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This page contains an uber list of abbreviations and acronyms related to Diablo I and Diablo II. Originally compiled by Thyaid.


[edit] Numbers

  • 5% - generally relates to +5% all resistances small charms
  • 7% - usually refers to a 7% magic find small charm
  • 1337 - Leet as in 'leet speak'. Originally meant as elite. Awesome outstanding. An over used terrm now usually used to make fun of someone.
  • 0.8/0.9/1.10/1.11/1.12 - Patches. Many changes have varied the way the game has been played. The SPF FAQ has a good explanation of version differences
  • 10 chars - All posts need 10 characters to be able to be posted. The poster is making up the numbers
  • 1H - one-handed weapon
  • 2H - two-handed weapon
  • 3/20/20 - small charm that adds 3 to maximum damage, 20 to AR and 20 to life
  • 3d/4d Shield - A socketed shield with 3/4 perfect diamonds in it giving you 57%/76% resistance to all.

[edit] A

  • A1, A2, A3, A4, A5 - Act 1, Act 2, Act 3, Act 4, Act 5
  • AB (Abasin) - Amazon Basin. An online community of knowledgeable players spanning many games.
  • abc/ddd - abc being the game name - ddd is the password
  • AC - armour class
  • afaic - As far as I'm concerned.
  • afaics - As far as I can see.
  • afaik - As far as I know
  • afk - Away From keyboard
  • Ali Baba - Blade of Ali Baba Exceptional Unique Tulwar that gives MF and GF based on character level.
  • alvl - Affix Level or area level
  • Ama/Azn/zon - Amazon.
  • Amp - Amplify Damage. Necro curse to reduce enemies' resistance to physical damage. Also available as charges on some items
  • Amu (Ammy) - Amulet
  • Ancients - The Three Ancients in Act 5.
  • Andy - Andariel. Act 1 super unique monster.
  • Anni - Annihilus (the one and only unique small charm)
  • AoE - Area of Effect. A spell that targets an area.
  • AoKL - arm of king leroic tomb wand
  • AR - Attack Rating.
  • Arach - arachnid mesh belt. Unique belt that gives +1 skills
  • Arkaine's (Ark) - Arkaine's Valor Elite Unique Balrog Skin.
  • Arreat's - Arreat's Face Unique Slayer Guard.
  • AS - Arreat Summit. Battle.net's/Blizzard's official website for D2.
  • ASAP - As soon as possible.
  • Asn/asa/assy/sin - Assassin.
  • Atlantean - The Atlantean Exceptional Unique Ancient Sword.
  • Atm - At the Moment.
  • ATMA - Single player muling utility, that includes a very useful drop calculator
  • Atma's - Atma's Scarab Unique Amulet.
  • AW - The Ancients' Way in Act 5.

[edit] B

  • B.net (Bnet) - Battle Net. Blizzard's game server for Diablo II.
  • B/O - Best Offer. Used in trading items. Also Battle Orders a Barbarian skill
  • BA - Bone Armor (necromancer skill)
  • BA - Blessed Aim (paladin skill)
  • Baba (Barb) - Barbarian.
  • Bane - Gladiator's Bane Elite Unique Wire Fleece
  • Baranar's (Banana) - Baranar's Star Elite Unique Devil Star.
  • Bartuc's (Barts) - Bartuc's Cut-Throat Unique Greater Talons.
  • Basher - The Cranium Basher Elite Unique Thunder Maul
  • BBL - Be Back Later
  • BBS - Be back soon
  • BC (BCom) - Battle Command. A Barbarian warcry to increase skill levels.
  • BC (BCry) - Battle Cry. A Barbarian warcry to decrease an enemy's damage and defense
  • BF (BFury) - Blade Fury. An Assassin Trap Tree skill.
  • BF - Bloody Foothills
  • BG - Blood Golem
  • BH - Blessed Hammer (paladin skill)
  • Big D - Diablo
  • BIN - Buy it now. A fixed price, no negotiation.
  • BK - Bul-Kathos (unique ring/barbarian set)
  • Blk - Block.
  • bm - bad manners. Indicating a PvP ruleset
  • BO - Battle Orders
  • BoI - Blades of Ice.
  • boost - rush
  • BoS - Burst of Speed
  • BotD - Breath of the Dying. A v1.10 Runeword.
  • Bp - Breakpoint. A mark at which something improves.
  • BP - Bone Prison (necromancer skill)
  • Brb - Be right back.
  • Brt - Be right there.
  • BS (BSentinel) - Blade Sentinel. an Assassin skill on the Trap tree.
  • BS (BShield) - Blade Shield. an Assassin skill on the Trap tree.
  • BS (BSpear) - Bone Spear. A Necromancer attack skill.
  • BS (Bspirit) - Bone Spirit. A Necromancer attack skill.
  • B-Star - Barnard's star (unique mace)
  • Btc - Back to channel.
  • BTS - Blizzard Technical Support.
  • btw - By the way
  • Burrito (Buriza) - Buriza-Do Kyanon Exceptional Unique Ballista
  • BvB - Barbarian Versus Barbarian Dueling.
  • BvC - Barbarian v Caster (pvp)
  • BW - Bone Wall. A Necromancer skill on the Poison and Bone tree

