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  1. PerPlumeShake

    [General] Selection Function in Trigger help

    Hello, i would like to know how to make this. when casting spell, the owner of the T_unit(TriggeringUnit) will not be able to select it until the trigger orders it to be selected again. for example: the T_unit cast rain of fire, the player won't be able to select it until the rain of fire ends...
  2. bruunk

    [General] Can you get ability handles for Hashtables?

    Hello, I'm trying to make a system where the level of passives on heroes will deal damage based on the ability level and I want it to be MUI What im trying first is to use a hashtable, get the ability ID and the unit ID as the keys, and the data stored to be the level of the passive ability...
  3. jj84

    [Solved] non dispel or steal bloodlust ability

    hi guys is there any way to make a non dispel bloodlust ability or adding a non dispel buff on unit like doom buff.
  4. Retera

    How does Warcraft 3 actually work?

    Hi! I'm Retera, the Advocate of Warsmash. Warsmash is the idea that most people think is stupid -- and that I knew from the moment I decided to build the technology prototype that people thought it was stupid -- wherein I take the social stance that modding Warcraft III would be easier if we...
  5. Krakenn99

    Tornado Slow aura dispel?

    Hello, I'm using Tornado Slow Aura to make debuffs for my custom spells I make via triggers. The issue I'm running into is that I want to be able to dispel the debuffs sometimes but since it's an aura I can't - of course I can do that via triggers but I'm wondering if there is an easier - more...
  6. Konsumator

    [Spell] Trying to make Bloodseeker's Thirst ability to revive dota 1 in version 6.78e, please help :C

    I have been editing the abilities of Dota version 6.78 using the war3map script, to finish the changes I wanted to modify the 3rd ability of bloodseeker "Thirst", but the JASS code I made does not work, I have edited and tested it many times, it just does not work . The complicated thing aside...
  7. B22

    [Misc] Tips & Tricks - Using Abilities as Data Reference for Triggering

    Tips & Tricks Using Abilities as Data Reference for Triggering For the remainder of this thread, I'm going to call this method PRAT (Procedural Referencing with Ability object for Triggering) to make it easier. I recently came up with this method and could not find any mention of something...
  8. MangaPwnz

    [Solved] [LUA] Change ability field for ALL abilities with abilCode

    Hello :) I'm trying to make a custom spell system and need help with a specific part of it. Goal: I want to be able to create custom spells while touching the object editor as little as possible. I want to be to fill in as many as possible of the fields - the most important are cooldown, mana...
  9. CollectorofStoriesUntold

    [Spell] Detecting when unit is order to drop one corpse

    Hello, fellow hivers. I'm currently working on abilities for a corpse chart. The idea behind the ability is that every time the unit acquires a corpse, it levels up an aura ability, and when it drops one it lowers the level of the aura ability. I have figured out how to detect when a corpse is...
  10. Angelicmuse

    Help creating custom aura ability

    Disclaimer: Relatively new to map making in general and still learning how to make various abilities function. I'm trying to create an ability that toggles between two or more different aura. Basically just press the ability to change from one effect to another. The actual effects of which are...
  11. coconut

    [Solved] How to block any one ability?

    Is it possible to somehow block a specific ability for the hero in WE so that he cannot use it at some point?
  12. Hannesburgo

    [Solved] Check if an ability kills an unit and do certain effect

    Hello there! I am creating a new ability to my hero called Plunder. The skill itself is a point-and-click damaging skill that, if kills an unit, gives the player gold. The problem is: Whenever I try a new solution, two of the scenarios happen: 1) The player gains gold even if it doesnt kill...
  13. HerlySQR

    How can I check where is a concentration of units?

    Hello, I now that units with abilities like frame strike or blizzard checks if there are a group of units which they can cast those spells, I wanna know how can I do that? Because the methods I'm thinking are not practical.
  14. Oppaikun

    [Solved] [1.31.1] Stacking Healing Spell

    Hey all, I've been trying to create a custom healing spell, but I'm not experienced enough to pull it off, so I'm hoping someone here can help me (I'm on 1.31). Here's a description of the spell: Amplifying Heal Heals target for 50 + ((HealAmpCharges) x 10/20/30/40/50) (increments are for each...
  15. Benpai

    Game crash

    Hi, when I cast this ability about 50 to 100 times the game crashes, can it be that when you save too many units in variables Warcraft is overloaded? How can I solve this problem? Alpha Strike Events Unit - A unit Starts the effect of an ability Conditions (Ability...
  16. DexterFstone

    lightning attack and barrage

    Hi I have a tower and i add lightning attack and barrage ability but multishot not have lightning effect it is possible to fix that?
  17. R_Reaper

