Quick reference guide

Original Keyset Command Summary
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'a' Aim a wand               'A' Activate an object
'b' Browse a book            'B' (unused)
'c' Close a door             'C' Character description
'd' Drop an item             'D' Disarm a trap/lock @ door
'e' Equipment list           'E' Eat some food
'f' Fire an item             'F' Fuel your lantern/torch
'g' Get objects on floor     'G' Gain new spells/prayers
'h' Fire ammo at target      'H' (unused)
'i' Inventory list           'I' Observe an item
'j' (unused)                 'J' Steal
'k' Ignore an item           'K' Toggle ignore
'l' Look around              'L' Locate player on map
'm' Cast a spell             'M' Full dungeon map
'n' (unused)                 'N' (unused)
'o' Open a door or chest     'O' (unused)
'p' Project a spell          'P' Access party menu
'q' Quaff a potion           'Q' End character & quit
'r' Read a scroll            'R' Rest for a period
's' (unused)                 'S' Toggle stealth mode
't' Take off equipment       'T' Dig a tunnel
'u' Use a staff              'U' Use an item
'v' Throw an item            'V' Polymorph into a monster
'w' Wear/wield equipment     'W' Walk into a trap
'x' Swap equipment           'X' (unused)
'y' Use dragon breath        'Y' (unused)
'z' Zap a rod                'Z' (unused)
'!' (unused)                 '^A'   Do autopickup
'@' Display online players   '^B'   (unused)
'#' (unused)                 '^C'   End character & quit
'$' Drop gold                '^D'   Describe object
'%' Display current time     '^E'   Buy a house
'^' (special - control key)  '^F'   Repeat level feeling
'&' Dungeon Master menu      '^G'   (special - bell)
'*' Target monster/location  '^H'   (unused)
'(' Target friendly player   '^I'   (special - tab)
')' Save screen dump         '^J'   (special - linefeed)
'{' Inscribe an object       '^K'   (unused)
'}' Uninscribe an object     '^L'   Center map
'[' Display visible monster  '^M'   (special - return)
']' Display visible object   '^N'   (unused)
'-' (unused)                 '^O'   Show previous message
'_' Drink/fill (fountain)    '^P'   Show previous messages
'+' Alter grid               '^Q'   Get a quest
'=' Set options              '^R'   Redraw the screen
';' Walk (with pickup)       '^S'   Socials
':' Enter chat mode          '^T'   (unused)
''' Target closest monster   '^U'   (unused)
'"' Enter user pref command  '^V'   (unused)
',' Stay still (with pickup) '^W'   Full wilderness map
'<' Go up staircase          '^X'   Save and quit
'.' Run                      '^Y'   (unused)
'>' Go down staircase        '^Z'   Use chat command
'\\' special: bypass keymap  '~' Check knowledge
'`' special: escape          '?' Help
'/' Identify monster         '|' Quiver list
'TAB'   (unused)
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Roguelike Keyset Command Summary
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'a' Zap a rod (Activate)      'A' Activate an object
'b' (walk - south west)       'B' (run - south west)
'c' Close a door              'C' Character description
'd' Drop an item              'D' Disarm a trap/lock@door
'e' Equipment list            'E' Eat some food
'f' Use dragon breath attack  'F' Fuel your lantern/torch
'g' Get objects on floor      'G' Gain new spells/prayers
'h' (walk - west)             'H' (run - west)
'i' Inventory list            'I' Observe an item
'j' (walk - south)            'J' (run - south)
'k' (walk - north)            'K' (run - north)
'l' (walk - east)             'L' (run - east)
'm' Cast a spell              'M' Full dungeon map
'n' (walk - south east)       'N' (run - south east)
'o' Open a door or chest      'O' Toggle ignore
'p' Project a spell           'P' Browse a book (Peruse)
'q' Quaff a potion            'Q' End character & quit
'r' Read a scroll             'R' Rest for a period
's' (unused)                  'S' Steal
't' Fire an item              'T' Take off equipment
'u' (walk - north east)       'U' (run - north east)
'v' Throw an item             'V' Polymorph into a monster
'w' Wear/wield equipment      'W' Locate player @ map (Where)
'x' Look around (Examine)     'X' Use an item
'y' (walk - north west)       'Y' (run - north west)
'z' Aim a wand (Zap)          'Z' Use a staff (Zap)
'!' Access party menu         '^A'   Do autopickup
'@' Center map                '^B'   (alter - south west)
'#' Toggle stealth mode       '^C'   End character & quit
'$' Drop gold                 '^D'   Ignore an item
'%' Display current time      '^E'   Buy a house
'^' (special - control key)   '^F'   Repeat level feeling
'&'Dungeon Master menu        '^G'   (special - bell)
'*' Target monster/location   '^H'   (alter - west)
'(' Target friendly player    '^I'   (special - tab)
')' Save screen dump          '^J'   (alter - south)
'{' Inscribe an object        '^K'   (alter - north)
'}' Uninscribe an object      '^L'   (alter - east)
'[' Display visible monster   '^M'   (special - return)
']' Display visible object    '^N'   (alter - south east)
'-' Walk into a trap          '^O'   Show previous message
'_' Drink/fill (fountain)     '^P'   Show previous messages
'+' Alter grid                '^Q'   Get a quest
'=' Set options               '^R'   Redraw the screen
';' Walk (with pickup)        '^S'   Socials
':' Enter chat mode           '^T'   Dig a tunnel
''' Target closest monster    '^U'   (alter - north east)
'"' Enter user pref command   '^V'   Display connected players
',' Run                       '^W'   Full wilderness map
'<' Go up staircase           '^X' Save and quit
'.' Stay still (with pickup)  '^Y' (alter - north west)
'>' Go down staircase         '^Z'   Use chat command
'\\' special: bypass keymap   '~' Check knowledge
'`' special: escape           '?' Help
'/' Identify monster          '|' Quiver list
'TAB' Fire ammo at target     'BKS'  Describe object
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Note: 'BKS' is equal to the BACKSPACE key.


