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Urist likes ticks for their ability to expand.


Tick - Tick man - Giant tick

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Wikipedia article

This article is about the current version of DF.
Note that some content may still need to be updated.

For the time unit, see Time
A tiny, blood-sucking bug found in wooded areas.

Ticks are a species of ubiquitous above-ground vermin, found in all non-freezing biomes. Their bite attack drains some blood out of the victim, though it is a negligible detail due to the difference in size between them and a dwarf. All ticks possess Legendary skill in climbing.

Some dwarves like ticks for their ability to expand.

Admired for its ability to expand.
"Tick" in other Languages Books-aj.svg aj ashton 01.svg
Dwarven: nobgost
Elven: pamène
Goblin: stâsost
Human: slushu
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