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Updated:02/09/21 05:35 PM
Created:02/04/21 10:37 AM
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Perfect Weave  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)
Version: 0.8
by: andy.s [More]
TL;DR: install the addon, quickly press light attacks and skills multiple times (aka spam), enjoy perfect weaving.

Want to weave light attacks as fast as Liko, but always missing a few of them? Tired of double casting your scalding rune or boneyard? Worry no more! This addon won't let you use a next skill in your rotation until you've done a light attack. Without going into technical details, which you can find below, just try spamming light attack button and a skill simultaneously on a dummy and see how it works.

What you should know about weaving in ESO:

Global cooldown (GCD) for skills is 1000ms. By default, after using a skill you can queue another one in 400ms, and it will fire automatically when GCD is over. If you try to queue two skills, then only the last one will be fired. This is the reason of missing light attacks (LA), because LA is also a skill. The addon can prevent you from queueing a skill while there is a queued LA. That skill won't fire off automatically, so you need to press its button multiple times until GCD allows it. There is also a ping-dependant part of GCD, and the addon tries to adjust to your game latency, but if you have really unstable ping, then you can try setting the length of this part manually, though it's hardly possible to weave perfectly with bad ping anyway.

If you want to queue skills without light attacks sometimes, then set addon mode to "Soft" in the settings, but it will increase the chance of missing a light attack.

To get the most of the addon you need to change your rotation to something like this: LA -> press Skill 2-3 times -> press LA 2-3 times -> press skill 2-3 times -> ... It is to ensure that skills go off right after GCD is over.

Known issues:

Weaving some channeled skills might not be perfect, because all of them are different and I'll need more time to test. When you block, dodge and interrupt your rotation in other ways, then don't expect this addon to keep up with you. If you have vampire toggle in your first skill slot, then don't.

If you've suddenly become much better at weaving, then consider supporting my work by clicking the Donate button above, since I'm pretty much inactive in ESO and rarely spend my free time doing fun stuff like this.
0.8
- Added an option to block Nightblade's Grim Focus when trying to use it too soon after a light attack at 4 stacks (enabled by default, but has no effect when the mode is None).
- Channeled abilities are also affected by ping/"input lag" now. It allows to recast them a bit sooner, but increases the chance of a missed LA a bit.
- Reworked context menu and fixed a small UI error.

0.7
- The addon now doesn't block your skills if you are not targeting an enemy, so you can turn away from a boss and queue skills as usual even when the mode is set to Hard.

0.6
- The addon now adjusts automatically to your ping, which brings weaving closer to the perfect one, but only if the ping is somewhat stable (although it's impossible to weave perfectly with unstable ping anyway due to GCD mechanic). You can still set the delay manually by disabling "Automatic lag".
- Adjusted channeled abilities timings a bit, but Radiant Destruction is still wonky (as always).

0.5
- Improved ground target abilities blocking. No way you can double cast them now, but still can queue properly with the addon "disabled".

0.4
- It's now possible to whitelist or blacklist abilities you don't want the addon to handle. By default, the addon blocks all abilities from casting, but if you blacklist some of them, then those abilities can be queued, which means you'll be able to miss light attacks before them. When you are using whitelist, then the addon doesn't block any abilities and you can only make it block some of them, e.g. spammables like Elemental Weapon. To add an ability to black/white list, right click on it on your action bar.

0.3
- Added an option to always prevent ground target abilities from accidental double casting in any addon mode (enabled by default).
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Unread 01/14/24, 11:54 PM  
Orion33

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Addon not doing anything

Originally Posted by Ardevlirn
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Excellent explanation, thank you very much!
However, during this time, I also tested it on the PTS. From my observations, when you press Abilities/Light Attack in turn, there is a clear weaving. Combat Metrics logs show that the number of abilities and the number of Light Attacks match, with a pause of about 100ms between them for a one-minute test. This means that in general, you don't have to worry too much about weaving, and you can press the buttons rather chaotically
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Unread 09/07/23, 01:40 AM  
Bashev

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Skill then bash

Is there an option if a skill is queued then pressing bash to not override the skill in the queue if there is only 100-200 ms until the GCD is over and the skill will be executed?
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Unread 08/15/23, 12:30 PM  
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Re: Re: Re: Re: Addon not doing anything

Originally Posted by Orion33
Originally Posted by BjornTheRipper
andy.s interestingly, i have my PerfectWeave setup to hard, an im able to cast skills back to back without a light attack.

If the addon prevents me from casting skills without L/A. Any idea why its occurring? Are there any other addons that might interfere?
I also don't understand how it works. Or if it works at all. There's nothing stopping me from queuing two skins without LA, or even one skill twice.
The addon description and the in game readme in the addon setting clearly say it prevent queuing an ability WHEN there is a light attack already queued. It also explain that by default(without the mod) when trying to queue an ability/LA the game replace the previously queued action.

Hard mode: Prevent ability from being queued while you are in Global Cooldown(before 1000ms elapsed since last ability cast).
Soft mode: Allow to queue ability while in Gobal Cooldown but prevent them from overiding queued LA.

