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PvP = Player versus Player combat. Characters fighting other characters, instead of/in addition to fighting the monsters.

Types of PvP

There are various types of PvP in Diablo II, and other RPGs.

  • PKing is Player Killing, non-consensual attacks, usually by a character who specializes in PvP against unsuspecting PvM characters.
  • Dueling is PvP combat between consenting characters. It's usually held in a specially-created dueling games, between characters who are optimized for that type of combat.