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In NetHack, the letter Y serves the following purposes:
- It is also used as a direction key if numpad movement is off:
- If numpad movement is on:
In PDP-11 Hack, a variant of Jay Fenlason's Hack, yeti used the Y glyph as normal; this was also the case from Hack 1.0 to NetHack 3.0.10. The apelike creature monster class was introduced in NetHack 3.0.0, and its members - the ape and carnivorous ape - instead used A as their glyph. In NetHack 3.1.0, the apelike creatures were moved to Y with the yeti to make room for angelic beings, and the owlbear was changed from a giant humanoid, H, to an apelike creature.