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Vile Chemist Tree

From DDO Compendium
Tree For: Alchemist
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Vile Chemist Tree.png
Overview
The Vile Chemist is a nuking tree.
Core enhancements


EnhancementBenefitRanksAPPoints SpentRequirements
Enhancement Poisoner Icon.png
Poisoner
  • +2 to saves vs. Poisons
  • +2 to saves vs. Diseases
110
  • Alchemist 1
Enhancement Poisoned Coating Icon.png
Poisoned Coating

Toggle: While active:

  • Deal an additional 1d6 Poison damage on hit
  • Gain and additional 1d6 every 3 Alchemist levels
    • at 6,9,12,15 and 18
  • This damage scales with Spell Power


Passive: While your Reaction is Orchidium:

  • +5 Physical Resistance Rating
115
  • Poisoner
  • Alchemist 3
Enhancement Hidden Blades Icon.png
Hidden Blades
  • +3% Doublestrike
  • +3% Doubleshot
  • While your Reaction is Orchidium
    • +5 Physical resistance Rating
1110
  • Poisoned Coating
  • Alchemist 6
Enhancement More Hidden Blades Icon.png
More Hidden Blades
  • +10 Universal Spell Power
  • +5% Doublestrike
  • +5% Doubleshot
  • The Poisoned Coating dice are now d8s (instead of the original d6s)
  • If you have Simple Thrown Weapon Expertise:
    • Use the higher of your Intelligence and Dexterity to determine how much Doubleshot you gain from that feat
  • While your Reaction is Orchidium
    • +5% Dodge
    • Full Base Attack Bonus
1120
  • Hidden Blades
  • Alchemist 12
Enhancement Brushed Aside Icon.png
Brushed Aside
  • You gain the Defensive Roll feat
    • When below 20%HP, there's a chance equal to your Reflex save that attacks do half damage and have their effects negated.
  • Your Poisoned Coating Dice are now d10s
    • Replaces the previous d8s
  • While holding a Simple Weapon in your Main hand, and a Simple Weapon, Orb, Rune Arm, or nothing in your off hand
    • +1 Competence bonus to Critical Damage Multiplier
  • While your Reaction is Orchidium:
    • +5 Physical Resistance Rating
    • +5% Dodge Cap
1130
  • More Hidden Blades
  • Alchemist 18
Enhancement Venom's Grip Icon.png
Venom's Grip
  • +4 Intelligence
  • Your Poisoned Coating dice size is now d12
  • While your Reaction is Orchidium
    • +10 Physical Resistance Rating
    • +5% Dodge Cap
1140
  • Brushed Aside
  • Alchemist 20
Tier 1 enhancements
EnhancementBenefitRanksAPPoints SpentRequirements
Enhancement Spell-Like Ability- Stiffen Skin Icon.png
Spell-Like Ability: Stiffen Skin
Spell Stiffen Skin Icon.pngSpell-Like Ability:
Stiffen Skin
You may use Metamagic Feats when casting Spell-Like Abilities at no additional cost.
Rank 1:
  • Activation Cost: 8
  • Cooldown: 20
Rank 2:
  • Activation Cost: 4
  • Cooldown: 16
Rank 3:
  • Activation Cost: 2
  • Cooldown: 12
311
  • Alchemist 1
Enhancement Deadly Poison I Icon.png
Deadly Poison I

While holding a Simple Weapon in your Main Hand and a Simple Weapon, Orb, Rune Arm, or nothing in your off hand:

  • +2 to Hit
  • +1 to Damage
121
  • Alchemist 1
Enhancement Alchemical Accuracy Icon.png
Alchemical Accuracy
While attacking with weapons or unarmed:
Rank 1:
  • +1 to Attack (hit)
Rank 2:
  • +2 to Attack (hit)
Rank 3:
  • +3 to Attack (hit)
311
  • Alchemist 1
Enhancement Subtlety Icon.png
Martial Subtlety
Rank 1:
  • -20% threat generation with melee attacks
Rank 2:
  • -30% threat generation with melee attacks
Rank 3:
  • -40% threat generation with melee attacks
311
  • Alchemist 1
Antirequisite
  • Subtlety enhancements in other trees
Enhancement Vile Skills Icon.png
Vile Skills
Rank 1:
  • +1 Hide
  • +1 Move Silently
  • +1 Bluff
Rank 2:
  • +2 Hide
  • +2 Move Silently
  • +2 Bluff
Rank 3:
  • +3 Hide
  • +3 Move Silently
  • +3 Bluff
  • +1 Reflex Saving Throws
311
  • Alchemist 1
Tier 2 enhancements
EnhancementBenefitRanksAPPoints SpentRequirements
Enhancement Deadly Poison II Icon.png
Deadly Poison II

While holding a Simple Weapon in your Main Hand and a Simple Weapon, Orb, Rune Arm, or nothing in your off hand:

  • +2 to Hit
  • +1 to Damage
125
  • Deadly Poison I
  • Alchemist 2
Enhancement Poisoned Strike Icon.png
Poisoned Attack
Cooldown: 12 Seconds
Choose from either a Melee or Ranged attack.
  • Enhancement Poisoned Shot Icon.png Poisoned Shot Ranged Attack
  • Enhancement Poisoned Strike Icon.png Poisoned Strike Melee Attack
Rank 1:
  • +1[W]
Rank 2:
  • +2[W]
Rank 3:
  • +3[W]
  • Striking enemies that are immune to Poisons or Poison Damage:
    • They become vulnerable to Poisons and Poison Damage
    • Lasts 20 seconds
On successful damage, your opponent is Contaminated. Using this attack acts as if you cast a Crimsonite spell.
315
  • Alchemist 2
Enhancement Venom Affinity Icon.png
Venom Affinity
Rank 1:
  • +3 Poison Spell Power
Rank 2:
  • +6 Poison Spell Power
Rank 3:
  • +10 Poison Spell Power
  • +1 Reflex Saving Throws
315
  • Alchemist 2
Enhancement Stone of the Subliminal Icon.png
Stone of the Subliminal

