MapleStory/Glossary

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Here is a list of common acronyms and shortforms used when discussing MapleStory.

Contents: Top - 0–9 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

A[edit | edit source]

AB
Arrow Blow - Bowman Skill
AC
Auto-Clicker. Before Wizet's implementation of GameGuard, these programs were one of the most popular way to gain entrance into the Kerning City and Ludibrium Party Quests. Wizet now prohibits their use. Despite the ban, they still are very popular today.
AE
Arrow Eruption - Sniper Skill
AFK
Away From Keyboard; typically suggests that a player is currently inactive, but still logged on.
AFMS
Away From Maple Story
AR
Arrow Rain - Ranger Skill
Aqua Road
ATM
Short for "at the moment".
Asi, Asia, Asianic
Asianic Bow - Bowman Bow

B[edit | edit source]

Bagged
Death by another player's summoning bag.
Banditsin
A rogue that maxes Lucky 7 and will make the job advancement as a bandit.
BB
Bow Booster - Bowman Skill
Bye Bye
Bathroom Break
Black Bandana
BC
Black Crystal (usually the ore)
Bomb
Arrow Bomb - Hunter Skill
Booster
Weapon booster skill - Most classes have a skill to boost their attack speed.
BRB
Be Right Back - Player must leave, but will be right back.
"B>"
Shorthand used to mean "Buying".

C[edit | edit source]

CB
Crossbow Booster - Bowman Skill
Chief Bandit - third job for Bandits
CC
Change channel(s). Considered very rude to most people. To change channels means to leave a map (presumably to another channel) that someone is training on to avoid Kill Stealing them.
CC Plz
Change channel(s) please. Another way people use "CC".
CE
Curse Eyes, found around Sleepywood and Ellinia.
Cold Eyes, found deep in the Dungeon.
Clean
An equipment with all of its slots remaining.
Coolies
The Coolie Zombies in the Forest of Dead Trees maps deep in El Nath.
CP5
Cloud Park 5, a popular training spot.
CRog
Crimson Balrog - One of the most powerful monsters in the game.
CS
Critical Shot - Bowman Skill
Cash Shop
Cursed Sanctuary, the map where Jr. Balrog spawns.

D[edit | edit source]

Dark YnP
Dark Yeti & Dark Pepe combined - Enemy found in Dangerous Cliff
DC
Disconnected (also written as D/C)
Dark Crystal (usually the ore)
Defamer
Player defame others who does not do anything bad. Defamers may defame for fun, lossing a game, jeaious others level up or more powerful.
Dit
Bandit
DK
Dragon Knight - third job of the Spearman.
DMT
Drake's Meal Table - Map in the dungeon, contains Cold Eyes, Cargos, and Drakes.
DR
Dark Ritual - Level 75 Magician staff
DS
Double Shot - Bowman Skill
Dark Sight - Thief Skill
Devil's Sunrise - Level 90 two-handed sword
DSG
Dark Stone Golem - Monster found in Sleepywood Dungeon III, IV, V and Golem Temple 3
DT
Death Teddies - Monster found in Forgotten Path of Time 3
DW
Don't worry.

E[edit | edit source]

EE
Evil Eye - Monster found in the Dungeon
EEC(1-4)
Evil Eye Caves 1-4.
ER
Elemental Resistance - Dragon Knight Skill
Elemental Resistance - Priest Skill
ET
Evil Tale - Level 58 Magician Wand
EW
Evil Wing - Level 65 Magician Staff
EXP
Experience, usually mean current EXP %

F[edit | edit source]

FA
Final Attack - Bowman & Warrior Skill
Fire Arrow - Skill for Fire Wizards
Fame
Fame - Required to begin certain quests and wear specific equipments.
Farrow
Fire Arrow - Skill for Fire Wizards
Fizard
Fire Wizard - 2nd Job for Magicians
FJ
Flash Jump - Hermit Skill
FM
Free Market

G[edit | edit source]

GC
Golden Crow - Bowman Crossbow
GG
Good Game
GJ
Good Job
GK
Gatekeeper - A powerful monster found within the Warped Passage.
GM
Game Master - The employees of Wizet who strive to maintain order in Maple Story. Easily identifiable by the GM symbol above their heads.
Grim
Grim Phantom Watches, high-level monsters that are found in Ludibrium.

