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Urist likes bats for their haunting cries.


Bat - Bat man - Giant bat


· Exotic pet · Flying · Hateable

Pet value 10
Active Seasons
Spring Summer Autumn Winter

Wikipedia article

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Note that some content may still need to be updated.

A tiny winged creature that hunts at night and rests in caves during the day.

Bats are a species of vermin which can be encountered both in caverns and non-freezing above-ground biomes. They can be captured by trappers and turned into low-value pets, though they are one of the species of hateable vermin; some dwarves absolutely detest bats, and will receive unhappy thoughts when encountering them. All bats are born with Legendary skill in climbing.

Some dwarves like bats for their haunting cries.

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Despite popular belief, bats (alongside pangolins) will not cause a long-lasting outbreak of any type of disease; therefore workshops do not need to be quarantined or outright abandoned. Nor do face masks (aside from armor) need to be made.

Admired for its haunting cries.
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