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Carvan of Camels

The famed “ships of the desert”, camels are large, ungainly-looking herbivores whose strange bodies are uniquely adapted to allow them to thrive in the harshest desert wastes. Players cannot use camels as mounts.

Standing up to eighteen hands at the shoulder, camels have a tall “hump” of fatty tissue which the animal can draw upon for energy when traveling through regions where either food or water are scarce. Their long necks and sharp teeth allow them to feed on even the thorniest of plants, while broad, two-toed feet gives a camel excellent traction along the soft desert dunes.

Though notoriously foul-tempered and prone to spitting at handlers who have earned their ire, desert nomads or merchants plying the southern caravan routes value camels for their intelligence and legendary endurance.