ESOTU Spoiler: Alchemy Leveling

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If you have a supply of reagents, solvents, and oils, you can level alchemy in less that an hour. This tome provides a walkthrough, a list of items you will need, and reagent combinations.

Walkthrough

Tip: To speed up your Alchemy leveling, the following will increase your crafting inspiration earned 30 Champion Points spent in The Tower Tree (20% Bonus) and ESO+ membership (10% Bonus).
  1. Visit your racial starter town and become certified in Alchemy.  (Optional: experience and unlocks Alchemy Writs)
  2. Obtain reagents, solvents and/or oils.
    See shopping list below.
  3. Visit an alchemy table.
  4. Each time your Alchemy profession reaches to one of the following levels, invest another skill point to increase it.
    1. 10
    2. 20
    3. 30
    4. 40
    5. 48
    6. 49
  5. Make the highest level potion or poison you can.
    1. If your proficiency is 1,  you will need to make approximately 20 Ichor poisons or 20 Clear Water potions.
    2. If your proficiency is 2,  you will need to make approximately 40 Slime poisons or 40 Pristine Water potions
    3. If your proficiency is 3,  you will need to make approximately 40 Gall poisons or 40 Cleansed Water potions
    4. If your proficiency is 4,  you will need to make approximately 50 Terebinthine poisons or 20 Filtered Water potions
    5. If your proficiency is 5,  you will need to make approximately 50 Pitch Bile poisons or 50 Purified Water potions
    6. If your proficiency is 6,  you will need to make approximately 15 Tarblack poisons or 20 Cloud Mist potions
    7. If your proficiency is 7,  you will need to makeapproximately 15 Night Oil poisons or 20 Star Dew potions
  6. Celebrate!

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Shopping List

Note: As prices of reagents fluctuate and vary from platform, you might want to shop around for the best deal.

Reagents

  1. Fleshfly Larva 20g
  2. Spider Egg 30g
  3. White Cap 30g
  4. Blue Entoloma 32g
  5. Mountain Flower 38g
  6. Dragonthorn 40g
  7. Imp Stool 40g
  8. Nirnroot 40g
  9. Stinkhorn 40g
  10. Luminous Russula 45g

Combinations of the above reagents

  1. Fleshfly Larva /Imp Stool  = 60g
  2. Fleshfly Larva / Stinkhorn = 60g
  3. Blue Entoloma / Spider Egg = 62g
  4. Blue Entoloma / White Cap = 62g
  5. Blue Entoloma / Mountain Flower = 70g
  6. Nirnroot / Spider Egg = 70g
  7. Blue Entoloma / Nirnroot = 72g
  8. Imp Stool / Mountain Flower = 78g
  9. Dragornthorn / Mountain Flower = 78g
  10. Imp Stool / Nirnroot = 80g
Tip: Fleshfly Larva can be farmed at locations with a lot of zombies and spider eggs can be farmed were a lot of spiders / spider critters are found.

Poison-Making Oils

Poison Solvents Solvent Potency Level Cost
 Grease 1 (not recommended) 3 ~1g
 Ichor (20) 1 10 ~2g
 Slime (40) 2 20 ~6g
 Gall (40) 3 30 ~3g
 Terebinthine (50) 4 40 ~5g
 Pitch-Bile (50) 5 50 ~13g
 Tarblack (15) 6 CP50 ~6g
 Night-Oil (15) 7 CP100 ~6g

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Alchemy Solvents

Tip: Oils are usually much cheaper than solvents, unless you already have them in your inventory.
Standard Solvents Solvent Potency Level Cost
 Natural Water  1 (not recommended) 3 ~8g
 Clear Water (20)  1 10 ~7g
 Pristine Water (40)  2 20 ~26g
 Cleansed Water  (40)  3 30 ~45g
 Filtered Water (50)  4 40 ~45g
 Purified Water (50)  5 50 ~100g
Cloud Mist (15)  6 CP50  ~32g
Star Dew (15)  7 CP100 ~47g

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Tip: Oils can be found on greater mobs in an area. eg. Trolls, Giant Snakes, Giants, Mammoth, etc.