Welcome to discord.py


discord.py is a modern, easy to use, feature-rich, and async ready API wrapper for Discord.


  • Modern Pythonic API using async/await syntax

  • Sane rate limit handling that prevents 429s

  • Command extension to aid with bot creation

  • Easy to use with an object oriented design

  • Optimised for both speed and memory

Getting started

Is this your first time using the library? This is the place to get started!

Getting help

If you’re having trouble with something, these resources might help.


These extensions help you during development when it comes to common tasks.


These pages go into great detail about everything the API can do.


If you’re looking for something related to the project itself, it’s here.