Glossary

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The following are common terms used during gameplay or discussion. Please note that this is not a complete list, and that terms may be dependent on your server.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


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D

  • DA: Double Attack or Defending Aura.
  • DB: Dead Branch, an item to summon a random monster on the spot (not in towns). Also Dragon Breath.
  • DB Party: To use many dead branches in one area and therefore collect a large mob of monsters.
  • DC: "Disconnect" or Discount.
  • DPS: "Damage per second", the average amount of damage a character can do in one second.
  • DR: Deviling Card. (or garment equipped with deviling)
  • Drop: Item(s) gained from killing a monster.
  • DS: Double Strafe. (not used often in Renewal)
  • DS dancing: To Double Strafe while moving to reduce delay and effectively increase ASPD. (not used often in Renewal)

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K

  • KE: Kyrie Eleison.
  • KH: Kiel Hyre Dungeon accessed through the Kiel Hyre Quest.
  • KoS: "Kill on sight", usually referring to PvP.
  • KP: Kafra Point, used to buy cash shop item.
  • kRO: Korean server of Ragnarok Online.
  • KS: "Kill Steal"; the act of killing/damaging the monster another player is fighting on purpose.

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N

  • N>: "Need", commonly used in chatroom names where the player needs something/someone.
  • NB: Napalm Beat (not used often in Renewal)
  • NCT: Nightmare Clock Tower. Hard version of Clock Tower dungeon that caters to Level 150 players and above.
  • NG: "Need Guild". A player in search of a guild.
  • Nogg: Magma Dungeon.
  • NP: "Need Party". A player in search of a party.

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P

  • P2P: Pay to Play. Type of server where subscription fee is needed to play.
  • P2W: Pay to Win. When a player buy in-game advantage using real world money.
  • Pally: Paladin
  • Party: A group of players that are hunting together and can share experience points.
  • Peco: The monster Peco Peco, or one mounted by Knights or Crusaders.
  • PK: Pain Killer
  • Plx: Abbreviation of the words "plz thx", which is an abbreviation of the words "please thanks".
  • Plz: Abbreviation of the word "please".
  • PM: Private Message or whisper or 1:1 chat
  • PPA: Pinpoint Attack
  • PR: Party Recruiting. (Mostly just "R>" now)
  • Precast/Pre-cast: An act of defending a castle in WoE by continuously using AoE skill on the portal or defensible area, even if there is no enemy around.
  • Pront: The city of Prontera.
  • PVM/PvM: Player versus monster combat.
  • PVP/PvP: Player versus player combat, see PvP and WoE.

Q

  • Quag: Quagmire. (not used often in Renewal)

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U

  • UG: Underground Dungeon, below the Clock Tower in Aldebaran or below the Thief Guild in Pyramid near Morroc. (not used often in Renewal)

V

  • Valk/VR:
    • Valkyrie Realms (WoE Castle Area)
    • Valkyrie Randgris, the MVP
    • Valkyrie, the iRO server
  • Vend: Setting up shop by a Merchant with the Vending skill.
  • Vent: Refers to Ventrilo, a popular voicechat program.
  • VP: Vanishing Point

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Ygg:

  • Yggdrasil Leaf.
  • Yggdrasil Seed.
  • Yggdrasil Berry.
  • Yggdrasil, the iRO Server.

Z

  • Zeny sink: an act of removing zeny from circulation in the server.