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Combat Assist MQ2Shaman 2021-02-24

Q. The UI Window Doesn't save my settings?
A. This is intentional. The UI acts as a "hot swap" allowing you to adjust on the fly. If you want to "save" your settings, adjust it with the slash command.
Explained here > UI Video @ 9:10 <

Q. My UI window isn't saving the location
A. >CWTN UI Video< follow these steps:
1. move it to where you want it
2. close the window
3. /shm show to reshow it - eq will now have the window saved

Q. Why does my shaman not buff the group?
A. You will need to run /plugin mq2cwtnbuffs load on all of your characters that you would like mq2shaman to buff. You also need to NOT be in /shm byos on mode. As "Bring Your Own Spells" assumes you want to handle your spells and your buffs. MQ2CWTNBuffs requires characters to be local characters (same PC, not across network or space/time).

Q. Shaman is chain casting something?
A. There are a few lower lvl / mid level buffs that eq/mq2 reports stack that do not. You either have this situation, your buffs are full, or some other issues. I would suggest checking for the red error text that eq gives you to tell you WHY it didn't successfully take hold and then go from there. You can block anything you don't want cast.

Q. Shaman keeps recasting Regen line (Talisman of the Enduring)?
A. If you are 101+ you shouldn't have UseRegen on - dicho/dissi/composite overwrites your talisman regen line, which will make you recast your regen buff after every fight.

Q. UseGrowth?
A. If you have an SK or a Paladin tank, you should turn off UseGrowth as they have their own personal version which doesn't stack.

Q. I don't like the spell lineup.
A. You can "Bring your own spells" with /shm byos on

Q. Why am I Not Pulling XYZ mob?
A. Not pulling a mob is almost always an issue either with your Navmesh or your pull settings. If you do a /shm debugpull on once and it will cycle 1 time and spit out in your mq2 window all the mobs and why you are not pulling them. Compare the output with the mobs you think you should be pulling and it will tell you why. This will notify you if you have no nav path, or out of zradius, or regular radius, or on ignore, etc.

Q. My old breastplate makes my old dissident last longer but the plugin wants to use the new version.
A. We don't look at your gear for what spell to use, we pick which spell is better. Currently don't have any plans on changing that. We will use Dissident if you are wearing tbl/tov raid t1/t2 bp after the next build from feb 12th 2021

Q. Shaman only slows the MA's Target?
A. This is correct. We currently don't, and don't have plans to target around to slow at this time. We will likely eventually change around which slows are used for the memorized slow spells to mimic the useslow and useaoe slow (as those currently just function for AAs).

Q. My shaman is meleeing in assist mode - I only want to heal.
A. /shm UseMelee off

Q. How can i get it to break invis to heal?
A. MQ2Shaman will break invis to heal if a camp is set - so mode 1 would break invis to heal, where mode 0 would not.

Q. What is stance?
A. Stance are options for what kind of spell lineup to load automagically. currently: 0 is heal focused, 1 is hybrid heal/dps, and 2 is dps

Q. Languid Bite?
A. If you have Languid Bite toggled on - we will momentarily toggle it off if we try and use Turgur's Virulent Swarm, and then toggle it back.

Q. Root Punt / Paralysis AA?
A. We won't be doing any punting of mobs. It can quickly turn into a bad time if you're punting mobs around.

Q. Spirit of Urgency / Inconspicuous Totem?
A. We try and avoid automatic usage of abilities that might cause undesirable outcomes; Spirit Urgency is one of them. It taunts and memblurs and this might cause you to have issues. Same with Incon Totem - this mezzes you for a minute and makes you invis and such.

Q. I don't want swarm pets?
A. No problemo, We have a toggle for both "Visionary Unity" and "Spirit Call"
- You can adjust "Visionary Unity" with /shm UseVisionaryUnity
- You can adjust "Spirit Call" with /shm UseSpiritCall.

Q. I have usenuke off but I still use GiftDD?
A. We use GiftDD for the twincast proc. If you turn off UseSquall you will treat it as a regular nuke respecting usenuke. (as discussed in the next FAQ question).

Q. What if i don't want to squall?
A. We reluctantly added UseSquall - you can toggle it off if you don't want to squall.
- if UseSquall is on "Will use Squall Line (and GiftDD to proc twincast). Does not let a twincast go to waste if squall is ready."
- if USeSquall if off we will treat GiftDD like a regular nuke as far as "when, where, how, and why"

Q. Trying to go mode 1 but says I need a mesh?
A. The plugins require mq2nav for movement. You will need to run the mesh updater in your RedGuide's Launcher. Please watch the video > HERE <

Q. Do I need to assign what Xtargets to watch for XTargetHealing?
A. Nope - Just toggle on UseXTargetHealing and it will check all your Extended Targets to see if they are PCs and then heal them at the XTarHeal # you have

Q. Do I need to assign what Xtargets to watch for XTargetBuffing?
A. Nope - Just toggle on UseXTargetBuffing and it will check all your Extended Targets to see if they are PCs and then buff them (they still need to be running mq2cwtnbuffs and be local)

Q. Epic 1.5/2.0?
A. We automatically use your 1.5/2.0 - for MQ2Shaman it has the option of /shm shmepic 0, 1, 2 for never, burn only, combat.

Q. My plugin says it's out of date since I patched.
(now out of beta/pre-release - 1-20-2021)
A. For Live: Check the plugins tab of your VV launcher. For Emu/Test: it is automatically downloaded when you update.

Q. I sometimes get stuck in my spell book?
A. This is often due to your background fps not being high enough. It is strongly advised to utilize at LEAST 30 fps for background, recommended 60+ background fps. The fps cycle for eq is where "work" is done. If your background fps is set to "min" you can and will have undesired results with all sorts of automation activities.
Alt-O -> Display -> Advanced - > Max Background FPS
You will also need to check if you are using any external background fps limiting software - like isboxer - and adjust that accordingly.