There are several messages starting with You feel:

The following are associated with an intrinsic:Edit

Aggravate monsterEdit

  • You feel that monsters are aware of your presence (a nearby monster has just cast the aggravate monster spell)
  • You feel less attractive (you lost the intrinsic due to a gremlin attack)

Disintegration resistanceEdit

  • You feel very firm
  • You feel totally together, man (hallucinating)


  • You feel sensitive!
  • You feel less sensitive! (lost intrinsic)

Poison resistanceEdit

  • You feel healthy (acquired poison resistance)
  • You feel especially healthy (acquired intrinsic poison resistance while protected from poison by a ring or some other object)
  • You feel hardy! (reaching XL 20 as a Tourist)
  • You feel a little sick! (lost intrinsic)

Fire resistanceEdit

  • You feel a momentary chill
  • You be chillin (hallucinating)
  • You feel cool! (reaching XL 11 as Monk or XL 20 as Priest)
  • You feel warmer! (lost intrinsic)

Cold resistanceEdit

  • You feel full of hot air
  • You feel warm! (reaching XL 13 as Monk)
  • You feel cooler! (lost intrinsic)
  • You feel a little chill (Resisting a passive cold attack with cold resistance)

Sleep resistanceEdit

  • You feel wide awake
  • You feel awake! (reaching XL 4 as an elf)
  • You feel tired! (lost intrinsic; not to be confused with "You feel tired." from a Magic trap that has no effect)

Shock resistanceEdit

  • Your health currently feels amplified!
  • You feel grounded in reality (hallucinating)
  • You feel insulated! (reaching XL 15 as a Monk)
  • You feel conductive! (level drain loss)
  • You feel a mild tingle. (when shocked while resistant)


  • You feel hidden! (ate a stalker corpse while temporarily invisible, and became permanently invisible)

See invisibleEdit

Quaffing from a fountainEdit

  • You see an image of someone stalking you. (non-blind)
  • You feel transparent (blind, visible)
  • You feel very self-conscious (blind, invisible)

Sitting on a throneEdit

  • Your vision becomes clear

Intrinsic lost messagesEdit

  • You thought you saw something! (normal)
  • You tawt you taw a puttie tat! (hallucinating)


  • You feel vulnerable (lost intrinsic)


  • You feel perceptive!


  • You feel quick!
  • You feel slow! (level drain loss)


  • You feel very jumpy
  • You feel diffuse (hallucinating)
  • You feel less jumpy (lost intrinsic)

Teleport controlEdit

  • You feel in control of yourself
  • You feel centered in your personal space (hallucinating)
  • You feel less jumpy (lost intrinsic)


  • You feel in touch with the cosmos (hallucinating)
  • You feel a strange mental acuity

The following are associated with attributes and player traits:Edit


  • You feel strong! You must have been exercising.
    • You feel weak! You must have been abusing your body.


  • You feel agile! You must have been working on your reflexes.
    • You feel clumsy! You haven't been working on reflexes lately.


  • You feel tough! You must be leading a healthy life-style.
    • You feel fragile! You haven't been watching your health.


  • You feel wise! You must have been very observant.
    • You feel foolish! You haven't been paying attention.


  • You feel smart!
    • You feel stupid!


  • You feel charismatic!
    • You feel repulsive!


  • You feel you could be more dangerous! (Can increase skills further)
  • You feel more confident in your weapon skills (Weapons skills are ready for enhancement)


  • You feel less confused now (No longer confused)
  • You feel a bit steadier now (No longer stunned)
  • You feel less trippy now (No longer confused, while hallucinating)
  • You feel less wobbly now (No longer stunned, while hallucinating)
  • You feel deathly sick. (You have contracted food poisoning or disease)
  • You feel even worse. (Hit by a sickness attack when already sick)
  • You feel much worse. (Hit by a sickness attack when already sick)
  • You feel somewhat better.(Sickness timeout increased, but still sick)
    • What a relief! (Sickness completely cured)
  • You are feeling mildly nauseated. (Nauseated from eating a tripe ration while a non-orc, or a cursed tin, or a rotten egg.)
  • You feel slightly confused. (Confused and/or stunned due to nausea)
  • You feel much less nauseated now. (Vomited and are no longer nauseated after eating a tripe ration, rotten food, or cursed tin)
  • You feel rather itchy under your mummy wrapping. (Attempted to become invisible while wearing a mummy wrapping)
  • You feel like a glutton! (You are a knight, and ate while Satiated. Gluttony is unchivalrous.)
  • You feel that eating (creature) was a bad idea. (Ate a domestic animal and gained aggravate monster)
  • You feel limber! (No longer being slowly petrified)
  • You feel a change coming over you. (Ate a chameleon or doppelganger corpse)

