WoW API < GetPlayerBuffName

Used to retrieve the name and rank of a buff in a given index, or to verify a buff with the given name (and optionally, rank) is present.

local name, rank = GetPlayerBuffName(id, or "name"[,"rank"])

Parameters[edit | edit source]

Arguments[edit | edit source]

  • id (number) - index from 1 to 16
  • name (string) - name of the buff to retrieve
  • rank (string) - rank of the buff to retrieve, as returned by this function (Optional)

Returns[edit | edit source]

  • name (string) - name of buff found
  • rank (string) - rank of buff found

Example[edit | edit source]

Called on a paladin with Devotion Aura (Rank 1) in buff slot 1

local buffName, buffRank = GetPlayerBuffName(1)
Result
buffName = "Devotion Aura"
buffRank = "Rank 1"

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Removed in patch 3.0. Use UnitAura (or derived functions) to retrieve information about buffs.
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