This is a reference for the WoW defined slash commands available for use in the WoW chat window, and as WoW macro commands in a macro. This list describes all of the 'slash' commands as recognized by World of Warcraft. See useful macros and user defined macros for other commands and macros. See slash commands (old) and list of slash commands (old) for the older lists. For full Macro API help, see Macro API.
- Commands are listed in lower case, however in chat can be upper or lower case.
- For macros a command is entered on a single line ending with a new-line '\n' character.
- Emotes list is from FrameXML\GlobalStrings.lua.
- ? - command has not been tested or fully confirmed.
- REMOVED - Removed from WoW, retained here for historical reference.
- DISABLED - Command still exists, but does not function.
- DEPRECATED - Is deprecated and should no longer be used.
- Commands with multiple aliases are listed under the most expanded alias.
This is a WoW Reference, do not add commands from non-Blizzard sources; use User defined macros instead.
PvP commands Edit
- following arena commands were removed (in 5.4)
- teamcaptain - /teamcaptain,/tcaptain - Sets the captain of an arena team you are in.
- teamdisband - /teamdisband,/tdisband - Disbands an arena team you are in.
- teaminvite - /teaminvite,/tinvite - Invites a member to your arena team.
- teamquit - /teamquit,/tquit - Leaves an arena team you are in.
- teamremove - /teamremove,/tremove - Removes a member of a team you are in from that team.
Blizzard Interface commands Edit
These functions open a part of the Blizzard Interface
- achievements - /ach,/achieve,/achievement,/achievements - Opens the Achievements interface.
- calendar - Opens the Calendar interface.
- guildfinder - /guildfinder,/gf - Opens the Guild Finder tool.
- lfg - /lfg,/lfd,/df,/dungeonfinder - Opens the Dungeon Finder interface.
- lfr - /lfr,/raidbrowser,/rb,/or,/otherraids - Opens the Raid Browser.
- macro - /macro,/m - Opens the Macro interface.
- stopwatch - /stopwatch,/timer,/sw - Opens the Stopwatch interface.
Chat commands Edit
- afk - /afk,/away - Marks you as "Away From Keyboard".
- announce - /announce,/ann - Toggle channel announcements.
- ban - Bans a user from a user-created chat channel.
- battleground - /battleground,/bg - Sends a chat message to your battleground.
- csay - /c,/csay - Sends chat text to a channel.
- chatinvite - /cinvite,/chatinvite - Invite a user to a user-created chat channel.
- chatlist - /chatlist,/chatwho,/chatinfo - Displays a list of users in a chat channel, or what channels you are currently a member of.
- chatlog - Enables/disables chat logging.
- combatlog - Enables/disables combat logging.
- chathelp - /chat,/chathelp - Displays a list of commonly used chat commands.
- ckick - Kicks a user from a user-created chat channel.
- emote - /emote,/em,/e,/me - Perform an emote with the given text.
- dnd - /dnd,/busy - Marks you as "Do Not Disturb".
- guild - /guild,/g,/gc - Sends a chat message to your guild.
- instance - /instance,/i - Sends a chat message to the group of your instance (raidfinder etc.)
- join - /join,/channel,/chan - Joins or creates a user-created chat channel.
- leave - /leave,/chatleave,/chatexit - Leaves a user-created chat channel.
- moderator - /mod,/moderator - Sets moderation in a user-created chat channel.
- mute - /mute,/squelch,/unvoice - Prevents a user from speaking (voice or text) in a user-created chat channel.
- officer - /officer,/o,/osay - Sends a chat message to your guild's officer channel.
- owner - Displays or changes the owner of a user-created chat channel.
- password - /password,/pass - Sets or removes a password on a user-created chat channel.
- party - /party,/p - Sends a chat message to your party.
- raid - /raid,/rsay - Sends a chat message to your raid.
- raidwarning - /raidwarning,/rw - Sends a raid warning to your raid.
- reply - /r,/reply - Replies to the last user to send you a whisper with a message.
- resetchat - /resetchat - Resets chat settings to default.
- say - /say,/s - Sends a chat message to players in your immediate local area.
- unban - Unbans a user from a user-created chat channel.
- unmoderator - /unmod,/unmoderator - Removes moderation from a user-created chat channel.
- unmute - /unmute,/unsquelch,/voice - Allows a user to speak (voice or text) in a user-created chat channel.
