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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 Votes
GrindingPlaying long hours
CamperA player who doesn't move
LFLooking for
WoWWorld of Warcraft
pwnedOwned
GMGame master
invInvite
critCritical Strike
GBGuild bank
WTSWant to sell
gratsCongratulations
RLReal life
altAlternate character
BoomkinMoonkin druid
TwinkPowerful low-level character
GankingLaunching a surprise attack
APAttack power
UberThe best
oneshotOne shot completion
matsMaterials
DingLevel up
repReputation
MMOMassively multiplayer online
LFMLooking for more
bioBathroom
LFGLooking for group
cataCataclysm
AHAuction house
MTMistype
WTTWant to trade
MDPSMelee damage per second
pwntOwned
25mTwenty-five man
jcJewelcrafter
HMHard mode
MCMind Control
OOCOut of character
brezBattle resurrection
FFFocus fire
LF1MLooking for one more
HPSHeals per second
intIntellect
dalDalaran
protProtection
WTBWant to buy
BOEBind on equip
LFWLooking for work
RDPSRanged damage per second
WOTLKWrath of the Lich King
bgBattleground
BISBest in slot
deDisenchant
FPFlight point
gratzCongratulations
karaKarazhan
addsAdditional mobs
PullEnter combat
TrashDungeon enemy mob groups
rezResurrection
WipeTotal death
specSpecialization
restoRestoration
defDefense
strStrength
agiAgility
PVEPlayer versus environment
PSTPlease send tell
BOPBind on pickup
GSGear score
HOTHeal over time
patPatrol
SPSpell power
iccIcecrown Citadel
shatShattrath City
DBMDeadly Boss Mods
naxNaxxaramas
naxxNaxxaramas
NinjaLoot stealer
PTRPublic test realm
discDiscipline
RMPRogue, Mage, Priest
DKPDragon kill points
MuleAlternate character for storage
xmuteTransmute
MOPMists of Pandaria
FFFaerie fire
ToonAlternate character
BurstCombination of attacks in a short span of time
shattShattrath City
waggroWife aggro
belfBlood Elf
RaidRaid group
hp5Health per five seconds
ksKingslayer
mutMutilate
iddIndeed
BoTBastion of Twilight
Bot mafiaA legion of automated World of Warcraft characters
wootWonderful loot
wgWintergrasp
AEArea of effect
arpenArmor penetration
10mTen man
TwinkingLeveling up with assistance
GTGGood to go
BCBurning Crusade
LOMLow on mana