Core

This is the cog guide for the core cog. You will find detailed docs about usage and commands.

[p] is considered as your prefix.

Usage

The Core cog has many commands related to core functions.

These commands come loaded with every Red bot, and cover some of the most basic usage of the bot.

Commands

allowlist

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]allowlist

Tip

Alias: whitelist

Description

Commands to manage the allowlist.

Warning

When the allowlist is in use, the bot will ignore commands from everyone not on the list.

Use [p]allowlist clear to disable the allowlist

allowlist add

Syntax

[p]allowlist add <users...>

Description

Adds users to the allowlist.

Examples:
  • [p]allowlist add @26 @Will - Adds two users to the allowlist.

  • [p]allowlist add 262626262626262626 - Adds a user by ID.

Arguments:
  • <users...> - The user or users to add to the allowlist.

allowlist clear

Syntax

[p]allowlist clear

Description

Clears the allowlist.

This disables the allowlist.

Example:
  • [p]allowlist clear

allowlist list

Syntax

[p]allowlist list

Description

Lists users on the allowlist.

Example:
  • [p]allowlist list

allowlist remove

Syntax

[p]allowlist remove <users...>

Description

Removes users from the allowlist.

The allowlist will be disabled if all users are removed.

Examples:
  • [p]allowlist remove @26 @Will - Removes two users from the allowlist.

  • [p]allowlist remove 262626262626262626 - Removes a user by ID.

Arguments:
  • <users...> - The user or users to remove from the allowlist.

autoimmune

Note

This command is locked to the server owner.

Syntax

[p]autoimmune

Description

Commands to manage server settings for immunity from automated actions.

This includes duplicate message deletion and mention spam from the Mod cog, and filters from the Filter cog.

autoimmune add

Syntax

[p]autoimmune add <user_or_role>

Description

Makes a user or role immune from automated moderation actions.

Examples:
  • [p]autoimmune add @TwentySix - Adds a user.

  • [p]autoimmune add @Mods - Adds a role.

Arguments:
  • <user_or_role> - The user or role to add immunity to.

autoimmune isimmune

Syntax

[p]autoimmune isimmune <user_or_role>

Description

Checks if a user or role would be considered immune from automated actions.

Examples:
  • [p]autoimmune isimmune @TwentySix

  • [p]autoimmune isimmune @Mods

Arguments:
  • <user_or_role> - The user or role to check the immunity of.

autoimmune list

Syntax

[p]autoimmune list

Description

Gets the current members and roles configured for automatic moderation action immunity.

Example:
  • [p]autoimmune list

autoimmune remove

Syntax

[p]autoimmune remove <user_or_role>

Description

Remove a user or role from being immune to automated moderation actions.

Examples:
  • [p]autoimmune remove @TwentySix - Removes a user.

  • [p]autoimmune remove @Mods - Removes a role.

Arguments:
  • <user_or_role> - The user or role to remove immunity from.

blocklist

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]blocklist

Tip

Aliases: blacklist, denylist

Description

Commands to manage the blocklist.

Use [p]blocklist clear to disable the blocklist

blocklist add

Syntax

[p]blocklist add <users...>

Description

Adds users to the blocklist.

Examples:
  • [p]blocklist add @26 @Will - Adds two users to the blocklist.

  • [p]blocklist add 262626262626262626 - Blocks a user by ID.

Arguments:
  • <users...> - The user or users to add to the blocklist.

blocklist clear

Syntax

[p]blocklist clear

Description

Clears the blocklist.

Example:
  • [p]blocklist clear

blocklist list

Syntax

[p]blocklist list

Description

Lists users on the blocklist.

Example:
  • [p]blocklist list

blocklist remove

Syntax

[p]blocklist remove <users...>

Description

Removes users from the blocklist.

Examples:
  • [p]blocklist remove @26 @Will - Removes two users from the blocklist.

  • [p]blocklist remove 262626262626262626 - Removes a user by ID.

Arguments:
  • <users...> - The user or users to remove from the blocklist.

command

Note

This command is locked to the server owner.

Syntax

[p]command

Description

Commands to enable and disable commands and cogs.

command defaultdisablecog

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]command defaultdisablecog <cogname>

Description

Set the default state for a cog as disabled.

This will disable the cog for all servers by default. To override it, use [p]command enablecog on the servers you want to allow usage.

Note

This will only work on loaded cogs, and must reference the title-case cog name.

Examples:
  • [p]command defaultdisablecog Economy

  • [p]command defaultdisablecog ModLog

Arguments:
  • <cogname> - The name of the cog to make disabled by default. Must be title-case.

command defaultenablecog

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]command defaultenablecog <cogname>

Description

Set the default state for a cog as enabled.

This will re-enable the cog for all servers by default. To override it, use [p]command disablecog on the servers you want to disallow usage.

Note

This will only work on loaded cogs, and must reference the title-case cog name.

Examples:
  • [p]command defaultenablecog Economy

  • [p]command defaultenablecog ModLog

Arguments:
  • <cogname> - The name of the cog to make enabled by default. Must be title-case.

command disable

Syntax

[p]command disable <command>

Description

Disable a command.

If you’re the bot owner, this will disable commands globally by default. Otherwise, this will disable commands on the current server.

Examples:
  • [p]command disable userinfo - Disables the userinfo command in the Mod cog.

  • [p]command disable urban - Disables the urban command in the General cog.

Arguments:
  • <command> - The command to disable.

command disable global

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]command disable global <command>

Description

Disable a command globally.

Examples:
  • [p]command disable global userinfo - Disables the userinfo command in the Mod cog.

  • [p]command disable global urban - Disables the urban command in the General cog.

Arguments:
  • <command> - The command to disable globally.

command disable server

Syntax

[p]command disable server <command>

Tip

Alias: command disable guild

Description

Disable a command in this server only.

Examples:
  • [p]command disable server userinfo - Disables the userinfo command in the Mod cog.

  • [p]command disable server urban - Disables the urban command in the General cog.

