Suicide. As if it weren't easy enough to die in Spelunky, this is a key combination that causes immediate death.
ESC brings up the pause menu, and F1 selects the option to die.
There are a few situations where this is a useful option. For example:
- The Ball and Chain snags when jumping off a ledge, making you unable to drop down or climb back up.
- You are stuck in a snake pit with no bombs, no ropes, no mattock and nothing left to do but die.
- To revive inside the Moai in the Ice Caves whilst retaining your held item. This is not possible to do by dying any other way.
- Scumming to restart the game until the odds fall in your favor.
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