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In NetHack, the letter B serves the following purposes:
- It is also used as a direction key if numpad movement is off:
In hack121, a variant of Jay Fenlason's Hack, bats and vampire bats used the b glyph, while the B glyph was used for giant bears. In PDP-11 Hack and Hack 1.0, bats instead use the B glyph, with giant beetles using the b glyph. Both monsters retain their glyph for their appearance in Hack 1.0.
The bat still uses B as its current glyph, while the giant beetle retained its b glyph up to NetHack 2.3e; in NetHack 3.0.0, the blob monster class was created and moved to b, and giant beetles were moved to a with other insects.
SLASH'EM introduces several new monsters that use the b and B glyphs:
dNetHack introduces several new monsters that use the b and B glyphs:
- b blob: