Hallucinatory monster

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Hallucinatory monsters do not exist in NetHack, but their names can appear when you are hallucinating and interacting with monsters. A few appear as real monsters in SLASH'EM. Many of the monster names come from other roguelikes, mythologies, fantasy worlds, and popular culture[1].

List of hallucinatory monsters[edit]

Games[edit]

Quendor (Zork, etc.)[edit]

Moria[edit]

  • Ancient Multi-Hued Dragon
  • Evil Iggy

Rogue[edit]

Dungeons & Dragons[edit]

Other games[edit]

Literature[edit]

Greek mythology[edit]

J. R. R. Tolkien[edit]

Lewis Carroll[edit]

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy[edit]

  • microscopic space fleet
  • Ravenous Bugblatter Beast of Traal

Xanth[edit]

  • tangle tree
  • nickelpede[2]
  • wiggle

Comics[edit]

Other Literature[edit]

Monster movies[edit]

Television[edit]

Anime[edit]

Star Trek[edit]

Other television[edit]

50's rock 'n' roll[edit]

Real creatures[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

Found only in the NAO version[edit]

  • bluebird of happiness
  • stuffed raccoon
  • newsgroup troll

References[edit]

  1. do_name.c, line 888
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Appears as a real monster in SLASH'EM.