v0.31:Elk bird

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Elk bird

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Biome

  • Underground Caverns (dry)
  • Underground Depth: 1-3
Pet Attributes
Pet value 400

Cannot be trained

Exotic - cannot be tamed

Size

Child body size
50 cm3
Adolescent body size
50,000 cm3
Adult body size
100,000 cm3

Butchering returns

(Value multiplier x3)

Food items

Meat 16
Fat 10
Brain 1
Heart 1
Lungs 2
Intestines 1
Liver 1
Kidneys 2
Tripe 1
Sweetbread 1
Spleen 1

Raw materials

Bones 23
Skull 1
Horns 2
Skin Raw hide
This article is about an older version of DF.
A large creature found grazing on mushrooms deep underground. It walks on two legs and has the head of a bird with the horns of a great elk.

Elk birds are large flightless birds that can be used as a mount by goblin siegers. Though they are generally non-hostile, they will interrupt tasks throughout the fortress and, if engaged, will usually kill an untrained dwarf (or even a war dog) in one-on-one combat.

Butchering an Elk Bird will also result in a single feather.

Unlike elk, both genders of elk bird have horns. This is nice, because elk bird parts are worth even more than elk parts, with a value multiplier of three.

Tamed elk birds require a pasture to survive; however, due to their dual status as grazers and egg-layers, they will prefer to claim a nest box and sit on it until they starve to death.Bug:4637

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