Potion of blindness

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! Pink potion.png
Name blindness
Appearance random
Base price 150 zm
Weight 20
Monster use May be used offensively by monsters.

A drunk potion of blindness makes you blind for a duration dependent on its BUC status, as shown below.

Blessed Uncursed Cursed
125–324 250–449 375–574

Blindness is generally undesirable, but protects against gaze attacks and lets you use intrinsic telepathy. A blindfold or towel is preferable, due to togglability and permanence. For advice on how to cope with blindness, see zen.

Dipping a unicorn horn into one of these will produce an uncursed potion of water.

A potion of blindness can be thrown at monsters to blind them.

Due to a bug, (alternate)wielding this potion nullifies the blindness attack of Archons and yellow lights. This was fixed in 3.6.0.