Sunday, March 11, 2018

50 Alchemical Uses for Dragons

[1] Juiced Dragon liver- increases the longevity of a potion's shelf life.

[2] Squeezed Dragon eyeball. Juices can be used to polish beakers which improve clarity, also improves potion color and taste.

[3] Webbing between the Dragon's toes. Can be boiled, pulled, and mixed with a potion to create potion gum. Potion activates over time as chewed.

[4] Few shavings of Dragon horn- when added to any potion grants an attack bonus.

[5] Dragon teeth. When melted into a stirred elixir creates a totally flame proof potion. Lasts one hour per tooth.

[6] Dragon mane. Hairs can be burnt into red hot ash, then cooled into dust. Dust can be mixed into a lotion that restores youthful appearance, or can be spread on a baby's cheeks to grow a beard. Expensive, but a favorite prank.

[7] Dragon egg yolk. Gives any potion a jelly-like consistency. Mixed with a fire or acid potion to create a terrifying throwing bomb.

[8] Dragon lymph nodes. String-bean sized, added to a salt concoction and allowed to soak for three years. Turns regular chameleon or transparency potions into true invisibility.

[9] Minced Dragon gums. When added to a potion the drinker has an increased susceptibility to hypnotic suggestions.

[10] Dragon shoulderblades. Carved into a mortar and bowl; increases purity of ingredients both when processed as well as drunk.

[11] Dragon claw tips, snipped off and swallowed with any personality or charisma boosting potion. Allows for easy deescalation of tense negotiations, or grants mental clarity for legal debate.

[12] Dragon medulla oblongata. Must be boiled, shrunk down to a much smaller size, and dipped in a special lacquer every night for a full year. Creates a necklace that grants the user incredible longevity and improved physical health when combined with dragon youth potions.

[13] Dragon testicles. In a potion; the drinker gets 1d10 years younger. Very valuable.

[14] Dragon tail rind. If stewed in a cauldron grants a saving throw against any wasting disease to those who smell its fumes.

[15] Dragon tail tip. If not sharpened into a weapon can instead be broken into shards and added to potions to grant a strong boost to agility and reflex time.

[16] Fertalized Dragon egg. Embryo inside is taken out and put into a jar and pickled in a brine solution. Froth that bubbles from the embryo can be rubbed on a pregnant woman's stomach to cure her developing child of defects. Every year the embryo produces enough froth on the top of the bottle to make one dose.

[17] Dragon muscles. Pounded to a pulp and made into a potion that grants incredible strength. Makes muscles bright red and wretch under the skin, its also mildly addictive.

[18] Dragon's nose septum. Added to a potion which grants the drinker a few inches of height permanently.

[19] Dragon scales elixir. The scales have to be melted with acid first. Grant incredibly hard skin and a resiliency to all mundane blades, but hands compulsively grip gold and precious gems.

[20] Dragon gallbladder stones. Added to medicines to destroy invisible imps.

[21] Dragon leg muscles. The grease from this can be used in slipper lubricants.

[22] Pickled Dragon toes. Used in potions that restore stats and attributes.

[23] Dragon heart. Grants the drinker incredible fire resistance, but each dose lowers Wisdom.

[24] Dragon nerves. Bundled into a potion and sifted to create an ever-counting potion. You can count as high as you want and remember all numbers without losing focus for a whole day.

[25] Dragon pancreas. If pulped and turned into a chunky mixture, makes for an unpleasant cure-all for disease and poison.

[26] Dragon intestines. If a potion mixture is passed through a cured passage of intestines, it loses its taste, thus allowing for potions and elixirs to be stealthily put into food and drink.

[27] Dragon eye; polished and sanded. Made into glass-like sphere that can hold a potion and only activates with a special key-word set by a Sorcerer at the time of the potion's creation.

[28] Dragon pre-frontal cortex. Must be simmered over a hot flame for two or more years. Draws out one third level or lower spell from what the dragon knew, if the dragon had spells.

[29] Dragon gizzard stones. If sanded down to a smaller size and swallowed; grants the user the ability to eat almost anything without problem. Very difficult to pass.

[30] Dragon egg shells, cracked into small pieces and made into a broth along with herbs and flowers. Greatly improves the taste of any meal.

[31] Dragon's voicebox. If folded inside out and a potion is allowed to soak within can substitute some moderately rare potion reagents. Only works for a few weeks before rotting away.

[32] Dragon flame sac & juices. Extremely reactive and dangerous to handle. Primary ingredient and only known source of gunpowder, dragon napalm, and ever-burning lanterns.

[33] Dragon bladder. Make into potion that allows the drinker to go without water for two weeks.

[34] Dragon blood. Can make extremely simple healing potions with them.

[35] Dragon bones. When used stirring potions and crumbled into them increases potency and shelf life of potions made with them.

[36] Dragon appendix. Must be used in combination with basic weeds and leaves to turn them into actually useful potion ingredients.

[37] Dragon wing membrane. Stretched and used as a lid for potions and lotions gives them nearly infinite shelf life. If grilled and added to a potion, causes levitation effect on concentration.

[38] Dragon lips. If mixed with lard can be made into a type of lipstick that inflicts Charm effect on anyone the wearer kisses.

[39] Dragon spines. Must be crushed by a very hard and heavy stone to be put down into size. Powder can be applied dry to an arrow to let it penetrate any armor weaker then lesser mithril.

[40] Dragon fetal scales. Formless gray circles that dissolve once the dragon is properly born, so can only be taken from a fertilized dragon egg. Potions made from this can be used to regenerate limbs, but causes mutations in the newly grown parts.

[41] Dragon lungs. Shredded and turned into a potion allows for underwater breathing.

[42] Dragon fire itself, captured in a lantern or candle. Very hot, pure burning flame that quickly melts or boils things for use in making potions.

[43] Dragon stomach acid. Important caustic agent used for polishing magic gems, as well as breaking down other tough alchemy agents like stones.

[44] Phlegm from a sick dragon. Used for several strong remedies to diseases; handling it has a 1 in 6 chance risk of catching dragon flu.

[45] Dragon dung. Useful fertilizer. One of the types of compost pure enough to grow invisibility mushrooms.

[46] Dragon joints. If made into a gel and applied to a person's feet grants bonus to stealth, if applied to hands grants bonus to lockpicking checks.

[47] Dragon horn. Mixed in with any potion that influences emotion or libido greatly boosts the effect.

[48] Dragon tongue. Pickled and fermented into a juice that grants the user incredible charisma for one hour. Byproducts of this potion can be used to make a rare and expensive wine.

[49] Dragon quills can dipped in ink and potion ingredients to create “rune” potions; activate when read on the person who read them.

[50] Dragon thyroid. If dried and used in combination with other processes can be used as a component of the philosopher's stone.

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