AdventureQuest Worlds Terminology
Previously owned by bnguyen101 named as Beginner Terminology
Have you ever played a role playing game before? Many of the players of AdventureQuest Worlds use terms such as farming, drops, guilds, memberships, etc. You might not be familiar with these terms as knowing about them will benefit your gaming experience in AdventureQuest Worlds. Read On!
Table of Contents
- Acronyms and Abbreviations
During account creation, you will be required to enter an email address. After you are finished creating your account, you will be recommended to confirm your email. An automatic message will be sent to the entered email with a link. Going to the link will confirm the account. Doing so will allow you to unlock AdventureQuest Worlds game features, get 20,000 free Gold, have better account security and recovery, and keep up to date on brand new weekly releases.
The account manager is where you access things like your account info, AC items in your inventory, bank storage, the buy back shop, etc. You can also make changes to your account like your username, password, email, etc.
The action bar - which is located near the bottom of the screen - is where the active skills of your equipped class and several options reside. Options include the game menu, the Book of Lore, settings, your inventory, your house, etc.
Action Points are the same as mana. It is the amount of energy your character has as shown as a blue bar. It's used to activate your class's skills and a certain amount is decreased depending on the skill. Action Points also automatically restores outside of battle. It can be restored faster by auto attack, resting, potions, or classes that have a skill to restore action points.
Adventure Coins are the secondary currency for AdventureQuest Worlds. They can be obtained from real world money or special offers. Using Adventure Coins, you can buy many special items.
For levels 41-45, the Adventurer Enhancement improves your Strength, Dexterity, Intellect, Endurance, Wisdom, and Luck. This enhancement is no longer available.
AdventureQuest is the prequel to AdventureQuest Worlds and the first game made by Artix Entertainment. Like AQW, it is a free-to-play single-player web based fantasy role playing game.
AdventureQuest 3D: Legends of Lore
AdventureQuest 3D is Artix Entertainment's next big upcoming project and first three-dimensional game.
BattleGems is Artix Entertinment's first mobile game. It is a free-to-play battle puzzle game available to play on iOS, Android, and Kindle Fires.
AdventureQuest Dragons is Artix Entertainment's second mobile game. It is a free-to-play idle clicker game available to play on iOS and Android.
AdventureQuest Undead Assault
Undead Assault is Artix Entertainment's third mobile game. It is a free-to-play endless runner game available to play on iOS and Android.
AExtras are offers by third-party websites to help you earn AdventureCoins upon completion. Offers include signing up for a website, answer a survey, buy something, or sign up for a free trial. If you are eligible and you complete the offer, your account will automatically get the Adventure Coins. You can also complete AExtras on other AE websites to obtain other rewards such as Artix Points.
Aggro refers to monsters that attacks players on sight without being provoked, unlike most monsters in AdventureQuest Worlds, who only attack you if you attack them.
AI, or Artificial Intelligence, are characters not controlled by a player which come in the form of NPCs and monsters.
Akiba New Year
This is the AQW celebration of Chinese new years day.
During the course of the story you choose to either align your character to Good (King Alteon) or Evil (The Shadowscythe). This will grant you access to specific shops and change the way some NPCs interact with you. At the beginning of the game, you can choose your alignment for free only ONCE. After that, you have to pay gold to change your alignment. You can currently change your alignment by paying 100,000 Gold to either King Alteon, who is located in Swordhaven, or Gravelyn, who is located in Shadowfall, which depends on which you are changing to.
Alpha refers to the very short period of the time in public testing before the Beta. Alpha and Beta testing was made available to all Guardians, Dragonlords and Star Captains.
Armor is clothing that goes over your current class look. Armor does not change the skills of the equipped class. While most armor is just aesthetic, some armor have boosts. Armor cannot be hidden unless unequipped. Armor level cannot be changed.
The name of the company that created AdventureQuest Worlds. They also created AdventureQuest, DragonFable, MechQuest, EpicDuel, HeroSmash, Oversoul, and the mobile games BattleGems, AdventureQuest: Dragons, Undead Assault, and BioBeasts. They also created other online games.
