Alright, let's take a step back and look at some the actual features of Talented, per the author's description over at Curse.com:
- "See the complete talent tree on a single frame.
- Create templates, for your class and, optionally, other classes too.
- Set a specific template as a target, and see it when you're spending your next talent point on level up.
- Apply complete templates with a single click, after a talent wipe
- Share your current build with other, or any template you've made. Import templates directly from the Blizzard Talent calculator, wowhead or wowdb.
- Export templates as URL to wowhead, wowdb or the Blizzard Talent calculator.See other's template if they have LibRockComm installed."
Okay, so first and foremost, your talent interface will now display all three talent trees, giving you a bird's eye view
of your entire spec, all of which can be re-sized if you're not content with its default size.
From any character, you can create templates for any class and store them for use later on. Setting a template as your target saves you the time of rehashing your build
every time you ding. (Not everyone plans or knows how each point will be spent at every level, so settle down.)
My favorite feature is the ability to apply a template in one click, which I think I've made clear, but there is nothing like being able to re-spec, re-gear and tweak your UI
for a different role in less than a few minutes. It's a good way to earn a few points with your raid leader as well, if you're into that.
Importing to and exporting from popular database sites or even Blizzard's own talent calculator can ease the strain of data entry when you've got a killer build you want or would like to share. All that said, you can share templates with fellow Talented
users. Just in case your Ret pally has a terrible build and you want to share your stored template, which actually includes Precision
, with him or her. (If you're sharing a template it probably means said Ret pally is not hit-capped because they haven't done their homework.) Read all about it over at RetPaladin.com
That is it, folks, an addon that enhances the default talent interface with a bunch of handy features. Make sure if you're downloading Talented
that you go ahead and grab Talented_Data
as well, you'll want the added functionality. (Combine the two? Hint hint, wink wink)