DF2014:Giant elephant

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Giant elephant


Urist likes giant elephants for their aggressive sparring.


Elephant - Elephant man - Giant elephant

Alignment: Savage

· Exotic mount

Tamed Attributes
Pet value 500

· Grazer · Exotic pet · Breeding

Trainable:  Hunting   War 

Birth: 4,000,000 cm3
Mid: 20,000,000 cm3
Max: 40,000,000 cm3

Adult at: 10
Max age: 50-70
Butchering returns

(Value multiplier x5)

Food items

Meat 730-1175
Fat 204-337
Brain 36-57
Heart 18-28
Lungs 72-114
Intestines 108-173
Liver 36-57
Kidneys 36-56
Tripe 36-57
Sweetbread 18-28
Eyes 2
Spleen 18-28

Raw materials

Bones 393-634
Skull 1
Ivory 8-14
Teeth 1
Skin Raw hide
This article is about the current version of DF.
A gigantic monster in elephant form.

Giant elephants are the even more massive cousins of the common elephant, found in savage tropical forests and shrublands. 666 times heavier than a dwarf, they are truly enormous to say the very least; not only are they eight times the size of regular elephants, they are even larger than megabeasts like the dragon or roc. They are by far the largest land-dwelling creatures in the game and are joint second in size (along with the giant orca) only to the aquatic giant sperm whale.

As big as they are, giant elephants are as vulnerable to cage traps as anything else, and like normal elephants, they can be trained into pets. Like their smaller counterparts, giant elephants are trainable for both war and hunting. If you can train one, they make the best defense animals in the game; not much can stand against a giant elephant, let alone multiple. They also offer an almost unparalleled bonanza of butchering returns.

Some dwarves like giant elephants for their strength, their amazing trunks, their calves' spirited antics, their tusks, their great weight, their social behavior, their flappy ears, their uprooting of trees, their aggressive sparring, their trumpeting, their tool use and their self-awareness.

As frightening as it looks.
Size Comparison
Estimated Giant Elephant Size Comparison.