The Thorn is an artifact that can be found only in Shadow of Chernobyl.

Description Edit

The result of the interaction between the anomaly Burnt Fuzz and the body of a careless stalker. The Thorn artifact pokes the body of its owner, no matter what. But it also helps clean the body of radionucliodes. Quite widespread and cheap.
- In-game description

The Thorn reduces irradiation by 10% but increases bleeding as well by 100%.