[edit] C

  • C/C - Claw/Claw. Refers to an Assassin wielding dual claws
  • C/O - Current Offer. Used in trading items.
  • C/S - Claw/Shield. Refers to an Assassin using a claw and shield.
  • CA - Chilling Armor. A Sorceress skill on the Cold tree.
  • Cat 2 - Catacombs Level 2 in Act 1.
  • CB - Charged Bolt. Sorceress lightning tree attack skill.
  • CB - Crushing Blow.
  • CB - Colossus Blade. Elite Sword.
  • CB - Charged Bolt (sorceress skill)
  • CBF - Cannot be frozen.
  • CBS - Charged Bolt Sentry. Assassin Trap Tree skill.
  • CCB - Cruel Colossus Blade.
  • CCS - Cruel Colossus Sword
  • CD (CDam, CDmg) - Cold Damage
  • CE - Cold Enchanted.
  • CE - Corpse Explosion. A Necromancer attack skill on the Poison and Bone tree.
  • CG - Clay Golem.
  • Cg (grats) gz - Congratulations.
  • Chan? - Go to channel.
  • Char - Character.
  • chippies - chipped gems
  • CI - Cold Immune.
  • CKN (Chu) - Chu-ko-nu. Often refers specifically to the Demon Machine Exceptional Unique Chu-ko-nu Crossbow
  • CL - Chain Lightning. Sorceress lightning tree attack skill.
  • Closed - Closed Battle.net. Online play with characters saved on a Battle.net Server.
  • clvl - Character Level.
  • CM - Claw Mastery.
  • CM - Cold Mastery. Sorceress Cold tree skill.
  • CM - Community Member
  • CM - Council Member
  • CO - Current Offer
  • CoA - crown of Ages unique item
  • CoH - Chains of Honor
  • Conc - Concentrate/ion (paladin aura/Barbarian skill)
  • Conv - Conviction. A Paladin offensive aura to reduce enemy resistances.
  • Coop (Co-op) - Co-operative play.
  • CoS - Cloak of Shadows.
  • CoT - Claws of Thunder
  • CP - Crystalline Passage in Act 5.
  • CR (CRes) - Cold resistance.
  • Cranium (C basher) - The Cranium Basher Elite Unique Thunder Maul.
  • Crest - Harlequin Crest Elite unique Shako
  • Crit - Critical Strike.
  • CRM-Colour Rune Mod - Single Player utility that turns runes any colour
  • CS - Crystal sword
  • CS - Critical Strike.
  • CS - Colossus Sword.
  • CS - Cobra Strike
  • CS - Chaos Sanctuary in Act 4
  • CtA - call to arms (runeword)
  • CtC - chance to cast
  • CTH - Chance to Hit.
  • CU - Cursed
  • Cube - The Horadric Cube
  • CV - colossus voulge
  • cya - See you.