Artix Points are bought with real money from the portal site. They can be bought with credit cards or Artix gift cards bought in stores. Artix Points can also be obtained by completing offers found on the portal site With these you can purchase exclusive upgrades for your character. You get better upgrades depending on the amount purchased.
Away From Keyboard
If a player stays inactive in-game for a certain amount of time, it will say "AFK", short for Away From Keyboard. This does not necessarily mean the player is not present, just that the player hasn't made an action in a while.
Badges are a set of achievements that are rewarded to you after fulfilling the requirements needed to obtain the badge. Though most badges don't give you a reward for completing them, there are some badges that give you rewards such as shops with free items, adventure coins, etc.
Ballyhoo is an NPC that provides advertisements for you to watch in-game. After watching an advertisement, you will rewarded with a specific amount of gold or even Adventure Coins. Ballyhoo can only used a certain amount of times per day.
This is a type of punishment given to players for breaking rules. This prevents players from logging into their accounts. This can either be temporary or permanent.
This is where you store items - not money - to free up space. You can store unlimited amounts of AC items, but you have to buy storage for non-AC items using Adventure Coins.
Bank pets are a type of pet that allow you to easily access the bank just by simply clicking them.
Battle Bar is a toolbar add-on for AdventureQuest Worlds. The toolbar tells you your Gold and AdventureCoin amounts. Clicking the Friends button will instantly bring up a friends list and tell you who is online. Includes Yahoo! Search that will earn you AdventureCoins!
Battleon is the hub world of AdventureQuest Worlds where you find information about new releases, features, etc. In Battleon Town, you'll find shops and buildings for weapons, classes, pets, houses, etc.
Battle Pets are a type of pet that can fight for you using battle pet classes such as Necromancer.
Beta refers to the pre-release public testing of AQW. This is an achievement on player character pages to show they were involved. Alpha and Beta testing was made available to all Guardians, Dragonlords and Star Captains. Beta Character signifies that an account was created during the Alpha or Beta testing. All Alpha and Beta players have Beta Character.
Beta refers to the pre-release public testing of AQW. This is an achievement on player character pages to show they were involved. Alpha and Beta testing was made available to all Guardians, Dragonlords and Star Captains.
BioBeasts is Artix Entertainment's fourth mobile game. It is a free-to-play aracde survival game available to play on iOS and Android.
Bludrut Brawl is a PvP map where two teams of eight players battle each other, the enemy's allies (monsters), and the enemy's team captain.
Book of Lore
The Book of Lore is located on your action bar in which you access information and/or quick access to a specific place or shop.
A bug is something not intended to be in the game creating problems in your gaming experience.
The Buyback shop, which is located in the Account Manager, allows you to repurchase any AC items that you may have sold or deleted. This even includes special offer items, LQS items, and rare items that you have previously purchased. Items dropped from monsters and quests are the only exception.
Canned Chat is a type of server which all players playing in it will be unable to send messages to other players and can only use the phrases available. Canned Chat is not the same as being muted. If you are 13 or older or currently have an active membership, you will be able to used chat enabled servers. Even if you are a legend but are not 13 or older, you will still be able to use chat enabled servers until your membership expires.
Capes are pieces of equipment that go on your character's back. Other types of capes include scarfs, small characters that sit on your shoulder, flags, etc. Capes can be hidden without having to remove them. Cape enhancements are used to change the cape's level.
Carnival of Fortune
The Carnival of Fortune is where players could go to spin the Wheel of Doom or the Wheel of Destiny to win prizes. Both wheels have mostly the same prizes and drop rates. Legends get a free spin daily, while non-legends get a free spin monthly. To pay for a spin, you need to buy a Fortune Ticket which costs 200 Adventure Coins. This event is no longer available.
Chaos is the alignment of the main antagonist of the 13 Lords of Chaos story arc, Drakath. It is not possible to align your character with chaos.
Chaos Brawl is a PvP map where two teams of eight players battle each other, monsters, and the enemy's team captain. This map is based on the map called inchaos which no longer exists.
