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Urist likes rats for their curiosity.


Rat - Large rat - Giant rat


· Devours food · Hateable · Pet

Pet value 10
Active Seasons
Spring Summer Autumn Winter

Wikipedia article

This article is about an older version of DF.
A small, intelligent vermin with a long naked tail.
Admired for its intelligence.

Rats are a type of vermin. They are found in any area that isn't freezing. They pose a risk to stockpiled food, bones, and shells, and may inspire unhappy thoughts in any dwarves that encounter them. They can be tamed as pets. They sometimes appear in large swarms. They are killed by cats.