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"This one'll knock a little life into you."

Engineers that are adept in alchemy have access to various elixirs that either grant various boons or cure ailments. Use your elixirs to heal yourself on the fly or give you a little boost in combat.

— In-game description


Alchemy is a core specialization for the engineer that focuses on use of elixirs and gaining boons while losing conditions.

Tier Trait Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Minor Adept Hidden Flask.png Hidden Flask Drink a Lesser Elixir B when struck while below the health threshold.
Major Adept Invigorating Speed.png Invigorating Speed 5 When you gain swiftness or superspeed, you also gain vigor.
Major Adept Protection Injection.png Protection Injection 10 Gain protection when you are disabled.
Disables include stun, daze, knockback, pull, knockdown, sink, float, launch, taunt, and fear.
Major Adept Health Insurance.png Health Insurance Increase your incoming healing effectiveness. Gain increased healing to others while using a med kit.
Minor Master Transmute.png Transmute Drink a Lesser Elixir C when you use a healing skill.
Major Master Comeback Cure.png Comeback Cure Grant regeneration when you remove a condition from an ally.
Major Master Emergency Elixir.png Emergency Elixir 40 Drink an Elixir E when you use an elite skill.
Major Master Backpack Regenerator.png Backpack Regenerator Recover health every second when using an Engineering Kit.
Minor Grandmaster Alchemical Tinctures.png Compounding Chemicals Heal yourself when you grant yourself a boon. Gain increased concentration.
Major Grandmaster HGH.png HGH Elixirs gain increased durations, and grant might.
Major Grandmaster Purity of Purpose.png Purity of Purpose 2 When you would cleanse a condition from an ally, convert it into a boon instead.
This can affect multiple targets simuntaneously.
Major Grandmaster Iron Blooded.png Iron Blooded Reduce physical and condition damage for each boon you have.
See also: List of engineer traits