The following are associated with dungeon features:Edit

  • You feel an unexpected draft (Hole has been opened in wall)
  • You feel momentarily lethargic (Stepped on anti-magic trap while magic-resistant)
  • You feel more claustrophobic than before (In a shop while a shop wall repairs itself, without seeing it happen)
  • You feel momentarily different (Stepped on a polymorph trap but was unaffected)
  • You feel like a new man/woman/elf/etc. (Stepped on a polymorph trap and polymorphed to your own race)
  • You feel a wrenching sensation (Stepped on a teleport trap while magic resistant, or throne teleport)
  • You feel a sudden chill (Quaffed or dipped into a fountain but no special effect triggered)
  • You feel greedy (You read a scroll of gold detection and found gold on the level, or read the cursed scroll while confused and found gold or traps)

The following are associated with items:Edit

  • You feel better. (Potion of healing)
  • You feel much better. (Potion of extra healing)
  • You feel completely healed. (Potion of full healing)
  • You feel lackluster. (Cursed potion of gain energy)
  • You feel a little strange. (Potion of polymorph)
  • You feel a little normal. (Potion of polymorph while hallucinating)
  • You feel rather tired. (Potion of sleeping)
  • You feel a mild buzz (Gained max MP by eating a newt)
  • You feel a wrenching sensation (Cursed spellbook teleports you)
  • You feel somewhat dizzy (Being hit with a thrown potion of confusion or booze)
  • You feel threatened (Uncursed potion of monster detection, but there was nothing to detect)
  • You feel lonely (Blessed potion of monster detection, but there was nothing to detect)
  • You feel charged up (Confused charging)
  • You feel guilty (Reading blessed scroll of punishment, or eating non-vegetarian food as a monk, or killing a co-aligned unicorn)
  • You feel like someone is helping you (Curse removed from inventory items, even if none of them were cursed)
  • You feel shuddering vibrations (Polymorph pile of armor, corpses, gold or scrolls)
  • You feel self-knowledgeable (Being enlightened)
  • You feel rather light headed (Confusion caused by rotten food)
  • You feel rather trippy (Confusion caused by rotten food while hallucinating)
  • You feel giddy/like sitting in a corner (Trying on a dunce cap when your previous Intelligence was less than/greater or equal to 6.)
  • You feel as if you need some help - (Something in your inventory was cursed)
  • You feel vibrations (A beam type wand was zapped, but it was blocked by a door out of sight).
  • You feel full of awe. (Drank holy water while not a demon or undead)
  • You feel quite proud of yourself. (Drank unholy water while Chaotic, a demon, or undead)
  • You feel full of dread. (Drank unholy water while Lawful or Neutral)
  • You feel worried about your <pet>. (Your pet is starving out of sight: confused from hunger, maximum hit points 25%, 250 more turns to live[1])
  • You have a feeling of loss. (You attempted to charge something that can't be charged)
  • You feel a strange sense of loss. (Hit by wand of cancellation and got an item cancelled, possible in SLASH'EM only)

The following are associated with monstersEdit

  • You feel vaguely nervous. (Message generated randomly after killing the Wizard of Yendor. No effect.)
  • You feel hemmed in! (Surrounded by many were-summons)
  • You feel squirming in your backpack. (A troll/olog-hai corpse in your inventory regenerated.)
  • You feel feverish. (You have contracted lycanthropy from a werecreature.)
  • You feel purified. (You have been cured of lycanthropy.)


  • You feel guilty losing your pet like this. (Displaced pet into a trap, killing it)
  • You feel worried about your <pet>. (Your pet is starving out of sight: confused from hunger, maximum hit points 25%, 250 more turns to live[2])

After a foocubus encounter you may:

  • "feel good enough to do it again;" constitution increases by 1 and is exercised.
  • "always remember the foocubus;" wisdom increases by 1 and is exercised.
  • "feel restored to health;" heals all hit points and exercises strength.
  • "feel raised to your full potential;" restores all power and increases maximum by 1-5; exercises constitution.
  • have a "very educational experience;" raises your level by 1 and exercise wisdom (this increases your hit points and power, even if you are already level 30).
  • "feel down in the dumps;" constitution reduces by 1 and is abused.
  • "your senses are dulled;" wisdom reduces by 1 and is abused.
  • "feel exhausted;" and take 10-16 hit points of damage.
  • feel "drained of energy;" lose all your power and reduce maximum by 1-10; abuse constitution.
  • "feel out of shape;" lose 1 level. If you have Drain resistance, you will "have a curious feeling" instead.

This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.


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