Black Desert Alchemy Life Skill Guide

A guide to the Alchemy life skill in Black Desert Online. This guide does not cover Alchemy stones, which will be expanded on in a later guide. Updated July 7, 2016.

Update July 7

The following elixir recipes has been added

  • Elixir of Shock
  • Elixir of Training
  • Elixir of Time 
  • Whale Tendon Potion
  • Whale Tendon Elixir
  • Perfume of Courage
  • Perfume of Swiftness
  • Party Elixirs & Upgrading Elixirs

Getting Started

Why Alchemy?

Alchemy can be a bit daunting at first. It requires quite a lot of materials from sources such as farming/gardening and rare drops from certain nodes. You will need a decent amount of contribution points to have workers working at various nodes all over the map and a large storage space to storage everything.

For all your hard work, alchemy rewards you with elixirs to enhance your combat abilities, magic crystals to socket your armor/weapons, alchemy stones to boost your stats, and various components required for more advanced crafting.

How do I Start?

To start off with Alchemy, you will need an Alchemy Tool, which can be purchased from any General Goods vendor in a city/town. If you are unsure of how to find one, use the NPC window near your minimap and select Goods.

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This alchemy tool can be only installed in a residence so you will need to place your contribution points towards a residence and use the placement tool in your residence to set it down. While you can set up the tool in any residence, I highly recommend you have a residence at No. 6-1 in Olvia, the first town you encountered when making a new character. Olvia has numerous Alchemy dailies that can level up your alchemy skill fast and this particular residence is right next to the Storage Manager, which is very handy since you will be storing most of your alchemy mats in the storage. Just like cooking, the Alchemy Tool also has a Continuous Production button where you place ingredients required for making 1 of the items and then click on the button to select how many times you want to repeat it.

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Glish Introductory Alchemy Quest

Glish has a series of introductory Alchemy quest you can follow along that teach you the very basics of making Pure Powder Reagent and Clear Liquid Reagent, the two key ingredients for almost all alchemy recipes.

The quest chain starts with Seilane in Glish (General Goods vendor) and requires you to be Gathering Apprentice 2+. It gives quite a bit of Alchemy XP and should push you to Apprentice in Alchemy if you do all the quests in the series. Regardless if you can’t do the quest for some reason or need some extra XP to reach Apprentice, you can make batches of Pure Powder Reagent and Clear Liquid Reagent as detailed below.

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  1. Accidental Alchemist – Bring 1 Sunrise Herb to Seilane
  2. Basic Alchemy Ingredients #1 – Bring Bottle of River Water to Seilane
  3. Basic Alchemy Ingredients #2 – Make Purified Water by Thinning
  4. Alchemy Catalyst, Clear Liquid Reagent – Make 1 Clear Liquid Reagent
  5. Using a Catalyst for Resurrection Elixir – Make 1 Resurrection Elixir
  6. Pure Powder Reagent, Another Catalyst – Make 1 Pure Powder Reagent
  7. Make an Elixir of Energy – Make 1 Elixir of Energy

Pure Powder Reagent

Pure Powder Reagent is made with the following ingredients

  • 1x Sugar
  • 1x Purified Water
  • 1x Silver Azalea
  • 1x Wild Grass or 1-5 Weeds (the amount of Weeds you need depends on your Alchemy skill but generally 1 will do, change to 3 or 5 if you fail the recipe).

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Silver Azalea can be obtained from the Northern Plain of Serendia node west of Heidel by workers. Alternatively you can gather it yourself by using Hoes on Wild Herbs. Weeds are commonly obtained from gathering Wild Herbs as well but the drop rate decreases as your gathering skill goes up.

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Purified Water is obtained by buying Empty Bottles from the Material Vendor and then fill them next to a river. This will give you Bottle of River Water, which you can then process to Purified Water by picking the Thinning Option in Simple Processing (L).

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Sugar can be brought from any cooking vendor by picking the Cooking option in the NPC window.

Clear Liquid Reagent

Clear Liquid Reagent is made with the following ingredients

  • 1x Salt
  • 1x Purified Water
  • 1x Sunrise Herb
  • 1x Wild Grass or 1-5 Weeds (the amount of Weeds you need depends on your Alchemy skill but generally 1 will do, change to 3 or 5 if you fail the recipe).

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Sunrise Herb can be gathered from Cron Castle node east of Heidel by workers. Alternatively you can gather it yourself by using Hoes on Wild Herbs.

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Leveling Alchemy

Beginner

For most of Beginner you should do that introductory alchemy quest chain in Glish listed above if you can. This should raise you to Apprentice. If not you can simply make batches of Pure Powder Reagent and Clear Liquid Reagent for later use.

Apprentice

Once you hit Apprentice 1, most of the Olvia alchemy dailies will be opened up to you. You should do all of them daily if you can as they give enormous amount of Alchemy XP and you will be flying through Apprentice levels in no time.

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If you reach Gathering Skilled 5, you will be able to unlock some Alchemy quests in Florin. The quest chain starts with Valentine in Florin, who is the Chief of the little town.

  1. Secret Duty – Meet Philance hiding in a cave
  2. Philance’s Buddy – Find Koi
  3. Where is Koi – Look for Koi in Caphras Cave
  4. Alchemy for Philance – Make Sinner’s Blood
  5. Bloody Delivery – Deliver the Sinner’s Blood to Philance

Meet again with Valentine and do another little chain of quests.

  1. Alchemy Begins – Meet Stella
  2. In-depth Alchemy #1 – Make Clown’s Blood
  3. In-depth Alchemy #2 – Make Experience Elixir
  4. Back to Valentine – Meet with Chief Valentine
  5. It All Starts with Knowledge – Make Clear Liquid Reagent
  6. Understanding Fine Alchemy Ingredients

If you reach Alchemy Apprentice 6, you will be able to head to Wayne, who lives in southern area of Calpheon and do his short chain of quests that requires you to gather some Fruits.

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  1. A Small Favor
  2. A Kid’s Wisdom – Get 1 Fruit of Crimson
  3. Different Seed, Same Method #1  – Get 1 Fruit of Abundance
  4. Different Seed, Same Method #2  – Get 1 Fruit of Nature
  5. Different Seed, Same Method #3 – Get 1 Fruit of the Sun

Also at Alchemy Apprentice 8, you can quest another series of quests from Bofin in Olvia that will unlock 4 more dailies available starting at Skilled 1.

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  1. Bofin’s Suggestions – Get 1 Fruit of the Sun
  2. Enhancing Crystals – Upgrade Magic Crystal of Enchantment
  3. The Real Challenge – Make Magic Crystal of Infinity – Swiftness

Corin has more quests for you once you are at Skilled 1.

  1. Creation of Essence – Make Essence of Enchantment
  2. Making Sub-Ingredients – Make 2 Tyrant’s Blood using Alchemy
  3. The Final Test – Make Magic Crystal of Infinity – Down Attack.

Skilled

Beginning at skilled, you can start doing the four new dailies in Olvia from Bofin and Corin once you have completed their quests.

