Using in-game chat you can communicate with individual players, members of your party, members of your guild or the wider community of online players. You can only communicate with players logged on to the same server as you.
Five chat tabs are provided and these may be customized to suit your needs. The default tabs are labeled
The [T] button on the right toggles the visibility of these five tabs. The left most tab is the default chat view.
A Settings button [S] is located to the left of the chat input box. Use the Settings button to customize each tab.
- The illustration highlights these two buttons.
- It also shows that custom tab names can be assigned by the user.
The size of the chat window can be increased using the resize widget in the top left corner. You can scroll through the chat window by dragging the scroll bar or by rolling your mouse wheel.
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The name of each character using chat is underlined. Left click on an underlined name to automatically initiate a Whisper (a.k.a. private message or pm) to that player.
- Via the Alt+F Messenger window you can add an avatar's name to a block list and all speech in every channel from that character will be muted.
- Another way to block them is to target them, and right click the portrait picture and select block. (this is easier for spambots with long names of gibberish)
At the chat input box type your message and press enter to send. You can add a prefix at the beginning of the line to address your message as follows:
- ! to address every user on the same server as you. a.k.a. shouting!
- $ to address only the Ad channel
- # to address only your party members. a.k.a. party chat
- % to address only your guild members. a.k.a. guild chat
- "MyFriend to address only the character named "MyFriend" a.k.a. Whisper, private message or pm
Messages are color coded to identify the source of the message.
- A message from a Gala-Net authorized Game Master (GM) is color coded orange whether the message appears in General chat or as a Whisper. Gala-Net employees will never ask you for your password.
The chat input box is also used to invoke a number of special actions. Some of these have a functional purpose while others are for simple entertainment. A prefix of / is used before such action commands.
Most of the actions accessed via the Alt+T Control window also have a chat line command highlighted in blue font within the tool-tip. Some chat line commands that are not as well documented are listed below.
Command Action Guild commands /gleave leave a guild /gcreate guild-name create a guild For guild master/leader only /gopen open the guild management window /ginvite player-name invite a player to your guild /gkick player-name kick a player from your guild /gpromote player-name promote a guild member /gdestroy disband your guild /screate team-name create a siege team /sinvite_gp player-name assign a siege party leader Party Commands /pleave leave your party For party leader only /pcreate party-name create a new party /pinvite player-name invite a player to your party /pkick player-name kick a player from your party /ppromote player-name promote a party member /pdestroy disband your party /pshare each assignment of drops picked up by party members /pshare random /pshare turn Commerce/Trade /shop open a shop/store /trade request a trade with selected player Miscellaneous /union open the Combine window /position display your map coordinates /add_denial player-name adds player-name to your block list /add_friend player-name adds player-name to your friend list
Use the server wide broadcasting (! and $) sparingly. Don't repeat the same message over and over again.
For !-shouted chat there is no penalty for the first 3 messages but for the 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th message there is a 1%, 5%, 11%, 21% reduction in your HP & MP. The counter resets after a minute or two. So just avoid prefixing every message with a !
For $-advertising chat you are muted once you have posted (Lv/10) posts within a short period.
Abbreviations are a way of life in just about any chat room and Rappelz is no exception. Several that you may encounter are:
- Referring to skills, the first number ll is the skill level (a.k.a. SLv) and the second number, ee is the enchantment level of a skill card matching that skill. For instance, a 10+4 tamer is a summoner class character who has learned Creature Taming up to skill level 10 and who has successfully enchanted a creature taming skill card up to enchantment level 4.
- This type of advertisement often appears in global or ad chat.
- Referring to pets, the first number nn is the pet's current level and the second number, oo is the number of overbreed levels for that pet. For instance, 65+10 would refer to a pet that is currently level 65, and has 10 overbreed levels.
- Somewhere in that ten-digit level range. For instance, someone between 20 and 29 would be 2x and someone between 80 and 89 would be 8x
- The player is at Lv nn and has pp% progress to the next level. For instance, someone who is 70.8 is Lv70, and is 80% of the way to Lv71.
- Abhuva, dungeon boss in Relics of Arid Moonlight
- Ancient Element
- Alternate character, i.e., not your main character
- Area of Effect
- Your character (a.k.a. toon)
- Blue pixie
- Be right back
- Be right there
- Battle Summoner, a Sorcerer second job choice
- Crowd control (i.e., stunning/freezing/slowing additional mobs that are coming towards you)
- Can't be f**cked
- Cooldown time of skills
- Not upgraded (with cubes or at the blacksmith)
- Chaos Magician (a Dark Magician second job choice), or occasionally Crystal Mountain, the location of Crystal Valley (see CV1/CV2)
- Cash Shop
- Creature Taming Card
- cuz or coz
- Darkness Arrow
- Can also refer to Deva Archers, a rare group of players who are mostly holy warriors / soldiers and use a bow. The suffix "S", "HW", or "K" refers to their class. (ie, DAS, DAHW, DAK respectively)
- Damage Dealer, a role in a dungeon party.
- Dead end (a small room at the end of a hallway in a dungeon that has several mobs that spawn there)
- Delevel (to go down in levels)
- Dark Magician
- Dungeon party
- Dungeon party looking for. This is used by a dungeon party looking for more members to join them. It is usually accompanied by a level range, and also sometimes by any specific roles wanted as well as the roles of the people already in the dp. E.g., "DPLF lv6x want healer, have dd and tank". See also LFDP.
