Summons a unit whose account is linked to the player's via the Recruit-a-Friend program. Does not instantly teleport the unit -- calling this function begins casting the Summon Friend "spell", and once it completes the unit is prompted to accept or decline the summon.

See also Recruit-a-friend functions.


SummonFriend("name") or SummonFriend("unit")


  • name - Exact name of a player to summon (only applies to units in the player's party or raid) (string)
  • unit - A unit to summon (string, unitID)