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A panakes is a Gnomish plant capable of curing anything via their blossoms. It is created when a Gnome sacrifices themselves to create one. Calla , at the end of Neverseen , gave her life to save the Gnomes from the Ogre- made- plague. Her panake tree now stands on a hill at Havenfield .
- The panakes may be based on the alchemical idea of a Panacea, a medicine capable of curing anything.
- It shares this aspect with Alkahest, another aspect of alchemy.