Meaning Weaken
Type Slang
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average
Usage General (not just online)
Comments "Nerf" is a slang term used in online gaming. It means a specific character or type of unit was weakened or lost an advantage in a software update. Nerfs are typically the result of ongoing attempts to balance gameplay.
Example "Too bad for Terran - helions got nerfed in the StarCraft 2 1.4 update."
Updated September 21, 2011