- whisper - /whisper,/w,/tell,/t,/send - Sends a private chat message to a player in a whisper.
- yell - /yell,/y,/sh,/shout - Sends a chat message to all players in your zone.
Character commands Edit
These commands affect your character's status, social interaction, movement, or actions
- dismount - Dismounts your character
- equip - /equip, /eq - Equip an item to its default slot.
- equipset - /equipset - Change equipped items to a set stored in the Equipment Manager
- equipslot - Equip an item to a specific slot.
- friend - /friend,/friends - Adds a player to your Friends list.
- follow - /f,/follow,/fol - Set yourself to follow the selected target
- ignore - Adds a player to your ignore list
- inspect - /ins,/inspect - Opens the Inspection interface of the selected target.
- leavevehicle - Allows your character to exit their current vehicle.
- randompet - Summons a random companion pet (non-combat pet).
- removefriend - /removefriend,/remfriend - Removes a friend from your friend list.
- settitle - Sets the active title for your character.
- trade - Opens the trade interface with your current target.
- unignore - Removes a player from your ignore list
- usetalents - Swap to a saved talent spec.
These commands generally cause a character to 'act out' or emote.
May be abreviated to any shorter length, so long as there is no other conflicting command name or abbreviated command name. For example '/congratulate' can be typed as '/cong'.
Combat commands Edit
These functions pertain to combat
- cancelaura - Cancels (turns off) an aura you have.
- cancelqueuedspell - /cancelqueuedspell,/cqs - Cancels casting of the spell you have in the queue.
- cancelform - Cancels your current shapeshift form.
- cast - /cast,/spell,/use - Uses the given item or casts the given spell.
- castglyph - Activates a glyph.
- castrandom - /castrandom,/userandom - Casts a random spell from the given list.
- castsequence - Casts the given spells in sequential order.
- changeactionbar - Changes your current action bar page.
- duel - Challenge another player to a duel
- forfeit - /forfeit,/yield,/concede - Forfeit a duel.
- pvp - Sets whether or not you are attackable by other players.
- startattack - Turns on auto-attack.
- stopattack - Turns off auto-attack.
- stopcasting - Stops casting or channeling.
- swapactionbar - Swaps between two given action bars.
Guild commands Edit
- guilddemote - /gdemote,/guilddemote - Demotes a guild-member.
- guilddisband - /gdisband,/guilddisband - Disbands a guild.
- guildinfo - /ginfo,/guildinfo - Displays information about your guild.
- guildinvite - /ginvite,/guildinvite - Invites a player to join your guild.
- guildleader - /gleader,/guildleader - Makes another guild member the new Guild Master.
- guildquit - /gquit,/guildquit - Removes your character from your current guild.
- guildmotd - /gmotd,/guildmotd - Sets the guild Message of the Day.
- guildpromote - /gpromote,/guildpromote - Promotes a guild member to the next higher rank.
- guildroster - /groster,/guildroster - Opens the Guild window.
- guildremove - /guildremove,/gremove,/gkick - Removes a member of your guild from your guild.
Party and Raid commandsEdit
- clearmainassist - /clearmainassist,/clearma,/mainassistoff,/maoff - Clears the current Main Assist.
- clearmaintank - /clearmaintank,/clearmt,/maintankoff,/mtoff - Clears the current Main Tank.
- clearworldmarker - /clearworldmarker,/cwm - Clears world markers
- invite - /inv,/invite - Invites a player to your party or raid.
- ffa - Sets the loot method for your raid/party to Free-For-All.
- group - Sets the loot method for your raid/party to Group Loot.
- master - Sets the loot method for your raid/party to Master Loot.
- mainassist - /mainassist,/ma - Set the main assist.
- maintank - /maintank,/mt - Set the main tank.
- needbeforegreed - Sets the loot method for your raid/party to Need Before Greed.
- promote - /pr,/promote - Promotes the given member to Party or Raid leader.
- raidinfo - Shows you what instances you are saved to, along with the Instance ID.
- readycheck - Performs a ready check in your raid or party.
- roundrobin - Sets the loot method for your raid/party to Round Robin.
- targetmarker - /targetmarker,/tm - Sets or clears a target marker from your current target.
- threshold - Sets the loot threshold to apply loot rules.
- uninvite - /uninvite,/u,/un,/kick,/votekick - Removes a player from your current party or raid.
