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There are 8 cardinal directions in NetHack. You can use either the number keys or the vi-keys:

If you have a number pad on your keyboard, you can turn on the num lock and set number_pad:1 in your options to use the keys for directions and movement:

789
4 6
123

To use the vi-keys for directions or movement, set number_pad:0 in your options:

yku
h l
bjn


Whenever you are prompted for a direction, you can also use the following:

  • upwards, <
  • downward, >
  • towards yourself, s or .

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