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There are terms in Marvel: Avengers Alliance that are used inside and outside the game, with various terms being used for faster communication on the game's community. Some terms are official to the game while others are unofficial. This is a list of all the terms and abbreviations in Marvel: Avengers Alliance and their corresponding definitions.

The list is arranged in alphabetical order. There are also existing terms specific to the Marvel: Avengers Alliance Wikia, and as such may or may not be official to the game.

To link to a Term here, simply type [[Marvel: Avengers Alliance Terminology#<Term>|<Term>]].

For example, [[Marvel: Avengers Alliance Terminology#QS|QS]] will result to: QS


Contents:
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


#Edit

#.#Edit
  • -Chapter Number-.-Mission Number- - refers to the Chapter and Mission in the game.
  • i.e. 1.4 means Chapter 1 Mission 4.
  • See also C#M#.
  • -Spec Ops Number-.-Mission Number- - refers to the Spec Ops and Mission in the game.
  • i.e. 9.2 means Spec Ops 9 Mission 2.
#.#.#Edit
  • -Season Number-.-Chapter Number-.-Mission Number- - refers to the Story Mission's Season, Chapter and Mission in the game.
  • i.e. 2.1.6 means Season 2 Chapter 1 Premium Mission.
1HKOEdit
  • One Hit Knock Out - refers to defeating opponents with only one hit.

AEdit

A.R.Edit
  • Official Abbreviation for Assault Rifle.
AccEdit
ACCEdit
  • Accuracy - refers to the Accuracy attribute of Characters.
AdaEdit
  • Adamantium League Adamantium League
AIso-8Edit
AIso8Edit
AISO-8Edit
AISO8Edit
AISOEdit
  • Augmented Isotope-8 - used to enhance a hero's move set. Unlike the original Isotope-8, Augmented Iso-8 is similar to Empowered Isotope-8 and adds special effects when equipped.
Ad XEdit
Adh XEdit
AXLEdit
AFKEdit
  • Away From Keyboard - may refer to Defensive Teams in PVP.
Agent ParkEdit
Agent ParkingEdit
  • The method to deliberately slow the Level growth of the player's Agent in order to play in a lower Level bracket in PVP with a higher handicap and consequently have a better chance to win. This is done by participating in Low XP Battles and letting the Agent die to get the minimum amount of XP possible.
  • Also known as Parking or Sandbagging.
A.I.Edit
AIEdit
  • Artificial Intelligence - refers to everything computer-controlled including but not limited to Enemies, PVP Opponents and a player's Defensive team in PVP.
AltEdit
AltsEdit
AoEEdit
AOEEdit
  • Area of Effect - an action by characters in the game that targets All Enemies or All.
  • The Official Term for this in the game is All and All Enemies.
AoOEdit
AREdit
ARCEdit
Arc ReactorEdit
AtkEdit
ATKEdit
  • Attack - refers to the Attack attribute of Characters.
  • May refer to the Offensive boost given by Items transformed into Armory Bonus for PVP.
  • May refer to an Attacking Team in PVP.
Avoidance EffectEdit
  • Avoidance Effect - effects that has a chance to avoid attacks, regardless of character's evasion and hit by a character's accuracy.

BEdit

BBEdit
BCEdit
BKEdit
BolognaEdit
Bologna ScrollEdit
BotGEdit
BSQSEdit
BPEdit
BWEdit

CEdit

C#M#Edit
  • Chapter # Mission # - refers to a specific Mission in a Story Mission.
  • i.e. C7M3 means Chapter 7 Mission 3.
C&DEdit
CAEdit
Cap AEdit
CapEdit
CAPEdit
Cap BEdit
Cap BritEdit
CBEdit
COEdit
ColoEdit
CPEdit
CQCEdit
CREdit
CRBEdit
CritEdit
CritsEdit
  • Critical Hit - refers to hits that deal more damage with the help of the Accuracy stat.
CSREdit
CTEdit
CvEEdit
CVEEdit
  • Combat Validation Error - a kind of Error Message in the game that is used as a countermeasure for cheating players and hackers.
CykeEdit

DEdit

D&REdit
DDEdit
DEBEdit
DefEdit
DEFEdit
  • Defense - refers to the Defense attribute of Characters.
  • May refer to the Defensive boost given by Items transformed into Armory Bonus for PVP.
  • May refer to a Defending Team in PVP.
DFCEdit
Deep Fried ChickenEdit
DHEdit
DoomEdit
DoTEdit
DOTEdit
  • Damage Over Time - refers to Effects that cause damage over time.
  • The Official Term for this in the game is Damage Over Time Effects.
DPEdit
DPSEdit
  • Damage Per Second - refers to Effects that cause damage over time.
  • The Official Term for this in the game is Damage Over Time Effects.
DropEdit
  • Items that are dropped by opponents in the game.
  • The Reward Item in the Deploy, Incursion, Heroic Battle, Boss, or Epic Boss Rewards.
DSEdit

EEdit

EFEdit
EIso-8Edit
EIso8Edit
EISO-8Edit
EISO8Edit
EISOEdit
  • Empowered Isotope-8 - used to enhance the agent or a hero. Unlike the original Isotope-8, Empowered Iso-8 adds special effects when equipped.
EvaEdit
EVAEdit
  • Evasion - refers to the Evasion attribute of Characters.

