Remnant 2: How To Cure Root Rot [Items Required]

Learn all details on how to cure the Remnant 2 Root Rot, what items will be required and what steps to follow!

In Remnant 2 players can be afflicted with a status effect. In other terms, a status effect is just a negative effect that occurs and can derail the progress of the player. One of these status effects is known as the Root Rot.

Key Takeaways
  • Remnant 2 has various status effects, including Remnant 2 Root Rot, hindering player progress.
  • It makes players cough, halting other tasks in Remnant 2.
  • Cure: Oilskin Balm, available for purchase (100 Scraps) from Doc Norah.
  • Armor with Blight Resistance helps prevent Root Rot.

What Is Root Rot In Remnant 2?

Root Rot is a status effect that begins when players stand in a cloud of red smoke for too long.

This will not damage players’ health as much, but it will stop the character at different places to start coughing. When this happens, no other actions can be performed which hurdles any further progress. Players will come across the Root Rot status effect when uncovering the Yaesha map for completing quests.

Items Required To Cure Root Rot

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Just like all other status effects, the specific cleanser required to cure Root Rot can be acquired from Doc Norah. The cleanser required for Root Rot is known as the Oilskin Balm. Doctor Norah can be found in Ward 13, and the Oilskin Balm is one of many things she has available.

The Oilskin Balm not only helps cure the Root Rot status effect but also provides a boosted Blight Resistance by 25% for 10 minutes. This can be purchased from Doc Norah for the small price of 100 Scraps.

Armour pieces that provide resistance against Blight are also a great way to prevent the Root Rot Status effect. I highly recommend grinding Remnant 2 for such armors as equipping them will prevent the status effect from building up in the first place!

That is all there is to know about how to cure the Remnant 2 Root Rot, make sure to follow all the measures listed above and there should be no issues! If the Root Rot Status effect has not been hit yet, try preventive measures to avoid this happening. Whilst playing Remnant 2, check out other guides such as Remnant 2 Scraps Exploit and get an unlimited amount of scraps! Leave a comment down below for any queries there may be.

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