Events

This page documents various incoming and outgoing events.

Help Wanted: we should adopt AsyncAPI to properly document the protocol!

Client to Server

Authenticate

Authenticate with Revolt.

{
  "type": "Authenticate",
  "token": "{token}"
}

BeginTyping

Tell other users that you have begun typing in a channel.

Must be in the specified channel or nothing will happen.

{
  "type": "BeginTyping",
  "channel": "{channel_id}"
}

EndTyping

Tell other users that you have stopped typing in a channel.

Must be in the specified channel or nothing will happen.

{
  "type": "EndTyping",
  "channel": "{channel_id}"
}

Ping

Ping the server, you can specify a timestamp that you'll receive back.

{
  "type": "Ping",
  "data": 0
}

Server to Client

Error

An error occurred which meant you couldn't authenticate.

{
  "type": "Error",
  "error": "{error_id}"
}

The {error_id} can be one of the following:

  • LabelMe: uncategorised error
  • InternalError: the server ran into an issue
  • InvalidSession: authentication details are incorrect
  • OnboardingNotFinished: user has not chosen a username
  • AlreadyAuthenticated: this connection is already authenticated

Authenticated

The server has authenticated your connection and you will shortly start receiving data.

{
  "type": "Authenticated"
}

Logged Out

The current user session has been invalidated or the bot token has been reset.

{
  "type": "Logout"
}

Your connection will be closed shortly after.

Bulk

Several events have been sent, process each item of v as its own event.

{
    "type": "Bulk",
    "v": [...]
}

Pong

Ping response from the server.

{
  "type": "Pong",
  "data": 0
}

Ready

Data for use by client, data structures match the API specification.

{
    "type": "Ready",
    "users": [{..}],
    "servers": [{..}],
    "channels": [{..}],
    "emojis": [{..}]
}

Message

Message received, the event object has the same schema as the Message object in the API with the addition of an event type.

{
    "type": "Message",
    [..]
}

MessageUpdate

Message edited or otherwise updated.

{
    "type": "MessageUpdate",
    "id": "{message_id}",
    "channel": "{channel_id}",
    "data": {..}
}
  • data field contains a partial Message object.

MessageAppend

Message has data being appended to it.

{
    "type": "MessageAppend",
    "id": "{message_id}",
    "channel": "{channel_id}",
    "append": {
        "embeds"?: [...]
    }
}

MessageDelete

Message has been deleted.

{
  "type": "MessageDelete",
  "id": "{message_id}",
  "channel": "{channel_id}"
}

MessageReact

A reaction has been added to a message.

{
  "type": "MessageReact",
  "id": "{message_id}",
  "channel_id": "{channel_id}",
  "user_id": "{user_id}",
  "emoji_id": "{emoji_id}"
}

MessageUnreact

A reaction has been removed from a message.

{
  "type": "MessageUnreact",
  "id": "{message_id}",
  "channel_id": "{channel_id}",
  "user_id": "{user_id}",
  "emoji_id": "{emoji_id}"
}

MessageRemoveReaction

A certain reaction has been removed from the message.

{
  "type": "MessageRemoveReaction",
  "id": "{message_id}",
  "channel_id": "{channel_id}",
  "emoji_id": "{emoji_id}"
}

ChannelCreate

Channel created, the event object has the same schema as the Channel object in the API with the addition of an event type.

{
    "type": "ChannelCreate",
    [..]
}

ChannelUpdate

Channel details updated.

{
    "type": "ChannelUpdate",
    "id": "{channel_id}",
    "data": {..},
    "clear": ["{field}", ...]
}
  • data field contains a partial Channel object.
  • {field} is a field to remove, one of:
    • Icon
    • Description

ChannelDelete

Channel has been deleted.

{
  "type": "ChannelDelete",
  "id": "{channel_id}"
}

ChannelGroupJoin

A user has joined the group.

{
  "type": "ChannelGroupJoin",
  "id": "{channel_id}",
  "user": "{user_id}"
}

ChannelGroupLeave

A user has left the group.

{
  "type": "ChannelGroupLeave",
  "id": "{channel_id}",
  "user": "{user_id}"
}

ChannelStartTyping

A user has started typing in this channel.