Arguments:
  • <command> - The command to disable for the current server.

command disablecog

Syntax

[p]command disablecog <cogname>

Description

Disable a cog in this server.

Note

This will only work on loaded cogs, and must reference the title-case cog name.

Examples:
  • [p]command disablecog Economy

  • [p]command disablecog ModLog

Arguments:
  • <cogname> - The name of the cog to disable on this server. Must be title-case.

command disabledmsg

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]command disabledmsg [message]

Description

Set the bot’s response to disabled commands.

Leave blank to send nothing.

To include the command name in the message, include the {command} placeholder.

Examples:
  • [p]command disabledmsg This command is disabled

  • [p]command disabledmsg {command} is disabled

  • [p]command disabledmsg - Sends nothing when a disabled command is attempted.

Arguments:
  • [message] - The message to send when a disabled command is attempted.

command enable

Syntax

[p]command enable <command>

Description

Enable a command.

If you’re the bot owner, this will try to enable a globally disabled command by default. Otherwise, this will try to enable a command disabled on the current server.

Examples:
  • [p]command enable userinfo - Enables the userinfo command in the Mod cog.

  • [p]command enable urban - Enables the urban command in the General cog.

Arguments:
  • <command> - The command to enable.

command enable global

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]command enable global <command>

Description

Enable a command globally.

Examples:
  • [p]command enable global userinfo - Enables the userinfo command in the Mod cog.

  • [p]command enable global urban - Enables the urban command in the General cog.

Arguments:
  • <command> - The command to enable globally.

command enable server

Syntax

[p]command enable server <command>

Tip

Alias: command enable guild

Description

Enable a command in this server.

Examples:
  • [p]command enable server userinfo - Enables the userinfo command in the Mod cog.

  • [p]command enable server urban - Enables the urban command in the General cog.

Arguments:
  • <command> - The command to enable for the current server.

command enablecog

Syntax

[p]command enablecog <cogname>

Description

Enable a cog in this server.

Note

This will only work on loaded cogs, and must reference the title-case cog name.

Examples:
  • [p]command enablecog Economy

  • [p]command enablecog ModLog

Arguments:
  • <cogname> - The name of the cog to enable on this server. Must be title-case.

command listdisabled

Syntax

[p]command listdisabled

Description

List disabled commands.

If you’re the bot owner, this will show global disabled commands by default. Otherwise, this will show disabled commands on the current server.

Example:
  • [p]command listdisabled

command listdisabled global

Syntax

[p]command listdisabled global

Description

List disabled commands globally.

Example:
  • [p]command listdisabled global

command listdisabled guild

Syntax

[p]command listdisabled guild

Description

List disabled commands in this server.

Example:
  • [p]command listdisabled guild

command listdisabledcogs

Syntax

[p]command listdisabledcogs

Description

List the cogs which are disabled in this server.

Example:
  • [p]command listdisabledcogs

contact

Syntax

[p]contact <message>

Description

Sends a message to the owner.

This is limited to one message every 60 seconds per person.

Example:
  • [p]contact Help! The bot has become sentient!

Arguments:
  • [message] - The message to send to the owner.

dm

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]dm <user_id> <message>

Description

Sends a DM to a user.

This command needs a user ID to work.

To get a user ID, go to Discord’s settings and open the ‘Appearance’ tab. Enable ‘Developer Mode’, then right click a user and click on ‘Copy ID’.

Example:
  • [p]dm 262626262626262626 Do you like me? Yes / No

Arguments:
  • [message] - The message to dm to the user.

embedset

Syntax

[p]embedset

Description

Commands for toggling embeds on or off.

This setting determines whether or not to use embeds as a response to a command (for commands that support it). The default is to use embeds.

The embed settings are checked until the first True/False in this order:
  • In guild context:
    1. Channel override - [p]embedset channel

    2. Server command override - [p]embedset command server

    3. Server override - [p]embedset server

    4. Global command override - [p]embedset command global

    5. Global setting -[p]embedset global

  • In DM context:
    1. User override - [p]embedset user

    2. Global command override - [p]embedset command global

    3. Global setting - [p]embedset global

embedset channel

Note

This command is locked to the server owner.

Syntax

[p]embedset channel [enabled]

Description

Set’s a channel’s embed setting.

If set, this is used instead of the guild and command defaults to determine whether or not to use embeds. This is used for all commands done in a channel.

If enabled is left blank, the setting will be unset and the guild default will be used instead.

To see full evaluation order of embed settings, run [p]help embedset.

Examples:
  • [p]embedset channel False - Disables embeds in this channel.

  • [p]embedset channel - Resets value to use guild default.

Arguments:
  • [enabled] - Whether to use embeds in this channel. Leave blank to reset to default.

embedset command

Note

This command is locked to the server owner.

Syntax

[p]embedset command <command_name> [enabled]

Description

Sets a command’s embed setting.

If you’re the bot owner, this will try to change the command’s embed setting globally by default. Otherwise, this will try to change embed settings on the current server.

If enabled is left blank, the setting will be unset.

To see full evaluation order of embed settings, run [p]help embedset.

Examples:
  • [p]embedset command info - Clears command specific embed settings for ‘info’.

  • [p]embedset command info False - Disables embeds for ‘info’.

  • [p]embedset command "ignore list" True - Quotes are needed for subcommands.

Arguments:
  • [enabled] - Whether to use embeds for this command. Leave blank to reset to default.

embedset command global

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]embedset command global <command_name> [enabled]

Description

Sets a command’s embed setting globally.

If set, this is used instead of the global default to determine whether or not to use embeds.

If enabled is left blank, the setting will be unset.

To see full evaluation order of embed settings, run [p]help embedset.

Examples:
  • [p]embedset command global info - Clears command specific embed settings for ‘info’.

  • [p]embedset command global info False - Disables embeds for ‘info’.

  • [p]embedset command global "ignore list" True - Quotes are needed for subcommands.

Arguments:
  • [enabled] - Whether to use embeds for this command. Leave blank to reset to default.

embedset command server

Syntax

[p]embedset command server <command_name> [enabled]

Tip

Alias: embedset command guild

Description

Sets a commmand’s embed setting for the current server.

