|Urist likes termites for their industrious nature.|
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- A tiny insect capable of destroying large wooden structures when in large numbers.
Termites are vermin — their mounds can be found above ground in forested areas. Despite what their description indicates, they currently pose no danger to logs or wooden structures, although descriptions in the raws suggest that this may be implemented at some point.
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Research is underway on the easiest way to weaponize these wood-eating fiends as an assault force against elven forest retreats.
Termites were sponsored by the generous contributions of the Bay 12 community. RiceMunk [CREATURE:TERMITE] [DESCRIPTION:A tiny insect capable of destroying large wooden structures when in large numbers.] [NAME:termite:termites:termite] [CREATURE_TILE:250][COLOR:7:0:1] [NATURAL] [BIOME:NOT_FREEZING] [VERMIN_SOIL_COLONY][FREQUENCY:100] [UBIQUITOUS] [VERMIN_NOTRAP] [POPULATION_NUMBER:250:500] [CLUSTER_NUMBER:100:200] [SMALL_REMAINS] [SPEED:2900] [PREFSTRING:industrious nature] [PREFSTRING:ability to devour wood] [DIURNAL] [NO_SLEEP] [MUNDANE] [NOT_BUTCHERABLE] [USE_MATERIAL_TEMPLATE:SINEW:SINEW_TEMPLATE] [TENDONS:LOCAL_CREATURE_MAT:SINEW:200] [LIGAMENTS:LOCAL_CREATURE_MAT:SINEW:200] [HAS_NERVES] [USE_MATERIAL_TEMPLATE:ICHOR:ICHOR_TEMPLATE] [BLOOD:LOCAL_CREATURE_MAT:ICHOR:LIQUID] [CREATURE_CLASS:GENERAL_POISON] [GETS_WOUND_INFECTIONS] [GETS_INFECTIONS_FROM_ROT] [USE_MATERIAL_TEMPLATE:PUS:PUS_TEMPLATE] [PUS:LOCAL_CREATURE_MAT:PUS:LIQUID] [BODY_SIZE:0:0:1] [MAXAGE:1:1] [NOBONES] [CASTE:WORKER] [CASTE_NAME:worker termite:worker termites:worker termite] [POP_RATIO:10000] [CASTE:SOLDIER] [CASTE_NAME:soldier termite:soldier termites:soldier termite] [POP_RATIO:1000] [CASTE:KING] [MALE] [CASTE_NAME:king termite:king termites:king termite] [POP_RATIO:1] [CASTE:QUEEN] [FEMALE] [CASTE_NAME:queen termite:queen termites:queen termite] [POP_RATIO:1] [SELECT_CASTE:ALL] [BODY:INSECT:2EYES:HEART:GUTS:BRAIN:MOUTH] [BODYGLOSS:INSECT_UPPERBODY:INSECT_LOWERBODY] [BODY_DETAIL_PLAN:CHITIN_MATERIALS] [BODY_DETAIL_PLAN:CHITIN_TISSUES] [BODY_DETAIL_PLAN:EXOSKELETON_TISSUE_LAYERS:CHITIN:FAT:MUSCLE] [BODY_DETAIL_PLAN:STANDARD_HEAD_POSITIONS] [SET_TL_GROUP:BY_CATEGORY:ALL:CHITIN] [TL_COLOR_MODIFIER:WHITE:1] [TLCM_NOUN:chitin:SINGULAR] [SET_TL_GROUP:BY_CATEGORY:EYE:EYE] [TL_COLOR_MODIFIER:BLACK:1] [TLCM_NOUN:eyes:PLURAL]