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What will happen when a werelizard bites a dwarf that is already infected by a weregoat? Does it matter if the dwarf is in weregoat form during the biting?

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    Only in Dwarf Fortress... – Frank Mar 19 '15 at 15:27
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    @Frank: Not true: Nethack also has this (although replace weregoat/werelizard with jackal, wolf, and one or two others). scifi.stackexchange.com/questions/3654/… has an answer that references the nethack behavior – Foon Mar 19 '15 at 16:48
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Having a were-curse prevents the target from collecting any other were-curse, among other things. So... nothing besides normal bite damage.

I've checked the raws in /raw/interaction examples.txt, the were-curse definition cannot apply to: vampires, not-living creatures (aka elementals and bronze colossi), supernatural creatures, other were-cursed, and people who were cursed by a mummy. Actually, all curses - were, vampire and mummy - exclude each other. Pity.

[INTERACTION:WEREBEAST_CURSE]
[I_TARGET:A:CREATURE]
    snip
    [IT_FORBIDDEN:NOT_LIVING]
    [IT_FORBIDDEN:SUPERNATURAL]
    [IT_CANNOT_HAVE_SYNDROME_CLASS:WERECURSE]
    [IT_CANNOT_HAVE_SYNDROME_CLASS:VAMPCURSE]
    [IT_CANNOT_HAVE_SYNDROME_CLASS:DISTURBANCE_CURSE]

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