FEdit

FarmEdit
FarmingEdit
  • Refers to the process of repeating Battles and Missions in order to accumulate more Items and Resources that are found on that Mission.
FFEdit


GEdit

GBFEdit
GBWEdit
Gear BonusEdit
  • Gear Bonus - has a chance to provide a temporary boost to stats when attacking or attacked per amount of hits, only if an Agent or Hero has at least one Isotope-8 socketed.
GenEdit
GGEdit
GhostEdit
Ghost TankEdit
Ghost TankingEdit
  • Refers to an Agent serving as a Tank in a battle with the use of Effects that grant
    Effect BG 3 GreenEffect Icon 025
     Phased or any similar effect to the Agent. This makes attacks miss the Agent, and becoming untouchable like a Ghost. The most popular Gear used when Ghost Tanking is Sinister Scepter Sinister Scepter and Hoarfrost Mace Hoarfrost Mace.
  • As of the October 1, 2013 update, Phased characters can no longer protect, making this strategy obsolete.
GOTGEdit
GREdit
GSEEdit
GTBEdit

HEdit

HAIFEdit
HaifEdit
HercEdit
HFMEdit
HMEdit
HIBEdit
HPEdit
  • Health Points or Hit Points
  • Health - refers to the Health attribute of Characters.
HTEdit

IEdit

IFEdit
IMEdit
ImbaEdit
  • Effect BG 3 GreenEffect Icon 022
     Imba
  • Imbalanced - refers to Imbalanced characters.
InfEdit
InitiativeEdit
  • Increases the character's ability to take the first turn. This does not appear in-game but can be indicated.
IPEdit
IWEdit

JEdit

JugEdit
JuggEdit
JuggsEdit
JuggyEdit


KEdit

KPEdit


LEdit

l1Edit
L1Edit
  • Level 1 - refers to the Hero's Level 1 Ability. It is unlocked by default and is usually the first Ability.
l2Edit
L2Edit
  • Level 2 - refers to the Hero's Level 2 Ability, unlocked at Level 2. It is usually the second Ability.
l6Edit
L6Edit
  • Level 6 - refers to the Hero's Level 6 Ability, unlocked at Level 6. It is usually the third Ability.
l9Edit
L9Edit
  • Level 9 - refers to the Hero's Level 9 Ability, unlocked at Level 9. It is usually the fourth Ability.
LCEdit
LewisEdit


MEdit

M:AAEdit
MAAEdit
MagEdit
MagsEdit
MaggieEdit
MBEdit
MetaEdit
MetagameEdit
  • A term used for most video games in which particular strategies are the most common. To go against the meta would be to use strategies that, while possibly effective, are not considered to be the best.
MFEdit
MFGEdit
MGEdit
MomenEdit
MMEdit


NEdit

NCEdit
NerfEdit
NerfsEdit
NerfedEdit
  • Effect BG 1 RedEffect Icon 127
     Nerfed
  • A term referring to the change in a character or a feature in the game, for reasons mostly partaining to how the character or feature have broken the game's balance. It is called a nerf as the change made to the feature or character has left a negative impact to the players that frequently use them.
NINEdit
NixEdit


OEdit

OFKEdit
OHKOEdit
  • One Hit Knock Out - refers to defeating opponents with only one hit.
OPEdit
  • Effect BG 3 GreenEffect Icon 080
     OP
  • Overpowered - refers to an Overpowered character.
OSEdit


PEdit

P.E.W.Edit
  • Official Abbreviation for Personal Energy Weapon.
Peast Edit
Pestilence Edit
PestiBeast Edit
Pepsi Edit
P4Edit
Po4Edit
PO4Edit
P5Edit
ParkEdit
ParkingEdit
  • The method to deliberately slow the Level growth of the player's Agent in order to play in a lower Level bracket in PVP with a higher handicap and consequently have a better chance to win. This is done by participating in Low XP Battles and letting the Agent die to get the minimum amount of XP possible.
  • Also known as Agent Parking or Sandbagging.
PDEdit
  • Playdom
PFEdit
PinionEdit
PPEdit
ProcEdit
Proc RateEdit
  • Process Rate - refers to how often an effect activates in battle.
  • Proc is a Term Officially used in the game.
PvEEdit
PVEEdit
  • Player versus Environment
  • The Official Term for this is Story Missions.
PvPEdit
PVPEdit

