Dray Beast

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A Dray Beast, Pack Beast, or Beast of Burden is a creature suitable to being trained to serve a sophont species, typically as a riding beast farm animal, or a beast of burden.

  • Such creatures tend to be the first form of transportation for a given society or civilization.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Pack animals help sophonts carry or pull heavy loads, such as plows or wagons.

Selected Dray Beast Creatures[edit]

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

Version Rules[edit]

  • (Possibly) First mentioned on page 110 of The Traveller Book
  • In Mongoose 1e, "Pack Animal" was a type of power source used in low-tech vehicle design, such as wagons[1] and barges.[2]

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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  1. Mongoose 1e, Civilian Vehicles, p.48
  2. Mongoose 1e, Civilian Vehicles, p.76