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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 /assist [<name> | group | raid | main | on/off]
Description Assists a player or NPC, changing your current target to their target. Also toggles auto-attack on assist. If no option specified, it will assist your current target.


Option Description
<name> The name of who you'd like to assist.
group Will assist whoever is assigned "main assist" in your group.
raid Will assist whoever is assigned "main assist" in your raid.
main Will assist the nearest player who is assigned "main assist", whether group or raid.
[on|off] Toggles auto-attack on assist.


See also