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Urist likes fireflies for their enchanting glow.


Firefly - Firefly man - Giant firefly


· Flying

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Wikipedia article

This article is about an older version of DF.
A tiny flying insect that can be seen at night by its glowing tail.

Fireflies are a type of above ground vermin found flying around in any area that is not freezing outside of winter, and may not be caught in built animal traps. In adventurer mode at night, they generate light. All fireflies possess Legendary skill in climbing.

Some dwarves like fireflies for their enchanting glow.

"Firefly" in other Languages Books-aj.svg aj ashton 01.svg
Dwarven: ziril-fenglel
Elvish: inira-yetine
Goblin: zedan-atu
Human: usmok-ngáthi
Admired for its enchanting glow.
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