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Alchemical creations

Crafting Concoctions

You can craft and buy concoctions that are available on the Alchemy Power Source, paying the same price as scrolls:

  • 75 sp for 1 catalyst
  • 375 sp for 2 catalysts
  • 1,500 sp for 3 catalysts
  • 6,000 sp for 4 catalysts
  • 25,000 sp for 5 catalysts

Standard Alchemical Creations

Kits

NameCostWeight
Alchemist’s Supplies50 sp3.75 kg

Alchemist’s Supplies

(50 sp, 3.75 kg)

Alchemist’s supplies include two glass beakers, a metal frame to hold a beaker in place over an open flame, a glass stirring rod, a small mortar and pestle, and a pouch of common alchemical ingredients, including salt, powdered iron, and purified water. Alchemist’s supplies enable a character to craft useful concoctions.

Potions

NameCostWeight
Mana Potion0.23 kg
Stamina Potion0.23 kg
VariantManaCost
Grade I1d250 sp
Grade II1d4150 sp
Grade III2d4375 sp
Grade IV3d4750 sp

Mana Potion

varies, (0.23 kg)

As a bonus action, a character who drinks the magical blue fluid in this vial regains an amount of mana or psi as specified in the variant.

VariantStaminaCost
Grade I1d450 sp
Grade II1d8150 sp
Grade III2d8375 sp
Grade IV3d8750 sp

Stamina Potion

varies, (0.23 kg)

As a bonus action, a character who drinks the magical yellow fluid in this vial regains a number of stamina dice as specified in the variant.

Illumination

NameCostWeight
Sunrod2 sp0.45 kg
Tindertwig1 sp

Sunrod

(2 sp, 0.45 kg)

This 30-centimeters-long, gold-tipped iron rod glows brightly when struck (an action). It sheds bright light in a 9-meters radius and dim light 9 meters beyond that. It glows for 6 hours, after which the gold tip is burned out and worthless.

Tindertwig

(1 sp, 0)

The alchemical substance on the end of this small, wooden stick ignites when struck against a rough surface. Creating a flame with a tindertwig is much faster than creating a flame with flint and steel (or a magnifying glass) and tinder.

Utility

NameCostWeight
Alchemical Grease5 sp0.45 kg
Bloodblock (10 doses)8 sp0.23 kg
Dye15 sp0.45 kg
Ink, Glowing5 sp
Ink, Invisible
Oil (flask)1 cp0.45 kg
Oil, Keros5 sp0.45 kg
Perfume5 sp0.11 kg
Scent Cloak20 sp1 kg
Smelling Salts25 sp0.11 kg

Alchemical Grease

(5 sp, 0.45 kg)

Each pot of this slick black goo has sufficient contents to cover one Medium or two Small creatures. If you coat yourself in alchemical grease, you have advantage on Acrobatics checks to Escape; this lasts 4 hours or until you wash it off.

Bloodblock (10 doses)

(8 sp, 0.23 kg)

This gooey, pinkish substance helps treat wounds. The kit has ten doses. When you make a Medicine check to Stabilize, you can expend one dose to gain advantage on the check.

Dye

(15 sp, 0.45 kg)

As an action, you can splash the dye in this flask onto a creature within 1.5 meters of you or throw it up to 9/18 meters, shattering it on impact. In either case, make a ranged attack against a target creature or object, treating the dye as an improvised weapon. On a hit, the target is covered in dye. This dye (available in several colors) creates an obvious stain wherever splashed. Washing has no effect for the first 72 hours (though magic can erase it), but it fades completely after 2 weeks.

Ink, Glowing

(5 sp, )

Glowing ink emits a faint but steady light (typically red or green) that allows you to read it even in normal darkness. Creatures have advantage on Perception checks to locate objects with glowing ink. Mixing glowing ink with marker dye makes the dye glow in the dark until it fades.

VariantCost
Simple2 sp
Average10 sp
Good25 sp
Superior75 sp

Ink, Invisible

Messages written with invisible ink only become visible under specific circumstances. Revealing the secret message with the proper triggering agent is an action per page of text.

Simple: This ink is keyed to a single, fairly common trigger, such heat or vinegar. A successful DC 15 Alchemy check takes 1 hour and reveals the message without the proper trigger.

Average: This ink is keyed to either two common triggers or one uncommon trigger, such as blood or acid. A successful DC 20 Alchemy check takes 1 hour and reveals the message without the proper trigger.

Good: This ink is keyed to either two uncommon triggers or one rare trigger, such as a specific vintage of wine or a specific kind of monster’s blood. A successful DC 25 Alchemy check takes 1 hour and reveals the message without the proper trigger.

Superior: This ink is keyed to either two rare triggers or one unique trigger, such as the blood of a specific person. A successful DC 30 Alchemy check takes 1 hour and reveals the message without the proper trigger.

Oil (flask)

(1 cp, 0.45 kg)

Oil usually comes in a clay flask that holds 470 milliliters. As an action, you can splash the oil in this flask onto a creature within 1.5 meters of you or throw it up to 9/18 meters, shattering it on impact. In either case, make a ranged attack against a target creature or object, treating the oil as an improvised weapon. On a hit, the target is covered in oil. If the target takes any fire damage before the oil dries (after 1 minute), the target takes an additional 5 fire damage from the burning oil. You can also pour a flask of oil on the ground to cover a 1.5-meters-square area, provided that the surface is level. If lit, the oil burns for 2 rounds and deals 5 fire damage to any creature that enters the area or ends its turn in the area. A creature can take this damage only once per turn.

Oil, Keros

(5 sp, 0.45 kg)

Also known as firebreather’s oil, this bitter liquid is harder to ignite than common oil but burns quickly at a low temperature, making it ideal for exotic performers. As an action, you can spit a mouthful of keros oil past an open flame (such as a candle, tindertwig, or torch) to ignite it, creating a brief burst of fire. Each creature in a 3-meters-cone must succeed on a DC 13 Reflex saving throw or take 1d6 fire damage. A bottle of keros oil holds enough for 10 mouthfuls.

Perfume

(5 sp, 0.11 kg)

Perfume and cologne are common accessories for those who hope to avoid offending through scent. More expensive scents are available in finer quarters of any city. Each vial contains 10 applications, with a single dose lasting for 8 hours during which its wearer may gains a +2 bonus on all Charisma checks, at the GM’s discretion.

Scent Cloak

(20 sp, 1 kg)

As an action, you can apply this collection of coarsely ground spices, seeds, and alchemical reagents to yourself to override your scent, preventing creatures from identifying your smell as something unique and increasing the DC of tracking you by scent by 5 for 24 hours. Washing for 1 round removes the scent cloak.

Smelling Salts

(25 sp, 0.11 kg)

As an action, you can open a container of sharply scented gray crystals so a creature inhales them. A creature who inhales smelling salts can repeat a saving throw against any spell or effect that has rendered it unconscious.

If a creature inhales smelling salts while dying, it immediately becomes conscious, but is slowed to level 3 for 1 round. The creature must still make death saving throws each round. If it performs any action or bonus action it gains a death saving throw failure after completing the act and falls unconscious again if it is still at 0 health.

A container of smelling salts has dozens of uses if stoppered after each use, but depletes in a matter of hours if left opened.