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The Current chat channels are: <br />
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Albion Online has a global chat system with multiple channels that players may use and is moderated by Chat Moderators. When players enter the game on a new character, they will not be able to view chat until they have completed the [[Tutorial|Tutorial.]] 
Global - /O - A global chat view able by everyone everywhere. <br />
 
Guild - /G - Guild chat will be seen by every member of your guild (if you are part of one) <br />
 
Alliance - /A - Alliance chat messages will be seen by every member of every guild in your alliance (if you are part of one) <br />
 
Local - /L - Local chat will be seen by everyone in your current region <br />
 
Whisper - /w Playername - Private messages <br />
 
Say - /S - A local chat which will only be seen by people nearby you. <br />
 
Emote - /E - The emote channel, functions the same as the 'Say' channel. <br />
 
  
The current chat categories are: <br />
 
System - System message <br />
 
Take damage - Damage received <br />
 
Give Damage - Damage dealt <br />
 
Kill Player - Players killed <br />
 
Heal Player - Players healed <br />
 
  
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By selecting the yellow triangle in the top left of the chatbox, players will be able to do the following:
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* Filter chat options
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* Lock the chat window from making changes
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* Auto-hide chat
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* Show Timestamps (highly recommended)
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* Show Channels (highly recommended)
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* Create new tabs for Visible Channels 
  
The below picture describes the chat window interface.
 
  
[[file: Chat UI 1.jpg]]
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Tabs in the chatbox may be created by a player for any of the Visible Channels. There are two categories of Visible Channels which include Chat and System. The Visible Channel options include:  
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{| class="wikitable"
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!Visible Channel Name
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!Shortcut
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!Description and Use
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|-
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|Global
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|/o
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|Global chat channel for us by all players of any language. May not be used for LFG, Recruitment or Trading
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|-
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|Client Language
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|/cl
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|Allows the player to chat in the language they have as their client default
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|-
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|German
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|/de
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|Global chat channel for all German-speaking players. May not be used for LFG, Recruitment or Trading
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|-
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|English
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|/en
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|Global chat channel for all English speaking players. May not be used for LFG, Recruitment or Trading
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|-
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|French
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|/fr
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|Global chat channel for all French-speaking players. May not be used for LFG, Recruitment or Trading
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|-
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|Portuguese
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|/pt
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|Global chat channel for all Portuguese speaking players. May not be used for LFG, Recruitment or Trading
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|-
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|Spanish
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|/es
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|Global chat channel for all Spanish speaking players. May not be used for LFG, Recruitment or Trading
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|-
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|Russian
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|/ru
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|Global chat channel for Russian speaking players. May not be used for LFG, Recruitment or Trading
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|-
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|Polish
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|/pl
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|Global chat channel for all Polish speaking players. May not be used for LFG, Recruitment or Trading
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|-
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|Chinese
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|/cn
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|Global chat for all Chinese speaking players. May not be used for LFG, Recruitment or Trading
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|-
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|Korean
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|/ko
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|Global chat for all Korean speaking players. May not be used for LFG, Recruitment or Trading
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|-
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|Trade
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|/tr
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|Global chat channel for all players to Buy, Sell or Trade. All languages welcome in this channel
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|-
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|Recruit
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|/rec
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|Global chat channel for all players to recruit for their guild or be recruited by a guild. All languages are welcome in this channel
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|-
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|Help
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|/h
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|Global chat channel for all players with game-related questions. All languages are welcome in this channel
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|-
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|Local
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|/l
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|Chat channel for all players for general chat. This chat channel is local to the zone the character is in
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|-
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|Guild
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|/g
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|Chat channel for players who are in a guild
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|-
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|Alliance
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|/a
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|Chat channel for players whose guild is part of an alliance
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|-
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|Looking for Group
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|/lfg
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|Global chat channel for all players who are looking for a group or looking for other members for their group. All languages are welcome in this channel
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|-
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|Whisper
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|/w
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|Chat channel for a private chat between two players
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|-
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|Say
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|/s
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|Chat channel for all players for general chat. This chat channel is local to the area the character is located. Say will also show chat bubbles above a player's head
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|-
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|Emote
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|/emotes
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|Channel to initiate an in-game [[Emotes|emote]]
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|-
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|System
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|None
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|Enables system messages in the chatbox
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|-
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|Duel
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|None
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|Enables duel notification and details in the chatbox
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|-
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|Take Damage
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|None
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|Enables system message that reflects when a player takes damage
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|-
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|Give Damage
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|None
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|Enables system message that reflects when a player gives damage
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|-
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|Kill Player
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|None
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|Enables system message when a player is killed in the zone
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|-
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|Heal Player
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|None
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|Enables system message for heals on a player
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|-
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|Spell Effect
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|None
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|Enables system message for spells
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|-
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|Loot
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|None
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|Enables system message for players who loot in the zone
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|-
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|Reputation
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|None
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|Enables system message for increase or decrease to player's reputation
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|-
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|Fame
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|None
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|Enables system message for fame gained by the player
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|}
  
