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SimulationCraft is an fan created external tool designed to simulate raid DPS and TPS (threat or aggro).

Description Edit

Here is the description from the Google Code project site:

SimulationCraft is a tool to explore combat mechanics in the popular MMO RPG World of Warcraft (tm).


It is a multi-player event driven simulator written in C++ that models raid damage and threat generation.

Increasing class synergy and the prevalence of proc-based combat modifiers have eroded the accuracy of traditional calculators that rely upon closed-form approximations to model very complex mechanics. The goal of this simulator is to close the accuracy gap while maintaining a performance level high enough to calculate relative stat weights to aid gear selection.

SimulationCraft allows raid/party creation of arbitrary size, generating detailed reports for both individual and raid performance. Currently, it is a command-line tool in which the player profiles are specified via parameter files.

Licensing Edit

This code was released under the GNU General Public License v3

FeaturesEdit

Class support Edit

This code base supports the following classes:

Future support for feral druids and paladins is pending.

Operating system support Edit

This code base has been compiled for the following operating systems:

  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Macintosh OS X

Alternatives Edit

WoW Simcraft Edit

WoW Simcraft is a website that runs a simulationcraft instance on its servers so you don't have to download the application. WoW Simcraft only has a limited set of features so you will still need to use simulationcraft proper to do anything non-standard.

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