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100 Custom Slack Emojis You Absolutely, Positively Need

Slack might get a lot of… well, slack for distracting people who are trying to get work done. So the fact that you can create animated emoji AND upload no limit of custom emoji to round out your Slack conversations might not help in that regard. But, we get a lot of work done at Revelry. And Slack emoji just helps us with our game.

We knock out one-week sprints. The solutions we deploy are lean and innovative. Our communication protocol kicks ass.

And, we’ve managed to add 514 custom emoji to our Slack team.

Yes, five hundred fourteen. And we’re not done yet.

They say Slack lets you “bring your whole self to work.” Emoji helps you be your whole self with a simple and silent click of the mouse. They can convey your mood or reaction faster and more succinctly than text can.

Slack Emoji Lists Aren’t Hard to Find

But be warned: this is no basic list of Five Emoji for Coders. This is no simple list of Twelve Must-Have Slackmoji. This is your monster mega list of 100-ish custom emoji your company Slack needs. It is our gift to you. Now you can create animated emoji yourself–You’re welcome.

Celebrate Good Times, Come On! (It’s a Celebration)

Let’s start with the reaction emoji that we most like to use. The team completed a tough sprint. Someone went above and beyond in their work. A tough bug was fixed. A glowing review from a client was received. Send the team some love.

  • fist bump slack emoji: fistbump
  • clapping slack emoji: clapping
  • pip slack emoji: pip
  • italian chef slack emoji: italian_chef
  • nice slack emoji: nice
  • 300 slack emoji: 300
    For when the default :100: just isn’t good enough to convey how you feel
  • amaze slack emoji: amaze
  • pikachu slack emoji: pikachu_amaze
  • aw yeah slack emoji: aw_yeah
  • aww yeah slack emoji: aww_yeah
    When you need a little extra in your “aww yeah”

Subset #1: Celebratory Dancing

When you really feel like celebrating, you need to dance. And boy, do we have the emoji for that.

  • carlton slack emoji: carlton
  • hammertime slack emoji: hammertime
  • celeryman slack emoji: celeryman
  • leftshark slack emoji: leftshark
  • owl dance slack emoji: owldance
  • : andre_dance
  • dancing pengiun slack emoji: dancing_penguin
  • : dancing_pizza
    Did I mention everyone loves pizza?
  • : hamster_dance
  • pikachu dancing slack emoji: pikachu_dancing
  • : sonic_dance
  • : tunak

Subset #2: Celebratory Drinking!

Lots of people like to celebrate with drinks. We’re no different.

  • : bll
  • : gingeroo
  • : marg
  • whiskey slack emoji: whiskey
  • espresso slack emoji: espresso
    For those who favor non-alcoholic drinks

Ok, But What About When Things Aren’t Going So Well?

While we would love for every day to be full of rainbows, those don’t come without a little rain. So we decided to create animated emoji for when it’s really raining. Project overdue? Bugs you can’t figure out? Had a giant brain fart publicly on Slack? We got you, fam.

  • crying jordan slack emoji: crying_jordan
    Well, that didn’t go as planned
  • homer hiding slack emoji: homer
    That really didn’t go as planned
  • facepalm slack emojis: facepalm
    Did something annoying happen?
  • : duckhuntdog
    Did something mildly annoying happen?
  • bruh slack emojis: bruh
    Did something really annoying happen?
  • : hr_vest
    Did someone say something NSFW?
  • : Kevin
  • : dumpster_fire
    I haven’t joined a team Slack channel yet that didn’t have a dumpster fire emoji
  • : dumpster_fire
    Or sometimes two dumpster fire emoji, because really, sometimes dumpster fires have a level of nuance that can only be differentiated by multiple emoji
  • this is fine slack emoji: this_is_fine
  • : disapproval
  • : wtf
  • : i_dunno
    When you need ¯\_(ツ)_/¯, but in reaction emoji form
  • : shaggy
    It wasn’t me
  • : 90
    Not quite :100:, but hey, you tried?

Status Emoji

Another useful way to use Slack emoji are to reflect your status. Whether it’s the office’s status or your personal status.

  • : nocox
    The internet is down
  • : cox
    The internet is back
  • : no_coffee
    We’re out of coffee
  • : no_parking
    All the parking spaces are now full
  • : nocodeship
    Whoops, Codeship is down
  • : wfh
    I’m working from home today
  • cat typing slack emoji: cat_typing
    I’m coding
  • : matrix
    I’m really coding
  • : sonic_waiting
    I’m waiting for something
  • : waiting_for_free_heroku_dyno_to_wake_up
    I’m waiting for something very specific

Reaction Emoji (Reactji)

These are some basic reactions that didn’t really fit in the other categories.

  • : ditto
    When you agree with someone
  • : aliens
    Where did that bug come from? Why is the app doing that when you click on that button? Why does it only crash once every 10 clicks???
  • : david_s_pumpkins
    Any questions?
  • : the-more-you-know
    Did you learn something?
  • : what_year_is_it
  • : its_a_trap
  • : its_a_tarp

Because why not?

  • : excellent
  • : all_the_things
  • : ballmer

Developers! Developers! Developers!

  • : not_bad
  • : takei
    Oh my!

Show Off Your Team!

Your team probably has some cool people on it. Or at least your team knows some cool people? Or has some cool pets? Please tell me your team at least has ONE of those things? Then go nuts and create animated emoji for them! Nothing says “Good job, co-worker” like giving them an emoji reaction of themselves.

The Slack emoji here are just examples from our team, but I guess you could take them if you really want to. But that would be weird.

  • : andre
  • : sean
  • : dope
    Does someone use a certain word often? Use a Custom Slack Response to post their image any time someone uses that word
  • : officepup
  • : wab
  • : wab_2

Show Off Your City!

If you work in a city that has a rich, cultural history, or just several inside jokes, make emoji for them!

  • : morris_bart
    Do you have a local attorney who makes hilariously bad commercials?
  • : blue_dog
    or a well-known local artist?
  • brees slack emoji: brees
    or a local sports team?
  • : kingcakebaby
    or a scary local sports team mascot?
  • : crawfish
    or a local food specialty?
  • : poboy
  • : chicago-flag

Showing some love for our Chicago office

  • : fly_the_w
  • : chicago-dog

What Are We Doing for Lunch?

  • : pizza
  • : bloomin_onion
  • : felipes
  • : drool

You Can’t Have a Party Without a Party Parrot!

And of course, there will be several variations on the party parrot theme to fit any occasion.

  • : partyparrot
  • : partyparrotshuffle
  • : fieri_parrot
  • : dealwithit_parrot
  • : icecream_parrot
  • : party_corgi
  • : party_try_not_to_cry
  • : troll_parrot

Let’s Get Fancy With Combo Emoji!

There’s really no reason to use these, other than to prove you can.

  • : mercury1: and :mercury2

  • : mst3k: :mst3k-seat: :mst3k-servo: :mst3k-mike: :mst3k-crow
  • slack emoji parrot 1


Presented Without Comment

Here are a few more that are just fun to use.

  • dat boi slack emoji: dat_boi
  • : businesscat
  • : comic_sans
  • : bobross
  • : hello
  • : if_you_dont
  • : jerry
  • morty slack emoji: morty
  • : rick
  • mullet slack emoji: mullet

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