Poison

Effect

Once the Poison meter is full, HP will begin to drain at a steady rate depending on the method of infliction. Duration is always 3 minutes and is not affected by Poison Resist.

Inflict

The following are capable of poisoning the player, and drain HP at the corresponding rates listed:

Cause of Poison Rate of HP loss Total HP loss
Tree Lizard 10 HP per second 1800 HP
Sanctuary Guardian 10 HP per second 1800 HP
Giant Mosquito 9 HP per second 1620 HP
Small Undead Rat 9 HP per second 1620 HP
Infested Barbarian 7 HP per second 1260 HP
Large Undead Rat 4 HP per second 720 HP
Giant Undead Rat 4 HP per second 720 HP
Blighttown Lake 4 HP per second 720 HP
Lost Izalith Pit 4 HP per second 720 HP
Poison Throwing Knife 4 HP per second 720 HP
Dark Fog 4 HP per second 720 HP
Poison Mist 3 HP per 0.8 seconds 675 HP
Rotten Pine Resin 3 HP per second 540 HP
Large Club 3 HP per second 540 HP
Poison Arrow 3 HP per second 540 HP
Oolacile Catalyst 3 HP per second 540 HP
Guardian Tail 3 HP per second 540 HP

The player can inflict poison upon enemies with:

Recover

Resisting and Avoiding Poison

  • Equip various Poison Resistant armors
  • Equip Bloodshield (just equipping Bloodshield increases Poison resistance by 50)

Enemies Immune to Poison

The following enemies cannot be poisoned:

Regular Enemies

Bosses

NPCs

Most non-hostile NPCs are immune to cloud forms of poison (Poison Mist, Dark Fog), though they can be poisoned or toxified with other attacks. The following are fully-immune:

Note - This list does not include NPCs that cannot be killed.

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