There are terms in Unison League 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 Unison League and their corresponding definitions.
The list is arranged in alphabetical order. There are also existing terms specific to the Unison League Wikia, and as such may or may not be official to the game.
To link to a Term here, simply type [[Unison League Terminology#<Term>|<Term>]].
For example, [[Unison League Terminology#AFK|AFK]] will result to: AFK
Disclaimer: in-references to specific players, groups, or themes are meant to poke fun at the community and are in no way official and taken seriously.
- Refers to how much Ability Cost players currently have in a quest before or when they reach 100 Cost.
- i.e. During a stalling wave, a player asks how much cost their team has. This is followed by another player that says "69" on the chat, which means that this player currently has 69 Ability Cost.
- Refers to the positions of Enemies or Allies for ease of communication in matches.
- i.e. "Hit 1 from Top", "2, 5, 3, 4, then 1", "Protect our 4"
- Away From Keyboard - may refer to players that are not doing any actions in Quests, or players that became CPUs during a Quest.
- Refers to a player's Alternate Account.
- Acronym for Area of Effect. Refers to damaging or healing Abilities that affect adjacent or multiple targets at once.
- Official acronym for Action Points, a resource consumed upon departing on Quests and engaging on Battle Colosseum.
- Stands for "Apocalypse". Members of High-ranking Guilds that do not believe in individuality, only in their strength. They are especially seen during Battle Colosseum and Event Quests. See also Whales.
- Ateam Inc., the creators of Unison League.
- Unison League's equivalent of "riot/rito pls". Often used to express the need for features that are currently not in the game, or to vent rage whenever one is affected by the abysmal rates of drops and Spawn Gear. Also used whenever something impossible to near-improbable that affects the player in a negative way happens to them in the game.
- Auto-Play - refers to players that leave their account on Auto-Play in Quests, moving similarly to a CPU. Often acceptable in Augment and Reforge Quests, but frowned upon elsewhere. The kind of players that autos on actual Event quests have a tendency to EE themselves to death.
- In some popular Guild Battle Meta, there are players who mainly attack during Crystal Assault phases of the match. Once players of the Frontline are able to defeat their enemy frontline, they swap in their backline members for the Crystal Assault. This job usually belongs to the Archers, but other Classes can also be effective at the backline. Also known as CB.
- Balancing, an Ability from the Hunter class.
- Mainly used at least twice, when players thought nobody brought this Ability for the wave that constantly buffs, then upon using it someone else joins that player with another Balancing.
- Acronym for Bad Mannered originating from Korean gaming communities. In Unison League, this is often used to show disrespect to the opposing Guild in battles, usually through Crystal Assaults by leaving a sliver of health on their Guild Crystal, and then killing it at the last second.
- Status effects that affect the target in a positive way, such as increasing their stats and effectiveness in battle.
- "Oh, Break occurs when a certain amount of damage is received, and during Break DEF is reduced. Also, when you and your comrades attack an enemy in Break, a chain will occur. The greater the chain grows, the more your Unison gauge will fill up, so focusing your attacks to send your foes into Break is a useful tactic."
- — Filo
- Burkesnipe, an Ability exclusive to the Marksman class that only seems to be relevant when Ateam decides to mess with us by adding incredibly tough Passas in Event Quests.
- Bestial Shout, an Ability from the Dragoon class.
- In some popular Guild Battle Meta, there are players who mainly attack during Crystal Assault phases of the match. Once players of the Frontline are able to defeat their enemy frontline, they swap in their Crystal Buster members for the Crystal Assault. This job usually belongs to the Archers, but other Classes can also be effective at Crystal Busting. Also known as Backline.
- Cooldown - refers to the amount of time required for an Ability before it can be used again.
- Curious Defender - when players thought of this as the next Wicked, only to end up being alone in the Quest and get destroyed by the Monsters.
- To perform exceptionally-well under pressure, which ultimately decides the winner of the Guild Battle match, or if the event Quest will be completed. Often used during lucky Meteor or Circle Snipe hits, or killing priority targets before they are able to heal themselves back up.
- Battle Colosseum - a week-long player versus player event in the game.
- Cost Point - a resource required for Gear Costs in the game, for players to be able to equip
- Ability Cost - the resource needed in order to be able to use Abilities in battle.