If set, this is used instead of the server default to determine whether or not to use embeds.

If enabled is left blank, the setting will be unset and the server default will be used instead.

To see full evaluation order of embed settings, run [p]help embedset.

Examples:
  • [p]embedset command server info - Clears command specific embed settings for ‘info’.

  • [p]embedset command server info False - Disables embeds for ‘info’.

  • [p]embedset command server "ignore list" True - Quotes are needed for subcommands.

Arguments:
  • [enabled] - Whether to use embeds for this command. Leave blank to reset to default.

embedset global

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]embedset global

Description

Toggle the global embed setting.

This is used as a fallback if the user or guild hasn’t set a preference. The default is to use embeds.

To see full evaluation order of embed settings, run [p]help embedset.

Example:
  • [p]embedset global

embedset server

Note

This command is locked to the server owner.

Syntax

[p]embedset server [enabled]

Tip

Alias: embedset guild

Description

Set the server’s embed setting.

If set, this is used instead of the global default to determine whether or not to use embeds. This is used for all commands done in a server.

If enabled is left blank, the setting will be unset and the global default will be used instead.

To see full evaluation order of embed settings, run [p]help embedset.

Examples:
  • [p]embedset server False - Disables embeds on this server.

  • [p]embedset server - Resets value to use global default.

Arguments:
  • [enabled] - Whether to use embeds on this server. Leave blank to reset to default.

embedset showsettings

Syntax

[p]embedset showsettings [command_name]

Description

Show the current embed settings.

Provide a command name to check for command specific embed settings.

Examples:
  • [p]embedset showsettings - Shows embed settings.

  • [p]embedset showsettings info - Also shows embed settings for the ‘info’ command.

  • [p]embedset showsettings "ignore list" - Checking subcommands requires quotes.

Arguments:
  • [command_name] - Checks this command for command specific embed settings.

embedset user

Syntax

[p]embedset user [enabled]

Description

Sets personal embed setting for DMs.

If set, this is used instead of the global default to determine whether or not to use embeds. This is used for all commands executed in a DM with the bot.

If enabled is left blank, the setting will be unset and the global default will be used instead.

To see full evaluation order of embed settings, run [p]help embedset.

Examples:
  • [p]embedset user False - Disables embeds in your DMs.

  • [p]embedset user - Resets value to use global default.

Arguments:
  • [enabled] - Whether to use embeds in your DMs. Leave blank to reset to default.

helpset

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]helpset

Description

Commands to manage settings for the help command.

All help settings are applied globally.

helpset deletedelay

Syntax

[p]helpset deletedelay <seconds>

Description

Set the delay after which help pages will be deleted.

The setting is disabled by default, and only applies to non-menu help, sent in server text channels. Setting the delay to 0 disables this feature.

The bot has to have MANAGE_MESSAGES permission for this to work.

Examples:
  • [p]helpset deletedelay 60 - Delete the help pages after a minute.

  • [p]helpset deletedelay 1 - Delete the help pages as quickly as possible.

  • [p]helpset deletedelay 1209600 - Max time to wait before deleting (14 days).

  • [p]helpset deletedelay 0 - Disable deleting help pages.

Arguments:
  • <seconds> - The seconds to wait before deleting help pages.

helpset maxpages

Syntax

[p]helpset maxpages <pages>

Description

Set the maximum number of help pages sent in a server channel.

Note

This setting does not apply to menu help.

If a help message contains more pages than this value, the help message will be sent to the command author via DM. This is to help reduce spam in server text channels.

The default value is 2 pages.

Examples:
  • [p]helpset maxpages 50 - Basically never send help to DMs.

  • [p]helpset maxpages 0 - Always send help to DMs.

Arguments:
  • <limit> - The max pages allowed to send per help in a server.

helpset pagecharlimit

Syntax

[p]helpset pagecharlimit <limit>

Description

Set the character limit for each page in the help message.

Note

This setting only applies to embedded help.

The default value is 1000 characters. The minimum value is 500. The maximum is based on the lower of what you provide and what discord allows.

Please note that setting a relatively small character limit may mean some pages will exceed this limit.

Example:
  • [p]helpset pagecharlimit 1500

Arguments:
  • <limit> - The max amount of characters to show per page in the help message.

helpset resetformatter

Syntax

[p]helpset resetformatter

Description

This resets Red’s help formatter to the default formatter.

Example:
  • [p]helpset resetformatter``

helpset resetsettings

Syntax

[p]helpset resetsettings

Description

This resets Red’s help settings to their defaults.

This may not have an impact when using custom formatters from 3rd party cogs

Example:
  • [p]helpset resetsettings``

helpset showaliases

Syntax

[p]helpset showaliases [show_aliases]

Description

This allows the help command to show existing commands aliases if there is any.

This defaults to True. Using this without a setting will toggle.

Examples:
  • [p]helpset showaliases False - Disables showing aliases on this server.

  • [p]helpset showaliases - Toggles the value.

Arguments:
  • [show_aliases] - Whether to include aliases in help. Leave blank to toggle.

helpset showhidden

Syntax

[p]helpset showhidden [show_hidden]

Description

This allows the help command to show hidden commands.

This defaults to False. Using this without a setting will toggle.

Examples:
  • [p]helpset showhidden True - Enables showing hidden commands.

  • [p]helpset showhidden - Toggles the value.

Arguments:
  • [show_hidden] - Whether to use show hidden commands in help. Leave blank to toggle.

helpset showsettings

Syntax

[p]helpset showsettings

Description

Show the current help settings.

Warning

These settings may not be accurate if the default formatter is not in use.

Example:
  • [p]helpset showsettings``

helpset tagline

Syntax

[p]helpset tagline [tagline]

Description

Set the tagline to be used.

The maximum tagline length is 2048 characters. This setting only applies to embedded help. If no tagline is specified, the default will be used instead.

Examples:
  • [p]helpset tagline Thanks for using the bot!

