Abbreviation list
AbbreviationDescription
1hOne handed
2hTwo handed
ABArathi Basin [location] or Arcane Brilliance or Arcane Blast
AddADDitional? incoming monster
AEArcane Explosion
AFAIKAs Far As I Know
AFKAway From Keyboard
Agg/AggroThe player that is being attacked is said to be aggroed. Ie, he is the one that the monster has the most agression towards. In raids this is preferrably the tank.
AIArcane Intellect
AoEArea Of Effect when the effect of a spell is more than one mob or character. Usually a radius.
AotHAspect of the Hawk
AotPAspect of the Pack
AotVAspect of the Viper
AotWAspect of the Wild
APArcane Power or Attack Power
AQ20/RAQRuins of Ahn'Qiraj
AQ40/TAQTemple of Ahn'Qiraj
ARAstral Recall
ASArcane Shot
ATMAt the moment
AVAlterac Valley [location]
BanBanish
BEBlade?s Edge [location]
BFBlood Furnace [instance]
BFDBlackfathom Depths [instance]
BGBattleground
BIOBIOlogical. Being AFK usually because of toilet visit.
BMBlack Morass
BoEBind on Equip
BoPBind on Pickup
BRBBe Right Back
BRDBlackrock Depths [instance]
BRSBlackrock Spire [instance]
BRTBe Right There
BSBattle Shout/Battle Stance or BlackSmithing or BackStab
BTWBy The Way
BuffBeneficial spell that will make you stronger for a given time period.
BWLBlackwing Lair [instance]
CCCrowd Control
CSCounterspell
DarnDarnassus
DCDeath Coil
DKPDragon Kill Points. Points used in some guilds to distribute loot found in instances.
DMDire Maul [instance]
DNDDo Not Disturb
DoTDamage over Time
DPMDamage per mana
DPSDamage per second (typically a mage does alot DPS)
DRDamage reduction (due to armor)
EngiEngineering
EotSEye of the Storm
EPLEastern Plaguelands
FAFirst Aid
FDFeign Death
FFSFor F**k Sake
FPFlight Path
FRFire resistance
FTLFor The Loss (bad)
FTWFor the win (great)
G2GGood To Go
GGGood Game
GJGood Job
GnomerGnomeregan
GotW or GiftGift of the Wild
GTAoEGround targeted AoE (an AoE spell for which the caster can choose a target, like Flamestrike)
GTFOGet the f**k out
GWGhost Wolf
GYGraveyard wing
GZGadgetzan
HFPHellfire Peninsula
HFRHellfire Ramparts
HHHonor Hold
HLHoly Light
HMHunter?s Mark
HoTHeal over time
HotWHeart of the Wild
HoWHammer of Wrath
HPSHealing per second
HSHeroic Strike
HS/HearthHearthstone
HTHealing Touch
IDCI Don?t Care
IDKI Don?t Know
IFIronforge
IIRCIf I Recall Correctly
IMHOIn My Humble Opinion
IMOIn my opinion
IncIncoming
IRLIn Real Life
KARAKarazan - an instance
Kara/KZKarazhan
LBRSLower Blackrock Spire
LFLooking For (?LF tank,? etc.)
LF1M/LF2M/etc.Looking for one more, two more, etc.
LFGLooking for group
LFMLooking for more (for a group)
LMAOLaughing My Ass Off
LockWarlock
LOLLaughing Out Loud
LOMLow on mana
LotPLeader of the Pack
LWLightwell
MAMain assist
MaraMauradon
MatsShort for materials.
MBMind Blast
MCMolten Core [instance] or Mind Control
MLMaster Loot / Master Looter
MobA 'mobile' - primarily NPCs that are meant to be killed.
MotW or MarkMark of the Wild
MSMaster Summoner
MT MAin Tank or MisTell. If someone accidentally write a messsage on the wrong channel.
NaxxNaxxramas [instance]
NerfA change to the game that makes a given class/spec weaker
NPCNon Player Character
NSNetherstorm
NWNetherweave
OfcOf course
OMFGOh My Fu**ing God
OMGOh My God
OMWOn My Way
OnyOnyxia
OOMOut Of Mana
OrgOrgrimmar
OTOff topic
PallyPaladin
PatPatrol
PCPrice Check
Poly/SheepPolymorph
PortPortal
PotPotion
PremedPremeditation
PrepPreparation
PUGPick up group (a group formed "on the spot" by use of the LFG tool or a channel)
PyroPyroblast
repReputation with a certain faction
Res/RezResurrect/Resurrection
RestoRestoration talent tree
RFCRagefire Chasm
RFDRazorfen Downs
RFKRazorfen Kraul
RLRaid Leader / Real Life
ROFLRolling On the Floor Laughing
ROFLMAORolling On the Floor Laughing My Ass Off
RootsEntangling Roots
SC or Live StratScarlet side of Stratholme
ScholoScholomance
SFKShadowfang Keep
SHShattered Halls
SH or ShatShattrath City
ShammyShaman
SLShadow Labyrinth
SMScarlet Monestary
SMCSilvermoon City
SMVShadowmoon Valley
SPSlave Pens
SpecSpecialization
STTemple of Atal?Hakkar (Sunken Temple)
STFUShut The F**k Up
STMStonetalon Mountain
StocksStockade
STPStonetalon Peak
StratStratholme
STVStranglethorn Vale
SVSteamvaults
SWStormwind City
T1,T2/etc.Class specific sets of gear that drop from raids.
TBThunder Bluff
TBHTo be honest
TeleTeleport
TeroTerokkar
ThrallThrallmar
TPTeleport
TSATrueshot Aura
UBUnderbog
UBRSUpper Bloackrock Spire
UCUndercity
UD StratUndead side of Stratholme
UldaUldaman
WarrWarrior
WCWailing Caverns [instance]
WPLWestern Plaguelands
WSGWarsong Gulch
WTBwant to buy
WTFWhat the f**k
WTHWhat the hell
WTSWant to sell
WTTWant to trade
ZFZul'Farrak
ZGZul'Gurub [instance]
ZMZangarmarsh

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