Brain brine

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brain brine
When on/in other objects/liquids:
nervous liquid
nervous object
brain-brine-stained object
Vaporizes at

2000°, into confusion gas

Base temperature


Value per dram


Weight per dram






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Prompt to wade through?


Prompt to drink?




Liquid ID


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brain brine is a rare liquid usually found inside random reliquaries located within the Tomb of the Eaters.pngTomb of the Eaters. If it is a part of a mixed liquid, or an item is stained with brain brine, they become nervous. A phial of the liquid can also be found on the Alchemist.pngalchemist.

Sources of Brain Brine

Drinking Brain Brine

Upon drinking a dram of pure brain brine, the creature will be confused for one turn. at the end of that turn, they will receive the message "You shake the water from your addled brain, but someone else's thoughts have already taken root". What happens afterwards is a weighted random chance. Regardless of the result, the creature will always lose one Ego. If the creature is a Chimera and the result would otherwise give them a mental mutation or defect, they receive the message "Your mind begins to morph but the physiology of your brain restricts it." instead.

Brain Brine's RNG table operates separately from every other RNG operation, meaning no amount of Precognition or Neutronflux.pngneutron flux RNG manipulation will change its outcomes.

Weight Chance Result
20 14.8% Get 2-3 random skills
20 14.8% Gain 400-500 Skill Points
10 7.4% Gain 2-3 Intelligence
10 7.4% Gain 2-3 Willpower
30 22.2% Learn 6-8 random secrets
30 22.2% Gain one positive mental mutation
15 11.1% Gain one random mental defect