ALCHEMY (verb)

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The ALCHEMY verb allows for the use of the alchemy guild skills. There are several options for this verb, which allow for the completion of various tasks required for alchemy. Skills available through this verb include Examine, Seal, Boil, Simmer, Chant, Distill, Extract, Infuse, Refract, and Channel.

Note that the effects of Haste (535) are ignored by all variations of the ALCHEMY verb.

Usage:
    ALCHEMY {option}

Where {option} is one of the following:
    SEAL        Seal a solution to create a finished product.

    SIMMER      Simmer a solution.
    BOIL        Boil a solution.
    CHANT       Chant the incantation of a spell into a solution.
    DISTILL     Distill a liquid using an alembic.
    EXTRACT     Extract a substance using a crucible.
    INFUSE      Infuse mana into a solution.
    REFRACT     Refract light through a gem lens into a solution.
    CHANNEL     Channel spirit into a solution.

    EXAMINE     Examine an item to determine if it is a valid ingredient.

Taught at Starting Ranks of Alchemy

ALCHEMY EXAMINE
Allows a character to examine the alchemical properties of an ingredient.
ALCHEMY BOIL
Used to boil the ingredients within the cauldron. Used as an intermediate step in many recipes.
ALCHEMY SIMMER
Used to simmer the ingredients within the cauldron. Used as an intermediate step in many recipes.
ALCHEMY SEAL
Used to complete the recipe.
ALCHEMY CHANT
Used to include a spell in the recipe. The spell must be known to the alchemist. (This results in many alchemy recipes being profession-specific.) Uses the same quantity of mana that casting the spell would.

Taught at Advanced Ranks of Alchemy

ALCHEMY EXTRACT
Used to produce intermediate ingredients. Must be done in one of the alchemy workrooms. Eligible items include any item skinned from a troll, ayanad crystal (and its variants), vials of sea water, and a few others.
Taught at rank 15, General Alchemy
ALCHEMY DISTILL
Used to produce intermediate ingredients. Must be done in one of the alchemy workrooms.
Taught at rank 15, General Alchemy
ALCHEMY INFUSE
Used to infuse mana into ingredients. This will slowly drain a small amount of mana (generally 10-20 points) spread over several bursts during a single hard roundtime.
Taught at rank 30, General Alchemy
ALCHEMY REFRACT
Used to refract light into ingredients. Refracting will result in recipes being make-able only in daytime or nighttime.
Taught at rank 45, General Alchemy
ALCHEMY CHANNEL
Used to channel spirit points into advanced recipes. Consumes 2 spirit points per attempt.
Taught at rank 50, General Alchemy