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Tonics

 

There are 53 tonics (19 Physical, 18 Combat, 16 Engineering) in all. All 53 of

these tonics must be collected to earn the Historian achievement on the Xbox

360 version.

 

All 53 tonics are described below: The level they are found in, where they

are found, and a short description of their effects.

 

Physical Tonics

Bloodlust

Found in: U-Invent machine (Fort Frolic and beyond)

Materials: Glue x5, Enzyme Sample x4, Empty Hypo x3 (Hacked: Glue x4, Enzyme Sample x3, Empty Hypo x2)

Description: You gain small amounts of Health and EVE when inflicting damage with the Wrench.

 

"Bloodlust heals your body and your mind as you swing! Be red in tooth and claw -- with Bloodlust!"

 

Booze Hound

Found in: U-Invent machine (Fort Frolic and beyond)

Materials: Glue x5, Enzyme Sample x4, Empty Hypo x3 (Hacked: Glue x4, Enzyme Sample x3, Empty Hypo x2)

Description: Drinking Alcohol restores a small amount of EVE, instead of draining it.

 

"Take full advantage of Rapture's distilleries and vintners. Drink to your health, with Booze Hound!"

 

EVE Link

Found in: Gatherer's Garden

Location: Available from the first functional Gatherer's Garden machine that you come to (Medical Pavilion).

Description: First Aid Kits also give you EVE.

 

"Get more out of your First Aid Kits with EVE Link. This revolutionary new gene tonic causes your body to produce EVE whenever you use First Aid Kits."

 

EVE Link 2

Found in: Farmer's Market

Location: When you first enter Farmer's Market, turn right and take the stairs that lead down to the two machines. Found on the ground next to the corpse by the two machines.

Description: First Aid Kits also give you a large amount of EVE.

 

"Get more EVE with every First Aid Kit by using new EVE Link Two!"

Extra Nutrition

Found in: Gatherer's Garden

Location: Available from Neptune's Bounty Gatherer's Garden machines and beyond.

Description: You gain a little extra Health from Snacks and Bandages.

 

"Extra Nutrition boosts your body's natural ability to turn food into renewed vitality."

 

Extra Nutrition 2

Found in: Gatherer's Garden

Location: Available from Fort Frolic Gatherer's Garden machines and beyond.

Description: You gain extra Health from Snacks and Bandages.

 

"Make your food even healthier with new Extra Nutrition Two!"

 

Extra Nutrition 3

Acquired By: Researching

Research: Reach Spider Splicer research level 4.

Description: You gain a great deal of Health from Snacks and Bandages.

 

"The latest in the Extra Nutrition line makes food taste twice as good as it used to. Try it today!"

 

Hacker's Delight

Found in: Medical Pavilion

Location: The first area beyond the initial area of the Eternal Flame, look for the corpse on the furnace's pan. Use the Furnace Control next to it to cremate the corpse. The Hacker's Delight tonic is left behind.

Description: Every time you hack something, you gain a small amount of Health and EVE.

 

"With Hacker's Delight, your body converts the altered current from a hacked machine into a powerful healing agent. Hack and heal!"

 

Hacker's Delight 2

Found in: U-Invent machine (Fort Frolic and beyond)

Materials: 5 Alcohol, 4 Enzyme Sample, 3 Empty Hypo (Hacked: 4 Alcohol, 4 Enzyme Sample, 3 Empty Hypo)

Description: Every time you hack something, you gain Health and EVE.

 

"Hacker's Delight 2 is even more efficient at converting the altered current from hacking into health for you!"

 

Hacker's Delight 3

Found in: Point Prometheus

Location: Fallsafe Armored Escorts, Candidate Induction. On a small table to the left of the table with the Rosie helmets.

Description: Every time you hack something, you gain a large amount of Health and EVE.

 

"The ultimate development of the Hacker's Delight line, this will make every hacker a HEALTHY hacker!"

 

 

Medical Expert

Found in: Neptune's Bounty

Location: In the Lower Wharf area, step off of the dock. On the dirt mound by the falling water.

Description: First Aid Kits give you more Health.

 

"With Medical Expert, your First Aid Kits will go farther, healing sickness and injury at a rate you're sure to find astonishing. Don't use a First Aid Kit without your best friend, Medical Expert!"

 

Medical Expert 2

Found in: Fort Frolic

Location: In the Fort Frolic Atrium, within a locked display case. Opened by Sander Cohen once you have completed his masterpiece.

Description: First Aid Kits give you more Health.

 

"With new Medical Expert Two, First Aid Kits heal you more than ever!"

 

Medical Expert 3

Found in: Apollo Square

Location: Apollo Square, Artemis Suites, Dr. Suchlong's clinic. In the bathroom, on the ground in the third stall.

Description: First Aid Kits give you much more health.