  • [p]helpset tagline - Resets the tagline to the default.

Arguments:
  • [tagline] - The tagline to appear at the bottom of help embeds. Leave blank to reset.

helpset usemenus

Syntax

[p]helpset usemenus [use_menus]

Description

Allows the help command to be sent as a paginated menu instead of separate messages.

When enabled, [p]help will only show one page at a time and will use reactions to navigate between pages.

This defaults to False. Using this without a setting will toggle.

Examples:
  • [p]helpset usemenues True - Enables using menus.

  • [p]helpset usemenues - Toggles the value.

Arguments:
  • [use_menus] - Whether to use menus. Leave blank to toggle.

helpset usetick

Syntax

[p]helpset usetick [use_tick]

Description

This allows the help command message to be ticked if help is sent to a DM.

Ticking is reacting to the help message with a ✅.

Defaults to False. Using this without a setting will toggle.

Note

This is only used when the bot is not using menus.

Examples:
  • [p]helpset usetick False - Disables ticking when help is sent to DMs.

  • [p]helpset usetick - Toggles the value.

Arguments:
  • [use_tick] - Whether to tick the help command when help is sent to DMs. Leave blank to toggle.

helpset verifychecks

Syntax

[p]helpset verifychecks [verify]

Description

Sets if commands which can’t be run in the current context should be filtered from help.

Defaults to True. Using this without a setting will toggle.

Examples:
  • [p]helpset verifychecks False - Enables showing unusable commands in help.

  • [p]helpset verifychecks - Toggles the value.

Arguments:
  • [verify] - Whether to hide unusable commands in help. Leave blank to toggle.

helpset verifyexists

Syntax

[p]helpset verifyexists [verify]

Description

Sets whether the bot should respond to help commands for nonexistent topics.

When enabled, this will indicate the existence of help topics, even if the user can’t use it.

Note

This setting on its own does not fully prevent command enumeration.

Defaults to False. Using this without a setting will toggle.

Examples:
  • [p]helpset verifyexists True - Enables sending help for nonexistent topics.

  • [p]helpset verifyexists - Toggles the value.

Arguments:
  • [verify] - Whether to respond to help for nonexistent topics. Leave blank to toggle.

ignore

Note

This command is locked to the admin role.

Syntax

[p]ignore

Description

Commands to add servers or channels to the ignore list.

The ignore list will prevent the bot from responding to commands in the configured locations.

Note

Owners and Admins override the ignore list.

ignore channel

Syntax

[p]ignore channel [channel]

Description

Ignore commands in the channel or category.

Defaults to the current channel.

Note

Owners, Admins, and those with Manage Channel permissions override ignored channels.

Examples:
  • [p]ignore channel #general - Ignores commands in the #general channel.

  • [p]ignore channel - Ignores commands in the current channel.

  • [p]ignore channel "General Channels" - Use quotes for categories with spaces.

  • [p]ignore channel 356236713347252226 - Also accepts IDs.

Arguments:
  • <channel> - The channel to ignore. Can be a category channel.

ignore list

Syntax

[p]ignore list

Description

List the currently ignored servers and channels.

Example:
  • [p]ignore list

ignore server

Note

This command is locked to the admin role.

Syntax

[p]ignore server

Tip

Alias: ignore guild

Description

Ignore commands in this server.

Note

Owners, Admins, and those with Manage Server permissions override ignored servers.

Example:
  • [p]ignore server - Ignores the current server

info

Syntax

[p]info

Description

Shows info about Red.

See [p]set custominfo to customize.

invite

Syntax

[p]invite

Description

Shows Red’s invite url.

This will always send the invite to DMs to keep it private.

This command is locked to the owner unless [p]inviteset public is set to True.

Example:
  • [p]invite

inviteset

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]inviteset

Description

Commands to setup Red’s invite settings.

inviteset perms

Syntax

[p]inviteset perms <level>

Description

Make the bot create its own role with permissions on join.

The bot will create its own role with the desired permissions when it joins a new server. This is a special role that can’t be deleted or removed from the bot.

For that, you need to provide a valid permissions level. You can generate one here: https://discordapi.com/permissions.html

Please note that you might need two factor authentication for some permissions.

Example:
  • [p]inviteset perms 134217728 - Adds a “Manage Nicknames” permission requirement to the invite.

Arguments:
  • <level> - The permission level to require for the bot in the generated invite.

inviteset public

Syntax

[p]inviteset public [confirm=False]

Description

Toggles if [p]invite should be accessible for the average user.

The bot must be made into a Public bot in the developer dashboard for public invites to work.

Example:
  • [p]inviteset public yes - Toggles the public invite setting.

Arguments:
  • [confirm] - Required to set to public. Not required to toggle back to private.

leave

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]leave [servers...]

Description

Leaves servers.

If no server IDs are passed the local server will be left instead.

Note

This command is interactive.

Examples:
  • [p]leave - Leave the current server.

  • [p]leave "Red - Discord Bot" - Quotes are necessary when there are spaces in the name.

  • [p]leave 133049272517001216 240154543684321280 - Leaves multiple servers, using IDs.

Arguments:
  • [servers...] - The servers to leave. When blank, attempts to leave the current server.

licenseinfo

Syntax

[p]licenseinfo

Tip

Alias: licenceinfo

Description

Get info about Red’s licenses.

load

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]load <cogs...>

Description

Loads cog packages from the local paths and installed cogs.

See packages available to load with [p]cogs.

Additional cogs can be added using Downloader, or from local paths using [p]addpath.

Examples:
  • [p]load general - Loads the general cog.

  • [p]load admin mod mutes - Loads multiple cogs.

Arguments:
  • <cogs...> - The cog packages to load.

localallowlist

Note

This command is locked to the admin role.

Syntax

[p]localallowlist

Tip

Alias: localwhitelist

Description

Commands to manage the server specific allowlist.

Warning

When the allowlist is in use, the bot will ignore commands from everyone not on the list in the server.

Use [p]localallowlist clear to disable the allowlist

localallowlist add

Syntax

[p]localallowlist add <users_or_roles...>

Description

Adds a user or role to the server allowlist.

