Supernatural Alchemy Guide

Alchemy skill is the biggest addition to the Supernatural Expansion pack besides the new life stages and can be done by every Sim! You do not have to be a witch. It also offers the opportunity of a new self employed career as an Alchemist if you have the Ambitions expansion pack.

Learning the actual skill can be done quite easily by reading up on alchemy books or researching on the alchemy station. Personally I recommend using the alchemy station as this interaction also teaches you new recipes.

Alchemy is different than for instance cooking where going to the next level means you automatically learn the new recipes. Every time you mix an elixir your skill also increases.

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The biggest and most challenging aspect of Alchemy? Gathering the ingredients needed to mix the elixirs.

You need to have these in your inventory when you start an elixir, as you cannot buy them while mixing. Ingredients range from any type of food ingredient to super rare insects. Gardening and Fishing skills are also important, and don’t forget the Collection Helper Lifetime Reward.

While every Sim can learn this skill, some of the supernaturals have some advantage with the collecting aspect. Witches have a conversion ritual spell that turns a collectible into a random other collectible and Faeries can make plants bloom so you can harvest them almost immediately. Werewolves can hunt for metals, gems and insects, when they hunt in packs with at least one other werewolf they find several (rare!) collectibles (alone they find only one or two at a time).

If you have the self-employed alchemist career, the Bottled Blessing of the Fae sells for the most money and is fairly easy to make. The fish and toadstools are easy to get, when you are a Witch the sunstone seems to show up often with the conversion ritual.

At the bottom of this page you will find information on how to get every ingredient and how difficult they are to get.

Recipes

Lvl

Icon

Worth

Recipe

Ingredients

Type

Effect

1 Posted Image 16 Vial of Bliss Posted Image
Any Food Ingredient
Beneficial, Temporary Social and Fun do not decrease for 6h
1 Posted Image 20 Invigorating Elixer Posted Image
Wolfsbane Flower
Beneficial, Temporary Sleep does not decrease for 6h
1 Posted Image 27 Flask of Sleep Posted Image
Any Mushroom
Harmful, Temporary Sleep bar empties and your Sim will fall asleep for 6h
1 Posted Image 16 Ad Nauseum Posted Image
Any Insect
Harmful, Temporary Nauseous moodlet with -25mood for 2h
2 Posted Image 14 Jar of Friendship Posted Image
Red Valarian Root
Beneficial, Permanent Your Sim: Be friends with yourself
Other Sim: Become friends with that Sim
2 Posted Image 64 Flask of Angry Bees Posted Image
Beeswax
Posted Image
Honey
Harmful, Temporary Bee attack! -200 for 15min moodlet, chance of bee sting (-30 24h)
2 Posted Image 18 Jar of Discord Posted Image
Mandrake Root
Harmful, Permanent Your Sim: Upset moodlet, -15mood 3h
Other Sim: Lose friendship with that Sim, Upset moodlet, -15mood 3h
2 Posted Image 28 Cure Elixer Posted Image
Red Valerian Root
Posted Image
Mandrake Root
Beneficial, Permanent Cures zombification when your Sim has it
3 Posted Image 87 Vampiric Sunscreen Posted Image
Any Metal
Posted Image
Any Insect
Beneficial, Temporary When the Sim is a vampire he/she is protected from the sun
3 Posted Image 68 Vial of Enlightenment Posted Image
Any Mushroom
Posted Image
Any Gem or Gem Powder
Beneficial, Temporary While the Sim sleeps they get a small random skill boost
3 Posted Image 62 Zombification Posted Image
Mandrake Root
Posted Image
Any Mushroom
Posted Image
Any Insect
Harmful, Temporary Turns Sim into a zombie for 2 days which gives -30mood
3 Posted Image 33 Melancholy Serum Posted Image
Mandrake Root
Posted Image
Any Fish
Harmful, Temporary Slows down Social and fun gain for 6h
4 Posted Image 45 Vial of Potent Bliss Posted Image
Any Food Ingredient
Posted Image
Red Toadstools
Beneficial, Temporary Social and Fun do not decrease for 24h
4 Posted Image 104 Skill Booster Posted Image
Red Valerian Root
Posted Image
Any Gem or Gem Powder
Beneficial, Permanent Increases a random skill
4 Posted Image 60 Large and in Charge Posted Image
Wolfsbane Flower
Posted Image
Links
Harmful, Permanent Makes the Sim fat
4 Posted Image 48 Essence of Magic Posted Image
Honey
Posted Image
Any Mushroom
Beneficial, Permanent Recharges the magic bar
4 Posted Image 60 Lean and Mean Posted Image
Wolsbane Flower
Posted Image
Apple
Beneficial, Permanent Makes the Sim fit
5 Posted Image 246 Personality Adjuster Posted Image
Red Valerian Root
Posted Image
Monarch Butterfly
Beneficial, Permanent Changes one personality trait to something else
5 Posted Image 167 Procreation Elixir* Posted Image
Wolfsbane Flower
Posted Image
Red Toadstools
Beneficial, Temporary Increased chance for twins and triplets for 8h
5 Posted Image 90 Flask of Potent Sleep Posted Image
Any Mushroom
Posted Image
Red Toadstools
Harmful, Temporary Sleep bar empties and your Sim will fall asleep for 24h
5 Posted Image 159 Potent Melancholy Serum Posted Image
Mandrake Root  
Posted Image
Any Fish
Posted Image
Spotlight Mushrooms
Harmful, Temporary Slows down Social and fun gain for 24h
6 Posted Image 328 Jar of Potent Friendship Posted Image
Red Valerian Root
Posted Image
Beeswax
Beneficial, Permanent Your Sim: Become Best Friends with yourself…
Other Sim:Instant Best Friends with a Sim
6 Posted Image 257 Potent Invigorating Elixir Posted Image
Wolsbane Flower
Posted Image
Spotlight Mushrooms
Beneficial, Temporary Sleep does not decrease for 24h
6 Posted Image 268 Jar of Potent Discord Posted Image
Mandrake Root
Posted Image
Beeswax
Harmful, Permanent Your Sim: Upset moodlet, -15mood for 3h
Other Sim:Loses entire friendship, Upset moodlet, -15mood for 3h
6 Posted Image 252 Liquid Job Booster* Posted Image
Smoky Quartz  
Posted Image
Spotlight Mushrooms
Beneficial, Temporary For 24h job performance is generated faster
7 Posted Image 295 Opposite Personality Posted Image
Toad
Posted Image
Any Metal
Beneficial, Permanent 2 traits turn to its opposite, neat -> slob for example
7 Posted Image 1475 Bottled Vampire’s Bite Posted Image
Red Valerian Root Posted Image
Bloodstone

