Configuring Controls and UI

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Now that you have the game installed, the next step is learning how to get around the game!

Game Interface

Note: Game interface shown at smallest resolution for greatest detail

  • 1. Character Portrait ~ Displays character portrait, level, and class
  • 2. Character Status ~ Displays character name, health, mana, and Charge points
  • 3. Character In-Game Display ~ Information displayed above character: Guild, Title, Name, and Health (all players can see Guild, Title, and Name)
  • 4. Minimap ~ The minimap shows nearby NPCs as well as the name of the current map. Also on the minimap interface, you can find the Battleground button, Events noticeboard shortcut, Mail notification icon, and Worldmap shortcut. Current player coordinates are displayed underneath the minimap
  • 5. Chat Interface ~ You can access different chat channels by hovering over the chat panel, or using keyboard shortcuts (listed below)
    • Customizing Chat Filters ~ Hover over the chat panel to bring up the Chat Tabs. Right click a tab: you can then change the tab name and change what types of chat appear chatfilter.png
  • 6. Hotkey Bar and Exp Bars ~ The experience bars are located above the Hotkey Bar. As you gain experience, you will see the top exp bar reflecting your total. When it fills, you gain one of the sections in the bottom bar. When the bottom bar reaches 100%, you level! The Hotkey bar (directly below) is where skills, potions, and other actions can be stored for quick use. You can also rotate through several bars with the arrow buttons to the left of the bar.
  • 7. Auxiliary Hotkey Bars ~ Skills, actions, and consumables can also be assigned to auxiliary hotkeys. These can be activated using Ctrl or Alt in conjunction with the relative number
  • 8. Quick Mini-Menu
    • Character ~ Brings up the character window (equipped items, stats, etc)
    • Bag ~ Opens the character inventory (more info <a meebodelegateid="161" href="/guide/item_storage">here</a>)
    • Skills ~ Opens the Skill interface, with skills, emotes, etc (more info <a meebodelegateid="162" href="/guide/skills">here</a>)
    • Adventure Logbook ~ Shows quests, reputation, achievements, and I-book
    • Guild ~ Opens guild interface
    • Item Mall ~ Opens the in-game item mall
    • Social ~ Opens friends list, LFG interface, and relationship interface
  • 9. Sprite Shortcuts ~ Right Click on a Sprite Gem to either Summon a Sprite or open their interface

Keyboard Controls


Movement Commands

  • Standard WASD movement: Forward, backward, turn left and turn right


  • Q and E can also be used in movement, as strafe left and strafe right (respectively)

Character Actions

  • Characters can also Sit and Stand (x), Equip/Unequip their weapons (z), and Jump (space)


  • Players also can assign actions (such as skills and emotes) to the Hotkey Bar. Pressing the numbers above will perform the action associated with the Hotkey.

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  • The Hotkey Bar can be rotated through multiple pages/bars by pressing Shift+Number

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  • Auxiliary Hotkey Bars can be used by pressing Alt or Control with the assigned number


  • Switches enemy targets


  • F1 - F5 targets members of the player's party

Chat and Chat Channels

  • Pressing the Enter key enables the chat cursor. Begin typing to chat!

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  • Change chat channel to YELL

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  • Change chat channel to TRADE

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  • Change chat channel to BATTLEFIELD

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  • Change chat channel to Find Party (looking for group)

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  • Change chat channel to World Chat (level 15 up)

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  • Change chat channel to Party Chat

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  • Change chat channel to Guild Chat

Game Information Windows

  • Closes all open game windows. If all windows are closed, this key opens the system menu


  • Opens the character information screen. Stats and equipped items are shown here


  • Opens the Skill window. Emotes, class skills, talents, and Master Skills can be found here (see the Skills page for more info)


  • Adventure/Quest Log window. This interface keeps track of quests, Reputation, achievements, and your I-book (collection items).


  • Social window. This window opens your friends list, LFG interface, and your Relationship status (if you are not in a relationship, you cannot access the relationship tab)


  • Opens the character's bag/inventory


  • Opens the World Map. NPCs are shown on the Worldmap with icons specific to their functions


  • Opens the interfaces for current sprites

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  • Screenshot mode: removes all UI from the screen


  • Screenshot button: automatically saves screenshots to the Screen Capture folder


  • Auto-Run: character will continually run

Mouse Controls

The mouse can be used for a large number of game interactions.


Right Click Rotate game screen, auto-attack, talk to NPCs, use items (consumables, etc), and use skills.
Left Click

Click to move, lock on a target, pick up items, open menus, and drag items.

Mouse Wheel Zoom In/Out

Mouse Icons

When you hover over something in-game that you can interact with, your mouse cursor will change to an icon representing what kind of action you can take.

Icon Interaction


Movement, item selection (inventory/equipped), and opening windows.


Attack!! (general)


Attack!! (skill)


NPC/Object Dialogue


Pick up money/items


NPC transactions (buy/sell)


Use items or target object (such as using a Magic Soda Pop on a Sprite)


Interact with Soul Preservation Crystal


Use teleporter


Repair Equipment


Access mailbox
Personal tools