An alternavite hotkeys layout:
 
^ – means Ctrl (control key)
 

Inventory

i  Inventory list       e  Equipment list
d  Drop an item         $  Drop gold
w  Wear/wield           t  Take off equipment
k  Ignore/destroy item  K  Toggle ignoring of items
|  Quiver list

Movement
To walk, use the direction keys on your numpad.
To run (much faster), hold down Shift and use the numpad direction keys. If running doesn’t work, try pressing Numlock.

;  Walk (with pickup)  W  Walk into a trap
<  Go up staircase     >  Go down staircase
.  Run                 S  Toggle stealth (rogue class)

Resting

R  Rest for a period     ,   Stay still (with pickup)
g  Get objects on floor  ^A  Do autopickup

Interaction

c  Close a door            T  Dig a tunnel
o  Open a door or chest    +  Alter grid
_  Drink/fill (fountain)   D  Disarm a trap or chest

To alter a grid you can also hold down Ctrl and use the numpad direction keys.

Spell and Prayer

m    Cast a spell        p    Project a spell
b    Browse a book       G    Gain new spells/prayers

Monster Spell

y  Dragon breath attack   V  Polymorph into a monster 

Object Manipulation

q    Quaff a potion          r    Read a scroll
{    Inscribe an object      }    Uninscribe an object
E    Eat some food           F    Fuel your lantern/torch

Magical Object

a    Aim a wand                 u    Use a staff
z    Zap a rod                  A    Activate an object

Throwing and Missile Weapons

f    Fire an item                v    Throw an item
h    Fire at nearest target      '    Target closest monster
*    Target monster or location  (    Target friendly player

Looking

M    Full dungeon map           L    Locate player on map
l    Look around                I    Observe an item
^W   Full wilderness map

Messages

:    Enter chat mode            ^Z   Use chat command
^D   Describe object            ^F   Repeat level feeling
^O   Show previous message      ^P   Show previous messages

Player House

^E   Buy a house

To buy or sell a house, press this key outside a house.
To view your own shop inventory, press this key inside a house.

Game Status

~    Check knowledge            P    Access party menu
@    Display connected players  %    Display current time
C    Character description

Saving and Exiting

^X   Save and quit              Q    End character & quit

To end your character you can also press the ^C key.

User pref file

=    Set options
"    Enter a user pref command 
&    Enter Dungeon Master menu (admin only)

Help

?    Help                       /    Identify monster

Extra

U    Use an item                 J    Steal from a player
]    Display item list           [    Display monster list
^Q   Get a quest                 ^S   Socials
^R   Redraw the screen           )    Save screen dump
^L   Center map                

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