How to Use Hydra Bot Discord [ Hydra Bot Commands ]

The Ultimate Guide to Use Hydra Bot on Discord to play, add or remove music on your voice channel with Hydra Bot Commands.

The hydra bot allows the discord users to add the songs on the music channel of the discord server. The hydra bot offers functionality such as adding songs in a queue, adding playlists from platforms such as youtube or Spotify, etc. and all this can be done with simple commands. The hydra bot offers many features similar to music players and even more such as pause, resume, play, queue, next, back, clear, jump, shuffle, etc and all this can be done on your discord server.

How to add Hydra Bot on your server?

Adding a hydra bot is a simple task. Follow the steps mentioned below –

STEP 1: Go to the official website of Hydra Bot. You can either search for “hydra bot” on google or you can go directly to their official website which is –

STEP 2: When you are on the official website of Hydra Bot, then you can click on the pink button that says “Add to Discord” or you can also click on “Invite” on the upper left corner. This will invite the hydra bot on your server.

STEP 3: So when you click on the “Invite”, then it will ask you to sign in to your discord account. When you have signed in or you are already signed in to the discord then you will have to select the discord server to which you want to add the Hydra bot. 

STEP 4: After you have selected the server to which you want to add the hydra bot then it will ask you for permission access. It will automatically have administrator access, you can untick the administrator access if you don’t want the bot to have complete access to your server. Then select the Authorize button. 

The Hydra bot is added successfully to your discord server !! You will be able to see the hydra bot logo on the right sidebar. 


How to Use Hydra Bot?

  1. Type the command “.setup” in any text channel
  2. This will prompt Hydra bot to create a new text channel for song request only.
  3. Join any already existing voice channel or create one.
  4. Type the song request in the text channel created by the bot.


All Hydra Bot Commands List

You can find all the Hydra bot commands at their website


Hydra Bot Everyone Command

.help – Shows the help menu.

.lyrics – Shows lyrics for the currently playing song.

.lyrics <song title> – Shows lyrics for the provided song.

.ping – Shows the latency of the bot.

.ping ws – Shows the websocket latency of the bot.

.ping rest – Shows the rest latency of the bot.

.play <song name/url> [flags] – Plays a song.

.play file – Plays the file attached to the message.

.playlist – Play your saved default playlist.

.playlist list – List your saved playlists.

.playlist show <playlist name> [page number] – Show the songs within the provided playlist.

.playlist song save <url> – Save a song to your default or provided playlist

.playlist song delete <songId> – Delete a song from your default or provided playlist

.premiumstatus – Show the user and server premium status

.queue – Shows the queue.

.queue <page number> – Show a specific page of the queue.

.search <song name> – Searches and lets you choose a song.

.songinfo – Shows details of the song currently being played.

.songinfo <song number> – Shows the detail of a specific song in the queue.

.voteskip – Lets you vote for skipping the current track.


Hydra Bot DJ Commands

.clear – Clears the current queue.

.loop – Cycles through all three loop modes (queue, song, off).

.loop queue – Loop the queue.

.loop song – Loop the current playing song.

.loop off – Turn looping off

.move <song number> – Move the selected song to the top of the queue.

.move <from> <to> –  Move the selected song to the provided position.

.move swap <from> <to> – Swap track positions in the queue.

.move last – Move the last track in the queue to the top.

.pause – Pauses the current playing song.

.remove <song number> – Remove a specific song from the queue.

.remove cleanup – Removes songs from users which left the voice channel.

.remove doubles – Remove duplicate songs from the queue.

.remove range <from> <to> – Remove a range of tracks from the queue.

.replay – Replay the current song.

.resume – Resumes the current paused song.

.seek mm:ss – Seeks to a specific position in the current song.

.shuffle – Shuffle the queue.

.shuffle fair – Shuffles the queue fairly between users with songs in the queue.

.skip – Lets you skip the current song.

.skip <trackNumber> – Skips to a specific track in the queue.

.stop – Stop the player and clear the queue.


How do I get my discord bot to work?

Sometimes the Hydra Bot might have issues, such as it may not respond and it may be offline. This can be due to a complete discord server outage, if you face the issue check on the discord status page. 

Also, make sure that you have provided sufficient permissions to the Hydra bot, it can be done in the setting tab. 

If the hydra bot does not respond after applying the above steps, then make sure you did not change the hydra bot default prefix.


Some Great Music Bots

Rythm Bot – It is the second largest music bot. It has all features of play, pause, resume, loop, queue, etc. to have fun with music.

Octave Bot – Octave Bot is maintained by the same team that is running the Dank Memer Bot (one of the largest discord bot). Earlier, Dank Memer contained music feature but later they decide to separate it into a separate music bot (octave bot).

Mee6 Bot – It is a general purpose bot. Its a great moderation bot which can play music.

You can also check the list of Best music discord bots in 2021 for detail comparisons of features and benefits.

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