- Either Dungeon Parties (DPs) or Damage Per Second (dps), depending on the context (more commonly dungeon parties)
- Dark Spiral, A Chaos Magician skill
- Dual Summoning, when a pet class is summoning 2 pets at the same time
- Not purchasable in an NPC shop, this item can only be obtained from monster loot or from other players
- To kill the same mob or group of mobs over and over again, hoping for a particular drop (usually a pet card)
- Fireball or Fairy Bottle (Cash Shop only item)
- For f**k's sake
- Feast of the Wind (former Skeleton self-buff, now Odin's Fury)
- A pet which is very low level (0-20) and has no JP spent (from "freshly tamed")
- For the lose (less common than FTW)
- For the win
- Good duel
- Good game or Good going (usually sarcastic)
- Good job (sometimes sarcastic)
- Good luck or Guild Leader (unambiguous name for guild master - avoids confusion with Game Master)
- Game Master (the people who run the game) or Guild Master, depending on the context
- Godmother's Fairy Bottle (Cash Shop only item)
- G-Potato (The currency for the Cash Shop)
- Congratulations. Often seen in Whole chat after a job transfer
- Headbreak (strider fear skill)
- Have fun
- High level pet
- Heal over time
- Holy Warrior
- In-game Name (the name of your character)
- imo, imho
- In my (humble) opinion
- Incoming - Used to inform parties that a mob or group of mobs are incoming.
- to simultaneously use ranged attacks and to retreat to avoid being hit. Typically used on very strong enemies while soloing.
- Okay, cool
- Kill on sight
- Kill steal - attacking a monster someone else is attacking when they're not in your party. When used during a party (often in a dungeon) though, KS can also refer to the "kill speed" of the party, or how fast the party is killing monsters.
- Lightning Bolt
- Looking for group - not common in this game, you sometimes see new people from other games using this abbreviation.
- Looking for dungeon party, used by someone looking to join a dp. Those using this abbreviation usually include their class and level, e.g., "LFDP lv50 huna". See also DPLF.
- Likirus (spelled differently different places, including Rikirus), dungeon boss in Crystal Valley
- Laughing out loud
- Magic (usually as a preface to atk, def, res, or regen)
- Main character
- A monster
- Meteor Shower, a Chaos Magician skill
- empty or mistype, depending on the context
- No problem
- Overbreeding or overbred
- Oh my God
- On my way
- Original poster - the starter of a thread on the forum
- Physical (usually as a preface to atk or def)
- Usually refers to a Hidden Village pass, but occasionally refers to a password
- Price check - not a very reliable way for obtaining a price estimate. Visit the Auction House instead.
- Player versus Environment
- R Heal
- Rapid heal
- Recklessness. This refers to 4 different Kahuna skills, Recklessness of Fire, Recklessness of Thunder, Recklessness of Earth and Recklessness of Water.
- Resistance (usually when referring to your character information, and prefaced by m), sometimes Restoration, a cleric HoT skill, or Resurrection, see below.
- Resurrection, a cleric or blue pixie restore life spell, or refers to a resurrection scroll, a purchasable restore life targetable spell. Please note the cleric and blue pixie spells give back some experience points, while the scroll does not.
- Red Pixie
- The graphic used for an item
- SpellSinger, usually favored over ss
- Stamina saver, screen shot and rarely SpellSinger depending on the situation (usually stamina saver, especially when capitalized)
- Spiracle Shock Shot
- Shamanic Warrior (orc targetable buff, used to be Strong Warrior)
- Time Attack
- Town Break - party members may mutually agree to take a break and Return Scroll back to town usually to unload loot and to empty their Chaos Necklace of Lak.
- Your character, a.k.a. avatar. Short for cartoon.
- Teleport (rarely used)
- Thank you, Thank you very much
- Wrong chat
- Want to buy
- What the f**k
- What the hell
- Want to sell
- Want to trade
- You're (very) welcome
Here are the various settings available when the [S] button at the left of the chat window is clicked. It's the same list for all 5 tabs.
You don't have to use the default names for each of these five tabs! e.g. you might create a custom label "Market" to better focus on Shop and AH notices.
You can add a prefix:
- ! to shout at every poor bastard using the same server as you!
- # to address only your party members
- % to address only your guild members
- $ to direct your message to the Ad channel
- (MyPrefix) to prefix every message sent by you from this chat tab with "(MyPrefix)"
Top level enable/disable of next level check boxes.
- chat from any character that is within the same visible range as is in effect when you have the Game Environment option slider for "Indicated Distance for Character" set to "Far";
- (displayed in chat window as dark blue font for char name and white font for message body)
- Auction House notices & Dungeon Siege notices
- (displayed in chat window as yellow font)
- anything broadcast to the entire server community usually using "!"
- (displayed in chat window as dark blue font for char name and light blue font for message body)
- Shout chat is enabled at Lv20 The in-game advice is correct.
- anything announced to the Ad channel usually using "$"
- (displayed in chat window as cyan font for char name and message body)
- you only get a certain amount of adds a day
- anything addressed by name usually using:
- "toon-name message
- (displayed in chat window as white font except for To:/From: prefix in yellow font)
- this is not whisper from a toon on your list of 32 friends.
Top level enable/disable of next level check boxes.
anything addressed to your party by a member of that party usually using "#"
- (displayed in chat window as green font)
anything addressed to your guild by a member of that guild usually using "%"
- (displayed in chat window as purple font)
Top level enable/disable of next level check boxes.
- All system messages are displayed in chat window as white font.
- describes any buffs your character receives
- Auction house notices of a higher bid than yours having been placed; or a buy it now event
- damage received by your toon or your pet;
- damage delivered by your toon;
- your evasion of damage
- damage delivered using special skills & critical hit
- describes items & rupee gained or lost including rupee gained via "blue sell shop" sales.
- damage delivered by your pet
- creature missing it's target;
- creature summon
- creature recall