The character page is where you can view you or someone else's avatar, equipped items, inventory, badges, etc. On your own character page, you can also save your avatar to use as a profile picture on social media. Legends can change the background to certain places in-game.
If you are in a chat enabled server, you will be able to talk to other players. You send messages using the chat bar located on the bottom left corner of your game screen.
The chat pane located above the chat bar allows you to view messages sent by players who are/were in the same area as you, private messages, and announcements. This can be expanded, narrowed, scrolled, or hidden. Messages shown in chat pane reset after you log out or change servers.
A class is a set of particular skills that your character can equip. Throughout the game, you will be able to acquire and equip other classes through gold, adventure coins, reputation, quest completion, etc. The first four classes you can equip are referred to as Starting Classes, which are either a Warrior, Rouge, Mage, or a Healer.
When you first purchase a class, you will start at Rank 1. Class Points will allow you to rank up until you reach Rank 10. These are similar to experience points.
Cool down is the amount of time it takes for a skill to be ready for use after already being used.
A critical hit is a strike that deals more damage than normal. A critical hit is indicated by big, orange numbers rather than white.
These keep information on updates added to the games. AdventureQuest Worlds has one located here.
Death Pit Brawl
Death Pit Brawl is a PvP map where two teams of eight players battle each other, monsters, and the enemy's team captain. This map is based off the Death Pit Arena map.
In AQW, developers are a type of players seen having a purple name above them, representing their status. They are the people who create new content for AdventureQuest Worlds every week. From writing quests and cutscenes to building weapons and armors to crafting the beautiful maps and backgrounds to programming the game so everything works.
Dexterity is a statistic that increases Haste, Hit Chance, and Evasion chance.
The difficulty of any said monster, represented in stars below their health bars. The more stars, the harder that monster is for it's level. Difficulty does not vary based on level, so players may find a 2 or 3 star enemy easy to kill once they have surpassed its level. High difficulty monsters are more likely to require greater amount of skill, strategy, players, your knowledge of your current class, and overall gaming experience.
Docile, or non-aggro, refers to monsters who attack a player if that player attacks them. Most monsters in AdventureQuest Worlds are docile, however, some monsters have aggro.
Doom Arena is a PvP map where two players duel in a fight to the death. This is currently the only 1v1 PvP map available.
DragonFable is the second game made by Artix Entertainment. It is a free-to-play single-player web based fantasy role playing game.
DragonLords are players that upgraded in Artix Entertainment's second game, DragonFable. Linking the upgraded DragonFable account to your AQW account will allow you to get exclusive items found in shops throughout AdventureQuest Worlds. The main DragonFable shop can be found in-game by typing the command "/join tower" in the chat box. Inside the tower you will find a room with the DragonLord shop as well as two other upgrade-exclusive shops for the other previous games AdventureQuest and MechQuest.
Sometimes when you win a battle or complete a quest you may get experience, gold, or even an item which on a monster and/or quest is called a drop. Also known as loot.
Drop Rate is the chance of a monster or quest dropping an item. If it is a drop that is easy to obtain, it's common and it has a very high drop rate. Some have very low drop rates and takes a long time to obtain. Keep in mind, not every drop has a confirmed drop rate.
An emote is when make your do a character do a certain gesture by putting a / before the action. For example, entering /dance will make your character dance.
Endurance is a statistic that directly contributes to your total Hit Points.
Enhancements are applied to items in your inventory to keep up with your increasing levels. Each enhancement increases certain statistics for a certain amount. They differ depending on equipped enhancement.
EpicDuel is the fifth game made by Artix Entertainment. It is a free-to-play web based Science Fiction Player versus Player game.
Evil is the alignment of Empress Gravelyn of Shadowfall. Gravelyn will allow you to complete Evil reputation quests or switch your alignment if you're not already aligned with Evil.
At the beginning of the game, your character starts at level 1. Experience points help you increase your level until level 65. You can obtain experience points from monsters and quests.
These are groups of NPCs throughout Lore. Do quests for them and you will earn Reputation, increasing your rank among the factions as you prove your loyalty to them.
Farming in any RPG is when you repeatedly play or battle on a specific quest, area, storyline, or monster to achieve something for your character. Players often farm for experience, gold, items, etc.
