Madness is in everyone but is only shone through the ones who expose it and hidden by those who fear it- Demitri
I would rather deserve honor and not get it; then get honor and not deserve it- Jermayan
An alchemist enchanted his equipment to produce even more powerful alchemical compounds, potions and the like. Unfortunately, it is not well-known that he had different sets of equipment for different processes: If the wrong set of gear is used, the result will invariably fail to function. It's not a cursed item, just something that's hard to figure out.