  1. Learning Never Stops #1
  2. Learning Never Stops #2
  3. Learning Never Stops #3
  4. Learning Never Stops #4

Florin will also have some new alchemy quests from Villagers starting at Skilled 2 with a new quest roughly every level in Skilled you can complete for massive alchemy XP.

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Alchemy Materials

Alchemy is notorious for having materials that are obscure on their acquisition. This section is dedicated to all those Traces, Fruits, and Powders that are so hard to find.

Bloods

The big thing for Alchemy is that certain bloods are interchangeable so you can always get bloods of more common animals rather than hunting down the rare ones. Here is a list of which ones are interchangeable with each other. Bloods of the same group can be used interchangeable in a recipe.

  • Blood Group 1: Wolf, Flamingo, Rhino, Cheetah Dragon
  • Blood Group 2: Deer, Sheep, Goat, Cow, Pig, Ox, Waragon
  • Blood Group 3: Weasel, Fox, Raccoon
  • Blood Group 4: Bear, Troll, Ogre
  • Blood Group 5: Worm, Lizard, Bat, Kuku

Wolf, Weasel and Fox can be found in Olvia near Wolf Hills (Foxes) and Balenos River Mouth (Wolves) since the May 4th, 2016 update and there are dailies to gather their bloods.

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Sheep can be found near Lynch Ranch that is NW of Heidel. Pigs can be found in abundance around Northern Wheat Plantation. 

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Trolls are north of Calpheon

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Lizards are near Glish in the swamps.

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Crystals

These are the Black, Green, Mud, Red and Translucent Crystals you can obtain as a rare drop from various metal nodes.You can also go to the node area and gather it yourself manually.

Icon Crystal Node
bdo-rough-black-crystal Rough Black Crystal Iron Ore – Abandoned Iron Mine
bdo-rough-green-crystal Rough Green Crystal Tin ore – Rhutum Outstation
bdo-rough-mud-crystal Rough Mud Crystal Iron Ore – Southern Cienaga
bdo-rough-red-crystal Rough Red Crystal Tin Ore – Khuruto Cave
Zinc Ore – Ancient Fissure
bdo-rough-translucent-crystal Rough Translucent Crystal Copper Ore – Goblin Cave

Rough Black Crystal(South of Altinova)

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Rough Green Crystal (North of Trent)

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Rough Mud Crystal (SE of Glish)

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Rough Red Crystal (NE of Calpheon or NE of Heidel)

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Rough Translucent Crystal (SE of Velia)

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Fruits

The fruits are mostly obtained from farming/gardening and is required for making the Magic Crystals and various Oils. Specific crops yields specific fruits.Fruits are most commonly obtained when you breed the crops (F1) instead of harvesting them. If you are unsure of how farming works, check out this guide.

Crops marked with * symbol takes up 2 spaces and might not be as ideal as they don’t seem to give higher chances of getting seeds. Additionally, higher quality crops (i.e. High Quality or Top Quality) seems to give a higher chance for seeds when breeding.

Icon Fruit Crop
bdo-fruit-of-abundance Fruit of Abundance Grape*, Onion, Sunflower, Strawberry
bdo-fruit-of-crimson-flame Fruit of Crimson Flame Garlic, Hot Pepper*, Olive*, Pepper, Pumpkin
bdo-fruit-of-destruction Fruit of Destruction Dwarf Mushroom, Sky Mushroom
bdo-fruit-of-enchantment Fruit of Enchantment Dry Mane Grass, Fire Flake Flower, Silk Honey Grass, Silver Azalea, Sunrise Herb
bdo-fruit-of-magic-power Fruit of Magic Power Emperor Mushroom, Hump Mushroom
bdo-fruit-of-nature Fruit of Nature Barley, Carrot, Seed Potato, Sweet Potato
bdo-fruit-of-perfection Fruit of Perfection Arrow Mushroom, Cloud Mushroom, Fog Mushroom
bdo-fruit-of-the-sun Fruit of the Sun Corn*, Tomato*, Paprika*, Wheat

If you don’t have farms/garden setup or can’t get the fruits you want, you can also get them via two dailies in Olvia (requires Alchemy Apprentice 8+ to unlock). Additionally,  you can get Fruits randomly from gathering Wild Herbs, Plants, and Lumbering Trees but those drops are rare and not reliable.

Gemstones

Gemstones are the Diamond, Emerald, Ruby, Sapphire, and Topaz that are required for various Magic Crystals and other crafts. There are two ways to acquire them. You can obtain them as drops off the Rainbow Stones and other nodes once you are at least Skilled 5 in gathering. Alternatively, you can heat certain accessories (via Heating in Simple Processing) and acquire them.

Acquisition by Heating

Icon Gem Source
bdo-diamond Diamond Yuria Accessories
bdo-emerald Emerald Kalis Accessories
bdo-ruby Ruby Bares/Elisha Accessories
sapphire Sapphire Hesus Accessories
topaz Topaz Talis Accessories

Gathering Locations

Rough Emeralds can be gathered from Beryl veins in Secret Cave near Serendia Shrine. Beryl veins are a green mineral that is a bit hard to see and typically yield 1 Rough Emerald and sometimes an Emerald. You might also need to be Gathering Skilled 5 to be able to gather them.

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Rough Ruby can also be gathered by workers at the Coal Node in Omar Lava Cave in Mediah (near Altinova).

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Rainbow Stones are veins that can contain any of the gemstone and there is a concentration of them east of Heidel. Here is a map made by Reddit User Appletinker. Note that you must be Gathering Skilled 5+ to be able to gather them.

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Another location for Rainbow Stones is the Glutoni Cave next to Keplan.

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Opals are special gemstones that can be gathered from Strange Rocks (stacked stone looking like veins) along the Epheria Ridge (coastline NE of Epheria). You also need Gathering Skilled 5+ to mine them as well.

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Additionally, some Opals are available from the various islands scattered in the ocean north of the world map. There is also a Copper node in Mediah Shore that give you Rough Opals as a rare byproduct as well.

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Herbs

While you can gather wild herbs by hand using a hoe, sometimes it is more efficient to have workers to gather them in large quantities from specific nodes. You can also raise them in gardens/farms if that is more convenient for you. Remember that Weeds can be substituted for Wild Grass.

Herb Vendor

There is a herb vendor in Calpheon selling various herbs for ~500 silver if you are having trouble obtaining some of them and have the silver to spare.

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Fire Flake Flower

There isn’t a node for Fire Flake Flower but there is a large patch of Fire Flake Flowers you can gather on top of the hill west of Florin.

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Silk Honey Grass

Silk Honey Grass can be obtained from nodes in Longleaf Tree Sentry Post SE of Trent or from Karanda Ridge east of Florin by workers. In Mediah you can also find nodes of it next to Ancient Fissure and Marni’s 2nd Lab. Additionally you can find ones you can gather manually in the same location west of Florin for Fire Flake Flowers.

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Silver Azalea

Silver Azalea can be obtained from the Northern Plain of Serendia node west of Heidel by workers.

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Sunrise Herb

Sunrise Herb can be gathered from Cron Castle node east of Heidel by workers.

