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Oxygen Low

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Affliction Oxygen Low.png
The skin is pale and clammy, and the lips turning blue.

The Oxygen Low affliction represents suffocation damage, and directly reduces the Vitality of the afflicted character.

It is the only affliction which maximum strength is 200. The icon will only show up when reaching 50 strength, at which point it will start causing gradually increasing Vitality damage, up to 2 damage per second at 200 strength.

The affliction is commonly caused by being in oxygen-poor environments (underwater or in an oxygen deprived room without an Oxygen source), by being in critical condition, or by using Morbusine, Fentanyl, Morphine, or Opium, as well as Naloxone if used with insufficient skill.

The affliction will quickly vanish by being conscious in an oxygenated room or wearing a Diving Suit or Mask supplied with oxygen.

If the afflicted character is in critical condition, the common course of action involves supplying the character with a Diving Mask and performing CPR.

Affliction Limb Specific? Scaled to Vitality? If left alone Strength Range Effects Treatments Skill
Affliction Oxygen Low.png
Oxygen Low
NO YES With O²:
Without O²:
50 - 200 Orders healandrescue.png -0 → -2 vitality per second |?| Liquid Oxygenite.pngLiquid Oxygenite 99 45
Deusizine.pngDeusizine 90 | 45 72
Hyperzine.pngHyperzine 15 | 6 60
Anabolic Steroids.pngAnabolic Steroids 12 72
Methamphetamine.pngMethamphetamine 6 | 4 72

Combat Affliction Internal Damage.pngInternal DamageAffliction Bleeding.pngBleedingAffliction Burn.pngBurnAffliction Bloodloss.pngBloodlossAffliction Stun.pngStun
Environment Affliction Oxygen Low.pngOxygen LowAffliction Pressure.pngHigh PressureAffliction Radiation Sickness.pngRadiation Sickness
Poisons Affliction Husk Infection.pngHusk InfectionAffliction Paralysis.pngParalysisAffliction Morbusine Poisoning.pngMorbusine PoisoningAffliction Sufforin Poisoning.pngSufforin PoisoningAffliction Deliriumine Poisoning.pngDeliriumine PoisoningAffliction Cyanide Poisoning.pngCyanide Poisoning
Side Effects Affliction Opiate Withdrawal.pngOpiate WithdrawalAffliction Opiate Overdose.pngOpiate OverdoseAffliction Opiate Addiction.pngOpiate AddictionAffliction Psychosis.pngPsychosisAffliction Drunk.pngDrunkAffliction Nausea.pngNauseaAffliction Space Herpes.pngSpace Herpes
Buffs Affliction Slow Metabolism.pngSlow MetabolismAffliction Haste.pngHyperactivityAffliction Vigor.pngVigorAffliction Husk Infection Resistance.pngHusk Infection ResistanceAffliction Paralysis Resistance.pngParalysis ResistanceAffliction Psychosis Resistance.pngPsychosis ResistanceAffliction Pressure Resistance.pngPressure Resistance