- Central Processing Unit
- When you Friend Quest with a friend but either joins too late or doesn't have enough AP for the Quest.
- That fifth player in your Guild Battle frontline that misses the Uni battle and turning it to a 4v5 due to disconnecting because they were still "driving" while playing.
- The only company you'll ever have in Arcadia Rank Quests for 10 or so minutes, right before they get replaced by leechers or 3-4 Clerics.
- See also AFK and Hestia.
- Critical Hit - refers to hits that deal more damage with the help of the Critical hit-boosting buffs.
- Dragon Crush, an Ability exclusive to the Archdragoon class.
- That one Guild Member of yours who promised 3/3 Guild Battle attendances per day but keeps on disconnecting and reconnecting during the matches.
- Status effects that affect the target in a negative way, such as decreasing their stats and effectiveness in battle.
- Damage Over Time - refers to Abilities and attacks that cause damage over time.
- Damage Per Second - refers to Effects that cause damage over time.
- Items that are dropped by opponents or as rewards for Quests in the game.
- Ether Exchange, an Ability from the Sorcerer class.
- The go-to Ability of suicidal players that decide to use it despite being low at health right before their enemies unleash an attack to finish them off.
- The indicator for the team's Cleric to
ignorebabysit the user of this Ability with heals.
- Eagle Eye, an Ability from the High Lancer class.
- The other EE Ability nobody cares about.
- Free-to-play - refers to players that hasn't yet paid any real life money for in-game purchases, and depends on the free Gems that they can obtain in the game.
- Refers to the process of repeating Quests in order to accumulate more Items and Resources that are found on that Mission.
- Frontliner - Players in Guild Battles that fight during the player versus player phase of the match. Players at the frontline vary depending on the preferred strategy of their Guild.
- To direct a team's attack on a single or multiple targets. Often at the same time.
- Guild Battles - the three daily exhibition battles against opposing Guilds in the game.
- Great Blessing, an Ability exclusive to the Cardinal class.
GB in X minutes!
- A common way to notify guild members of an incoming Guild Battle in the chat.
- i.e. "GB in 3 minutes!"
- Acronym for Good Game or Good Game Well Played.
- Acronym for Gear Score.
- Acronym for Guild vs Guild, although typing the extra third letter kills the chatting convenience and that is why GB is the superior acronym for Guild matches.
- Refers to Non-elemental Monster Gear.
- May refer, but not exclusive to, the Cleric class. Other classes, to a lesser effect, can become healers as well.
- An alternate account of a player that streams Unison League on Twitch. Notoriously known for advertising his stream on his accounts' autophrases, intentionally retiring or turning to a CPU in Battle Colosseum and the lowest ranked quests, and gets away with both without getting reprimanded, ruining the experience of the other players in his team for his own benefits. Usually reasons out that the retire feature is a part of the game, akin to a Lawful Evil in the Gamer Alignment, and that everyone going for the Top Colosseum/MVP Rankings is doing the same thing.
- Health Points - refers to the amount of health a player or a monster has in the game.
- Kagutsuchi or Kagutsuchi, Flame God. Referred to as KFC (due to being a bird-like monster and having a color scheme similar to Kentucky Fried Chicken) for ease of communication on Ward requests.
- The most original and unique name in all of Unison League.
- Labyrinth of Tartarus.
- Refers to players of low level or Gear Score who go into Quests that are of higher rank and difficulty for their account.
- LINE, a chat application that are used by most Guilds in the game.
- A more delicious term for Leechers.
- My bad.
- Meteor Strike, an Ability from the High Sorcerer class.
- Meteor Rain, an Ability exclusive to the Wizard class.
- 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.
- Meteor Rain, an Ability exclusive to the Wizard class.
- Mass Refresh, an Ability from the Bishop class.
- A term referring to the change in a character or a feature in the game, for reasons mostly pertaining 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.
- Nobunaga or Nobunaga, Demon King, the one monster everyone forgets that has the ability to remove buffs, so the team proceeds to spam Avsaris and Marduk even when he is summoned.
- This player didn't bring Ether Exchange and is a scrub.
- For when teammates flame the Healer for not healing them on time and said Healer leaves a "No Cost" BM in the chat as the dying teammates waste their time retiring or waste their Gems reviving.