[edit] D

  • D - Diablo
  • D/A/E - Dodge/Avoid/Evade. Trio of Amazon defensive skills from the Passive and Magic skill tree.
  • D2 - Diablo II
  • D2C - Diablo 2 classic.
  • D2M - Damage to Mana
  • D2X - Lord of Destruction Diablo 2 expansion.
  • Dam - Damage
  • DC - Dragon Claw. A skill on the Assassin's Martial Arts Tree.
  • DC (D Clone) - Diablo Clone.
  • DD - Don't die
  • Decrep - Decrepify. A Necromancer curse that slows and weakens.
  • Def - Defense
  • Desynch - refers to desynchronizing with the server. That way, you appear to be somewhere other than your actual location on the opponent's screen. It is usually done by some form of very rapid movement, such as a paladin constantly charging around. Note that instant movement (such as teleport) won't do this.
  • DEX - Dexterity.
  • DF - Dragon Flight. A skill on the Assassin's Martial Arts Tree.
  • DL - deadline in a trade EG DL10 = 10 hours before close
  • dii - dii.net. A D2 reference and forum site
  • Dii.net - Diabloii.net. #1 Fan site of Diablo 2 and a source of vast information.
  • diii - dii.net. A D2 reference and forum site
  • Diii.net - Diabloii.net. #1 Fan site of Diablo 2 and a source of vast information.
  • ding - Player announcing they've just leveled
  • DIS - Desperately in search of
  • DKK - Don't Kill King (cow king)
  • Dmg - Damage
  • Doombringer (Doom) - Doombringer Elite Unique Champion Sword
  • DOT - Damage Over Time.
  • DPA - Damage Per Attack.
  • DPS - Damage Per Second.
  • DR (DR%) - Damage Reduced. Items with this mod reduce physical damage.
  • Dropping (of items) - The act of entering a game to present any player in that game with items as freely given gifts, to be distributed among the players in the game as they see fit.
  • Dru - Druid.
  • DS - Deadly Strike.
  • DS - Death Sentry. A skill on the Assassin's Traps Tree.
  • DT - Dragon Tail. A skill on the Assassin's Martial Arts Tree.
  • dupe - an item which has been duplicated. This forum doesn't condone them so don't ask
  • DOH - Durance of Hate
  • Durry - Duriel
  • Dvd - Damage versus Demons.
  • Dvm - Defense versus missiles.
  • Dvu - Damage versus Undead.
  • dweb - deaths web unearthed wand

[edit] E

  • Eagle (Eaglehorn) - Eaglehorn Elite Unique Crusader Bow.
  • eBotD - Ethereal breath of the dying
  • ED - Enhanced Defense. A mod that increases defense on an item.
  • ED/IAS - Enhanced Damage/IAS. Typically refers to a rare combination of mods on a jewel.
  • EF - Extra Fast.
  • eg - exempli gratia (Latin). Used to mean 'for example'.
  • EIAS - Effective Increased Attack Speed.
  • ENE (ENG. ERG) - Energy.
  • ES - Extra Strong.
  • ES (e-shield) - Energy Shield. Sorceress lightning tree defensive skill
  • ETF - European Trade Forum.
  • Eth - Ethereal.
  • exp - Experience
  • Eye (EoE) - Eye of Etlitch Unique Amulet
  • EZPK - easy player kill, killing another player usually by ambushing them

[edit] F

  • FA - Freezing Arrow. An attack skill on the Amazon Bow and Crossbow skill tree.
  • FA - Frozen Armor. A Sorceress skill on the Cold Tree.
  • Face - Arreat's Face Unique Slayer Guard
  • Fana - Fanaticism. A Paladin offensive aura to increase attack speed and physical damage
  • FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions.
  • FB - Fireball. Sorceress fire tree attack skill.
  • fb - Fire Bolt. Sorceress fire tree attack skill.
  • FB - Fire Blast. Assassin Trap tree skill.
  • FBR - Faster block rate
  • FC - Fire Claws. A Druid shape shifting skill
  • FCR - Faster cast rate.
  • FD (FDam, FDmg) - Fire damage.
  • FE - Fire enchanted
  • FG - Fire Golem
  • FHR - Faster Hit Recovery
  • FI - Fire Immune.
  • FI - Find Item. A Barbarian War Cry Skill.
  • Fishy(mancer) - Summoner necro. Nightfish wrote the guide.
  • Fists - Magefist Unique Light Gauntlets
  • Flaming - Making a personal attack or insulting remark, intended to incite anger.
  • Flavie - Single player reporting system that uses ATMA information and reports what sets/uniques/runes/gems the player has
  • FM - Fire Mastery. Sorcerees Fire Tree skill.
  • FN - Frost Nova. Sorceress cold tree attack skill
  • FO - Frozen Orb. Sorceress cold tree attack skill.
  • FoF - Fists of Fire. An Assassin attack skill on the martial arts tree
  • FoH - Fist of the Heavens. An attack skill on the Paladin Combat tree.
  • Forge - Hell forge quest in act IV. Hell can drop up to a Hel to Gul
  • Fpa - Frames per Attack
  • FPS - Frames per second (command needed /fps)
  • FR - Feral Rage. A Druid shape shifting skill.
  • FR (FRes) - Fire Resistance.
  • Frosties (Frosts) - Frostburn Unique Gauntlets.
  • FRW - Faster Run/Walk.
  • FT - For trade or Fast Trade (BIN) depending on realm
  • FTW - for the win
  • FW - Firewall. Sorceress fire tree attack skill
  • FWIS - For what it is worth.
  • FYI - For your information.

