World of Warcraft Slang

With over 10 million active players, Blizzard's World of Warcraft (WoW) is the quintessential massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG). The large World of Warcraft community has also created a large number of chat slang terms specific to the game. The list below should help you brush up on your WoW slang skills.

Slang Term Meaning Votes
CamperA player who doesn't move
WoWWorld of Warcraft
RLReal life
pwnedOwned
critCritical Strike
GMGame master
WTSWant to sell
GBGuild bank
invInvite
matsMaterials
BoomkinMoonkin druid
GankingLaunching a surprise attack
repReputation
MMOMassively multiplayer online
DingLevel up
UberThe best
APAttack power
oneshotOne shot completion
25mTwenty-five man
cataCataclysm
LFGLooking for group
AHAuction house
MTMistype
brezBattle resurrection
jcJewelcrafter
pwntOwned
HMHard mode
HPSHeals per second
MCMind Control
MDPSMelee damage per second
bioBathroom
LF1MLooking for one more
intIntellect
agiAgility
WOTLKWrath of the Lich King
PullEnter combat
DalDalaran
specSpecialization
WipeTotal death
rezResurrection
WTBWant to buy
DKPDragon kill points
BFABattle for Azeroth
restoRestoration
strStrength
MOPMists of Pandaria
protProtection
LFWLooking for work
RDPSRanged damage per second
bgBattleground
deDisenchant
karaKarazhan
20mTwenty man
PSTPlease send tell
GSGear score
HOTHeal over time
xmuteTransmute
defDefense
PTRPublic test realm
FPFlight point
iccIcecrown Citadel
naxxNaxxaramas
TrashDungeon enemy mob groups
NinjaLoot stealer
BurstCombination of attacks in a short span of time
addsAdditional mobs
hp5Health per five seconds
ToonAlternate character
patPatrol
waggroWife aggro
MuleAlternate character for storage
SPSpell power
naxNaxxaramas
RMPRogue, Mage, Priest
shatShattrath City
BISBest in slot
discDiscipline
DBMDeadly Boss Mods
RaidRaid group
belfBlood Elf
arpenArmor penetration
Bot mafiaA legion of automated World of Warcraft characters
shattShattrath City
10mTen man
iddIndeed
mutMutilate
BoTBastion of Twilight
wgWintergrasp
ksKingslayer
AEArea of effect
GTGGood to go
wootWonderful loot
LOMLow on mana
BCThe Burning Crusade