v0.31:Large rat

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Large rat



  • Underground Caverns (dry)
  • Underground Depth: 1
Pet Attributes
Pet value 250

Cannot be trained

Exotic - cannot be tamed 

Birth: 2,500 cm3
Mid: 12,500 cm3
Max: 25,000 cm3

Adult at: 1
Max age: 2-3
Butchering returns

Food items

Meat 6-13
Fat 6-13
Brain 0-1
Heart 0-1
Lungs 0-2
Intestines 0-1
Liver 0-1
Kidneys 0-2
Tripe 0-1
Sweetbread 0-1
Spleen 0-1

Raw materials

Bones 4-11
Skull 1
Skin Raw hide
This article is about an older version of DF.
A huge rodent found underground.

Not to be confused with the even bigger giant rat.

Large rats are cavern-dwelling rodents that are not very dangerous but surprisingly quick. If one manages to sneak into your fortress, it will attempt to steal your food and booze. Fresh recruits may have a hard time catching these pests if they have room to run.

Butchering them is often a waste of time.