    Basic (existing) abilities and spell modding (data fields) in MPQ

    Hi all! I run some turns in the staff contact where to put this thread: hopefully this is the proper place. I wish to get help how to edit and modify basic (existing by base) abilities and spells in MPQ. Means: game MPQ -> NOT the map MPQ! In a more concrete way: which data fields used by...
  18. Altruistic Anduin

    [HD/Misc] Snowy Owl as an Owl Scout icon

    The three levels of the Owl Scout unit has what looks like a unibrow. I am looking for an icon that will show the ethereal owl of the Sentinel ability, since it will use that art effect on my custom ability. I figured using one of the Owl Scout levels' unit icon, since both the Owl Scouts and...
  19. SnowTauren

    [Need Help] - $5 on Paypal if you help me - Enable/disable ability on unit summon/death

    Goal: Make Rexxar from Heroes of the storm that has summon Misha as Q ability and E as mend pet ability that heals Misha. What I need help with: 1. Disable mend pet for Rexxar when Misha is dead(not hide) only disable. 2. Enable mend pet for Rexxar when Misha is summoned back again with Q...
  20. Ruvven

    [Trigger] UnitMakeAbilityPermanent

    Hello again I have a map where spells are not learned normally and thus picked up by spell books along the way, also i have morphing possibilities and many of you probably know that the two of those does not go well together. I have seen alot of people mention the sentence i used as a...
  21. DexterFstone

    [Spell] bear trap ability

    Hi, I try to make bear trap ability and I'm using custom Ensnare ability for trapping unit around of bear trap but how to do that? I need trigger, pls help me
  22. DexterFstone

    Double click helper

    Hi how to make double click helper for ability for example a have Bloodlust ability and I need when press 2 time B it is cast to himself How to do that? (it's like all abilities in DotA and LoD map)
  23. WidescreeN

    All Neutral Hostile Units regen health when unengaged

    Hello guys, I am in a pickle. I'm trying to make that every 30 second of the game, a trigger checks if ANY neutral hostile unit is attacking or being attacked, if they are, nothing happens, but when they are not doing anything (nor attacking or being attacked) they gain an ability which i...
  24. DexterFstone

    pause cooldown ability

    Hi it's possible to make a ability to pause enemy abilities cooldown? for example enemy cast ability then go to cooldown for 12 second after that me cast pause ability and cooldown for enemy pause for 5 second (after 17 second ability is ready)
  25. Maldiran

    Ability targeting an item

    Hey, simple question. I want to have an ability targeting item, that will fire up a trigger when casted. And I have no idea what is wrong. It is not working even if I replace "Starts the effect of an ability" with something else like "Starts casting". This question is probably dumb, but I have...
  26. DexterFstone

    need idea for ability

    Hi I work on my map and I try to make some hero it's like DotA, but some abilities are not good for my map and I need an idea. now I working on Bounty Hunter and spell Track isn't good for my map and I don't have any idea. pls help to make a good ability for this hero and match to my map and...
  27. DexterFstone

    dps ability and slow

    Hi what is the best ability to make custom DPS and slow ability? (and turn on / off)
  28. Knight of Arsford

    [General] Ability Icons Not Appearing

    I know this isn't the first time it's been discussed, but I feel like mine's a peculiar case. I did read through the forums and their problems aren't nearly the same as mine. I was making a custom equipment system for an RPG. I made dummy passives out of 0% Bash to represent "empty" slots for...
  29. posthumousturbo

    [General] Which passive attack modifiers works with missile (splash)?

    Which passive attack modifiers works with missile (splash) attack? Please write me all abilities which works with missile (splash). Which type of passive ability will be good for infernal machine?
  30. DexterFstone

    Spell Immunity ability

    How to make Spell Immunity ability and when use add attack speed? I use Anti-magic shell and bloodlust ability but anti magic shell is remove buff bloodlust.
  31. Gray_Fox

    [Spell] Animation doesn't play for higher levels of spell.

