For this week's edition of Reader UI of the Week, we're featuring a pretty swank layout designed by Kirrina, L70 Night Elf Hunter of <Kiss of Ysera> from Emerald Dream, EU. For those of you curious of all the mods at work on this setup, here's what Kirrina had to say:

The focus here is to clear the majority of my screen so that I can just enjoy the game, seeing the really rather nice graphics that Blizz have made the effort to produce. I'm the raid leader in our Karazhan raids, so I also need to see how the raid is doing, have the healers got enough mana, who's targeting who and so on.
So, on to the addons:

Layout
  • Bongos 2* - for the basic positioning of my action bars, map, character menu etc.
  • eePanels2 - for the semi-transparent panel at the bottom of the screen. I don't feel the need for some major piece of artwork, I just want it clean.
  • AutoBar - gives me easy access to my consumables (bottom right)
Fubar -- Shows a bar at the top and bottom (hidden) of the screen with information about a lot of things. (Most of these are pretty self-explanatory.) Includes:
  • AmmoFu
  • ClockFu
  • DPS
  • DurabilityFu
  • ExperienceFu
  • FactionsFu
  • FriendsFu
  • GuildFu
  • ItemBonusesFu
  • MoneyFu
  • PetInfoFu
  • ToFu
Unit frames
  • ag_UnitFrames -- including aUF_Banzai, aUF_Layouts, aUF_RangeCheck - this displays clean & simple unit frames for myself & my party, but more importantly it highlights the current party member who has aggro.
Combat
  • SCT, SCTd - for the scrolling combat text (and damage) on the screen
  • WitchHunter / Antagonist - spell alerts to see what mobs are casting
  • BanzaiAlert - alerts me when I get aggro
  • Recount - damage meters (bottom right)
  • MainAssist - shows me what everyone in my group (5 mans) or the MT targets (raids) are targetting so I can assist them. I haven't quite figured out how to turn off ORA2 assists, which is why I have both on screen (bottom-ish left) at the same time.
  • MobHealth - estimates mob health
Raid
  • ORA2, sRaidFrames, XRS - CT Raid equivalent
  • Deadly Boss Mods* - boss warnings
  • Omen / ThreatLib - threat meters (bottom right)
  • Incubator - respawn timer
Hunter
  • zHunterMod* - drop down (or up) menus for traps, aspects, tracking etc.
  • King of the Jungle - pet feeder
  • Sorren's Timers - timer bars, for shots, marks & traps
Inventory
  • Baggins, Baggins_Search - all in one bag, allows you to set up custom grouping of items (i.e. for Auction)
  • ClosetGnome - switch gear sets
  • CharacterInfo - see all your characters inventory
Others
  • Loot: ItemSync, AtlasLoot
  • Chat: Prat
  • Maps: Cartographer
  • Unit Tooltips: CowTip
  • Mail: Postal
  • Buffs: ElkBuffBars
  • Quests: nQuestLog, Lightheaded* - shows you the comments from wowhead for each quest
And the rest
  • DeuceCommander - Fubar config
  • EQCompare - allows me to compare items
  • ErrorMonster - traps errors, very useful for my Steady Shot/Kill Command macro
  • RatingBuster - breaks down combat ratings into real percentages
  • HunterAEP - allows me to weight items to find out whether an item is actually an upgrade in real terms
  • Mendeleev - lots of information added to tooltips
  • BugSack - captures bugs from addons
Wow! That's a lot of different mods, but it certainly comes out into one really nice looking package. I can't speak to the Hunter mods, as I don't happen to have a Hunter past level 22, but I use many of the same ones in my setup and I know I can't live without them. (Note: this was sent in pre-2.3, so we make no guarantee on the availability of some of these mods post-patch.)

If you're interested in showing off your UI for all of our readers to see, just drop me a mail at readerui@gmail.com with your character info, screens of your UI, and all the information. Your setup may be featured next for everyone to check out!

This article was originally published on WoW Insider.

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