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Toilets are a SLASH'EM specific feature that allow the player to cure sickness, stunning and confusion, reduce nutrition, and poison weapons.



Praying while on a toilet square causes you to pray to the "Porcelain God"; if successful and you are sick, stunned, or confused, you are cured. Otherwise, nothing happens. Praying on the toilet is handled separately from normal prayer, so neither affects the other.

You pray to the porcelain God.
You prayed while on a toilet.
He smiles upon you.
Your prayer was successful; this does not affect normal prayer timeout, and you are cured of sickness, stunning and/or confusion.
He ignores your pleas.
Your prayer was unsuccessful; as before, normal prayer timeout is unaffected.


Sitting on a toilet cures sickness and reduces your nutrition by 200-599 nutrition points if you are satiated. Otherwise, nothing happens.

You sit on the toilet. You grunt.
You sat on a toilet while satiated, and your nutrition was reduced.
You don't have to go.
As above, but you were not satiated, and there is no effect.


If you quaff while on a toilet square while polymorphed into a dog, you will drink from it; there is a 4/5 chance of finding the toilet water quite refreshing and gaining 10 points of nutrition, and 1/5 chance of one of the following effects:

  • 1/9 chance of breaking the toilet (see below)
  • 1/9 chance of creating a sewer rat (if they're not extinct or genocided)
  • 1/9 chance of creating a brown pudding (if they're not extinct or genocided)
  • 1/9 chance of creating a baby crocodile (if they're not extinct or genocided)
  • 5/9 chance of vomiting and losing some nutrition.


Dipping objects into a toilet wets them; this poisons edged weapons, rust iron objects and rots food. Dipping potions works the same as with dipping them into a fountain, though the toilet will never dry up.

Your <edged weapon> gets wet. You cover it in filth. Yuck!
You dipped an edged weapon in the toilet, poisoning it.
Your <item> gets wet. Yuck!
You dipped a different type of object into the toilet.

Breaking a toilet

Kicking the toilet has a 1/4 chance of breaking it; drinking from the toilet as a dog also has a slight chance to break it. A broken toilet turns into a fountain, and has a chance of summoning 2-6 baby crocodiles.

SLASH'EM Extended

In the Slash'EM Extended variant, amulets can be dropped down a toilet to receive a message that can be used to identify the amulet. The list of possible messages has its own page.