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Felldew is a powerful drug found on Elytras which glows a faint green, it is a highly addictive with powerful withdrawal effects. In the quest "Addiction", the hero must consume Felldow, immediately turning he or she into an addict. Failure to consume more Felldew incurs negative status effects.
While Felldew is an alchemical ingredient, the only effect listed is the "Felldew Effect". It can, however, be turned into a potion when mixed with a Heart of Order (the resulting potion being either one of the Felldew Effect or one of Jyggalag's Favor).
Upon taking it, the hero will receive "Felldew Euphoria," a +20 bonus to Strength, Intelligence, and Agility. This will last for about 45 seconds, at which point a message will appear that says, "The effects of Felldew are wearing off", and the bonuses will drop to +10. In another 45 seconds, the hero will begin to experience withdrawal.
Felldew withdrawal will set in. Every stage is separated by roughly 45 seconds. There are five stages of withdrawal, all of which damage essential stats and health.
- Felldew Withdrawal
- Painful Felldew Withdrawal
- Wounding Felldew Withdrawal
- Drain Luck, Intelligence, Strength, Agility by 10; Drain Willpower, Speed, Endurance by 5.
- Crippling Felldew Withdrawal
- Drain Luck, Intelligence, Strength, Agility, Willpower, Speed, Endurance, and Health by 10.
- Ruinous Felldew Withdrawal
- Drain Luck, Intelligence, Strength, Agility, Health by 15. Drain Willpower, Speed, Endurance by 10.
Counteracting the effectsEdit
In order to counteract the effects of withdrawal, you must consume more Felldew. By staying in a state of euphoria (getting high), you can maintain the boost to your stats. There is a cure for Felldew addiction.
After you complete the quest Addiction, The Chalice of Reversal will remove the effects of withdrawal, and using Felldew after will give you a 10 boost to Strength and a 5 boost to both Intelligence and Agility.
Initially Felldew is beneficial, causing two Felldew Euphoria effects. After 45 seconds (real time), one of these wears off. After a further 45 seconds the other wears off and Felldew Addiction begins, progressing through Painful, Wounding and Crippling to Ruinous, each increment taking a further 45 seconds. The negative effects of the withdrawal can be exploited to permanently increase attributes past 100.
- 6 guaranteed samples can be found (these locations will respawn, since Felldew is food), in the following locations:
- 6 samples are in Dunroot Burrow, Sanctum of Decadence zone
- Felldew-carrying Elytras continually spawn outside the burrow. One can use this to their advantage, stocking up on Felldew before ever entering the burrow.
- If you leave Felldew lying around in Cyrodiil and someone else eats it while you are present, you will get the Felldew Euphoria instead of him/her.
- Felldew can be combined with other special effects ingredients, such as Greenmote and Heart of Order, to create special effect potions.
- If the player is effected by Felldew Euphoria, felldew carrying Elytras will not attack the player.
- The Elder Scrolls IV: Shivering Isles (First appearance)