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Top 5 Discord Moderation Bots to Keep Your Server Safe

If you have a Discord server, then you need a moderation bot to keep that server running. Moderation bots help organize your server, welcome new members, and discipline troublemakers. If you want to keep your server safe and clean, then you need to add a mod bot.

Of course, there are many different moderation bots available with different features and strengths. The best bot for one server may not be the best for another. As such, we have compiled a list of the 5 best Discord moderation bots. Read on to compare these bots and determine which will work best for your server.

1. MEE6

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The MEE6 Discord bot is one of the most popular and well-known Discord moderation bots. You can configure it to automatically moderate your server in a number of different ways using MEE6′ commands. Assign a custom message for the MEE6 bot to display in a channel when a user joins or leaves your server, or have it send a private message directly to the user. MEE6 can also auto-assign a custom role to a new user. This can be useful when you don’t want new users having full access to your server until you get to know them better.

MEE6 can also be set to scan your server for banned content and warn, mute, kick, or ban users from a specific channel or your entire server, either temporarily or permanently. You set how many rule infractions a user can make until they get in trouble.

In addition to these moderation features, MEE6 can play music and level up users for participating in your server. With MEE6 premium, you can reward users with special roles once they reach a certain level, connect multiple Twitch and YouTube channels to your server, and further customize your moderation messages. MEE6 premium costs $11.95/month, $43.02 for a full year, or $79.90 for lifetime use on one server.

2. Dyno

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Dyno is a popular moderation bot used on more than 800,000 servers. It has 35 different moderation bot commands that let it warn, mute, deafen, kick, and ban members. It can also assign roles to users who cause trouble and limit their activities. After banning a user, Dyno can also save their chat messages instead of letting Discord auto-delete them. For all of these actions, Dyno records them in their moderation log, which admins and human mods can access and make notes in. Finally, Dyno can lock a channel for a given amount of time, giving admins the chance to clean up the channel or discipline multiple users.

Dyno can also be used for dozens of other commands apart from moderation–you can use it to look up Covid statistics, find animal pictures, flip a coin, make a poll, or play music. With a premium account, the bot can also create custom embedded messages, special text channels that can also be viewed when a user is in voice chat, and auto-purge settings that let you delete all messages from a channel after a given amount of time. Premium costs $5/mo for one server, $10/mo for 3, and $15/mo for 5.

3. ProBot

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ProBot is a relatively new moderation bot that also includes welcome messages, auto-response, and anti-raid protection. With ProBot, you can design your own welcome messages to new members that include the member’s avatar and name. You can set automatic responses to specific words or messages. When a user breaks the rules, the bot can warn, mute, kick, or ban a member from a text or voice channel or from your entire server. It can also move the offending member into a voice channel where a human moderation can talk with them about their behavior. If a whole channel is acting up, then ProBot can lock the channel and clear its messages.

ProBot can also be used to play music, auto-assign roles, and assign XP to members. In addition to the above free features, ProBot offers two paid plans–prime and premium. Prime lets you adjust your music volume, unban all banned users at once, and implement more advanced anti-raid features. Prime costs $2.50/month or $24.99/year. Premium includes the above features while also letting you change the name and avatar of your server’s ProBot. It costs $9.99/mo or $79.99/yr.

4. Tatsu

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Tatsu provides an all-in-one Discord bot that includes moderation, a server-based economy, leveling, games, and logging. You can set custom welcome and goodbye messages as users join and leave your server. You can also set custom reaction roles and server join roles. These can be used to organize which channels a user can see or join depending on how long they’ve been on the server or by self-defined characteristics or interests. Tatsu’s fun commands let users search up pics, grab information off of Wikipedia or Urban Dictionary, share animal facts and pictures, fish, and collect pets. The more users participate in your server, the more XP they get. You get to customize what rewards and roles they receive and how much XP a given action earns.

Tatsu is best as a user participation bot, but it does include some basic auto-moderation features as well. Tatsu can ban or kick users and prune a channel’s messages. You can also disable specific commands on specific servers if you don’t want users to access all of Tatsu’s commands. All of Tatsu’s features are free, though you can get more chat XP, credits, and coins by donating to the developers. You can pay from $4.99 up to $49.99/mo for these rewards.

5. Arcane

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Arcane is a great bot for increasing user participation while keeping your server free of unwelcome content. The bot can warn, kick, mute, or ban a user from your server for using blacklisted words or posting spam content. It can also lock a channel or purge its messages if a conversation has gotten particularly inappropriate.

Arcane can also grant users XP for participating in text and voice channels and reward them with custom roles and other prizes. You can also use Arcane for reaction roles, which lets users pick a role when they choose a specific reaction to a message. This can be used to quickly assign roles to many users according to their interests or characteristics. Finally, with Arcane premium, you can use unlimited reaction roles, configure XP multipliers, and log messages in the bot’s moderation log for up to 12 hours. Arcane premium costs $5/mo for 2 servers, $10/mo for 5 servers, and $20/mo for 15 servers.

Learn More about Discord Bots

Are you looking for more Discord bots to spice up your server? Check out our article on the 10 Best Discord Bots for Any Server. If you need a more general overview of Discord bots, including information on how to add a bot to Discord, then read up on How to Use Discord Bots.

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