Heroes of Dragon Age Acronym List

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  • #16
    Originally posted by Pim Leenders View Post
    What does ATC stand for? I know its the challenge node on map 12 but I dont know what the acronym means.
    It's Ancient Thaig Challenge. It's the name of it.


    • #17
      Originally posted by Philip Field View Post
      It's Ancient Thaig Challenge. It's the name of it.
      Thanks Philip!

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      • #18
        What does SD mean?


        • #19
          Sloth Demon?


          • #20
            Wht does EC means ???


            • #21
              Eluvian Challenge (map 15)
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              • #22
                Thnx top quark


                • #23
                  I'm sorry if this isn't the place to ask about the faces of heroes. I'm a new player and I get confused with the faces shown in the PvP rewards.

                  Correct me if I'm wrong.

                  Rank 1-10: Wynne, The Baroness (?), Apostate Jowan, Yavana, who dat blue faction epic?

                  Rank 11-100: Apostate Jowan, The Baroness (?), blue epic, Anders, Yavana

                  Rank 101-250: blue epic, Wynne, Yavana, Tevinter Arcane Mage, Anders


                  • #24
                    Originally posted by Blackbriar View Post
                    I'm sorry if this isn't the place to ask about the faces of heroes. I'm a new player and I get confused with the faces shown in the PvP rewards.

                    Correct me if I'm wrong.

                    Rank 1-10: Wynne, The Baroness (?), Apostate Jowan, Yavana, who dat blue faction epic?

                    Rank 11-100: Apostate Jowan, The Baroness (?), blue epic, Anders, Yavana

                    Rank 101-250: blue epic, Wynne, Yavana, Tevinter Arcane Mage, Anders
                    Yes Baroness for top 100.
                    Blue epic is Velanna.
                    IGN - Gj


                    • #25
                      Originally posted by Gj7 View Post
                      Yes Baroness for top 100.
                      Blue epic is Velanna.
                      Thanks for clearing up!


                      • #26
                        please update this thread, it's way too old

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                        • #27
                          WAY too old! What's nats? And DF?


                          • #28
                            Originally posted by Garrett Bridges View Post
                            WAY too old! What's nats? And DF?
                            DF is Dragon Flemeth. "Nats" is playing using only natural energy/stamina refresh (ie. not using gems to refill).
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                            • #29
                              why is this outdated thread stickied, but not this one?


                              • #30
                                EDIT: Starting a new list at the bottom on this thread

                                The acronyms are by far the most annoying and difficult thing about the game. Also, many new toons are out and this one - as well as the other one linked to - is sadly out of date. I've done my best to make an update by collating the info here and in the other one.

                                I'm going to post my updated list in this thread only: please provide feedback, because I need your help (see below; plus I may have made errors!). When it's reviewed and added to I'll make a new thread, color code it and approach an admin and ask that it be stickied and this thread be unstickied.

                                I've preferred just to list things alphabetically. It's faster to scroll, doesn't require knowledge of whether a toon is epic or legendary and well, most people will likely just open the list and do a page search anyway.

                                This is an alphabetically ordered list of acronyms (shortenings) and nicknames used in Heroes of Dragon Age. It includes mostly hero names, but other commonly used acronyms are also listed.

                                Some are doubles and need to be resolved. I’ve marked the most common usage with an asterisk (*). For instance SD is usually Sophia Dryden because she’s one of the ultimate characters often used in discussions of strategy and other awesomeness. Sloth Demon isn’t talked about that often, so it doesn’t get the asterisk.

