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Spell components are required to cast spells in AC. Each spell has a unique component formula with a different scarab for each level of the spell. Originally spell formulae could be researched, now the only way to learn a spell is via a scroll. A new component system was introduced during the Castling event. Now players can use Foci, scarabs and prismatic tapers to cast all spells. Whichever system you use, you can quickly purchase your components by going to your Spellbook and selecting the Components tab. There you can specify the quantity you want to maintain, then with a trade window open to a mage shopkeeper, use the @fillcomps command then click buy. Note that to set a quantity, you must have at least one of that component currently in your inventory or it won't appear in the list.

Level VIII Components

During the Ancient Powers event, special one use components were introduced as part of the new loot tier. These components combine to make level VIII spell scrolls, see Spell Research for details.


Lead through Silver Scarabs can be purchased from any mage shopkeeper, Gold through Platinum Scarabs can be purchased from Mastermages.

Component Spell Word Effect Notes
Lead Scarab Icon.png Lead Scarab N/A Level 1 Spell
Iron Scarab Icon.png Iron Scarab N/A Level 2 Spell
Copper Scarab Icon.png Copper Scarab N/A Level 3 Spell
Silver Scarab Icon.png Silver Scarab N/A Level 4 Spell
Gold Scarab Icon.png Gold Scarab N/A Level 5 Spell
Pyreal Scarab Icon.png Pyreal Scarab N/A Level 6 Spell
Platinum Scarab Icon.png Platinum Scarab N/A Level 7 Spell
Diamond Scarab Icon.png Diamond Scarab N/A Additional scarab for some spells
Dark Scarab Icon.png Dark Scarab Eb-hos Unique Spell Obtainable via quest only, only used for Arcane Pyramid. Spell word is not vocalized.
Mana Scarab Icon.png Mana Scarab N/A Level 8 Spell


Herbs can be purchased from any mage shopkeeper.

Component Spell Word Effect Notes
Amaranth Icon.png Amaranth Kedrak
Bistort Icon.png Bistort Yanoi
Comfrey Icon.png Comfrey Shurov
Damiana Icon.png Damiana Feazh
Dragonsblood Icon.png Dragonsblood Quavosh
Eyebright Icon.png Eyebright Volae
Frankincense Icon.png Frankincense Ozhur
Ginseng Icon.png Ginseng Cruath
Hawthorn Icon.png Hawthorn Zojak
Henbane Icon.png Henbane Uthoi
Hyssop Icon.png Hyssop Malar
Mandrake Icon.png Mandrake Equin
Mugwort Icon.png Mugwort Boquar
Myrrh Icon.png Myrrh Jevak
Nightshade Icon.png Nightshade Slavu Not obtainable, Void spell component
Saffron Icon.png Saffron Puish
Shadowroot Icon.png Shadowroot Drosta Not obtainable, Void spell component
Soulweed Icon.png Soulweed Traku Not obtainable, Void spell component
Vervain Icon.png Vervain Tugak
Wormwood Icon.png Wormwood Helkas
Yarrow Icon.png Yarrow Roiga

Powdered Gems

Powedered Gems can be purchased from any mage shopkeeper and can also be created by Alchemists grinding loot gems with a Mortar and Pestle.

Component Spell Word Effect Notes
Powdered Agate Icon.png Powdered Agate Ea
Powdered Amber Icon.png Powdered Amber Zha
Powdered Azurite Icon.png Powdered Azurite Dy
Powdered Bloodstone Icon.png Powdered Bloodstone Gua
Powdered Carnelian Icon.png Powdered Carnelian Ha
Powdered Hematite Icon.png Powdered Hematite O
Powdered Lapis Lazuli Icon.png Powdered Lapis Lazuli Be
Powdered Malachite Icon.png Powdered Malachite Thi
Powdered Moonstone Icon.png Powdered Moonstone Ca
Powdered Onyx Icon.png Powdered Onyx Qua
Powdered Quartz Icon.png Powdered Quartz Lu
Powdered Turquoise Icon.png Powdered Turquoise Ae

Alchemical Substances

Component Spell Word Effect Notes
Bottled Rage Icon.png Bottled Rage bor Not obtainable, Void spell component
Brimstone Icon.png Brimstone feth
Cadmia Icon.png Cadmia ja
Chorizite Icon.png Chorizite chor Obtainable via quests only
Cinnabar Icon.png Cinnabar vik
Cobalt Icon.png Cobalt sith
Colcothar Icon.png Colcothar paj
Essence of Kemeroi Icon.png Essence of Kemeroi ves Not obtainable, Void spell component
Gypsum Icon.png Gypsum loi
Moo Juice Icon.png Moo Juice moo Not obtainable, admin spell component
Quicksilver Icon.png Quicksilver nil
Realgar Icon.png Realgar zeal
Stibnite Icon.png Stibnite tak
Turpeth Icon.png Turpeth guz
Verdigris Icon.png Verdigris ti
Vitriol Icon.png Vitriol reth


Component Spell Word Effect Notes
Alder Talisman Icon.png Alder Talisman
Ashwood Talisman Icon.png Ashwood Talisman
Banyan Talisman Icon.png Banyan Talisman Not obtainable, admin spell component
Birch Talisman Icon.png Birch Talisman
Blackthorn Talisman Icon.png Blackthorn Talisman
Cedar Talisman Icon.png Cedar Talisman
Ebony Talisman Icon.png Ebony Talisman
Elder Talisman Icon.png Elder Talisman
Hazel Talisman Icon.png Hazel Talisman
Hemlock Talisman Icon.png Hemlock Talisman
Oak Talisman Icon.png Oak Talisman
Poplar Talisman Icon.png Poplar Talisman
Rowan Talisman Icon.png Rowan Talisman
Willow Talisman Icon.png Willow Talisman
Yew Talisman Icon.png Yew Talisman


Component Spell Word Effect Notes
Blue Taper Icon.png Blue Taper
Brown Taper Icon.png Brown Taper
Green Taper Icon.png Green Taper
Grey Taper Icon.png Grey Taper
Indigo Taper Icon.png Indigo Taper
Orange Taper Icon.png Orange Taper
Pink Taper Icon.png Pink Taper
Red Taper Icon.png Red Taper
Turquoise Taper Icon.png Turquoise Taper
Violet Taper Icon.png Violet Taper
White Taper Icon.png White Taper
Yellow Taper Icon.png Yellow Taper
Prismatic Taper Icon.png Prismatic Taper


Peas are concentrated forms of spell components that can be purchased from a small number of mage shopkeepers, including Mastermages. Scarab peas can also be found as loot on creatures. To convert a pea to its usable form, use a Splitting Tool on the pea which creates 20-50 spell components. Most people sell the scarab peas they find for pyreals rather than split them to use the components.


There are two spell component systems, one uses all the various herbs, talismans, potions, powders and tapers. The other uses prismatic tapers, scarabs and foci. A foci occupies an entire pack slot and cannot hold anything else. On creation, foci will automatically be given for any trained schools. Foci cannot be dropped or sold, give to a Town Crier if you need to free the pack slot. Foci can be purchased from any Scrivener, located in most Towns. By carrying a foci for a particular school, all spells in that school can be cast using the prismatic formula, which uses only scarabs and prismatic tapers. While some people still prefer the old component system (and can save space if you only cast a couple of spells), the majority of players now use the foci system for its simplicity.

All Spell Components

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