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After creating your character and logging in to the game, you'll see the screen with different interface elements.

Main Interface Elements

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Interface element Image Description
1. Status Window
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Here you can find the following: character level, HP, MP, CP etc. Click the status window to target your character.
2. Buff/Debuff Information
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Here you can find the icons of buffs/debuffs your character has. Point your mouse at each icon to see the description of each effect and its remaining time. Some effects can be turned off by pressing Alt + and left-clicking the icon.
3. Target Window
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Here you can see your target's name, its HP and additional info. You can cancel targeting by pressing Esc.
4. Radar Window
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Here you can find the map, you character's location and direction and the location of the target.
5. Chat Window
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This is the chat window. Here you can find several customizable tabs. The chat window can be divided into system and general chat. Some tabs can be moved to any place of the screen.
6. Shortcut Pane
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Used to quick access to skills, items and macros. You can add or remove items from this pane by dragging and dropping.
7. Menu Window
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Here you can find buttons to open your character window, inventory, map, skills, clan and system menu.
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This element is used to inform players about different game evens, such as start of the quest, new mail, new available skills etc.
9. System Pane
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Here you can find additional info. .

1. Status Window

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Element Description
Level Current Character Level. Max character level is 85.
Character Name Character Name
CP The amount of Combat Points (CP). Used during PvP. CP points are deducted first, then HP. CP can be restored with herbs and skills.
HP The amount of health points. When it equals 0, a character dies.
MP The amount of mana. Mana is spent when a character uses skills.
Changing window size Use to stretch the window horizontally.

2. Buff/Debuff Window

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Element Description
Buffs Displays buffs. At the beginning, the max. amount of buffs is 20. If you learn and develop the Divine Inspiration skill, it can be increased up to 22. You can cancel an effect by clicking it with the Alt key pressed. If there are more buffs that available slots, then the new buffs will replace the old ones.
Toggle Skills There's no max amount of toggle skills. The icons of toggle skills are displayed after the icons of buffs.
Songs/Dances Such effects as songs/dances are displayed. Max 12.
Debuffs The debuffs cast upon your character. Max 12. If there are more debuffs that available slots, then the new debuffs will replace the old ones.
Penalty The penalties your character has. For example, death penalty or exceeding the weight limit.

3. Target Window

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Element Description
Target/Mob's name By the colour of the mob's name, you can approximately tell its level. See the Battle article for more information.
Target HP and MP Target HP and MP MP is displayed only if you've targeted a player.
Additional Info
Showing/hiding additional info about the target.
Additional Info. For players, their clan and alliance are shown; for mobs and NPCs - their skills. Hover your mouse on the icon to read the description.
Cancels target. Used to cancel the current target. Just like Esc.
Changing window size

The target window can be enlarged horizontally.

4. Radar window

You can move the mini-cap wherever you like. Hover your mouse over the upper part of the mini-map and press left mouse button.

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Element Description
1. Current location

Current location; available only if you hover over the location status icon.

2. Location status icon Shows the name of the current location and the area status. There are 4 different kinds of area status.
3. Changing the size of mini map Press left mouse button at the corner of the mini map to change its size.
4. Mini map menu Allows you to change radar settings.
5. Mini-map zooming in/out scale. Appears when you hover your mouse over the mini map. Lets you zoom in/out the map. You can't zoom in/out the map of a town or a village.

Mini map menu

Element Description
Окно радара - кнопка1 - классика.jpg Transparent radar Mini map transparency on-off.
Окно радара - кнопка2 - классика.jpg Show monsters Mobs display on the mini map - on/off. Mobs are displayed as red points only in the radar circle.
Окно радара - кнопка3 - классика.jpg Show party members Show party members - on/off. Party members are displayed as red points only in the radar circle.
Окно радара - кнопка4 - классика.jpg Fixed Radar Fixed mini-map on/off. Fixed mini map is fixed by the cardinal directions. Not fixed mini map turns the way the upper part is the direction of the camera.
Окно радара - кнопка5 - классика.jpg Going back to your flag Free teleport function (items to use the system are not available now).

