Characteristics[edit | edit source]
The plant in which the sacred datura root is derived from is a small, green flowering bush with white, blossoming flowers. The plant can be consumed by the player character, resulting in a unique poison effect called sacred datura poison for 30 seconds and a reduction in one's Perception for 90 seconds. The sacred datura poison does not reduce HP, but results in a woozy visual and sporadic audial effect, similar to other poisons. It can be cured by datura antivenom, but regular antivenom has no effect.
Related quests[edit | edit source]
- Rite of Passage: The Courier learns that sacred datura root can be used to create a bitter-tasting tea with hallucinogenic effects. The only known person to be able to create this tea is White Bird of the Sorrows tribe.
Locations[edit | edit source]
- The datura root can be picked within The Narrows.
- It can also be purchased from Joshua Graham.
- There are two to three roots near each bridge in Zion.
Notes[edit | edit source]
The Pip-Boy icon is identical to that of the xander root.
Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]
The sacred datura root is based on the real world Datura wrightii, colloquially known as "sacred datura root." It is found in the Southwestern United States and Mexico.