                                AD - Ancient Darkspawn
                                AG - Arlathan General
                                AH - Arcane Horror
                                AJ - Apostate Jowan
                                AoE - Area of Effect (attacks that hit multiple targets: all, row, column; Cole is single-hitter)
                                Archie - The Architect
                                Asolas = Apostate Solas
                                ARW - Ancient Rock Wraith
                                Assflo = Assassin Florianne
                                AW - Ash Wraith*
                                AW - Alpha Wolf
                                ALW - Alamarri Warlord
                                ATC - Ancient Thaig Challenge
                                AV - Aveline Vallen
                                Bark - Barkspawn
                                Barkie - Barkspawn
                                Barky - Barkspawn
                                Bart - Varterral
                                BD - Brogan Dace
                                Ben - Ben-Hassrath
                                BH - Ben-Hassrath
                                BM - Brood Mother
                                Boobs - Brood Mother
                                GM - Blood Mage
                                Cal - Caladrius
                                Capt. Isa - Captain Isabela
                                CB - Common Bear
                                CG - Capital Games (the maker of HoDA)*
                                CG - Chasind General
                                Cory - Corypheus
                                CS - Charred Sylvan
                                CSQ - Corrupted Spider Queen
                                Dan - Danarius
                                Danny - Danarius
                                DAW - Dalish Arcane Warrior
                                DD - Desire Demon
                                DF - Dragon Flemeth
                                DP - Duke Prosper
                                'dred - Uldred
                                DS - Diamond Shale
                                DW - Dalish Warrior
                                EA - The publisher of the Dragon Age games
                                EC - Eluvian Challenge (map 15)
                                AEG - Arl Eamon Guerrin
                                EH - Elite Harlequin
                                FAW - Fereldan Ash Warrior
                                FEO - First Enchanter Orsino
                                FF - Fereldan Frostback
                                FK - Fereldan Knight
                                Fiona - Grand Enchanter Fiona
                                Flem - Flemeth
                                GCA - Guard Captain Aveline
                                GEF - Grand Enchanter Fiona
                                Genny - Grey Warden Genevieve
                                GG - Gate Guardian
                                GO - The Grand Oak*
                                Goat - Avvar Goat (part of 2015 April Fools event, come in all rarities)
                                GtU- Gaxkang the Unbound
                                GotU - Guardian of the Urn*
                                GoU - Guardian of the Urn
                                GWA - Grey Warden Alistair
                                GWB - Grey Warden Bethany
                                GWC - Grey Warden Carver
                                GWG - Grey Warden Genevieve
                                GWM - Grey Warden Mage
                                GWO - Grey Warden Oghren
                                GWR - Grey Warden Rogue
                                GWV - Grey Warden Velanna
                                GWW - Grey Warden Warrior
                                HD - High Dragon
                                HO - Harvester Orsino
                                HoDA - Heroes of Dragon Age
                                HSA - High Seeker Aldren
                                IB = Iron Bull
                                IG - Inferno Golem
                                IGN - In Game Name
                                Isa - Isabela
                                Jowan - Apostate Jowan
                                KA - King Alistair
                                KC - King Cailan
                                KCC - Knight Captain Cullen
                                KCM - Knight Commander Meredith
                                KE - King Endrin Aeducan
                                KEA - King Endrin Aeducan
                                KM = King Maric (used for Keeper Maretani, thoughKing Maric came first and got naming rights)
                                Mare - Keeper Marethari
                                Kol - Kolgrim
                                LC - Large Creature (the big solo creature ex. Bear, Ogre, Sylvan or High Dragon)
                                LE - Lord Erimond
                                Leo - Leopold
                                LF - Lyrium Fenris
                                LMT - Loghain Mac Tir
                                LotF - Lady of the Forrest
                                LPH - Lord Pyral Harrowmont
                                LSL - Lay Sister Leliana
                                Maric - King Maric
                                Morri / Moori / Mori - Morrigan
                                NA - Nightmare Aspect
                                Nats - Naturals, “going on nats”: using time refills of stamina/energy (not spending gems)
                                NH - Nathaniel Howe
                                Node - Any place to click on in a quest to fight PvE, including Challenges
                                NSoH - Noble Spirit of Hope
                                NSoJ - Noble Spirit of Justinia
                                Nug - can be a Nug of any type or refer to an easy unit used for nugging
                                Nugging - putting a “nug team” (easy team) in your Defense Slot (first slot with the shield)
                                OC - Ogre Commander
                                OP - Over Powered, a hero that is considered so strong it threatens the balance of the game
                                PBA - Prince Bhelen Aeducan
                                PC - Paragon Caridin
                                PD - Pride Demon
                                PSV - Prince Sebastian Vale
                                PVE - Player vs. Environment (fights that use Energy)
                                PVP - Player vs. Player (battles that use Stamina)
                                QA - Queen Anora
                                QotBM - Queen of the Blackmarsh
                                RLA - Red Lyrium Archer
                                RLM - Red Lyrium Meredith
                                RNG - Random Number Generator (how they determine what drops)
                                RO - Risen Ogre
                                RS - Ruby Shale
                                Saar - Saarebas
                                Sam - Samson
                                SC - Seeker Cassandra
                                Schmoo - Schmooples
                                SD - Sophia Dryden*
                                SD - Sloth Demon
                                SG - Steel Golem
                                SH - Sky Horror
                                SoH - Spirit of Hope
                                SoJ - Spirit of Justinia
                                SotB - Sten of the Beresaad
                                SPAL - Ser Pounce A Lot
                                SN - Sister Nightingale
                                Snug - Snug the Bronto
                                SerS - Ser Stroud
                                SS - Sentinel Spellbinder
                                Stache = Ser Stroud
                                Sten - Sten, The Arishok
                                SW - Shah Wyrd
                                TAM - Tevinter Arcane Mage
                                TB - The Baroness
                                TC - Templar Carver
                                TF - The First
                                TGO - The Grand Oak
                                TLM - Tevinter Laetan Mage
                                TOO - The Old One
                                Toon - A generic name for any of your characters, “cartoon”
                                UC - Undead Challenge
                                UC - Uncommon (a rarity)
                                UL - Ultra Legendary (rune)
                                Uld - Uldred
                                Uncle - Uldred
                                VA - Vengeance Anders
                                Vart - Varterral
                                VH - Very Hard (a difficulty on the Nexus)
                                VT - Varric Tethrasd
                                WCD - Warden Commander Duncan
                                WF - Witherfang
                                Last edited by Jesper Vad Kristensen; 11-12-2015, 08:41 AM. Reason: Buried - putting a fresh list at the bottom of thread

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