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This command is added by EverQuest, MacroQuest

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 /useitem <slot> [subindex] | <item name>
Description Activates the use effect on items, either by exact item name or slot number. MacroQuest extends <item name> to allow partial matching.


Category Option Description
EverQuest <slot> [subindex] The slot number. If a bag, the subindex as well.
<item name> The exact item name.
MacroQuest Exact or partial item name.


  • /useitem "Stormguard's Iron Stud" - activates effect on the earring.
  • /useitem 23 0 - I eat the Mushroom in the top-left slot of my first bag.

Slot numbers

A complete list of slot numbers can be found on Slot names.

Equipment slots
number name
0 charm
1 leftear
2 head
3 face
4 rightear
5 neck
6 shoulder
7 arms
8 back
9 leftwrist
10 rightwrist
11 ranged
12 hands
13 mainhand
14 offhand
15 leftfinger
16 rightfinger
17 chest
18 legs
19 feet
20 waist
21 powersource
22 ammo
Inventory slots
number name
23 pack1
24 pack2
25 pack3
26 pack4
27 pack5
28 pack6
29 pack7
30 pack8
31 pack9
32 pack10
33 pack11
34 pack12
35 cursor


A slot within a bag is referred to as a subindex. Bag slot numbers start at 0, left to right, top to bottom. e.g. To use an item the 2nd slot in pack5, you'd type /useitem 27 1

See also