|Urist likes leeches for their feeding habits.|
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- A tiny, aquatic, worm-like creature that feeds on blood.
Leeches are hateable vermin who can be found in pools and lakes. They will give unhappy thoughts to dwarves who absolutely detest leeches when they encounter them. Giant leeches, on the other hand, are likely to give dwarves unhappy deaths. They can't be captured in animal traps.
Some dwarves like leeches for their feeding habits.
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Little do dwarves know that the humble leech is actually the link between elves and nobles. The missing connection is the Leech man, although leech men are closer in the DNA line to nobles than elves.
|"Leech" in other Languages
12 kph Leeches were sponsored by the generous contributions of the Bay 12 community. Footkerchief struggles in vain against the grip of the Leech's mouth. Karlito Baalak Nalzar-aung [CREATURE:LEECH] [DESCRIPTION:A tiny, aquatic, worm-like creature that feeds on blood.] [NAME:leech:leeches:leech] [CASTE_NAME:leech:leeches:leech] [CREATURE_TILE:'~'][COLOR:0:0:1] [PETVALUE:10] [VERMIN_SOIL] [FREQUENCY:100][VERMIN_HATEABLE] [SMALL_REMAINS][VERMIN_NOTRAP][NOBONES] [NATURAL][PET_EXOTIC] [NOT_BUTCHERABLE] [BIOME:ANY_POOL] [BIOME:ANY_LAKE] [APPLY_CREATURE_VARIATION:STANDARD_WALK_CRAWL_GAITS:9000:8900:8825:8775:9500:9900] 1 kph [APPLY_CREATURE_VARIATION:STANDARD_CRAWLING_GAITS:9000:8900:8825:8775:9500:9900] 1 kph [APPLY_CREATURE_VARIATION:STANDARD_SWIMMING_GAITS:9000:8900:8825:8775:9500:9900] 1 kph [SWIMS_INNATE] [POPULATION_NUMBER:250:500] [PREFSTRING:feeding habits] [BODY:BASIC_1PARTBODY:BASIC_HEAD:HEART:GUTS:BRAIN:MOUTH] [BODY_DETAIL_PLAN:STANDARD_MATERIALS] [REMOVE_MATERIAL:HAIR] [REMOVE_MATERIAL:BONE] [BODY_DETAIL_PLAN:STANDARD_TISSUES] [REMOVE_TISSUE:HAIR] [REMOVE_TISSUE:BONE] [BODY_DETAIL_PLAN:EXOSKELETON_TISSUE_LAYERS:SKIN:FAT:MUSCLE] [ATTACK:BITE:BODYPART:BY_CATEGORY:MOUTH] [ATTACK_SKILL:BITE] [ATTACK_VERB:bite:bites] [ATTACK_CONTACT_PERC:100] [ATTACK_PREPARE_AND_RECOVER:3:3] [ATTACK_PRIORITY:MAIN] [ATTACK_FLAG_CANLATCH] [SPECIALATTACK_SUCK_BLOOD:25:50] [HAS_NERVES] [MUNDANE] [USE_MATERIAL_TEMPLATE:ICHOR:ICHOR_TEMPLATE] [BLOOD:LOCAL_CREATURE_MAT:ICHOR:LIQUID] [CREATURE_CLASS:GENERAL_POISON] [GETS_WOUND_INFECTIONS] [GETS_INFECTIONS_FROM_ROT] [USE_MATERIAL_TEMPLATE:PUS:PUS_TEMPLATE] [PUS:LOCAL_CREATURE_MAT:PUS:LIQUID] [BODY_SIZE:0:0:100] [BODY_APPEARANCE_MODIFIER:LENGTH:90:95:98:100:102:105:110] [MAXAGE:5:10] [ALL_ACTIVE] [CANNOT_JUMP] [NO_SLEEP] [NO_DIZZINESS] [EXTRAVISION] [SET_TL_GROUP:BY_CATEGORY:ALL:SKIN] [TL_COLOR_MODIFIER:BLACK:1] [TLCM_NOUN:skin:SINGULAR]
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