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0007595Dwarf FortressDwarf Mode -- Tradepublic2014-07-23 18:222014-08-15 12:03
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0007595: Merchants petrified with fear by were-creatures
As the title states, this caravan had some of its cargo dropped on its way to my depot. The reason was that something (I couldn't identify what, exactly) scared some of their animals and dwarves (dark blue exclamation reaction), which caused them to drop their cargo.
Strangely enough, the items lost their original ownership and I could trade them freely with the caravan, as if they never were its owners.
Wait for a caravan to arrive, then have something that scares animals and dwarves (dark blue exclamation reaction) cross the caravan's path.
Save file some time after it happened. https://www.dropbox.com/s/i0mr0ts2qsb7stf/merchant-drop.zip [^]
horrified, merchants, scare, trade
related to 0007185confirmed Footkerchief Horrified merchants immediately destroy their wagons, pack their goods and leave the depot 
related to 0007161needs feedback Dwarfu Morale is screwy across all modes 
has duplicate 0007873resolved Footkerchief Horrified merchants drop their goods, which become player property 
has duplicate 0007898resolved Footkerchief Merchants attacked but unharmed collapse and stop moving 
has duplicate 0007975resolved Footkerchief Trader wagon scuttles for no apparent reason 
has duplicate 0009716resolved Dwarfu Trader with Horse dropping load pathing over a trap 
related to 0006625confirmed Footkerchief Merchants climb up tree and go insane 
related to 0009594confirmed Dwarfu Merchants die/get frightened/flee, dump trade goods, but still own them (shows on stocks screen, can't interact with) 
Issue History
2014-07-23 18:22mistermanoNew Issue
2014-07-23 18:26FootkerchiefRelationship addedrelated to 0007185
2014-07-25 07:48mistermanoTag Attached: merchants
2014-07-25 07:48mistermanoTag Attached: trade
2014-07-25 07:48mistermanoTag Attached: horrified
2014-07-25 07:48mistermanoTag Attached: scare
2014-08-06 07:40FootkerchiefRelationship addedhas duplicate 0007873
2014-08-06 07:48KanddakNote Added: 0028449
2014-08-06 07:49KanddakNote Edited: 0028449bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0028449#r10864
2014-08-06 07:49KanddakNote Edited: 0028449bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0028449#r10865
2014-08-06 13:22DwarfuRelationship addedrelated to 0007161
2014-08-07 18:11FootkerchiefRelationship addedhas duplicate 0007898
2014-08-07 18:12FootkerchiefSummaryMerchants dropping their cargo when scared => Merchants petrified with fear by were-creatures
2014-08-07 21:22FootkerchiefAssigned To => Footkerchief
2014-08-07 21:22FootkerchiefStatusnew => confirmed
2014-08-11 02:25SteveTheRedNote Added: 0028781
2014-08-11 08:02FootkerchiefRelationship addedrelated to 0006625
2014-08-12 12:05FootkerchiefRelationship addedhas duplicate 0007975
2014-08-15 12:03Jack9Note Added: 0029105
2016-05-16 16:27DwarfuRelationship addedhas duplicate 0008818
2016-05-16 16:27DwarfuIssue Monitored: bacos666
2016-05-16 16:31DwarfuRelationship deletedhas duplicate 0008818
2016-05-16 16:41DwarfuRelationship addedhas duplicate 0009716
2016-05-16 16:53DwarfuRelationship addedrelated to 0009594
2018-04-16 17:26HuntthetrollIssue Monitored: Huntthetroll

2014-08-06 07:48   
(edited on: 2014-08-06 07:49)
Several players seem to be observing werecreature corpses in particular easily horrifying merchants and scaring them away: See 0007741, 0007807:0028410, and 0007873.

2014-08-11 02:25   
Still happening in 0.40.07. In the most recent case it seemed to be a vulture trying to steal food from the caravan that scared both the caravan and the vulture off.
2014-08-15 12:03   
Still happening in 0.40.08 - 7 or so dwarf wagons, pass water with a dwarf body in it, about the 4th wagon I notice quantum stacks of goods left behind that everyone is grabbing (1 pile forbidden, 1 pile not). Last few merchant wagons sitting in the tunnels up to my trade depot with the rest on the trade depot. Cannot trade or interact with merchants.