Featured Artist Shop
A Featured Artist Shop includes items created by a specific artist. These items are usually centered around the NPC representing the artist.
The Fighter Enhancement increases your Strength, Dexterity, and Endurance stats. This Enhancement also buffs your Attack Power, Hit Chance, and Hit Points. Some Classes that benefit most from Fighter Enhancements are Blood Ancients, DoomKnights, and Defenders. Fighter Enhancements are sold by Thok the Warrior Trainer in the Trainers Lodge in Battleon Town, Galanoth the Dragonslayer in Vasalkar’s Lair, and Dusk the DoomKnight in Shadowfall.
Flaming is when a player says something offensive targeting another player.
Founders are players who upgraded to Legend before November 17th, 2008 at midnight. These players gained founder status, shown as an achievement on their character page, and access to the game's first rare annual pet, the Platinum Dragon and the Armored Platinum Dragon in October 2009
Frame rate is the frequency of which frames are displayed. In most games, the frame rate is usually 30 or 60 frames per second. The frame rate can drop usually due to a poor connection, items that use animations, etc.
This is AE's version of Christmas. Occurs every December.
Gold is the standard currency for AdventureQuest Worlds. It can be obtained by killing monsters, selling items, completing quests, and watching advertisements provided by Ballyhoo in-game. You can use it to buy items.
Good is the alignment of King Alteon of Swordhaven. King Alteon will allow you to complete Good reputation quests or switch your alignment if you're not already aligned with Good.
Guardians are players that upgraded in Artix Entertainment's first game, AdventureQuest. Linking the upgraded AdventureQuest account to your AQW account will allow you to get exclusive items found in shops throughout AdventureQuest Worlds. The main Guardian shop can be found in-game by typing the command "/join tower" in the chat box. Inside the tower you will find a room with the Guardian shop as well as two other upgrade-exclusive shops for the other previous games DragonFable and MechQuest.
In many online games, you and your friends can join in one group together with awesome perks. They are called many different names depending on what you're playing, such as clan, army, alliance, etc. In AQW, it is called a guild. If you are a Legend, you can create and invite up to 15 players into your guild. The number of players allowed in the guild can be expanded up to 50 players by paying Adventure Coins. You can also join in other guilds whether you are a Legend or not. Your guild name will appear under your username on your name tag above your head.
Global Cool Down
When a skill is used, all other skills except auto-attack have an extremely brief cooldown called global cooldown. This prevents more than one skill being used simultaneously.
This is AQW's celebration of the Harvest Festival / Thanksgiving Day.
Haste reduces the cooldown on all of your attacks and spells, including Auto Attack, by a certain percentage.
The Healer Enhancement adds a significant amount of Intellect and Endurance with some Wisdom buffs. Some Classes that benefit most from Healer Enhancements are Acolytes, Bards, and Elemental Dracomancers. Speak with Juvania the Healer Trainer in the Trainers Lodge in Battleon Town to get Healer Enhancements.
The amount of life your character has as shown on a red bar. It can be increased by leveling up and enhancements. Once it reaches zero, you have to wait ten seconds to come back to life, or respawn, at the start of the map. Health is automatically restored outside of battle. It can be restored faster by resting. Other methods of regaining health are using potions or classes that have a skill to restore health such as a Healer.
Helms are pieces of battle equipment that cover the head of your avatar. Other types of helms include hoods, faces, hairstyles, etc. Helms can be hidden without having to remove them. Helm enhancements are used to change the helm's level.
In AQW, if you are not an upgraded legend at the time, you are considered a hero. This is also referred to as a non-legend or non-member.
Heroes Heart Day
Heroes Heart Day is AE's version of Valentines Day. Occurs every February.
HeroMart is the official online store of Artix Entertainment where you can purchase real life items and even in-game items with it. For example, purchasing the Artix Action Figure will also get you a code for you to use to obtain the Paladin Highlord Class.
The hub town is where every player starts the game every time they log in. The name of the hub town in AdventureQuest Worlds is called Battleon.
