TheoryCRAFTING: Leveling Alchemy to 50 with no inspiration bonuses or skill points

Since there was a lot of interest in leveling alchemy quickly with the new multi-crafting system in Elder Scrolls Online, I have created a bonus video on how to level your alchemy to 50 without skill points or any crafting inspiration (experience bonuses).

This represents the fastest method to level 50 but at the expense of significantly higher crafting costs.


What is offered this week?

The Golden vendor is a special vendor located in one of base camps for each faction in Cyrodiil that only appears on the weekend to sell monster sets that are obtained in the various group dungeons around Tamriel.

  • Duneripper Necklace –  Healthy 250,000g / 500,000AP
  • Caluurion’s Legacy Necklace– Arcane 250,000g / 500,000AP
  • Dead-Water’s Guile Necklace – Robust 150,000g / 300,000AP*
  • Blessed Necklace (Meridia’s Blessed)–  Healthy 150,000g / 300,000AP*
  • Vykosa’s Helm – Infused / Impenetrable (Light, Medium, Heavy) 100,000g / 200,000AP
  • Spawn of Mephala’s Helm – Infused / Impenetrable (Light, Medium, Heavy) 100,000g / 200,000AP


Items purchased with Alliance points are impenetrable.

Full history of golden vendor items:


What is offered this week?

The Luxury Furnisher Vendor (Zanil Theran) is located in Cicero’s Food & General Goods shop in the Hollow City, Coldharbour.

  • Nedic Stand, Ritual 4,000g New
  • Craglorn Sword Sconce  5,000g
  • Craglorn Brazier, Ornate 15,000g
  • Craglorn Relief, Serpent 20,000g
  • Craglorn Skull, Carved  35,000g

All 54 weeks of luxury items are on my ESO Calendar: 

Full history of luxury furnisher items:

TheoryCRAFTING: Alchemy Rank 50 in under 6 minutes?

TheoryCRAFTING is a series of articles where I examine an Elder Scrolls Online theory, crafting, and or both.
Find written guides TL;DR? Check out the 10 minute video version of this guide on YouTube


In this article, we investigate multi-crafting and how long it would take to level a new character to Rank 50 in Alchemy.

This information will be useful for non-crafters and crafters which will benefit from the Alchemy Profession passive abilities.

Note: this is not the most efficient method but demonstrates how to level to alchemy 50 with only 3 skill points. A more reagent efficient guide can be found on my more detailed ESO Alchemy Leveling Guide
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