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A drawn depiction of a common Cave Squig.

Cave Squigs are small, aggressive, generally bipedal creatures that resemble fleshy balls of muscle with legs and a maw of razor-sharp teeth. The Cave Squig is considered by many in being both the most common variant of the Squigs as well as bearing the most archetypal appearance that most people associate with a Squig. Many different breeds and kinds of Squig exist, but all share those same common characteristics as the Cave Squig. Omnivores in the extreme, many Cave Squigs live within the fungus infested caves of many Night Goblin settlements, where they feed upon either Mushrooms or whatever is unlucky enough to cross their paths.

The common Cave Squigs usually grow from around one to three feet tall and are often used extensively by Night Goblin tribes as mounts, beasts of war, or as a source of food. Like most Greenskin organisms, Squigs reproduce by means of spores released periodically by their body, which would grow underground into a plant-like womb that nourishes the Squig before it eventually emerges out of the ground. Just like an Orc, a Squig will continously grow throughout his lifetime, until they become so big that they are categorized into another larger variant called a Great Cave Squig.


  • 7th Edition.
  • 7th Edition.
  • 7th Edition. (Gnarly Squigs)
  • 7th Edition. (Gnarly Squigs)
  • 7th Edition. (Cave Squigs Herd)


  • Battle Squig (Concept Art from Warhammer Online : Age of Reckoning)
  • Spiked Squig (Concept Art from Warhammer Online : Age of Reckoning)
  • Horned Squig (Concept Art from Warhammer Online : Age of Reckoning)
  • Gas Squig (Concept Art from Warhammer Online : Age of Reckoning)
  • Squigs in the Pit (Screenshot from Warhammer Online : Age of Reckoning)


  • Warhammer Armies: Orcs and Goblins (8th Edition) -- pg. 62

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