v0.31:Purring maggot

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Purring maggot


Urist likes purring maggots for their comforting whirs.

  • Underground Caverns (dry)
  • Underground Depth: 2-3

· Exotic pet · Hateable · Milkable

Pet value 10
Active Seasons
Spring Summer Autumn Winter
This article is about an older version of DF.
A tiny larva which is prized for its milk.

Purring maggots are a type of underground vermin. They are notable for being both the only underground and the only non-grazing source of milk. They are found near chasms, and may inspire an unhappy thought in any dwarf that encounters them.


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