Alchemical tool

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Alchemical tool
(Alchemical item)

Alchemical tool
Source: Ultimate Equipment, pg(s). 102

Alchemical tools are alchemical items created by alchemists for a variety of useful functions and are especially useful for adventurers. Tools are sometimes used in battle situations, to aid in deep dungeon environments, or as aids to crafting other alchemical items.1

Examples of alchemical tools

This list is unlikely to be comprehensive.2

a poison used in paint manufacture
see Arsenic
see Cadaverine
Flake white3
An alchemical paint
Honeysuckle absolute3
Isarn green3
An alchemical paint
see Matchstick
Newby Violet36
An alchemical paint named after a paint manufacturer, Newby, who works at Hessim, Newby, & Sage Paint Manufactory in Korvosa
Philosophic mercury or philosopher's mercury3
see Putrescine
See also: Quicksilver
see Mercury (element)
Thieves vinegar3
Tian red3
An alchemical paint
White lead3
See also: Lead
see White lead


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  1. Jason Bulmahn, et al. “Chapter 2: Gear” in Ultimate Equipment, 102. Paizo Inc., 2012
  2. Some of the more important alchemical substances have their own pages and a link is made to them where necessary. For a real-world substance, a link may also be made to Wikipedia for background information
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 Kevin Andrew Murphy. Thieves' Vinegar. Paizo Inc., 2013
  4. Paizo referred to matchsticks as tindertwigs until the publication of GM Core.
  5. Logan Bonner, et al. “11: Crafting & Treasure” in Core Rulebook, 554. Paizo Inc., 2019
  6. Mike McArtor. “Chapter 2: Places” in Guide to Korvosa, 30. Paizo Inc., 2008