Bombardier Tree

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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


EnhancementBenefitRanksAPPoints 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
  • Choose an element to specialize in.
    • Enhancement Liquid Power I Acid Icon.png Liquid Power: Acid: You gain +1 Caster level with Acid Spells
    • Enhancement Liquid Power I Cold Icon.png Liquid Power: Cold: You gain +1 Caster level with Cold Spells
    • Enhancement Liquid Power I Electric Icon.png Liquid Power: Electric: You gain +1 Caster level with Electric Spells
    • Enhancement Liquid Power I Fire Icon.png Liquid Power: Fire: You gain +1 Caster level with Fire Spells
    • Enhancement Liquid Power I Poison Icon.png Liquid Power: Poison: You gain +1 Caster level with Poison Spells
  • 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
1110
  • Arcane Oil
  • Alchemist 6
Enhancement Liquid Power II Fire Icon.png
Liquid Power II
  • Choose an element to specialize in.
    • Enhancement Liquid Power II Acid Icon.png Liquid Power: Acid: You gain +1 Caster level with Acid Spells
    • Enhancement Liquid Power II Cold Icon.png Liquid Power: Cold: You gain +1 Caster level with Cold Spells
    • Enhancement Liquid Power II Electric Icon.png Liquid Power: Electric: You gain +1 Caster level with Electric Spells
    • Enhancement Liquid Power II Fire Icon.png Liquid Power: Fire: You gain +1 Caster level with Fire Spells
    • Enhancement Liquid Power II Poison Icon.png Liquid Power: Poison: You gain +1 Caster level with Poison Spells
  • 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
1120
  • Liquid Power I
  • Alchemist 12
Enhancement Liquid Power III Fire Icon.png
Liquid Power III
  • Choose an element to specialize in.
    • Enhancement Liquid Power III Acid Icon.png Liquid Power: Acid: You gain +1 Caster level with Acid Spells
    • Enhancement Liquid Power III Cold Icon.png Liquid Power: Cold: You gain +1 Caster level with Cold Spells
    • Enhancement Liquid Power III Electric Icon.png Liquid Power: Electric: You gain +1 Caster level with Electric Spells
    • Enhancement Liquid Power III Fire Icon.png Liquid Power: Fire: You gain +1 Caster level with Fire Spells
    • Enhancement Liquid Power III Poison Icon.png Liquid Power: Poison: You gain +1 Caster level with Poison Spells
  • +1 Burning Ambition Dice
  • While in Pyrite Reaction, you gain:
    • +1 Conjuration DC
1130
  • Liquid Power II
  • Alchemist 18
Enhancement Multivial Fire Icon.png
Multivial

Activation Cost: 15 Spell Points
Cooldown: 12 seconds

Choose an element to specialize in.
Enhancement Multivial Acid Icon.png Spell-Like Ability: Mulivial of Acid

Spell Multivial- Acid Icon.pngSpell-Like Ability:
Multivial of Acid

Enhancement Multivial Cold Icon.png Spell-Like Ability: Mulivial of Frost

Spell Multivial of Frost Icon.pngSpell-Like Ability:
Multivial of Frost

Enhancement Multivial Electric Icon.png Spell-Like Ability: Mulivial of Sparks

Spell Multivial of Sparks Icon.pngSpell-Like Ability:
Multivial of Sparks

Enhancement Multivial Fire Icon.png Spell-Like Ability: Mulivial of Flame

Spell Multivial of Flame Icon.pngSpell-Like Ability:
Multivial of Flame

Enhancement Multivial Poison Icon.png Spell-Like Ability: Mulivial of Poison

Spell Multivial of Poison Icon.pngSpell-Like Ability:
Multivial of Poison
  • You may use Metamagic Feats when casting Spell-Like Abilities at no additional cost.
  • While in Pyrite Reaction, you gain:
    • +2 Conjuration DC
  • 2 extra Burning Ambition Dice
  • +4 Intelligence
1140
  • Liquid Power III
  • Alchemist 20
Tier 1 enhancements
EnhancementBenefitRanksAPPoints SpentRequirements
Enhancement Vial of Flame Icon.png
Spell Vial
Enhancement Venom Vial Icon.png Spell-Like Ability: Venom Vial
Spell Vial of Venom Icon.pngSpell-Like Ability:
Vial of Venom

