Dust Mage (Pixie, Arcanist Archetype)

Many arcanists focus on spells and the manipulation of magic through their arcane energies. However, among the pixies, potent arcanists focus upon their racial magic and use their magic to create and enhance the enchanted dusts of the feyfolk.Class FeaturesThe dust mage has the following class features. Fey Alchemy (Su)

A dust mage is a master of creating mundane alchemical substances, but is restricted to flash powder, itching powder, and sneezing powder. When using Craft (alchemy) to create one of these alchemical items, a dust mage gains a competence bonus equal to her arcanist level on the Craft (alchemy) check. The dust mage can use Craft (alchemy) to identify magical dusts and powders as if using detect magic. She must hold the dust or powder for 1 round to make such a check. This ability replaces consume spells.Pixie Dust (Su)

At 1st level, a dust mage can use her arcane reservoir to create magical powders. She can create a number of doses of flash powder, itching powder, or sneezing powder equal to her Intelligence modifier by spending 1 point from her arcane reservoir and 1 minute of work. These powders immediately become inert if the leave the dust mage’s possession, reactivating as soon as they return to her keeping.

Alternatively, a dust mage can spend 1 point from her arcane reservoir to create a single use of pixie dust, infusing the powder with a tiny fraction of her own magical power—this enables her to create powerful effects, but also binds the effects to the creator. Once created, a use of pixie dust remains potent until used and only one use can be created in this way at a time.

In order to create a use of pixie dust, the dust mage must use a small pouch containing an ounce of powdered reagent—the dust mage can cre