Location status

Location status Description
Radar Window - Location Status1 - classic.jpg Peaceful zone The status and the "Location status" icon are shown blue.
Radar Window - Location Status2 - classic.jpg General field The status and the "Location status" icon are shown white.
Radar Window - Location Status3 - classic.jpg Altered zone The status and the "Location status" icon are shown orange.
Radar Window - Location Status4 - classic.jpg PvP zone The status and the "Location status" icon are shown red.

5. Chat window

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Element Description
Chat window Systems messages and messages from players and NPCs are displayed.
Chat tabs The Chat window has 5 tabs: General, Trade, Party, Clan, Alliance. Each chat tab can be used separately. Chat tabs can be moved from the chat window to any place on the screen.
Input line You can type messages and chat commands here.
Resize button You can press LMB and resize the chat window.
Font resize button. Here you can resize the font in chat window.
Chat settings button Here you can change the settings of the current chat tab.

Text colour Prefix Description
Main Chat No prefix Can be seen by other players within a short distance.
Shout ! Can be seen by other players within a long distance.
Clan Chat @ Can be seen by clan members only. Not available if your character doesn't belong to a clan.
Alliance Chat @ Can be seen by alliance members only. Not available if your character doesn't belong to an alliance.
Party Chat @ Can be seen by party members only. Not available if your character doesn't belong to a party.
Trade Chat ! Can be seen by other players within a long distance.
Hero Voice @ Can be seen by party members only. Available to Heroes only.
Whisper " a personal message to a different character. To create a private message, write "Character_name message. Such messages can be seen by the sender and the recipient only.
World Chat & The message can be seen by all characters on the server. You can sent 10 messages per day, a message can be sent once in 5 minutes. Counter is reset daily at 7.00 a.m.
System message No prefix System messages or warnings on the game screen.
Announcements No prefix Messages from game admins.
Getting an item No prefix Shown when your character gets an item.
Command Channel ` Only CC leader can send such messages, common Cc members cannot send them.

6. Shortcut bar

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  1. Adding / closing additional shortcut bars. By default, only one shortcut bar is displayed. When you press this button, you add the second, then the third and the fourth, and the fifth bars, when you press it for the fourth time, the 3 additional bars will be closed. [Alt + E]
  2. The number of a shortcut bar.. There are 20 bars in total, you can use 5 of them at the same time. To toggle to the bar you need, use the switches.
    1. Shortcut tooltip on/off - when you hover your mouse on any bar slot, you'll see only the name of the skill/item or its detailed description.
    2. 'Arrange horizontal/vertical - horizontal/vertical display of the bars.
    3. Slot lock/Cancel.
  3. Soulshots and Spiritshots The soulshots and the spiritshots from your inventory are displayed here. See Soulshots and Spiritshots for more info.

7.Menu window

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Element Description
Character window [Alt + T]
Character's inventory [Alt + V]
Action window [Alt + C].
Skills window [Alt + K].
Quests [Alt + U].
Clan window [Alt + N].
Map [Alt + M].
System Menu [Alt + X].

1. Character window [Alt + T]

Here you can find about your character's main characteristics.

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1. Character's basic characteristics
P. Atk. The power of your character's physical attack.
M. Atk. The power of your character's magical attack.
P. Def. The value of defence against physical attacks.
M. Def. The value of defence against magical attacks.
P. Accuracy P. Accuracy affects your accuracy for physical attacks
M. Accuracy M. Accuracy affects your accuracy for magical attacks
P. Evasion P. Evasion affects your ability to evade from P. attacks.
M. Evasion M. Evasion affects your ability to evade from M. attacks.
P. Crit. Atk. Chance to deliver a critical blow for physical attacks.
M. Crit. Atk. Chance to deliver a critical blow for magical attacks.
Atk Speed The speed of P. Atk of your character.
Speed of Magical skills usage.
Speed Speed of your character's movement.

2. Character's stats
Char. Impact
STR P. Atk.
DEX Atk. Speed, P. Accuracy, P. Evasion, P. Critical Rate.
 !CON Max. HP/CP; HP/CP recovery speed, weight limit, lung capacity, Shield Defense Rate.
INT M. Atk.
WIT Casting Speed, M. Accuracy / M. Evasion, M. Crit. Rate, Magic Resistance.
MEN M. Def., Max. MP and MP restoration speed, M. cancel rate.

The stats of a character can be changed with Tattoo and/or equipment.

