Discord bots are AI programs that are used to automate tasks in a Discord server. Users use these bots based on the needs of their Discord server. Activities like welcoming new members to the server are managed by the server admin. However, in larger servers managing these tasks becomes more challenging. For this purpose, the server administrator uses a variety of Discord bots and the Hydra bot is one of them which can be used to customize welcome messages and create reaction roles for a Discord server.
This write-up will elaborate on the Hydra bot using the following outline:
Note: This procedure can also be followed by mobile users to add the Hydra bot on Discord.
How to Add Hydra Bot on Discord?
In the past, the Hydra bot is used for music stream but the developers had to remove those features due to some reasons. Therefore, now the Hydra bot is used to customize the welcome messages and other perform other admin tasks. To add the Hydra bot on a Discord server, follow the steps demonstrated below.
Step 1: Invite the Hydra Bot
Visit the Hydra Bot official website and click on the “Invite” button:
Step 2: Select the Server
Click on the “Add to Server” drop-down menu and select the desired server. Then, hit the “Continue” button. For demonstration purposes, a server named “its Linux FOSS” is selected:
Step 3: Grant Permissions
Grant the necessary permissions for the Hydra bot and hit the “Authorize” button:
Step 4: Marking Captcha
Mark the captcha as highlighted below for human verification and the Hydra bot will be added to the Discord server:
Step 5: Verification
Launch the Discord application and select the Discord server from the left menu bar:
Next, click on the “Show Members List” icon and verify the Hydra bot’s presence in the list:
The above output shows that the Hydra bot is successfully added to the Discord server.
How to Use the Hydra Bot on Discord?
Hydra Bot uses a forward slash “/” as a prefix before its commands. To check all the Hydra bot commands, type “/” in the message section of the server:
Next, press the Hydra Bot icon to view all the Hydra Bot commands:
Let’s see how to use these Hydra bot commands.
Step 1: Insert the Command
Go to the Discord server and type the Hydra bot command in the message section. For demonstration, type the “/welcome-messages” command to manage or create new welcome messages for the users:
Step 2: Hit the Enter Key
Press the Enter key to view the options to manage or create new welcome messages:
Step 3: Introducing Welcome Messages
Click on the “Introducing Welcome Messages” from the given options to create a new welcome message for the Discord server:
After this, a pop-up will appear on the screen and ask for permission to go to a link to create a welcome message. Press the “Yep!” button:
Step 4: Creating a New Welcome Message
In the browser, click on the “Get Started Now” button highlighted below:
Next, select the server by clicking on the “Configure” button:
Step 4: Configure the Welcome Message
Scroll down and select “Welcome Messages” to create a new welcome message:
By doing so, text fields will appear and asking you to add name, channel, and mode for the new welcome message:
After that, write a brief description of the design and select a template:
Next, write a message that will be shown as the welcome message and click on the “Save” button highlighted below:
Step 5: Preview the Welcome Message
To view the newly created welcome message in Discord, press the “Preview in Discord” button:
Go to the Discord server and view the welcome message in the chat box:
That is all about adding and using the Hydra bot on Discord.
To add the Hydra Bot, navigate to the Hydra Bot official website and click on the “Invite” button. Next, select the desired Discord to serve for the bot, and grant the necessary permissions to the bot. After that, hit the “Authorize” button. To use the Hydra bot, “/” is used as a prefix before writing commands. The “/welcome-messages” command will let the user configure a new welcome message for the Discord server. This write-up has provided the complete procedure to add and use the Hydra bot on Discord.