The Goldfish is an artifact found in S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha and all S.T.A.L.K.E.R. canon games.

An artifact formed in the Vortex anomaly. Is activated by the heat of the body. Decide what's worse: radiation or knife wounds, and chose the lesser of the two evils. In any case you can sell the artifact for good profit.
- Encyclopedia entry


  • Not at all a commonplace artifact.
  • Occasionally found in Yantar.
  • Rarely discovered in south-east Dark Valley, putatively in or near an anomaly spawn point.
  • Sometimes discovered with the Gravi artifacts near the Military task force by the Sarcophagus entrance area.