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With the change to Toxicology being available to everyone, it makes the venom skillset largely useless except for in certain edge case scenarios (granted, aside from loki and scytherus that can only be bitten).
With this in mind, I propose that the secretion/purge aspect of venoms be removed. Without transecretion, venoms is 90% useless because in the cases where you can actually bite with something rather than dstabbing you have to presecrete. Secreteing also messes up with the inline envenoming of dstab, as if you already have a venom secreted you need to purge before you can dstab. The flay change also reduced the effectiveness of venoms because instead of removing sileris you could flay shield/rebounding (which is the primary reason to use bite instead of dstab) and afflict faster than flaying sileris (which doesn't have the affliction attack) and biting.
Removing this and just making the syntax BITE player venom or SECRETE venom ON weapon would at the very least allow serpents to keep the RP of being the best at venoms. Scyth could be moved to trans and loki left near the top and that would still encourage people to trans because they are needed for several win conditions.