Potion of heroism

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! Pink potion.png
Name heroism
Appearance random
Base price 300 zm
Weight 20
Monster use Will not be used by monsters.

The potion of heroism is a useful potion originally from NetHack: The Next Generation, which also appears in Slash'EM Extended and SLASHTHEM.

Quaffing a non-cursed potion of heroism has several (mostly beneficial) effects:

Quaffing a cursed potion of heroism removes any invulnerability you already have. Unless you are already invulnerable, this is harmless.


You are surrounded by a strong shimmering aura.
You quaffed a non-cursed potion of heroism.
You feel cowardly.
You quaffed a cursed potion of heroism.


  • Slash'EM Extended potion.c 2382
  • Slash'EM Extended objects.c 1521