The Hybrid Enhancement improves Strength, Intellect, Dexterity, and Endurance stats, helping buff your Attack Power, Spell Power, Haste, Hit Chance, and Hit Points. Melee and Magical based heroes find Hybrid Enhancements very useful, although some Classes like Evolved Clawsuits, Ninjas, and Paladins benefit the most. Hybrid Enhancements are offered by Mazumi the Ninja Trainer in Greenguard Forest, Artix the Paladin in the Swordhaven Inn, and Tarvarya the Rustbucket Trainer at the Crash Site.
Intellect is a statistic that increases Magic Power, which boosts magical damage.
Your inventory is where you keep all of your items such as weapons, capes, helms, pets, etc.
Lag is a problem faced while playing the game that can ruin your game experience. It's caused by poor communication between your computer and AQW server. It causes a lot of issues like delay in chat, delay in opening shops or buying stuff, delay in deleting items, delay in movement, disconnections, etc.
Formerly known as members, legends are users that used real-world money to get exclusive in-game features in AdventureQuest Worlds. Their name tags are blue rather than white to represent their status. Legends will also get a "member" achievement on their character pages (even if said player is no longer a Legend they will still keep the achievement), and rewarded with the Legendary Hero and Dark Legendary Hero classes.
Limited Quantity Shop
Limited Quantity Shops are groups of items sold together each with its own set quantity. Once the gear has sold out, they are no longer available for purchase. These items are non-refundable.
Similar to the Wiki, the Lorepedia is where you can find information on AdventureQuest Worlds such as walkthroughs, classes, guilds, etc. The Lorepedia can be found in the Book of Lore and on the website.
Luck is a statistic that offers moderate overall improvement in combat.
The Lucky Enhancement adds a huge amount of Luck stats and slightly improves all other stats. The higher your Luck, the greater the chance at landing a Critical Strike. Every Class in AQWorlds benefits from Lucky Enhancements. Lucky Enhancements are sold by Cysero the Mad Weaponsmith in Yulgar’s Inn.
Mana is the amount of energy your character has as shown as a blue bar. It's used to activate your class's skills and a certain amount is decreased depending on the skill. Mana also automatically restores outside of battle. It can be restored faster by auto attack, resting, potions, or classes that have a skill to restore mana.
Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game
AQW is a type of game called a massive multiplayer online role playing game, MMORPG for short. A MMORPG is an online role-playing video game in which a very large number of people participate simultaneously.
A Master Account can be created at portal.battleon.com/ to link and safeguard your AdventureQuest Worlds (and other Artix Entertainment games) accounts. It is required to buy a membership. You can also get prizes from contests and Heromart.
MechQuest is the third game made by Artix Entertainment. It is a free-to-play web based Science Fiction role playing game.
Now called legends, members are users that used real-world money to get exclusive in-game features in AdventureQuest Worlds. Their name tags are blue rather than white to represent their status. Members will also get a "member" achievement on their character pages (even if said player is no longer a member they will still keep the achievement), and rewarded with the Legendary Hero and Dark Legendary Hero classes.
A membership can be bought for your AdventureQuest Worlds character with real world money for your game account. Doing so will unlock exclusive in-game features for a limited time which is dependent on what membership is bought. You can buy either a one, three, six, or twelve month membership. It is redeemed through your Artix master account. It can be bought at https://www.aq.com/order-now/direct/.
In AQW, moderators are a type of players seen having a golden name above them, representing their status. They monitor the game and players to see if everything is going smoothly. Chosen by the AQW staff team.
A Moglin-Safe Server is a type of server which all players playing in it will be unable to send messages to other players and can only use the phrases available.
Mogloween is AE's version of Halloween. Occurs every October.
Monsters are enemy AI who, upon defeat, can drop experience points, gold, and items. Most monsters are attack when provoked, but some monsters have the ability to attack players on sight without provocation.
This is a type of punishment given to players for doing things such as swearing that are against the rules. This revokes the player's chat privileges for a certain amount of time.
Necklaces are items that can give additional HP during PvP matches when equipped.
A newbie is a common term used by players referring to players new to the game. Players also tend to call a player a newbie if said player is not good at the game, regardless of how long they have been playing the game.
