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0010362Dwarf FortressDwarf Mode -- Visitorspublic2017-11-25 10:162017-12-19 17:02
Toady One 
0010362: Elven spy visitors flooding fort immediately
Upon fort creation, before the miners have ever struck the earth, Elven spies with Dwarvish names come flooding into the fort under the guide of Poets and Monster Slayers.
Start a fort.
http://dffd.bay12games.com/file.php?id=13224 [^] (0.44.02)
http://dffd.bay12games.com/file.php?id=13261 [^] (0.44.02)
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related to 0010340resolved Toady One Soldier visitors, ignore visitor cap and act strangely 
has duplicate 0010462resolved lethosor Incredibly frequent elven visitors 
Issue History
2017-11-25 10:16MusaabNew Issue
2017-11-25 11:45latias1290Note Added: 0036996
2017-11-25 13:03deathpunch578Note Added: 0037003
2017-11-25 13:09deathpunch578Issue Monitored: deathpunch578
2017-11-25 13:09deathpunch578Issue End Monitor: deathpunch578
2017-11-25 13:33deathpunch578Note Edited: 0037003bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0037003#r14909
2017-11-25 17:51CosinusNote Added: 0037011
2017-11-26 03:29DetrosRelationship addedrelated to 0010340
2017-11-26 03:30DetrosNote Added: 0037018
2017-11-26 03:31DetrosAssigned To => Detros
2017-11-26 03:31DetrosStatusnew => confirmed
2017-11-26 03:34DetrosNote Edited: 0037018bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0037018#r14915
2017-11-26 14:06ButtonIssue Monitored: Button
2017-11-28 09:47chaosvoltIssue Monitored: chaosvolt
2017-11-30 12:29oldmansuttonIssue Monitored: oldmansutton
2017-12-01 11:18nakranNote Added: 0037165
2017-12-01 12:21FantasticDorfNote Added: 0037168
2017-12-01 15:54nakranNote Edited: 0037165bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0037165#r14997
2017-12-19 14:28lethosorRelationship addedhas duplicate 0010462
2017-12-19 14:29lethosorAdditional Information Updatedbug_revision_view_page.php?rev_id=15077#r15077
2017-12-19 17:02Toady OneStatusconfirmed => resolved
2017-12-19 17:02Toady OneFixed in Version => Next Version
2017-12-19 17:02Toady OneResolutionopen => fixed
2017-12-19 17:02Toady OneAssigned ToDetros => Toady One
2017-12-20 06:03chaosvoltIssue End Monitor: chaosvolt
2020-02-13 13:13ButtonIssue End Monitor: Button

2017-11-25 11:45   
I can't confirm this as is, but I did have one elf "poet" with a dwarven name show up long before I had a tavern set up. This happened once, and I have already started (and abandoned due to the lack of coal) several forts.
2017-11-25 13:03   
(edited on: 2017-11-25 13:33)
I can confirm this. There at least 50 elves in my fort, all with dwarven names.

since the original poster didn't provide a save, I will:http://dffd.bay12games.com/file.php?id=13224 [^]

2017-11-25 17:51   
Can confirm this for 44.02. The elves will not stop coming. I currently have around 180 of them with my visitor cap at 100. They are all divided between a few professions specifically bards, poets, peddlers, beast hunters, monster slayers, mercenaries and scholars. There were no other professions. Also notable is that they arrive with a constant rate one by one and not in noticeable groups. They all carry wooden weapons (even the civilians) and are all there to "relax".
2017-11-26 03:30   
(edited on: 2017-11-26 03:34)
See 0010340:0036950, visitor cap is currently not working for some of them.

This may even be a child report of that 0010340, "Soldier visitors, ignore visitor cap and act strangely" one but I have set it just as "related" for now, for the difference in visitor type.

2017-12-01 11:18   
(edited on: 2017-12-01 15:54)
CAN confirm this for 44.02 with the rate of incoming elves and professions. I'm providing another save http://dffd.bay12games.com/file.php?id=13261 [^]

*edited*: changed file download site to dffd as per FantasticDorf request (thanks man!)

2017-12-01 12:21   
Elves don't naturally possess all of the professions listed if there are legitimate visitors in that elf migration, so those can be clearly ruled out as spies or bugged.

[WANDERER],[SCOUT],[SCHOLAR:PHILOSOPHER],[SCHOLAR:ASTRONOMER],[SCHOLAR:NATURALIST],[SCHOLAR:GEOGRAPHER] are the only ones they possess in vanilla raws. And [WANDERER] is shared between all 3 default friendly races, i will update and edit this space if removing [WANDERER] has any effect.


Please use the dwarf fortress file depot @Nakran found here, which moderators recommend. http://dffd.bay12games.com/ [^]