A list of known commands, and their help descriptions follows, sorted by category. Vanguard's command-line is also predictive, meaning that if you type an incomplete command, it will interpret it as the closest command to the string you entered. Example: "/corpse" will be interpreted as "/corpsedrag"
FORMAT: /abilities Lists your current spells and abilities
FORMAT: /abilitiesattached Shows the set of abilities that are attached to your character
FORMAT: /abilitymaster <ability keyword> <mastery slot> Commits the spell to memory in a mastery slot.
FORMAT: /cancelbuff <buff name>
- This is a useful way of removing buffs that you no longer want, even if the icon is not displayed.
- If the buff icon is visible in your defenses list, you can also simply right click to remove it.
- Example usage: /cancelbuff "Infusion I"
FORMAT: /cast <ability keyword> Activates the ability
- This is the main command for using any skill or spell, and is the macro that all skill buttons use.
- Example usage: /cast "Mental Blast II"
FORMAT: /details <ability keyword> Gives detailed information on an ability.
FORMAT: /playsong "<name>" /playsong is a command for bards, that will attempt to begin playing the song that matches the name specified as a parameter.
FORMAT: /stopsong If you are currently playing a song (as a bard), when you use this command you will stop playing the song
- This is a useful macro to have on your hotbar as a Bard.
These commands are useable when you are standing at a crafting Assembly Station.
FORMAT: /assemble Attempts to assemble currently selected ingredients
FORMAT: /assemblyaddingredient <item keyword> [number] Add an ingredient to your assembly list
FORMAT: /assemblybegin Initiates a text based method of assembly
FORMAT: /assemblycancel Cancels an assembly session
FORMAT: /assemblydisplay Displays curently selected assembly ingredients
FORMAT: /assemblyremoveingredient <item keyword> [number] Remove an ingredient from your assembly list
These commands require you to be standing with a bank NPC targetted.
FORMAT: /bankadditem <item keyword> [stack number] Moves item(s) from your inventory to your bank.
/1, /2, /3, /4, /5, /6, /7, /8, /9, /10
FORMAT: /1 <message> Says "message" to the chat channel mapped to /1
- These are shortcuts that allow you to quickly change the channel you are speaking on.
- Usually by starting to type /<number>, you will see the channel name appear.
FORMAT: /autojoin [view/add/set] [mychannel,mychannel2:mypassword,...] Chat channel autojoin list administration command Type "/autojoin view" (or just "/autojoin" without any parameters to view the list Type "/autojoin add" followed by a list of channels separated by commas to add them to the list Type "/autojoin set" followed by a list of channels separated by commas to replace the list Type "/autojoin set" without any additional parameters to clear the list
FORMAT: /guildsay <message> Sends a message to all people in your guild
- This command lists all of the channels you are currently in. It is worth noting that while you can choose to join as many channels as you like, only the first nine will be active at a time.
FORMAT: /mindsay <message>
- This accesses the "Union of Thought" channel, available only to Psionicists with the ability "Union of Thought II" or greater active.
/msg FORMAT: /msg <person> <message> Sends a private message to the person you specified.
FORMAT: /say <message> Sends a message to all people in your vicinity.
FORMAT: /send <person> <message> Sends a private message to the person you specified.
FORMAT: /setchannelpassword <channel name> [number] Changes the password of the provided chat channel.
FORMAT: /shout <message> Sends a message to all people in the same region you are in.
FORMAT: /tell <person> <message> Sends a private message to the person you specified.
FORMAT: /telltargetdefensive <msg> Sends a private message to your defensive target if your defensive target is a player.
FORMAT: /telltargetoffensive <msg> Sends a private message to your offensive target if your offensive target is a player.
FORMAT: /ttd <msg> Sends a private message to your defensive target if your defensive target is a player.
FORMAT: /tto <msg> Sends a private message to your offensive target if your offensive target is a player.
