Abbreviation Meaning
D/Drag (weapon/armour name) Dragon. Applies to all dragon items:
Da, Duely Duel Arena, Ring of dueling
Dag, Dagg, Daggy Dagannoth, dagger
Dbones/D bones Dragon bones
DC/Dced/Dc'd Disconnected
DD Dragon dagger, death dot (see below), dragon defender (more commonly known as ddef)
DD+, DDP+ Dragon dagger extra poisoned—sometimes mistakenly used instead of DDP++.
DDH Death dot heal
DDP Dragon dagger poisoned
DDS, DDP++ Dragon dagger (p++)
Death dot, DD A multicombat player killing tactic where a number of players stand on the same square, making them appear as one player on the minimap.
Def Defence, Defender
Def noob, Defence noob Insult directed towards players with high Defence or players who wear armour (particularly in free-to-play worlds where dealing damage through armour is much more difficult than it is in pay-to-play worlds). Usually used in the context of PvP.
Def tank, Defence tank Player with a Defence level of upwards of 90 or higher. Usually a player who is not pure and has Defence as one of their highest combat skills. See tanking.
Dfs Dragonfire shield. Sometimes erroneously used for Anti-dragon shield.
DGN Dragon-Granite noob. A pejorative term used to describe one who wears a dragon med helm, granite body, and dragon platelegs or a skirt, partly because they are commonly worn by combat bots.
Dh Dharok's
Dh axe Dharok's Greataxe
Dhide, D hide, D'hide Dragonhide
Dharok'ing, Dh'ing Getting one's Hitpoints as low as possible while in full Dharok's to maximise damage inflicted in battle. Often accompanied with protection prayers.
Diy Do it yourself
DK Dorgesh-Kaan, Dagannoth Kings
DL Darklight, download(ing)
DM Deathmatch
Dmg Damage
Dp Drop party, drop potential, death potential, door partner (to get past the doors in the Waterbirth Island Dungeon), Death Plateau
DPS Damage per Second (amount of damage dealt over time)
Drag Dragon, either the type of armour or the monster
DS Dragon spear, Double shot (mainly used in reference to the dark bow and magic shortbow), dragon scimitar
DT Desert Treasure
Dusties, Dusts Dust devils
Dwf Dark Warriors' Fortress