What does TPK stand for?

Total Party Kill

An acronym used in online games when an enemy kills the entire team or "party." it may happen when a team encounters a stronger foe than expected and decides to fight instead of running.

Total party kills (also called "team party kills") typically happen in role-playing games, such as Dungeons and Dragons. They are rare, but can be devastating, since the players may not be able to continue the mission after a TPK happens.


"Make sure you heal when we're low on HP, so we can avoid the TPK."

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Last Updated: December 28, 2017

TPK definition

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