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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 Popularity
pwntOwned
wootWonderful loot
BOEBind on equip
BOPBind on pickup
GSGear score
matsMaterials
patPatrol
RDPSRanged damage per second
MDPSMelee damage per second
BISBest in slot
karaKarazhan
ksKingslayer
potPotion
shatShattrath City
shattShattrath City
waggroWife aggro
protProtection
kgoOk, go
BoomkinMoonkin druid
belfBlood Elf
brezBattle resurrection
rezResurrection
DBMDeadly Boss Mods
jcJewelcrafter
mutMutilate
naxNaxxaramas
oneshotOne shot completion
discDiscipline
restoRestoration
RMPRogue, Mage, Priest
KitingMoving while avoiding attack
HMHard mode
xmuteTransmute
deepsDamage per second
LOMLow on mana
OOMOut of mana
PVEPlayer versus environment
WTTWant to trade
altAlternate character
PSTPlease send tell
CCCrowd control
GMGame master
HOTHeal over time
HPSHeals per second
incIncoming
intIntellect
LFWLooking for work
SPSpell power
BCBurning Crusade
AHAuction house
APAttack power
arpArmor penetration
dalDalaran
deDisenchant
FPFlight point
GBGuild bank
iccIcecrown Citadel
wgWintergrasp
AEArea of effect
DingLevel up
TankStrong character
addsAdditional mobs
PullEnter combat
TrashDungeon enemy mob groups
10mTen man
25mTwenty-five man
DebuffWeakening effect
mp5Mana per five seconds
naxxNaxxaramas
NinjaLoot stealer
PTRPublic test realm
MainMain character
repReputation
CampingHolding position
CTFCapture the flag
pwnageOwnage
defDefense
DKPDragon kill points
GrindingPlaying long hours
MuleAlternate character for storage
cdCooldown
FFFaerie fire
FFFocus fire
MCMind Control
ToonAlternate character
hp5Health per five seconds
arpenArmor penetration
RPRole play
RLReal life
w00tJoy and excitement
WOOTWe own the other team
FTLFor the loss
WTBWant to buy
WTSWant to sell
LFLooking for
PVPPlayer versus player
LF1MLooking for one more
DPSDamage per second
aggroAggression
dcDisconnect