Posted Image
Vampire Fish

Beneficial, Permanent Turns Sim into a Vampire
7 Posted Image 295 Vial of Potent Enlightenment* Posted Image
Any Mushroom
Posted Image
Emerald
Posted Image
Red Toadstools
Beneficial, Temporary During Sleep gain big skill boost
7 Posted Image 1413 Bottled Mummy Curse Posted Image
Crypt Moth
Posted Image
Scarab Beetle
Posted Image
Black Goldfish
Beneficial, Permanent Turns Sim into a Mummy
7 Posted Image 664 Potent Cure Elixir Posted Image
Wolfsbane Flower  
Posted Image
Glow Orbs
Posted Image
Ruby
Beneficial, Permanent Cures any SuperNatural inflication
8 Posted Image 1937 Bottled Curse of the Lycan Posted Image
Wolfsbane Flower
Posted Image
Moonstone
Posted Image
Silver
Beneficial, Permanent Turns Sim into a WereWolf
8 Posted Image 432 Potent Personality Adjuster Posted Image
Red Valerian Root
Posted Image
Monarch Butterfly
Posted Image
Glow Orbs
Beneficial, Temporary Changes all personality traits to something else
8 Posted Image 462 Age of Instant Posted Image
Royal Purple Butterfly
Posted Image
Any Fish
Posted Image
Red Valerian Root
Beneficial, Permanent Make it instantly the Sims’ birthday!
8 Posted Image 856 Clone Drone Posted Image
Any Metal
Posted Image
Luminous Salamander
Posted Image
Diamond
Beneficial, Temporary Creates a copy of the Sim who behaves like a friend, not a part of your household.
8 Posted Image 1862 Bottled SimBot Converter Posted Image
Iron
Posted Image
Gold
Posted Image
Palladium
Beneficial, Permanent Turns Sim into a Simbot
9 Posted Image 2039 Vial of Bottled Genie Posted Image
Firefly pratinus
Posted Image
Firefly caeruleus
Posted Image
Firefly purpureus
Beneficial, Permanent Turns Sim into a Genie
9 Posted Image 554 Potent Skill Booster Posted Image
Red Valerian Root
Posted Image
Any Gem or Gem Powder
Posted Image
Mycenas Mushrooms
Beneficial, Permanent Increases a random skill a lot
9 Posted Image 597 Fountain of Youth Elixir* Posted Image
Tanzanite
Posted Image
Green Swallowtail Butterfly
Posted Image
Any Mushroom
Beneficial, Permanent Makes the Sim a lifestage younger
9 Posted Image 655 Potent Zombification* Posted Image
Mandrake Root
Posted Image
Glow Orbs
Posted Image
Rhinoceros Beetle
Harmful, Temporary Turns Sim into a Zombie
9 Posted Image 1964 Bottled Witches’ Brew Posted Image
Toad
Posted Image
Light Beetle
Posted Image
Moonstone
Beneficial, Permanent Turns Sim into a Witch
10 Posted Image 2114 Bottled Blessing of the Fae Posted Image
Red Toadstools
Posted Image
Sunstone
Posted Image
Fairy Damsel
Beneficial, Permanent Turns Sim into a Faerie
10 Posted Image 1238 Wish Enhancing Serum Posted Image
Red Admiral Butterfly
Posted Image
Any Gem or Gem Powder
Posted Image
Any Mushroom
Beneficial, Temporary Gives 24h moodlet that a wish is more statisfying
10 Posted Image 1627 Midas Touch Posted Image
Gold
Posted Image
Yellow Sapphire
Posted Image
Luminous Salamander
Beneficial, Temporary 6h moodlet that allows any object to be turned into gold and worth twice its original value
10 Posted Image 836 Origin of the Tragic Clown* Posted Image
Any Insect
Posted Image
Mycenas Mushrooms
Posted Image
Tragic Clown Fish
Harmful, Temporary Turns Sim into a Tragic Clown

