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|Printable ASCII characters|
The ASCII characters 6, 7, 8, 9, and , are not used to represent anything in NetHack by default, although , is the pick up command. You can also use the keys 0–9 to specify a numeric prefix for a command or in a menu.
Some players change the "monsters" option in the options file to take advantage of one of these unused symbols. A default line looks like:
One alternative is:
Historical uses Edit
- 8 was used as the glyph for Medusa in some early versions of NetHack – from NetHack 2.2a through to NetHack 2.3e
- 9 was used as the glyph for the generic giant in some early versions of NetHack – from NetHack 1.3d through to NetHack 2.3e
- , was used as the glyph for the trapper in some early versions of NetHack – from NetHack 1.3d through to NetHack 2.3e