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Weeds/Wild Grass

Weeds/Wild Grass can be gathered from any Wild Herb/Bush/Thicket etc without using a Gathering Hoe as the Hoe significantly lowers the drop rate of weeds/wild grass.

Magic Crystal

The green quality Magic Crystals are needed as the base component in making the blue version of the Crystals which are available starting at Alchemy Skilled 1. Different Jeweler vendor carry different stocks. Use the NPC button next to your Minimap and select Jeweler to find these vendors.

Some Magic Crystals are dropped from monsters only.

Crystal Vendor
Magic Crystal of Abundance – Armor Loot table
Magic Crystal of Abundance – Healing Ardan (Florin), Corin (Olvia), Greco (Keplan), Marsella (Velia)
Magic Crystal of Abundance – Patience Loot table
Magic Crystal of Abundance – Resonance Loot table
Magic Crystal of Abundance – Vigor Dora (Heidel)
Magic Crystal of Crimson Flame – Carnage Belgar (Altinova), Bianstimi (Calpheon), Thyshelle (Tarif)
Magic Crystal of Crimson Flame – Precision Ardan (Florin), Corin (Olvia), Greco (Keplan), Marsella (Velia)
Magic Crystal of Crimson Flame – Power Dora (Heidel)
Magic Crystal of Enchantment – Agility Ardan (Florin), Corin (Olvia), Greco (Keplan), Marsella (Velia)
Magic Crystal of Enchantment – Intimidation Dora (Heidel)
Magic Crystal of Enchantment – Memory Loot table
Magic Crystal of Enchantment – Vision Ardan (Florin), Greco (Keplan), Belgar (Altinova), Bianstimi (Calpheon), Thyshelle (Tarif)
Magic Crystal of Nature – Adamantine Dora (Heidel)
Magic Crystal of Nature – Ascension Ardan (Florin), Greco (Keplan), Marsella (Velia)
Magic Crystal of Nature – Energy Loot table
Magic Crystal of Nature – Swiftness Loot table
Magic Crystal of the Sun – Assault Loot table
Magic Crystal of the Sun – Precision Loot table
Magic Crystal of the Sun – Sturdiness Dora (Heidel)
Magic Crystal of the Sun – Valor Corin (Olvia), Marsella (Velia)

Mushrooms

Mushrooms can be gathered from nodes by workers or harvested in the wild manually. There are dailies in Olivia that rewards you with mushrooms as well. In addition. if you find hyphae of these mushrooms, you can farm them as well in your garden.

Mushrooms from Nodes

Icon Mushroom Node
arrowmushroom Arrow Mushroom Forest of Plunder
cloudmushroom Cloud Mushroom Southern Cienaga
dwarfmushroom Dwarf Mushroom Northern Cienaga
Glish Swamp
emperormushroom Emperor Mushroom Rhua Tree Stub
Glutoni Cave
fortunetellermushroom Fortune Teller Mushroom Ehwaz Hill
Coastal Cliff
ghostmushroom Ghost Mushroom Marie Cave
skymushroom Sky Mushroom Elric Shrine
fortunetellermushroom Tiger Mushroom Bree Tree Ruins
Kamasilve Temple

Arrow Mushroom – Forest of Plunder

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Cloud Mushroom – Southern Cienaga

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Dwarf Mushroom – Northern Cienaga/Glish Swamp

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Emperor Mushroom -  Rhua Tree Stub/Glutoni Cave

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Fortune Teller Mushroom – Ehwaz Hill/Coastal Cliff

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Ghost Mushroom – Marie Cave

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Sky Mushroom – Elric Shrine

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Tiger Mushroom – Bree Tree Ruins/Kamasilve Temple

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Gatherable Only Mushrooms

These mushrooms have no nodes and must be gathered manually.

Icon Mushroom Node
dwarfmushroom Amanita Mushroom Gathering Map
emperormushroom Ancient Mushroom Gathering Map
fortunetellermushroom Bluffer Mushroom Gathering Map
cloudmushroom Fog Mushroom Gathering Map
skymushroom Hump Mushroom Gathering Map
cloudmushroom Truffle Mushroom Gathering Map

Ores

Silver, Gold and Platinum cannot be gathered by workers and requires Skilled 5 in Gathering to gather them manually. Everything else has a node that can be gathered by your workers.

Icon Ore Map
goldore Gold Gathering Map
platinum Platinum Gathering Map, also mined at a low rate from the Abandoned Iron Mine (Zinc Node) and Omar Lava Cave (Zinc Node)
silverore Silver Gathering Map

Maps for the common ore nodes can be found in the Powders section.

Icon Ore Node
coal Coal Keplan Quarry
copperore Copper Ore Coastal Cave west of Velia
ironore Iron Ore Coastal Cave west of Velia
leadore Lead Ore Glish Swamp
tinore Tin Ore Khuruto Cave/Behr Riverhead
zincore Zinc Ore Ancient Fissure, Abandoned Iron Mine, or Omar Lava Cave

Tin Ore Node Locations

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Zinc Ore Node Locations

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Powders

Powders mostly comes from workers mining various metal nodes. You will get a steady supply them from your workers as a side product of whatever metal they are gathering. There is also a daily in Olvia where you can acquire your choice of Powders one per day.

Icon Powder Node
bdo-powder-of-crevice Powder of Crevice Drop from Coal nodes
i.e. Keplan Quarry
bdo-powder-of-darkness Powder of Darkness Drop from Iron Ore nodes
i.e. Coastal Cave
bdo-powder-of-earth Powder of Earth Drop from Tin Ore node in Behr Riverhead
bdo-powder-of-flame Powder of Flame Drop from Copper Nodes
i.e. Coastal Cave
bdo-powder-of-time Powder of Time Drop from Lead Nodes
i.e. Glish Swamp

Coastal Cave – West of Velia

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Glish Swamp – North of Glish

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Keplan Quarry – North of Keplan

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Behr Riverhead – NE of Trent

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Traces

The Traces comes from “secret’ gathering nodes that are unlocked when you connect to that parent node and then talk to the Node Manager and spend ~35 energy to unlock it. You should use a Human worker to gather the nodes since they have higher luck and more chances at getting the rare drop from the nodes which are the Traces. Additionally, you will need to have ~ 5 storage spaces as the nodes will also give you various junk items you can sell to vendors.

