! Pink potion
Name gain ability
Appearance random
Cost 300 zm
Weight 20

Quaffing a potion of gain ability can increase your attributes. Quaffing a cursed one does nothing, nor does quaffing a noncursed one while wearing a ring of sustain ability; in either case, the potion will not be identified. Blessed increases all your attributes, uncursed increases just one at random. Attributes will be increased by one point.

Note that only 6 tries will be made to find an attribute which isn't already at its maximum. If all six fail, you will get the usual stat-maxed message for the last one picked: "You're already as [strong, wise, etc.] as you can get!"

When quaffing a cursed potion of gain ability, "Ulch! That potion tasted foul!".


MessageAttribute Improved!
You feel strong! strength
You feel smart! intelligence
You feel wise! wisdom
You feel agile! dexterity
You feel tough! constitution
You feel charismatic! charisma


In UnNetHack, uncursed will attempt to raise an ability one point a few times and might fail. Blessed will always raise one stat, if possible.

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