A negative status effect acquired by approaching or entering glowing pools in caves, or by being shot with a crossbow or recurve bow utilizing irradiated ammunition. This ailment can be reduced or removed using anti-rad pills or anti-rad mushrooms.
Being irradiated causes the player to see everything with a green tint. This effect is compounded with higher levels of radiation. Currently, this is the only negative effect.
The radiation status bar is the uppermost bar in the player status bar heads-up display.