Commands Guide

"Slash" commands are useful for many different purposes within World of Warcraft, we have covered the basics for Guilds and regular actions in our previous page, and now we will go over chat channels, PvP, and emote commands used within the game.

Chat Channels

Command Effect
/ann, /announce (channel) Turns on announcing when people join or leave your channel
/ban (channel)(player) Prevents the player from joining that channel.
/c, /csay (channel) (message) Sends text to that channel
/chatinvite, /cinvite (channel) (player) Invites the player to that channel
/chan, /channel, /join (channelname) (password) Joins the specified channel
/chat, /chathelp Shows information on chat commands
/leave, /chatleave, /chatexit (channel) Leave the specified channel
/chatlist, /chatwho, /chatinfo (channel) List the channels you are in right now
/password, /pass (channel) Assign a password to the channel
/owner (channel) (player) Displays the channel's owner, or changes owners
/mod, /moderator, /unmod, /unmoderator (channel) Activates or deactivates moderation priviledges.
/mute, /squelch, /unvoice, /unmute, /unsquelch, /voice (channel) (player) Give a player permissions (or remove them)
/afk, /dnd Set away from keyboard, or do not disturb
/ckick (channel) (player) Kick a player off of the channel

Player vs Player

Command Effect
/pvp Flags you available for Player vs Player Combat
/duel (player) Challenges that player to a duel with you
/concede, /forfeit, /yield Cancels the duel you have with someone
/teamquit (2v2, 3v3, 5v5) Quits your Arena Team of that category
/teamdisband (2v2, 3v3, 5v5) Disbands the Arena Team of that category
/teaminvite (2v2, 3v3, 5v5) (player) Invites the player to your Arena Team of that category

Emotes Listing

There's many, many emotes throughout World of Warcraft. While you can create your own, as well as macros to do them, we will only list those that make your character do a visible action.

Emote Command Action
/angry Raise your fist in anger
/applaud, /applause, /bravo Clap!
/Attacktarget Tell everyone to attack
/beg Beg everyone around you
/blow Blow a kiss
/blush Blush
/boggle Confused!
/bow Bow gracefully
/bye Wave goodbye
/cackle, /laugh, /lol, /chuckle Laugh
/charge Charge!
/cheer Cheer!
/chew Begin to eat
/chicken, /flap Cluck like a chicken
/cry Cry
/flirt Flirt with someone
/gasp Gasp at the situation
/salute Salute someone
/sleep Lay down and sleep
/strong Flex your muscles!
/train Make a train sound!
/yes Nod
/whistle Whistle at someone

There's many more emotes available, and you're encouraged to share your own favorites in the forums with others! Remember, many have the same effect and are just listed or typed differently.

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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2016


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