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How to Remove Walls and Floors in Dwarf Fortress

We share details on how to remove Walls and Floors in Dwarf Fortress.

Walls and floors are general structures you can make using different materials in Dwarf Fortress. And as a construction management game, you will often want to remove an already built wall or floor, may it be for some great reasons or just to untrap our fellow Dwarfs who have this tendency of “standing on the wrong side of walls.” Keep reading our guide on how to remove walls and floors in Dwarf Fortress to learn more. 

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How to Remove Walls and Floors in Dwarf Fortress

To remove walls and floors in Dwarf Fortress, click on the pickaxe icon at the bottom of your screen. There’s also a shortcut key to open it, and that is by pressing m on your keyboard. 

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Once that is done, you will find a host of new options that pop up. Among them, you will find an option with an icon that appears like stairs with red strikes. Select it, and then you will be ready to remove some unnecessary walls and floors in Dwarf Fortress. 

Also, if you don’t want to waste your time looking and selecting the said icon, you can always press the x key on your keyboard to open it. So, first press m and then x. 

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Now select the walls and floors that you want to remove. After that, a random Dwarf will get assigned to the task, and you can see him remove the wall or floor. 

That is it. That concludes our guide on how to remove walls and floors in Dwarf Fortress. 

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For more on Dwarf Fortress, check out our dedicated guides section

Dwarf Fortress is a roguelike construction and management game currently available on PC and macOS platforms. 

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Hritwik is a guides writer who has been writing about video games for almost a decade. He is a Computer Science graduate who has always been into gaming. Most of the time, you will find him covering News and Guides for various publications. And when he is not working, you will find him fighting with his friends about how good of a gamer he is. His favorite games include Fallout 76, Borderlands 2, Call of Duty, Apex Legends, Destiny 2, Souls series, Genshin Impact, and The Last of Us.

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