Magnesium-Based Lifeform

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Magnesium-Based Lifeform is a thought in Disco Elysium.

Description[edit | edit source]

Problem[edit | edit source]

It is generally understood that human beings are carbon-based organisms, fusing little carbon tubes together to form complex, mushy structures capable of thought, love, and locomotion. It is also known that these structures sometimes like to “take the edge off” by consuming ethanol, amphetamine, etc. In such cases, it is important to supplement your body with magnesium. Tired? Mag it! Down? Mag time! Liver damage? MAXIMUM MAG! Some people say magnesium doesn’t really do anything and you just need to quit. What do we tell them?

Solution[edit | edit source]

We tell them: HELL NO. You’re about to become a magnesium-based lifeform. The age of the primitive carbon-man is done. No longer must mankind rely on slow-working background radiation to take us further into our genetic destiny. This is the era of guided evolution, and magnesium is the key. You are the first of your species. The next step in human evolution. An advanced magnesium proto-man who mags it up, drinks it down, and sniffs it sideways!

Effects[edit | edit source]

Requires 1h 15m research time
  • Research
    • -1 Shivers: No shakes
  • Completion
    • +2 Volition: Magnesium receptacle glands
    • -1 Logic: No such thing, man

Location[edit | edit source]

  • Talk to Cuno about the Magnesium in his Shack.