Root Beer is a beverage made from a plant which can be found growing on Monkey Island.
It is also known among Voodoo Practitioners to be a powerful weapon used to destroy ghosts.
Secret of Monkey IslandEdit
Defeating the Ghost Pirate LeChuckEdit
Guybrush Threepwood was directed to it by the islands Cannibals. Once he had stolen it and returned it to them, they mixed it into the powerful brew which could be used to destroy LeChuck and his crew.
LeChuck knocked the mixture out of his hands and only by chance Threepwood found another bottle of Root Beer at Stan's Used Ship Emporium, which he shook up and sprayed at the ghost pirate.
LeChucks spirit form was destroyed in a display that looked like fireworks.
Monkey Island 2Edit
Defeating the Zombie Pirate LeChuckEdit
LeChuck was ressurected in his rotting corpse and once more a confrontation between and Threepwood took place.
Threepwood found some Root Beer and attempted to use it in the same way he had a year before, but found that it was inneffective.
Tales of Monkey IslandEdit
Defeating the Demon Pirate LeChuckEdit
A flat bottle was found kept inside the Monkey Casket of Kauai. Threepwood needed it in order to complete the creation of his Cursed Cutlass of Kaflu. First he had to make the beer fizzy again. He did so by adding a Breath Mint.