3. Communication
Karma For killing defenceless characters a character gets negative karma points, the the character's status is changed into PK (Player Killer), its nickname is displayed in dark red colour (too little karma) or in bright red colour (much karma). The more negative karma, the longer a character stays in PK status. Karma points are increased when killing mobs or when losing XP at death.
PvP / PK Counter of PvP battles and counter of killing defenceless characters.
Recommendations Unavailable at the moment.
Raid Points The points given for defeating raid bosses.

2. Inventory [Alt + V]

In the inventory window you can see the items equipped and the content of its "bag". Double-click an item to equip it or to use it (if it's possible). There are 80 slots in the inventory (100 for dwarves).

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  1. Headgear and a switch to turn on/off headgear.
  2. Helmets
  3. Gloves
  4. Upper armor
  5. Boots
  6. Cloak
  7. Lower armor
  8. Belt
  9. Weapon
  10. Shield or two-handed weapon
  11. Agathion bracelet
  12. Tattoo
  13. Necklace
  14. Earrings (2 slots)
  15. Pendant
  16. Rings (2 slots)
  17. Talisman bracelet
You can get more info about equipment in the Items article.

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  1. Current amount of items in the inventory / Max amount of items in the inventory.
  2. A button to enlarge the inventory window.
  3. Tabs for main inventory.
    • All - full list.
    • Equip. - equipment (armor, weapon).
    • Supplies - list of supplies and other items (like soulshots, spiritshots, teleport scrolls).
    • Crafting - crafting materials (recipes, resources, key ingredients).
    • Misc. - other items.
  4. Quest inventory tab.
  5. Inventory Auto Arrange.
  6. The button to open the interface of automatic adena distribution inside the group/command channel.
  7. Combination menu button.
  8. Crystallization - only for dwarves.
  9. The amount of Adena your character possesses.
  10. Weight of the items in the inventory.
  11. Recycle bin - destroying items (for dwarves the items will be crystallized, if it's possible).

Weight of the items you carry
For each character, there's a max weight limit to carry. Depending on its value, this icon show the percentage ratio of the weight of the items in the inventory. When it's more than 50% exceeded, you characters get a penalty. Adena doesn't have any weight.Penalties: Adena doesn't have any weight.
  • Перевес Ур.1.jpg Weight is exceeded by 50% or more - the speed of HP and MP restoration is decreased by 50%.
  • Перевес Ур.2.jpg Weight is exceeded by 66,6% or more - your character's movement speed is decreased by 50%.
  • Перевес Ур.3.jpg Weight is exceeded by 80% or more - your character's movement speed is decreased by 75%, all quests are put on hold.
  • Перевес Ур.4.jpg Weight is exceeded by 100% or more - your character can't move, all quests are put on hold.

3. Action window [Alt + C]

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Here you can find your character's actions and social skills. You can drag and drop them to the pane. The list of actions available depends on your character's race/class transfer, on the summoned mount, or whether your character is in a transformation state or flies on a ship. The list of actions is also limited when your character takes part in the Olympiad.

4. Skill window [Alt + K]

Info about available skills and learning skills.

You can get more info about the skill window in the Skills article.

5. Quest log [Alt + U]

The list of quests you character currently has. The description of the current quest step, the actions to be taken and the reward.

You can get more info about quests in the Quests article.

6. Clan window [Alt + N]

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If your character joins a clan or creates it, the clan window becomes available. Some actions are available without joining a clan.

Member Info Opens the window to see the info about a clan member, when the options of invitation to a party are available, where you can change the clan member's title, rank, privileges or just dismiss them.
Privileges Here you can view the info about a character's privileges in clan.
Community Open game forum.
Clan Info Viewing info about clan structure, its rating, reputation and skills.
Penalty The penalties you clan currently has because of leaving its alliance, dismissing a member or the clan/
Leave Press the button the leave the clan.
War Info Info about wars your clan is currently in.
Declare War Enter the name of the clan you want to declare war to. If that clan doesn't accept war, it will be one-sided. If that clan does accept war, it will be two-sided. In case of two-sided war, a character loses 1/4 of the usual XP amount when it dies.
End War Enter the name of the clan you want to stop the war with. To stop the war, all clan members should be in peaceful state.
Invite Press to invite the target character to your clan. Before confirming, choose the subdivision of the clan (guards, main clan, academy), for the invited player.
Edit Crest Window to set your clan's crest (16*12, 256 colours, BMP) and clan mark (64*64, 256 colours, BMP).

