Bitter Root
Bitter Root Icon

Description Gain 8% max hp
Stacking Further gain 8% max hp, up to 38 stacks (300% extra HP)
Unlock Reach 650 health.
Rarity Common
Type Defensive
Pickup Text Increased maximum health by 8%.
Bitter Root Shipping Details

The Bitter Root is a common defensive item in Risk of Rain. It increases the player's maximum health by 8% and caps at 38 stacks, or 300% of the player's base health.[1]

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:  Bitter RootBitter Root Icon
Tracking Number:  552▪▪▪▪▪▪▪▪▪▪▪

Order Description

:  Gain 8% max hp

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:  Standard

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:  Biggest. Ginseng. Root. Ever.

Not really, but it's pretty freackin' huge. You can boil it or sun dry it, whatever you want. I'll be curious to see if your cancer research actually pans out; sounds like voodoo magic
to me, herbal medicine, but if the natives say it works, it works.
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Character SynergiesEdit

Item SynergiesEdit

This item DOES synergize with Infusion and DOES work on a persistent basis.


  • While the maximum health is 9999, stacking more of these, even if you're not at their cap, will raise your health beyond this limit.[verification needed]
  • Getting this item makes somewhat frequent, oval shaped, green particles appear from your character when moving.




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