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Poison is a status effect in Demon's Souls.

General information[]

Poison will cause damage over time after being contracted, generally more than Bleed but less than Plague. A player or NPC afflicted with poison will emit a gassy hissing sound and be covered in purple fog. Poison reduces the effectiveness of healing items.


The following is a list of items, magic and weapons that can inflict Poison.


The following is a list of enemies and enviromental hazards that inflict poison.


  • Royal Lotus
  • Antidote
  • Cure
  • With moderately high Vitality (~30), it is possible to survive many sources of poison without needing to interfere, assuming no other damage is taken.