An alchemy bench with bottles of various colors is a Side Quest in Sword Coast Legends. You can start this quest by entering Maferil's Lyceum.
At this alchemy station, you can brew one of several types of potions that will alter your character in various ways.
In order to craft all the potions, you must complete the Light Orb puzzle in the northwest corner of the dungeon and
claim the Mysterious Green Vial.
- The most prized potion you can brew is the Shifting Color Potion
Red + Blue = Purple potion = 500-1000 (random) healing over time (180s)
Red + Yellow = Bright green potion = 44-88 Poison damage over time (90s)
Red + Green = Black potion = No healing effect works on this character (300s)
Blue + Yellow = Light blue potion = Vulnerability Necrotic (120s)
Blue + Green = Yellow potion = +75% speed, +4 AC (120s
Yellow + Green = Clear potion = Cannot use ability with verbal component (60s)
With an INT score higher than 20
Red + Blue + Green = Brackish Potion = Reduces Ability Cool downs by 15% (180s)
Red + Yellow + Green = White Potion = +3 Critical Range (180s)
Red + Blue + Yellow = Brown Potion = Giant Growth, grow to giant size and gain +4 STR (180s)
Blue + Yellow + Green = Shifting Color Potion = +1 CHA (permanent)