In a river or brook this can occur if the contact was upstream of the drinking spot. Like has been said yeah Fort mode is Dwarf only Dwarf Fortress but in adventure mode there are probably upwards of 100 playable races depending on the world generated.
If you do have a water source but an injured dwarf has fallen into a location the rescue dwarf cannot reach you will see this message.
Dwarf fortress salt water. Beats dying from dehydration. Dwarf Fortress Wiki – User contributions en 17815941188. Many other names such as catfisting grabbling graveling hogging cat-daddling dogging gurgling tickling and stumping are used in different regions for the same activity.
Freezing and thawing. There was a certain challenge to be had here as by default salt water is not potable. Some brooks and murky pools can be saltwater even if the fortress site is partially mountainous.
Dwarves can not use salt water directly. If there are zero. Due to being based on the raw files of the normal animal they lack the ability to jump.
You can purify saltwater with screw pumps and a sufficiently quarantined block wall pool will keep it drinkable so long as it doesnt touch saltwater. Как и другие дикие семириды люди-крокодилы могут становиться частью цивилизации становиться историческими фигурами приходить в крепость и за них можно играть в режиме приключений. Some dwarves like saltwater crocodile men for their strength.
When blood or dead bodies come into contact with water it can become contaminated and dwarfs will refuse to drink from it. Theres fancy ways to do it. I loved my Saltwater Crocodile Man he was badass.
Contaminants such as mud blood slime or other nasty things WILL remain after being pulled through a pump dorf engineers have yet to make a filter capable separating blood and water. So if it was stagnant or salt water then it will be cleaned up to be drinkable. Oddly a well built over a source of salt water will still provide drinkable water to dwarves.
The only other way to spot an isolation issue is to notice. Read the combat log where you see the injuries sustained by the miner during the accident. In Dwarf Fortress waterstone makes mud and farmable tiles.
While healthy dwarves will usually prefer to drink booze wounded dwarves can only be given water to drink. 372012 Unfortunately if you already have an underground access to under the ocean it kind of defeats the purpose of building the undersea fortress. The noodler places his hand inside a discovered catfish hole.
A person with the head and tail of a saltwater crocodile. While healthy dwarves will usually prefer to drink booze they may resort to drinking water if they are forced to drink the same variety for too long and wounded dwarves. Use the umkh keys to change the position your embark area on the local map before embarking.
Booze supply via an underground farm. Oddly enough constructing a well above a salt water source makes dwarves drink the water but doing so will give them a small unhappy thought. But the saltwater thing is a first.
However you can purify it with a screw pump. The plan had been to carve a channel for the water all downhill so the water was flowing as quick as possible add a few water wheels to generate some electricity and set up some screw pumps. It will basically be off-map after you embark.
Another possibility is that the river is there but just not in the area you are looking at especially if youve been building your fortress. To check to see if water is salty use the i menu to see if the game shows the pondpool as a water source. To tell the difference attempt to set up a drinking zone including some of the water in question.
Try a double-blind test by building identical freshsaltwater pools and dumping identical items into them. – it is not known if this is a bug. A REAL dwarf would use a barrage of pumps to pump the ocean back off the map edge back to where ye came from foul watery stuff for long enough to wall off sections of the ocean and build a fortress under the sea which can.
Going with the initial question I presented in this post I may have found something along the lines of what the issue might be on the wiki. Dwarves can not use salt water until it has been desalinated. Like other savage animal people saltwater crocodile men may occasionally join civilizations becoming full-fledged citizens who may appear in your fortress as visitors or be playable in adventurer mode.