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In addition to the Nodes, there are also dailies in Olvia that rewards you choices of Traces

Icon Trace Node
bdo-trace-of-ascension Trace of Ascension Ancient Stone Chamber – Old Tree Spirit’s Token
bdo-trace-of-battle Trace of Battle Bernianto Farm – Contaminated Tooth
bdo-trace-of-chaos Trace of Chaos Ancient Ruins Excavation Site – Obscuring Golem Fragment
bdo-trace-of-despair Trace of Despair Mansha Forest – Weathered Cursed Fang
Rhua Tree Stub – Dull Bone Fragment
bdo-trace-of-forest Trace of Forest Bernianto Farm – Contaminated Tooth
Rhua Tree Stub – Dull Bone Fragment
bdo-trace-of-hunting Trace of Hunting Glish Ruins – Black Dirt
Lynch Farm Ruins – Altar Imp’s Broken Trumpet
bdo-trace-of-origin Trace of Origin Glish Ruins – Black Dirt
bdo-trace-of-savagery Trace of Savagery Lynch Farm Ruins – Altar Imp’s Broken Trumpet
bdo-trace-of-the-earth Trace of the Earth Ancient Stone Chamber – Old Tree Spirit’s Token
Ancient Ruins Excavation Site – Obscuring Golem Fragment
bdo-trace-of-violence Trace of Violence Mansha Forest – Weathered Cursed Fang

Ancient Ruins Excavation Site – East of Heidel

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Ancient Stone Chamber – SW of Velia

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Bernianto Farm – North of Calpheon

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Glish Ruins – East of Glish

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Lynch Farm Ruins – West of Heidel

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Mansha Forest – SW of Calpheon

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Rhub Tree Stub – NE of Behr

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Some Traces cannot be acquired from nodes and instead can be only acquired from monsters as drops.

Icon Trace Node
bdo-trace-of-death Trace of Death Chimera/Orcs in Marni’s Lab near Keplan
Skeleton mobs in Hex Sanctuary very south of Calpheon
bdo-trace-of-memory Trace of Memory Ancient Ruins Defeder/Guard in the cave near Florin
bdo-trace-of-wave Trace of Wave  

Lastly, some Traces can be acquired by heating weapons. They will also give Pure Crystals and is a way to get them before you reach Processing Professional Level 5.

  • Bares weapons – Trace of Battle / Pure platinum Crystal
  • Demihuman weapons – Trace of Savagery / Pure Tin Crystal
  • Kalis weapons – Trace of Violence / Pure Iron Crystal
  • Krea weapons – Trace of Despair / Pure Silver Crystal
  • Seleth weapons – Trace of Death / Pure Lead Crystal
  • Yuria weapons – Trace of Ascension / Pure Zinc Crystal

Tree Byproducts

Tree Byproducts are Monk’s Branch, Spirit’s Leaf, Red Tree Lump, Bloody Tree Knots, and Old Tree Bark. They can be obtained by your workers logging certain tree nodes. Monk’s Branch and Spirit’s Leaf can also be obtained by farming crops while the rest are obtained rarely from logging trees manually if you are Gathering Skilled 5+.

There are also dailies in Olvia that will reward you these tree byproducts as well.

Icon Byproduct Node
bdo-bloody-tree-knot Bloody Tree Knots Fir Node – Treant Forest
White Cedar Node – Elric Shrine
Acacia Node – Stonetail Wasteland
bdo-monk's-branch Monk’s Branch Cedar Node – Oze’s Pass
Maple Node – Forest of Seclusion
Pine Node – Serendia Shrine
bdo-old-tree-bark Old Tree Bark White Cedar Node – Mediah Northern Highlands
bdo-red-tree-lump Red Tree Lump Birch Node – Old Dandelion
Birch Node – Quint Hill
Maple Node – Northern Plain of Serendia
bdo-spirit's-leaf Spirit’s Leaf Ash Node – Goblin Cave
Ash Node – Balenos Forest

Bloody Tree Knot

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Monk’s Branch

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Old Tree Bark

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Red Tree Lump

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Spirit’s Leaf

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Tree Saps

You will be gathering plenty of Tree Saps for your alchemy needs. Most of the sap can be acquired from the Olvia/Florin area as they contain almost all types of trees except Cedar and certain trees native to Mediah. Here is a map of the tree locations made by Cupcake.

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Getting saps will be easier if you can recognize the various tree types.

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Acacia, Cedar and White Cedar are found in large abundance in Mediah (semi-desert area east of Heidel).

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Simple Alchemy

Simple Alchemy is a tab in the Processing Window (L) where you can make Herb Juices that act as MP/WP/SP potions and are even better than the Large Mana Potions you can purchase off vendors.

Herbal Juice

This is the lowest tier and restores your MP/WP/SP by +125. All you need is 3x Wild Herbs (any, even weeds work) and 1x Mineral Water (purchased from the cooking vendor). You cannot select the amount in the Simple Alchemy window so just dump everything in it and just move your character once you decided that enough has been produced.

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Concentrated Herbal Juice

You can produce this either by making 3x Herbal Juice via Simple Alchemy or you can mass produce it with 30x Herbal Juice and 1x Salt which saves you a ton of energy.

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High-Concentrated Herbal Juice

This is the equivalent of the Large MP potion. You can make this by using 3x Concentrated Herbal Juice or mass produce it via 30x Concentrated Herbal Juice and 1x Salt.

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Refined Herbal Juice

This is better than any MP potion you can purchase from the vendors. Same formula apply – 3x High-Concentrated Herbal Juice or 30x and 1x Salt.

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Party Elixirs

You can now make elixirs that grants its benefits to the entire party via simple alchemy. All you need is 2x of the same elixir and Tear of Aal that can be purchased from material vendors.

  • Party Elixirs lasts for 10 or 15 minutes depending on if they are green or blue quality and have a cooldown of 1 minute.

Upgrading Elixirs

Upgrading green quality to blue quality elixirs is now possible as well with simply alchemy. All you need is to place 3 of the green quality elixir into simply alchemy and it will have a chance to make a blue quality elixir. This does not work for party elixirs and you must upgrade the single version first if you want to make the blue quality party elixirs.

Alchemy Subcomponents

This section will cover all the bloods, oils and other alchemy subcomponents.

Remember you can substitute bloods and Wild Grass = Weed. You may need to substitute 1-5 weed per Wild Grass depending on your alchemy level.

  • Blood Group 1: Wolf, Flamingo, Rhino, Cheetah Dragon
  • Blood Group 2: Deer, Sheep, Goat, Cow, Pig, Ox, Waragon
  • Blood Group 3: Weasel, Fox, Raccoona
  • Blood Group 4: Bear, Troll, Ogre
  • Blood Group 5: Worm, Lizard, Bat, Kuku

Bloods

Icon Blood Skill Material
clown'sblood Clown’s Blood Apprentice 1 1x Spirit’s Leaf
1x Powder of Darkness
1x Clear Liquid Reagent
2x Wolf’s Blood
legbeastblood Legendary Beast’s Blood Apprentice 1 2x Spirit’s Leaf
1x Trace of the Earth
1x Pure Powder Reagent        
2x Lizard Blood
sinnerblood Sinner’s Blood Apprentice 1 1x Bloody Tree Knot
1x Powder of Flame
1x Clear Liquid Reagent
2x Pig’s Blood
tyrantblood Tyrant’s Blood Apprentice 1 1x Monk’s Branch
1x Trace of Savagery
1x Pure Powder Reagent
2x Troll Blood
wisemanblood Wise Man’s Blood Apprentice 1 1x Monk’s Branch
1x Trace of Ascension
1x Clear Liquid Reagent
2x Fox Blood

