there are some combos in the back of the combo list
that u cant do with out alchemy
u will also need all 5 combo books
this is what u could buy For an easy armor set that will give you the skill: Green Pants (+2 Alchemy) Giaprey Tasset ( Torso Inc, or double the torso value) Leather Vambraces (+2 Alchemy) Bone Mail (+2 Alchemy, which doubles to +4 because of the tasset) Bone Helm (+3 Alchemy)
You only need 10 points to activate the alchemy skill.
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