- One Hit Knock Out - refers to defeating opponents with only one hit.
- Overpowered - refers to an Overpowered player, Ability, Gear, Class, or Monster.
- Pay-to-play or Pay-to-win - refers to players that has invested any amount of real life money for in-game purchases in the game. For a more extreme version of these types of players, see Whales.
- The Meta-breakers themselves, these hardcore players use Abilities like Sharp Thrust and Knight's Blitz as a Mage.
- Programmed random occurrence - in Unison League, this mostly refers to the number of times that a Gear Skill may activate.
- Pickup Group - a common term in MMORPGs. In Unison League, they are parties that are formed at random in Quests.
- Purifying Light, an Ability from the Bishop class.
- Purification, an Ability from the Oracle class.
- Not to be confused with this guy.
- Player versus Environment.
- May mean that a player is ready to engage on a planned group or friend quest. Often used in the chat.
- When a target gets rekt by Reflect. Usually your teammates when attacking a Dullahan Captain or a Kotaro the Storm Cat during their Reflect ability.
- For when teammates die from "accidentally" attacking targets with reflect.
- 3 Clerics? Wahh wahh no DPS! *retires*
- No Cleric? Wahh wahh no Healer! *retires*
- Ugh this leecher again in my quest... *retires*
- Hestia is CPU again for the 10th time in my Colo run... *retires*
- Ranked Guild Battles - a week-long Guild Battle event in the game.
- Random Number Generator - the culprit behind a player's horrible Spawns and drop rates.
- The deity responsible for situations that are determined largely by luck, chance, or randomness in online games. Derived from RNG.
- May refer to the act of taking a screenshot using the device's screen-capturing programs.
- A term to indicate that a feature or change is coming to the game... ...soon™.
- Players with low defense scores that are often the priority targets of enemies in Guild Battles, or the first ones to die to strong attacks of monsters in quests.
- May refer to the players' usage of Unison Monsters one by one. This is done for the purpose of surviving Quests and gathering as much Ability Cost as players can.
- A method used to save up Ability Cost or fill the team's Unison Gauge by letting at least one enemy live and waiting until the Ability Cost and/or Unison Gauge are full. This is usually done in longer Event Quest waves and during Guild Battles.
- Strike of the Sacred Beast - one of the Main Quests. Popular as an efficient way of farming for experience.
- Players whose specialty is to support the performance of their Allies in a Team.
- A player designed to take high amounts of damage. These are primarily Soldiers, but there are other players that can also be tanky (to a lesser effect) through other classes. These players are usually distinguished by their high DEF and MDEF stats, and have moderate-low damage output. Most players require Protect Effects to serve better as a Tank.
- Acronym for Unison League.
- Ultimate Labyrinth of Tartarus.
- Refers to requesting the usage of a player's Unison Monster for a Unison Chance.
- Refers to the Prohibit Unison status ailment.
- Currently, Battle Colosseum in a nutshell.
- Refers to the kinds of Valkyrie Monsters in the game.
- Players who constantly spend absurd amounts of real life money to get Gems for Spawns and other purchases. Normally known for their elitist behavior and sense of entitlement. And their high-definition broadcasts.
- Cetus or Cetus, Whale God.
- Wicked Dragon - one of the Main Quests. Popular as an efficient way of farming for experience.
- Fenrir, Wolf of Chaos, that one enemy monster in a wave that your team never focuses.
- "Wolf first" *teammates proceed to attack the Croc Man Gs instead while Fenrir Ragnaroks the entire team to oblivion*
- Savage Wolf, Lu Bu's most trusted leeching companion.
Terms that are meant whenever a player uses a stamp in the game.
Unison League Wikia Terms
Terms that are mainly or exclusively used in the Unison League Wikia.
- A Wikia Contributor - Formerly Users writing on this wiki without being logged in.
- Short for Carbohydrates Uncle.
- The revival of a Forum thread that has been left without a message for long periods of time. In the Unison League Wikia, a topic that has been left for more than a month is considered a Necro and results to a shutdown of said topic.
- Original Poster - refers to the Original Poster in a Forum Thread, a User blog or a User blog Comment.
- The Main Quest Stage where User:Alitheia is stuck in for all of eternity.