Examples:
  • [p]localallowlist add @26 @Will - Adds two users to the local allowlist.

  • [p]localallowlist add 262626262626262626 - Allows a user by ID.

  • [p]localallowlist add "Super Admins" - Allows a role with a space in the name without mentioning.

Arguments:
  • <users_or_roles...> - The users or roles to remove from the local allowlist.

localallowlist clear

Syntax

[p]localallowlist clear

Description

Clears the allowlist.

This disables the local allowlist and clears all entires.

Example:
  • [p]localallowlist clear

localallowlist list

Syntax

[p]localallowlist list

Description

Lists users and roles on the server allowlist.

Example:
  • [p]localallowlist list

localallowlist remove

Syntax

[p]localallowlist remove <users_or_roles...>

Description

Removes user or role from the allowlist.

The local allowlist will be disabled if all users are removed.

Examples:
  • [p]localallowlist remove @26 @Will - Removes two users from the local allowlist.

  • [p]localallowlist remove 262626262626262626 - Removes a user by ID.

  • [p]localallowlist remove "Super Admins" - Removes a role with a space in the name without mentioning.

Arguments:
  • <users_or_roles...> - The users or roles to remove from the local allowlist.

localblocklist

Note

This command is locked to the admin role.

Syntax

[p]localblocklist

Tip

Alias: localblacklist

Description

Commands to manage the server specific blocklist.

Use [p]localblocklist clear to disable the blocklist

localblocklist add

Syntax

[p]localblocklist add <users_or_roles...>

Description

Adds a user or role to the local blocklist.

Examples:
  • [p]localblocklist add @26 @Will - Adds two users to the local blocklist.

  • [p]localblocklist add 262626262626262626 - Blocks a user by ID.

  • [p]localblocklist add "Bad Apples" - Blocks a role with a space in the name without mentioning.

Arguments:
  • <users_or_roles...> - The users or roles to add to the local blocklist.

localblocklist clear

Syntax

[p]localblocklist clear

Description

Clears the server blocklist.

This disabled the server blocklist and clears all entries.

Example:
  • [p]blocklist clear

localblocklist list

Syntax

[p]localblocklist list

Description

Lists users and roles on the server blocklist.

Example:
  • [p]localblocklist list

localblocklist remove

Syntax

[p]localblocklist remove <users_or_roles...>

Description

Removes user or role from blocklist.

Examples:
  • [p]localblocklist remove @26 @Will - Removes two users from the local blocklist.

  • [p]localblocklist remove 262626262626262626 - Unblocks a user by ID.

  • [p]localblocklist remove "Bad Apples" - Unblocks a role with a space in the name without mentioning.

Arguments:
  • <users_or_roles...> - The users or roles to remove from the local blocklist.

mydata

Syntax

[p]mydata

Description

Commands which interact with the data Red has about you.

More information can be found in the End User Data Documentation.

mydata 3rdparty

Syntax

[p]mydata 3rdparty

Description

View the End User Data statements of each 3rd-party module.

This will send an attachment with the End User Data statements of all loaded 3rd party cogs.

Example:
  • [p]mydata 3rdparty

mydata forgetme

Syntax

[p]mydata forgetme

Description

Have Red forget what it knows about you.

This may not remove all data about you, data needed for operation, such as command cooldowns will be kept until no longer necessary.

Further interactions with Red may cause it to learn about you again.

Example:
  • [p]mydata forgetme

mydata getmydata

Syntax

[p]mydata getmydata

Description

[Coming Soon] Get what data Red has about you.

mydata ownermanagement

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]mydata ownermanagement

Description

Commands for more complete data handling.

mydata ownermanagement allowuserdeletions

Syntax

[p]mydata ownermanagement allowuserdeletions

Description

Set the bot to allow users to request a data deletion.

This is on by default. Opposite of [p]mydata ownermanagement disallowuserdeletions

Example:
  • [p]mydata ownermanagement allowuserdeletions

mydata ownermanagement deleteforuser

Syntax

[p]mydata ownermanagement deleteforuser <user_id>

Description

Delete data Red has about a user for a user.

This will cause the bot to get rid of or disassociate a lot of non-operational data from the specified user. Users have access to a different command for this unless they can’t interact with the bot at all. This is a mostly safe operation, but you should not use it unless processing a request from this user as it may impact their usage of the bot.

Arguments:
  • <user_id> - The id of the user whose data would be deleted.

mydata ownermanagement deleteuserasowner

Syntax

[p]mydata ownermanagement deleteuserasowner <user_id>

Description

Delete data Red has about a user.

This will cause the bot to get rid of or disassociate a lot of data about the specified user. This may include more than just end user data, including anti abuse records.

Arguments:
  • <user_id> - The id of the user whose data would be deleted.

mydata ownermanagement disallowuserdeletions

Syntax

[p]mydata ownermanagement disallowuserdeletions

Description

Set the bot to not allow users to request a data deletion.

Opposite of [p]mydata ownermanagement allowuserdeletions

Example:
  • [p]mydata ownermanagement disallowuserdeletions

mydata ownermanagement processdiscordrequest

Syntax

[p]mydata ownermanagement processdiscordrequest <user_id>

Description

Handle a deletion request from Discord.

This will cause the bot to get rid of or disassociate all data from the specified user ID. You should not use this unless Discord has specifically requested this with regard to a deleted user. This will remove the user from various anti-abuse measures. If you are processing a manual request from a user, you may want [p]mydata ownermanagement deleteforuser instead.

Arguments:
  • <user_id> - The id of the user whose data would be deleted.

mydata ownermanagement setuserdeletionlevel

Syntax

[p]mydata ownermanagement setuserdeletionlevel <level>

Description

Sets how user deletions are treated.

Example:
  • [p]mydata ownermanagement setuserdeletionlevel 1

Arguments:
  • <level> - The strictness level for user deletion. See Level guide below.

Level:
  • 0: What users can delete is left entirely up to each cog.

