Intelligent monster

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An intelligent monster is, generally, a non-animal, non-mindless monster. There is no actual flag for intelligence in the source code; however, certain behaviors such as item use and dungeon feature use are allowed only if a monster is non-animal and non-mindless.

Certain monsters are intelligent but might appear otherwise because they do not have hands with which to use items and wear armor; however, they may still use applicable dungeon features, like escaping with stairs, or jumping into holes, or using polymorph traps. Floating eyes and dragons are examples of such monsters.

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