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Habanero Pepper  

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This is a enduring meal!
WT: 0.8 Size: SMALL
Class: ALL
Race: ALL

Item Lore:A Spicy Pepper
Item Type:Food
Food Duration:Enduring Meal(60)
Merchant Value:0 pp 1 gp 0 sp 0 cp
Lucy Entry By:Kerasota
Item Updated By:SwiftyMUSE
IC Last Updated:2022-01-19 01:45:02
Page Updated:Sat Sep 7th, 2019

Expansion: Planes of Power Planes of Power

Average Price: 50pp Pricing Data...
Rarity: Common
Level to Attain: 1

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Zone Name
Doomfire, the Burning Lands
Plane of Knowledge
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Uploaded May 14th, 2013 by Merf
Updated September 9th, 2017
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# Aug 25 2021 at 3:05 AM Rating: Decent
70 posts
I have always counteracted the effects of hot peppers by eating a banana after a meal that includes peppers.
# Mar 10 2021 at 6:24 PM Rating: Decent
276 posts
In PoK today ws like wth.. first time i seen one.
# Dec 21 2008 at 7:49 PM Rating: Default
557 posts
foraged in PoK all the time.
# Sep 08 2017 at 1:17 PM Rating: Decent
13 posts
forged in Doomfire today please update i have gotten these in all the outdoor POP zones
# Nov 28 2005 at 7:49 PM Rating: Good
"There are several remedies for the effects of eating a pepper that is too hot for you, something that is usually discovered when it is too late. (Eventually, you can build up tolerance to the heat of peppers, and will be able to eat hotter and hotter chilis without having to resort to these cures.) Many people recommend drinking tomato juice or eating a fresh lemon or lime, the theory being that the acid counteracts the alkalinity of the capsaicin. Some people won't begin eating hot peppers without a pitcher of cold water handy, though this is not the best idea. The capsaicin, which is an oil, does not mix with the water but is instead distributed to more parts of the mouth. More useful solutions include drinking milk (rinsing the mouth with it as you sip) or eating rice or bread, which absorb the capsaicin. My own favorite retaliation against attack by hot chili pepper is to simply eat another. And if that doesn't work, eat another one.......
# Mar 17 2005 at 5:21 AM Rating: Decent
Jaw is on the FLOOR
This really is the best forum ive ever read.
sorry someone had to wright a post with absolutely no info but thank you to all you guys out there with pepper knowledge. You learn new stuff all the time.
Possible Ingredient for Hot Sauce
# Oct 15 2003 at 5:12 PM Rating: Good
57 posts
I've been following a thread on the EQ Traders message forum that was started by Brodder (ex-EQ designer and responsible for Brew recipes). He has essentially confirmed that there is an unfound recipe out there for Hot Sauce that may include a pepper as an ingredient. This hot sauce is made supposedly by Bakers and could potentially be used in Brodder's Revenge - a yet undiscovered Brewing recipe.

This item may be part of the Hot Sauce recipe. Bakers - get your aprons on and try some combines. Bet this pepper will be part of the recipe!
# Sep 24 2003 at 3:32 AM Rating: Default
You have gotten better at pepper tolerance (100)

i use these in my salsa recipe, dont seem to be as hot as people make them out to be. a few of these, a few jalapenos, make a jar of good salsa.

/me bites into a habanero

Edited, Wed Sep 24 04:28:44 2003
# May 07 2003 at 10:22 PM Rating: Decent
This by far was one of the most interesting postings i have ever seen on this site. Thanks for all the fun facts. Learn something new everyday.
# Jan 23 2003 at 9:52 AM Rating: Decent
this has to be the most intelligent post ive seen so far...i wish it would be the same on the other posts....just an f.y.i. foraged in POK and for some reason my character wont eat these...(wuss)
RE: Hot
# Feb 02 2003 at 12:26 AM Rating: Good
92 posts
are you right-clicking them or just leaving them in inventory? if they're in inventory, there's three possible reasons you aren't eating them: 1. They're an enduring meal, one will last you a long time; 2. They aren't the first food item in your inventory; or 3. if you're like me, you forage stuff all the time and just keep eating it and dropping it when it says you can't eat anymore, in which case, you're always eating other food and you don't need to eat this.
Da Peppers
# Jan 23 2003 at 12:43 AM Rating: Decent
I love these thinbgs. First found out about them in a sauce called " Insanity Sauce ". it is a rl sauce which will light you up...

Really though, I have foraged a few stacks of these things and am sorry that they are only used in poppers recipe. they are pretty abundant so I wish they would come out with more recipes..
If you want to buy some of these then send me a tell.. Good Hunting..