Not Yet Implemented
When a skill says it is "Not Yet Implemented" it means even though said skill is in game, it isn't working as intended and is not usable at the time.
NPCs, or non player characters, are characters who usually have a "!" mark above their head. In most cases, NPCs give quests, allow you to access shops, give you information, etc.
One-Eyed Gem Enhancement
The One Eyed Gem Enhancement buffs all of your stats and has a chance to produce a fireball during battle, but is only available at levels 20 and 30. Complete Mr. Wavell’s quests in the One-Eyed Doll backstage area to receive the One Eyed Gem Enhancement. This enhancement is for Legends only.
OverSoul is the sixth game made by Artix Entertainment. It is a free-to-play web based Player versus Player MMO Card game
Forming a party will create a temporary group of players that you invite or who are invited. A party can be up to six players. This will help keep players together easily, usually formed to complete a certain task.
Pets are equipable companions that sit by your avatar's side. They can be purchased with a membership or Adventure Coins.
Player Support are team members who read your emails and fix problems you may have with your account. Player Support members have golden names in-game.
PvE, or Player versus Environment, refers to when a player is battling monsters rather than other players in the game.
PvP, or player versus player, is where you and another player can either battle one-on-one in the Doom Arena or eight player teams battle each other in Bludrut Brawl. To enter a random duel, /join doomarena and select 1V1 PVP against strangers that are currently entering PVP also. To duel someone specific, enter /duel and put the player you wish to duel in the chat box. To enter a 8-on-8 match, /join bludrutbrawl. There is more than one 8v8 map, but the most common is Bludrut Brawl.
This is where you create your master account. Here you can link and manage your game accounts and/or create new ones. You can buy upgrades with Artix Points.
Potions are items that you can equip and use to affect your stats for a brief period of time. Potions can only be used once and can be stacked.
Public Test Realm
A public test realm is a special server for players to help AE test things in AQW. It is only made available for short periods of time and are announced by staff in-game and in the Design Notes.
Quests are tasks given to you throughout the game usually provided by NPCs. You might be able to get rewards like gold, experience points, or items.
Quest Pets are a type of pet that provide their own quest which can be accessed by pressing "!" button located above their head. You can also access other quests given by these pets even if you do not own the pet.
Quibble Coinbiter's Shop
Quibble Coinbiter is a NPC who occasionally visits Battleon to sell items which become rare once he leaves. The items in his shop will always be different each time he returns.
When something "goes rare", if you did not obtain it you are no longer able to obtain it ever anywhere in the game. However, if you have already purchased the rare, you can still keep it. If you had sold a rare AC item, you can still purchase it again in the buyback shop.
All weapons, helms, armor, and capes have specific rarities. This determines the availability and exclusiveness of said item. Classes and other items, however, do not have rarities.
In AdventureQuest Worlds, there will be new additions added to the game every week. That is called a release. You can easily find many of AQW's huge history of releases in the game's Design Notes here.
Used to increase your rank within Factions, much in the same way class points and experience points work. Reputation is gained by completing specific quests and will allow users to gain access to the items in the faction shops as they rank up.
During battle, your character will start to take damage. If your health reaches zero, you'll have to wait a couple seconds to continue at the start of the map.
Using rest makes you drop to your knees and restore your lost health and mana points.
Role Playing Game
Aside from being a MMO, AQW is also a type of game called a role-playing game, RPG for short. A RPG is a game in which players take on the roles of imaginary characters who engage in adventures, typically in a particular computerized fantasy setting overseen by a referee.
During an eight versus eight player versus player brawl, players will start and respawn at an area called a "safe zone", which players from the opposing side cannot enter and cannot harm the players inside.
A seasonal rare is anything that is not obtainable/accessible to the general public, yet returns to the game every so often, usually yearly, during an event.
A server is one of the game's "realms" with different players to keep the game organized and less cramped. All servers have a limit to how many players it can hold. A Canned-Chat server is a default server for players under the age of 13 in which they are unable you use free chat. Chat-Enabled servers can be accessed if you are 13 or older and have confirmed your email with the directions located here or open temporarily based on the time span of your membership. As a Legend, you can also enter Legend-only servers.
