Welcome back to W.H.A.R. again everyone , this time we take a look at ISAssistTracker , a good addon for assist training and raiding.
One of the most effective ways to kill someone is to assist train them to death. It also plays a large role in how dungeons are run, and basically assisting helps you win. The following addon should help with that. Frankly a system like this should have been implemented from the start and made native to Warhammer.
ISAssistTracker lets you set who you would like to assist. If you are in a coordinated group or warband, the leader can set them for you. Its fairly simple to do once you get the hang of it, but it could use a little improvement assigning main assists and their respective targets.
First Install the addon and make sure you have libslash installed while you are at it. Once in game type /isat for a list of commands available and then type /isat options to bring up the menu.
If you are in a warband but don’t want ISAT to send them messages, IE: pug warband – un check the Send/Receive updates box on the options menu.
If you are in a co-ordinated warband with others you can check the Send/Receive update box. This will send messages to your warband regarding assists such as those coming from Pox in the following image.
You can see why it would be wise to turn this off in a large warband of people who are not working together as they might get sick of the spam every time you die or pick a target.
If you are the raid leader running a PVE instance or getting ready to assault a BO or keep you can issue a ready check with the button at the bottom right of the options window. There may be a way to macro this but I am unsure of it.
On your screen you should see 3 small icons. An eye,cross hairs and a mouth. The eye sends a message saying you are looking for a new target, you can look for one or your leader can assign one to you. The skulls and diamonds and other images help at this point. The cross hairs let people know you have a target and the mouth is a panic button. In pve and RVR especially this is important for your healers. If a healer has an enemy attacking them it says who it is and shows the person being attacked in a little panics window.
To assign someone to me an assist simply target that person and in the options window hit the + next to the position they should be in such and red main tank or red off tank.
If you are the only one using this addon, pick some people to assist and assign them to a spot, all you have to do is click that spot then to assist them. Make sure comms are off for this if you are solo in a pug warband.
To assist that person just click their name on your screen (not the options window) under the title ISAssistTracker. Your target will change to theirs. To assign an enemy target a raid icon simply select the target and click the icon. If you have communications enabled and they have this addon it will appear for group mates. Note the messages telling people my target and to assist me.
Once you have everything set up and figured out you can set a macro to have you assist any of the main assists. For assisting red you would assign the macro to a button or key binding etc. the macros are
Blue OT: /script ISAssistTracker.AssistBlueOT()
The macro starts at the /
There is so much to this addon I cant go over it all, play around with it and work with your guild or group to use it effectively. There is a great set of instructions on the download page at
It really is a great addon and should be a must have for guilds in particular. Yes there could be some improvements and it could be made easier to assign targets and mains. But as of right now its the best I’ve used and works well. There are a lot more things you can do that what I’ve spoke on. So try it out and have some fun with it.
Oh one last thing, to move the particular elements around use the layout editor that is built in to Warhammer. This will let you put everything in a comfortable place to use.
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