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Leech man

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Leech man
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Urist likes leech men for their feeding habits.


Leech - Leech man - Giant leech

Alignment: Savage

· Genderless · Learns · Humanoid

Cannot be tamed 
Max: 35,050 cm3

Adult at: Birth
Max age: 60-80
Cannot be butchered
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A large slug-like creature with the torso of a man. Its face is a mockery of teeth and slime.

Leech men are humanoid versions of the common leech and a species of unremarkable animal people, found in savage pools and lakes. They are a bit over half the size of dwarves when adults and spawn in groups of 1-5 individuals. They have no legs and move about by crawling. They will automatically suck blood out of enemies on successful bite attacks.

Like other savage animal people, leech men may occasionally join civilizations, becoming full-fledged citizens, who may appear in your fortress as visitors, or be playable in adventurer mode.

Some dwarves like leech men for their feeding habits.

Three times the size, three times the hunger.
Art by Devilingo
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One of the more evil residents of savage lakes, leech men have been proven quite a challenge to kill, even by the most skilled dwarven leech hunters.

Not to be confused with Noble

"Leech man" in other Languages Books-aj.svg aj ashton 01.svg
Dwarven: subol udos
Elvish: awathi onino
Goblin: axson ngorûg
Human: quigos abo