@username [N]++ description

The simplest format is simply @username++.

Chat response:

+1 karma requested for @username


You'll get more value out of Karma bot environment when you accompany each karma request with the description.
@username ++ description requests positive karma for @username if it is allowed by Who can request karma option.

Chat response:

+1 karma requested for @username


If the requesting user is a moderator or Auto-approve all requests option is enabled there will be no such message.

To give more than 1 karma at once karma value should be specified within a command.

@username 5++ description requests karma 5 karma for @username.

Chat response:

+5 karma requested for @username


It is not possible to request karma for users who do not accept it. This is defined per user via Roles settings.


If a user does not accept karma Karma bot will give a warning.

Does not accept karma response:

Sorry, user @username does not accept karma.


Multiple users and Slack Actions are also supported.

@username1 @username2 @username3 ++

Chat response:

+1 karma requested for @username1
+1 karma requested for @username2
+1 karma requested for @username3


In addition to the above, Karma bot for Slack can understand HipChat Karma bot format:

@username++++ – add 3 karma points (count(+) - 1, 5 max).

Chat response:

+3 karma requested for @username
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