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General

Word / Abbreviation
Meaning
AoE
Area of Effect (spells that damage an entire area e.g. Blizzard)
APS
Attacks per Second
AR
All Resistance / Resistance to all elemental damage
CC / ChC
Crit Chance / Critical Hit Chance
CCR
Crowd Control Reduction (spells/abilities that stop you from moving and/or attacking e.g. frozen bombs, jailer)
CDR
Cool Down Reduction
CD / ChD
Crit Damage / Critical Hit Damage
Dex
Dexterity
DoT
Damage over time (e.g. bleeds)
DPS
Damage per second
DW
Dual Wield
eDPS
Effective Damage per Second
EHP
Effective Hit Points
GF
Gold Find
iAS
Increased Attack Speed
IIRC
If I Remember Correctly
iLvl
Item Level
Int
Intelligence
LoH
Life on Hit
LpS
Life per Second (Life Regeneration)
LS
Life Steal
MF
Magic Find
MS
Movement Speed
NPC
Non-playable Characters (e.g. Vendors, Quest Givers, etc…)
plvl
Paragon Level
OS
Open Socket (Has Sockets on items)
RCR
Resource Cost Reduction
RD
Reflect Damage (Affix on Elite Packs)
Res
Resistance to one type of Elemental Damage
RoS
Reaper of Souls
S+B, S/B
Sword and Board (using a sword and shield)
SK
Skeleton King
Str
Strength
Thorns
Used in the “Damage to Attacker” Affix
Vit
Vitality

Game Modes and Farming

cursed
Cursed Chest or Cursed Shrine found.
gob
Treasure Goblin
HC
Hardcore (Game Mode, when you die, your character and it’s items are lost forever)
ISO
In Search Of
kw
Key Warden
LF1M / LF2M / LF3M
Looking For 1/2/3 More Players. Join by right-clicking on the chatter’s name, and click “Request Invite”)
LFG
Looking For Group. Join by right-clicking on the chatter’s name, and click “Request Invite”)
NS
Non-Season Heroes 
PVE
Player versus Enviroment (Game Mode that refers to when the Player is fighting computer controlled enemies)

PVP
Players versus Player (Game Mode alot of people are waiting for, you fight other Players instead of Monsters)
QQ
Refered to people complaining which actually looks like they would be whining (e.g. stop QQ)
reopen
After the Nephalem Rift Portal is closed, reopen it with your Nephalem Rift Keys
RG
Nephalem Rift Guardian
RiF
Rift It Forward Community
SC
Softcore (Normal Game Mode)
Split Farming or Split Bounties
Usually when 4 player do bounties on different locations. Most likely be done on normal difficulty because it’s the fastest one.

Locations, Bounties, and Events

CotA
Act 1: Festering Woods: Crypt of the Ancients
FoM
Act 1: Fields of Misery
FW
Act 1: Festering Woods
HoA
Act 1: Halls of Agony
HR
Act 4: Hell Rift
KD2
Act 3: Keep Depths 2
Miser
Act 5: Westmarch Commons: Miser’s Will (Event/Bounty)
VoA/VotA
Act 2: Desolate Sands: Vault of the Assassin
WR
Act 1: Warrior’s Rest

Items and Crafting

1h
1 Handed Weapon
2h
2 Handed Weapon
BiS
Best in Slot (The best item possible for that gearslot)
BOA
Bind on Account
Kadollars
legs / leggies
Legendary Item (Not to be confused with Pants Items)
transmog
Transmogrification done by the Mystic NPC
Trifecta
Items with (commonly) the most valuable affixes (CC, CD, iAS)
UnID
Unidentified item
WTT
Want to Trade Items

Legendary and Set Items

BT
Blackthorne’s set
HoC
The Helm of Command
IK
Immortal King set
Manti
MoT/Mempos
Nats
Natalya’s set

Classes

Barb
Monk
Sader
Wiz

Skills

5/5
5 Gruesome Feast  and 5 Soul Harvest  stacks Witch Doctor
APoC
Arcane Power on Crit Wizard
AP
Arcane Power resource Wizard
BBV
Big Bad Voodoo Witch Doctor
Disc
Discipline resource Demon Hunter
FotH
HA
Hungering Arrow Demon Hunter
LpSS
Life per Spirit Spent Monk
MR
Mana Regen Witch Doctor
OOM
Out Of Mana Witch Doctor
SP
Shadow Power Demon Hunter
SS
Sharpshooter (sometimes Smoke Screen ) Demon Hunter
SW
ToC
Trail of Cinders (a rune for Vault ) Demon Hunter
WoL
WotB
WW
 Whirlwind – either the ability or builds based around the ability Barbarian
zDPS 
Zero DPS Build

http://www.reddit.com/r/Diablo/wiki/acronyms

http://www.ign.com/wikis/diablo-3/Glossary

http://www.diablofans.com/forums/diablo-iii-general-forums/diablo-iii-general-discussion/30729-diablo-iii-urban-dictionary

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