Guild Wars 2: All Chat Commands

This is just a simple guide that has all the chat commands and what they do, listed from the Guild Wars 2 wiki.
Basic Chat
Seen by
All players nearby your character. (Appears to be 2000 weapon range)
Active guild
G1 to G5
Guild 1 to Guild 5.
Current party or subgroup if in a squad.
Active squad.
Active team (PvP, WvW, and Daily Activities only.)
All players in your current Zone or City.
Sends private message.
Sends private message to tde last person who whispered you.


  • Begins message.
  • Sends pending message.
Defaults to current channel.
Begins squad broadcast message.
  • Moves focus to the squad broadcast box.
  • [Enter] is used to send the message.
Cycles through chat tabs.
When chat panel is active.
[Shift] + [left-click]
Creates a link to selected:
  • item
  • skill
  • waypoint
  • point of interest
[Control] + [left-click]
Instantly sends a link to selected:
  • item
  • skill
  • waypoint
  • point of interest
What the Command does
/friend [name]
add a player to your contact list.
/unfriend [name]
remove player from your contact list.
prevent a player from contacting you in any way.
remove a player from your block list.
toggle presence status between “Looking for Group” and “Online”, and opens the Looking for Group panel.
Invites playername to current represented guild.
What the Command does
/invite [name]
invite a player to join your party.
/join [name]
request to join a player’s party.
leave your current party.
/kick [name]
vote to kick party member (requires a majority vote).
Kill yourself. Can only be used in raids, strikes, fractals, and Super Adventure Box. Allows squads or parties to concede defeat faster.
/squadjoin [commander_name]
/sqjoin [commander_name]
join a commander’s squad.
leave your current squad.
invite to squad
enable or disable a mentor tag.
Commanders only
What the Command does
displays the supply carried by each member of your squad.
displays the supply carried by players near you.
What the Command does

displays the amount of time you have played Guild Wars 2, in the following format:

  • “You have played this character for <x> hours <y> minutes over the past <z> days.”
  • “Across all characters, you have played for <X> hours <Y> minutes over the past <Z> days.”
drop a banner that will display your current PvP Rank, e.g. if you ranked rabbit it will show a rabbit on the banner and some hopping above.
/rank <1-80>
drop a banner of a specific PvP Rank, no higher than your current rank.
displays the number of times your character has died, “You have died <x> time(s).”
displays the IP address of the server.
opens the support panel.
teleports the player to a nearest walkable point (it gets canceled if the player moves, gets into combat, or does any other action within 30 seconds after using this command, and has a cool-down of 2 minutes. Once moved back to spawn, the /stuck command has a cool-down of 10 minutes). Only works while inside instances, it will tell players to use a nearest waypoint when used on maps. The location is also reported to the developers. Using /stuck also works in PvP maps; the character will be killed after 30 seconds to allow revival at the starting base.
shows the current Tyrian Time.
displays a list of available Emotes.
opens your default web browser to wiki’s home page.
/wiki <keyword>
opens your browser to the wiki article named “keyword”; if no article exists, searches the wiki for “keyword” and displays relevant articles.
/wiki [chat link]

opens the browser to a search of up to 10 chat links (any links past 10 will be ignored). Chat links that have a an associated wiki page will have it linked in those search results.

  • Chat links can be added to the chat textbox by shift+clicking the corresponding object, this allows editing the line before sending it. In contrast, ctrl+click instantly sends the in chat as a message, so that method will not work along the /wiki command.
  • At this point it is possible to link waypoints, points of interest, items, skills, traits, effects, wardrobe entries, outfits and recipes learned.
/wiki DE: <keyword>
/wiki ES: <keyword>
/wiki FR: <keyword>
This will search the other language wikis for the matching keywords. Chat links also work.
/wiki GWW: <keyword>
This will search on the Guild Wars wiki for the matching keywords.
Chat message
Target someone
{character} beckons.
{character} bows.
{character} cheers.
{character} cowers.
{character} crosses their arms.
{character} is crying.
{character} is busting out some moves, some sweet dance moves.
{character} is upset.
{character} does the Gear Grind.
{character} kneels.
{character} laughs.
{character} disagrees.
{character} shows paper.
{character} shows rock.
{character} shows scissors.
{character} is probably dead.
{character} points.
{character} ponders.
{character} is rocking out!
{character} is sad.
{character} salutes.
{character} is shivering.
{character} is shivering.
{character} shrugs.
{character} does the Inventory Shuffle.
{character} sits.
{character} goes to sleep.
{character} does the Dodge Step.
{character} is stretching.
{character} is surprised.
{character} is talking.
{character} is grateful.
{character} is threatening.
{character} waves.
{character} agrees.

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