In most circumstances, downranking is no longer a viable tactic. Sry trying not to go too deep. It is particularly used by healing classes - Shamans, Druids, Paladins, and Priests - in order to extend their longevity in long boss fights. cLvl = Caster's Current Level The first time, it was nerfed so that any spell learned below level 20 suffered a penalty. Downranking is the process of using a lower than maximum spell rank in order to gain higher efficiency per mana. All the spell data used in the project has been gathered from Classic WoW Beta Servers and ClassicWowHead. World of Warcraft Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. Clique has been updated for World of Warcraft Classic as well, available as a separate addon. Calculation: For the former Mage talent, see Spell Power (mage talent). Each rank of a spell has an increased base healing amount, as well as mana cost. The key in downranking is to understand which spells are the most mana efficient. As has been mentioned already, shift+clicking a spell in the spell book when the macro pane is open will insert that spell along with rank if applicable. The first time, it was nerfed so that any spell learned below level 20 suffered a penalty. This is in addition to the downranking penalty and the reduction due to Healing Wave's cast time - the final multiplier, including both of these factors, is 0.066. The level 20 penalty multiplier is therefore 1 - ((20 - 6) * 0.0375) = 0.475. We told it to only cast the spell at that target IF it exists and only if it is a harmful target. Downranking is the process of using a lower than maximum spell rank in order to gain higher efficiency per mana. This led to situations where certain classes were using spells down to into the lower 20s and compensating for the lower base healing amount by stacking +heal stats, resulting in an extreme increases in healing per mana beyond what Blizzard's encounter design had intended. http://blue.mmo-champion.com/27/20133929146-33-ptr-rejuv-change.html, https://worldofwarcraft.fandom.com/et/wiki/Downranking?oldid=34919. Pretty sure Voidgolem is right, if that doesn't work, try it without a space between the spell name and (Rank _) I'm so vain, I probably think this sig is about me. In Patch 3.0.2 (Wrath of the Lich King release), downranking was killed by making spells cost a percentage of base mana rather than be based on rank. Depends heavily on what you are doing. http://blue.mmo-champion.com/27/20133929146-33-ptr-rejuv-change.html, https://wowwiki.fandom.com/wiki/Downranking?oldid=2462911. Been reading about downranking spells when healing on wowhead, so I was wondering can it be done thru healing addons. In most circumstances, downranking is no longer a viable tactic. Up to a maximum of 200%. For healers, this was sometimes necessary to prevent overhealing. This is a versatile spell due to the wide range of ranks available. This led to situations where certain classes were using spells down to into the lower 20s and compensating for the lower base healing amount by stacking +heal stats, resulting in an extreme increases in healing per mana beyond what Blizzard's encounter design had intended. Level 20 Penalty Multiplier = 1 - ((20 - sLvl) * 0.0375), Example: Healing Wave 2 Q: Are you sure I will have enough mana for raids? Spell power increases the damage amount of damaging spells and the healing amount of healing spells. #LazySpell 1.12.1 WOW LazySpell is addon that provides auto healing spell rank scale for Clique and Classic Mouseover depending on unit health deficit. Spell power is found primarily on trinkets as an on use effect, but can also be increased with potions. Clique is a simple addon that enables powerful click-casting and hover-casting on your unit frames and in the 3D game world. The range for Greater Heal rank2 is thus 46-51. Latest Beta build kills spell downranking [UPDATED]. Instant cast spells are considered 1.5 second cast times. Greater Heal rank 2, for instance, is learned at level 46 and lasts until level 51 (Rank 3 is learned at level 52). A penalty for downranking to spells below level 20 has been present since early in the game's development. This is in addition to the multiplier reduction due to Flash Heal's cast time - the final multiplier, including this, is 0.227. The rank selection is based on a Healing Efficiency Score (HES), which is derived from the combination of Healing per Mana Efficiency (HpME) and Healing per Second (HpS) For some spells, lower ranks have shorter casting times, making downranking viable when the lower rank is sufficient. That Wow macro will cast Spell Name at your mouse over target, but we added a new conditional to it. The new formula scales down bonus healing and damage for spells which could have been learned more than 11 levels ago, by a simple multiplier: Calculation: WoW Classic General Discussion Balloon-aerie-peak 26 August 2019 12:58 #21 Then you sir, are going to have a lot