"Let this be the lesson, then. Nothing in all the world is unchanging. The practice of alchemy can thus be understood to be the quest to master the inevitability of transformation. There is no question whether or not all things – yourself included – will be changed. The only question is whether or not you shall direct that change."
– Druxus Rhym, Zulkir of Transformation, "On the Great Work of Alchemy," private papers, c.1354 DR
Every adventurer knows the benefits of having that vial of alchemist's fire or a thunderstone on hand. But there is so much more to the alchemist's art than that. Add simple but plentiful detail to these ancient arts for your campaign!