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Rattlesnake man

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Rattlesnake man
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Urist likes rattlesnake men for their warning rattle.
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Rattlesnake - Rattlesnake man - Giant rattlesnake

Alignment: Savage

· Learns · Syndrome · Humanoid

Cannot be tamed 
Birth: 220 cm3
Mid: 19,250 cm3
Max: 38,500 cm3

Adult at: Birth
Max age: 60-80
Cannot be butchered

(Value multiplier ×2)

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

A person resembling a large rattlesnake with arms.

Rattlesnake men are animal people versions of the common rattlesnake, who can be found in any non-freezing savage region. They spawn in groups of 1-3 individuals and are generally content to keep to themselves, but like their animal versions, their bite possesses a strong syndrome which should be avoided. In terms of size, they are a little over half the weight of the average dwarf.

Rattlesnake men will attempt to attack your livestock, but not your dwarves.

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

Some dwarves like rattlesnake men for their warning rattle.

Rattle also doubles as a metronome.