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
GBGuild bank
matsMaterials
invInvite
WTSWant to sell
BoomkinMoonkin druid
GankingLaunching a surprise attack
repReputation
DingLevel up
cataCataclysm
APAttack power
LFGLooking for group
25mTwenty-five man
oneshotOne shot completion
UberThe best
HPSHeals per second
brezBattle resurrection
MTMistype
jcJewelcrafter
AHAuction house
FarmedRepetitively killed or gathered
HMHard mode
MCMind Control
pwntOwned
MDPSMelee damage per second
LF1MLooking for one more
bioBathroom
WipeTotal death
intIntellect
WOTLKWrath of the Lich King
rezResurrection
agiAgility
PullEnter combat
DKPDragon kill points
specSpecialization
WTBWant to buy
DalDalaran
strStrength
BFABattle for Azeroth
PSTPlease send tell
restoRestoration
protProtection
deDisenchant
RDPSRanged damage per second
MOPMists of Pandaria
bgBattleground
karaKarazhan
iccIcecrown Citadel
naxxNaxxaramas
20mTwenty man
PTRPublic test realm
BurstCombination of attacks in a short span of time
RMPRogue, Mage, Priest
defDefense
xmuteTransmute
SPSpell power
FPFlight point
TrashDungeon enemy mob groups
addsAdditional mobs
NinjaLoot stealer
patPatrol
hp5Health per five seconds
ToonAlternate character
BISBest in slot
shatShattrath City
MuleAlternate character for storage
waggroWife aggro
discDiscipline
RaidRaid group
naxNaxxaramas
DBMDeadly Boss Mods
Bot mafiaA legion of automated World of Warcraft characters
GSGear score
HOTHeal over time
BoTBastion of Twilight
LFWLooking for work
belfBlood Elf
arpenArmor penetration
shattShattrath City
mutMutilate
iddIndeed
10mTen man
ksKingslayer
wgWintergrasp
AEArea of effect
LOMLow on mana
BCThe Burning Crusade
GTGGood to go
wootWonderful loot