As with RuneScape 2, RuneScape Classic also has its own
slang terminology. You may see the following while talking in RuneScape Classic:
Abbreviations ss - Super set ( Super Attack Potion, Super Defense Potion, Super Strength Potion)
afk - Away from keyboard
omg/hmg - Oh my God
nll?/ nll - Never left Lumbridge?/never left Lumbridge.
paw - Parents are watching
gtg - Got to go
lol/lawl/lul - Laugh out loud
w8 - Wait
Sara - Saradomin (RuneScape God)
pl8 - Plate (as-in Platebody, Plateskirt, etc.)
phat - Party Hat
KBD - King Black Dragon
wc - Woodcutting
fm - Firemaking
NPC - Non-Player-Character
noob/nub/newb - Novice, a new and inexperienced player
f2p - Free to play (Non-member RuneScape players)
p2p - Pay to play (Membership-owning RuneScape players)
PK/PKer - Player Killer (Character who attacks other non-NPC Characters located in the Wilderness.
Feel free to edit or add to this list. Also,
please refrain from using derogatory or potentially offensive language.
24 Hours a day, 7 days a week.
Billion (large amount; 1 billion = 1,000,000,000), mostly coins
# Barbarian (ex: Barbarian Outpost)
Be back later
Billion (large amount; 1 billion = 1,000,000,000)
Best friend forever
Computer program that is designed to train a Character ( Illegal)
Be right back
Be right there
Be there soon
By the way
Crossbow (ex: Phoenix xbow = Phoenix Crossbow)
Combat (ex: CB LVL = Combat level), Cannonball
Changing Channel (switching worlds, commonly used by PKers)
Chainmail, Chain Mail Body
Chest plate armor
A player that acts like a noob but is not necessarily new to the game
(Customer Support ), Counter Strike (CS:S = Counter Strike Source, CS:1.6 = Counterstrike 1.6)
D or Drag
Dragon (Used when talking about items, not the creature. E.g: D sword = Dragon Sword)
Dragon battle Axe
Death dot: term used to describe a group of PKers all standing on one spot so that it appears as if only one person is there.
Defense Noob: a common term used among PKers to describe a person who has a very high Defense level while having a low combat level.
Dragon Sword (players who play may use this term; the RuneScape 2 Dragon Sword was renamed Dragon Longsword when RuneScape Classic was changed to RS2.
Dragon medium helmet
Death Match: players who are fighting each other in the Wilderness may agree to fight to the death. (This means that both players agree not to retreat under any circumstances, even if they run out of food)
Et cetera: a way of saying "and so forth" -or- "and so on" -or- "the list goes on"
F2P, F2Pers, Ftp, Freers
Non-members ( Free-to-play)
Fall in, used to get people to follow a leader into a war or battle or player killing trip.
A term used to describe having 99 Attack, Defense, Strength, and Hitpoints.
A term that refers to buying an item and then, within a short period of time, selling it for a profit.
Firemaking, Forum Moderator.
Free raws, when at a fishing spot (i.e. trout and salmon).
G2g / gtg
Got to go
Removal of an in-game item (that holds a monetary value) or currency.
coins (gold pieces)
Hellies, Hells, HH
To change worlds
Hitpoints Used to refer to a player's Hitpoints level.
A player who fights with more than one point on the Combat Triangle.
If I remember correctly
In my opinion
kilo meaning 1,000 (e.g. 10K = 10,000)/kilogram, thousands of gold pieces).
Knock-out, instant kill
King Black Dragon
Large or lrg
Leg plate armor
Lob, Lobby, Lobs
Laughing out loud
One that gathers on the spot of a kill in hopes they can get something valuable.
Laughing my ass off
Million (e.g. 1M = 1,000,000)
Referring to the Magic skill, a player who uses Magic more than Ranged or Melee.
Player with high Magic and Defense.
A player's most commonly played character, typically the one with the most game progress.
When a stat has reached level 99 (e.g. maxed Strength); when someone hits their max hit on a person (maxing); or when someone has a combat level of 123.
Mage bank (inside the Mage Arena in deep Wilderness).
Merching, Merch, Merchanting
Usually means the buying of an item then selling that same item later on in order to make a profit.
Not for sale
No Honour: A player who wins by any means necessary in PvP
Oh, I see
Oh my god
Using a single item (usually weapon) to minimise risk when player-killing
Pay to play - a member or piece of members only content
Password (the word password is censored in-game), Shantay pass, Underground Pass
Someone who PJs/Going out into the Wilderness specifically to pile jump.
Someone who attacks and kills other players, usually in the wilderness
Plate mail body or Plate mail top
Pls / Plz
Shorthand / internet slang for "please"
Pot / Pots
Potion, Lobster pot. Can be used to inform other players to drink potions ("pot up"). There is also an item named pot.
Someone who trains only one type of skill; someone who only trains combat skills, or only non-combat skills.
Rune two-handed sword
Term often used in pking as someone with inferior or cheap gear.
People often refer to 'poor gear' as rags within the Wilderness.
Term sometimes used to describe a monster/person with so little hitpoints that its health bar is almost completely red.
Ranged, random number generator (referring to how for example monster loot is generated)
Rolling on the floor laughing
Ragequit. Often described as when a player leaves an activity because they are angry at occurrences within.
RuneScape Music Video
Real world trading
Super (Über in German)
You are / You're / Your
Varrock Square. (This refers to the very center of Varrock.)
Woodcutting, wrong chat
Wild or Wildy
Want to buy [item name]
Want to sell [item name]
World #, where # is the world in question. e.g. "W60"
Yan or Yanny