    Hi, I'm making a spell based off cluster rockets. The animation for it plays fine whenever the spell is at level 1, however when upgraded to 2 or 3 the animation won't play anymore? I've tried playing the animation via a trigger but that doesn't seem to work either. Giving it to another Hero it...
  32. DexterFstone

    [SD/Modeling] alchemist acid spray

    Hi I try to find the effect of alchemist acid spray in world editor but I can't found, anybody can make it?
  33. DexterFstone

    morph passive ability

    Hi I try to make morph passive ability it's like (Stome Giant Grow! im DotA map) by using repalace unit but it is not work. How to make morph passive ability?
  34. DexterFstone

    Ability upgrade

    Hi I have 2 ability (ability1, ability1 upgrade) and one ability for change ability1 to ability1 upgrade (passive ability), now my question is how to change ability1 to ability1 upgrade with my passive ability? (I'm using attribute bonus for change ability1 to ability1 upgrade) I use Unit - Add...
  35. DexterFstone


    Hi, I try to make Toss ability it's like DotA but I don't know how to do that. Does anyone have an idea how to make it?
  36. DexterFstone

    Add and remove buff

    Hi I'm trying to make ult Jaina it's like DotA map and make a spell to add slowing for the area of ult but how to do that? (when unit move to the area of ult add a slow buff and slow MS AS and when leave remove buff and remove slow MS AS)
  37. ravellani

    [Solved] Item with cool down ability and a passive attachment

    I created a skill shot item that is a bow. It shoots an arrow when the item is used and has a cool down between uses. I wanted to add a bow attachment to the hand of the item owner so I tried to add the attachment to the bow shot ability but that is not a passive so it did not work. I added a...
  38. DexterFstone

    learn skill

    why I can't learn the last skill in all heroes, What is problem?
  39. DexterFstone

    problem ability learn

    Hi I make a hero and max leve of hero is 25. Hero has 4 ability (ablity 1 has 4 level and ability 2 3 and ability 4 has ult and 3 level) change level skip requirement ability 1 2 3 to 1 and ult to 5 and required level ult to 6 But you can't always learn a level of ability for examole ( 4/4/4/2)...
  40. footman102

    Help with upgrade enabling ability

    Hello, I am trying to give footmen "Elune's grace" (passive that reduces piercing damage and spell damage). But in order to enable the ability, you first need to research "defend" upgrade from barracks. Without the upgrade the ability is "greyed out" as if it's not active. But the unit is...
  41. FimbleTharn

    Which is More Efficient

    When it comes to triggers which use a dummy unit to cast an ability, which is more efficient? Having a dummy unit pre-placed in the editor which is moved around the map when called for by a trigger and just giving the dummy unit all the abilities it will potentially need in the object editor...
  42. DexterFstone

    wave spell

    Explanation: A wave of energy is released and gets bigger and bigger in an instant to reach the end of the map. As the wave increases, the damage is reduced to zero (damage 0 only at the end of the map) That is, if the hero uses the spell in the middle of the map, it will grow to the maximum...
  43. J2Krauser

    [Solved] Dynamically changing button position to "stack abilities"

    Misleading title, and hi. I can't think of a short title that actually communicates my question properly. So, the situation: 4 different spell books. These are the abilities, or rather the arrays of abilities if we're trying hard to be technically correct. They contain the stuff I want, and...
  44. bruunk

    [Solved] Info on what types of slows stack with themself

    Hi, I want to make a spell that has a short cooldown and will slow the target slightly, allowing the player to spam out slows and gradually make the target enemy very slow. I know that slow poison has a field for this, I've never tested it but I was thinking about using that but I want to know...
  45. Dispatcher

    Confused with a spell

    Does anybody know how too modify the Incenerate (arrow) ability in the WE like how to modify its damage and death damage and death damage area?
  46. HerlySQR

    Why Disable ability for player doesn't work?

    Every time I use that function never work, Can you tell me why?
  47. Kreuzschlitz

    Ability racial classification or similar filter

    Hi everyone, I'm trying to create a condition that checks whether a spell being cast is in the undead category or night elf category in the editor and to create different floating text depending on which race it is. I could not find any such conditions when playing around in the editor. The...
  48. ZeroGravity

    Need help with resurrect all dead ally heroes trigger?

    So I don't know where to start with this trigger. I do have resurrect one ally hero ability though which is this one. Hero Revive 1 Events Unit - A unit Starts the effect of an ability Conditions (Ability being cast) Equal to Death Negater (Revive Ability) Actions...
  49. Bgreat

    Item ability

    Hi everyone, I was making items ability and got stuck. The ideal is to create item with hero ability. So when player buy the item from shop they can use the ability of that item once then It will disappear. what I did: - create ability - create item with that ability - create a shop that sell...
  50. Cheshire

    [Spell] change the target impact point of storm bolt projectile

    Hey there, Is there a way to change the height the storm bolt projectile hits it's target? the ability doesn't have a field for changing the projectile impact target Z value, and has no target attachments specified on default so I don't think that would do it. thanks!