[edit] G

  • GA - Guided Arrow
  • Gaze - Vampiregaze Exceptional Unique Grim Helm
  • GC - Grand Charm
  • Geddon - Armageddon. A Druid Elemental Tree skill.
  • GF - Grandfather (sword)
  • gfi - Go for it
  • gg - good game. Standard response to your opponent after a PvP duel. Can also mean good gear. Anything good really
  • Gheed's - Gheed's Fortune Unique Grand Charm
  • Gj - Good job.
  • Gl - Good luck.
  • Glass cannon - A character that is very powerful (cannon) but not very durable (glass). This term most often refers to mage characters who can deal out huge damage but die easily, but it can refer to other types of characters as well.
  • Gm - Golem Mastery.
  • GMB - grand matron bow
  • gosu - godly or awesome. Very good
  • Grail - players attempting to get one of each set/unique in the game. Usually associated with single player because of ATMA
  • grush - glitched rush where a level one character can get to hell. Usually to level at Uber Trist
  • Grandfather (gf) - The Grandfather Elite Unique Colossus Blade. D Spirit of Barbs. Gris' _______ - Piece of Griswold's Legacy set. Made for the Paladin.
  • GS - Glacial Spike. Sorceress cold tree attack skill.
  • GS - Glacial Spike. Sorceress cold tree attack skill
  • GSA - Goldstrike Arch Exceptional Unique Gothic Bow
  • gtg - Good to go (or Got to go)
  • Gull - Gull Unique Dagger.
  • GW - Grim Ward. A Barbarian War Cry Skill.

[edit] H

  • H - Hell. Third and last difficulty of Diablo 2.
  • Harley - Harlequin Crest Elite Unique Shako
  • HB - Holy Bolt. A Paladin combat skill.
  • HC - High Council (uniques found in the Travincal Act3, Durrance of hate lvl 3 Act3 and Worldstone Keep lvl 3)
  • HC - Hard Core. One death and game over
  • HCMTF - Hit Causes Monster to Flee.
  • Hellslayer - Hellslayer Elite Unique Decapitator
  • Heph - Hephasto the Armorer. Act 4 super unique monster.
  • HF - Holy Freeze. A Paladin offensive aura to chill enemies.
  • HoBL - Hand of Blessed Light Unique Divine Scepter
  • HoJ - Hand of Justice. A v1.10 Runeword.
  • Homunculus - Homunculus Unique Hierophant Trophy
  • Hork(ing) - Using the Barbarian skill Find Item on corpses of slain enemies can yield items, dubbed horking.
  • Horn (Eaglehorn) - Eaglehorn Elite Unique Crusader Bow.
  • Hot - Warning that a portal is dangerous to enter
  • HotO - Heart of the Oak. A v1.10 Runeword.
  • HoW - Heart of Wolverine. A Druid summoning skill
  • HoZ - Herald Of Zakarum Unique Gilded Shield.
  • HP - Hit Points.
  • HR - high rune - definitions vary, depending on the realm
  • HS - Holy Shield. A Paladin combat skill to boost shield characteristics.
  • HS - Holy Shock.

[edit] I

  • i.e. - That is (id est in Latin).
  • IAS - Increased Attack Speed/Initial Attack Speed
  • IB - Ice Blast. An attack skill on the Sorceress' Cold Tree.
  • IBS - Invisible Bone Spirit. Bone spirit no longer becomes visible if off screen. Hazard in duels. Contact your local Necro for more details.
  • ID - Identify.
  • IG - Iron Golem
  • IIRC - If I recall correctly
  • IK _______ - Piece of Immortal King's Set. Made for Barbarians.
  • IK Maul - Immortal King's Stone Crusher Set Ogre Maul
  • Ilvl - Item Level.
  • IM - Iron Maiden. A Necromancer Curse.
  • IMHO - In my humble/honest opinion.
  • Immo - Immolation Arrow. An attack skill on the Amazon Bow and Crossbow tree
  • IMO - In my opinion
  • Ind - Indestructible.
  • Inv - Inventory.
  • Ire - Skullder's Ire Exceptional Unique Russet Armor
  • IS - Iron Skin. A Barbarian mastery to increase defense
  • ISO - in search of
  • ITD - Ignore Target's Defense
  • Izzy - Izual. Act 4 super unique monster.

