DF2014:Purring maggot

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Purring maggot


Urist likes purring maggots for their comforting whirs.

  • Underground Depth: 2-3

· Exotic pet · Hateable · Milkable

Pet value 10
Active Seasons
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This article is about the current version of DF.
A tiny larva which is prized for its milk.

Purring maggots are a type of underground vermin notable for being the only underground source of milk, known as dwarven milk, obtained by trapping them with animal traps. They are hateable vermin and will inspire an unhappy thought in dwarves that detest them.

Some dwarves like purring maggots for their comforting whirs.

Crudely drawn by Zippy


  • Tamed purring maggots can't be milked. Bug:3670
  • After being milked, purring maggots are left inside the workshop as an item. Bug:3668