DF2014:Giant grasshopper

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Giant grasshopper

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Urist likes giant grasshoppers for their great leaps.
Biome

Variations

Grasshopper - Grasshopper man - Giant grasshopper

Attributes
Alignment: Savage

· Exotic mount

Tamed Attributes
Pet value 500

· Exotic pet · Breeding

Not hunting/war trainable 

Size
Adult: 200,007 cm3

Age
Adult at: Birth
Max age: 1-1
Butchering returns

Food items

Meat 21-42
Fat 15-17
Brain 2
Heart 0-1
Intestines 8
Eyes 0-2

Raw materials

Skin Chitin
This article is about the current version of DF.
A huge creature in the shape of a grasshopper.

Giant grasshoppers are giant versions of the insect grasshopper. By giant creature standards, they are unimpressive. Usually benign, if forced into combat they have no attacks apart from pushing and wrestling, and unlike their real-world counterparts, they cannot fly or jump. Even with their size maxing out at 200,007 cm3, this makes them little threat; consider using them as combat dummies for your military.

Giant grasshoppers cannot be tamed in fortress mode, as they are born as adults. Tame versions may be obtained from elven caravans or in raids on elven sites, but they cannot be trained for war or hunting. Like most giant insects, they only have a maximum age of one year, making these rare tame specimens very poor choices as pets anyway. If you happen to acquire one, you may as well just butcher it.

Some dwarves like giant grasshoppers for their chirping and great leaps.

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