 

"Heal your injuries in the blink of an eye with new Medical Expert Three. Your best friend just got better!"

 

Natural Camouflage

Acquired by: Researching

Research: Reach Houdini Splicer research level 2.

Description: When standing still, you become invisible.

 

"Need some peace and quiet? Splice in Natural Camouflage, stop moving and just fade away. Remember not seeing is believing."

 

Scrounger

Acquired by: Researching

Research: Reach Leadhead Splicer research level 2.

Description: When Searching containers or corpses, you can search again to find different loot.

 

"Splicing Scrounger is like having a sixth sense. You'll spot things you'd otherwise miss and discover things you'd otherwise leave behind. With Scrounger, you'll swear you have X-Ray vision!"

 

 

Security Evasion

Found in: Arcadia

Location: After speaking with Julie Langford via transmitter, enter WaterFall Grottos to see a bunch of Thuggish Splicers surrounding a corpse. The tonic is next to the corpse.

Description: Security Cameras and Turrets take longer to see you.

 

"Has a rival faction set up Security Cameras and Turrets where you need to go? Security Evasion adjusts the thermal signature of your epidermal layer, confusing cameras and turrets and delaying their response.”

 

Security Evasion 2

Found in: Hephaestus

Location: Hephaestus Core, lower level of Heat Loss Monitoring. On the desk in Pablo's workspace, next to the audio diary.

 

Description: Security Cameras and Turrets take much longer to see you.

 

"Why let THEM know where you've been lately? The latest version of Security Evasion lets you bypass any Security Camera or Turret with ease.”

 

SportBoost

Acquired by: Researching

Research: Reach Thuggish Splicer research level 2.

Description: You move and swing the Wrench faster.

"In today's dangerous times, it never hurts to be a little faster, a little quicker on the draw. Remember, you don't have to outrun the crazed Splicer -- just your neighbor!"

 

SportBoost 2

Acquired by: Researching

Research: Reach Thuggish Splicer research level 4.

Description: You move and swing the Wrench much faster.

 

"Tired of being outrun by your neighbor with SportBoost installed? Get new SportBoost Two, and outrun HIM!"

 

Combat Tonics

 

Armored Shell

Found in: Gatherer’s Garden

Location: Available from the first functional Gatherer's Garden machine that you come to. (Medical Pavilion)

Description: Reduces all physical damage.

 

"Useful in any hazardous situation. Armored Shell offers fantastic protection against life's bumps and bruises. Don't be a softie -- use Armored Shell now!"

 

Armored Shell 2

Found in: Gift from Tenenbaum.

Location: In the fourth gift package you receive from Tenenbaum for rescuing Little Sisters.

Description: Greatly reduces all physical damage.

 

"When the bullets and blows are blasting away, you need all the protection you can get. Armored Shell Two provides more protection than our competitor!"

 

Damage Research

Found in: Hephaestus

Location: Hephaestus Core, Workshops. Through the crawlspace door, on the desk across from the EMP Bomb Casing.

Description: Increases damage bonuses gained from Research.

 

"Get more bang for your Research buck with Damage Research. Carry your analysis further than you ever thought possible!"

 

Damage Research 2

Found in: Point Prometheus

Location: On a table in the Library, the room with the Big Daddy Boots.

Description: Greatly increases damage bonuses gained from Research.

 

"Hit 'em where it hurts, and hit 'em hard! New Damage Research Two lets you exploit your enemies' weaknesses even more than before."

 

Electric Flesh

Found in: Fort Frolic

Location: On a shelf in the Fleet Hall Theatre projection room, which can be entered from the storage room. Can only be retrieved once Cohen's masterpiece has been completed.

Description: You take less damage from Electricity. You deal more damage when you use Electrical attacks.

 

"Supercharge your body with Electric Flesh, the ultimate in electricity enhancements. Insulate yourself from harm with new EF!"

 

 

Electric Flesh 2

Found in: Hephaestus

Location: Mercury Suites, Fontaine's apartment. On the desk in Fontaine's office.

Description: You take much less damage from Electricity. You deal much more damage when you use Electrical attacks.

 

"When we said Electric Flesh was the ultimate in electricity enhancements, we turned out to be premature. New Electric Flesh Two is even better! Be the shocker-er, not the shock-ee, with Electric Flesh Two!”

Frozen Field

Found in: Fort Frolic

Location: Found on Martin Finnegan's body.

Description: You take less damage from Cold and can freeze enemies when you hit them with the wrench.

 

"Leave your foes out in the cold with Frozen Field!"

 

Frozen Field 2

Found in: Hephaestus

Location: In the area just before Ryan Andrew's Office. Go through the door that is up some stairs to the right of the Andrew Ryan bust. It's on the desk.

Description: You take much less damage from Cold and can freeze enemies when you hit them with the wrench.

 

"Don't let yourself be frozen out -- get Frozen Field Two today!"

