Block Cap macro, anybody care to test it?

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Postby remm » Sun Dec 21, 2008 1:48 pm

crabcrouton wrote:Janduin, I modified the macro like you suggested:

/script DEFAULT_CHAT_FRAME:AddMessage("Need 102.4 combined avoidance. Currently at:",0.8,0.8,1)
/script DEFAULT_CHAT_FRAME:AddMessage(GetDodgeChance()+GetBlockChance()+GetParryChance()+5+(GetCombatRatingBonus(CR_DEFENSE_SKILL)*0.04,1,0.5,0)

It seems to not give an output for %. Could you take a look and see what's missing?


you're missing a close parentheses after the part he suggested you add.

/script DEFAULT_CHAT_FRAME:AddMessage("Need 102.4 combined avoidance. Currently at:",0.8,0.8,1)
/script DEFAULT_CHAT_FRAME:AddMessage(GetDodgeChance()+GetBlockChance()+GetParryChance()+5+(GetCombatRatingBonus(CR_DEFENSE_SKILL))*0.04,1,0.5,0)
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Postby Samud » Sun Dec 28, 2008 3:58 pm

You're sure that formula is right? It's giving me 108% instead of the 95% that wowwiki's amcro gave.
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Postby majiben » Sun Dec 28, 2008 6:08 pm

The wowwiki one is closer than the one giving you 108%
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Postby Zironic » Sun Dec 28, 2008 7:48 pm

steadypal wrote:
steadypal wrote:OH GOD i am SOOOO freaking depressed right now, WTF arrgh,

i used a macro from a different post, got to 102.5, was all happy,, i tried adding it up with a pencil didnt add up right, looked for a new macro and now i see yours


and NOOOO im like barely 96%ish, /wrists,

wtf do i do now



okay re adjusted, and QQ, i lost a bit of avoidance and alot of stam to get over 102.4, i've read to go 1-2% over, so im roughly a tad over 104%,,,


gave up 1340 HP

and about 1.3% dodge



is it worth that much to get over the unhit cap?


unhit cap lets you add your block to your EH, I'm pretty sure you have close to 1340 BV.
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Postby Ranluka » Mon Dec 29, 2008 7:21 pm

Kroda wrote:I'll compare numbers with the numbers I get from tankadin


You have tankadin? where did you find it?
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Postby Merodyn » Tue Dec 30, 2008 11:25 am

Hmm really vague answers, im not saying i know how to do this. But there is no definite answer yet >.< could use a reply with the "best" macro. Im pretty sure i dont have 108.26% avoidance, but all macros ive tried this far is giving me that.

Whats the best way to actually measure your block cap?


Thanks in advance
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Postby rad » Tue Dec 30, 2008 1:14 pm

er, just go in to your armory page, and sum up the avoidance %'s, then add 30% for holy shield.

That will give you everything, minus your miss rate.
Given your currently equipped gear, you're at 97.4% + whatever the miss rate that 546 defense gives you. I dont know what the DR on miss is.

your gear is pretty good, so the fact that your avoidance is calculating ~4% over the cap isn't surprising at all. Its probably slightly over the actual number, because I think the current formulas overestimate miss, but it is probably close.
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Postby Merodyn » Wed Dec 31, 2008 11:17 am

what about dr on dodge/parry/block? it says before DR on armory aswell

wish i there was a macro other there which was like 99.9% accurate >.<
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Postby Hearthy » Wed Dec 31, 2008 12:43 pm

Merodyn wrote:what about dr on dodge/parry/block? it says before DR on armory aswell


The tooltip ("Increases your chance to dodge by x%") is before DR. The final result ("Dodge: y%") is after DR.
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Postby crabcrouton » Thu Jan 01, 2009 5:11 am

Hello all.

I managed to get myself up to 101.22% using this macro. I recently downloaded the ProtPally excel spreadsheet from the advanced training section to compare.

The spreadsheet says I have 100.1% avoidance + Block. It does look like the difference is close to 1-2% due to DR on Miss.

As always, take the macro's validity with a grain of salt but I'd suggest use it as a quick guide. Even an inaccurate tool is useful if you know its limitations.
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