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Urist likes leeches for their feeding habits.


Leech - Leech man - Giant leech


· Exotic pet · Hateable

Pet value 10
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Wikipedia article

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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.

Admired for its 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 Books-aj.svg aj ashton 01.svg
Dwarven: subol
Elvish: awathi
Goblin: axson
Human: quigos
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