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This command is added by EverQuest

Syntax Key
Notation Description
Text without brackets or braces Required items
<Text inside angle brackets> Placeholder for which you must supply a value
[Text inside square brackets] Optional items
Vertical bar (|) Separator for mutually exclusive items; choose one
{Text | inside | braces} Set of required items; choose one
Ellipsis () Items that can be repeated
Syntax /alternateadv {on <#> | off | list | activate <#> | buy | buyall}
Description Use, list, or purchase Alternate Advancements (AA). This can also be carried out in the Alternate Advancement window (found in the Inventory window.) Commonly abbreviated: /alt, /alt act


Option Description
On <#> Sets the level of experience gained going towards AA at 100%, unless you specify a different percentage.
Off All experience gained will be set to go towards your normal experience bar. Experience to AA will be 0%.
List Provides a list of all Alternate Advancement (AA) abilities available to this character; their respective number, title, description, and AA (point) cost per level.
Activate <#> The command /alternateadv (or /alt) act # can be used to activate an AA ability using its corresponding AA number. Abbreviated: act
Buy <#> This option is used to buy AA points in a specified AA ability group (the same ID used for alt activate, the one found with "list")
Buyall <#> This option is used to buy out the entire AA ability group specified, assuming you have enough points.


The command /alternateadv on 50, would set the amount of experience gained going towards AA at 50%

The command /alternateadv list, could provide a list such as;

 Ability #1: Innate Eminence
 Description:This passive ability increases your your strength, stamina, agility, dexterity, wisdom, intelligence, and charisma by 2 points.
 Cost per Level: 7
 Ability #8: Innate Spell Resistance
 Description:This passive ability improves your cold, disease, fire, magic, and poison resistances by 2 points.
 Cost per Level: 5
 Ability #119: Mental Clarity
 Description:This passive ability increases your mana regeneration by 1 point.

Note: this is an example AA List and has been truncated for example purposes. Turn your /log on and open in notepad to easily search the list.

See also