[edit] J

  • j/k - Just kidding.
  • Jalal's - Jalal's Mane Unique Totemic Mask

[edit] K

  • k - Okay
  • kk - ok
  • KA - Kick bum*(sensored)
  • KB - Knockback

[edit] L

  • L - Ladder. (Usually seen in trade Forums)
  • l337 - Elite
  • LA - Leap Attack.
  • LC - Large Charm
  • LCS - Lying Character Screen. When the Character screen shows you incorrect statistics
  • LD (LDam, LDmg) - Lightning damage.
  • LE - Lightning Enchanted.
  • Leeching - Gaining experience by standing around and letting others fight (rather than actually playing the game)
  • LEB - Lightning enchanted boss
  • Leech - Life or Mana steal.
  • legit - legitimate item, not a dupe
  • LEM - Lightning Enchanted monster
  • LF - Lightning Fury. A skill on the Amazon Javelin and Spear tree
  • LHC - ladder hard core
  • LI - Lightning immune
  • Lid D (Little D) - Duriel. A Super Unique in Act 2.
  • Lidless - Lidless Wall Exceptional Unique Grim Shield
  • Lightsabre - Lightsabre Elite Unique Phase Blade
  • lit - Leg in town. Wirt's leg has been retrieved and is in town, available for any character who can use it to create a red portal to the secret cow level.
  • LK - Lower Kurast. Good for gems/skillers and runes.
  • LL - Life Leech.
  • LL - The Lurker Lounge. A website dedicated to Diablo statistics, game-mechanics and in-depth analysis.
  • LLD - Low level dueling. Dueling characters at a pre-set level to limit their equipment choices and skill options. Common levels are 9, 18, and 30. See also vLLD and MLD.
  • LM - Lightning Mastery. Sorceress Lightning Tree skill.
  • lmao - laughing my rear off
  • LoD - Lord of Destruction. The Diablo II expansion.
  • LoH - Laying of Hands Disciple Set Bramble Mitts
  • LOL - Laughs out loud
  • LR - Lower Resist. Necro curse to reduce enemies' Cold/Fire/Lightning/Poison resistance.
  • LR - Lightning resistance
  • LS - Lightning Strike. A skill on the Amazon Javelin and Spear tree
  • LSC - ladder soft core
  • LTB - Looking to Buy
  • LTT - Looking To Trade
  • Lvl - Level
  • Lyc - Lycander's Aim Unique Ceremonial Bow

[edit] M

  • MA - Martial Arts. Usually a description for an Assassin type of build, or reference to one of the Assassin skill trees.
  • Manald - Manald Heal Unique Ring.
  • Mara's - Mara's Kaleidoscope Unique Amulet.
  • Mat - Matriarchal bow
  • Mav's _______ - Piece of M'avina's Battle Hymn set. Made for the Amazon.
  • Max - Maximum
  • MB - Mana Burn.
  • MB - Mind Blast. An Assassin Shadow Disciplines Skill.
  • MB - Molten Boulder. A Druid Elemental tree skill.
  • MD (MDam, MDmg) - Magic Damage.
  • Meph - Mephisto. Act 3 super unique monster.
  • Merc - Mercenary.
  • MF - Magic Find.
  • MFSC/SMFC - Magicfind Small Charm/Small Magicfind Charm
  • MI - Magic Immune.
  • MiC - Meet in Channel (also MiP
  • Min - Minimum.
  • ML - Mana Leech
  • MLD - Mid Level Duel. Characters used for dueling at a set maximum level to limit their skill and equipment use; generally 45 is the upper limit. See also vLLD and LLD.
  • mlvl - Monster Level.
  • Mod - Modifier. Adds a characteristic to an item such as a weapon or charm.
  • Mod - Moderator. A member responsible for moderating a forum or channel.
  • Mod - Modified game version of diablo 2. (allowing varied game play of an old favorite)
  • Moron - Mercernary
  • Moser's - Moser's Blessed Circle Exceptional Unique Round Shield
  • MP - Market Place. Trading site for D2 at market.diabloii.net.
  • MP - Multi -Player.
  • MP - Mana Points.
  • MPK - Mana per kill
  • MR - Magic Resistant.
  • MS - Multiple Shot. An attack skill on the Amazon Bow and Crossbow tree
  • MS - Multi -Shot. A mod available to boss monsters
  • msg - message
  • MSLE (MSLEB) - Multi -Shot Lightning Enchanted.
  • Mules - characters on the realms to hold additional items
  • Muling - moving items from one character to another for storage or onto a character to be used. Either mules or ATMA (single player only)

