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Giant louse


Urist likes giant lice for their ability to infest.


Louse - Louse man - Giant louse

Alignment: Savage

· Exotic mount

Tamed Attributes
Pet value 500

· Exotic pet · Non-Breeding

Not trainable 

Max: 200,007 cm3

Adult at: Birth
Max age: 1-1
Butchering returns

Food items

Meat 17-85
Fat 15-20
Brain 3
Heart 1
Intestines 10
Eyes 2

Raw materials

Skin Chitin
This article is about an older version of DF.
A huge monster in the shape of a louse.

Just like normal lice, giant lice are not bloodsucking parasites, for now. Giant lice are regular giant ground insects, although they lack an attack other than pushing and wrestling. Like all other insects their max age is very short. They are ubiquitous and will leave your dwarves alone, mostly.

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Considering the size of the normal louse and the size of the giant louse (200,000 times bigger), and estimating that an external parasite must be much, much smaller than its host, one wonders what matter of abnormally colossal, yet unknown beasts this insect sucks the blood of. If the proportionality is still valid, these beasts should be at least ten times the size of an adult dragon.