Enhancement Vial of Acid Icon.png Spell-Like Ability: Vial of Acid

Spell Vial of Acid Icon.pngSpell-Like Ability:
Vial of Acid

Enhancement Vial of Flame Icon.png Spell-Like Ability: Vial of Flame

Spell Vial of Flame Icon.pngSpell-Like Ability:
Vial of Flame

Enhancement Vial of Frost Icon.png Spell-Like Ability: Vial of Frost

Spell Vial of Frost Icon.pngSpell-Like Ability:
Vial of Frost

Enhancement Vial of Sparks Icon.png Spell-Like Ability: Vial of Sparks

Spell Vial of Sparks Icon.pngSpell-Like Ability:
Vial of Sparks
Rank 1:
  • Activation Cost: 4
  • Cooldown: 12
Rank 2:
  • Activation Cost: 2
  • Cooldown: 8
Rank 3:
  • Activation Cost: 1
  • Cooldown: 4
You may use Metamagic Feats when casting Spell-Like Abilities at no additional cost.
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
  • +2 Save DC to offensive Wands
Rank 3:
  • +75% healing and damage
  • +3 Save DC to offensive Wands
311
  • Alchemist 1
Antirequisite
  • Wand and Scroll Mastery taken in any other tree.
Tier 2 enhancements
EnhancementBenefitRanksAPPoints SpentRequirements
Enhancement Spell-Like Ability Rapid Condensation Icon.png
Spell-Like Ability Rapid Condensation
Spell Rapid Condensation Icon.pngSpell-Like Ability:
Rapid Condensation
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
Choose Efficient Empower or Efficient Quicken feats, reducing that feats cost per rank.
Rank 1:
  • Efficient Empower Icon.png Efficient Empower: -2 Spell Point cost
  • Efficient Maximize Icon.png Efficient Maximize: -3 Spell Point cost
  • Efficient Quicken Icon.png Efficient Quicken: -1 Spell Point cost
Rank 2:
  • Efficient Empower Icon.png Efficient Empower: -4 Spell Point cost
  • Efficient Maximize Icon.png Efficient Maximize: -6 Spell Point cost
  • Efficient Quicken Icon.png Efficient Quicken: -2 Spell Point cost
Rank 3:
  • Efficient Empower Icon.png Efficient Empower: -6 Spell Point cost
  • Efficient Maximize Icon.png Efficient Maximize: -9 Spell Point cost
  • Efficient Quicken Icon.png Efficient Quicken: -4 Spell Point cost
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
EnhancementBenefitRanksAPPoints SpentRequirements
Efficient Maximize Icon.png
Efficient Metamagic
Choose Efficient Empower or Efficient Quicken feats, reducing that feats cost per rank.
Rank 1:
  • Efficient Empower Icon.png Efficient Empower: -2 Spell Point cost
  • Efficient Maximize Icon.png Efficient Maximize: -3 Spell Point cost
  • Efficient Quicken Icon.png Efficient Quicken: -1 Spell Point cost
Rank 2:
  • Efficient Empower Icon.png Efficient Empower: -4 Spell Point cost
  • Efficient Maximize Icon.png Efficient Maximize: -6 Spell Point cost
  • Efficient Quicken Icon.png Efficient Quicken: -2 Spell Point cost
Rank 3:
  • Efficient Empower Icon.png Efficient Empower: -6 Spell Point cost
  • Efficient Maximize Icon.png Efficient Maximize: -9 Spell Point cost
  • Efficient Quicken Icon.png Efficient Quicken: -4 Spell Point cost
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
EnhancementBenefitRanksAPPoints SpentRequirements
Spell Smoke Bomb Icon.png
Spell-Like Ability: Smoke Bomb
Cooldown: 12
Spell Smoke Bomb Icon.pngSpell-Like Ability:
Smoke Bomb
You may use Metamagic Feats when casting Spell-Like Abilities at no additional cost.
Rank 1:
  • Activation Cost: 25
Rank 2:
  • Activation Cost: 20
Rank 3:
  • Activation Cost: 15
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
  • Heighten Spell Feat
  • Efficient Metamagic (Tier 3)
  • Alchemist 4
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
EnhancementBenefitRanksAPPoints SpentRequirements
Spell Fiery Obliteration Icon.png
Elemental Obliteration
Choose an element to specialize in.
Spell Caustic Obliteration Icon.pngSpell-Like Ability:
Caustic Obliteration
Spell Fiery Obliteration Icon.pngSpell-Like Ability:
Fiery Obliteration
Spell Frost Obliteration Icon.pngSpell-Like Ability:
Frost Obliteration
Spell Poisonous Obliteration Icon.pngSpell-Like Ability:
Poisonous Obliteration
Spell Voltaic Obliteration Icon.pngSpell-Like Ability:
Voltaic Obliteration
Rank 1:
  • Activation Cost: 12 Spell Points
  • Cooldown: 12 Seconds
Rank 2:
  • Activation Cost: 8 Spell Points
  • Cooldown: 8 Seconds
Rank 3:
  • Activation Cost: 6 Spell Points
  • Cooldown: 6 Seconds
You may use Metamagic Feats when casting Spell-Like Abilities at no additional cost.
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
  • Choose an element to specialize in.
    • Enhancement Weakening Mixture Acid Icon.png Weakening Mixture: Acid
    • Enhancement Weakening Mixture Cold Icon.png Weakening Mixture: Cold
    • Enhancement Weakening Mixture Electric Icon.png Weakening Mixture: Electric
    • Enhancement Weakening Mixture Fire Icon.png Weakening Mixture: Fire
    • Enhancement Weakening Mixture Poison Icon.png Weakening Mixture: Poison
When you damage an enemy with a spell of the chosen elements spell that is immune to the element, it makes them vulnerable to the element for a short period of time.
1130
  • Character Level 12
  • Alchemist 5