[edit] N

  • N00b - Newbie. Newcomer to the game. (generally used as an insult)
  • Nat's _______ - Piece of Natalya's Odium set. Made for the Assassin.
  • nbd - No big deal
  • NDE - Near Death Experience (when a character JUST manages to escape a very dangerous situation)
  • Necro - Necromancer
  • Nerf - Generally refers to spells or weapons that have their effectiveness reduced in a patch.
  • Newb - Newbie. Newcomer to the game. (often used as an insult)
  • NG - New Game/Next Game
  • nking - naked killng. IE killing someone retrieving their body
  • NL - non -ladder (also NLSC, NLHC [see HC, SC#2])
  • NM - Nightmare. The second level of difficulty in Diablo II.
  • Nm (nvm) - Never mind.
  • Norm - Normal. Usually refers to the first level of difficulty in Diablo II.
  • No -Twink (Untwinked) - No -twink groups and players use and equip only what they find in no -twink play. No items are brought into no -twink play from outside games or sources.
  • NP - No Problem.
  • NPC - Non -Player Character. Ec
  • NR - Natural Resistance. A Barbarian mastery to increase resistance to magic damage
  • Nr=Nt - No Response means No Thanks.
  • NRG - Energy
  • NTC - No Title Char for acquiring SoJs in classic CS
  • NTPP - New Traders Probationary Period. See SPTF Rules for details


[edit] O

  • Oak - Oak Sage. A Druid summoning skill
  • Oks - Oblivion Knights (also "OK")
  • Occy (Occu) - The Oculus Unique Swirling Crystal.
  • OK - Oblivion Knight
  • OMG - Oh my god
  • Open - Open Battle.net. Online play with characters saved on your computer. These are not considered legit in the SPF
  • orb - frozen orb
  • orgset - organ set
  • os - open socket
  • OT - Off Topic
  • OTF - Off -Topic Forum
  • OTOH - On the other hand
  • OW - open wounds (more used than 'wounds')

[edit] P

  • P/B - Necromancer's Poison and Bone skill tree.
  • PB -phase blade
  • PA - perfect amethist
  • Pallyy - Paladin
  • Pand - Pandemonium Fortress.
  • Parked/parking - having a monster follow you to a certain point and then runing away fast enough to leave it there
  • PC - Price Check. This means they want to know how much something is worth
  • PC - Poison Creeper. A Druid Summoning Tree skill.
  • Pcombat/Pcomb/PC Skiller - Paladin combat skill charm
  • PD (PDagger) - Poison Dagger. A Necromancer skill on the Poison and Bone tree.
  • PD (PDam, PDmg) - Poison Damage.
  • PDR - Physical Damage Reduction
  • pdsc - Poison damage small charm
  • PE - Poison Explosion. A Necromancer skill on the Poison and Bone tree.
  • perm - a FAKE way of making a duped item not poof. They don't work, don't ask
  • perm a game: holding a game open for five minutes so it says there when you leave. Often used for muling
  • PG (PGems) - Perfect Gems
  • PH - Psychic Hammer. An Assassin skill on the Shadow Disciplines Tree.
  • pi - physical or poison immune
  • Pindle - Pindle the monster accessible through the Portal next to Anya in Act 5
  • Pits - Pit in Tamae Highliand in Act 1. Start from Outer Cloister and follow the road.
  • PJ (PlJ) - Plague Javelin. An Amazon skill on the Javelin and Spear skill tree.
  • PJ (PoiJ) - Poison Javelin. An Amazon skill on the Javelin and Spear skill tree.
  • PK - Player killing. Usually associated with ambushing players to kill them. Not to be confused with PvP.
  • PKK - Player Killer Killer. A player who kills player killers.
  • PMH - Prevent Monster Heal
  • PN(ova) - Poison Nova. A Necromancer skill on the Poison and Bone tree.
  • poof - have an item disappear
  • Porter - Teleporting Boss.
  • Pots - Potions
  • PP - Party please.
  • pr - poison resist
  • PR - perfect ruby
  • PR (PRes, PsnRes) - Poison resistance.
  • PS - Phoenix Strike.
  • PS - Perfect Skull.
  • PSa - perfect sapphire
  • Psn - Poison.
  • PT - perfect topaz
  • Purist - Characters who only use items they found themselves. No trading, transfering of items from other characters, or Magic Finding.
  • PvM - Player versus Monster.
  • PvP - Player v Player. Agreed duelling. Not to be confused with PK.
  • PW - Password.

