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This is the full list of Dragon Quest VIII Alchemy recipes from A-Z.
Please note that these recipes are extremely difficult or time consuming, with more advanced items taking longer.
The Alchemy Pot receives two upgrades over the course of the game. The first allows the player to combine up to three ingredients together, received after Princess Medea is found after the events at Pickham. The second makes the pot instantaneous and is one of the possible rewards from defeating the Lord of the Dragovians. In the 3DS version, the Alchemy Pot is instantaneous as soon as it is received from King Trode.
The ingredients can either be bought from a vendor, found or made in the Alchemy Pot. Recipes denoted with an asterisk (*) appear only in the 3DS version of the game.
- ‡The magma staff only requires two rockbomb shards to make in the 3DS version.