Client Version: 5.0.4


Uses the 3.0 Arena Unit IDs, this enables full functionality even if the enemy is seen first while in combat.

General arena unit frame features:

  • HP bar + Text
  • Mana bar + Text
  • Cast bar + Text
  • Class icon

PvP trinket status:
Five display options:

  • Name icon.
  • Name text.
  • Big icon (big, scalable icon to the right).
  • Small icon (small icon to the right on top of the mana bar).
  • Grid-style icon (colored square to the right on top of the mana bar that turns red when the trinket has been used).
  • Target of Target – displays a class icon representing the enemy’s target.
  • You can click on the icon to target your enemy’s target or use mouseover macros.


  • New enemy announcement – announces new enemies.
  • Trinket announcement – announces when the trinket is used/is ready again.

Drinking announecment.

  • Enemies on low health – announces enemies that are about to die, you can set the percentage yourself.
  • Aura announcement – announces aura used.
  • Cooldown announcement – announces cooldown used.

Auras – shows important buffs and debuffs on the arena enemies.

  • You can add/delete/edit auras via the configuration screen.

Cooldown Tracker – shows enemy cooldowns

  • You can enable/disable single cooldowns or entire classes, set an announce type or sound on cooldown used.

DR Tracker – shows diminishing returns on the arena enemies.

  • You can enable/disable single diminishing returns types or show/hide the diminishing returns value.

Click actions – you can select what is going to happen when you click on a Gladius button.
Ten editable click actions.

  • Three modifiers: SHIFT, CTRL and ALT.
  • Four different action types: Target, Focus, Cast Spell and Macro.

Slash commands

  • /gladius ui/config/options – displays the configuration screen.
  • /gladius test1-5 – shows a test frame with the chosen amount of test units.
  • /gladius hide – hides the test frame.

Macros are meant for the more advanced users, since you’d need to use “*unit” (short for the UnitID of the enemy) for a macro to work. 
To cast Polymorph on the enemy and print out the name of the enemy in the party chat you would have to do:

  • /cast [target=*unit] Polymorph
  • /script SendChatMessage(UnitName(“*unit”), “PARTY”)

Will you ever have Gladius function in a non-arena environment?

  • No, Gladius is meant for arenas only and it’ll stay that way.

Can I hide that annoying header (“Gladius – drag to move”)?

  • Yes, simply lock the Gladius frame.