DF2014:Giant swan

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Giant swan

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Urist likes giant swans for their beauty.
Biome

Variations

Swan - Swan man - Giant swan

Attributes
Alignment: Savage

· Flying · Exotic mount

Tamed Attributes
Pet value 500

· Egglaying · Exotic pet · Breeding

Not hunting/war trainable 

Size
Child: 8,115 cm3
Adolescent: 135,250 cm3
Adult: 270,500 cm3
Food products
Eggs 5-7
Age
Adult at: 1
Max age: 10-25
Butchering returns

Food items

Meat 17-25
Fat 11-19
Brain 1
Gizzard 1
Heart 1
Lungs 2
Intestines 1
Liver 1
Kidneys 2
Tripe 1
Sweetbread 1
Eyes 0-2
Spleen 1

Raw materials

Bones 24-32
Skull 1
Skin Raw hide
Feather 1
This article is about the current version of DF.
A large monster in the form of a swan.


Giant swans are enlarged cousins of the common swan, found in savage temperate lakes and marshes. Despite being four and a half times larger than the average dwarf, giant swans are as benign as their normal-sized counterparts and will pose little to no threat to a fortress, though much like normal swans, they'll scare animals out of their pastures every time they fly close to them, leading to many distracted dwarves. Unlike normal swans, both genders of giant ones have the same name, though hatchlings are still referred to as giant cygnets.

Giant swans can be captured in cage traps and trained into pets, possessing the standard high value of a giant creature. Their much bigger size compared to normal swans makes them an even better choice for a farm, as they produce much more returns when butchered. Giant swans are exotic mounts and can be used by elves during sieges.

Some dwarves like giant swans for their beauty.

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