I got tried of looking through the entire recipe list whenever I was selling stuff to empty my inventory, so I made a list of collectibles that are required as ingredients. The full list of alchemy recipes are at the bottom.
Potions (not Elixirs) are on the Generations Chemistry page.
Unlike Ambitions Careers, self-employed Alchemists do not receive a special reward. However, attaining level 10 in the Alchemy skill (regardless of career) starts an Opportunity chain that ends with the Philosopher’s Stone (which is also available as a Lifetime Reward).
Seven recipes require recipe books, which are available at the Elixir Store (sometimes) and the Bookshop (always; wait for a sale).
Notes on Elixirs
(Potent) Skill Booster – Raises a random skill, possibly a skill your sim does not have/want.
Wish Enhancing Serum – Completing your Lifetime Wish while under the effect will double the Lifetime Happiness Points you receive.
Clone Drone – Unlike other forms of cloning, the clone is not added to the family, and has no blood relationship with anyone. The clone has the original’s appearance and personality, and no skills or relationships.
Midas Touch – Converting a sim to gold lasts for six hours. Converting an item to gold doubles its value permanently, and the item can still be used as normal.
Drinking a converter will override any current lifestate (ie. you will still be affected if you are already non-human). A lifestate from an expansion requires that expansion to be installed for the Elixir to be available.
The Supernatural lifestates (Fairy, Witch, Werewolf) each have a hidden skill that gives more powers as they level up.
If you change your lifestate, you lose access to your powers, but you do not lose any progress in your hidden skill, so if you return to your previous state, you still have access to your previous powers. Ie. A maxed out fairy can cast “Inner Beauty”. If that fairy becomes a werewolf, she can no longer “Play Fairy Trick”. If she becomes a fairy again, she will again be able to cast “Inner Beauty” and does not have to start over developing her fairy skills.
Useful Collectibles List
Most Sims 3 Supernatural mushrooms are necessary (Wolfsbane Flower, Mandrake Root, Red Valerian Root, Red Toadstools, Mycenas, Spotlight Mushrooms and Glow Orbs). Mushrooms unused in Alchemy are Porcinis, White Caps, Truffles and Ghost Chili.
If a gem is required, any form of the gem can be used, even gem dust.
Fairy Dust isn’t an ingredient in any recipe (which I find surprising).
|Silver||Bottled Curse of the Lycan|
|Gold, Iron, Palladium||Bottled Simbot Converter|
|Smoky Quartz||Liquid Job Booster|
|Emerald||Vial of Potent Enlightenment|
|Ruby||Potent Cure Elixir|
|Tanzanite||Fountain of Youth Elixir|
|Yellow Sapphire||Midas Touch|
|Bloodstone||Bottled Vampire’s Bite|
|Moonstone||Bottled Curse of the Lycan, Bottled Witches’ Brew|
|Sunstone||Bottled Blessing of the Fae|
|Links||Large and In Charge|
|Apple||Lean and Mean|
|Black Goldfish||Bottled Mummy Curse|
|Tragic Clownfish||Origin of the Tragic Clown|
|Vampire Fish||Bottled Vampire’s Bite|
|Toad||Opposite Personality, Bottled Witches’ Brew|
|Luminous Salamander Fish||Midas Touch, Clone Drone|
|Fairy Damsel Fish||Bottled Blessing of the Fae|
|Monarch Butterfly||Personality Adjuster, Potent Personality Adjuster|
|Red Admiral Butterfly||Wish Enhancing Serum|
|Light Beetle (uc)||Bottled Witches’ Brew|
|Green Swallowtail Butterfly (uc)||Fountain of Youth Elixir|
|Royal Purple Butterfly (uc)||Age of Instant|
|Crypt Moth (uc, WA)||Bottled Mummy Curse|
|Rhinoceros Beetle (uc)||Potent Zombification|
|Scarab Beetle (uc, WA)||Bottled Mummy Curse|
|Firefly pratinus, Firefly caeruleus (uc),|
Firefly purpureus (r)
|Vial of Bottled Genie|
Complete Alchemy Elixir List
|1||Ad Nauseum||Any Insect|
|1||Vial of Bliss||Any Food Ingredient|
|1||Flask of Sleep||Any Mushroom|
|1||Invigorating Elixir||Wolfsbane Flower|
|2||Jar of Discord||Mandrake Root|
|2||Jar of Friendship||Red Valerian Root|
|2||Cure Elixir||Red Valerian Root, Mandrake Root|
|2||Flask of Angry Bees||Beeswax, Honey|
|3||Vial of Enlightenment||Any Mushroom, Any Gem|
|3||Melancholy Serum||Mandrake Root, Any Fish|
|3||Zombification||Mandrake Root, Any Mushroom, Any Insect |
|3||Vampiric Sunscreen||Any Metal, Any Insect|
|4||Vial of Potent Bliss||Any Food Ingredient, Red Toadstools|
|4||Large and In Charge||Wolfsbane Flower, Links|
|4||Lean and Mean||Wolfsbane Flower, Apple|
|4||Essence of Magic||Honey, Any Mushroom|
|4||Skill Booster4||Red Valerian Root, Any Gem|