FORMAT: /whisper <person> <message> Sends a private message to the person you specified.
FORMAT: /assist or /assist <name> /assist will assist your defensive target /assist <name> will assist the name of the pc you specify
FORMAT: /autoattacktoggle Turns autoattack on or off.
FORMAT: /combatformset <form name> Changes your combat form
FORMAT: /combatreactionactivate <reaction number> Attempt to activate a combat reaction.
FORMAT: /combatstyleset <Offensive|Defensive|Neutral> Sets your combat style
- This prematurely ends your current spellcasting, and can be useful for counter-spell macros.
FORMAT: /craftingaddsecondary When presented with the option, add the secondary ingredient to the crafting process.
FORMAT: /craftingchangetoolbelt For use only during crafting. Populates a window with all your toolbelts for use in changing toolbelts.
FORMAT: /craftingselectaction <number> Execute the crafting action in the crafting actions window that corresponds with number, counting from the left in the UI.
FORMAT: /craftingselectstep <number> Select the step in the recipe that corresponds with the number, starting from the left in the UI.
FORMAT: /recipesdisplay Lists your recipes.
FORMAT: /refineadditem <item keyword> Move an item from your inventory to your refining workbench.
FORMAT: /refinecancel Cancel or end the crafting process.
FORMAT: /refineremoveitem <item keyword> Moves an item from your refining workbench to your inventory.
FORMAT: /refinesetrecipe <recipe name> Set the recipe you want to use in refining.
FORMAT: /refiningrecipeinfo <recipe name> Displays detailed information on a refining recipe
Note that with target-optional emotes, Vanguard will assume you wish perform the emote towards your defensive target, then your offensive target, if nothing is specified.
FORMAT: /bow target Performs bow social for nearby players. Target is optional and can be %to for offensive target and %td for defensive target
FORMAT: /dance target Performs dance social for nearby players. Target is optional and can be %to for offensive target and %td for defensive target
FORMAT: /emote text Sends emote text to all nearby players. Text can contain %to and %td which will be replaces by the name of your offensive or defensive target.
FORMAT: /offer [number] <inv item keyword> Add item(s) from your inventory target to the trade.
FORMAT: /salute target Performs salute social for nearby players. Target is optional and can be %to for offensive target and %td for defensive target
FORMAT: /social socialname target Performs social for nearby players. Target is optional and can be %to for offensive target and %td for defensive target
FORMAT: /wave target Performs wave social for nearby players. Target is optional and can be %to for offensive target and %td for defensive target
FORMAT: /flush Clears the game's caches, causing assets to be reloaded.
FORMAT: /rend Changes the render quality of the game. (Rend 1 through rend 5 are currently supported)
FORMAT: /guilddeclineinvite Declines a guild invite.
FORMAT: /guilddelete Deletes your guild if you are the Guild Leader.
FORMAT: /guilddemote <Player Name>. Demotes a specified player in the guild one rank.
Format: /guildinvite <Player Name>. Invites a player to join your guild. You must be an officer or higher to invite players.
FORMAT: /guildmotd Displays the Message of the Day for your guild.
FORMAT: /guildmotdset <message to display> or <clear> to clear the guild motd. Sets the guild message of the day.
FORMAT: /guildpromote <Player Name>. Promotes a specified player in the guild one rank.
FORMAT: /guildquit Remove you from your current guild.
FORMAT: /guildremove <Player Name>. Removes specified player from the guild.
FORMAT: /combatinv Prints out a list of your combat inventory.
FORMAT: /destroy <item keyword> Destroys an item from your current inventory target (main inventory or currently open container).
FORMAT: /equipment Prints out a list of your equipped items.
FORMAT: /examine <item keyword>, /examine corpse, /examine <item keyword> corpse Take a closer look at an item in your inventory, at a corpse, or at an item on a corpse.