 
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[[Category: Game Mechanic]]
 
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[[Category: New Player]]
The below picture shows the interface to modify chat tabs.
 
 
 
[[file: Chat UI 2.jpg]]
 
 
 
[[Category: User Interfaces]] [[Category:Gameplay_mechanics]]
 

Latest revision as of 15:33, 18 August 2021

Albion Online has a global chat system with multiple channels that players may use and is moderated by Chat Moderators. When players enter the game on a new character, they will not be able to view chat until they have completed the Tutorial.


By selecting the yellow triangle in the top left of the chatbox, players will be able to do the following:

  • Filter chat options
  • Lock the chat window from making changes
  • Auto-hide chat
  • Show Timestamps (highly recommended)
  • Show Channels (highly recommended)
  • Create new tabs for Visible Channels


Tabs in the chatbox may be created by a player for any of the Visible Channels. There are two categories of Visible Channels which include Chat and System. The Visible Channel options include:

Visible Channel Name Shortcut Description and Use
Global /o Global chat channel for us by all players of any language. May not be used for LFG, Recruitment or Trading
Client Language /cl Allows the player to chat in the language they have as their client default
German /de Global chat channel for all German-speaking players. May not be used for LFG, Recruitment or Trading
English /en Global chat channel for all English speaking players. May not be used for LFG, Recruitment or Trading
French /fr Global chat channel for all French-speaking players. May not be used for LFG, Recruitment or Trading
Portuguese /pt Global chat channel for all Portuguese speaking players. May not be used for LFG, Recruitment or Trading
Spanish /es Global chat channel for all Spanish speaking players. May not be used for LFG, Recruitment or Trading
Russian /ru Global chat channel for Russian speaking players. May not be used for LFG, Recruitment or Trading
Polish /pl Global chat channel for all Polish speaking players. May not be used for LFG, Recruitment or Trading
Chinese /cn Global chat for all Chinese speaking players. May not be used for LFG, Recruitment or Trading
Korean /ko Global chat for all Korean speaking players. May not be used for LFG, Recruitment or Trading
Trade /tr Global chat channel for all players to Buy, Sell or Trade. All languages welcome in this channel
Recruit /rec Global chat channel for all players to recruit for their guild or be recruited by a guild. All languages are welcome in this channel
Help /h Global chat channel for all players with game-related questions. All languages are welcome in this channel
Local /l Chat channel for all players for general chat. This chat channel is local to the zone the character is in
Guild /g Chat channel for players who are in a guild
Alliance /a Chat channel for players whose guild is part of an alliance
Looking for Group /lfg Global chat channel for all players who are looking for a group or looking for other members for their group. All languages are welcome in this channel
Whisper /w Chat channel for a private chat between two players
Say /s Chat channel for all players for general chat. This chat channel is local to the area the character is located. Say will also show chat bubbles above a player's head
Emote /emotes Channel to initiate an in-game emote
System None Enables system messages in the chatbox
Duel None Enables duel notification and details in the chatbox
Take Damage None Enables system message that reflects when a player takes damage
Give Damage None Enables system message that reflects when a player gives damage
Kill Player None Enables system message when a player is killed in the zone
Heal Player None Enables system message for heals on a player
Spell Effect None Enables system message for spells
Loot None Enables system message for players who loot in the zone
Reputation None Enables system message for increase or decrease to player's reputation
Fame None Enables system message for fame gained by the player