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Creature Tanning Info
Creature information
Group Type I Bird
Group Type II Galliform
Aggressive No
Pursues No
Special Harvest Chicken feather
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Creature information
Skin Type Skin
Size 1.5' x 1'
1" x 1" (Chronides Farm)
Weight (fresh) 7 lbs
<1 lbs (Chronides Farm)
Weight (tanned) (3 2/9) - 3 3/9 lbs
2/9 lbs (Chronides Farm)


Adjectives (i.e., "green" or "fluffy") not included

  • Chicken (Roster/Hen)
  • Spring Chicken
  • Jungle Cock/Hen


--Cities and Towns--

  • Bleak Prospect
  • Chronides Farmstead
  • Dinky
  • Ephebe
  • Lancre Town [Spring chicken]


  • Klatch - Jungle [Jungle Cock/Hen]


Descriptions are example(s) from a single individual. Variations may be numerous, and dependent upon species, gender, age, location, and other variables.

Chicken [Rooster/Hen] (Bleak Prospect, Chronides Farmstead, Ephebe)

This is a common red chicken. It's probably looking for something to eat, whilst keeping an eye out for cats. There is something inevitably self-important about chickens like this that seems to make children everywhere want to chase them.

  • Alignment: Neutral

Chicken (Dinky)

Details needed.

  • Alignment: Details needed.

Spring Chicken (Chronides Farmstead)

The chicken is well-feathered, and looks quite plucky, especially from the view of someone looking for something to fill a nice pillow with. She's a typical white hen, though she does seem a bit bouncier than most chickens, probably because of the springs attached to her feet.

  • Alignment: 1 degree of good

Jungle Cock (Klatch - Jungle)

This is a grumpy rooster, a primitive and stringy ancestor of the domestic chicken. He regards his surroundings with jerky movements of a red-combed head and arrogant, beady eyes. He seems to be fully conscious of the splendour of his silky plume of red and brown tail feathers.

  • Alignment: Neutral

Jungle Hen (Klatch - Jungle)

This is a brown hen, clucking and scratching comfortably around the leaf litter. She is rather plump, and regards the world with a startled air, as if it is always just about to offend her delicate and self-centred sensibilities.

  • Alignment: Neutral


  • The feather is acquired from the corpse and is used as a component in a variety of spells -

Special Notes

  • The Dinky chickens are only found in the day.
  • The presence of Chronides Farmstead chickens, like all birds at this location, is random.
  • The jungle cock/hen encountered in the Klatch jungles come in groups of 1 to 6. If an individual is attacked, they will not defend each other.
  • The Chronides Farmstead chicken appears to use the generic "bird" template, while other chickens use the "chicken" template.
  • The most common weight for tanned chicken skin is 3 3/9 lbs, with 3 2/9 lbs rare
  • Chickens can be acquired as a pet at the appropriate pet shop


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