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Moth man

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Moth man
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Urist likes moth men for their coloration.
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Moth - Moth man - Giant moth

Alignment: Savage

· Flying · Learns · Humanoid

Cannot be tamed 
Max: 35,000.5 cm3

Adult at: Birth
Max age: 60-80
Cannot be butchered
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A person with the head and wings of a moth.

Moth men are animal people variants of the common moth, who can inhabit most savage biomes. They spawn in groups of 1-5 individuals and are generally content to keep to themselves, but may pick fights if provoked. In terms of size, they are a little over half the weight of the average dwarf. All moth men are born with Legendary skill in climbing.

Like other savage animal people, moth men can join civilizations, become historical figures, appear as visitors and be playable in adventurer mode.

Some dwarves like moth men for their coloration.

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Moth men are not, in fact, any sort of secretive paranormal monster, as dwarves find and kill them on a semiregular basis. The humans are just overreacting.

Additionally, and contrary to popular belief, moth men do not appear as a warning before cave-ins, structural failures or other unfortunate accidents. Warnings of such incidents should only be managed by burrow assignment rather than superstition. Get back to work.

Some human peasant has a strange preference to moth women.

"Moth man" in other Languages Books-aj.svg aj ashton 01.svg
Dwarven: alen udos
Elven: ìnevi onino
Goblin: atan ngorûg
Human: dunem abo