A Guide to the Alchemy Skill Line, Crafting Alchemical Reagents into Potions

An Alchemy banner in the Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited

An Alchemy banner in the Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited.

Alchemy in the Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited (ESOTU) is the art of crafting Alchemical Reagents and solvents into potions. For a complete list of Alchemical Reagents, click here. Alchemical Reagents in ESOTU have four traits each. The crafting process involves matching like traits in different reagents along with a solvent; 2 reagents or more and a solvent are required. The reagent traits themselves are divided into two groups; positive, and negative. Alchemical crafting is done at an Alchemy Station. There is a skill line dedicated to Alchemy in ESOTU; it is one of the Crafting skill lines.

Reagents By Trait

Positive Negative
Restore Health Ravage Health
Restore Magicka Ravage Magicka
Restore Stamina Ravage Stamina
Increase Weapon Power Lower Weapon Power
Increase Spell Power Lower Spell Power
Weapon Crit Lower Weapon Crit
Spell Crit Lower Spell Crit
Increase Armor Lower Armor
Increase Spell Resist Lower Spell Resist
Unstoppable Stun
Speed Reduce Speed
Invisibility Detection

 

An Alchemy Station in the Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited

An Alchemy Station in the Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited.

Alchemy Skill Line

Skill Description
Solvent Proficiency Solvent Proficiency With each increase, the player can use a new solvent corresponding to the next level of resulting potions. This can be incremented 6 times.
Keen Eye: Reagents Keen Eye: Reagents This allows reagents to be seen easier in the world. This can be incremented 3 times; each increment corresponds to the range at which you can view reagents: 20/30/40 meters..
Medicinal Use Medicinal Use Potion effects last 10% longer. This can be incremented 3 times.
Chemistry Chemistry For each potion crafted, an additional will also be crafted.  This can be incremented 3 times.
Laboratory Use Laboratory Use Allows the use of three reagents in a potion.
Snakeblood Snakeblood The negative effects of potions are reduced by 50%. This can be incremented 3 times.