Muscle parasites are a parasitic disease hampering the muscles. The disease does not kill the patient.
Important note: This disease will be cured when the treatments performed on it reach a cumulative quality of 300%, thus it is important to maximize the Medical Tend Quality of the Doctor performing the tending and the quality of the medicine used.
- Treated with medicine
- Treatment duration: 120,000 ticks (33.33 mins)
- Total treatment quality required to cure: 300%
- For example, the disease can be treated with 3 treatments at 100% quality, or 5 at 60%, or 1 at 130% plus 2 at 85%.
In real life, humans can become infected by eating infected pork, or wild carnivores such as fox, cat, or bear.
Unlike in-game, muscle parasites can kill in real life.
Prior to Beta 19, muscle parasites always required 5 treatments regardless of quality.