Once you reach Alchemy skill 325 and level 68, you may begin a quest to learn one of three specializations: Potion, Elixir, or Transmutation.
Table of Contents
- Benefits of Specializations
- Specialization Quests
- Changing specialization
1. Benefits of Specializations
Being specialized gives you a chance to create an extra 1 to 4 (for a total of 5) items while crafting Potions, Elixirs, or Transmutations.
For example, if you choose Master of Transmutations, you may get more than one Primal Might using the same materials needed to craft a single one. We don't know the exact percent, but it's somewhere around 15%.
2. Specialization Quests
Keep in mind, you can switch Alchemy specializations for only 150g, and you don't have to do the quest for the specialization you are switching to! It's usually better to do the cheapest/easiest quest and then switch to the specialization you want.
I would recommend going with Potion Master and then switch to Transmute or Elixir (or stay as Potion). Potion master only requires one Botanica run and a few cheap potions, while Transmute Master will be really expensive at the start of the expansion, and you may have to do 3-4 Black Morass to complete the Elixir Master quest.
2.1. Potion Master
To complete the quest, you will need:
You will also need the Botanist's Field Guide from the second boss in Botanica.
2.2. Elixir Master
You will also need 10x Essence of Infinity from Black Morass. The drop rate is really bad and you probably can't finish the quest in one run.
2.3. Transmute Master
To complete the quest, you will need: 4x Primal Might
3. Changing specialization
Changing Alchemy Specializations is very simple.
- Find the trainer where you learned your current specialization.
- Pay 150g to unlearn it.
- Now you can see any of the three specialization trainers and specialize without additional cost or questing.
The trainers are the same NPCs where you can get your specialization quests.