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Brown recluse spider man

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Brown recluse spider man
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Urist likes brown recluse spider men for their venomous bite.
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Brown recluse spider - Brown recluse spider man - Giant brown recluse spider

Alignment: Savage

· No Stun · No Pain · Learns · Webs · Syndrome · Humanoid

Cannot be tamed 
Max: 35,000.5 cm3

Adult at: Birth
Max age: 60-80
Cannot be butchered
This article is about the current version of DF.
Note that some content may still need to be updated.

A person with the head and arms of a brown recluse spider.

Brown recluse spider men are humanoid versions of the common brown recluse spider and a species of animal people, found in savage temperate broadleaf forests. They are a little over half the size of an adult dwarf and appear in groups of 1-3 individuals. Their existence is marked by webs scattered across the surface, but the creatures themselves are uncommon to encounter.

They do not feel pain or fear, and have three pairs of arms and a moderately venomous bite that is usually deflected by clothes, but is quite effective at incapacitating animals with pain. Additionally, they cannot disturb or be caught in webs.

Like other savage animal people, brown recluse spider men may occasionally appear in your fortress as visitors, or even join civilizations, becoming full-fledged citizens.

Some dwarves like brown recluse spider men for their venomous bite.

Adventure Mode[edit]

As adventurers, besides the advantages listed above, they have the advantages of no need for sleep, and their 6 arms allow them to equip up to five shields and a weapon if shield-user skill is selected at chargen. They can actually harvest webs and turn them into thread; an empty hand must be available to hold the web in order to convert it into thread.

The downsides include a non-standard and rather small body size, meaning most found armor will not be useful, and strength will be at a penalty. Additionally, brown recluse spider men are completely unable to swim or consume plant food (e.g. berries) due to being carnivorous.

Due to the way Dwarf Fortress names things, upon achieving superior base stats, these creatures become superbrown (e.g. having "superbrown recluse spider man strength").

Much smaller than pictured.

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The nature of the animal person creature variation template means that they cannot, in fact, do whatever a spider can.

"Brown recluse spider man" in other Languages Books-aj.svg aj ashton 01.svg
Dwarven: neb orstist sethal udos
Elvish: bideÿe éniri thepani onino
Goblin: urso ästspub utes ngorûg
Human: tasar zinga azoc abo