FORMAT: /get <item keyword> <container keyword> OR /get <item keyword> corpse Moves an item from a container to your main inventory or moves an item from a corpse to your main inventory. Coming soon: get all <item keyword> <container keyword>
FORMAT: /inventory Prints out a list of your inventory.
FORMAT: /itemuse <item keyword> Activates a magic item
FORMAT: /look <item keyword>, /look corpse, /look <item keyword> corpse Take a closer look at an item in your inventory, at a corpse, or at an item on a corpse.
FORMAT: /put <item keyword> <container keyword> Put an item from the current inventory target (either main inventory or the currently open container) into the specified container.
FORMAT: /remove <item keyword> Stop wearing or wielding the specified item.
FORMAT: /stack all <item keyword> or /stack <item keyword> <item keyword> If the "all" keyword is specified, tries to combine all items of the type specified by the keyword into one stack. Otherwise combines the two stacks specified.
FORMAT: /unstack <item keyword> <number to split off> Forms a new stack of items from the original.
FORMAT: /wear <item keyword> [equipment slot] If no equipment slot is supplied, tries to equip the specified item to its default equipment location.
FORMAT: /groupacceptinvite If a group invite is pending, accept it.
FORMAT: /groupboot <member name> Kick someone out of the group. Only the group leader may use this command.
FORMAT: /groupcancelinvite Cancel the last group invite sent. Only the group leader may use this command.
FORMAT: /groupdeclineinvite If a group invite is pending, decline it.
FORMAT: /groupdisband Disbands the group. Only the group leader may use this command.
FORMAT: /groupinvite <player name> Invites a player to join your group. If no player name is supplied, attempts to invite your defensive target.
FORMAT: /groupleader <group member name> Promotes a new member as leader of the group. Only the group leader may use this command. If no group member is specified, attempts to use your defensive target.
FORMAT: /groupname <name> Assigns a new name to the group. Only the group leader may use this command.
FORMAT: /grouppromote <group member name> Promotes a new member as leader of the group. Only the group leader may use this command. If no group member is specified, attempts to use your defensive target.
FORMAT: /invite <player name> Invites a player to join your group. If no player name is supplied, attempts to invite your defensive target.
FORMAT: /afk [message] Toggles your "away from keyboard" status. A default message is used if one isn't specified.
FORMAT: /ambientvolume <volume value between 0.0 (off) and 1.0 (full volume)> Allows you to set the volume for ambient sounds (such as the nature sounds like wind, crickets, and birds) in game. "/ambientvolume 0.5" would set the ambient sound volume to 50% of full volume.
- This accepts a pending invitation to join a brotherhood.
- This declines a pending invitation to join a brotherhood.
- This invites your current defensive target, or the named player, to join your brotherhood. This command may only be used by the brotherhood's leader.
- This leaves your current brotherhood. Note that there is a cooldown timer before you may join a brotherhood again.
- This sets the message of the day for your brotherhood, which will be displayed to players upon logging in. This command may only be used by the brotherhood's leader.
- This names your brotherhood, which appears in the brotherhood's statistics. This command may only be used by the brotherhood's leader.
- This sets your note field to the requested string.
- This promotes the specified player or your defensive target to leader of your brotherhood. This command may only be used by the brotherhood's current leader.
- This removes your defensive target or the specified player from your brotherhood. They will not be able to rejoin a brotherhood until a cooldown timer has expired.
- This shows all relevant information about your brotherhood and its members in the chat window.
- This opens the interface to report a bug.
FORMAT: /callpcaccept Accepts an incoming Call of Hero spell being cast on you.
FORMAT: /callpcdecline Declines an incoming Call of Hero spell being cast on you.
- This begins the process of logging you out to the character selection screen.
FORMAT: /chatconnect Attempts to reconnect you to the chat server.
- This clears your offensive and defensive targets.
FORMAT: /combattext Toggles the display of combat-related text appearing overhead.
