Blood Moss is considered a common Reagent and is found scattered on the ground in swamps and marshlands, but can also be found in other places just not in such concentrated quantities. It can also be purchased from NPC Vendors who sell Reagents. A reddish-brown fungus known to focus the qualities of speed, animation and locomotion.
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Garlic is a readily available, common reagent found throughout Sosaria. Few kitchens in Britannia are without this humble allium. Legends of its protective powers extend back through the mists of time, and in modern magical practice it is used in spells which protect the caster or a target and ward off or dispel a danger or evil. For purposes of magic, the bulb of the plant is washed, peeled and ground into a paste.
Ginseng is another common, plant-based reagent found scattered throughout the realm. As a magical reagent, ginseng focuses the powers of healing and enhancement. However, its bitterness belies its restorative nature. Before it can be used in magic ritual, the root of the plant should be boiled in the freshest water, cooled and brought back to a boil in fresh water no less than forty times. With the last boiling, it is transformed into a heavy, strong-smelling syrup.
Mandrake Root is considered common in the dimmest groves of the dankest swamps. Once found, great care must be taken in uprooting it in order to keep the taproot intact, for the taproot is its locus of power. The exposed root is then carefully boiled and dried. Mandrake is used in spells involving strength, power and energy.
Nightshade is a common, but deadly plant of the swamps. Named thus for its strange, waxen flowers, which only bloom at night. It should be carefully handled and prepared, for it is poisonous to the touch. For magical preparations, it is either crushed or brewed into a tea. As a reagent, nightshade focuses the powers of death, damage, poison and illusion.