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Acronyms and more

Discussion in 'New Player Tips & Training' started by Noromiz, May 27, 2017.

  1. Noromiz Noromiz Nickname Change

    Here is most of the acronyms you will encounter in EC, and I hope it can help some of the new gals and guys.
    I originally posted the stuff here:

    The List:
    AA - Anti Air

    AC - Autocannon (CSM Weapon)

    AD - Ace Dakka (Ork Unique Weapon)

    AL - Alpha Legion (CSM Legion)

    AoE - Area of Effect

    AP - Armor Penetration / Piercing

    Apoc - Apothecary (LSM Class)

    AS - Aspiring Sorcerer (CSM Class, includes the "Veteran Sorcerer")

    ASC - Avenger Shuriken Catapult (standard weapon for the Dire Avenger)

    Astartes - Loyalist Space Marines

    Banshee - Howling Banshee (Eldar Class)

    Beakie - Refers to the rather "beak like" Mk. VI Corvus Helmet (used by LSM and CSM)

    bE / BE / BHVR - Behaviour Interactive

    Boy - Ork Boy (basic soldier for the Orkz)

    BTK - Bullets to Kill

    Cap - Capture / "Capture the Point" ("Cap A" would mean "Capture the A Point")

    Capper - Class capable of capturing a point

    CB - Combi-Bolter (CSM Weapon)

    CQB / CQC - Close Quarters Battle / Close Quarters Combat

    CSM - Chaos Space Marine

    DA - 1. Dire Avenger (Eldar Class), 2. Dark Angels (LSM Chapterter)

    Dakka - Orkish for firepower (something you can never have enough of)

    DE - Dark Eldar (not ingame)

    Dev - 1. Devastator Marine (LSM Class), 2. Developer (game developer for Eternal Crusade)

    Devs - Developers (game developers for Eternal Crusade)

    DR - Dark Reaper (Eldar Class)

    EC - Eternal Crusade

    EHP - Effective Health Points (Armor + HP = EHP)

    F2P - Free to Play

    Falcon - Eldar Grav Tank

    FD - Fire Dragon (Eldar Class)

    Fluff - The lore / background story of a certain setting

    Founders - Players who have pre-ordered Eternal Crusade

    Frag - 1. Anti-Personel Fragmentation Grenade (incluses Stikk Bomb), 2. Kills

    GA - Ground Assault (can refer both to the LSM Ground Assault Class and to non-airborne Melee Classes)

    GG / gg - Good Game

    Git - Orkish for enemy, troublemaker or nuisance

    Gork - Ork God

    Grot - Orkish, it is an insult

    Hawk - Swooping Hawk (Eldar Class)

    HB - Howling Banshee (Eldar Class) or Heavy Bolter (LSM and CSM weapon)

    HP - Health Points

    IF - Imperial Fists (LSM Chapter)

    IW - Iron Warriors (CSM Legion)

    JPA - Jump Pack Assault (LSM Class, but can be used to refer to the Ork Storm Boy and CSM Raptor too due to their similarities)

    Khorne - Chaos God

    Krak - Krak Grenade (Anti-Armor Grenade, inclused the Sticky Stikk Bomb)

    LSM - Loyalist Space Marine

    LoS - Line of Sight

    Melta Bomb - Anti-Armor Bomb

    MoC / MoCU - Mark of Chaos Undivided

    MoK - Mark of Khorne

    MoN - Mark of Nurgle

    Mon'keigh / Mon-keigh - Eldar for any species deemed inferior to them, most often used for humans

    Mork - Ork God

    MoS - Mark of Slaanesh

    MoT - Mark of Tzeentch

    Nids - Tyranids

    Nob - Ork Veteran Class (in EC), Orkish word used to describe Orkz who have progressed from the ranks of the Boyz (usually significantly bigger than regular Orkz)

    Nurgle - Chaos God

    OP - 1. Original Poster, 2. Over Powered

    P2W - Pay to Win

    PF - 1. Power Fist (LSM and CSM Weapon, can refer to the Ork Power Klaw too), 2. Proppa Fight (more Orkish version of "good game")

    Pred - Predator Tank (LSM and CSM Tank)

    Psyker - Person with psychic powers (Warhammer 40.000 "magic")

    Req / REQ / RQ - Requisition Points

    Rhino - Rhino Transport (LSM and CSM Transport, can be used to refer to transport vehicles in general)

    RL - Reaper Launcher (Eldar Weapon)

    RoF - Rate of Fire

    RPM - Rounds Per Minute

    RP - Role Play

    RTC - Rogue Trader Credits

    RTS - Rogue Trader Store

    Slaanesh - Chaos God

    SB - Storm Bolter (LSM Weapon)

    SH - Swooping Hawk

    Shieldbro - LSM Ground Assault with a Stormshield

    Smurf / Ultrasmurf - Derogatory name for Ultramarine (LSM Chapter)

    Space Corgies / Space Yiff - Derogatory name for Space Wolves (LSM Chapter)

    SoK - Sigil of Khorne

    SoN - Sigil of Nurgle

    SoS - Sigil of Slaanesh

    SoT - Sigil of Tzeentch

    SS / Scorpion - Striking Scorpion (Eldar Class)

    Stat - Statistics (often used when referring to the statics / "values" of an item)

    TA - Traitor Assault (CSM Class)

    Tac / Tactical - Tactical Space Marine (LSM Class)

    TEQ - Terminator Equivalent

    TL - 1. Tempest Launcher (Eldar Weapon), 2. Twin-Linked

    TL-ASC / TLASC - Twin-Linked Avenger Shuriken Catapult (Dire Avenger weapon, often confused with TLSC)

    TL-SC / TLSC - Twin-Linked Shuriken Catapult (weapon mounted beneath the Eldar Grav-Tanks)

    Trukk - Ork Transport

    TT - Table Top (usually referring to the Warhammer 40.000 Table Top game)

    TTK - Time to Kill

    Tzeentch - Chaos God

    UAT - User Acceptance Testing (test server for EC which can be accesses by the players)

    UE4 - Unreal Engine 4 (the game engine this game uses)

    UP - Under Powered

    Vet - Veteran Class (includes the Eldar "Revered" Classes and Ork "Nob" Classes)

    Vindicator - LSM / CSM Ordnance Tank

    Wargear - Items ("gear") you can equip in the loadout screen

    Warp Hunter - Eldar Ordnance Grav Tank

    WS - Wave Serpent (Eldar Troop Tranport)
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