Oils

Icon Oil Skill Material
oilofcorruption Oil of Corruption Skilled 1 1x Sinner’s Blood
1x Spirit’s Leaf
1x Fruit of the Sun
1x Powder of Darkness
oiloffort Oil of Fortitude Skilled 1 1x Clown’s Blood
1x Monk’s Branch
1x Fruit of Nature
1x Powder of Flame
oilregen Oil of Regeneration Skilled 1 1x Legendary Beast’s Blood
1x Red Tree Lump
1x Fruit of Crimson Flame
1x Powder of Crevice
oilofstorms Oil of Storms Skilled 1 1x Tyrant’s Blood
1x Old Tree Bark
1x Fruit of Abundance
1x Powder of Time
oiloftran Oil of Tranquility Skilled 1 1x Wise Man’s Blood
1x Bloody Tree Knot
1x Fruit of Magic Power
1x Powder of Earth

Other Subcomponents

Icon Subcomponent Skill Material
gempolisher Gem Polisher Apprentice 1 1x Pure Powder Reagent
4x Processed Coal
2x Trace of Origin
6x Purified Water
leatherglaze Leather Glaze Apprentice 1 1x Pure Liquid Reagent
3x Maple Sap
3x Trace of Ascension
2x Powder of Darkness
metalsolvent Metal Solvent Apprentice 1 1x Clear Liquid Reagent
3x Melted Iron Shard
4x Rough Stone
2x Trace of Savagery
plywoodhardener Plywood Hardener Apprentice 1 1x Pure Powder Reagent
3x Bloody Tree Knot
4x Fir Sap
3x Trace of the Earth

Alchemy Elixirs

Elixirs are a huge component of Alchemy and they have various combat and non combat uses. The green version of Elixirs you commonly produce have a duration of 5 mins with 5 mins cooldown while the higher quality blue version that is produced sometimes as a byproduct have 8 mins duration (same cooldown).

Remember you can substitute bloods and Wild Grass = Weed. You may need to substitute 1-5 weed per Wild Grass depending on your alchemy level.

  • Blood Group 1: Wolf, Flamingo, Rhino, Cheetah Dragon
  • Blood Group 2: Deer, Sheep, Goat, Cow, Pig, Ox, Waragon
  • Blood Group 3: Weasel, Fox, Raccoon
  • Blood Group 4: Bear, Troll, Ogre
  • Blood Group 5: Worm, Lizard, Bat, Kuku

Party and Upgrading Elixirs

Party Elixirs

You can now make elixirs that grants its benefits to the entire party via simple alchemy. All you need is 2x of the same elixir and Tear of Aal that can be purchased from material vendors.

  • Party Elixirs lasts for 10 or 15 minutes depending on if they are green or blue quality and have a cooldown of 1 minute.

Upgrading Elixirs

Upgrading green quality to blue quality elixirs is now possible as well with simply alchemy. All you need is to place 3 of the green quality elixir into simply alchemy and it will have a chance to make a blue quality elixir. This does not work for party elixirs and you must upgrade the single version first if you want to make the blue quality party elixirs.

Combat Elixirs

Icon Elixir Skill Material Effect (Green/Blue)
antidoteelixir Antidote Elixir Beg 1 1x Pure Powder Reagent
1x Weed/Wild Grass
2x Pig Blood
3x Olive Oil
Immediately cures poison. Cooldown 30s.
elixirburnremoval Elixir of Burn Removal Beg 1 1x Clear Liquid Reagent
1x Purified Water
2x Fruits
2x Weed/Wild Grass
Immediately cures burning.
Cooldown 30s
elixirhemo Elixir of Hemostasis Beg 1 1x Pure Powder Reagent
1x Cloud Mushroom
1x Ash Sap
3x Purified Water
Immediately cures bleeding.
Cooldown 30s
elixir01 Defense Elixir App 1 1x Clear Liquid Reagent
6x Ash Sap
5x Pig Blood
3x Purified Water
Damage Reduction +5/10 for 5/8 mins
elixir02 Elixir of Concentration App 1 1x Clear Liquid Reagent
3x Cloud Mushroom
2x Wild Grass
3x Troll Blood
Accuracy +8/12 for 5/8 mins.
elixir06 Elixir of Demihuman Hunt App 1 1x Sinner’s Blood
4x Arrow Mushroom
4x Fir Sap
3x Black Stone Powder
Damage against Demihuman +10/15 for 5/8 mins
elixir03 Elixir of Endurance App 1 1x Pure Powder Reagent
2x Dwarf Mushroom
5x Birch Sap
4x Troll Blood
Max Endurance (Stamina) +100/150 for 5/8 mins
elixir04 Elixir of Energy App 1 1x Pure Powder Reagent
4x Fox Blood
3x Purified Water
2x MP Potion (Small)
MP Auto Recovery +10/15 for 5/8 mins
elixir05 Elixir of Fury App 1 4x Dwarf Mushroom
1x Ash Sap
4x Troll Blood
3x Purified Water
All attack +10/15 for 5/8 mins
elixir06 Elixir of Human Hunt App 1 1x Clown’s Blood
5x Fortune Teller’s Mushroom
5x Maple Sap
3x Black Stone Powder
Damage against humans +6/11 for 5 mins
elixir07 Elixir of Life App 1 1x Pure Powder Reagent
3x Silver Azalea
5x Fox Blood
3x HP Potion (Small)
Max HP +100/+150 for 5/8 mins
elixir11 Elixir of Mentality App 1 1x Pure Liquid Reagent
5x Ash Sap
3x Purified Water
3x MP Potion (Small)
Max MP +100/+150 for 5/8 mins
elixir12 Elixir of Resistance App 1 3x Cloud Mushroom
1x Birch Sap
7x Wolf Blood
3x Purified Water
Debuff resistance against monsters +10/15% for 5/8 mins
elixir13 Elixir of Spells App 1 1x Tyrant’s Blood
5x Fire Flake Flower
3x Maple Sap
2x Powder of Darkness
Casting Speed Rank +2/3 for 5/8 mins
elixir15 Elixir of Thorns App 1 1x Tyrant’s Blood
7x Dry Mane Grass
5x Birch Sap
4x Black Stone Powder
Target’s HP –10/15 per hit received for 5/8 mins.
elixir16 Elixir of Will App 1 1x Pure Powder Reagent
4x Sunrise Herb
6x Wolf Blood
3x Purified Water
Damage from monsters –15/20% for 5/8 mins
elixir17 Elixir of Wind App 1 1x Wise Man’s Blood
5x Fortune Teller’s Mushroom
5x Pine Sap
2x Powder of Darkness
Attack Speed Rank +2/3 for 5/8 mins
reselixir Resurrection Elixir App 1 1x Clear Liquid Reagent
3x Sunrise Herb
3x Purified Water
2x HP Potion (Small)
HP Auto Recovery +10/15 for 5/8 mins.
whaletendonpot Whale Tendon Potion App 1 1x Blue Whale Tendon
3x Medium HP Potion
3x Medium MP Potion
8x Purified Water
Recovery HP by 500/750 and MP/WP/SP by 300/500 with 30s cooldown.
elixirofassassin Elixir of Assassination Ski 1 1x Oil of Regeneration
5x Pure Powder Reagent
4x Amanita Mushroom
2x Red Tree Lump
2x Trace of Memory
Back attack damage +50/100 for 5/8 mins
elixirofcarnage Elixir of Carnage Ski 1 1x Oil of Corruption
7x Pure Powder Reagent
6x Tiger Mushroom
3x Spirit’s Leaf
3x Trace of the Earth
Down attack damage +50/100% for 5/8 mins.
elixirofdeath Elixir of Death Ski 1 1x Oil of Tranquility
6x Clear Liquid Reagent
2x Ancient Mushroom
7x Ash Sap
2x Trace of Death
Extra damage +30/50 on Critical Hit for 5/8 mins.
elixirofdetection Elixir of Detection Ski 1 1x Oil of Storms
6x Pure Powder Reagent
3x Truffle Mushroom
2x Old Tree Bark
3x Trace of Savagery
Critical Hit damage +50/100% for 5/mins.
elixirofdraining Elixir of Draining Ski 1 1x Oil of Fortitude
4x Clear Liquid Reagent
3x Hump Mushroom
4x Birch Sap
2x Trace of the Forest
HP Steal +3/5 on critical hit for 5/8 mins.
elixiroffrenzy Elixir of Frenzy Ski 1 1x Oil of Regeneration
5x Clear Liquid Reagent
5x Cedar Sap
3x Trace of Battle
2x Ghost Mushroom
All DP –10/15, All AP +20/25 for 5/8 mins.
elixirofpene Elixir of Penetration Ski 1 1x Oil of Corruption
6x Clear Liquid Reagent
3x Bluffer Mushroom
5x Pine Sap
3x Trace of Violence
Back Attack extra damage +30/50 for 5/8 mins
elixirofshock Elixir of Shock Ski 1 1x Clown’s Blood
5x Tiger Mushroom
7x Cedar Sap
3x Power of Time
Critical Hit Chance +2
elixirofsky Elixir of Sky Ski 1 1x Oil of Tranquility
6x Pure Powder Reagent
5x Emperor Mushroom
3x Bloody Tree Knot
3x Trace of Ascension
Air Attack Damage +50/100% for 5/8 mins.
grimreaperelixir Grim Reaper’s Elixir Ski 1 1x Oil of Fortitude
6x Pure Powder Reagent
4x Sky Mushroom
3x Monk’s Branch
3x Trace of Origin
HP Steal +1/3 for 5/8 mins.
perfumeofcourage Perfume of Courage Ski 1 1x Blue Whale Oil
3x Trace of Violence
6x Bloody Tree Knot
4x Purified Water
2x Clear Liquid Reagent
All attack +25, Max HP +200, Attack Speed +5, Casting Speed +5, Movement Speed +5 for 20 min with 20 min cooldown.
perfumeofswift Perfume of Swiftness Ski 1 1x Blue Whale Oil
4x Powder of Time
6x Everlasting Herb
4x Purified Water
2x Clear Liquid Reagent
+200 Weight Limit, +20% Life XP, +5 Attack Speed, +5 Gathering Speed, and +5 Fishing Speed for 20 mins with 20 mins cooldown
whaletendonelixir Whale Tendon Elixir Ski 1 1x Blue Whale Tendon
1x Clown’s Blood
12x Ash Sap
5x Purified Water
2x Clear Liquid Reagent
All damage reduction +100/125 for 20/30 ses with 10 min cooldown.

