Parasites are organisms that obtain nourishment from living inside a live host. They can be ingested by the player in any of several ways and will cause increased consumption of all nutrients: carbohydrates, fats, and protein.
When the player has a parasite, the icon of a stomach is displayed above the health meter on the left side of the screen. The number beside the icon indicates how many parasites the player is afflicted with. The higher the number, the more quickly nutrients will be consumed.
Parasites are more of an annoyance than a real threat, as antiparasitic foods are very common in-game; for instance one can drink unclean water in an emergency if severely dehydrated and eat antiparasitics right away to clear the parasites.
Parasites can be contracted by ingesting infected food or other material:
Parasites can be treated by eating the following foods, either raw or stewed;
|V.1.6.0||Fixed - Soups made from anti-parasitic items have very low chance or no chance of removing parasites.|
Fixed - Player gains more parasites than stated in infolog when drinking dirty/unsafe water.
|V.0.3.0||Fixed -Missing info about parasites stacks.|
|V.0.2.1||Missing info about parasites stacks - fixed.|