FORMAT: /consent <player's first name> Add a player to the list of people who can drag your tombstone.
FORMAT: /corpsedrag Moves target tombstone to your location.
FORMAT: /craftinghintsenable Enable one-time hints for crafting events.
FORMAT: /cyclewieldpreference /cyclewieldpreference will cycle through your wield preferences. Your current options may be limited by what you are currently doing. The full list of options, in order, is: melee sheathed, ranged sheathed, melee unsheathed, ranged unsheathed.
FORMAT: /help [command name] To get help on a specific command, type "/help" followed by the name of the command (e.g. "/help /smile" or "/help smile"). Type "/listcommands" to see a list of available commands.
FORMAT: /hintsenable Enable one-time hints for gameplay events.
FORMAT: /hintsreset Reset the hints popups.
FORMAT: /lfg [adv/harv/any] [message] Changes your "Looking for Group" status. If the type parameter is not provided, you'll be set as looking for an adventuring group.
FORMAT: /lfm [min level] [max level] [class abbreviations] [message] Sets your group as "Looking For More" players of the provided criteria. All parameters are optional, and can be provided in any order, except for "message" which must come last. Example queries: /lfm war pal 30 35 Spider Caves - Looking for Warriors and Paladins between levels 30 and 35 for Spider Caves. /lfm 20 30 - Looking for any classes between levels 20 and 30. /lfm 50 bmg Good healers only! - Looking for a level 50 Blood Mage. /lfm Forming a Spider Caves group! - Looking for any players of any level for Spider Caves. /lfm - Opens the LFM window. /lfm off - Turns off LFM for your group.
FORMAT: /listcommands [category] Displays a list of commands of the provided category that you can use. Valid categories: abilities, assembly, bank, chat, combat, combatui, crafting, emote, graphics, group, guild, harvesting, inventory, loot, merchant, misc, movement, parlay, psionics, quests, recipetrainer, statistics, taskmaster, time, trade, trainer, traveljournal, ui
FORMAT: /log <window> Actively logs a chat window. Using this command repeatedly acts as a toggle. The logfile is automatically generated with a time and date stamp in the name.
/login FORMAT: /login <login name> <password> [Server IP] Logs you into the WorldServer, defaults to testserver.sgo if no IP is supplied.
FORMAT: /musicvolume <volume value between 0.0 (off) and 1.0 (full volume)> Allows you to set the volume for music in game. "/musicvolume 0.5" would set the music volume to 50% of full volume.
- This toggles the display of names over players' and NPC's heads.
FORMAT: /newchatwindow <window name> /newchatwindow will create a new chat window with the specified name, as long as a window with that name does not already exist.
FORMAT: /nickname <nickname> <fullname> Adds a nickname for a player's full name which can then be used for commands that require you to type a player's name, such as /tell, /assist, etc... Do not use quotes around the fullname. Example: "/nickname am Aradune Mithara" would allow you to "/tell am Hello!" which would send a tell to the player named Aradune Mithara.
FORMAT: /pet <pet command> Gives commands to your pet. Available pet commands: summon (summons a pet) follow (make the pet follow you) stay (make the pet stay where it is) dismiss (releases/unsummons your pet) backoff (stops attacking) assistme (order pet to assist you in combat, after you attacked a target first)
- This opens the petitioning interface.
- This command allows you to name your pet. Note: Only permanent (Necromancer) pets may be named.
- This shows the amount of time you have played your current character in the chat window.
- This immediately closes Vanguard. Note: Your character will remain in the game world for 20 seconds.
FORMAT: /select <character name> [Chunk X] [Chunk Y] Selects a character to play, and if the optional chunk x and y are given, it moves the character to that chunk.
FORMAT: /setallchatfilters <on/off> <chat window> /setallchatfilters will set all the chat filters to on or off for the window you specify. A chat filter that is "on" is one that is blocking messages.
