Cave disease (Histoplasmosis)
Cave Disease is a fungus that grows in caves. I can also be found in other areas were large quantities of either bat or bird droppings occur and the correct environmental conditions exists. While the disease is very treatable with proper care it can be deadly if left untreated.
Fungus - Fungi are a group of microorganisms that are distinct from plants, animals and even bacteria. In Red Ash these entries will focus on the infectious diseases caused by fungi.
Air - Pathogen is in the air and can be affected by winds, increasing its contamination area down wind and decreasing up wind.
- Lethality: 40%
- Infection Rate: 45%
- Contamenation Area: 2 Meters
- Gestation Period: 10 Days
- Difficulty: Moderate
- Save: Health
- Advancement Time: 1 Week
- Life Span: 1 Month
- Residual Life: 2 Years
Stage 1: No apparent ill effects.
Stage 2: Difficulty breathing, coughing or flu-like symptoms.
Stage 3: Organs become infected, including eyes. Vision loss is common.
Stage 4: Death
Possible vision loss (50% gains either nearsighted or farsighted, if they already have one then double the effect)