  • 1: Cogs should delete anything the cog doesn’t need about the user.

mydata whatdata

Syntax

[p]mydata whatdata

Description

Find out what type of data Red stores and why.

Example:
  • [p]mydata whatdata

reload

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]reload <cogs...>

Description

Reloads cog packages.

This will unload and then load the specified cogs.

Cogs that were not loaded will only be loaded.

Examples:
  • [p]reload general - Unloads then loads the general cog.

  • [p]reload admin mod mutes - Unloads then loads multiple cogs.

Arguments:
  • <cogs...> - The cog packages to reload.

restart

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]restart [silently=False]

Description

Attempts to restart Red.

Makes Red quit with exit code 26. The restart is not guaranteed: it must be dealt with by the process manager in use.

Examples:
  • [p]restart

  • [p]restart True - Restarts silently.

Arguments:
  • [silently] - Whether to skip sending the restart message. Defaults to False.

servers

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]servers

Description

Lists the servers Red is currently in.

Note

This command is interactive.

set

Syntax

[p]set

Description

Commands for changing Red’s settings.

set addadminrole

Note

This command is locked to the server owner.

Syntax

[p]set addadminrole <role>

Description

Adds an admin role for this guild.

Admins have the same access as Mods, plus additional admin level commands like:
  • [p]set serverprefix

  • [p]addrole

  • [p]ban

  • [p]ignore guild

And more.

Examples:
  • [p]set addadminrole @Admins

  • [p]set addadminrole Super Admins

Arguments:
  • <role> - The role to add as an admin.

set addmodrole

Note

This command is locked to the server owner.

Syntax

[p]set addmodrole <role>

Description

Adds a moderator role for this guild.

This grants access to moderator level commands like:
  • [p]mute

  • [p]cleanup

  • [p]customcommand create

And more.

Examples:
  • [p]set addmodrole @Mods

  • [p]set addmodrole Loyal Helpers

Arguments:
  • <role> - The role to add as a moderator.

set api

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]set api <service> <tokens>

Description

Commands to set, list or remove various external API tokens.

This setting will be asked for by some 3rd party cogs and some core cogs.

To add the keys provide the service name and the tokens as a comma separated list of key,values as described by the cog requesting this command.

Note

API tokens are sensitive, so this command should only be used in a private channel or in DM with the bot.

Examples:
  • [p]set api Spotify redirect_uri localhost

  • [p]set api github client_id,whoops client_secret,whoops

Arguments:
  • <service> - The service you’re adding tokens to.

  • <tokens> - Pairs of token keys and values. The key and value should be separated by one of `` , ``,, or ;.

set api list

Syntax

[p]set api list

Description

Show all external API services along with their keys that have been set.

Secrets are not shown.

Example:
  • [p]set api list``

set api remove

Syntax

[p]set api remove <services...>

Description

Remove the given services with all their keys and tokens.

Examples:
  • [p]set api remove Spotify

  • [p]set api remove github audiodb

Arguments:
  • <services...> - The services to remove.

set avatar

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]set avatar [url]

Description

Sets Red’s avatar

Supports either an attachment or an image URL.

Examples:
  • [p]set avatar - With an image attachment, this will set the avatar.

  • [p]set avatar - Without an attachment, this will show the command help.

  • [p]set avatar https://links.flaree.xyz/k95 - Sets the avatar to the provided url.

Arguments:
  • [url] - An image url to be used as an avatar. Leave blank when uploading an attachment.

set avatar remove

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]set avatar remove

Tip

Alias: set avatar clear

Description

Removes Red’s avatar.

Example:
  • [p]set avatar remove

set colour

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]set colour [colour]

Tip

Alias: set color

Description

Sets a default colour to be used for the bot’s embeds.

Acceptable values for the colour parameter can be found at:

https://discordpy.readthedocs.io/en/stable/ext/commands/api.html#discord.ext.commands.ColourConverter

Examples:
  • [p]set colour dark red

  • [p]set colour blurple

  • [p]set colour 0x5DADE2

  • [p]set color 0x#FDFEFE

  • [p]set color #7F8C8D

Arguments:
  • [colour] - The colour to use for embeds. Leave blank to set to the default value (red).

set competing

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]set competing [competing]

Description

Sets Red’s competing status.

This will appear as Competing in <competing>.

Maximum length for a competing status is 128 characters.

Examples:
  • [p]set competing - Clears the activity status.

  • [p]set competing London 2012 Olympic Games

Arguments:
  • [competing] - The text to follow Competing in. Leave blank to clear the current activity status.

set custominfo

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]set custominfo [text]

Description

Customizes a section of [p]info.

The maximum amount of allowed characters is 1024. Supports markdown, links and “mentions”.

Link example: [My link](https://example.com)

Examples:
  • [p]set custominfo >>> I can use **markdown** such as quotes, ||spoilers|| and multiple lines.

  • [p]set custominfo Join my [support server](discord.gg/discord)!

  • [p]set custominfo - Removes custom info text.

Arguments:
  • [text] - The custom info text.

set deletedelay

Note

This command is locked to the server owner.

Syntax

[p]set deletedelay [time]

Description

Set the delay until the bot removes the command message.

Must be between -1 and 60.

Set to -1 to disable this feature.

This is only applied to the current server and not globally.

Examples:
  • [p]set deletedelay - Shows the current delete delay setting.

  • [p]set deletedelay 60 - Sets the delete delay to the max of 60 seconds.

  • [p]set deletedelay -1 - Disables deleting command messages.

Arguments:
  • [time] - The seconds to wait before deleting the command message. Use -1 to disable.

set description

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]set description [description]

Description

Sets the bot’s description.

Use without a description to reset. This is shown in a few locations, including the help menu.

The maximum description length is 250 characters to ensure it displays properly.

The default is “Red V3”.

Examples:
  • [p]set description - Resets the description to the default setting.

  • [p]set description MyBot: A Red V3 Bot

Arguments:
  • [description] - The description to use for this bot. Leave blank to reset to the default.

set fuzzy

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]set fuzzy

Description

Toggle whether to enable fuzzy command search in DMs.