FORMAT: /setwieldpreference <preference #> /setwieldpreference allows you to set your current wield preference directly. 0 = Melee Sheathed 1 = Ranged Sheatehd 2 = Melee Unsheathed 3 = Ranged Unsheathed
FORMAT: /showfactionbyname <faction name> Retrieves detailed information about a faction that you have modified by your actions in the world.
FORMAT: /showfactions [pagenum] Shows the factions that you have modified based on your actions in the world. If there are more than 100 factions, this is split into "pages" and you must select which page you want to see.
FORMAT: /targetdefensive <name> This will set your defenseive target to the name provided
/targetgroupmember FORMAT: /targetgroupmember <member num> Tries to set a group member as your defensive target. Note: you are group member 1, group member 2 is the first member, etc
FORMAT: /targetnextcorpse Cycle your offensive target to the next nearest corpse if possible.
FORMAT: /targetnextnode Cycle your offensive target to the next nearest harvesting node if possible.
FORMAT: /targetnextpcdefensive Cycle your defensive target to the next nearest PC if possible.
FORMAT: /titleset <title> Attempts to set your current title if the supplied title is valid.
FORMAT: /togglechatfilter <filter> <chat window> /togglechatfilter will toggle the chat filter you specify in the window you specify. List of chat filters and ids: Default = 0, Error = 1, MOTD = 2, Say = 3, Shout = 4, Emote = 5, YellForHelp = 6, NPCSay = 7, Group = 8, Raid = 9, Guild = 10, Tell = 11, OOC = 12, Auction = 13, ExpReward = 14, Death = 15, Pet = 16, SkillChange = 17, AttributeChange = 18, HarmfulAbilityStart = 19, HarmfulAbilityActivate = 20, HarmfulAbilitySuccess = 21, HarmfulAbilityFail = 22, BeneficialAbilityStart = 23, BeneficialAbilityActivate = 24, BeneficialAbilitySuccess = 25, BeneficialAbilityFail = 26, HarmfulAbilityIncomingStart = 27, HarmfulAbilityIncomingActivate = 28, HarmfulAbilityIncomingSuccess = 29, HarmfulAbilityIncomingFail = 30, BeneficialAbilityIncomingStart = 31, BeneficialAbilityIncomingActivate = 32, BeneficialAbilityIncomingSuccess = 33, BeneficialAbilityIncomingFail = 34, HarmfulAbilityOtherStart = 35, HarmfulAbilityOtherActivate = 36, HarmfulAbilityOtherSuccess = 37, HarmfulAbilityOtherFail = 38, BeneficialAbilityOtherStart = 39, BeneficialAbilityOtherActivate = 40, BeneficialAbilityOtherSuccess = 41, BeneficialAbilityOtherFail = 42, Loot = 43, Broadcast = 44, Who = 45, Faction = 46, CommandResults = 47, Consider = 48, Debug = 49, ChatChannel = 50, Weakness = 51, Parlay = 52, Ambient = 53, Rune = 54, AutoAttack = 55, Consent = 56,
FORMAT: /togglemytitle Turn your title display on or off.
FORMAT: /toggletitles Turns the display of others' titles on and off.
FORMAT: /torch Toggles your standard torch on or off.
FORMAT: /torch2 Toggles your magical (brighter) torch on or off.
FORMAT: /versioninformation Prints out information on your software version.
