The arm of a Krokodil addict. Where injected vessels have burst and surrounding tissue has died and fallen off the bone in chunks. Desomorphine or Krokodil is a home-cooked opiate-based drug that is reportedly up to ten-times stronger than heroin and many times cheaper. With a high toxicity, the effects of the drug are both terrifying and fatal. The name Krokodil comes from the reaction users experience – skin will become greenish and scaly, resembling that of a crocodile. Typical lifespan of these users is 2-3 years.