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King cobra

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King cobra
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Urist likes king cobras for their charming hood.

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King cobra - King cobra man - Giant king cobra


· Syndrome · Egglaying

Tamed Attributes
Pet value 200

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Not hunting/war trainable 

Birth: 4 cm3
Mid: 3,000 cm3
Max: 6,000 cm3
Food products
Eggs 10-30
Adult at: Birth
Max age: 15-25
Butchering returns

(Value multiplier ×2)

Food items

Meat 2-3
Fat 2-3
Brain 1
Heart 1
Lungs 2
Intestines 1
Liver 1
Kidneys 0-2
Tripe 1
Sweetbread 0-1
Spleen 0-1

Raw materials

Bones 2-4
Skull 1
Skin Scales

Wikipedia article

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Note that some content may still need to be updated.

A small limbless reptile known for its deadly venom and the warning of its hood.

King cobras are small animals, weighing a tenth as much as the average adult dwarf upon reaching maturity, which makes them roughly the same size as their real life counterparts. They can be found roaming about by themselves in tropical forests. If threatened, they can bite and deliver a syndrome which causes paralysis, severe localized pain, dizziness, and drowsiness. The paralysis by itself may be enough to kill a dwarf due to suffocation.

King cobras can be captured in cage traps and trained into exotic pets of decent value. They are born adults and as such can't be fully tamed. While too small to give worthy returns if butchered, they are prolific egg-layers, and as such make good targets for egg production. Products made from king cobra parts are worth twice more than those made from common animals.

Some dwarves like king cobras for their charming hood.

"King cobra" in other Languages Books-aj.svg aj ashton 01.svg
Dwarven: etar gisëk
Elven: afedo vicira
Goblin: zozlo gusslax
Human: deng nasñok
Admired for its charming hood.