Glossary of Terms

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The following is a Glossary of Terms used in The Alchemist Code or commonly by players of the game.

Glossary[edit | edit source]

  • TAC: (The Alchemist Code) The name of the game
  • JM/JM'd/JMed: (Job Mastery/Mastered) Getting a unit's job to Level 11 with all equipment on. This is what gives said unit a passive buff on certain stats, (varies depending on the job) That is carried over regardless of equipped job.
  • J2: The 2nd job of a character
  • J3: The 3rd job of a character
  • J+: Job Upgrades for specific characters
  • JE: Job Enhancement (see Job Upgrades for more details)
  • JC: Job Change (used to refer to both J+ and JE)
  • LV/Lv/lv: (level) the level of a unit, can be increased by battling or using apples.
  • MP/Mp: (Multi-Player)
  • HB: (Holy Brawler) Holy Brawler Holy Brawler
  • MA: (Martial Artist or Master Ability depending on the context)
  • DC: (Dragon Cavalier or Dark Cavalier depending on the context)
  • SM: (Shrine Maiden)
  • Whale: A player who spends a large amount of money on the game
  • Dolphin: A player who spends a medium amount of money on the game
  • Minnow: A player who spends a small amount of money on the game
  • F2P: (Free to Play) A player who does not spend money on the game
  • Waifu: A fictional character from non-live-action visual media (typically an anime, manga, or video game) that one is attracted to and considers a significant other
  • CC: (Crowd Control) Any type of de-buff applied to a unit which restricts their abilities (such as silence, slow or petrify)
  • CT: (Charge Time)  Charge time is used to determine when the unit will get their turn
  • OC: (Overclock) A chronomancer ability which grants the target 1000 CT, allowing them to take an instant turn but keeping their previous CT for the following turn
  • Gacha: Refers to the loot box mechanism used in games like TAC to allow for rewards to be obtained via chance by spending in-game currency, with the option of exchanging real world money for additional in-game currency. See Wikipedia's section on gacha games for more details.
  • SSM: (Sacred Stone Memories) A limited event that has several chapters and returns frequently to the game with new chapters.
  • Limited: A classification for units that don't have Hard Quests making it hard to obtain shards for them(Balt,Mielikki,Eve,etc.)
  • WA: (Weapon Ability) An ability granted to a unit by Gear, can be character specific.
  • HQ: (Hard Quest) A hard version of a story quest that can be used to farm character shards for a specific unit.
  • Veil: Any ability that prevents status effects (such as merchant poison pill or professor vaccine)
  • GLEX: Refers to global exclusive content such as Magni Historia. Technically this content is actually global original as it may later be available elsewhere, but many use this term to describe it.