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Apothecary Profile — Tetracycline

June 30, 2013/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Tetracycline is one of the Apothecary Army’s great heroines. She saved Soma on many occasions from Vibrio cholerae, back when that particular Pestilence army was one of the biggest threats. With her four circular blades sheathed in toxins, she slices through Soma’s enemies and prevents them from producing the essential compounds […]

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Apothecary Profile — Levofloxacin

June 23, 2013/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Levofloxacin is a crafty Apothecary, with the power to take down Pestilence armies infesting the Respiro Forest, the aqueduct, the areas surrounding the Southern Dam, as well as the Southern Outlet from the Boundary Wall. He can also be sent in with other Apothecaries to defeat the most serious infestations. Levofloxacin […]

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Apothecary Profile — Trimethoprim and Sulfamethoxazole

June 16, 2013/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Trimethoprim and Sulfamethoxazole have a bit of a sordid history. Trimethoprim is a mighty warrior on her own. She can poison most Lords’ ability to generate tetrahydrofolate, a critical precursor of their very DNA, killing them from the inside out. She is effective against Haemophilus influenza, Escherichia coli, and Klebsiella pneumonia […]

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Apothecary Profile — Piperacillin and Tazobactam

June 9, 2013/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Piperacillin and Tazobactam are a powerful duo. Together, they are effective against all but the most resistant Pestilence armies, such as MRSA and VRE. While Piperacillin on her own is an effective killer of a wide range of Pestilence species, she is susceptible to the poisons released by many agents to […]

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Apothecary Profile — Amoxicillin and Clavulante

June 2, 2013/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Amoxicillin is a valiant β-Lactam warrior. He has slayed the Lords of Pestilence that haunt Soma for more than 40 years and has become a staple weapon of the Apothecary Army. He is effective against a range of Pestilence invasions in various Soma topographies, including the boundary wall, the Northern and […]

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Apothecary Profile — Clindamycin

March 26, 2013/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) The fire-throwing Clindamycin is an intimidating Apothecary with the power to devastate a number of Pestilence armies, particularly those that thrive in low-oxygen environments. His help comes at a cost, however—he clears the way for the inherently resistant Clostridium difficile, which flourish in the aftermath of Clindamycin battles, disrupting the flow […]

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Apothecary Profile — Cefepime

March 19, 2013/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Cefepime is a massive warrior with a widely effective strategy. Like many of his fellow Apothecaries, Cefepime targets the creation and renewal of the Pestilence agents’ armor, preventing the reinforcing cross-linking that provides them protection against the Nodal Sentry. His β-lactam sword swiftly and powerfully swipes through the Pestilence armies’ of […]

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Lord of Pestilence Profile — Vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

March 12, 2013/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VRSA), the youngest group of S. aureus dragons, has learned to evade methicillin’s backup, vancomycin. The first VRSA army assembled in 2002, when a MRSA liege and a band of Enterococcus faecalis crossed paths in a nearby land. By way of an autonomous messenger, some of the E. […]

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Apothecary Profile — Ceftazidime

March 5, 2013/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Ceftazidime is massive warrior in the Cephalosporin branch of the Apothecary Army. He is a third-generation Ceph, but is distinct from his cousins in his efficient take downs of Pseudomonas armies. He has a single piece of armor that he wears on his left shoulder, like a pad with conical spikes […]

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Apothecary Profile — Penicillin

February 26, 2013/0/0/

Description (Healing Blade Lore) Penicillin is the founding father of the Apothecary Army. Before he began to battle the Lords of Pestilence, Soma’s only line of defense was the Nodal Sentry, which often failed against the likes of Staphylococcus and Streptococcus creatures. Penicillin, a Beta Lactam warrior, became the first Apothecary to take on Pestilence […]

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