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This article contains information about medicinal plants in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. These plants can be collected in the wilderness. They are different from the medicinal plants in Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, as they are not used to heal wounds. These plants are the raw materials used to develop drugs and special weapons in Mother Base. Each plant has a maximum capacity of 30,000 Online and 6,000 offline.

Plants Found Worldwide

Black Carrot

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CommonAfghanistanAngola
"A species of carrot with a black storage root, originating in Afghanistan. It is said to be the ancestor of the domesticated carrot. Highly nutritious, it contains polyphenols such as anthlocyanin. Currently cultivated on farmland in a variety of regions, it is no longer limited to its natural habitat. Required for developing and using the bait bottle."
―Black Carrot Encyclopedia entry in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.

Black Carrot is a Common plant found in both Afghanistan and Angola. It is defined by its white flowers and usually grows in clusters. It is necessary for the bait bottle.

Wormwood

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UncommonAfghanistanAngola
"Also known as Artemisia absinthium. Used since ancient times as an anti-parasitic and to treat stomach conditions, it is also known as the main ingredient of absinthe. Contains the chemical compound thujone, which can have hallucinatory and/or anesthetic effects in high doses. Grows in sunny parts of green/wasteland areas, distributed widely throughout the Northern Hemisphere, including Afghanistan, but can also be found in some regions of Africa. Required for using the Phantom Cigar."
―Wormwood Encyclopedia entry in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Wormwood is an Uncommon plant found in both Afghanistan and Angola. It is defined by its tiny yellow blossoms. It is required for using the Phantom Cigar, as it contains the chemical compound thujone that can cause hallucinatory and/or anesthetic effects.

Plants Exclusive to Afghanistan

Golden Crescent

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UncommonAfghanistan

"A medical plant cultivated throughout Afghanistan, its use goes back to thousands of years to the Cradle of Civilization. It has analgesic and sedative properties, and is required for strengthening tranquilizer rounds. Produces pale blue flowers."
―Golden Crescent Encyclopedia entry in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Golden Crescent is a Uncommon plant found exclusively in Afghanistan. It is defined by its large blue flowers. It will strengthen your tranquilizer rounds.

Haoma

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Ultra RareAfghanistan
"A medicinal plant found around Afghanistan, growing in sandy soil. Its name comes from a sacred drink consumed in Zoroastrianism, but whether this plant was actually used to make that drink is unclear. Its extract stimulates central nervous, temporarily increasing the user's concentration. Required for developing and using noctocyanin and accelerin."
―Haoma Encyclopedia entry in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Haoma is a Ultra Rare plant found exclusively in Afghanistan. It appears like a shrub with miniature red and yellow flowers. It is good for both Noctocyanin and Acceleramin (concentration drugs), due to its extract having a profound effect on the central nervous system.

Tarragon

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Super RareAfghanistan
"A medical plant that grows from Afghanistan to Eastern Europe, mainly in sunny, green areas. Has come to wide use as a culinary herb, often under the French name "estragon," but also contains trace amounts of diazepalm, which is used as an anti-anxiety agent and anti convulsant. Required for developing and using pentazemin and acceleramin."
―Tarragon Encyclopedia entry in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Tarragon is a Super Rare plant, located exclusively in Afghanistan. It is defined by its thin leaves and yellow flowers. It is really helpful in making performance enhancing drugs like Pentazemin and Acceleramin, due to it containing trace amounts of diazepam, a key ingredient for both.

Plants Exclusive to Angola

African Peach

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Super RareAngola
"A variant species of the pincushion flower, native to Africa. Distinguished by ball-shaped flowers produced at the apexes of dense clusters of leaves. It has strong sedative properties, and is required for developing and using sleeping gas grenades/mines,. Can be found in sunny areas of mountainous regions."
―African Peach Encyclopedia entry in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.

African Peach is a Super Rare plant, located exclusively in Angola. It is defined by its big, red, round flowers. It is good for sleeping gas and useful for developing and using sleeping gas grenades and sleeping gas mines, due to it having strong sedative properties.

Digitalis Lutea

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Ultra RareAngola
"A species of Digitalis that produces pale yellow flowers, the shape of which has earned it the nickname "Dead Man's Bells." Long used as a cardiotrophic drug, though caution is needed as there is a fine line between its toxicity range and its therapeutic range. Required for strengthening tranquilizer rounds and developing and using sleeping gas mines."
―Digitalis (Lutea) Encyclopedia entry in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Digitalis Lutea is a Ultra Rare plant, located exclusively in Angola. It is defined by its with its yellow, bell-shaped flowers. It is good for making tranquilizer darts, develop and use sleeping gas grenades, due to it containing cardiac glycoside such as digoxin and digitoxin. It is also part of the daily bonus logins for those playing Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain while online, with x16 being distributed on certain days.

Digitalis Purpurea

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RareAngola
"A species of Digitalis that produces purplish red flowers. Also known as the foxglove. Contains cardiac glycosides such as digoxin and digitoxin, having a strong effect on the central nervous system. Required for strengthening tranquilizer rounds and developing and using sleeping gas mines."
―Digitalis (Purpurea) Encyclopedia entry in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Digitalis Purpurea is a Rare plant, located exclusively in Angola. It is defined by its with its light purple, bell-shaped flowers. It is great for making tranquilizer rounds more powerful and sleeping gas mines, due to it containing cardiac glycoside such as digoxin and digitoxin.

Despite being rare, 11 of these can be found in Nova Braga Airport.

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