SMITE Abbreviations Guide

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SMITE Abbreviations Guide by Liberis

Just a quick list for those who are not familiar with MOBA terminology. Post your suggestions and I will update this post.

A
AD ? Attack Damge
AFK ? Away from Keyboard
Aggro ? The likelyhood of an npc attacking a player. The result of player actions that make npcs more likely to attack you.
AoE ? Area of Effect
AP ? Ability Power/Magic Power; Sometimes means Attack Power (check context or ask for clarification)
APM ? Actions per Minute
AS ? Attack Speed
Aura ? A persistent AoE spell effect. Can be a buff or debuff.


B
B ? Return to base (press ?b?)
Back ? Fallback/Retreat
Backdoor ? Attacking an enemy tower solo (sometimes without friendly minions).
Base Race ? When both teams focus on destroying the enemy base before the other.
BM ? Bad Mannered
BRB ? Be Right Back
Buff ? To improve the effectiveness of something; A positive effect (often gained from killing jungle bosses)


C
Carry (Noun) ? A god that starts off weaker than others, but becomes more powerful as the game progresses
Carry (Verb) ? To cause a team to win even if they are failing
CDR ? Cooldown Rate
Creeps ? Minions/humans


D
DPS ? Damage per Second

F
Farmed ? A god who has become very powerful by having a high creep score
Fed ? A god who has become very powerful after killing multiple enemies
Feeding ? Continuously dying to the other team
FG ? Fire Giant
Focus ? To target a specific enemy

G
Gank ? To ambush one or more enemies

H
HP5 ? Health per 5; The amount of health gained in 5 seconds


I
IAS ? Increased Attack Speed


L
Leash ? Attacking a mob (usually Fury or Fire Giant) to tank it for a teammate

M
Mana ? The resource used by gods to cast abilities
MIA ? Missing in Action (used when an enemy is missing from your lane)
MP ? Magic Power
MP5 ? Mana per 5; The amount of mana gained in 5 seconds


N
Nerf ? To reduce the effectiveness of something
NPC ? Non-player character


O
OOM ? Out of Mana
OP ? Overpowered

R
RR ? Russian for GG

S
SS ? Missing in Action (used when an enemy is missing from your lane)

U
Ult ? Ultimate/Elite. Fourth skill ability. Sometimes called ?R?.
UP ? Underpowered

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