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Snail man

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Snail man
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Urist likes snail men for their shells.
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Snail - Snail man - Giant snail

Alignment: Savage

· Genderless · Learns · Shell · Humanoid

Cannot be tamed 
Max: 35,000.5 cm3

Adult at: Birth
Max age: 60-80
Cannot be butchered
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A creature with the shape of a man, but with stalks for eyes, and a great shell on its back.

Snail men are animal people variants of the common snail, who can inhabit most savage biomes. They spawn in groups of 1-3 individuals and are generally content to keep to themselves, but may pick fights if provoked. In terms of size, they are a little over half the weight of the average dwarf. Although standard snails have no legs, snail men have legs, a fact not reflected in their sprite.

Like other savage animal people, snail men can join civilizations, become historical figures, appear as visitors and be playable in adventurer mode.

Some dwarves like snail men for their shells.

Has trouble fleeing from trouble.
Art by Quinmael
"Snail man" in other Languages Books-aj.svg aj ashton 01.svg
Dwarven: nasod udos
Elvish: limi onino
Goblin: snuslû ngorûg
Human: copgur abo