Plague Inc. features several different types of diseases, each with different advantages and disadvantages. All types of Disease can be unlocked through completing the game, but they can be purchased as In App Purchases to bypass unlocking them manually.

Unlockable order Disease Name Description
1 Bacteria Most common cause of Plague. Unlimited Potential
2 Virus A rapidly mutating pathogen which is extremely hard to control
3 Fungus Fungal Spores struggle to travel long distances without special effort
4 Parasite Parasitic lifestyle prevents DNA alteration from everyday infection
5 Prion Slow, subtle and extremely complex pathogen hidden inside the brain
6 Nano-Virus Out of control, microscopic machine with a built in kill switch
7 Bio-Weapon Exceptionally lethal pathogen that kills everything it touches
8 Neurax Worm Manipulative organism that burrows into the brain
9 Necroa Virus Necroa Virus is unclassified. Early analysis suggests extreme regenerative abilities
10 Simian Flu Genetically modified. Increases ape intelligence but untested on humans...
11 Shadow Plague Sentient, mutagenic pathogen. Triggers a powerful thirst for blood!

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  • Easy Custom Diseases

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    • I’m in the middle of making a custom disease based on AC/DC. It uses the Neurax Worm as a basis
    • Some sort of maze runner plague would be cool