Idiin Triin
35th Season Ranger
Master Fletcher, Baker, Brewer
The Rathe Server
hot peppers
# Jan 22 2003 at 6:09 PM Rating: Decent

As a result of all these tests, various varieties of chile peppers can be ranked according to their heat or "pungency" level:

0-100 Scoville Units includes most Bell/Sweet pepper varieties.
500-1000 Scoville Units includes New Mexican peppers.
1,000-1,500 Scoville Units includes Espanola peppers.
1,000-2,000 Scoville Units includes Ancho & Pasilla peppers.
1,000-2,500 Scoville Units includes Cascabel & Cherry peppers.
2,500-5,000 Scoville Units includes Jalapeno & Mirasol peppers.
5,000-15,000 Scoville Units includes Serrano peppers.
15,000-30,000 Scoville Units includes de Arbol peppers.
30,000-50,000 Scoville Units includes Cayenne & Tabasco peppers.
50,000-100,000 Scoville Units includes Chiltepin peppers
100,000-350,000 Scoville Units includes Scotch Bonnet & Thai peppers.
200,000 to 300,000 Scoville Units includes Habanero peppers.
Around 16,000,000 Scoville Units is Pure Capsaicin.
# Jan 22 2003 at 5:47 PM Rating: Decent
The hottest sauce in the world
1 Smack My *** and Call Me Sally ... Chets Gone Mad
This sauce is the hottest product ever created. It is strictly a food additive and should not be used as a condiment. It is made from capsaicin (pepper extract) and measures in at an unbelieveable 1.5 million Scoville Units. It is 700 times hotter than Tabasco pepper sauce!! Should be used only by people who are experienced at handling chilies.

RE: Pepper's
# Sep 15 2004 at 6:09 PM Rating: Decent
Actually I think the name of the hottest one is called "Smack my *** and call me Sally. The Smack heard round the World."

It can be obtained at Tijauna Flats in Orlando Florida (if you are in the area) or from their website. Personally I have tried it and it's a little over the top. I prefer their "Don't be a ****************** It is the best tasting sauce I have found for Mexican food or Tex-Mex. "Dave's Insanity Sauce" or actually most sauces from Dave, and most of the Blair's sauces (Blair's 2 AM, Blair's After Midnight, etc.) are very hot in their own rights. There are hotter "suaces" out there but they aren't suposed to be used as condiments, they are specifically meant as additives.


The Amazing Habanero Pepper
# Nov 15 2002 at 12:18 PM Rating: Decent
Did I start all this? lol Oh well kinda funny a little pepper got so much attention.
Aztec/Mayan History?
# Nov 13 2002 at 8:02 PM Rating: Good
If memory serves me correctly, it was mentioned in one of my Pre-Colombian Spanish classes about the history of these *chipotles* in Mayan/Aztec history. Apparently there were some victims who were up to be a sacrifice. They were given the choice of either serving as a blood sacrifice, by having their hearts removed, or they could eat a bowl of these peppers. There were not any cases of any victim ever choosing the peppers.
RE: Aztec/Mayan History?
# Sep 24 2004 at 10:30 PM Rating: Decent
Except chipotles are smoked jalapenos...
RE: Aztec/Mayan History?
# Jan 22 2003 at 5:56 PM Rating: Decent
261 posts
I have considered putting that quote (albeit in English so others would get it) outside of the door to a classroom when I give an exam.
Urnihixul Noctumbra

~Order of Seibwen/Ancient Fellowship/In Via Damnum/Alliance of Hope~
108 Rogue
Time to go off-topic
# Oct 24 2002 at 2:46 PM Rating: Excellent
Since I'm about to go way off-topic, let me start by saying that I'd really like to get a few stacks of these. Can someone confirm that they are foraged in PoK? Any skill-cap required?

Ok, so here's the deal on peppers and heat:

The "heat" is actually an illusion (the only common thermal illusion I'm aware of) caused by the direct stimulation of the nerve endings that sense heat in the mouth. There's some kind of calcium-related reaction there, and I've been away from the details too long to remember. But, here's the key: Capsacin is an oil which is found in most peppers (even a very little bit in bell peppers). It's orange, which is why the hottest peppers will sometimes have an orange "stain" inside, around the seeds. The oil is actually found in the soft membrane between seeds and skin (which is why taking the seeds out makes peppers less hot).

Since it's an oil, drinking water, milk, etc will not help. What milk will do is help settle your stomach, so if the head causes your stomach to rumble, this may help.

What also helps is any sort of food that will absorb the oil. Bread works very well for this. Don't just scarf it down, chew the bread fully and run your tongue over it before swallowing.

However.... the best defense against hot peppers is to eat them often! It's true, the illusion of heat is something your brain gets wise to, and you start to not notice the heat. After a while, you even begin to appreciate the flavor of such peppers, which you can't really taste at first because of the "heat" (this is why so many otherwise reasonable people seem to get all macho about hot food, it actually does taste good).

There's a lot of interesting things about Capsacin. There are many medical applications (it seems that the nerve stimulation actually reduces the ability to sense pain for a long time after, so you can use it to treat chronic pain) and it may or may not have a benefit in terms of reducing sensitivity to heat all over the body (hence it's widespread adoption in many tropical countries).

I hope you enjoy your peppers... go forth and forage! :)
RE: Time to go off-topic
# Nov 14 2002 at 2:09 PM Rating: Good
I think it's hilarious how people are laying down the pepper science on this forum :)

So, or course I had to throw down with my 2 copper.

