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    What does HC stand for?

    Used in reference to Heroic 5mans usually. HeroiC? If not that, I can't figure out what the C is for.

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    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    I've never seen that abbreviation used. If I had to guess, I'd say "hardcore", after a mode in D2 where if you died, your character was deleted. In this case, I suppose it would refer to running a heroic with no wipes.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    can you quote exactly how it was used in a sentence, as well as what class said it? then i might be able to figure it out.

    Maybe it was a typo and they meant to type JC?
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  4. #4
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    I've heard people say "HC guilds" or "HC raider" as in Hardcore, or "HC 5-mans" or "HC ICC" as in Heroic. I dunno, I guess it depends on server and region.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Very normal on my server, perhaps it's a European thing. HC = Heroic? That's what I always thought.

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    It must be Hardcore, thanks. One recent useage is in reference to HC HoR. Here's another.

  7. #7
    Join Date
    May 2009
    The most common abbreviation for heroic on my realm as well. Is this a european thing maybe? Not sure why its used but had been as long as I can remember.

    Edit: mmo-champion's top story right now is "Paragon World First Lich King HC Kill Video" and I can't understand it as meaning anything other than HeroiC...

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    Aug 2007
    On the cloud.
    Heroic. For those too lazy or busy to type out 6 little letters.
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    Yep, it's used quite extensively for 'heroic' on my server at least.
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  10. #10
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Heroic on my server aswell :P and many i have been on (EU)

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