This allows the bot to identify potential misspelled commands and offer corrections.

Default is for fuzzy command search to be disabled.

Example:
  • [p]set fuzzy

set globallocale

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]set globallocale <language_code>

Description

Changes the bot’s default locale.

This will be used when a server has not set a locale, or in DMs.

Go to Red’s Crowdin page to see locales that are available with translations.

To reset to English, use “en-US”.

Examples:
  • [p]set locale en-US

  • [p]set locale de-DE

  • [p]set locale fr-FR

  • [p]set locale pl-PL

Arguments:
  • <language_code> - The default locale to use for the bot. This can be any language code with country code included.

set globalregionalformat

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]set globalregionalformat [language_code]

Tip

Alias: set globalregion

Description

Changes the bot’s regional format. This is used for formatting date, time and numbers.

language_code can be any language code with country code included, e.g. en-US, de-DE, fr-FR, pl-PL, etc. Leave language_code empty to base regional formatting on bot’s locale.

Examples:
  • [p]set globalregionalformat en-US

  • [p]set globalregion de-DE

  • [p]set globalregionalformat - Resets to the locale.

Arguments:
  • [language_code] - The default region format to use for the bot.

set listening

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]set listening [listening]

Description

Sets Red’s listening status.

This will appear as Listening to <listening>.

Maximum length for a listening status is 128 characters.

Examples:
  • [p]set listening - Clears the activity status.

  • [p]set listening jams

Arguments:
  • [listening] - The text to follow Listening to. Leave blank to clear the current activity status.

set locale

Note

This command is locked to the server owner.

Syntax

[p]set locale <language_code>

Description

Changes the bot’s locale in this server.

Go to Red’s Crowdin page to see locales that are available with translations.

Use “default” to return to the bot’s default set language. To reset to English, use “en-US”.

Examples:
  • [p]set locale en-US

  • [p]set locale de-DE

  • [p]set locale fr-FR

  • [p]set locale pl-PL

  • [p]set locale default - Resets to the global default locale.

Arguments:
  • <language_code> - The default locale to use for the bot. This can be any language code with country code included.

set nickname

Note

This command is locked to the admin role.

Syntax

[p]set nickname [nickname]

Description

Sets Red’s nickname for the current server.

Maximum length for a nickname is 32 characters.

Example:
  • [p]set nickname 🎃 SpookyBot 🎃

Arguments:
  • [nickname] - The nickname to give the bot. Leave blank to clear the current nickname.

set ownernotifications

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]set ownernotifications

Description

Commands for configuring owner notifications.

Owner notifications include usage of [p]contact and available Red updates.

set ownernotifications adddestination

Syntax

[p]set ownernotifications adddestination <channel>

Description

Adds a destination text channel to receive owner notifications.

Examples:
  • [p]ownernotifications adddestination #owner-notifications

  • [p]ownernotifications adddestination 168091848718417920 - Accepts channel IDs.

Arguments:
  • <channel> - The channel to send owner notifications to.

set ownernotifications listdestinations

Syntax

[p]set ownernotifications listdestinations

Description

Lists the configured extra destinations for owner notifications.

Example:
  • [p]ownernotifications listdestinations

set ownernotifications optin

Syntax

[p]set ownernotifications optin

Description

Opt-in on receiving owner notifications.

This is the default state.

Note

This will only resume sending owner notifications to your DMs.

Additional owners and destinations will not be affected.

Example:
  • [p]ownernotifications optin

set ownernotifications optout

Syntax

[p]set ownernotifications optout

Description

Opt-out of receiving owner notifications.

Note

This will only stop sending owner notifications to your DMs.

Additional owners and destinations will still receive notifications.

Example:
  • [p]ownernotifications optout

set ownernotifications removedestination

Syntax

[p]set ownernotifications removedestination <channel>

Tip

Aliases: set ownernotifications remdestination, set ownernotifications deletedestination, set ownernotifications deldestination

Description

Removes a destination text channel from receiving owner notifications.

Examples:
  • [p]ownernotifications removedestination #owner-notifications

  • [p]ownernotifications deletedestination 168091848718417920 - Accepts channel IDs.

Arguments:
  • <channel> - The channel to stop sending owner notifications to.

set playing

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]set playing [game]

Tip

Alias: set game

Description

Sets Red’s playing status.

This will appear as Playing <game> or PLAYING A GAME: <game> depending on the context.

Maximum length for a playing status is 128 characters.

Examples:
  • [p]set playing - Clears the activity status.

  • [p]set playing the keyboard

Arguments:
  • [game] - The text to follow Playing. Leave blank to clear the current activity status.

set prefix

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]set prefix <prefixes...>

Tip

Alias: set prefixes

Description

Sets Red’s global prefix(es).

Warning

This is not additive. It will replace all current prefixes.

See also the --mentionable flag to enable mentioning the bot as the prefix.

Examples:
  • [p]set prefix !

  • [p]set prefix "! " - Quotes are needed to use spaces in prefixes.

  • [p]set prefix "@Red " - This uses a mention as the prefix. See also the --mentionable flag.

  • [p]set prefix ! ? . - Sets multiple prefixes.

Arguments:
  • <prefixes...> - The prefixes the bot will respond to globally.

set regionalformat

Note

This command is locked to the server owner.

Syntax

[p]set regionalformat [language_code]

Tip

Alias: set region

Description

Changes the bot’s regional format in this server. This is used for formatting date, time and numbers.

language_code can be any language code with country code included, e.g. en-US, de-DE, fr-FR, pl-PL, etc. Leave language_code empty to base regional formatting on bot’s locale in this server.

Examples:
  • [p]set regionalformat en-US

  • [p]set region de-DE

  • [p]set regionalformat - Resets to the locale.

Arguments:
  • [language_code] - The region format to use for the bot in this server.

set removeadminrole

Note

This command is locked to the server owner.

Syntax

[p]set removeadminrole <role>

Tip

Aliases: set remadmindrole, set deladminrole, set deleteadminrole

Description

Removes an admin role for this guild.

