How to Get and Use Venom Glands in Palworld

Venom Glands are a necessary component of poisons. Here's how to get and use them in Palworld.
Two wild Daedream at night.
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Whether you want to use poison or need an edge against bosses, Venom Glands are what you’re after. But, like Pal Fluids and Leather, these aren’t just lying around. Here, I’ll tell you how to get and use Venom Glands in Palworld.

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Where to Find Venom Glands in Palworld

Venom Glands are a loot item gained when defeating or catching Dark Pals. You can also purchase them from Wandering Merchants for 100 Gold apiece or loot them from chests in the environment.

The easiest way to get Venom Glands is from Pals, who can drop one or two. Even if you catch the Pal, you still loot its items as you would if you outright defeated it. This method uses up your Pal Spheres, though, so make sure you have plenty crafted.

Character with Daedream Pal looking at desert Anubis statue.
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Which Pals Drop Venom Glands in Palworld?

As mentioned, many Dark Pals drop Venom Glands, especially if they use a Poison attack. This also means you need to farm them at Night. These are the Pals I know who drop Venom Glands, along with other items you can get from them:

  • Daedream: Venom Gland, Small Pal Soul
  • Depresso: Venom Gland
  • Cawgnito: Bone, Venom Gland, Small Pal Soul
  • Menasting: Venom Gland, Coal
  • Helzephyr: Venom Gland, Medium Pal Soul
  • Killamari: Venom Gland

I’ve received the most Venom Glands from catching Daedreams, which are abundant at night in the Windswept Hills. Additionally, I find higher-level Daedreams in the dungeon near the Rayne Syndicate Tower entrance if it spawns as a Dark dungeon. Unfortunately, Mau’s only drop Gold, so if you see them in a dungeon, you’re out of luck.

Where to Buy Venom Glands in Palworld

A Wandering Merchant can visit your base early on, selling Venom Glands for 100 Gold each. Sell some items if you want to get Venom Glands right away. If he doesn’t visit, you can find him at the Small Settlement located at 76, -474. The merchant on the Forgotten Islands, west on the map, is the only other shopkeep I’ve found that sells Venom Glands, alongside medical supplies and crafting items.

While Pal Merchants change their stock of Pals, you can count on these Wandering Merchants to have the same items each time you visit. That said, buying Venom Glands is a last resort. Save your gold and farm Dark Pals.

Merchant inventory with Venom Gland highlighted.
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What are Venom Glands Used for in Palworld?

Venom Glands are first used to craft the Poison Bow weapon and Poison Arrows, then the Poison Crossbow later in the game. Here are the recipes:

  • Poison Arrow x3: Unlocks at level 8 for one Technology Point
  • Poison Bow: Unlocks at level 8 for two Technology Points
    • Venom Gland x2
    • Wood x40
    • Stone x8
    • Fiber x20
  • Poison Arrow Crossbow: Unlocks at level 17 for two Technology Points
    • Venom Gland x5
    • Wood x50
    • Stone x50
    • Ingot x15
    • Nail x5
  • Antique Carpet: Unlocks at level 18 for one Technology Point
    • Cloth x3
    • Venom Gland x1
  • Antique Green Wooden Chair: Unlocks at level 19 for one Technology Point
    • Wood x10
    • Venom Gland x1

They’re also used to craft Pal Gear. The Frostallion Noct Saddle takes x120 Leather, x60 Venom Glands, x90 Paldium Fragments, and x240 Refined Ingots. Killamari’s Gloves takes much less at x5 Venom Glands, x10 Paldium Fragments, and x5 Cloth.

Those are the best ways to get Venom Glands and how to use them in Palworld. For more crafting item locations, how to use them, or how to unlock the various crafters, check out our guides vault.

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