How to get Magic Essence in Frozen Flame

There are dozens of resources in the Frozen Flame world. While most of these may seem insignificant at first, you’ll begin to realize that most of the items you come across have a need – some of them in particular.

In the early access phase of the game, players will not be able to access many areas. However, in these areas you can find all the materials to craft some high-quality weapons, armor, and other items. In most of these recipes, you will need an item called Magic Essence. Magic Essence has several different forms, all of which are used for different crafting recipes. Regardless of what type of magical essence you’re crafting, you’ll need to go through roughly the same process to craft it.

In this guide we will simply explain how to make Magic Essence as a whole. This includes what materials and tools you need and how to find or craft them.

Craft Magic Essence

You’ll probably hear about Magic Essence for the first time after an hour or two of gameplay. At this point you will get a quest to make Magic Essence. Along with this you will get all the resources needed to craft the item.

The most basic magical essence requires only one item: a magical seed. You can get Magic Seeds in three ways. The first is to kill the bubbles or the blue egg shaped plants that you see in the starting area. These can become hostile when you get close to them, so have some healing items just in case.

The bubbles that produce Magic Seed in Frozen Flame
The bubbles that produce Magic Seed in Frozen Flame

The next way is to harvest the purple plants that are sparsely scattered around the map. Finally, you can purchase Magic Seeds from a distributor, but this is an expensive and ill-advised way of acquiring the resource.

No matter how you add the Magic Seed to your inventory, once you have it, the first step is complete. The next step is Build a planter, which requires four trunks and four fibers to craft. You will need some space either inside or outside your base to place the planter. Luckily the planter isn’t too big so it should fit in most places.

Once placed, interact with it and select the Magic Essence option. When you do this, a Magic Seed will be removed from your inventory and you’ll start growing Magic Essence in the Planter. This process takes some time, so don’t expect magical essence to pop out of the planter right away. Go ahead, do another task, and then come back and the magical essence should be ready to grab. You’ll know it’s done when the plant glows.

Later in Frozen Flame you will need more resources along with the Magic Seed to craft higher level Magic Essence. Some of these resources include flint and iron ore. This higher level magical essence is used to craft better weapons and armor, but also allows you to repair your items. Basically, the more advanced magical essence you have, the better gear you can craft.

Once you know where to look for Magic Seeds and the other resources you need, making Magic Essence is a breeze. Don’t forget about it after completing the related quest, as Magic Essence is one of the more important mid-game resources of Frozen Flame.

If you’re struggling with other elements of the RPG survival title, you can check out our previous guide for nine tips to help you navigate the world of Frozen Flame.

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