Bombardier Tree

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Tree For: Alchemist
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Overview
Bombardiers create and throw powerful elemental concoctions; these Spellvials have a variety of effects, from massive damage to stopping enemies in their tracks. Bombardiers primarily take an offensive role, dealing with large groups of enemies effectively.
Core enhancements


EnhancementBenefitRanksAction
Points
SpentRequirements
Enhancement Alchemical Resistance Icon.png
Alchemical Resistance
  • +2 Magical Resistance Rating
110
  • Alchemist 1
Enhancement Arcane Oil Icon.png
Arcane Oil
  • All equipped weapons are considered Spellcasting Implements
  • While in Pyrite Reaction, you gain:
    • +5 Fire Spell Power
    • +5 Cold Spell Power
    • +5 Electric Spell Power
    • +5 Acid Spell Power
    • +5 Poison Spell Power
115
  • Alchemical Resistance
  • Alchemist 3
Enhancement Liquid Power I Fire Icon.png
Liquid Power I

Multiple Selection


Passive:

  • While in Pyrite Reaction, you gain:
    • +5 Fire Spell Power
    • +5 Cold Spell Power
    • +5 Electric Spell Power
    • +5 Acid Spell Power
    • +5 Poison Spell Power
Select an element to specialize in.
1110
  • Arcane Oil
  • Alchemist 6
Enhancement Liquid Power II Fire Icon.png
Liquid Power II

Multiple Selection


Passive:

  • While in Pyrite Reaction, you gain:
    • +2% Fire Spell Critical Damage
    • +2% Cold Spell Critical Damage
    • +2% Electric Spell Critical Damage
    • +2% Acid Spell Critical Damage
    • +2% Poison Spell Critical Damage
Select an element to specialize in.
1120
  • Liquid Power I
  • Alchemist 12
Enhancement Liquid Power III Fire Icon.png
Liquid Power III

Multiple Selection


Passive:

  • While in Pyrite Reaction, you gain:
    • +1 Conjuration DCs
Select an element to specialize in.
1130
  • Liquid Power II
  • Alchemist 18
Enhancement Multivial Fire Icon.png
Multivial

Multiple Selection


Passive:

  • +4 Intelligence
  • 2 Extra Burning Ambition Dice
  • While in Pyrite Reaction, you gain:
    • +2 Conjuration DCs
Select an element to specialize in.
1140
  • Liquid Power III
  • Alchemist 20
Tier 1 enhancements
EnhancementBenefitRanksAction
Points
SpentRequirements
Enhancement Vial of Flame Icon.png
Spell Vial

Multiple Selection

Select an element to specialize in.
311
  • Alchemist 1
Enhancement Arcane Knowledge Icon.png
Arcane Knowledge
Rank 1:
  • +1 Spellcraft
  • +1 Use Magic Device
Rank 2:
  • +2 Spellcraft
  • +2 Use Magic Device
Rank 3:
  • +3 Spellcraft
  • +3 Use Magic Device
311
  • Alchemist 1
Enhancement Subtlety 2 Icon.png
Magical Subtlety
Rank 1:
  • -20% Threat with Spells
Rank 2:
  • -40% Threat with Spells
Rank 3:
  • -60% Threat with Spells
311
  • Alchemist 1
Spell Critical- Elemental and Poison I Icon.png
Spell Critical Chance: Elemental and Poison I
  • +1% chance to critically hit with:
    • Acid Spells
    • Cold Spells
    • Electric Spells
    • Fire Spells
    • Poison Spells
121
  • Alchemist 1
Enhancement Wand and Scroll Mastery Icon.png
Wand and Scroll Mastery
Increases the effectiveness of your wands, scrolls, and other items that cast spells.
Rank 1:
  • +25% healing and damage
  • +1 Save DC to offensive Wands
Rank 2:
  • +50% healing and damage
  • +3 Save DC to offensive Wands
Rank 3:
  • +75% healing and damage
  • +6 Save DC to offensive Wands
311
  • Alchemist 1
Antirequisite
  • Wand and Scroll Mastery taken in any other tree.
Tier 2 enhancements
EnhancementBenefitRanksAction
Points
SpentRequirements
Enhancement Spell-Like Ability Rapid Condensation Icon.png
Spell-Like Ability Rapid Condensation
Spell Rapid Condensation Icon.pngSpell-Like Ability:
Rapid Condensation
Metamagic: Accelerate, Quicken
Primer Element: Gildleaf

Throw a bottle that explodes on impact, rapidly condensing wader in the air with a magical reaction that has the effect of the Obscuring Mist spell: A misty vapor arises, obscuring all sight, giving all creatures in the fog concealment (attackers have a 20% miss chance.) Obscuring mist can be burned away with fire spells that hit the area of the mist.
You may use Metamagic Feats when casting Spell-Like Abilities at no additional cost.
Rank 1:
  • Activation Cost: 4
  • Cooldown: 12
Rank 2:
  • Activation Cost: 3
  • Cooldown: 8
Rank 3:
  • Activation Cost: 2
  • Cooldown: 4
315
  • Alchemist 2
Efficient Maximize Icon.png
Efficient Metamagic

Multiple Selection

Reduce Metamagic cost by +2/4/6 (Empower), +3/6/9 (Maximize), +1/2/4 (Quicken)
325
  • Alchemist 2
Enhancement Stone of the Savant Icon.png
Stone of the Savant

Alchemist's Stone Toggle: While wielding an Orb in your off hand, you gain:

