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Squid man


Urist likes squid men for their ability to spray ink.


Squid - Squid man - Gigantic squid

Alignment: Savage

· Aquatic · Learns · Humanoid

Cannot be tamed 
Max: 35,100 cm3

Adult at: Birth
Max age: 60-80
Cannot be butchered
This article is about the current version of DF.
A small person with a head bearing ten tentacles.

Squid men, like most anthropomorphic sea life, can be found in savage oceans. They will suffocate if they go out of the water, meaning they pose no threat whatsoever to your fortress...

...in most cases, that is.

Testing in the arena (5 undead squid men VS. 5 human swordsmen) has shown that one re-animated squid man, in addition to being able to travel on land, has the potential to quickly become an army of re-animated body parts, as they have twelve limbs and eight sets of hands, all of which are theoretically capable of holding a weapon or item.

Creature behavior[edit]

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The squid man is considered the most sophisticated of the aquatic animal people, as it has been known to use tools and play instruments, the clarinet being most commonly used. It has also been observed to have a strange aversion to sponge men. More research is necessary to determine the cause of this.

Reports have also surfaced of squid man children competing deep below the waves for territory using their ink despite being born into adulthood. It is still a mystery among Dwarven biologists as to how and why such events are coordinated. However, one theory suggests they are training for their ongoing war with the octopus men.

"Squid man" in other Languages Books-aj.svg aj ashton 01.svg
Dwarven: gongith udos
Elvish: nethitha onino
Goblin: ozstag ngorûg
Human: galel abo