So it doesn't prevent casting ability in a row, it only prevent from overiding the queued LA.
Case per case example(for soft mode but most also apply to hard mode):
-Press ability then press ability again = cast the ability twice
-Press LA then press LA again = cast LA twice
-Press ability then press ability again then press LA = cast abity once then cast LA(because the LA press overide the 2nd ability press in the queue)
-Press ability then press LA then press ability again = cast ability then cast LA(the mod prevent the second press of the abilty from overiding the LA in the queue).
The case for hard mode that change:
-Press ability then press ability again while in GCD = cast the ability once
-Press ability then press ability again after GCD(1000ms elapsed since last cast) = cast the ability twice
-Press ability then press ability again while in GCD then press LA = cast ability once then cast LA(because the hard mode prevented the 2nd ability press from being queued)
-Press ability then press ability again after GCD then press LA = cast ability twice then cast LA

Tested each case and each settings so i can confirm that the mod work perfectly as intended.
I personnaly recommend to use the soft mode so it doesn't impair you from queuing ability while not in position to hit with a LA.
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Unread 08/13/23, 07:10 AM  
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Re: Re: Re: Addon not doing anything

Originally Posted by BjornTheRipper
andy.s interestingly, i have my PerfectWeave setup to hard, an im able to cast skills back to back without a light attack.

If the addon prevents me from casting skills without L/A. Any idea why its occurring? Are there any other addons that might interfere?

I also don't understand how it works. Or if it works at all. There's nothing stopping me from queuing two skins without LA, or even one skill twice.
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Unread 01/30/23, 09:16 AM  
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uodaten plz
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Unread 08/31/22, 12:00 AM  
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Awesome addon. Extremely helpfull for people with terrible timing skills like me.

If you ever update it again could you please, if at all possible, make it so that it also blocks skills after a bar swap. ie Bar swap, LA, skill. Generally I only miss LA after barswaps now.

For what it is worth I could not get it to work properly with 0.8s channels. I manually changed a "150" value to "330" in the channel section and I now can get a 0.12 weave on those.

Cheers
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Unread 07/31/22, 12:43 PM  
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Re: Re: Addon not doing anything

Originally Posted by andy.s
Originally Posted by GottaSlay
I'm trying out this addon on my MagSorc. Tested on a dummy and it just simply didn't do anything. Addon is enabled and running on default settings.
It doesn't do anything for you, just prevents you from casting a skill without a light attack. And as a bonus feature doesn't let you cast a ground target aoe twice.

andy.s interestingly, i have my PerfectWeave setup to hard, an im able to cast skills back to back without a light attack.

If the addon prevents me from casting skills without L/A. Any idea why its occurring? Are there any other addons that might interfere?

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Unread 05/28/22, 12:07 PM  
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This looks like something that will make me enjoy ESO again. I hope it works. Too bad there are no updates, or perhaps it's not necessary.

edit: it seems to work, I don't know how -- but spamming clicks and abilities seems to end up in an almost perfect weave. TY! I would donate if I wasn't broke as hell. Hopefully later. Also, I was under the impression that with 'hard' it would prevent me completely from casting anything without pressing a LA first, but it doesn't, it's odd.
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Unread 05/19/22, 03:40 PM  
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Nevermind.
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Unread 01/01/22, 08:26 AM  
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Per Character Settings

Hi, is it possible to add a toggle for "global" and "per character" settings? because at the moment all settings are shared and the supports are better to have the mode set to none. So we can have all DDs on hard or soft and support chars on none. Still the "block ground abilities" will work anyway, which is good for supports too.
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Unread 10/03/21, 12:55 AM  
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Post Addon seems out of date

Hey there! Seems this addon may be out of date. I am back to where I was before having issues with light attacks going off AFTER I do a skill or just not going off at all. I have high ping so it is easy for me to tell if an addon like this isn't working. In a recent parse I had a 110/200 LA/skill ratio just to test it out
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Unread 05/29/21, 07:30 AM  
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I am not sure what's going wrong.

Okay so tried it on my magsorc and stamplar, it lets me spam jabs without stopping also lets me cast endless hail twice in a row What might be going wrong?
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Unread 05/22/21, 03:30 PM  
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This addon made me weave much better on my stamblade, it's a bit weird getting used to it but it made me my damage on dummy increase from 82 to 86k.

I have also tried it out in trials and can say that it makes it much easier to focus on mechanics instead of focusing on weaving. also made me way less prone to **** up my rotation in trials.

Some people have told me that they don't like this addon and that it will make me become a worse player in the long run. Some consider it even being cheating.
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Unread 05/18/21, 11:59 PM  
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Hello, This addon is not working at all... Its not blocking my abilities when i don't auto attack, Iv tried it with all different characters that iv got but it just doesnt work

Or am i missing something?
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Unread 03/16/21, 10:36 AM  
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Re: Re: templar jabs?

Originally Posted by andy.s
Originally Posted by vgabor
Any way to make it work with templar jabs and puncturing sweeps?
Last time I checked it worked. It means if you spam LA + jabs, then you should get good LA ratio.
It isn't working for me for jabs, when I spam LA + jabs most of LA is lost.
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