of problems in Classic. Downranking is still useful in a few circumstances: At some point between patch 2.2 and the release of Wrath of the Lich King, the downranking formula was changed again. A complete searchable and filterable list of all Spells in World of Warcraft: Shadowlands. Found some macros, but they use mouseover on characters directly, not on player icons. Prior to Patch 3.0.2, the attribute known as spell damage would only increase the effects of damaging spells. It is going to affect Mage play pretty significantly in some ways. In raiding you don't really need to downrank anything. I'm hoping someone here can help shed some light on this. It's a situational spell - just like Flash Heal has become with 1.10 (an extremely fast, extremely mana inefficient spell). Spell power is an attribute that increases the effect of spells. Spell ranks seems to work fine in vuhdo for me. With Classic coming up soon I've been feeling too exited to play any other game, and since I still have no key to the Beta, I decided to make better use of my time than drooling over Beta videos and streams. With Classic coming up soon I've been feeling too exited to play any other game, and since I still have no key to the Beta, I decided to make better use of my time than drooling over Beta videos and streams. The in-game information in this article is kept purely for historical purposes and should probably not be under any other categories. Summary of all important spells and procs that a Holy Paladin Healer uses in WoW Classic. 70 Shaman, 70 Rogue, 70 Druid, 70 Warlock, 69 Mage - Gorefiend Horde. I find myself using PoH, Flash Heal, Greater Heal, Renew, and will probably start using lower ranks of plain old Level 20 Penalty Multiplier = 1 - ((20 - sLvl) * 0.0375), Example: Healing Wave 2 It is always more mana efficient to downrank your spell versus trying to stack Spirit and MP5, which leaves no room for prioritizing Spirit and MP5. "Spell Power" redirects here. The result is a tool that will help players choose the most mana efficient healing spell ranks! Comment by r4z0r84 I backported this addon from wotlk to classic wow so it makes it easier to see how much all of your spells actually heal/dmg for, together with this guide it should allow you to downrank with confidence! This is in addition to the multiplier reduction due to Flash Heal's cast time - the final multiplier, including this, is 0.227. Blizzard has stated they will not take out downranking. In addition to voluntary downranking, when a buff spell is cast on a character whose level is too low to receive that buff, the character will receive a downranked version of the buff instead. Mana reservation was the desired aim. Part 3 in a 4 part series demonstrating how I set up my VuhDo healing frames for my Resto Druid Flyingsnow. This spell is very useful and should not be overlooked but you will need to downrank it if you want to save mana to heal. The level 20 penalty multiplier is therefore 1 - ((20 - 6) * 0.0375) = 0.475. Shortly before the release of the 2.0 content patch, an additional downranking modifier was added in order to combat significant downranking of healing spells in raiding. Downranking has been nerfed several times and ultimately removed in Wrath of the Lich King. I have been unable to get a spell down-ranking macro to work since Classic release. It is particularly used by healing classes - Shamans, Druids, Paladins, and Priests - in order to extend their longevity in long boss fights. Last edited by The Analytical Engine has no pretensions whatever to originate anything. Typically, this follows the formula: [Cast Time of Spell] / 3.5 = [Coefficient]. Downranking described the usage of spell ranks lower than the highest one in order to increase damage or healing per mana spent, or for the use of a secondary, rank-independent effect, in trade for a lower amount of damage or healing. Tried Why should I downrank? [citation needed]. But the forgiven moment, R4 is the way to go (for benefitting the most) For logs, sure go ahead do 7 in with rotation of mana pots, runes, and an inn + more and u will top server easily. The most severe nerf was introduced with the release of patch 3.0.2, which caused player spells to cost a percentage of the caster's base mana, which either remained constant for all ranks or decreased with higher ranks. It is particularly used by healing classes - Shamans, Druids, Paladins, and Priests - in order to extend their longevity in long boss fights. In general, you should be using Rank 4 because it's the best balance between healing done per second of cast time and healing done per mana spent. sLvl = Level that the spell is acquired at Calculation: While the max rank may be the most "powerful," there are reasons for healers to use . Once you get the most effective spell, I would recommend binding 3-4 different ranks of it (including the max rank). 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