Non-Combat Elixirs

Icon Elixir Skill Material Effect (Green/Blue)
elixir08 Elixir of Amity App 1 1x Legendary Beast’s Blood
5x Fire Flake’s Flower
6x Ash Sap
3x Black Stone’s Powder
Amity gain +20/30% for 5/8 mins
elixir09 Elixir of Fisher App 1 1x Wise Man’s Blood
6x Sunrise Herb
3x Fir Sap
2x Powder of Flame
Fishing Speed Rank +2/3 for 5/8 mins
elixir10 Elixir of Seal App 1 3x Dwarf Mushroom
1x Birch Sap
4x Wolf Blood
5x Purified Water
Increase Breath Gauge for 60/90 seconds
elixir14 Elixir of Swiftness App 1 1x Legendary Beast’s Blood
5x Arrow Mushroom
5x Birch Sap
2x Powder of Darkness
Movement Speed Rank +2/3 for 5/8 mins
elixiroftime Elixir of Time App 1 1x Wise Man’s Blood
7x Fire Flake Flower
5x Maple Sap
2x Powder of Time
Life Skills EXP +10/15% for 5/8 min
elixiroftraining Elixir of Training App 1 1x Legendary Beast’s Blood
1x Silver Azalea
5x Pine Sap
2x Powder of Crevice
Horse EXP Gain +8/10% for 5/8 min.
elixir18 Elixir of Wings App 1 2x Silver Azalea
1x Ash Sap
4x Troll Blood
5x Purified Water
Increased jump height for 5/8 min.
elixirofworkers Elixir of Worker App 1 1x Sinner’s Blood
6x Silver Azalea
4x Ash Sap
2x Powder of Flame
Gathering Speed Rank +2/3 for 5/8 min.
expelixir Experience of Elixir App 1 1x Clown’s Blood
7x Dry Mane Grass
5x Pine Sap
2x Powder of Flame
EXP Gain +15% for 5/8 min.
elixirgolden Elixir of Golden Hand Ski 1 1x Oil of Storms
4x Clear Liquid Reagent
4x Fog Mushroom
3x Trace of Hunting
6x Fir Sap
Luck +2/3 points for 5/8 min.

Essences and Magic Crystals

Essences are required to make some of the Magic Crystals. All Essences require Apprentice 1 to make while all Magic Crystals require Skilled 1 to make.

Essences

Icon Essences Skill Material
essenceofabundance Essence of Abundance Apprentice 1 2x Fruit of Abundance
6x Cloud Mushroom
6x Birch Sap
2x Trace of Ascension
essencecrimsonflame Essence of Crimson Flame Apprentice 1 2x Fruit of Crimson Flame
6x Dwarf Mushroom
6x Ash Sap
2x Trace of Ascension
essenceofdestruction Essence of Destruction Apprentice 1 2x Fruit of Destruction
6x Silver Azalea
6x Pine Sap
2x Powder of Flame
essenceofenchantment Essence of Enchantment Apprentice 1 2x Fruit of Enchantment
3x Fire Flake Flower
4x Ash Sap
2x Powder of Darkness
essenceofmagicpower Essence of Magic Power Apprentice 1 2x Fruit of Magic Power
6x Dry mane Grass
6x Birch Sap
2x Powder of Darkness
essenceofnature Essence of Nature Apprentice 1 2x Fruit of Nature
6x Fortune Teller Mushroom
6x Maple Sap
2x Trace of the Earth
essenceofperfection Essence of Perfection Apprentice 1 2x Fruit of Perfection
6x Sunrise Herb
6x Maple Sap
2x Powder of Flame
essenceofthesun Essence of the Sun Apprentice 1 2x Fruit of the Sun
6x Arrow Mushroom
6x Pine Sap
2x Trace of the Earth

Magic Crystal – Weapon

If a recipe calls for 2x Magic Crystals, they must be different but can be any.

