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League of Legends Slang

League of Legends (commonly abbreviated "LoL") is a multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game developed by Riot Games. Each player chooses a character called a "champion" and joins a three or five-player team, then competes against an opposing team. League of Legends has become one of the most popular eSports games and is played all over the world. Whether you play the game or just like to watch, it is helpful to know the following LoL slang terms.

Slang Term Meaning Votes
GGGood game
tpTeleport
NoobNewbie
WPWell played
potPotion
DPSDamage per second
PVPPlayer versus player
GLHFGood luck have fun
BuffStrengthen
NerfWeaken
ADCAttack damage carry
HPHit points
LoLLeague of Legends
FailFailure
ADAttack damage
KSKill steal
GG no reGood game, no rematch
GLGood luck
ARAMAll random all mid
cdCooldown
MainMain character
JunglingKilling neutral monsters in the jungle
NukeAn ability that deals a lot of damage
KDAKills Deaths Assists
InstalockInstantly choose character
ASAttack speed
NPCNon-player character
FTWFor the win
KitingMoving while avoiding attack
OOMOut of mana
DebuffWeakening effect
MLGMajor League Gaming
GL HFGood luck have fun
RagequitTo angrily quit a game
Tower divingAttacking an opposing player under his tower
CarriesMOBA players that carry their team
aaAutoattack
PBEPublic beta environment
mobMonster
ChampionLeague of Legends player-controlled character
ultUltimate ability
APAbility power
EloElo rating system
atsAttack speed
imbaImbalanced
LCSLeague Championship Series
BGBad game
QFirst champion ability
procProgrammed random occurrence
TFTwisted Fate
DivingVenturing far into enemy territory
MOBAMultiplayer online battle arena
SupportChampion who plays on the bottom lane
incIncoming
cdrCooldown reduction
BO3Best of three
AceSolo winner
BabysitTo assist a champion in getting more powerful
pwnTo dominate
DOTDamage over time
FogUnseen areas of a League of Legends map
CarryMOBA player role
EnchanterA champion that helps increase the effectiveness of allies
PeelingProtecting a champion
dfgDeathfire Grasp
PeelTo protect a champion
bdBackdoor
MetagameOutside game preparation and strategies
arpArmor penetration
ControllerChampion who supports allies
GGLGood game loser
DFDominance factor
DisruptorA champion that locks down opponents
PUGPick up group
ventVentrilo
mp5Mana per five seconds
aspdAttack speed
DunkingOwning enemy player
BPBlue pilling
TankStrong character
ADAMAll draft all mid
SmurfHidden alternate character