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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 Popularity
deepsDamage per second
KitingMoving while avoiding attack
potPotion
cdrCooldown reduction
JunglingKilling neutral monsters in the jungle
ADCAttack damage carry
SmurfHidden alternate character
ASAttack speed
ADAttack damage
KDAKills deaths assists
CCCrowd control
ARAMAll random all mid
incIncoming
ADAMAll draft all mid
ultUltimate ability
TFTwisted Fate
QFirst champion ability
InstalockInstantly choose character
TankStrong character
aaAutoattack
bdBackdoor
BPBlue pilling
DunkingOwning enemy player
BGBad game
DebuffWeakening effect
mp5Mana per five seconds
atsAttack speed
KSKill steal
MainMain character
ControllerChampion who supports allies
FogUnseen areas of a League of Legends map
RagequitTo angrily quit a game
OOMOut of mana
arpArmor penetration
MetagameOutside game preparation and strategies
cdCooldown
BO3Best of three
dfgDeathfire Grasp
APAbility power
PBEPublic beta environment
EloElo rating system
mobMonster
CarryMOBA player role
DPSDamage per second
dcDisconnect
DOTDamage over time
HPHit points
LCSLeague Championship Series
NPCNon-player character
PUGPick up group
BuffStrengthen
AceSolo winner
aspdAttack speed
BabysitTo assist a champion in getting more powerful
MLGMajor League Gaming
ChampionLeague of Legends player-controlled character
SupportChampion who plays on the bottom lane
EnchanterA champion that helps increase the effectiveness of allies
DisruptorA champion that locks down opponents
CarriesMOBA players that carry their team
NukeAn ability that deals a lot of damage
tpTeleport
PeelingProtecting a champion
PeelTo protect a champion
ventVentrilo
PVPPlayer versus player
procProgrammed random occurrence
DivingVenturing far into enemy territory
Tower divingAttacking an opposing player under his tower
imbaImbalanced
NerfWeaken
LoLLeague of Legends
WPWell played
eSportsElectronic sports
MOBAMultiplayer online battle arena
FTWFor the win
GLHFGood luck have fun
FailFailure
GGGood game
GLGood luck
pwnTo dominate
NoobNewbie