[edit] Q

  • QFT - quoted for truth; what s/he said is correct
  • qlvl - quality level


[edit] R

  • r - Ready. This is the standard signal among players in a group before triggering a monster urn/shrine or entering a particularly treacherous area.
  • R/W - Run Walk
  • read -usually in trade games EG UM 4 read means for details read the description
  • Reaver (Messy Reaver) - Messerschmidt's Reaver Elite Unique Champion Axe
  • Rec - Recovery.
  • Regen - Regeneration.
  • Rejuv - Rejuvenation Potion.
  • Req - Requirement.
  • Res - Resistance.
  • rl - Real life
  • Rlvl - Required Level
  • RoF - River of Flame in Act 4.
  • ROFL - Rolling on the floor laughing
  • RRM - Red Rune Mod - Single Player utility that turns runes read
  • RS - Raise Skeleton. A Necromancer summoning skill.
  • RWM - Rune Word Mod - Single Player utility that enables Realm only runewords
  • RtM - Read the Manual
  • run - to repeatedly kill monsters in a certain area or boss
  • Rushing - A low level character getting pushed through levels of the game by a much higher level character, where the lower character could not play effectively alone.

[edit] S

  • S/E - Save and exit. Usually to avoid an untimely death. Considered poor form in some circles, usually Hardcore
  • S/S - Sword/Shield.
  • SA - Shiver Armor. A Sorceress Cold skill.
  • Sc - Small charm.
  • SC - Soft Core
  • Schaefer's - Schaefer's Hammer Elite Unique Legendary Mallet.
  • script - descriptions, usually in trade games EG UM 4 script means for details read the description
  • SD - Shadow Disciplines. One of the Assassin skill trees.
  • Sec - Hang on a second
  • SF - Static Field. Sorceress lightning tree attack skill.
  • SH (Spec) - Spectral Hit
  • Shaft - Shaftstop Exceptional Unique Mesh Armor.
  • Shako - Harlequin Crest Elite Unique Shako. (Technically, a Shako is the entire class of elite Shako helms, but the term almost always refers to its Unique version.)
  • Silks - Silks of the Victor Unique Ancient Armor
  • Sin (Sinner) - Assassin.
  • Single Passs : going through the game without re -running an area
  • Skiller - Grand charm with +1 skill tree
  • Skullder's - Skullder's Ire Exceptional Unique Russet Armor.
  • slivering - taking a moster down to the bare minimum of health before killing. Usually using static in normal
  • Slow - Slows Target. Item mod that slows enemies
  • Slvl - Skill Level
  • SM - Skeleton Mage. A Necromancer summoning skill.
  • SM - Slow Missiles. A skill on the Amazon Passive and Magic tree
  • SM (Master) - Shadow Master
  • SoE - String Of Ears (belt)
  • SoH - Standard of Heroes. When you defeat all 3 Ubers one will drop for each player in the game along with the Hellfiretorch. It doesn't do anything
  • SoJ - Stone of Jordan Unique Ring.
  • Sorc (Soso, Socer) - Sorceress.
  • SP - Single Player. Usually refers to single -player mode of Diablo II
  • Sparky - Bremm Sparkfist. Super Unique in Act 3.
  • spdc - small poison damage charm
  • Spear - Bone Spear. A Necromancer attack skill.
  • Spec - Spectral Hit.
  • SPF - Single Player Forum
  • SPTF - Single Player Trade Forum
  • spider sash - Arachnid's Mesh (belt)
  • Spike - Wizardspike Elite Unique Bone Knife.
  • Spirit - Bone Spirit. A Necromancer attack skill
  • spirit packs : Tal, Thul, Ort, Amn plus (sometimes) Hel runes. To make the Spirit Runeword.
  • SPoints - Skill Points.
  • SS - Stone Skin.
  • SS (Storm) - Stormshield Elite Unique Monarch Shield
  • SS - Shape shifting (druid skill)
  • Stam - Stamina.
  • Storing - Transferring items from one in-game character to a character not in game.
  • Stormspire - Stormspire Elite Unique Giant Thresher
  • STR - Strength
  • Strat - Strategy.
  • String (SoE) - String of Ears Exceptional Unique Demonhide Sash.
  • SW - Shock Wave. A Druid shape shifting skill.
  • SW - Shock Web. An Assassin Trap Tree skill.
  • SW (Warrior) - Shadow Warrior.
  • Synch - refers to synchronizing with the server, thus going back to normal. Can be done through instant movements (teleportation, waypoints, portals).
  • Synergies -- Skills that directly boost or are boosted by points in other skills. More here.

