Disambig-icon This article is about an alchemical ingredient. For an element, see Fifth Element.

The Witcher

Fifth essence is a rather difficult alchemical distillate to obtain. It commands a higher price as a result.



  • Kalkstein buys this mineral.
  • The fifth essence, or element, rounds out the puzzle of the classical elements.
  • The word "quintessential" is derived from the Latin phrase for "fifth essence".

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Fifth essence is an alchemy ingredient and is needed to craft the following items:

It can be purchased from the following merchants:

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