  • +1 Magical Resistance Rating per Alchemist Level
  • +1 Magical Resistance Rating Cap per Alchemist Level


You can only have one Alchemist's Stone Toggle active at a time.
125
  • Alchemist 2
Spell Critical- Elemental and Poison II Icon.png
Spell Critical Chance: Elemental and Poison II
  • +1% chance to critically hit with:
    • Acid Spells
    • Cold Spells
    • Electric Spells
    • Fire Spells
    • Poison Spells
125
  • Spell Critical: Elemental and Poison I
  • Alchemist 2
Enhancement Elemental Defenses Icon.png
Elemental Defenses
When enemy spells deal elemental damage to you, there's a 25% chance you'll gain temporary hitpoints for 30 seconds. This can trigger up to once every 12 seconds.
Rank 1:
  • Gain 10 temporary hitpoints
Rank 2:
  • Gain 20 temporary hitpoints
Rank 3:
  • Gain 30 temporary hitpoints
Elemental Damage includes Acid, Cold, Electric, Fire, Sonic
315
  • Alchemist 2
Tier 3 enhancements
EnhancementBenefitRanksAction
Points
SpentRequirements
Efficient Maximize Icon.png
Efficient Metamagic

Multiple Selection

Reduce Metamagic cost by +2/4/6 (Empower), +3/6/9 (Maximize), +1/2/4 (Quicken)
3210
  • Efficient Metamagic (Tier 2)
  • Alchemist 3
Enhancement Swift Ambition Icon.png
Swift Ambition

While your reaction is Pyrite, you gain:

  • +1 Reflex Save
  • An extra +1 Reflex Save for every 5 Alchemist levels
1210
  • Alchemist 3
Spell Critical- Elemental and Poison III Icon.png
Spell Critical Chance: Elemental and Poison III
  • +1% chance to critically hit with:
    • Acid Spells
    • Cold Spells
    • Electric Spells
    • Fire Spells
    • Poison Spells
1210
  • Spell Critical: Elemental and Poison II
  • Alchemist 3
Enhancement Intelligence Icon.png
Intelligence
  • +1 Intelligence
1210
  • Alchemist 3
Tier 4 enhancements
EnhancementBenefitRanksAction
Points
SpentRequirements
Spell Smoke Bomb Icon.png
Spell-Like Ability: Smoke Bomb
Spell Smoke Bomb Icon.pngSpell-Like Ability:
Smoke Bomb
Metamagic: Eschew Materials, Extend, Quicken
Cooldown: 12 Seconds
Primer Element: Gildleaf

Throw a bottle beneath you that explodes into a cloud of smoke and leaves you Invisible and Displaced for 12 Seconds
You may use Metamagic Feats when casting Spell-Like Abilities at no additional cost.
Rank 1:
  • Activation Cost: 25 Spell Points
Rank 2:
  • Activation Cost: 20 Spell Points
Rank 3:
  • Activation Cost: 15 Spell Points
3120
  • Alchemist 4
Enhancement Efficient Heighten Icon.png
Efficient Heighten
Reduce Metamagic Heighten cost by:
Rank 1:
  • -1 Spell Point cost
Rank 2:
  • -2 Spell Point cost
2220
Enhancement Burning Ambition Icon.png
Burning Ambition

While your reaction is Pyrite, your offensive Crimsonite and Guildleaf Alchemist spells will ignite your enemies with magic, dealing additional damage. This damage determines its element based on the element of the spell cast.

This ability begins at 1d4 damage, adding another 1d4 for each Burning Ambition die you get from other abilities. This damage scales with Spell Power.
1220
  • Swift Ambition
  • Alchemist 4
Spell Critical- Elemental and Poison IV Icon.png
Spell Critical Chance: Elemental and Poison IV
  • +1% chance to critically hit with:
    • Acid Spells
    • Cold Spells
    • Electric Spells
    • Fire Spells
    • Poison Spells
1220
  • Spell Critical: Elemental and Poison III
  • Alchemist 4
Enhancement Intelligence Icon.png
Intelligence
  • +1 Intelligence
1220
  • Intelligence (Tier 3)
  • Alchemist 4
Tier 5 enhancements
EnhancementBenefitRanksAction
Points
SpentRequirements
Spell Fiery Obliteration Icon.png
Elemental Obliteration

Multiple Selection

Select an element to for an explosive spell.
3130
  • Character Level 12
  • Alchemist 5
Enhancement Augmentation Icon.png
Augmentation
  • +2 Caster Levels with Crimsonite and Gildleaf spells.
1230
  • Character Level 12
  • Alchemist 5
Enhancement Inferno of Creation Icon.png
Inferno of Creation

When your Reaction is Pyrite:

  • +1 Burning Ambition die
  • Harmful Crimsonite spells will apply a stack of Vulnerable to enemies that have been ignited by at least 3 different elements of Burning Ambition

Vulnerable: You take 1% more damage for 3 seconds. This effect stacks up to 20 times, and loses one stack on expiration.
1130
  • Character Level 12
  • Burning Ambition
  • Alchemist 5
Enhancement Conjuration Focus Icon.png
Conjuration Focus
  • +2 Conjuration DCs
1130
  • Character Level 12
  • Alchemist 5
Enhancement Weakening Mixture Fire Icon.png
Weakening Mixture

Multiple Selection

Select an Element to specialize in.
1130
  • Character Level 12
  • Alchemist 5