[edit] T

  • T/O - Top Offer. Used in trading items.
  • Tal's ________ - Piece of Tal Rasha's Wrappings Set. Made for Sorceresses
  • Tarn - Tarnhelm Unique Skull Cap
  • TC - Treasure Class
  • TE (Tele) - Teleport. A Sorceress Skill on the lightning tree.
  • tft - t4t - thanks for that or thanks for trade
  • TG - Town Guarding. Hanging around outside town to kill anyone coming out. See PK.
  • TGod (TGV) - Thundergod's Vigor Exceptional Unique War Belt.
  • thx - Thanks
  • Tiamat's - Tiamat's Rebuke Exceptional Unique Dragon Shield.
  • Titan's - Titan's Revenge Unique Ceremonial Javelin
  • TK - Telekinesis. A Sorceress Skill on the lightning tree.
  • tking - town killing
  • Torch - Hellfire Torch (unique large charm)
  • TP - Trading Post
  • TP - Teleport. A Sorceress skill on the lightning tree.
  • TP - Town Portal
  • tppk - Town Portal Personnal Kill
  • Trang's _______ - Piece of Trang -Oul's Avatar set. Made for the Necromancer.
  • Transferring - Interchanging items between characters, including activites referred to as muling, twinking and storing.
  • Trav - Travincal in Act 3.
  • Trolling - Making provocative, controversial or offensive remarks, intended to create a confrontational response.
  • TS - Thunderstorm. Sorceress lightning tree attack skill.
  • TS - Tiger Strike.
  • ttyl - Talk to you later.
  • Tucs - Bartuc's Cut -Throat Unique Greater Talons
  • Twink/Twinked/Twinking - To give high quality items to new characters, usually other characters on your own account. Twinking is the process of doing this. Twinked refers to a character who has been so equipped. Twinking is most often done to brand new characters to make the leveling up process easier, but the term also refers to equipping high level characters with great items they haven't found themselves.
  • Twitch - Twitchthroe Unique Studded Leather Armor
  • ty - Thank you.
  • tyt - Take your time.
  • tyvm - Thank you very much

[edit] U

  • Uber - Awesome, Ultimate, Elite
  • UD - Uber Diablo
  • Ume's - Ume's Lament Unique grim Wand
  • Unid'd - Unidentified.
  • Untwinked - Characters using only what they find
  • Uped (Up'd. Upd) - Upgraded version of the item. Achieved with the Horadric Cube. Normal ->Exceptional ->Elite
  • USETF - United -States East Trade Forum.

[edit] V

  • Valk - Valkyrie. A skill on the Amazon Passive and Magic tree.
  • Valor - Arkaine's Valor Elite Unique Balrog Skin
  • Vamp - Vampiregaze Exceptional Unique Grim Helm.
  • Vanilla: Single Player term means without mods
  • VIT - Vitality.
  • Vlld - Also vLLD. Very low level dueling, usually level 9. This greatly limits the skills and equipment that can be used, and simplifies the dueling experience somewhat. See also LLD and MLD.

[edit] W

  • W8 - Wait.
  • WB - WereBear. A Druid shape shifting skill.
  • WB - Weapon Block. An Assassin Shadow Disciplines Skills.
  • wb - Welcome back
  • WC - War Cry. A Barbarian warcry
  • Weap - Weapon.
  • WF - Windforce
  • Wizzy - Wizardspike Elite Unique Bone Knife.
  • WoF - Wake of Fire.
  • WoI - Wake of Inferno
  • Woot - w00t. Yippee!
  • Wote (WOE) - Wall of the Eyeless Unique Bone Shield
  • Wounds - Open Wounds.
  • WoW - World of Warcraft.
  • WP - Waypoint.
  • WSK (WK2) - Worldstone Keep Level 2 in Act 5.
  • WSM - weapon speed modifier or base weapon speed
  • WTF - What was that?! Or West Trading Forum.
  • WUG - "What you got?". Common B.Net Trade talk meaning "What do you have to offer?"
  • WUW - "What you want?". Common B.Net Trade talk meaning "What do you want for that item?"
  • WW - WereWolf. A Druid shape shifting skill.
  • WW - Whirlwind. A Barbarian and assassin combat skill.
  • WWS - Witchwild String Exceptional Unique Short Siege Bow.

[edit] X

  • Xbow - Crossbow.
  • Xfer - Transfer.
  • XP - Experience.

[edit] Y

  • y - Yes
  • yw - You're welcome

[edit] Z

  • Zerk - Berzerk. A Barbarian combat skill. (also berserker axe)
  • zerker - bezerker axe or bezerk skill user
  • zod'ed - an item socketed with the Zod Rune
  • Zon - Amazon.