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A practitioner of the art of Alchemy.

Power/Ability to:

Utilize the power of Alchemy.

The power to utilize Alchemy, the mystic and scientific pursuit of the power of the Philosopher's Stone and Universal Panacea. Practitioners of this art/science are known as Alchemists. A form of Magic.

Also Called

  • Alchemic Magic
  • Alchemic Manipulation
  • Hermetic Magic
  • The Magical Science
  • The Scientific Magic


User can utilize Alchemy, the mystic and scientific pursuit of the power of the Philosopher's Stone and Universal Panacea, focusing on Elemental Transmutation (ranging from transforming base materials into purer (lead or iron into silver or gold), creating golems to making permanent changes on the state of matter (making glass malleable), etc.), various forms of Elemental Manipulation (especially electricity and fire) and life-force (Immortality, Healing and even creating life or at the least clones) by Potion Creation. They also know how to create magical items, although these are generally for practical use (ever-burning lamps).



Universal Panacea (the Elixir of Life)

  • A substance which when consumed brings Immortality: eternal life, eternal youth; and health.

Philosopher's Stone

  • A substance able to turn base metals into gold or silver, usually by means of the application and distillation of another substance; also sometimes claimed to give immortality.
  • Symbol of the achievement of spiritual perfection in many alchemy traditions.



  • Likely demands a use of laboratory/workshop and time.
  • Might have to channel it through use of an object, like the Philosopher's Stone or Hermetic Circles, especially when using advanced alchemy.
  • Equivalent Exchange - The basic law of Alchemy of which nothing is gained without something of equal value being lost.
  • Effectiveness depends on the user's knowledge and skill level.

Known Users

See Also: Alchemy Is Magic


  • Albus Dumbledore (Harry Potter)
  • Nicolas Flamel (Harry Potter)
  • Nicholas Flamel (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel)
  • Perenelle Flamel (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel)


  • Sith Alchemists (Star Wars)

Western Television

  • Alchemists (Charmed)
  • Bob Bishop (Heroes)

Western Animation

  • The Unnamed Scientist (9)
  • The Alchemist (The Venture Brothers)

Comic Books


  • Alchemy Army and Human Homunculi (Busou Renkin)
  • Edward Elric (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Alphonse Elric (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Father (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Roy Mustang (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Wrath (Fullmetal Alchemist; 2003 anime)
  • Alchemists (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Wilfred Dion (Kamidori Alchemy Meister)
  • Lyman Banner (Yu-Gi-Oh! GX); via Alchemy Deck

Video Games

  • Professor Putricide (Warcraft)
  • The Order of the Sword (Devil May Cry 4)
  • Master Alchemist (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Alchemist (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Mephistopheles (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Flamel (Valkyrie Crusade)


  • Aeon (Channel Awesome - Suburban Knights)


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