H[edit | edit source]

HA
Holy Arrow - active skill available only for magicians, specifically clerics, in which a 'holy' or 'divine' arrow is fired at any surrounding enemies and foes. This inflicts a great deal of damage upon undead monsters, when this skill has been maxed.
HB
Hyper Body - Spearman Skill
HHG
Henesys Hunting Grounds - The first map to the left of Henesys.
HP
Health/Hit Point(s) - the amount of life, or health, a player may have. Acquiring damage may result in the decreasing of health/hit points, while consuming any type of health-providing products may result in the increasing of health/hit points. HP is indicated by a medium-sized red bar that is located at the very bottom of the screen right to the left of the MP bar.
HS
Holy Symbol - Priest Skill
Hidden Street - www.hidden-street.net
Hybrid
A spearman who uses both spears and polearms, or a bandit that uses luck and str daggers.

I[edit | edit source]

IA
Iron Arrow - Bowman Skill
IDC
I don't care.
IDK
I don't know.
IGN
In-Game Name - Used when requesting another person's character name when not in the game
I/L
Ice-Lightning Wizard/Mage.

J[edit | edit source]

Jaeger
Gross Jaeger - Level 70 Crossbow
Jeti, J Yeti
Jr. Yeti - Enemy found east of El Nath
JQ
Jump Quest
Jr.Rog
Jr. Balrog

K[edit | edit source]

KB
Knockback - Ability to knock an enemy back by doing more than a certain amount of (monster dependant) damage.
Kittens, Kitties
Jr. Cellions/Jr.Lioners/Jr. Grupins - Enemies found in Garden area of Cloud Park.
KS
Kill Steal - Kill steal is when one user kills a monster that another user is fighting, or is about to fight. It is usually depreciated by users.

L[edit | edit source]

L7
Lucky Seven - Thief Skill
Lawl
Replacement for LOL due to similar pronunciation, with identical meaning.
Lizzard
Lightning Wizard - 2nd Job for Magicians
LMAO
Laugh/Laughing my a** off - used when somone says something really funny.
LMFAO
Laugh/Laughing my f**king ass off - used when somone says something extremely funny.
LOL
Laugh Out Loud
LOWB (2)
Land of the Wild Boar - located just to the right of Perion, in a Hidden Street, or Land of the Wild Boar II, located in a Hidden Street at the East Domain of Perion.
Ludi
Short for the Ludibrium area of Ossyria, or the town with the same name.
lvl
Level
Lycan/Lyco
Lycanthrope - Enemies found in Wolf Territory III and IV

M[edit | edit source]

Macis
Tauromacis - An enemy found on the way to Jr. Balrog
Mass Defame
The act of defaming a character multiple times by either using alternate characters, or calling upon one's friends to defame the character.
MB
Mortal Blow - Ranger and Sniper Skill
MC
Magic Claw - Magician Skill
Magic Composition: Mage Third job Skill
MDT
Master Death Teddies - Monster found in Lost Time, a Hidden Street off Forgotten Path of Time 3
ME
Meso Explosion - Chief Bandit Skill
MG
Mix Golem
Magic Guard(mage)
Meso Guard(chief Bandit)
MM
Mushmom - Boss monster found in 'Someone Else's House' <--(Hidden Street located near taxi cab of Henesys.)
MP
Mana/Magic Point(s) - A type of substance that enables a player to cast and perform magic, as in skills. MP is indicated by a medium-sized bar that is light-blue in color, located at the very bottom of the screen right beside the HP bar, while one is running the MapleStory program.
MS
MapleStory

N[edit | edit source]

Newbie
A new player to the game.
Noob
Common insult used for describing experienced players who behave like newbies.
NPC
Non-Player Character. (Shop/Quest characters)
Act of selling an item to a shop NPC instead of to another player.
Nub
Another form of noob.

O[edit | edit source]

Oly
Olympus - Bowman Bow
OMFG
Oh my f**king god.
OMG
Oh My God
Oh My Gosh
"OMG Spear": Omega Spear, level 80 item
OS
Omega Sector
Ossy
Ossyria
Owned
Term used for describing that a player has either killed a monster with ease or been killed by a monster.