You can get more info about clan management in the Clan article.

7. Map [Alt + M]

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The map shows you character's and its party members current location. If your character is currently in a township, the map of the township is displayed. If your character is outside any townships, you may use the (+) button near any township name to open the township map. Use the map to get the world info. When you press the "Info" button, you may learn about hunting zones, castle owners, taxes, castle sieges date, location of raid bosses and many other things.

The World Info tab includes such tabs as "Recommended Tip" and "Region Info". The "Region Info" tab lets you know about the castles,and hunting zones. When you choose the necessary action, the place you're looking for is displayed on the world map.

The "Recommended Tip" tab lets you know about hunting zones and raids recommended for your level. When you choose the necessary action, the place you're looking for is displayed on the world map.

  • When you hover your mouse on a castle, you can see the info about the ownership and the owner (if any), the time of the next siege, and the info about taxes.
  • When you hover your mouse on a hunting zone or a township, you can see the additional info in a tip.
  • The places where Raid Bosses apeear are marked with special symbols on the map. The icons of raid bosses are brighter when they are available.

8. System Menu [Alt + X]

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Private Store Use this option to open your own private store. Hover your mouse and choose from the list whether you want to sell, purchase, sell as batch or find a private store by name.
Mailbox Use the mailbox to send mail to other characters.
Clan Entry Use this option to open the clan search window.
Party Use this option to open the party search window.
Friend Manager Open this window to see your in-game connections, such as friends, players ignored by you and your mentees.
Community Access to Game Board.
Additional Functions Use this submenu to open instant zone status window, to record a video or to replay it.
Service Hover your mouse to choose an option. Help or Website.
Shortcut Opens the window with key settings and its functions.
Macro Create macros to make your gameplay more comfortable and to make your routine operations much easier.
Options Opens the options window.
Restart Opens the screen when you can choose a character.
Exit Game Exit to Desktop.

See also:

8.Notification window

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|This element is used to inform players about different game events, such as start of the quest, new mail, new available skills etc. Located in the lower right corner of the screen.

- notification about new message.

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- notification about clan search.

- notification about the quest, available when you've got a new level.

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- notification about the daily missions available.

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- a new skill is available.

- notification about the quest you've accepted.

9. System line

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Here you can find the following info:

  • The amount of the unread messages. Click the element to open your mailbox.
  • The amount of clan members online. Click the element to open your clan info or clan search window.
  • Status of party search mode. Click the element to open party search window.
  • The amount of XP you've gained. As long as your characters get 100%, it will be moved to the next level.
  • The amount of Adena. Click this item to display/hide this info.
  • The amount of the occupied slots in your inventory/total amount.


To open most popular windows, there are shortcuts.

Shortcut Purpose
[F1 ~ F12] Calling the corresponding skill/macro from the bar.
Enter Chatting input (only if you've turned the Enter Chat option on).
Esc Cancels the current target. Cancel casting spell.
Home Switches the camera to default view.
End Turnes the camera forward and backward.
PageUp / PageDown Changes the distance before the camera.
Ctrl + attack Forceful attack on NPCs or other characters.
Alt + [F1 ~ F10] Switching between the shortcut sets of the first pane.
Alt + Enter Switch between fullscreen/window mode.
Alt + T Opens the character window.
Alt + K Opens the skill window.
Alt + C Opens the action window.
Alt + N Opens the clan window.
Alt + U Opens quest log
Alt + V Opens the inventory.
Alt + M Opens the map window.
Alt + B Open game forum.
Alt + X Opens the menu.
Alt + R Opens the macros window.
Alt + H Hiding the interface elements.
Alt + P Switching to min video settings.
Alt + J Opens chat window.
Alt + F Hide/show the party window.
Alt + Y Run the embedded MSN messenger or chat with friends.
Alt +. Turn off audio.
Alt + L Reset interface.

Interface - Related Pages
Basics: Lineage II LoreGetting StartedGame InterfaceHow to Make a Game VideoGame BoardMail SystemCharacter's Stats
Game: BattleSkillsPartyServitorsPetsMacrosPvPDeath PenaltyTattooDyes