Wild Potion Mishaps Table (5e Other)

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Use whenever two potions are combined, or when crafting a potion goes wrong. Feel free to add in other effects. Each effect lasts for 1 minute at most, unless stated otherwise.

Wild Potion Mishaps
d100 Effect
1 The potion increases one ability score by 2 at random, no higher than 24.
2 The potion becomes acidic enough to eat through your potion crafting materials, rendering them useless.
3 The potion appears to be a potion of greater healing, but actually does an equal amount of poison damage instead of healing.
4 The consumer grows 3d4 inches for the duration.
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8 Your potion sprays out bubbles in a 10 ft radius, making the area heavily obscured.
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11 The potion becomes flavored water (flavor determined by the DM).
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15 The consumer makes animal noises for the duration.
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19 The potion acts as a potion of poison.
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28 The potion becomes a random potion of equal rarity.
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32 The potion sets you ablaze, dealing 1d8 fire damage at the start of each of your turns until you use an action to put it out.
33 Example
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35 The drinker's hands become tentacles. They can still grasp and hold as normal.
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41 The potion reduces one of your ability scores by 4, no lower than 3.
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44 You learn a random fact about something. You forget it after a minute and can't tell anyone.
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48 The potions explode, dealing 1d6 force damage within a 10 ft radius.
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50 Your voice booms, causing creatures within 5 ft of you to take 1d6 thunder damage every time you speak.
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53 A random ooze creature of CR 1d4 or below appears within 5 ft of you.
54 Example
55 The consumer gains a bubble breath attack. Within a 15 ft cone, they can make an area lightly obscured until the start of their next turn.
56 Example
57 The potion becomes blinding. Every creature within a 10 ft radius must make a Constitution saving throw against your own save DC. If you have no save DC, the DC is 8 + your proficiency bonus. On a fail, the creature is blinded.
58 Example
59 The potion forces the creature to make a Constitution saving throw against your own save DC. If you have no save DC, the DC is 8 + your proficiency bonus. On a fail, the creature is deafened.
60 Example
61 The consumer gains 1d10 temporary hit points until you finish your next short or long rest.
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64 Upon consumption, a random condition is removed for the duration.
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69 Your voice swaps pitch. If it is low, it becomes high, and vice versa.
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73 The drinker contracts a minor form of a disease, determined at random. It is no more than a nuisance.
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80 The potion transforms you into a random creature of CR(1d4) or lower.
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85 Roll a die. The skin of the consumer either whitens (odd number) or blackens (even number).
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88 The consumer becomes unable to knowingly cause harm to others.
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93 The consumer is forced to constantly punch the nearest creature for the duration. (The consumer must make unarmed strikes.)
94 Example
95 Your alignment changes. Roll a d10 for your alignment. 1 equals unaligned, 2 equals lawful good, 3 equals neutral good, 4 chaotic good, 5 chaotic neutral, 6 true neutral, 7 lawful neutral, 8 lawful evil, 9 neutral evil, 10 chaotic evil. Ignore the result if you are already that alignment and reroll.
96 The consumer becomes 3d4 inches shorter.
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100 The potion becomes inert.
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