|Urist likes ticks for their ability to expand.|
|This article is about an older version of DF.|
- A tiny, blood-sucking bug found in wooded areas.
- For the time unit, see Time
Ticks, while still hateable, do not currently suck blood. This is fortunate, since dwarves with a severe lack of blood have a tendency to cause unhappy thoughts in their friends. Of course, depending on your circumstances, this could also prevent proper disposal of unwanted citizens.
Ticks were sponsored by the generous contributions of the Bay 12 community. infection vector extraordinaire! [CREATURE:TICK] [DESCRIPTION:A tiny, blood-sucking bug found in wooded areas.] [NAME:tick:ticks:tick] [CASTE_NAME:tick:ticks:tick] [CREATURE_TILE:250][COLOR:0:0:1] [NATURAL] [BIOME:NOT_FREEZING] [VERMIN_SOIL][FREQUENCY:100] [UBIQUITOUS] [VERMIN_NOTRAP] [POPULATION_NUMBER:250:500] [SMALL_REMAINS] [SPEED:2900] [PREFSTRING:ability to expand] [ALL_ACTIVE] [NO_SLEEP] [SWIMS_INNATE][SWIM_SPEED:2500] [MUNDANE] [NOT_BUTCHERABLE] [NOBONES] [BODY:SPIDER:2EYES:HEART:GUTS:BRAIN:MOUTH] [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] [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] [APPLY_CREATURE_VARIATION:MOUTH_SUCK_ATTACK] [APPLY_CURRENT_CREATURE_VARIATION] [MAXAGE:2:2] [CASTE:FEMALE] [FEMALE] [CASTE:MALE] [MALE] [SELECT_CASTE:ALL] [SET_TL_GROUP:BY_CATEGORY:ALL:CHITIN] [TL_COLOR_MODIFIER:RED:1] [TLCM_NOUN:chitin:SINGULAR] [SET_TL_GROUP:BY_CATEGORY:EYE:EYE] [TL_COLOR_MODIFIER:BLACK:1] [TLCM_NOUN:eyes:PLURAL]