Contact Medicine

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 Powdered medicine with poisonous effects used through the ages of by Ashina shinobi.

A weak "Poison" status abnormality is inflicted upon consumption.

By inflicting a weak poison on oneself, all other forms of poison becomes ineffective. Some shinobi also use this medicine for a specific technique. Poison is said to expand the mind.

Contact Medicine is a Quick Item in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. It is used to inflict a weak poison on oneself, therefore making any poison attacks received from an enemy ineffective.

 

 

 Contact Medicine Usage

  • Inflicts a weak poison on oneself and negates any Poison attacks received from enemies
  • It lasts for a total of 40 seconds.

 

 

How to Find Contact Medicine

  • Dungeon Memorial Mob - 8 can be bought for 30 sen
  • Sunken Valley - Looted next to the Prayer Bead found below a cliff past the arena of the Long-Arm Centipede Giraffe.
  • Sunken Valley Passage - From the large cluster of monkeys, 1x can be looted around the feet of the Buddha statue where you'll encounter 3 monkeys, and 3x more behind the statue where it is being guarded by 3 Nightjar Ninja enemies.
  • Ashina Depths - Looted inside the temple of the Mist Noble.
  • Mibu Village - 2x can be found in the field where the Nightjar Ninja Apparitions can be found.
  • Mibu Village - Past the Watermill Idol, defeat the villagers where you'll find one past them.

 

 

Contact Medicine Notes & Tips

  • The constant trickle of damage allows the use of the Mist Raven at any time, rather than only after being damaged.
  • Other notes...

 

 

 
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    • Anonymous

      02 May 2019 23:30  

      Alll bout' dat Great Feather Mist Raven free reign goodness my friends. =D Thanks to this handy little self-inflicted poison DoT tick, You can create a hellstorm of smoke feathers and fire around groups of enemies with the fully upgraded mist raven, allowing for instant flash step and elemental proximity damage, so long as you have the Spirit Emblems to spare. Very handy to have on hand. I have to assume the game intends for this type of utilization, given the nature of the item description hinting as much..

      • Anonymous

        28 Apr 2019 05:06  

        Senpou temple in main hall, deathblow the sitting centipede men, must have mortal blade to banish them, they drop contact medicine..

        • Anonymous

          20 Apr 2019 21:12  

          If you use this after antidote powder it doesn't fully poison you, btw. Why you'd want to do that i dont know but...

          • Anonymous

            05 Apr 2019 11:54  

            Important hint that I found on reddit, if you use contact medicine, you can activated Mist Raven on command instead of waiting for an attack. Maybe because the game sees the minor poison damage as incoming attack. And you have the "Some shinobi also use this medicine for a specific technique. Poison is said to expand the mind." as a hint. Hope it helps!

            • Anonymous

              03 Apr 2019 03:38  

              I saw Elajjaz use this for a sequence break in a speedrun. Its on Youtube, lets him get eaten by the Great Serpent and pooped out the other side, lol.

              • Anonymous

                02 Apr 2019 02:37  

                so useful for traversing the poison swamp, but there isnt much poison swamp in this game and majority of it can be skipped by grappling

                • Anonymous

                  25 Mar 2019 00:05  

                  I got this from killing the "rats" that your asked to kill after horse boss (the short things with shield hats)

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