Examples:
  • [p]set removeadminrole @Admins

  • [p]set removeadminrole Super Admins

Arguments:
  • <role> - The role to remove from being an admin.

set removemodrole

Note

This command is locked to the server owner.

Syntax

[p]set removemodrole <role>

Tip

Aliases: set remmodrole, set delmodrole, set deletemodrole

Description

Removes a mod role for this guild.

Examples:
  • [p]set removemodrole @Mods

  • [p]set removemodrole Loyal Helpers

Arguments:
  • <role> - The role to remove from being a moderator.

set serverfuzzy

Note

This command is locked to the server owner.

Syntax

[p]set serverfuzzy

Description

Toggle whether to enable fuzzy command search for the server.

This allows the bot to identify potential misspelled commands and offer corrections.

Note

This can be processor intensive and may be unsuitable for larger servers.

Default is for fuzzy command search to be disabled.

Example:
  • [p]set serverfuzzy

set serverprefix

Note

This command is locked to the admin role.

Syntax

[p]set serverprefix [prefixes...]

Tip

Alias: set serverprefixes

Description

Sets Red’s server prefix(es).

Warning

This will override global prefixes, the bot will not respond to any global prefixes in this server.

This is not additive. It will replace all current server prefixes.

Examples:
  • [p]set serverprefix !

  • [p]set serverprefix "! " - Quotes are needed to use spaces in prefixes.

  • [p]set serverprefix "@Red " - This uses a mention as the prefix.

  • [p]set serverprefix ! ? . - Sets multiple prefixes.

Arguments:
  • [prefixes...] - The prefixes the bot will respond to on this server. Leave blank to clear server prefixes.

set showsettings

Syntax

[p]set showsettings

Description

Show the current settings for Red.

set status

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]set status <status>

Description

Sets Red’s status.

Available statuses:
  • online

  • idle

  • dnd

  • invisible

Examples:
  • [p]set status online - Clears the status.

  • [p]set status invisible

Arguments:
  • <status> - One of the available statuses.

set streaming

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]set streaming [(<streamer> <stream_title>)]

Tip

Aliases: set stream, set twitch

Description

Sets Red’s streaming status to a twitch stream.

This will appear as Streaming <stream_title> or LIVE ON TWITCH depending on the context. It will also include a Watch button with a twitch.tv url for the provided streamer.

Maximum length for a stream title is 128 characters.

Leaving both streamer and stream_title empty will clear it.

Examples:
  • [p]set stream - Clears the activity status.

  • [p]set stream 26 Twentysix is streaming - Sets the stream to https://www.twitch.tv/26.

  • [p]set stream https://twitch.tv/26 Twentysix is streaming - Sets the URL manually.

Arguments:
  • <streamer> - The twitch streamer to provide a link to. This can be their twitch name or the entire URL.

  • <stream_title> - The text to follow Streaming in the status.

set usebotcolour

Note

This command is locked to the server owner.

Syntax

[p]set usebotcolour

Tip

Alias: set usebotcolor

Description

Toggle whether to use the bot owner-configured colour for embeds.

Default is to use the bot’s configured colour. Otherwise, the colour used will be the colour of the bot’s top role.

Example:
  • [p]set usebotcolour

set username

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]set username <username>

Tip

Alias: set name

Description

Sets Red’s username.

Maximum length for a username is 32 characters.

Note

The username of a verified bot cannot be manually changed.

Please contact Discord support to change it.

Example:
  • [p]set username BaguetteBot

Arguments:
  • <username> - The username to give the bot.

set watching

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]set watching [watching]

Description

Sets Red’s watching status.

This will appear as Watching <watching>.

Maximum length for a watching status is 128 characters.

Examples:
  • [p]set watching - Clears the activity status.

  • [p]set watching [p]help

Arguments:
  • [watching] - The text to follow Watching. Leave blank to clear the current activity status.

shutdown

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]shutdown [silently=False]

Description

Shuts down the bot.

Allows Red to shut down gracefully.

This is the recommended method for shutting down the bot.

Examples:
  • [p]shutdown

  • [p]shutdown True - Shutdowns silently.

Arguments:
  • [silently] - Whether to skip sending the shutdown message. Defaults to False.

traceback

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]traceback [public=False]

Description

Sends to the owner the last command exception that has occurred.

If public (yes is specified), it will be sent to the chat instead.

Warning

Sending the traceback publicly can accidentally reveal sensitive information about your computer or configuration.

Examples:
  • [p]traceback - Sends the traceback to your DMs.

  • [p]traceback True - Sends the last traceback in the current context.

Arguments:
  • [public] - Whether to send the traceback to the current context. Leave blank to send to your DMs.

unignore

Note

This command is locked to the admin role.

Syntax

[p]unignore

Description

Commands to remove servers or channels from the ignore list.

unignore channel

Syntax

[p]unignore channel [channel]

Description

Remove a channel or category from the ignore list.

Defaults to the current channel.

Examples:
  • [p]unignore channel #general - Unignores commands in the #general channel.

  • [p]unignore channel - Unignores commands in the current channel.

  • [p]unignore channel "General Channels" - Use quotes for categories with spaces.

  • [p]unignore channel 356236713347252226 - Also accepts IDs. Use this method to unignore categories.

Arguments:
  • <channel> - The channel to unignore. This can be a category channel.

unignore server

Note

This command is locked to the admin role.

Syntax

[p]unignore server

Tip

Alias: unignore guild

Description

Remove this server from the ignore list.

Example:
  • [p]unignore server - Stops ignoring the current server

unload

Note

This command is locked to the bot owner.

Syntax

[p]unload <cogs...>

Description

Unloads previously loaded cog packages.

See packages available to unload with [p]cogs.

Examples:
  • [p]unload general - Unloads the general cog.

  • [p]unload admin mod mutes - Unloads multiple cogs.

Arguments:
  • <cogs...> - The cog packages to unload.

uptime

Syntax

[p]uptime

Description

Shows Red’s uptime.