Toxic

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Deals high Toxic damage in a period of time as long as 10 minutes, lasting until cured, expiration or death.

Toxic is a gameplay mechanic in Dark Souls and Dark Souls Remastered. It is a debuff status effect, an auxiliary special effect, and a damage type.



General Information for Toxic:

  • Deals high Toxic damage in a period of time as long as 10 minutes, lasting until cured, expiration or death.
  • The number in the weapon info means how much damage the poison will do in 1 minute,not the buildup.

 

 

 

Build up

When exposed to Toxic, a build-up bar will appear at the middle of the screen.

  • The size of the bar is determined by the player's poison resistance.
  • If the exposure stops, the bar will slowly decrease by 5 point per second (in 10 second you or enemies will restore 50 point).
  • The ailment will take effect when the bar is full.

Effect

Once the toxic bar is full, your health bar will begin to decrease rapidly.

  • Deals high Toxic damage in a period of time as long as 10 minutes, lasting until cured, expiration or death.

  • Toxic give by Sniper Dart will last only 3 minutes but it is the most deadly.
  • Toxic has similar visual and audio queues to poison, but is darker in color.
  • Reduces stamina regeneration by 15 per second.

Cure

Using any of these methods or items will both cure and reduce any toxic buildup.

Prevention

Wear equipment that boosts poison resistance.

Weapons, Items with Auxiliary Effect, Toxic:

  • Weapons
  • Items
    • Toxic Mist  (Buildup (while in the Mist): 0.2/sec, DoT: 6/sec, Total Damage: 3,600)
    • Dung Pie (Buildup: self 30, target 55, DoT: 7/sec, Total Damage: 4,200)

Enemies, Bosses and Characters with Auxiliary Effect, Toxic

Notes:

  • Toxic and poison have their own separate resist meters. You can be poisoned and have toxin at the same time.

 

Damage Types
Bleed  ♦  curse  ♦  Divine  ♦  Fire Damage  ♦  Lightning Damage  ♦  Magic Damage  ♦  Occult  ♦  Physical Damage  ♦  Poison  ♦  Slash damage  ♦  Strike Damage  ♦  Thrust Damage



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    • Anonymous

      I love watching some poor havelnoob fumble through his inventory for a blossom, only to find out too late that it's the wrong one.

      • Anonymous

        "When exposed to Bleed, a build-up bar will appear at the middle of the screen." Someone mixed up words when copy-pasting sentences between here and the Bleed page.

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