 

Human Inferno

Found in: Gatherer's Garden

Location: Available from Arcadia Gatherer's Garden machines and beyond.

Description: You take less damage from Fire and inflict more damage when you use Fire.

 

"Human Inferno -- the hottest Plasmid in Rapture!"

 

Human Inferno 2

Found in: Gatherer's Garden

Location: Available from Point Prometheus Gatherer's Garden machines and beyond.

Description: You take much less damage from Fire and inflict a lot more damage when you use Fire.

 

"Human Inferno Two -- hotter than ever!"

 

Photographer's Eye

Found in: Farmer's Market

Location: In the Worley Winery wine cellar. Found inside of the shack that is in the area to the right of the weapon upgrade station.

Description: Increases Research scores from taking pictures.

 

"Every research photographer wants an edge, and Photographer's Eye is yours. Once you've spliced this invaluable gene tonic, you'll get the picture!"

 

Photographer's Eye 2

Acquired by: Researching.                                                

Location: Reach Rosie research level 2.                               

Description: Greatly increases Research scores from taking pictures.

"Everyone has a hidden weakness -- but with Photographer's Eye Two, they won't stay hidden for long!"

 

Static Discharge

Found in: Medical Pavilion

Location: After destroying the barricade separating you from Steinman. When you reach the point where Steinman sends a Security Bot after you, walk down the steps and look on the floor by the wall to your right.

Description: You emit a burst of Electricity when struck, damaging all around you.

 

"Ryan Industries introduces the latest in wartime deterrent genetics. Static Discharge makes you a walking Tesla Coil, zapping anything and everything foolish enough to strike you. Feel safe, be safe with Static Discharge."

 

Static Discharge 2

Acquired by: Researching

Research: Reach Leadhead Splicer research level 4.

Description: You emit a huge burst of Electricity when struck, damaging all around you.

 

"Is your old Static Discharge not slowing them down enough? Upgrade to new Static Discharge Two, today! (A Ryan Industries gene tonic.)”

 

Wrench Jockey

Found in: Medical Pavilion

Location: In the Kure-All restroom, look for the vent in the wall to your left as you enter. Crouch down and use your wrench to break the metal grate. Move through the vent, grab the tonic on the table near the window.

Description: Increases Wrench damage.

 

“Wrench Jockey bulks up your upper body, allowing you to wield club-like weapons with unprecedented skill and power!"

 

Wrench Jockey 2

Acquired by: Researching.

Research: Reach Bouncer research level 2.

Description: Greatly increases Wrench damage.

 

"When your opponent has Wrench Jockey, how can you hope to beat him in a fight? By installing new Wrench Jockey Two, of course! Don't get caught with last year's model upgrade today!"

 

Wrench Lurker

Found in: Neptune's Bounty

Location: On a ledge by the Gene Swap machine in Fontaine Fisheries. Can only be found once all three Spider Splicer photos have been taken.

Description: Quiets your footsteps, and increases damage from melee attacks on unaware opponents.

 

"When fighting those stronger or faster than yourself, you'll need every advantage possible in a scrum. Wrench Lurker allows you to make the most of your opportunities when your antagonist is caught off-guard."

 

Wrench Lurker 2

Found in: Gatherer's Garden

Location: Available from Hephaestus Gatherer's Garden machines and beyond.

Description: Quiets your footsteps and greatly increases damage from melee attacks on unaware opponents.

 

"Only a fool fights fair. When you want to take them down from behind, be smart, use Wrench Lurker Two!"

 

Engineering Tonics

 

Alarm Expert

Found in: Fort Frolic

Location: In Fleet Hall Theatre, on one of the viewing box ledges.

Description: Two fewer Alarm tiles when hacking.

 

"A staple in the HackSmart line of gene tonics. Alarm Expert uses your body's electrochemical composition to defuse circuitry alarms in secure systems. Try it today!"

 

Alarm Expert 2

Found in: Point Prometheus

Location: Optimized Eugenics, Live Subject Testing, Candidate Induction. On top of the filing cabinet left of the Voicebox Modification Machine.

Description: Four fewer Alarm tiles when hacking.

 

"Are your hacks still being interrupted by Alarms? Then you need Alarm Expert Two, today! (A HackSmart gene tonic.)"

 

Clever Inventor

Found in: Olympus Heights

Location: Mercury Suites, on a desk in Suchong's apartment, next to the "Mind Control Antidote" audio diary.

Description: Inventing items requires one fewer of each component (minimum of one).

 

"U-Invent Stations truly are a marvel of modern engineering, and now you'll need fewer raw materials to make what you want. It's not witchcraft -- it's Clever Inventor!"

 

Focused Hacker

Found in: Neptune's Bounty

Location: Stuck in some ice in the room before you face Peach Wilkins. Use Incinerate to melt the ice, allowing you to pick up the tonic.

