Your alignment shows whether you are good, bad or neutral. It can range from -1000 to +1000; the score command will show your alignment as : Black as Death -1000 Black as the Night -875 Evil -750 Almost Evil -625 Bad -500 Almost Bad -375 Barely Neutral to Bad -250 Neutral to Bad -125 Strictly Neutral 0 Neutral to Good 125 Barely Neutral to Good 250 Almost Good 375 Good 500 Almost Very Good 625 Very Good 750 Innocent 875 Pure of Heart 1000 There are monsters which are sensitive to alignment! In addition, there is equipment which can be worn with a certain alignment only. And some shop- keepers wont trade with good or bad people. Your alignment changes if you kill mobs (in the opposite direction of the mobs align, of course).