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Alchemy Manual

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Pathfinder Player Companion: Alchemy Manual
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Book - Sourcebook
Rule set
April 30, 2014

Alchemy Manual, a Pathfinder Player Companion accessory written by Jason Nelson, Patrick Renie, and David N. Ross, was released on April 30, 2014.

Master your Craft!Harness the powers of alchemy with Pathfinder Player Companion: Alchemy Manual! Along with nearly 100 never-before-seen alchemical items, this volume features a brand-new rules subsystem for creating potent alchemical items on the fly using a variety of alchemical reagents and alchemical recipes. Whether you're brewing the magical dwarven ales of the Five Kings Mountains or honing the deadly secrets of the Daggermark Poisoners' Guild, you'll discover all the tools you need inside the Alchemy Manual!

Inside this book, you'll find:

  • New rules for crafting a wide variety of alchemical items in mere seconds using specialized reagents and alchemical processes.
  • Over 85 new alchemical tools, weapons, remedies, poisons, and drugs. Entangle your foes with Kyonin alchemical arrows, bolster your allies' defenses with Belkzen bloodgorge or Pei Zin incense, and disintegrate the armor of entire armies with Thuvian wish alchemy.
  • Details on some of Golarion's most famous alchemical practitioners and their methods, including the firework makers of Varisia, the dero magisters of the Darklands, and the homunculus crafters of Ustalav.
  • New ways to craft and use alchemical items ranging from the practical to the bizarre, such as a method to use herbalism in place of alchemy and rules for crafting living oozes from raw ingredients.
  • A new class archetype, over a dozen new pieces of adventuring gear, new magic bottles to contain your alchemical creations, and much more!


For Your Character
p. 2
Spontaneous Alchemy
p. 4
Belkzen War Alchemy
p. 6
Daggermark Poisons
p. 8
Derro Fungus Alchemy
p. 10
Dwarven Magic Ales
p. 12
p. 14
Magic Flasks and Bottles
p. 16
Katapeshi Drug Crafting
p. 18
Kyonin Alchemical Archery
p. 20
Oenopion Ooze Alchemy
p. 22
Dungoneering Equipment
p. 24
Pei Zin Herbalism
p. 26
Thuvian Wish Alchemy
p. 28
Varisian Fireworks
p. 30
Next Month!
p. 32
Alchemical Reagents
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