|5||Potent Melancholy Serum||Spotlight Mushroom, Mandrake Root, Any Fish|
|5||Personality Adjuster||Red Valerian Root, Monarch Butterfly|
|5||Procreation Elixir||Wolfsbane Flower, Red Toadstools|
|5||Flask of Potent Sleep||Any Mushroom, Red Toadstools|
|6||Jar of Potent Friendship||Red Valerian Root, Beeswax|
|6||Jar of Potent Discord||Mandrake Root, Beeswax|
|6||Liquid Job Booster||Smoky Quartz, Spotlight Mushrooms|
|6||Potent Invigorating Elixir||Wolfsbane Flower, Spotlight Mushrooms|
|7||Bottled Mummy Curse||Crypt Moth, Scarab Beetle, Black Goldfish|
|7||Bottled Vampire’s Bite||Red Valerian Root, Bloodstone, Vampire Fish|
|7||Opposite Personality||Toad, Any Metal, Mycenas|
|7||Vial of Potent Enlightenment||Any Mushroom, Emerald, Red Toadstools|
|7||Potent Cure Elixir||Wolfsbane Flower, Glow Orbs, Ruby|
|8||Bottled Curse of the Lycan||Wolfsbane Flower, Moonstone, Silver|
|8||Potent Personality Adjuster||Red Valerian Root, Monarch Butterfly, Glow Orbs|
|8||Clone Drone||Any Metal, Luminous Salamander Fish, Diamond|
|8||Bottled Simbot Converter||Iron, Gold, Palladium|
|8||Age of Instant||Royal Purple Butterfly, Any Fish, Red Valerian Root|
|9||Potent Zombification||Mandrake Root, Glow Orbs, Rhinoceros Beetle|
|9||Fountain of Youth Elixir||Tanzanite, Green Swallowtail Butterfly, Any Mushroom|
|9||Bottled Witches’ Brew||Toad, Light Beetle, Moonstone|
|9||Vial of Bottled Genie||Firefly pratinus, Firefly caeruleus, Firefly purpureus|
|9||Potent Skill Booster||Red Valerian Root, Any Gem, Mycenas|
|10||Origin of the Tragic Clown||Any Insect, Mycenas, Tragic Clownfish|
|10||Midas Touch||Gold, Yellow Sapphire, Luminous Salamander Fish|
|10||Bottled Blessing of the Fae||Red Toadstools, Sunstone, Fairy Damsel Fish|
|10||Wish Enhancing Serum||Red Admiral Butterfly, Any Gem, Any Mushroom|
Lord Vladimir’s Magic Cauldron
The Sims 3 Store item, Lord Vladimir’s Magic Cauldron, adds several potions, which can only be drank directly from the cauldron. Only one of them is truly useful.
The Magic Cauldron also has a “Conjure” interaction, which creates a random collectible (costing Energy). I put a cauldron near where I keep my urns, and the ghosts will sometimes conjure up items. A sim under the effect of a (Potent) Invigorating Elixir will not be able to conjure.
|Sleeping||Three Fish|| |
|Hunger||Three Food|| |
|Hygiene||Three Metals||Sim will perform hygiene interactions (brush teeth, shower).|
|Emotion||Three Gems||Sim will perform romantic interactions.|
|Vanity||Three Butterflies||Sim will admire themselves in a mirror and change clothes.|
|Teleportation||Life Fruit, Rainbow Butterfly, Luminorious Gem||Teleport anywhere.|
|Sparkle||Rainbow Beetle, Rainbow Gem, Rainbow Trout||Hunger, Hygiene and Fun fills. House cleans itself.|
|Speed Reading||Diamond, Gold, Black Goldfish||On drinking, your sim reads all the books in their inventory.|
Sims 3 Store Magic Items and Supernatural
Using Lord Vladimir’s Magic Cauldron raises Alchemy.
Using the Soothsayer’s Crystal Ball with another sim raises job performance in the Fortune Teller career.
Using the Crystall Ball, Malleable Mimic Voodoo Doll and Lady Ravendancer Goth’s Book o’ Spells will raise Spellcasting (the hidden skill for Witches). You will get a popup saying that you can now cast a new spell. This can be confusing if your sim is not a witch, since they will not be able to cast. Should your sim become a witch, they will be able to access their (raised) hidden skill.
The Voodoo Doll has added interactions for humans, Werewolves, Fairies and Zombies.
Sims 3 Store More Magic Set Free Download
The Sims 3 Store has a confusing configuration of items for their sets with magic items. The Enchanted Bundle of Dark Dealings set has nine items, including –
♥ Lord Vladimir’s Magic Cauldron
♥ Soothsayer’s Crystal Ball
♥ Malleable Mimic Voodoo Doll
♥ Lady Ravendancer Goth’s Book o’ Spells
The Dark Dealings set includes all items in the Soothsayers Crystal Ball set.
The More Magic! set has 12 items, including all items in the Dark Dealings set except the Book of Spells, which also appears in the Gothique Library venue set.
♥ Free Download The Enchanted Bundle of Dark Dealings – Get this if you want the four magic items (and a few extras) only.
♥ Free Download More Magic! – Lord Vladimir’s Magic Cauldron, Soothsayer’s Crystal Ball, Malleable Mimic Voodoo Doll and more items.
♥ Free Download Gothique Library – Library Venue and Lady Ravendancer Goth’s Book o’ Spells.
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