P[edit | edit source]

Pang
White Pang - A monster found outside El Nath, commonly in Wolf Territory 3-5
PC
Price Check, used to get a feel for what the price of a (usually rare) item is.
PG
Power Guard - Fighter and Page skill
Pizard
Poison Wizard - Fire/Poison Wizard who uses pure Poison. Very uncommon build.
PKB
Power Knock-Back - Hunter and Crossbowman skill.
Pls, Plz, Pl0x
Please - common for noobs to say, especially when someone wants you to change channels.
Poly
Bowman Polyfeather Hat
PQ
Party Quest
PS
Power Strike - Warrior Skill
PT
Party. Party members can share part of EXP gained from other members (as known as Training). All memebers can pick up any mesos or items dropped by monsters killed by other memebers.
PT Leech
Party Leech(PTL) is who join a party do not kill but gain EXP from party.
Pwned
Common, intentional mispelling of 'owned', with same meaning.

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R[edit | edit source]

R>
A short way of saying "Recruiting" (as in recruiting guild members).
Rawr
An alternative spelling of "roar"
Repot
Buying potions from the nearest store (usually a town).
Rest-Kill
Rest-Kill (RK) is other player induces or knock-back monsters to attack you when you are resting.
ROFL
Rolling On the Floor Laughing - used when someone says something so funny, you are literally on the floor laughing.
ROFLMFAO
Rolling On the Floor Laughing My F***ing Ass off - used when someone says something so funny, you are literally on the floor laughing and your ass is falling off.
Rog
Jr. or Crimson Balrog.
Rush
Exitting a PQ with the intention of re-entering immediately. Usually done after Kerning PQ's Bonus stage.

S[edit | edit source]

SA
Soul Arrow - Bowman Skill
Sader
Shortened and common name to refer to Crusaders.
Sanc
Sanctuary Entrance series of maps.
SB
Slash Blast - Warrior Skill
Savage Blow - Bandit Skill
SC
Silver Crow - Bowman Crossbow
Sin
Assassin character class
Sleepy
Sleepywood
Sniping
Attacking a monster from range to prevent taking damage.
Soul
Soul Arrow - Bowman Skill
SP
Shadow Partner - Hermit Skill
sp?
Signifies that the persion is not certain of a word's spelling. Ex. That was one wierd (sp?) monster.
Spears
Taurospear - Enemy found on the way to Jr. Balrog.
SR
Shining Ray - Priest Skill
STFU
Shut the fuck up
SW
Sleepywood - The town or the web site www.sleepywood.net
"S>"
Shorthand used to mean "Selling".

T[edit | edit source]

TMI
Too much info, used when someone says too much info causing them to feel uncomfortable.
Track
Repeatedly using the /find command on a player to follow their movement, often used in PQs to determine a current party's location.
Train
If somebody ask for train, it means who want to party with players in higher level and gain much EXP from it. For an effective training, it is suggested to party with player at least 5 level higher than you. But you should note that if the trainer kills monster not for your level, you may not gain any EXP.
Transfer
Using the storage feature to move items from one character to another on the same world/account.
"T>"
Shorthand used to mean "Trading"

U[edit | edit source]

U
You.

V[edit | edit source]

V2k
Vaulter 2000 - Bowman Bow
Vac
Vaccum Hacks, brings all monsters to a specific location. Wizet bans players who do this.
Vending
Going AFK while using a Shop Permit to sell items while inactive. (i.e. overnight)
Vic
Victoria Island
Vikings
Spirit Vikings, high-level Ludibrium monsters.
Gigantic Spirit Vikings, high-level Ludibrium monsters near Spirit Vikings.
Viper
Red Viper - Bowman Bow

W[edit | edit source]

WB
Welcome Back
W/G or WG
Work Gloves
WK
White Knight - The Third Job for page
WOMG
Whoa Oh My God - Another variant of OMG.
WTC
What The Crap (uncommon)
WTF
What The F**k
WTH
What The Hell/Heck
WW
Werewolf - Enemy found in Wolf Territory I and II

X[edit | edit source]

XBow
Crossbow
XBowman
Crossbowman - Archer who specializes in Crossbows.

Y[edit | edit source]

Y
Why
Yepe, Yepi, YnP
Yeti & Pepe combined - Enemy found in Ice Valley II in Ossyria.

Z[edit | edit source]

Z(1-4)
Refers to a specific Forest of Dead Trees map, from I to IV.
ZB
Zombie.
ZHelm
Short for Zakum Helm, an untradable item dropped by a boss.
ZLupins
Zombie Lupins.
ZS, ZShroom
Zombie Mushroom
Zombies
Coolie Zombies in the Forest of Dead Trees maps deep in El Nath.
Minor Zombies just after the Forest of Dead Trees maps, in the Dead Mine maps.
ZOMG
Zoh My God - Another way of saying OMG