* = Recipes that you can only learn by recipe books, buy them from the bookstore or potionshop.


How to get the Alchemy Ingredients

Icon

Name

Difficulty to Get

Where to Get

Posted Image Wolfsbane Flower Easy
  • Start Alchemy skill
  • Potionshop (common)
  • Many plants in the world at community lots and (empty) houses
Posted Image Red Valarian Root Easy
  • Start Alchemy skill
  • Potionshop (common)
  • Many plants in the world at community lots and (empty) houses
Posted Image Beeswax Easy-Medium
  • Potionshop
  • Beekeeping box
Posted Image Honey Easy
  • Grocery Shop
  • Beekeeping box
Posted Image Mandrake Root Easy
  • Start Alchemy and/or Gardening skill
  • Potionshop (common)
  • Many plants in the world at community lots and (empty) houses
Posted Image Red Toadstools Easy
  • Potionshop
  • Many plants in the world at community lots and (empty) houses
Posted Image Links Easy
  • Grocery Store
Posted Image Apple Easy
  • Grocery Store
  • Many plants in the world at community lots and (empty) houses
  • Witch lvl 0 Conjure Apple
Posted Image Monarch Butterfly Easy
  • Randomly shows up at insect spawn points
Posted Image Spotlight Mushrooms Medium
  • Potionshop
  • Shows up randomly in the world at night (glows)
Posted Image Smoky Quartz Easy-Medium
  • Randomly shows up at gem spawn points
Posted Image Toad Easy
  • Can get while fishing in fresh water
  • Bait: Red Toadstools
Posted Image Bloodstone Medium
  • Randomly shows up at gem spawn points
Posted Image Vampire Fish Medium
  • Fish at the graveyard lake during 6am-midnight
  • Bait: Garlic
Posted Image Crypt Moth Hard
  • Hard to find in Egypt
Posted Image Scarab Beetle Hard
  • Hard to find in Egypt
Posted Image Black Goldfish Medium
  • Fish for it in lakes
  • Bait: Goldfish
Posted Image Glow Orbs Medium-Hard
  • Potionshop
  • Few plants in the world (rare)
Posted Image Ruby Easy
  • Randomly shows up at gem spawn points
Posted Image Moonstone Easy
  • Randomly shows up at gem spawn points
Posted Image Silver Easy-Medium
  • Randomly shows up at metal spawn points
Posted Image Royal Purple Butterfly Hard
  • Randomly shows up at insect spawn points
Posted Image Luminous Salamander Medium
  • Fish for it in salt water
  • Bait: Mycenas
Posted Image Iron Medium
  • Randomly shows up at metal spawn points
Posted Image Gold Easy
  • Randomly shows up at metal spawn points
Posted Image Palladium Hard
  • Randomly shows up at metal spawn points
Posted Image Firefly pratinus Medium
  • Randomly shows up at insect spawn points between midnight-6am
Posted Image Firefly caeruleus Hard
  • Randomly shows up at insect spawn points between midnight-6am
Posted Image Firefly purpureus Medium-Hard
  • Randomly shows up at insect spawn points between midnight-6am
Posted Image Mycenas Mushrooms Medium
  • Potionshop
  • Few plants in the world at community lots and (empty) houses
Posted Image Tanzanite Hard
  • Randomly shows up at gem spawn points
Posted Image Green Swallowtail Butterfly Medium
  • Randomly shows up at insect spawn points
Posted Image Rhinoceros Beetle Hard
  • Randomly shows up at insect spawn points
Posted Image Light Beetle Easy
  • Randomly shows up at insect spawn points
Posted Image Sunstone Medium
  • Randomly shows up at gem spawn points
Posted Image Fairy Damsel Hard
  • Fish in Saltwater
  • Bait: Glow Orb Mushrooms
Posted Image Red Admiral Butterfly Medium
  • Randomly shows up at insect spawn points
Posted Image Yellow Sapphire Medium
  • Randomly shows up at gem spawn points
Posted Image Tragic Clown Fish Hard
  • Fish in Saltwater
  • Bait: Watermelon

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