Icon Magic Crystal Material Effect
magiccrystalabs Absorption 2x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
2x Essence of Abundance
10x Melted Lead Shard
3x Wise Man’s Blood
HP Recovery +1 on attack
carnagecrystal Carnage 1x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
1x Carnage Crystal (Demihumans)
1x Fruit of Nature
10x Melted Copper Shard
5x Wolf Blood
Additional damage to demihumans +2
carnagecrystal2 Carnage 1x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
1x Carnage Crystal (Humans)
1x Fruit of the Sun
10x Melted Tin Shard
5x Troll Blood
Additional damage to humans +2
carnagecrystal3 Carnage 1x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
1x Carnage Crystal (Beasts)
1x Fruit of Enchantment
10x Melted Zinc Shard
5x Lizard Blood
Additional damage to beasts +2
duracrystal Durability 2x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
2x Essence of Crimson
10x Melted Iron Shard
3x Clown’s Blood
Durability Reduction Resistance +10%
carnagecrystal Extraction 2x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
2x Essence of Nature
10x Melted Copper Shard
3x Legendary Beast’s Blood
MP/SP/WP Recovery +1 on attack
magiccrystalabs Power 1x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
1x Magic Crystal (Power)
1x Fruit of Abundance
7x Melted Lead Shard
4x Pig’s Blood
AP+2
duracrystal Precision 1x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
1x Magic Crystal (Precision)
1x Fruit of Crimson Flame
10x Melted Iron Shard
5x Fox Blood
Accuracy +2

Magic Crystal – Secondary Weapon

If a recipe calls for 2x Magic Crystals, they must be different but can be any.

Icon Magic Crystal Material Effect
airattackcrystal Air Attack 2x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
2x Essence of Magic Power
10x Melted Platinum Shard
3x Wise Man’s Blood
Additional Air Attack Damage Level +1
backattackcrystal Back Attack 2x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
2x Essence of the Sun
10x Melted Silver Shard
3x Sinner’s Blood
Additional Back Attack Damage Level +1
counterattack Counter Attack 2x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
2x Essence of Crimson Flame
10x Melted Zinc Shard
3x Tyrant’s Blood
Additional Counter Attack Damage Level +1
carnagecrystal Critical 2x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
2x Essence of Perfection
5x Polished Opal
3x Legendary Beast’s Blood
Additional Critical Hit Damage Level +1
carnagecrystal2 Down Attack 2x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
2x Essence of Enchantment
2x Melted Gold Shard
2x Tyrant’s Blood
Additional Down Attack Damage Level  +1
carnagecrystal2 Speed Attack 2x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
2x Essence of Destruction
10x Melted Tin Shard
3x Sinner’s Blood
Additional Speed Attack Damage Level +1

Magic Crystal – All Armor

If a recipe calls for 2x Magic Crystals, they must be different but can be any.

Icon Magic Crystal Material Effect
armorcrystal Armor 1x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
1x Magic Crystal (Armor)
1x Fruit of Magic Power
3x Translucent Crystal
4x Ash Sap
Damage Reduction +2
armorcrystal2 Evasion 2x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
2x Essence of Nature
5x Mud Crystal
3x Clown’s Blood
Special Attack Evasion +10%
healcrystal Heal 1x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
1x Magic Crystal (Heal)
1x Fruit of Crimson Flame
3x Green Crystal
5x Fir Sap
HP Recovery +3
armorcrystal3 Magic Defense 2x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
2x Essence of Magic Power
5x Melted Silver Shard
3x Sinner’s Blood
Magic Damage Reduction +2
armorcrystal4 Melee Defense 2x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
2x Essence of the Sun
5x Red Crystal
3x Wise Man’s Blood
Melee Damage Reduction +2
armorcrystal4 Patience 1x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
1x Magic Crystal (Patience)
1x Fruit of Destruction
3x Red Crystal
5x Birch Sap
Max MP/WP/SP +35
healcrystal Ranged Defense 2x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
2x Essence of Enchantment
5x Green Crystal
3x Legendary Beast’s Blood
Ranged damage reduction +2
armorcrystal3 Resonance 1x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
1x Magic Crystal (Resonance)
1x Fruit of Abundance
3x Melted Silver Shard
5x Pine Sap
MP/WP/SP Recovery +3
armorcrystal Siege 2x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
2x Essence of Abundance
5x Translucent Crystal
3x Clown’s Blood
Siege Weapon Evasion +10%
armorcrystal2 Vigor 1x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
1x Magic Crystal (Abundance)
1x Fruit of Perfection
3x Mud Crystal
5x Maple Sap
Max HP +35

Magic Crystal – Helmet

If a recipe calls for 2x Magic Crystals, they must be different but can be any.

Icon Magic Crystal Material Effect
helmcrystal Agility 1x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
1x Magic Crystal (Agility)
1x Fruit of the Sun
4x Cloud Mushroom
2x Melted Silver Shard
Evasion +2
helmcrystal2 Intimidation 1x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
1x Magic Crystal (Intimidation)
1x Fruit of Abundance
3x Red Crystal
5x Arrow Mushroom
Knockdown/Bound resistance +10%
helmcrystal3 Memory 1x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
1x Magic Crystal (Memory)
1x Fruit of Crimson Flame
3x Mud Crystal
5x Fortune Teller Mushroom
Casting Speed +2
helmcrystal4 Vision 1x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
1x Magic Crystal (Vision)
1x Fruit of Nature
3x Green Crystal
5x Dwarf Mushroom
Vision Range +15m

Magic Crystal – Gloves

If a recipe calls for 2x Magic Crystals, they must be different but can be any.

Icon Magic Crystal Material Effect
glovecrystal Assault 1x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
1x Magic Crystal (Assault)
1x Fruit of Enchantment
2x Emerald
5x Fox Blood
Attack Speed +2
glovecrystal2 Magic Attack 2x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
2x Essence of the Sun
5x Diamond
3x Sinner’s Blood
Magic AP +2
glovecrystal3 Precision 1x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
1x Magic Crystal (Precision)
1x Fruit of Destruction
2x Emerald
6x Silk Honey Grass
Accuracy +2
glovecrystal3 Ranged Attack 2x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
2x Essence of nature
5x Emerald
3x Legendary Beast’s Blood
Ranged AP +2
glovecrystal3 Sturdiness 1x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
1x Magic Crystal (Sturdiness)
1x Fruit of Perfection
2x Diamond
5x Pig Blood
Grapple Resistance +10%
glovecrystal2 Valor 1x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
1x Magic Crystal (Valor)
1x Fruit of Destruction
3x Translucent Crystal
5x Wolf Blood
Critical Hit Rate +2

Magic Crystal – Shoes

If a recipe calls for 2x Magic Crystals, they must be different but can be any.

