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My dwarves are starting a war with other inhabitants of Fairy. They have gone to Earth to seek a weapon. They can't import any weapon with iron/ steel. They find toy water pistols and wish to load them up with poisoned water of some sort. I am thinking not to kill but to render inactive. Spray a mist that causes sleep?

My question is what poison would you suggest? And what else could it do? Or can you think of another no-iron weapon that dwarves could use to send fairies to sleep?

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closed as too broad by Vincent, F1Krazy, nzaman, Renan, Bellerophon May 14 '18 at 15:54

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    $\begingroup$ Welcome to WorldBuilding.SE! At the moment, I feel like this question is too broad - we can't possibly tell you what would be poisonous to your fairies because we don't know anything about their biology. Would they be harmed by the same substances as humans? $\endgroup$ – F1Krazy May 14 '18 at 13:24
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    $\begingroup$ Welcome, Ing!If you have a moment please take the tour and visit the help center to learn more about the site. You may also find Worldbuilding Meta and The Sandbox useful. Have fun! $\endgroup$ – FoxElemental May 14 '18 at 13:28
  • $\begingroup$ Thanks, all super answers. Where would the dwarves easily get Chalcanthite on Earth? $\endgroup$ – Ing May 14 '18 at 15:26
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    $\begingroup$ Ladies and Gentlemen, questions are closed for many reasons, but most are of the form, "you need to do a better job asking your question." Consequently, you are NOT doing the OP any favors by answering the question in comments, which is against SE policy. Rather than promoting poor question practice, please help the OP understand how to improve his/her question. $\endgroup$ – JBH May 14 '18 at 17:10
  • $\begingroup$ "Where would the dwarves easily get Chalcanthite on Earth?" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chalcanthite $\endgroup$ – RonJohn May 14 '18 at 21:29