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WoW Classic – Abbreviations and Terminology Guide for Beginners

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It sometimes can be a bit hard for someone new to WoW Classic to follow the conversation. So if it’s all new to you, this might help… hopefully.

 

 

Chat

  • LF – Looking for, usually followed up by tank, healer, or DPS. E.g LF tank

 

  • LFG – Looking for group

 

  • LFM – Looking for more players

 

  • WTS – Want to sell

 

  • WTT – Want to trade

 

  • WTB – Want to buy

 

 

Misc WoW Terms

  • Aggro – Means the player a mob is attacking

 

  • OOM – Out of mana

 

  • HS – Hearthstone

 

  • HoT – Heal over time

 

  • DoT – Damage over time

 

  • RL – Raid leader

 

 

Instances

  • DM/VC – The Deadmines. As DM can be mistaken for Dire Maul, some people like to use VC instead. VC stands for VanCleef which is the last boss in The Deadmines.

 

  • RFC – Ragefire Chasm

 

  • WC – Wailing Caverns

 

  • SFK – Shadowfang Keep

 

  • SS/Stocks – Stormwind Stockade

 

  • BFD – Blackfathom Deeps

 

  • Gnomer – Gnomeregan

 

  • SM – Scarlet Monastry SM: GY – Scarlet Monastry: The Graveyard SM: Lib – Scarlet Monastry: The Library SM: Arm – Scarlet Monastry: The Armory SM: Cath – Scarlet Monastry: The Cathedral

 

  • RFK – Razorfen Kraul

 

  • Mara – Maraudon

 

  • Uld – Uldaman

 

  • DM – Dire Maul DM: East – Dire Maul: Warpwood Quarter DM: West – Dire Maul: Capital Gardens DM: North – Dire Maul: Gordok Commons

 

  • Scholo – Scholomance

 

  • RFD – Razorfen Downs

 

  • Strat – Stratholme

 

  • ZF – Zul’Farrak

 

  • BRD – Blackrock Depths

 

  • Sunken Temple/ST – Temple of Atal’Hakkar

 

  • BRS – Blackrock Spire LBRS – Lower Blackrock Spire UBRS – Upper Blackrock Spire (10-man raid)

 

 

Raids

  • MC – Molten Core

 

  • Ony – Onyxia

 

  • BWL – Blackwing Lair

 

  • ZG – Zul’Gurub

 

  • AQ20 – Ruins of Ahn’Qiraj

 

  • AQ40 – Temple of Ahn’Qiraj

 

  • Naxx – Naxxramas

 

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