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The Small Medkit is a health item in Duke Nukem 3D.


The Small Medkit gives the player 10 points of health when picked up. Small Medkits will heal the player up to 100 health.

Small Medkits aren’t as common as the Large Medkits, but are still useful. 10 points of health can mean a lot, especially if the player has a low amount of health.


In LameDuke, a can of Coca-Cola replaces the Small Medkit. It blows-up when shot, similar to the Cola seen in Duke Nukem I and Duke Nukem II. It is otherwise the same as the Small Medkit.


  • In Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary World Tour, the Small Medkit, Large Medkit, and Portable Medkit all had their sprites updated such that the symbolic red cross has been replaced with a symbol of a red and white pill. This was done because the International Committee of the Red Cross had previously filed lawsuits against other game developers for using the red cross symbol, which is not public domain.


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