- worldmarker - /worldmarker,/wm - Allows placement of world markers.
Pet commands Edit
- DISABLED petaggressive - Sets pet to aggressive mode. (deprecated in version 4.2)
- petassist - Sets pet to assist mode. (added in version 4.2)
- petattack - Sends pet to attack currently selected target.
- petautocastoff - Turn off autocast for a pet spell.
- petautocaston - Turn on autocast for a pet spell.
- petautocasttoggle - Toggle autocast for a pet spell.
- petdefensive - Set pet to defensive.
- petfollow - Set pet to follow you.
- petmoveto - Set pet to move to and stay at a hover-targeted location.
- petpassive - Set pet to passive mode.
- petstay - Set pet to stay where it is at.
System commands Edit
- console - Allows user to view or change global client-side options, or perform certain system commands.
- click - Simulate a mouse click on a button.
- disableaddons - Disables all addons and reloads the UI.
- dump - Displays the value of a given variable.
- enableaddons - Enables all addons and reloads the UI.
- eventtrace - /eventtrace,/etrace - Allows the user to trace events in-game.
- framestack - /framestack,/fstack - Allows the user to see all frames under the cursor.
- help - /h,/help,/? - Displays a help message with some basic commands.
- logout - /camp,/logout - Logs your character out of the game, back to the character selection screen.
- macrohelp - Displays a help message with basic information about creating and using macros.
- played - Displays information about your character's time logged in.
- quit - /quit,/exit - Exits the game.
- random - /random,/rand,/rnd,/roll - Generates a random number from 1 to 100. "/random X" rolls a number from 1 to X, "/random X Y" rolls a number from X though Y.
- reload - Reloads the User Interface.
- script - /script,/run - Runs a block of LUA code.
- stopmacro - Stop processing the current macro.
- time - Displays the current time
- timetest - Used for benchmarking, also shows FPS.
- who - Shows you a list of people matching filtering options.
- assist - /assist,/a - Targets a player's target.
- clearfocus - Clears the current focus target.
- cleartarget - Clears the current target.
- focus - Set a focus target
- target - /target,/tar - Target the given unit by name.
- targetenemy - Target the given hostile unit by name.
- targetenemyplayer - Target the given hostile player by name.
- targetexact - Target the unit by exact name match.
- targetfriend - Target the friendly unit by name.
- targetfriendplayer - Target the friendly player by name.
- targetlastenemy - Target the last attackable unit you had selected.
- targetlastfriend - Target the last friendly unit you had selected.
- targetlasttarget - Target the target of the last unit you had selected.
- targetparty - Target a party member by name.
- targetraid - Target a raid member by name.
Disabled commands Edit
The following commands are listed in the environment, except where noted, but appear to be disabled or deprecated. If you find differently, please move to the appropriate section and write a comment on it.
- DISABLED gwho - /gwho,/whoguild,/glist - ? Either predates who command's more advanced options, or was intended to list guilds. No handler is defined for this.
- DISABLED greplace - ? Possibly used by GMs to replace an inactive Guild Leader
- DISABLED guildhelp - /guildhelp,/ghelp - A help text for guild commands; however, the SlashCmdList function is commented out in FrameXML\ChatFrame.lua, so it is not active in-game.
- REMOVED lfm - Opened the Looking For More interface prior to patch 3.3. (removed completely in patch 4.0).
- DISABLED moderate - ? Possibly used to set whether a channel was moderated, this feature was moved into the /moderator command.
- REMOVED mount - Deprecated in WotLK, use /cast now.
- DISABLED petaggressive - aggressive AI was replaced with assist. (deprecated in 4.2)
- DISABLED saveguildroster - Saves the Guild Roster as a text file (disabled in 3.2.2 due to the implementation of the Armory).
- DISABLED token - /token,/tk - ? Not sure what this was intended to be
- DISABLED v - ? Voice macro, possibly reserved for future use as a voice command
Metacommands pass data to the WoW client to affect its appearance on the action bar. Metacommands are preceded by a "#" symbol. Unknown metacommands will be silently ignored.
- show - Affects the button's icon on the Action Bar.
- showtooltip - tooltip - Affects the button's icon and tooltip on the Action Bar.
- showcooldown - Affects the button's cooldown display on the Action Bar. (not a real command, this executes as "#show")