Shops are located in many maps throughout AdventureQuest Worlds, usually found by clicking a "!" bubble above an NPC's head or by clicking a specific item or object on-screen. Shops contain various items in which you can use gold or adventure coins to buy. There are special shops called merge shops in which you can trade the requested items from your inventory to get the new item.
Shut Up and Take My Rares! Contest
A contest held on the first tuesday of every month where you can participate in a raffle to win rare items. This contest is no longer available.
Skills are techniques or abilities that a class uses. It can be used boost power, use stronger attack, restore health or mana, etc. Passive skills are learned through ranking up to a specific rank, the skill remains active as soon as you unlock it and doesn't need be activated and it cannot be removed when unlocked.
Spam can be classified as either sending the same messages repeatedly or sending irrelevant or inappropriate messages. Common forms of spam are advertising, harassment, trolling, etc.
Special offers are rewards gained through buying items from HeroMart, completing a specific achievement, or other special methods.
SpellBreaker Enhancements increase Intellect, Dexterity, Endurance, and Luck, helping improve your Magic Power and Critical Strike chance. Many Caster-type Classes benefit from the SpellBreaker Enhancement, like MindBreakers, Shamans, and Sorcerers. Speak with Rayst the Master of the Tower in Arcangrove to buy SpellBreaker Enhancements.
Much like the Adventurer Enhancement, Spitfire buffs all of your stats across the board, but has a special added bonus: the chance of unleashing fireballs upon your foes during battle! Spitfire Enhancements can only be applied to your Weapons, and are only available for Legends. Talk to Twilly in Battleon to purchase this enhancement.
This button is found randomly in Battleon, will get you some nice free stuff that has been sponsored by some of AQW's friendly advertisers.
The Artix Entertainment staff Members do not help in any of the other groups (wiki and forum mods, website testers, etc) but do so many things for our other games or community sites! They have teal name tags in-game.
Star Captains are players that upgraded in Artix Entertainment's third game, MechQuest. Linking the upgraded MechQuest account to your AQW account will allow you to get exclusive items found in shops throughout AdventureQuest Worlds. The main Star Captain shop can be found in-game by typing the command "/join tower" in the chat box. Inside the tower you will find a room with the Star Captain shop as well as two other upgrade-exclusive shops for the other previous games DragonFable and AdventureQuest.
Statistics show each of your attributes and what you are strong in and the ones you are lacking in. Stats tend to change and vary based on level, class, and enhancements.
Your inventory, bank, house inventory, and guild all have a limited amount of items/players that it can hold. This storage can be expanded by using Adventure Coins.
Strength is a statistic that increases attack power, which boosts physical damage.
Talk Like A Pirate Day
A pirate-themed celebration that takes place on September 19th.
Temporary Items are items that are placed in your temporary inventory that are not kept. They appear for storylines, defeating specific enemies, or using a certain skill on a certain class. They are removed when you log out or switch servers.
Testers check the releases made by the developers before it is implemented into the game. However, they are not in-game moderators so they cannot mute, kick out, or ban any players. Testers have green name tags in-game.
Thief Enhancements primarily increase your Dexterity stats, with some added Strength and Endurance. The higher your Dexterity, the higher your Haste and Hit Chance. Some Classes that benefit most from Thief Enhancements are DeathKnights, Dragonlords, and Rogues. Seek out Metrea the Rogue Trainer at Battleon Town’s Trainers Lodge and Elissa Keelhaul the Pirate Trainer in Lolosia to obtain Thief Enhancements.
Treasure Chests are items dropped by any monster in the game that, when opened, yield great rewards. In order to open them, you have to obtain Treasure Chest keys from the NPC named Twilly in Battleon, the hub town. One key costs 200 Adventure Coins. Legends can obtain two free Treasure Chest keys for free once a month.
Not to be confused with the mythical creatures, trolls are players who do or say certain things to annoy or offend other players. If you happen to encounter this type of player, it's best to ignore them.
