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Potions splash over more Bloons in a larger area.
~ In-game description

Larger Potions is the first upgrade on the top path for the Alchemist in Bloons TD 6. It improves the splash radius and pierce of all attacks. It increases the splash radius of the potions by +7 (from 14 units to 21 units) and pierce by +6 (from 15 to 20). Larger Potions also affects the splash radius for most other potion attacks such as Unstable Concoction or Rubber to Gold, but not for Acid Pools. If crosspathed with Transforming Tonic, it increases laser pierce by +3, from 6 to 9. Unstable Concoction's concoction potions gain +1 pierce, while Rubber to Gold's special goldifying potions gain +5 pierce.

This upgrade costs $210 on Easy, $250 on Medium, $270 on Hard, and $300 on Impoppable.

Description[]

Overview[]

Largerpotions

Larger Potions

An Alchemist with Larger Potions gains a large backpack. All Alchemists up to Tier 4 with this crosspath also each gain a large backpack. Alchemists with Larger Potions gain extra pierce and extra splash radius. The increased pierce affects all attacks except Acid Pool, and the increased splash radius affects all potion-specific attacks.

Targeting Priorities[]

Larger Potions targets bloons using the standard targeting priorities. It lobs potions at bloons based on current targeting.

  • First: Targets the first bloon visible within its range.
  • Last: Targets the last bloon visible within its range.
  • Close: Targets the closest bloon visible within its range.
  • Strong: Targets the strongest bloon visible within its range.

Full Popology[]

Statistics[]

Updated as of Version 42.2
Base stats
  • Potion:
    • Lobbed projectile, acid type, 45 range, 2.0s attack cooldown, 21 blast radius, 1 damage, 20 pierce. Damaged targets are applied with Red Acid status effect, dealing 1 damage every 2.0s for 4.0s.
Crosspathing interactions
  • 1-1-0: Potion applies Purple Acid instead of Red Acid, dealing 1 damage every 1.5s for 4.5s.
  • 1-2-0: Potion defortifies Leads and Ceramics, deals +4 MOAB-class damage, and +14 Fortified MOAB-class damage
  • 1-3-0: Unstable Potion pierce increased from 3 to 4 and splash radius increased from 14 to 21
  • 1-4+-0: Laser pierce increased from 6 to 9
  • 1-0-1: Potion attack cooldown reduced from 2.0s to 1.6s
  • 1-0-2: Potion drops a Acid Pool every 5th shot that doesn't target the parent bloon that was hit
  • 1-0-3: Potion deals +9 Lead damage, applies Lead Into Gold status effect, and Red Acid additionally deals 10 damage every 2.0s for 4.0s versus Lead properties.
  • 1-0-4: Goldify Potion pierce increased from 15 to 20 and splash radius increased from 14 to 21.
Monkey Knowledge Interactions

Attack Interactions[]

See also: Attack Interactions/Bloons TD 6/Magic
Updated as of Version 42.2
Base attack(s)
  • Potion:
    • Acid Type (pops Black, White, Purple, Lead, Frozen) Acid
    • Lobbed Throw Lobbed Throw
    • Area of Effect Area of Effect
    • Acid (1 damage per 2.0s for 4 Acid (1 damage per 2.0s for 4.0s)

Costs[]

Updated as of Version 43.0. Listed prices exclude external buffs, any sacrifices, and Monkey Knowledge.
[Module | Data] Purchase Sell
Costs Easy Medium Hard Impoppable Easy Medium Hard Impoppable
Upgrade (1-X-X) $210 $250 $270 $300 -
Total (1-0-0) $675 $800 $865 $960 $473 $560 $606 $672
Crosspath (1-1-0) $885 $1,050 $1,135 $1,260 $620 $735 $795 $882
Crosspath (1-2-0) $1,290 $1,525 $1,650 $1,830 $903 $1,068 $1,155 $1,281
Crosspath (1-0-1) $1,225 $1,450 $1,565 $1,740 $858 $1,015 $1,096 $1,218
Crosspath (1-0-2) $1,605 $1,900 $2,050 $2,280 $1,124 $1,330 $1,435 $1,596

This upgrade's prices (or included crosspath's prices) are affected by the following MK: BetterSellDealsIcon Better Sell Deals

Strategy[]

Summary[]

Larger Potions adds both a greater splash radius and slightly more pierce for each potion. Greater splash area is helpful for a more reliable attack at hitting more bloons per shot, including for crosspathing benefits. The extra pierce provided by Larger Potions is also helpful for the same reasons.

Tips[]

  • Note that the damage of the potion remains the same, simply the Alchemist can hit more bloons, with a bigger area and a higher pierce. Stronger Acid is required to deal more damage.
  • This upgrade is important for Rubber to Gold, as it allows the goldify attacks to hit more bloons.

Version History[]

Balance Changes[]

Larger Potions has so far only received crosspathing interactions since the game was released.

4.0
  • BUFF Unstable Concoction potions now benefit from Larger Potions.
33.0
  • BUFF Transforming Tonic now increases transformation pierce when given Larger Potions
40.0
Currently 031 is the only crosspath that realistically does anything for Unstable Concoction.
~ Ninja Kiwi
  • BUFF Larger Potions now increases splash pierce of Unstable Concoction

Bug Fixes and General Changes[]

40.0
  • Change Changed description from "Larger potions splash in a larger area." to "Potions splash over more Bloons in a larger area."

Extra Notes (Version History)[]

Gallery[]

Official artwork[]

Trivia[]

  • Larger Potions is the only Path 1 Alch upgrade to not involve a tower buff.


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