Boomies are one of the most simple specs to play these days, but that doesn’t mean it can’t get any easier. If you’re looking for some super simple, yet effective macros that will improve your gameplay, while being macro beginner-friendly and safe to use, you’re in the right place.
Before we begin, though…
I highly recommend some sort of group-frame-bar-manager-addon thingy (Healbot is my go-to!), that you can use to hover over your friends’ nameplates and cast more easily.
Another thing I should mention is that these macros are 100% safe to use; you’re not breaking any Blizzard rules whatsoever. This is something a lot of fresh players worry about and that’s why they don’t use Marcos, so I just wanted to get that out of the way.
Also, these ones are not all the macros that exist, and there are plenty of lesser-known ones that I won’t be going over, as these are the most simple, effective and beginner-friendly ones I could think of.
Balance Druid Macros
The first macro that I wanna mention is for Rebirth, which will allow you to cast Rebirth on one of your fallen friends by mousing over their corpse, or even better, their nameplate, and then casting the spell. This is why I mentioned Healbot as a great addon to go along with your macro business.
The next one is Remove Corruption, which pretty much does the same thing, but the difference is that it’ll remove curses from a friendly target that’s alive, and if there’s nobody around, then that’s you.
#showtooltip Remove Corruption
/cast [target=mouseover,help,nodead][target=target] Remove Corruption
Another one is the Innervate macro, and this one I find particularly handy, as it also announces your Healer that they’ve been Innervated. This actually helps a lot, because your healer will be aware of the free mana and will be able to utilize this in the best possible way.
/cast [help] Innervate
/5 <<Innervating %T>>
/script SendChatMessage(“You have been INNERVATED, use it well!”,”WHISPER”,nil, UnitName(“target”))
The next two are pretty cool, as they don’t require you to tab between your targets as much as you used to. This macro is made for both Moonfire and Sunfire separately, but they work in the same way. Essentially, you’re able to cast Moonfire or Sunfire on any target in range that you mouseover, without actually changing the main target. So that means you can off-dot everyone and still fire off Starsurge on your main target, which will usually be the largest and/or the beefiest in the pack.
The next one is a defensive macro for Bear Form, and it stops the spell you’re casting, while getting you straight into Bear form. This is more reactive than you waiting for your cast to go off before shapeshifting and starting to grind Rage for your defensive abilities.
/cast Bear Form
Then, there’s the Starfall macro, allowing you to cast Starfall wherever your mouse is pointing at anything within your range.
/cast [@cursor] Starfall
Another one I highly recommend is the Starsurge macro, which essentially cancels your next queued spell in order to cast Starsurge. This one is pretty sweet, as it removes the frustrating feeling of you being in the middle of a cast you’ve changed your mind about, having to move to interrupt it, and then casting Starsurge. That alone makes a huge difference in your momentum, and that’s why this is one of those macros that can get you to deal more damage. Therefore, if there’s any particular macro I recommend as a must, it’s this one.
/cast [@target, exists, mod:shift][@focus, exists, harm, nomod] Starsurge; Starsurge
The next one is a bit of a wacky one and I personally enjoy it, but it’s in no way necessary. Basically, it works in a way that it casts Shadowmend if you’re in combat. If you’re out of combat, you’ll go into Prowl and Cat form. It helps in PvP, and as that’s what I usually do as a Druid, I use it a whole lot (and you should, too!).
/cast [combat] Shadowmeld; [nocombat, noform:3] Cat Form [nocombat, form:3] !Prowl
This one casts Thorns on your friendly target, or on a friendly target of your target, or on your mouseover target, assuming they’re not dead. It’s super useful if you’re, let’s say, in the middle of an attack, but you want to protect your tank, without changing the target yourself.
/cast [@target, help, nodead][@targettarget, help, nodead][@mouseover, help, nodead] Thorns
You can also cast Regrowth, or Rejuvenation depending on your talents, by mousing over your ally’s bar or body, by taking advantage of the healing macro. This is a lot more simple than clicking and tabbing on players in the middle of a fight, so it’s definitely recommended.
/cast [@mouseover, exists, nodead] Regrowth
/cast [@mouseover, exists, nodead] Rejuvenation
You can also mass root a group of enemies, followed by the silence, with this handy little Roots Beam macro that stops all the other casts and casts these spells if they’re available.
#showtooltip Solar Beam
/cast Mass Entanglement
/cast Solar Beam
Finally, there’s Cyclone, which allows you to cast Cyclone on your mouseover target. Super useful in PvP, so if you enjoy that kind of thing, this one is highly recommended!
/cast [target=mouseover,exists,nodead] Cyclone
That is pretty much it when it comes to Boomie macros for now. Let me know in the comments if you’ve got some interesting ones to share. If you’re more of a visual type, and you don’t mind getting easy wins in WoW, you can check out all of this in my video – and subscribe for more awesome WoW stuff!