Upholders are users who contributed to AQW through purchasing Membership between October and November, AQW's anniversary period, of the corresponding year.
Wars are events that require the turning in of a set amount of medals dropped from defeat of monsters to complete. Wars have War Meters, which keeps count of how many waves people have completed across ALL servers. Once the meter hits 100%, the war boss will be released.
A weapon is a type of battle equipment that you use to attack enemies. Types of weapons include swords, daggers, axes, maces, bows, staffs, polearms, etc. Weapon enhancements are used to change the weapon's level.
White Hats are former hackers who have vowed to use their very specific set of skills and knowledge of programming and/or web development to help keep AQWorlds safe. White Hats have dark red name tags in-game.
Wisdom is a statistic that increases Hit chance, Crit chance, and Evasion chance.
The Wizard Enhancement increases Intellect, Wisdom, Luck, and Endurance stats, which helps buff your Spell Power to boost your magical damage. Some Classes that benefit most from Wizard Enhancements are ChronoCorruptors, Paladin Slayers, and Vindicators of They. Speak with Arcana the Mage Trainer at the Trainers Lodge in Battleon Town to buy Wizard Enhancements.
Abbreviations and Acronyms
Shorten versions of terms
- AC - AdventureCoins
- Acc - Account
- AE - Artix Entertainment
- AEF - Artix Entertainment Forums
- AFK - Away From Keyboard
- AI - Artificial Intelligience
- AK - ArchKnight
- AoA - Armor of Awe
- AoE - Area of Effect
- AP - Action Points
- AQ - AdventureQuest
- AQC - AdventureQuest Classic
- AQ: Dragons - AdventureQuest: Dragons
- AQW - AdventureQuest Worlds
- AQ3D - AdventureQuest 3D: Legend of LORE
- BB - Bludrut Brawl/ BioBeasts
- BG - BattleGems
- BLOD - Blinding Light of Destiny
- BOA - Blade of Awe
- BOF - Battleon Forums
- BoL - Book of Lore
- CAD - Ctrl+Alt+Del
- CC - Color Custom
- Char Page - Character Page
- CP - Class Points
- Cys - Cysero Server
- Dev - Developer
- DF - DragonFable
- DN - Design Notes
- DoT - Damage over Time
- DPS - Damage per Second
- DvN - Dage vs. Nulgath War
- ED - EpicDuel
- ESV - Evil Sir Ver Server
- Evo - Evolved
- Exp - Experience Points
- F13 - Friday the 13th
- FA - Featured Artist
- FL - Friends List
- FPS - Frames per Second
- Gal - Galanoth Server
- HM - HeroMart
- HoT - Heal over Time
- HS - HeroSmash
- LoC - Lord of Chaos
- Mem - Member
- Mod - Moderator
- MP - Mana Points
- MQ - MechQuest
- NYI - Not Yet Implemented
- Nyth - Nythera Server
- NPC - Non Player Character
- OP - Over Powered
- OS - OverSoul
- PL - Party Leader
- PM - Private Message
- PT - Party
- PTR - Public Test Realm
- PvE - Player versus Environment
- PvP - Player versus Player
- QOM - Queen of Monsters
- Rep - Reputation
- Saf - Safiria Server
- SS - ShadowScythe
- SUATMR - Shut Up And Take My Rares! contest
- SV - Sir Ver Server
- TC - Treasure Chest
- TLPD - Talk Like A Pirate Day
- TMBG - They Might Be Giants
- UA - Undead Assualt
- WoD - Wheel of Destiny / Wheel of Doom
- XP - Experience Points
Guide's contributors and resources
How to Play guide
Adventure Quest Worlds Wiki:
Adventure Quest Worlds Wiki Glossary:
AQW Abbreviations and Acronyms
AdventureQuest Worlds Help Page:
AdventureQuest Worlds Lorepedia:
Chronicle of Releases
Guide to AE Team Members
Frag the Lag
AQWorlds Battle Bar!
- bnguyen101 - Original creator
- Zyrain - Allowing me to create this and for the glossary link
- Van Fanel - for Mod Vs Dev Vs Tes link
- Shadowhunt - All of the good suggestiions and links
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