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Dummy unit spell caster

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hmmm..... 1 question about dummy who casts the spell:

is it possible for dummy unit to cast custom spells??? everytime when i change something in original spell, the spell in -order desappears...???

and 1 more ^^ : how can i make missile visible for chain lightning??? i want to delete lightning effects and see only missile.


... thank you 4 report :eekani:
 
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Ofc it is - you just need to know what your custom spell is based on and order the dummy to cast the spell with triggers Order unit to Arch Mage - Blizzard, Demon Hunter - Mana Burn, etc. You need to know if your ability is targeting a point, unit or no target, Then use the trigger order targeting a point/unit/no target depending on where your ability belongs to.

E.g you have SOme earthquake based on Thunder Clap. Then choose the trigger Order Your Dummy with no target - Human Mountain King - Thunder Clap.

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If you want the missile to be jumping from 1 target to another, you may have to create a dummy at the position of each enemy targeting with a missile the next one. Otherwise delete the Art- Lightning Effects Chaing LIghtning and anything that this effect.

I don't know the anatomy of a chain lightning but yeah, you need dummis cause the missile won't fly to every target.
 
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hm.. is it this: i create a thunder clap with 500 damage (thats a custom spell) and i give that spell to dummy, than order him to cast no target - humman mountin k. thunder clap, so that 2 spell are the same type so the dummy unit will cast (custom) thunder clap not original???? (0,o)?
 
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casting from dummy

@theTerran

what is the GUI for making a dummy cast a spell/Ability? i understand what you are talking about but can't find it in the GUI.

Thanks
 
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Using a dummy for chain-lightning thing:
  • BlahBlah
    • Events
      • Unit - A unit Starts the effect of an ability
    • Conditions
      • (Ability being cast) Equal to <Ability>
    • Actions
      • Set Target = (Target unit of ability being cast)
      • Set TargetLoc = (Position of (Triggering unit))
      • Unit - Create 1 <DummyUnit> for (Owner of (Triggering unit)) at TargetLoc facing Default building facing degrees
      • Unit - Add <AbilityWhichWillBeCastByDummy> to (Last created unit)
      • Unit - Order (Last created unit) to Orc Far Seer - Chain Lightning Target // for chain-lightning ability
      • Unit - Add a 3.00 second Generic expiration timer to (Last created unit)
      • Custom script: call RemoveLocation (udg_TargetLoc)
      • Custom script: set udg_Target = null
 
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