But it just keeps trying to use victory rush, it won't go on to the next in the macro etc.

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Good evening, Leodonti;

What you're looking for, specifically, is what is called a "cast sequence" macro. I personally do not use these so, aside from telling you what you're looking for, I'm not that much help.

The reason your macro is only casting Victory Rush is because 1) it's available and 2) it's on the GCD. In your macro, if Victory Rush is not available it should then cast Execute. Likewise, if neither Victory Rush nor Execute is available, it should cast Slam. The other issue is if, theoretically, all three are available the macro will only cast Victory Rush because all three spells are on the GCD and it is not a cast sequence macro.

Of what help this is, I hope it points you in the right direction. I would do research on what makes up a cast sequence macro and go from there.

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I'm not sure, but i think you can not track if something is on CD an then dicide what to do...not with a macro. What Sajakain has written is absolutely true: don't put spells on GCD (Global Cool Down) in a row, that doesn't work.

In my opinion such macros leads to a bad performance. As a Prot, i don't see any usefull castsequence macro because the dicision what to hit is based on rage, cd's and situations. As a fury about the same...and arms i don't play :-). It's what Sajakain says: use tracking-addons such as WeakAuras or TellMeWhen. There also exists profiles which you can import, you just have to google them.

Hope this helps, welcome back!

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