Category Archives: Alchemy

This category is for crafting potions.

ESOTU Patch Notes v2.2.4 – Crafting Summary

The following is a summary of the crafting related changes included in this patch.

Summary

Crafters work in the tradehallThe information has be summarized into the following sections

  • Professions
  • New Styles
  • Item Sets
  • Harvesting
  • Economy
  • Exploration and Itemization

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ESOTU Introductory Crafting Video Review – Miss Bizz

Are you interested in a short video that explains the various crafting professions and their processes that is under 15 minutes?  Miss Bizz has posted such a video.  It is well presented and thorough given its short duration.  Thanks for the great guide Miss Bizz!

ESO Harvester’s Guide to Alchemy Reagents

Passing through the bazaar of Sentinel, a local chef prepared a dish he called “The Secret Chef’s Pork Roast”.  It was tasty enough to satiate my hunger… While spending the next few days at the healer’s tent “recovering” from a secret ingredient, I overheard the healers chat about their tips to obtain reagents for their healing potions.

Summary

This notebook provides harvesting tips and documents a few popular locations to find alchemy reagents in Tamriel.

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ESO Alchemy Trait Research Curriculum

This nugget, as a popular Tamriel sage likes to say, was found in a recent posting I came across. It is worth sharing with novice Alchemists.

Summary

Alchemy plant
Unlock the power of plants and mushrooms.

A research paper by Royal Kitsune outlines an efficient way to learn the alchemical properties of the all the known reagents and suggested reagents combinations to minimize the use of more popular reagents needed for triple attribute potions.

I have verified the list on a new alchemist. This document expands on the original post by identifies the varies traits learned, corrects some spelling mistakes, and added one missing reagent combination for Columbine.

 

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ESO Alchemy Reagents, Solvents, and Recipes

When discussing the topic of Alchemy, the old phrase “what does not kill you, makes you stronger” comes to mind.  After downing a dreadfully tasting potion and feeling it burn your innards on the way down, a powerful effect is required to make it worth it.

Summary

Alchemy plant
Unlock the power of plants and mushrooms.

This tome reveals the mysteries of alchemy. Alchemy can save money by crafting your own and bypassing the middleman, potions can last longer by unlocking the “Medicinal Use” passive. Ability slots can be freed up by replacing ability effects with potion equivalents. Completionist can unlock more achievement points by completing the alchemy achievement points. Selling potions can be profitable. The solvent determines the level of the potion and reagents can be found all over Tamriel and Obilivion. The intial trait can be determined by using the raw reagent but making potions with other reagents will identify those with compatible traits.  Finally, a list of popular beginner recipes is also provided.

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