FORMAT: /who [parameters] Displays a list of online players based on the search parameters provided. Valid parameters (optional and valid in any order): "all" - Returns players in the whole world. If this parameter is not specified, only players in your zone will be displayed. "count" - Returns a count rather than a detailed list. "guild" - Returns only players in your guild. "lfg" - Returns only players who are looking for a group. If "adv" or "harv" parameter is provided after "lfg," the search will be narrowed further to that specific sphere. "lfm" - Returns only group leaders who are seeking a groupmate of your status. Class (e.g. "Warrior") - Returns only players of the provided class. Level (e.g. "22") - Returns only players of the provided level. Alternatively, provide 2 numbers in a row (e.g. "22 23") to search for players within a level range. Crafting Trade (e.g. "Blacksmith") - Returns only players of the provided crafting trade. Any remaining text will be used as a name/guild query. Use double-quotes to specify a multi-word search. Example queries: /who all "Blood Mage" - Returns all Blood Mages. /who all Warrior 44 46 - Returns all Warriors between levels 44 and 46. /who guild lfg adv - Returns all guildmates in the current zone who are looking for an adventuring group. /who all Morb 25 35 - Returns any players between levels 25 and 35 whose name or guild name contains "Morb" /who all Outfitter - Returns all Outfitters.
FORMAT: /wounds Displays your wound status to the console.
- This command allows you to automatically attempt to follow your defensive target, or a target by the specified name (must be a player).
- This will allow your character to run, whether mounted or on foot.
FORMAT: /stuck This command displays the un-stuck warning. To be teleported to the nearest safe point, you must type "/stuck yes"
- This will allow you to move at a walking pace, whether you are mounted or on foot.
FORMAT: /citystatus This gives you information about the civic diplomacy stats in your area. There is a delay between city events and city status having the updated values.
FORMAT: /parleyassess If a npc is in your target and it has diplomacy options, a window with will open to choose any possible option.
(nearly works like hailing a npc)
FORMAT: /parleycontinue Can be used to end a parley instead of pushing the complete button after you won/lost.
FORMAT: /parleylisten Pass your current parley turn.
FORMAT: /parleyplay 0 Put the card on position 0 (it's the top left one of your deck) into the parley window.
FORMAT: /parleyspeak Play selected parley statement.
FORMAT: /deletequest <quest journal entry number> Removes a quest journal entry from your current set.
FORMAT: /skillmovementset <skill name> <neg|pos|locked> Sets the movement direction of a skill (gain, atrophy, or locked)
- This displays both the current real and game-world time.
FORMAT: /coinadd <amount> Adds coin to your trade offer.
FORMAT: /coinremove <amount> Removes coin from your trade offer.
FORMAT: /offer [number] <inv item keyword> Add item(s) from your inventory target to the trade.
FORMAT: /offerremove [number] <offer item keyword> Remove item(s) from your trade offer.
FORMAT: /trade <player name> Invites a player to trade with you.
FORMAT: /trainability <ability name> Attempt to learn the specified ability from a class trainer.
FORMAT: /traveldirections <travel journal entry number> Gives directions to a travel journal location.
FORMAT: /map Displays a map of the world centered on your location.
FORMAT: /reloadui Reloads all XML files and restarts the UI with the new data.
FORMAT: /toggleui /toggleui will toggle the user interface on and off. Note, to turn it back on while it is off you must enter this command again while your user interface is hidden.
- The default key binding for this is F10, which is decidedly easier than typing the command while your chat window is invisible.
FORMAT: /uidrawscale <number> Sets the overall UI scale. /uidrawscale <float> - 1 = screen resolution, warning: 0.5 is very small, 1.5 is very big.
FORMAT: /uifontscale <number> Scales the fonts for all windows to the size specified.
FORMAT: /uiload <filename> Loads your UI configuration from the xml file specified.
FORMAT: /uiloadhotkeys <filename> Loads your hot-key configurations from the xml file specified.
FORMAT: /uilock Locks your UI windows in place so they can't be moved.
FORMAT: /uisave <filename> Saves your UI configuration to the xml file specified.
FORMAT: /uisavehotkeys <filename> Saves your hot-key configurations to the xml file specified.
FORMAT: /uiscaleall <number> Scales the user interface and fonts to the size specified.
FORMAT: /uiwinfontscale <number> Scales the fonts of the current window (the one your mouse is over) to the size specified.
FORMAT: /uiwinscale <number> Scales the user interface windows to the size specified.