What does RNG stand for?

Random number generator

An acronym often used in online games that stands for the process that computers generate random numbers.

In World of Warcraft, RNG refers to the chance at which certain events or abilities happen, such as item drops in quests or blocks/parries during combat.

In Hearthstone, RNG is used to refer to elements or situations that are determined randomly. RNG is an important aspect of the game in order to keep "chance" or "luck" involved.


"Ha! Talk about lucky RNG, I got the item off of the first mob I killed."

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Last Updated: January 14, 2015

RNG definition

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