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Helmet snake


Urist likes helmet snakes for their impressive heads.

  • Underground Depth: 1-2

· Syndrome

Tamed Attributes
Pet value 50

· Egglaying · Exotic pet · Non-Breeding

Not trainable 

Birth: 40 cm3
Mid: 2,000 cm3
Max: 50,000 cm3
Food products
Eggs 10-30
Adult at: Birth
Max age: 40-60
Butchering returns

(Value multiplier x2)

Food items

Raw materials

Bones 3
Skull 1

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This article is about an older version of DF.
A snake-like creature living deep underground. Its head is covered in armor so that is resembles the head of a dragon.

Helmet snakes are small snakes that carry a horrific venom. Any body part bitten by a helmet snake will become necrotic.[1]

Helmet snakes can be put to good use as exotic pets if you can manage to capture them safely. Helmet snake poison can quickly cripple an invader with constant pain and vomiting, making him much easier to finish off.

Helmet snakes are perfectly safe to eat, however. Eating the venom itself is also perfectly safe, probably due to the way the game handles poisons, just as many real-world venoms have no adverse effects when eaten instead of being injected into the blood.