Rot Essence: Surgeons
Rot Essence: Surgeons is a Key Item in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. It is a key item received after dying multiple times that reduces the chance of receiving Unseen Aid.
Acquiring Rot Essence: Surgeons
- Rot Essence is automatically acquired after dying multiple times and afflicts a random NPC that you have spoken to, blocking you from progressing their quest. The name indicates which NPCs are afflicted; in this case, Doujun and his mysterious boss, Dosaku are afflicted. The player cannot progress Doujun's questline while the surgeon is incapacitated.
Rot Essence: Surgeons Notes & Tips
- Each rot essence affects a specific NPC, when that NPC has the essence their quests cannot be progressed.
- Dragonrot can be cured by collecting a Dragonrot Blood Sample and providing it to Emma at the Dilapidated Temple.
- Offer the Dragon's Blood Droplet and a Recovery Charm given by Emma at a Sculptor's Idol to heal those afflicted with the disease.
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heavy indication that Doujun and Dosaku are one and the same, probably the earliest indication you'll find.