{
  "type": "ChannelStartTyping",
  "id": "{channel_id}",
  "user": "{user_id}"
}

ChannelStopTyping

A user has stopped typing in this channel.

{
  "type": "ChannelStopTyping",
  "id": "{channel_id}",
  "user": "{user_id}"
}

ChannelAck

You have acknowledged new messages in this channel up to this message ID.

{
  "type": "ChannelAck",
  "id": "{channel_id}",
  "user": "{user_id}",
  "message_id": "{message_id}"
}

ServerCreate

Server created, the event object has the same schema as the SERVER object in the API with the addition of an event type.

{
    "type": "ServerCreate",
    [..]
}

ServerUpdate

Server details updated.

{
    "type": "ServerUpdate",
    "id": "{server_id}",
    "data": {..},
    "clear": ["{field}", ...]
}
  • data field contains a partial Server object.
  • {field} is a field to remove, one of:
    • Icon
    • Banner
    • Description

ServerDelete

Server has been deleted.

{
  "type": "ServerDelete",
  "id": "{server_id}"
}

ServerMemberUpdate

Server member details updated.

{
    "type": "ServerMemberUpdate",
    "id": {
        "server": "{server_id}",
        "user": "{user_id}"
    },
    "data": {..},
    "clear": ["{field}", ...]
}
  • data field contains a partial Server Member object.
  • {field} is a field to remove, one of:
    • Nickname
    • Avatar

ServerMemberJoin

A user has joined the server.

{
  "type": "ServerMemberJoin",
  "id": "{server_id}",
  "user": "{user_id}"
}

ServerMemberLeave

A user has left the server.

{
  "type": "ServerMemberLeave",
  "id": "{server_id}",
  "user": "{user_id}"
}

ServerRoleUpdate

Server role has been updated or created.

{
    "type": "ServerRoleUpdate",
    "id": "{server_id}",
    "role_id": "{role_id}",
    "data": {..},
    "clear": ["{field}", ...]
}
  • data field contains a partial Server Role object.
  • clear is a field to remove, one of:
    • Colour

ServerRoleDelete

Server role has been deleted.

{
  "type": "ServerRoleDelete",
  "id": "{server_id}",
  "role_id": "{role_id}"
}

UserUpdate

User has been updated.

{
    "type": "UserUpdate",
    "id": "{user_id}",
    "data": {..},
    "clear": ["{field}", ...]
}
  • data field contains a partial User object.
  • clear is a field to remove, one of:
    • ProfileContent
    • ProfileBackground
    • StatusText
    • Avatar
    • DisplayName

UserRelationship

Your relationship with another user has changed.

{
  "type": "UserRelationship",
  "id": "{your_user_id}",
  "user": "{..}",
  "status": "{status}"
}
  • user field contains a User object.
  • status field matches Relationship Status in API.

UserPlatformWipe

User has been platform banned or deleted their account.

Clients should remove the following associated data:

  • Messages
  • DM Channels
  • Relationships
  • Server Memberships

User flags are specified to explain why a wipe is occurring though not all reasons will necessarily ever appear.

{
  "type": "UserPlatformWipe",
  "user_id": "{user_id}",
  "flags": "{user_flags}"
}

EmojiCreate

Emoji created, the event object has the same schema as the Emoji object in the API with the addition of an event type.

{
  "type": "EmojiCreate",
  [..]
}

EmojiDelete

Emoji has been deleted.

{
  "type": "EmojiDelete",
  "id": "{emoji_id}"
}

Auth

Forwarded events from Authifier, currently only session deletion events are forwarded.

{
  "type": "Auth",
  "event_type": "{event_type}",
  [..]
}

Event type may be defined as one of the following with the additional properties:

DeleteSession

A session has been deleted.

{
  "event_type": "DeleteSession",
  "user_id": "{user_id}",
  "session_id": "{session_id}"
}

DeleteAllSessions

All sessions for this account have been deleted, optionally excluding a given ID.

{
  "event_type": "DeleteAllSessions",
  "user_id": "{user_id}",
  "exclude_session_id": "{session_id}"
}