As of patch 3.0.8, Alchemy Labs are nearly relics of the past, as there are only two recipes left that still require one: the and the . This was originally used by Jewelcrafters to make ; however, it is no longer required and is now a trinket (as of Patch 3.0.9). Alchemy labs were originally intended to be an additional component to making the especially powerful flasks more challenging to make.
Labs can be found in:
- Scholomance: In the room where you fight Ras Frostwhisper.
- Blackwing Lair: Just past Broodlord's gate.
- Shattrath City: In Lower City (in the Arakkoa tower northwest of the Aldor bank, lower floor right next to the Alchemist trainer - it does not otherwise look much different from the other desk/implement setups in the tower) [43, 19].
- Isle of Quel'Danas: First floor of the Inn of Sun's Reach Harbor, next to Mar'nah[51.5, 32.6], starting in phase 4C of the Shattered Sun Offensive storyline.
- Acherus: The Ebon Hold
- Patch 3.0.8 (2009-01-20): All flasks no longer require an alchemy lab to create.
- Patch 1.8.0 (10-Oct-2005): There are now alchemy labs that are needed by alchemists to make flasks inside of Blackwing Lair.