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

  • +5% Doublestrike
  • +5% Doubleshot
  • Blur
You can only have one Alchemist's Stone Toggle active at a time.
125
  • Alchemist 2
Tier 3 enhancements
EnhancementBenefitRanksAPPoints SpentRequirements
Spell Wave of Poison Icon.png
Spell-Like Ability: Wave of Poison
Spell Wave of Poison Icon.pngSpell-Like Ability:
Wave of Poison
You may use Metamagic Feats when casting Spell-Like Abilities at no additional cost.
Rank 1:
  • Activation Cost: 8 Spell Points
  • Cooldown: 12 Seconds
Rank 2:
  • Activation Cost: 6 Spell Points
  • Cooldown: 10 Seconds
Rank 3:
  • Activation Cost: 4 Spell Points
  • Cooldown: 6 Seconds
3110
  • Alchemist 3
Enhancement Deadly Poison III Icon.png
Deadly Poison III

While holding a Simple Weapon in your Main Hand and a Simple Weapon, Orb, Rune Arm, or nothing in your off hand:

  • +2 to Hit
  • +1 to Damage
1210
  • Deadly Poison II
  • Alchemist 3
Enhancement Toxic Augmentation Icon.png
Toxic Augmentation
  • Your strikes against Contaminated enemies reduce their Fortitude saves by 1 for 6 seconds
  • This stacks up to 4 times
1210
  • Alchemist 3
Enhancement Firm Ambition Icon.png
Firm Ambition

When your reaction is Orchidium, you gain:

  • +1 Fortitude Save
  • An additional +1 Fortitude Save every 5 Alchemist Levels
1210
  • Alchemist 3
Increase Ability (Dexterity-Intelligence) Icon.png
Increase Ability

Select from one of the following:

  • Enhancement Dexterity Icon.png Dexterity: +1 Dexterity
  • Enhancement Intelligence Icon.png Intelligence: +1 Intelligence
1210
  • Alchemist 3
Tier 4 enhancements
EnhancementBenefitRanksAPPoints SpentRequirements
Enhancement Deadly Poison IV Icon.png
Deadly Poison IV

While holding a Simple Weapon in your Main Hand and a Simple Weapon, Orb, Rune Arm, or nothing in your off hand:

  • +2 to Hit
  • +1 to Damage
1220
  • Deadly Poison III
  • Alchemist 4
Enhancement Venom Affinity II Icon.png
Venom Affinity II
Rank 1:
  • +5 Poison Spell Power
Rank 2:
  • +10 Poison Spell Power
Rank 3:
  • +10 Poison Spell Power
  • +1 Reflex Saving Throw
3120
  • Venom Affinity
  • Alchemist 4
Enhancement Unbreakable Ambition Icon.png
Unbreakable Ambition

When your reaction is Orchidium you gain:

  • +8 Physical Resistance Rating
1220
  • Alchemist 4
Increase Ability (Dexterity-Intelligence) Icon.png
Increase Ability

Select from one of the following:

  • Enhancement Dexterity Icon.png Dexterity: +1 Dexterity
  • Enhancement Intelligence Icon.png Intelligence: +1 Intelligence
1220
  • Alchemist 4
Tier 5 enhancements
EnhancementBenefitRanksAPPoints SpentRequirements
Spell Greater Wave of Poison Icon.png
Spell-Like Ability: Greater Wave of Poison

Activation Cost: 8 Spell Points
Cooldown: 10 Seconds

Spell Greater Wave of Poison Icon.pngSpell-Like Ability:
Greater Wave of Poison
You may use Metamagic Feats when casting Spell-Like Abilities at no additional cost.
1130
  • Character Level 12
  • Alchemist 5
Enhancement Fatal Poison Icon.png
Fatal Poison

While holding a Simple Weapon in your Main Hand and a Simple Weapon, Orb, Rune Arm, or nothing in your off hand:

  • +2 to Hit
  • +1 to Damage
  • +1 Competence Bonus to Critical Threat Range
    • For Darts this is +2 instead
1230
  • Deadly Poison IV
  • Character Level 12
  • Alchemist 5
Enhancement Contaminated Strikes Icon.png
Contaminated Strikes

When you strike a Contaminated enemy:

  • They gain one stack of Vulnerable
  • Contaminate enemies by using Poison Alchemical Spells

Vulnerable: Target takes 1% more damage for 3 seconds. This effect stacks up to 20 times, and loses one stack on expiration.
1130
  • Character Level 12
  • Alchemist 5
Enhancement Chemical Weapon Icon.png
Chemical Weapon

Your Simple Weapons gain:

  • +1[W]
  • If you are holding a Simple Weapon, Orb, Rune Arm, or nothing in your off-hand:
    • Simple thrown weapons gain +15% Attack Speed
1230
  • Character Level 12
  • Alchemist 5
File:Enhancement Envenom the Heart Icon.png
Sapping Ambition

While your Reaction is Orchidium, you have a Simple Weapon in your Main Hand, and a Simple Weapon, Orb, Rune Arm, or nothing in your off-hand, attacking grants:

  • 10% chance to gain 10 Temporary Spell Points
  • +1 per Alchemist Level
1230
  • Character Level 12
  • Alchemist 5