Birds are immune to the thermal reaction characteristic of capsaicin. Mammals are not. Additionally, the digestive process of birds does no harm to the seeds. The seeds are either destroyed completely or rendered infertile by mammalian digestion. Therefore it's been recently speculated that the heat effect is natures way of saving the peppers for birds who will carry the seeds off to make new pepper plants, and protect them from our destructive mammal stomachs.

But you can't hide from me Senior Pepper! You will be in my burrito.
RE: Time to go off-topic
# Nov 15 2002 at 9:05 PM Rating: Decent
45 posts
Since we're on the subject of the science of the spicy, let me mention that, on stimulation of a large amount of pain, the brain secretes a large number of endorphins. When you realize your tongue has not actually caught fire, you sit back and feel pretty good about yourself for handling it so well. You also feel pretty good cause you're tanked on endorphins.
RE: Time to go off-topic
# Nov 05 2002 at 1:14 AM Rating: Decent
45 posts
I have foraged a few of these in the PoK. I am pretty sure my foraging skill was no more than 50 or 60 the first one I got. Hope this is helpful.
RE: Time to go off-topic
# Jan 22 2003 at 5:18 PM Rating: Decent
320 posts
My ranger has also foraged a few of these at level 15 with a foraging skill around 75.

Hope this helps

Bofor Shinystone
Bo knows jewelry.
Peppers !
# Oct 24 2002 at 7:35 AM Rating: Decent
Beer (alcohol) is great for killing the heat also.(seriously).
I had heard that milk is good for the heat.
RE: Peppers !
# Nov 16 2002 at 11:48 AM Rating: Decent
The reason for the heat is from acids in the seeds of peppers...Milk is suppose to nutralize the acids to some extent somehow I think. Eating bread is another way as well, as it will absorb the acids off your tongue.
RE: Peppers !
# Nov 14 2002 at 8:14 PM Rating: Decent
As long as it is whole milk ( which has fat in it to emulsify the Capsacin oil ), Skim milk will not work. 1% or 2% will work to some degree ).

Funny thread )

60 Oracle
Mith Marr
not just hot
# Oct 23 2002 at 10:03 PM Rating: Default
These are actually the hottest peppers in RL =) you wont find anything hotter in the world
RE: not just hot
# May 07 2003 at 8:28 AM Rating: Decent
Actually, I have heard that Scotch Bonnet Peppers can be as hot as, or hotter than, Habanero Peppers. Check out Lady terriayn's post above... she lists the Scoville Ratings (measurement of how spicy a pepper is) for various peppers, including Scotch Bonnet and Habaneros.
RE: not just hot
# Dec 11 2002 at 12:26 PM Rating: Decent
At the risk of posting something that has NOTHING to do with the game :P, you're right. Peppers are measured on a scale (it's Russian, but I can't remember the exact name - sorry) according to thier "heat generation". Jalepenos (sp?) are at about a 20 (*think*), while Habeneros are in the 100's of the index. That's why they are mainly used to cook with, and for guys to prove how much pain they can take :P. Forgive me for not remembering the exact #'s, it's been a LONG time since I read about this... Be careful if you do decide to eat one of these - they can actually leave blisters inside your mouth - the heat isn't MERELY perceived...

Actually I have a stack of these in-game (hoping for a new chili receipe to come out), so if anyone hears of a receipe using these, I'd appreciate a tell on Veeshan server.

~Reality is an illusion created by lack of alcohol~
# Oct 23 2002 at 10:37 AM Rating: Decent
"Note this post has nothing to do with the game"
I ate one of these $#%@&8# on a bet my friend thought I would just take a nibble but well I hate the whole pepper in one bite...It tasted sweet at first then it started to tingle any how for half an hour it kept getting worse and worse.
My face turned beat red and I drank a gallon each of orange juice and water and half a gallon of milk...didnt help nothing helps. So I sat down and excepted my torment which lasted about an hour. So in conclusion only use these peppers as a garnish...Sorry for ranting just thought it was funny they put this in game after I ate one.
RE: Hot?
# Nov 15 2002 at 9:07 PM Rating: Decent
45 posts
Honestly? I really don't like the flavor, so they don't work as a garnish. Also, they seem to be too hot even when diluted.
Wasn't really my thing, and I drink shots of Jalepino juice when I go skiing.
RE: Hot?
# Oct 23 2002 at 2:45 PM Rating: Default
Dump a packet of sugar in your mouth, you'll be fine. Works like a charm. My Dad cant stand the heat so my mom carries packets around "just in case" he bites into something that is hot. FYI
# Oct 23 2002 at 12:24 AM Rating: Excellent
16 posts
It's an "enduring meal", and can be foraged in the Plane of Knowledge.
#REDACTED, Posted: Oct 22 2002 at 10:16 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) testin Sig..hope I'm not upsetting anyone
#REDACTED, Posted: Oct 22 2002 at 10:18 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) last time
hot peppers!
# Oct 22 2002 at 6:24 PM Rating: Good
i hear these are hot!
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