Description: Two fewer Overload tiles when hacking.

 

 "Another favorite in the HackSmart line of genre tonics, Focused Hacker defuses overload traps in secure systems. Fewer fried circuits guaranteed or your money back!"

 

Focused Hacker 2

Found in: Apollo Square                                               

Location: Apollo Square. Take the stairs up to the fifth level in Fontaine's Home for the Poor. Enter Atlas' Headquarters, take the stairs there down to the fourth floor. On the desk next to the audio diary.

 

Description: Four fewer Overload tiles when hacking.

 

"When you have to hack the most delicate systems out there, only Focused Hacker Two, from HackSmart, can ensure your safety from overloads."

 

Hacking Expert

Found in: Arcadia

Location: When you first enter Langford Laboratories, on the desk right in front of you.

Description: One fewer alarm tile and one fewer Overload tile when hacking.

 

"The original HackSmart gene tonic, Hacking Expert defuses alarms and helps avoid overloads. It's the must-have Plasmid of the HackSmart line."

 

Hacking Expert 2

Found in: Gatherer's Garden

Location: Available from Fort Frolic Gatherer's Garden machines and beyond

Description: Two fewer Alarm tiles and two fewer Overload tiles when hacking.

 

"When Hacking Expert alone isn't enough, you need Hacking Expert Two! From HackSmart -- only the best in hacking gene tonics."

 

Prolific Inventor

Found in: Gift from Tenenbaum.

Location: In the fifth gift package you receive from Tenenbaum for rescuing Little Sisters.

Description: Whenever you invent an item you get twice as many as normal.

 

"Inventing is already a valuable pastime in the resource-strapped halls of Rapture. Make yourself a Prolific Inventor and you'll be the envy of your peers, as you turn worthless junk into valuable commodities."

 

Safecracker

Found in: Gift from Tenenbaum.

Location: In the second gift package you receive from Tenenbaum for rescuing Little Sisters.

Description: Reduces difficulty when hacking Safes and Combo Locks.      

 

"One of HackSmart's more popular offerings, Safecracker lets you into places that THEY want to keep you out of. Splice it now, and get Hacking!"

 

Safecracker 2

Found in: Point Prometheus

Location: Little Wonders Education Facility, Autopsy Room on the bottom floor. On a desk at the back of the room, next to the Big Daddy Pheromone.

Description: Greatly reduces difficulty when Hacking Safes and Combo Locks.

 

"Are your enemies trying to lock away what's rightfully yours? Don't let them keep your hard-earned goods! Get them back with new Safecracker Two. HackSmart wants you to get what's coming to you!"

 

Security Expert

Found in: Medical Pavilion

Location: In "Twilight Fields Funeral Homes," at the end of area behind the reception desk.

Description: Reduces difficulty when hacking turrets, bots, and cameras.

 

"A new offering in the Hack Smart line, Security Expert was designed for the Hacker specializing in disabling electronic security measures. You won't be secure without Security Expert!"

 

Security Expert 2

Acquired by: Researching

Research: Reach Security Bot research level 2.

Description: Greatly reduces difficulty when hacking Turrets, Bots and Cameras.

 

"Your enemies have been upgrading their security -- so YOU need to upgrade your hacking ability! Get Security Expert Two, the latest from HackSmart."

 

 

Shorten Alarms

Found in: Neptune's Bounty

Location: In Fighting McDonagh's Tavern, go up the stairs and locate room 7. The code to open the door is 7533. The Tonic is in this room. Also available for purchase from Gatherer's Garden stations.

Description: Reduces Duration of camera alarms.

 

"What sound is more ominous than a yammering security alarm? With Shorten Alarms spliced, your personal EM signature becomes altered to interact uniquely with alarm sensors, shortening the period until you'll be free and clear."

 

Shorten Alarms 2

Found in: Hephaestus

Location: Hephaestus Core, Geothermal Testing. In the hall just before the lift that leads up to the core.

Description: Greatly reduces Duration of camera Alarms.

 

"Are Frequent Security Alarms driving you deaf? Reduce the pain with new, improved Shorten Alarms Two!"

 

Speedy Hacker

Found in: Medical Pavilion

Location: In the "Painless Dental" operating room. Upon entering, look to your right. It's on the table there.

Description: Reduces Flow Speed when hacking.

 

"The most popular of the HackSmart line. Speedy Hacker buys you the time you need to Hack any electronic device. Time is on YOUR side with Speedy Hacker!"

 

Speedy Hacker 2

Found in: Gatherer's Garden

Location: Available from Point Prometheus Gatherer's Garden machines and beyond.

Description: Greatly reduces Flow Speed when hacking.

 

"In our ever-accelerating world of progress, it's hard to find time to stop and think. But now you can buy yourself that time -- with new Speedy Hacker Two! Only from HackSmart."



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