QEdit

QJEdit
QSEdit


REdit

RHEdit
RulkEdit
RougeEdit
  • Players who deliberately misspell Rogue's name. Apparently they like cosmetics.
RREdit
RutaEdit

SEdit

S.A.Edit
  • Official Abbreviation for Side Arm.
SAEdit
SandbagEdit
SandbaggingEdit
  • The method to deliberately slow the Level growth of the player's Agent in order to play in a lower Level bracket in PVP with a higher handicap and consequently have a better chance to win. This is done by participating in Low XP Battles and letting the Agent die to get the minimum amount of XP possible.
  • Also known as Agent Parking or Parking.
SantanaEdit
SBEdit

Super Blade Punch

ST (Very Rare)Edit
SGEdit
SIICEdit
SMEdit
SpideyEdit
SoAEdit
SOAEdit
SoonEdit
SoONEdit
SOONEdit
  • i.e. Soon, Very Soon, Super Duper Soon, Extremely Soon.
SPEdit
  • Stamina Points
  • Shield point-icon S.H.I.E.L.D. Point.
  • Stamina - refers to the Stamina attribute of Characters.
Spec OpEdit
Spec OpsEdit
SOEdit
SpWEdit
SSEdit
StamEdit
  • Stamina - refers to the Stamina attribute of Characters.
SupportEdit
  • Characters whose specialty is to support the performance of their Allies in a Team.
SWEdit

TEdit

TacEdit
TactEdit
TankEdit
  • A character designed to take high amounts of damage. These characters are usually distinguished by their high Health or Defense stats and usually have moderate-low damage output. Most tanks require Protect Effects to serve better as a Tank.
TCSEdit
Three BirdEdit
Three-BirdEdit
Three-BirdingEdit
Three BirdingEdit
  • refers to the method of fighting two Mini-Bosses and the Boss together in one battle.
TMEdit
TOEEdit
TOESEdit
ToTEdit
TrenchEdit
TrenchesEdit
Two BirdEdit
Two-BirdEdit
Two-BirdingEdit
Two BirdingEdit
  • refers to the method of fighting the Mini-Boss and the Boss together in one battle.

UEdit

UIso-8Edit
UIso8Edit
UISO-8Edit
UISO8Edit
UJEdit
UPEdit
  • Underpowered


VEdit

ValEdit
ValkEdit
VibEdit
VibraEdit
  • Vibranium League Vibranium League
VvDEdit

WEdit

WAEdit
WBAEdit
War AxeEdit
WCDEdit
WCEdit
WCPEdit
WhineEdit
  • Complaining about things in the game. Mostly caused by the Nerf of a character or a feature.
WMEdit
WNCEdit
WolvieEdit
WondyEdit
Wonder BreadEdit
WoM (to distinguish from War Machine)Edit
WoodsEdit
  • Justin Woods - one of the publicly active Producers of Marvel: Avengers Alliance.

XEdit

XAIEdit


YEdit

ZEdit

MAA Wikia TermsEdit

Terms that are mainly or exclusively used in the Marvel: Avengers Alliance Wikia.

5eleEdit
AGTEdit
  • Template name shortcut for Ability and Gear Type.
AWCEdit
  • A Wikia Contributor - Formerly Users writing on this wiki without being logged in
BetaEdit
CoCEdit
CyrusEdit
DarkEdit
DigoEdit
DocEdit
BobEdit
EIEdit
  • Template name shortcut for Effect Icons.
IIRCEdit
  • If I Remember Correctly
IMHOEdit
  • In my honest opinion
ISKEdit
JPEdit
LHEdit
  • Refers to a bunch of Losers
LyEdit
  • User:Lycentia - Founding Bureaucrat and Administrator of the MAA Wikia.
McEdit
MckEdit
KrongsEdit
KittenEdit
NecroEdit
  • The revival of a Forum thread that has been left without a message for long periods of time. In the MAA Wikia, a topic that has been left for more than a month is considered a Necro and results to a shutdown of said topic.
OPEdit
  • Original Poster - refers to the Original Poster in a Forum Thread, a User blog or a User blog Comment.
PEBKACEdit
  • Problem Exists Between Keyboard And Chair (Operator / Human Error)
PKBEdit
PeekabooEdit
PotEdit
RegEdit
SamEdit
  • Don't ask.
  • If someone asks you if you're Sam, it means that they suspect that you are a troll.
SHEdit
ShadEdit
ShadowEdit
ShizEdit
TBDEdit
  • To Be Determined
TOSEdit
TUBEdit
  • Template name shortcut for Team-Up Bonuses.

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