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Macros and addons are an integral part of a raider's arsenal as they can make it easier to perform a variety of tasks, improving your overall game experience. Below, we present macros and addons that can be useful to a Holy Paladin (WoW 4.3). On the left side, you will find links to the other parts of the guide.
1.1. Generic Macros for Paladins
Most of the addons for Paladins revolve around allowing you to use your utility spells on your mouseover target.
1.1.1. Hand Mouseover Macros
These macros allow you to cast your various hand spells on the target you are currently mousing over. Stopcasting is in place to ensure that you do not delay casting any of these spells due to a cast already in progress.
1.1.2. Lay on Hands Mouseover Macro
This macro will cast Lay on Hands on the target you are currently mousing over.
1.1.3. Mouseover Cleanse Macro
This macro will cast Cleanse on the target you are currently mousing over.
1.1.4. Divine Shield
This macro will stop your current spell cast and cast Divine Shield, ensuring that your invulnerability is not delayed at all.
This macro will stop your current spell cast and cast Rebuke on your focus target, if you have one. Otherwise, it will cast Rebuke on your current target.
1.2. Specific Macros for Holy Paladins
1.2.1. Beacon of Light Mouseover Macro
This macro will cast Beacon of Light on the target you are currently mousing over, if they are a friendly player and not dead. Otherwise, it will cast Beacon of Light on your current target.
1.2.2. Divine Plea
This macro allows you to cancel your Divine Plea before its duration expires. Using the macro while Divine Plea is active will cancel it, allowing you to get rid of the healing penalty (-50% healing done). This is particularly useful if an unexpected need for intensive healing comes up while your Divine Plea is active.
2.1. Generic Addons for Paladins
Here, at Icy Veins, we use ElvUI for all our characters. This addon is a complete replacement of the default User Interface. It comes with almost everything you need to perform properly: action bars, cooldown timers, proc display, etc.
We strongly recommend you to get this addon.
2.1.2. Boss Mods: Deadly Boss Mods or Bigwigs
Boss mods are addons that warn you about boss abilities and give you live advice on how to handle some mechanics. We strongly recommend you to get one such addon. At Icy Veins, we mostly use Deadly Boss Mods, the most popular boss mod. A good alternative is Big Wigs.
2.1.3. Parrot or Mik's Scrolling Battle Text
Parrot and Mik's Scrolling Battle Text are highly customisable addons for displaying floating battle text while in combat (incoming heals, damage of your spells, etc.). They both work very well by default.
2.1.4. Power Auras Classic
Power Auras Classic is an extremely useful addon that allows you to have visual effects on your screen, helping you track your buffs, debuffs and cooldowns. It is highly customisable and it can make it much, much easier to keep track of your procs and play your spec more proficiently.
Recount is a well known addon that most people use for displaying current DPS or HPS (Healing Per Second). We advise you to also use it for checking what you take damage from and if the share of damage/healing you do with each of your abilities is similar to that of other players of your class.
2.1.6. Omen Threat Meter
Omen Threat Meter is the most popular addon for displaying the current threat levels on your target. It is useful, as a Holy Paladin, because it shows you who to cast Hand of Salvation on, if needed (the DPS player who is overtaking or has overtaken the tank).
2.2. Specific Addons for Holy Paladins
2.2.1. Grid and GridClickSets
The standard Blizzard and ElvUI raid frames are inferior to the raid frames provided by Grid, for a healer. We strongly recommend using Grid and GridClickSets to keep track of your raid's health and their debuffs. Additionally, you should also use GridStatusRaidDebuff.