Wraith (monster class)

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For the monster, see wraith.

Wraith is a monster class represented by the symbol W. All wraiths are humanoid, undead and possess a drain life attack.


The monsters in this class are:[1]


Players killed by a member of the wraith class rise as a W wraith monster in any bones file created.[2]

Wraiths are the second quest enemy class for Priest(esse)s and Wizards.[3]

Common traits

Wraiths hold the following traits in common.[1] They all:


Wraiths are represented by the macro S_WRAITH.[4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Wraiths in monst.c wraiths and their attributes
  2. end.c in NetHack 3.4.3, line 229: players killed by a W rise as a wraith
  3. Priest in role.c, Wizard in role.c Wraiths are an enemy class for Priests and Wizards
  4. monsym.h in NetHack 3.4.3, line 60: S_WRAITH macro

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