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Added in 3.0.2
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Returns the color for a threat status.

r, g, b = GetThreatStatusColor(status)

Arguments

status
number? - Usually the return of UnitThreatSituation

Returns

r
number - a value between 0 and 1 for the red content of the color
g
number - a value between 0 and 1 for the green content of the color
b
number - a value between 0 and 1 for the blue content of the color

Details

  • Usually returns one of the following:
1: 1.00, 1.00, 0.47 (yellow)
2: 1.00, 0.60, 0.00 (orange)
3: 1.00, 0.00, 0.00 (red)
  • Other values observed in the wild, but these situations do not occur in the default UI:
0 or nil: 0.69, 0.69, 0.69 (grey)
-1: 1.00, 1.00, 1.00 (white)

Example

Prints a description of the player's threat situation to the chat frame, colored appropriately. e.g.

local statustxts = { "low on threat",  "overnuking", "losing threat", "tanking securely" }

local status = UnitThreatSituation("player", "target") -- returns nil, 0, 1, 2 or 3
if (status) then
	local r, g, b = GetThreatStatusColor(status)
	print(status .. ": You are " .. statustxts[status + 1] .. ".", r, g, b)
else
    print("nil: You are not on their threat table.")
end

Results in one of the following.

0: You are low on threat.
1: You are overnuking.
2: You are losing threat.
3: You are tanking securely.
nil: You are not on their threat table.

Patch changes

Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.0.2 (2008-10-14): Added

See also

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