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Demon rat

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Demon rat
Demon rat sprite.png


Urist likes demon rats for their diabolical hunger for the food of others.

Alignment: Evil

· Devours food · Exotic pet

Pet value 20
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An insidious form of vermin. It lives only to steal food from others.

Demon rats are a species of above ground vermin, found in any evil areas that are not freezing. They can steal and eat food in stockpiles, even biting through containers to do so. They can be captured by trappers and turned into low-value pets. Despite their names, they have no relation to you-know-what.

A curious oddity concerning demon rats is their blood is a gray-colored goo.

Some dwarves like demon rats for their insidious nature and their diabolical hunger for the food of others.

Two types of vermin in one.
Art by Arne
"Demon rat" in other Languages Books-aj.svg aj ashton 01.svg
Dwarven: uthgúr atem
Elven: slevina thapa
Goblin: arstruk spödgôz
Human: rohir othur
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