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Urist likes deer for their grace.

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Deer - Deer man - Giant deer

Tamed Attributes
Pet value 50

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Not hunting/war trainable 

Birth: 14,000 cm3
Mid: 70,000 cm3
Max: 140,000 cm3

Adult at: 1
Max age: 20-30
Butchering returns

Food items

Meat 10
Fat 9
Brain 1
Heart 1
Lungs 2
Intestines 1
Liver 1
Kidneys 2
Tripe 1
Sweetbread 1
Spleen 1

Raw materials

Bones 13
Skull 1
Hooves 4
Skin Raw hide

Wikipedia article

This article is about the current version of DF.
Note that some content may still need to be updated.

A medium-sized hoofed forest creature that grows its antlers back each year.

Deer are animals who can be found in temperate forests and taigas, where they appear in groups of 1-4 individuals. Benign and herbivorous, they do little but meander about aimlessly through your surroundings, fleeing from any dwarf who attempts to confront them and only rarely fighting back. Male deer are distinct for possessing a pair of antlers that can be used for a gore attack, which the females lack entirely. Newborn deer are called fawns.

Deer can be captured in cage traps and trained into exotic pets. Being a bit over twice the size of a dwarf, they provide a fair amount of returns when butchered, making them a choice for a meat industry. They're grazing animals after being trained, and as such require a pasture in order to not die of starvation.

Some dwarves like deer for their grace.

"Deer" in other Languages Books-aj.svg aj ashton 01.svg
Dwarven: kizbiz
Elvish: liyìÿi
Goblin: unes
Human: keth
Admired for its grace.