How to upgrade healing potions in Diablo 4

Aakrit Sharma
Gameplay in Diablo 4Blizzard

Upgrading your healing potions in Diablo 4 is crucial for surviving tough battles and boss fights. Not only that, some objectives in the Malignant seasonal journey require you to upgrade them as a part of a quest. So here’s how to improve your healing potions in Diablo 4 Season 1.

Diablo 4 introduced a new system for potions that limits the number of healing and mana potions you can carry at a time. However, you can also increase the charges and the effectiveness of your potions by upgrading them at the Alchemist.

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Upgrading your healing potions is not only essential for your survivability as you level up but also for completing Seasonal Journey objectives in Season 1. One of these objectives requires you to upgrade your potion to Minor, which will increase its healing power.

If you’re playing in hardcore mode, where death is permanent, you’ll want to complete this objective as soon as possible. So here’s a detailed guide on how to upgrade healing potions in Diablo 4.

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Minor Healing Potion in Diablo 4Blizzard
Minor Healing Potions can be unlocked after reaching level 20.

How to upgrade potions in Diablo 4

To upgrade healing potions in Diablo 4, you need to level up until you reach level 10, upon which you will get the key quest called Upgrade your potion.

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You can find out more about upgrading potions by looking at the table below which lists the levels, ingredients, and Gold necessary for each upgrade.

Level requiredType of PotionIngredients/Gold required
Level 1Weak Healing PotionN/A
Level 10Tiny Healing PotionGallowvine x2
Level 20Minor Healing PotionGallowvine x15, Biteberry x5, Gold x400
Level 30Light Healing PotionGallowvine x20, Biteberry x10, Crushed Beast Bones x5, Gold x470
Level 45Moderate Healing PotionGallowvine x20, Howler Moss x12, Demon’s Heart x5, Gold x900
Level 60Strong Healing PotionGallowvine x27, Reddamine x15, Paletongue x5, Gold x1,700
Level 70Greater Healing PotionBlightshade x36, Lifesbane x18, Grave Dust x5, Angelbreath x5, Gold x2,500
Level 80Major Healing PotionAngelbreath x10, Reddamine x27, Biteberry x27, Blightshade x27, Lifesbane x27, Howler Moss x27, Fiend Rose x5, Gold x5,000
Level 90Superior Healing PotionForgotten Soul x10, Angelbreath x20, Fiend Rose x10, Grave Dust x20, Blightshade x36, Demon’s Heart x20, Howler Moss x36, Gold x12,500

The first healing potion upgrade takes place in Kyovashad and the location of the alchemist in the game called Veroka who upgrades the potions is marked in the image below:

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Alchemist's location in Diablo 4Blizzard
Fractured Peaks is the first major area in Diablo 4.

Make sure to collect the ingredients mentioned above while exploring the open world. This way, you won’t have to farm them separately when the priority quests become available.

How to get more healing potions charges in Diablo 4

The Renown system in Diablo 4 can help you get more healing potions. Increase your Renown in an area and one of the many rewards will be a Potion Charge which increases the number of healing potion charges to up to 10 from the default value of 4.

Well, this was everything to know about upgrading healing potions in Diablo 4. For more content on the game, you can check out:

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Aakrit is a games writer with over 2000 published articles for EssentiallySports, Sportskeeda, FortniteINTEL, and CharlieINTEL. Currently, he writes guides on Minecraft, Roblox, Pokemon games, Genshin Impact, and Brawlhalla. Aakrit loves playing shooter games and in his free time, you can find him queued up in Valorant, Fortnite, Apex Legends, or Halo Infinite. You can contact Aakrit at [email protected].