Like many online communities, the Skylords Reborn community uses a wide range of different terms and abbreviations. On this page you can see a list of these terms and abbreviations used in chat or on the forums, along with their meaning. Capitalization may vary. Feel free to add more if you think any are missing!


These abbreviations are common to many online games.

AA = Anti Air or Autoattack

Admin = Administrator

AFAIK = As Far As I Know

AFK = Away From Keyboard

AH = Auction House (marketplace)

AKA = Also Known As

AoE = Area of Effect

ATM = At The Minute / At This Moment

BoT = Back on Topic

BRB = Be Right Back

BTW = By The Way

Buff = Increase in strength or usefulness caused by a spell or effect. Also refers to a power increase due to a balance patch.

Bump = Posting on a thread just to keep it in the top of the forum page.

C = Common (rarity)

CC = Crowd Control. Spells or abilities that makes it impossible for units to attack and/or move.

Cheese = Any card, combination of cards or playstyle that is considered very hard or impossible to beat efficiently and generally easy to use.

Cya l8er = See you later

DC = Disconnect

DD = Direct Damage

Debuff = Decrease in strength or usefulness caused by a spell or effect.

Dmg = Damage. Often used to tell the damage value stated on the card.

DND = Do Not Disturb

DoT = Damage over Time (debuffs like poison that cause periodic damage)

DPS = Damage Per Second

Elo = The Elo-rating system used for PvP ranking and matchmaking.

Farming = Repeating an action for a long time to obtain something, like playing a lot of rPvE to gain a lot of tokens, similar to Grinding.

F2P = Free To Play. A game that is free, or a player that has not spent any money.

Flamer = A player who is consistently rude to others, "flaming" them.

FoW = Fog of War

FTW = For The Win

G = Gold. The ingame currency.

GG = Good game

GJ = Good Job

GL = Good Luck

GLHF = Good Luck, Have Fun. (Friendly way to start a game ^_^)

Grinding = Repeating an action for a long time to obtain something, like playing a lot of rPvE to gain a lot of tokens.

G2G = Got To Go

GW = Good Work

HF = Have Fun

HP = Hit Points

HRU = How are you?

IGN = In Game Name

IKR = I Know, Right?

Ily = I love you

IMHO = In My Honest Opinion

IMO = In My Opinion

JK = Just Kidding / Joking

K / KK = Okay

LF = Looking For

LFG = Looking For Group / Looking For Game

LMAO = Laughing My Ass Off

LOL = Laughing Out Loud ("Haha XD")

LTP / L2P = Learn To Play

M8 = Mate

Mod = Moderator

MVP = Most Valuable Person/Player/Poster

Nerf = A power decrease due to a balance patch.

NFS = Not For Sale.

Ninja'd = When somebody posts something right before you while you are typing the message.

Ninja looting = When the host takes all the upgrades in an assign game without the other players' consent.

Noob = Newbie, a new player. It is also used as an insult.

NP = No Problem

Ofc = Of Course

OP = Overpowered, Overpriced, Original Poster / Opening Post

OMG = Oh my God

OT = Off-Topic

Plz / Pls = Please

PM = Private/Personal Mail or Private Message

PvE = Player versus Environment

PvP = Player versus Player

QFT = Quoted For Truth

QQ = Crying

R = Rare (rarity)

r / Rdy = Ready

ROFL = Rolling On the Floor Laughing

Spam = Repeating the same message many times.

Splash = When a deck has mainly cards of one color with a few cards of another color. For example a Shadow deck with Frost splash.

Sry = Sorry

TBH = To be honest

Thread Necro = Posting in an old forum thread (often 1 year old or older), bumping it back to the front page.

TY / Thx = Thanks, thank you.

Tldr / TL;DR = Too long, didn't read

Troll = Person who posts inappropriate or offensive messages to gain a response or start an argument.

Tyvm = Thank you very much

U2 = You too

UC = Uncommon (rarity)

UR = Ultra Rare (rarity)

UP = Underpowered or Under priced

W8 = Wait

W81m = Wait a minute.

Wb = Welcome back

WBU = What about you?

WP = Well Played

WTB = Want to buy

WTS = Want to sell

WTT = Want to trade

YW = You're Welcome


These abbreviations are used for BattleForge specific terms.

2x mix = A deck consisting of 2 colours.

3x mix = A deck consisting of 3 colours.

BG = Battlegrounds (random PvE)

BF / BaFo = BattleForge (BF can also refer to the games Battlefield or Battlefront.)

BFP = BattleForge Points

Blue = Frost (can also refer to the blessed affinity.)

CRD = Crusade

DPTS / DP20S = Damage Per Twenty Seconds (the damage value displayed on a card.)

F / Fi / Fr = Fire and Frost

Full = A deck consisting of all 4 colors.

Gold Run = Collecting all gold chests in a map and disenchanting all upgrade rewards into gold.

Green = Nature (can also refer to the gifted affinity.)

IPD = Indirect Power Disadvantage

KOTG = King of the Giants

LS = Lost Souls

MTFBWY = "May the force be with you", a quote from the Star Wars films. It basically means "Good Luck". In BattleForge they often talk about "May the forge be with you".

PPD = Permanent Power Disadvantage

Promo = Promo Cards

Pure = A deck consisting of cards in only one color.

Purple = Shadow (can also refer to the tainted affinity.)

Red = Fire (can also refer to the infused affinity.)

rPvE = Random PvE

Spam = A strategy that involves playing lots of the same unit. (e.g. Master Archers spam)

SR = Skylords Reborn

T1 / T2 / T3 / T4 = Tier 1-4, a way of telling how many orbs you have.

U0 / U1 / U2 / U3 = Upgrade level of a card, where U0 stands for no upgrades and U3 to a completely upgraded card.

Card Names

These abbreviations refer to specific BattleForge cards, occasionally one abbreviation could refer to multiple cards depending on the context.

AIS = Area Ice Shield

AoC = Aura of Corruption / Altar of Chaos

AoF = Avatar of Frost

BG = Breeding Grounds

CS / Snap = Coldsnap

DE / Dis = Disenchant

DO = Deep One

Dread = Dreadcharger (as Shadow) / Dreadnought (as Frost)

EP = Energy Parasite

ES = Earthshaker

Enli / Enlight = Enlightenment

FoF = Furnace of Flesh

FM = Frost Mage

GS = Gravity Surge

Harv / Harvy / Harvey = Harvester

HS = Home Soil

IG = Ice Guardian

IST = Ice Shield Tower

Jugg / Juggy / Jugger = Juggernaut

KoC = Knight of Chaos

LB = Lightblade

LF = Lava Field

LK = Lyrish Knight

LS = Lost Shade

LW = Life Weaving

MA = Master Archers

Mana = Manawing

Mauly = Mauler

MotK = Mark of the Keeper

Mounty = Mountaineer

Nasty = Nasty Surprise

NC = Nightcrawler

NG = Nightguard

Nox = Nox Trooper

Oink = Curse of Oink

PS = Parasite Swarm

RB = Resource Booster

Roots = Ensnaring Roots

Shammy = Shaman

SM = Shadow Mage

SoG = Shrine of Greed

SoM = Shrine of Memories

SoT = Stone of Torment

SoW = Shrine of War

SS = Soulshatter

UA = Undead Army

Unholy / UP / UH = Unholy Power / Unholy Hero

WBG = Worldbreaker Gun

WoG = Wheel of Gifts

WotN = Ward of the North

WW = Windweavers

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