Potion of strong poison

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Type Potion
Name Potion of Strong poison
Icon Potion of strong poison.png
A terribly venomous potion.

Quaffing a potion of strong poison poisons you for 3 to 15 (more) levels (with a strong probability for 9). Poison levels over 5 are very nasty, and this potion can put you anywhere from yellow poison status to pink and even to red (where it can do 100+ damage before running its course).

It is not entirely useless, however. Characters with rPois may drink it for a small amount of nutrition.

"That liquid tasted extremely nasty..."
"You feel quite nauseous." (with poison resistance)


In 0.13 it will cause the effect of a potion of poison to those with poison resistance.

Prior to 0.12 this potion could be thrown with Evaporate to create clouds of poison gas.