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Ray spell help...

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I have a spell that gives a 100% chance to activate on attacks, but can only activate every 10 seconds. I used Pulverize to make the base ability, and it works fine, but I can't figure out what to do next.
I want it so that when the spell triggers, it fires out a line of explosions (holy light graphic) in the direction the hero is facing. The amount of explosions would be 6+(lvl*2).
I also want this spell to be in jass, because although I suck at it, I try to use as little GUI as possible because it's so annoying to use.

Someone please tell me exactly which functions I need to use and I will probably be able to figure out the rest.

Thanks,
~Void~
 
Passive spell with cooldown?
For that you can use the item ability Orb of Lightning (new)
Set the chance to hit to 100% and only change the cooldown of your original spell. Don't change the cooldown of orb of lightning.

However theres a bug with Orb of Lightning (new). It only casts if the unit gets an order to attack. That means if the unit attacks automatically the spell won't be casted.
 
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Well I made this which fires when you cast a spell (change rawcode) but im not sure if it will fire when a passive ability fires.

JASS:
function Trig_NewTrigger_Conditions takes nothing returns boolean
    return GetSpellAbilityId() == 'A000'
endfunction
function Trig_NewTrigger_Actions takes nothing returns nothing
    local unit whichUnit = GetTriggerUnit()
    local real angle = GetUnitFacing(whichUnit)
    local real x = GetUnitX(whichUnit)
    local real y = GetUnitY(whichUnit)
    local integer num = GetUnitAbilityLevel(whichUnit, 'A000') * 2 + 6
    local integer i = 0
    local effect e
    loop
        exitwhen i == num
        set x = x + 50 * Cos(angle * bj_DEGTORAD)
        set y = y + 50 * Sin(angle * bj_DEGTORAD)
        set e = AddSpecialEffect("Abilities\\Spells\\Human\\HolyBolt\\HolyBoltSpecialArt.mdl", x, y)
        call DestroyEffect(e)
        call UnitDamagePoint(whichUnit, 0, 25, x, y, 100, true, false, ATTACK_TYPE_NORMAL, DAMAGE_TYPE_UNIVERSAL, WEAPON_TYPE_WHOKNOWS) 
        set i = i + 1
    endloop
    set whichUnit = null
endfunction

//==== Init Trigger NewTrigger ====
function InitTrig_NewTrigger takes nothing returns nothing
    set gg_trg_NewTrigger = CreateTrigger()
    call TriggerRegisterAnyUnitEventBJ( gg_trg_NewTrigger, EVENT_PLAYER_UNIT_SPELL_EFFECT )
    call TriggerAddCondition(gg_trg_NewTrigger, Condition(function Trig_NewTrigger_Conditions))
    call TriggerAddAction(gg_trg_NewTrigger, function Trig_NewTrigger_Actions)
endfunction


If you need help with changing values and stuff just ask.
 
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