The Apothecary is an asset used in the Forgotten Profession of Forgotten Alchemy and is the lowest rank amongst Forgotten Alchemy Persons. They can only be obtained by completing Forgotten Alchemy tasks that produce them. A new Alchemist can hire an Apothecary as his/her first task, which takes 5s to complete. Afterwards, new Apothecaries may be hired by completing a task that takes 18h to complete. Apothecaries may be traded between players and bought or sold on the Tarmalune Auction House.