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Travel is a feature in some NetHack ports that allows one to move quickly along any already explored path on the current level. NetHack uses a shortest-path algorithm to find a safe route to the destination, which is then carried out quickly. Your travel will be interrupted if something sufficiently "interesting" happens, as with the g command.

Travel is activated using the underscore _ key, then selecting a destination as for far look. Some ports allow travel to be activated by mouse-clicking (or touching with a touch-screen) on the destination.

The travel configuration option turns the travel command on/off. The runmode configuration option determines how often the screen updates when travelling and running.

Due to a bug, sometimes the travel command can get stuck plotting a path past certain dungeon features, such as boulders in Sokoban. This bug is marked as fixed.

This page may need to be updated for NetHack 3.6.1.

It may contain text specific to NetHack 3.4.3. Information on this page may be out of date.

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