WoW API < UnitFacing

Returns the direction in which the unit is facing, counterclockwise radians, 0 at North.

orientation = UnitFacing(unit);

Parameters[edit | edit source]

Arguments[edit | edit source]

  • unit (string) - the UnitId of the unit whose orientation you wish to query.

Returns[edit | edit source]

  • orientation (number) - the current orientation (counterclockwise radians, 0 at north) of the specified unit

Example[edit | edit source]

local dir = UnitFacing("player")
local dir2 = UnitFacing("target")
ChatFrame1:AddMessage('player orientation: ' .. dir)
ChatFrame1:AddMessage('target orientation: ' .. dir2)

Prints the player's and target's orientation to the chat frame as

'player orientation: 3.112' and 'target orientation: 0.112'.
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