Warrior Tanking Macros for Wow

February 14, 2009

TGAPGeorge – Warrior Tank

Macros… gotta love ’em! They make the complex, uncomplicated. They turn the twisting and stretching of fingers into quick — sometimes rapid — keystabs. Macros make it possible to do amazing things while making it look easy.

First of all, if you don’t know anything about macros and programming, or it just looks too confusing to even try, go check out wowwiki’s primer on basic and advanced macro making. After that, start up your alternate reality portal — World of Warcraft — choose your favorite character, and dive in. Once loaded, type /macro to start the fun. You’ll want to hit “New,” type in a name for your macro, choose an icon, and hit “Okay”.

That’s all the basics I’m going to give you, well, except for this. If you want a certain icon, click the question mark icon before hitting “Okay,” and in the first line type, “#showtooltip? Spell Name“, where spell name is the name of the spell icon you want to see. It can be anything you like, this is just for looks. On to the rest of the show!

Before we begin, let me tell you my philosophy on macros: they are there to make my life easier and always keep spells in use. That’s it. That’s how I roll, chicka chika.

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