Icon Magic Crystal Material Effect
shoecrystal Adamantine 1x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
1x Magic Crystal (Adamantine)
1x Fruit of Nature
2x Sapphire
6x Silver Azalea
Knockback/Floating Resistance +10%
shoecrystal2 Ascension 1x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
1x Magic Crystal (Ascension)
1x Fruit of Magic Power
2x Topaz
6x Fire Flake Flower
Jump Height +35
shoecrystal2 Energy 1x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
1x Magic Crystal (Energy)
1x Fruit of Perfection
2x Topaz
5x Dry Mane Grass
Max Stamina +150
shoecrystal3 Energy 2x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
2x Essence of Perfection
5x Ruby
3x Tyrant’s Blood
Max Energy +10
shoecrystal Falling 1x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
1x Magic Crystal (Falling)
1x Fruit of Enchantment
2x Ruby
5x Wild Grass/Weed
Fall Damage –15%
shoecrystal Submerge 2x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
2x Essence of Destruction
5x Sapphire
3x Clown’s Blood
Breath Gauge +15s
shoecrystal3 Swiftness 1x Magic Crystal (Green Quality)
1x Magic Crystal (Swiftness)
1x Fruit of the Sun
2x Ruby
5x Sunrise Herb
Movement Speed +2

Alchemy Uses In Crafting

Alchemy Products have wide uses in other types of crafting. Here are some examples.

Once you reach Professional 5 in Processing and Gathering Skilled 10 you will be able to unlock Heating/Chopping/Thinning Skilled which will allow you to make various products that requires Alchemy.

  • Plywood Hardener is used for making Sturdy Plywoods (3x Plywood Hardener + 10x Plywood).
  • Metal Solvent is used for making Pure Crystals (2x Metal Solvent + 3x Ingot)
  • Leather Glaze is used for making Supreme Hide/Fur (5x Leather Glaze + 3x Fine Hide/Fur)

You can also make Armor and Weapon Black Stones in the Refinery (Level 3).

  • Armor Black Stones: 120x Black Stone Powder, 3x Sinner’s Blood, 2x Oil of Regeneration
  • Weapon Black Stones: 200x Black Stone Powder, 3x Tyrant’s Blood, 2x Oil of Fortitude.

Also in the Refinery, you will be able to make Reform Stones that are used to upgrade your gear to a higher rarity.

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  • Eky

    Hey Dulfy, thanks for this very nice guide.
    Platinum can be gathered by workers as a rare drop (human worker advised) from the zinc node in the Abandonned Iron Mine in Mediah.
    I also think I’ve got some from the zinc node in Omar’s Lava Cave but I’ll have to check it tomorrow.
    If you plan on doing a guide for Alchemy Stones, I’ve done and upgraded (or at least tried to, damn RNG^^) quite a lot of them and I’ve written down some numbers (xp by ingredients for polishing). I’ll be happy to share them with you if you’re interested.

    • Thank you, I will add the bit about platinum in. I would be happy to receive the numbers for alchemy stones as well 🙂

      • Drax

        I’ll second what Eky said about the Omar Lava Cave – it has a Zinc node, and it’s secondary drop is Platinum. I’ve been farming both it and the Abandoned Iron Mine one to get materials for my reform stones. =)

      • Eky

        Ok, so no need to confirm for Omar Lava Cave (But I do^^)
        I’ve sent you my Alchemy Stones data via email.

  • Kage

    Wow, great work as always. Thanks

  • Diceycle

    Are you sure about the 10x melted shard for the weapon crystals. i think thats an old translation error from the foundry. 2 melted shards are enough afaik

    • I took the recipe info from BDdatabase which I assume are datamined and therefore somewhat accurate.

      • Dádomatic

        There is no experience of elixir. The experience elixir gives 10% combat exp for 5 minutes. Why are you guides always full with false informations?.

  • FYI: Rough Opals can be gathered by worker in Mediah Shore copper mine.

  • Amy

    Good grief, you are amazing! Even just the mushroom part with pictures of exactly where to go.. for some reason I was searching and searching and couldn’t find the best place for cloud mushroom >< This will help so much. I always think your guides are best BTW!

  • Reikou

    Khuruto cave node doesn’t provide powder of earth, however Behr Riverhead should. I’ll be able to confirm in a couple hours when I get a few worker cycles in.

  • Botan

    Fantastic guide, thanks so much! I’m wondering if anyone knows how to trigger the quests in Glish? I have high gathering (skilled 10 I think) but only get a quest to make a medium health potion.

    • Chris

      Not sure if you figured this out Botan, but I had the same issue. Had to change the filter on the on-screen quest window to include alchemy quests. Not sure how it got disabled.

  • Carlos Lopez

    Crom’s Castle is Northeast of Veila

  • mots

    The Magic Crystal of Infinity – Valor gem requires Fruit of Destruction, not Sun.

  • Timo Coutura

    http://bddatabase.net/us/recipe/4/ seems to be wrong. The quest text of http://bddatabase.net/us/quest/2100/152/ and a commenter on the recipe states 4 sap and 4 mushrooms which do not work for me either. I’m skilled 1 atm.

  • Sanguine Sharp

    Thanks so much for this great guide and all the guides you do!

  • Silk

    A lot of Silk Honey Grass at Rhua Tree Stub to the NW, Fire Flakes also. Couldn’t find any at the listed node in the guide.

  • Haratu

    I place my alchemy in Florin with a container (containers in florin link to Olivia). Florin has lots of easy herb gathering from teh baskets, and if you go over the mountains itis only a short distance for olivia questing.

  • Aerynae

    I’ve been experimenting with the new Valencia bloods, and came up with the following results:

    Scorpion blood belongs in Group 3 (Weasel, Fox, Raccoon)
    Lion blood belongs in Group 4 (Bear, Troll, Ogre)
    Cobra blood belongs in Group 5 (Worm, Lizard, Bat, Kuku)

    Thanks for the great guides!

  • chicio

    Fantastic guide, thank you!

  • Constantin

    Awesome guide! I have one more thing to say. You said Sunrise Herb can be gathered at Cron Castle’s node that is on the East side of Heidel. It’s North-East of Velia, you might want to edit that. If i find anything else wrong i’ll let you know 😛

  • Ambersand

    Great reference, thanks so much.
    I’ve confirmed through several harvests that Fruit of Magic Power also drops when Tiger mushrooms are harvested. I found their hypha relatively easy to obtain compared to Emperor which I have never succeeded in collecting in the wild.

  • disqus_ngalOnz4QP

    So in the end ‘Metal solvent’ is made with shards or ingots?

  • amazing guide thanks for making it, will you be updating the new components from valencia which have been shared here in the comments section? thanks

    Aerynae

    4 months ago

    I’ve been experimenting with the new Valencia bloods, and came up with the following results:

    Scorpion blood belongs in Group 3 (Weasel, Fox, Raccoon)
    Lion blood belongs in Group 4 (Bear, Troll, Ogre)
    Cobra blood belongs in Group 5 (Worm, Lizard, Bat, Kuku)

    Thanks for the great guides!”

  • Hj Hacker

    database says grim reapers elixir is
    1x oil of fortitude
    4x powdered reagent
    2x sky mushroom
    2x monks branch
    4x trace of origin
    Did 200 procs with this recipe and worked fine
    As much as I would like it to be 3 x trace of origin it seems its not D:

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