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DF2014:Giant snail

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Giant snail


Urist likes giant snails for their shells.


Snail - Snail man - Giant snail

Alignment: Savage

· Genderless · Exotic mount · Shell

Tamed Attributes
Pet value 500

· Exotic pet · Non-Breeding

Not hunting/war trainable 

Adult: 200,007 cm3

Adult at: Birth
Max age: 20-35
Butchering returns

Food items

Meat 28-67
Fat 10-18
Brain 4-5
Heart 2
Intestines 13-15
Eyes 2

Raw materials

Shell 21-26
Skin Raw hide
This article is about the current version of DF.
A huge monster in the form of a snail.

Giant snails are predictably quite slow, as large as a grizzly bear and generally harmless. They are a good source of meat, fat, and especially shells (mostly for artifact requirements) in a pinch. They can cripple and may kill an unarmored dwarf with their push attacks, though, so you might want to send basic militia or a marksdwarf to hunt it. Giant snails can be tamed, but they are genderless and will not breed.

Like standard snails, giant snails can be found in every non-freezing savage biome. They may occasionally appear as mounts during a siege, but only fools would ride into battle on something as slow and relatively harmless as a giant snail.

Some dwarves like giant snails for their shells.

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