Food ration

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Name food ration
Base price 45 zm
Nutrition 800
Turns to eat 5
Weight 20
Conduct vegan

A food ration is the most basic comestible in NetHack. Many roles start out with a number of these. Samurai know them as gunyoki. They provide enough nutrition to fill you when you are hungry. They are also suitable for vegans.

Cursed food rations are always rotten when eaten. Uncursed food rations older than 30 turns and blessed food rations older than 50 turns have a 17 chance of being rotten when eaten.

Note that a lembas wafer provides the same nutrition as a food ration but is much lighter.

Food rations may be thrown at cats or dogs to tame them.

Encyclopedia entry

The little girl stood on tip-toe and picked one of the nicest
and biggest lunch-boxes, and then she sat down upon the ground
and eagerly opened it. Inside she found, nicely wrapped in
white papers, a ham sandwich, a piece of sponge-cake, a pickle,
a slice of new cheese and an apple. Each thing had a separate
stem, and so had to be picked off the side of the box; but
Dorothy found them all to be delicious, and she ate every bit
of luncheon in the box before she had finished.
        [ Ozma of Oz, by L. Frank Baum ]

Encyclopedia entry (gunyoki)

The samurai's last meal before battle. It was usually made
up of cooked chestnuts, dried seaweed, and sake.