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Giant rat


Urist likes giant rats for their strength.

  • Underground Depth: 1-2

Rat - Rat man - Large rat - Giant rat


· Steals food · Steals drink · Exotic mount

Tamed Attributes
Pet value 500

· Exotic pet · Breeding

Not hunting/war trainable 

Child: 20,000 cm3
Adolescent: 100,000 cm3
Adult: 200,000 cm3

Adult at: 1
Max age: 2-3
Butchering returns

(Value multiplier x2)

Food items

Meat 6
Fat 6
Intestines 1

Raw materials

Bones 4
Skull 1
Skin Raw hide
This article is about the current version of DF.
A gigantic rodent found underground.

Giant rats are the large versions of normal vermin rats.

[edit] Behaviour

They sometimes steal your food and booze and can be used as mounts by goblin siegers. Giant rats should not be engaged by peasants, as they can sometimes be quite dangerous. They also can be found in caves or caverns.

[edit] Use

Giant rats can be tamed, but compared to many other animals, they provide few products when butchered, despite the fact that their products are worth twice as much as those from more mundane creatures. The best thing to do with one of these creatures might well be to sell them, as they have a high pet value of 500, like most other giant creatures.

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