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Evocation Cantrip

Infuse an object with an aura of light.

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Light is an Evocation Cantrip in Baldur's Gate 3. It causes an object to shed light.


Light Information

  • Description: Infuse an object with an aura of light. Only affects one target at a time.
  • Level: Cantrip
  • School: Evocation
  • Casting Time: action icon baldursgate3 wiki guide 25pxAction
  • Range: Melee
  • Requires Concentration: No
  • Saving Throw: Dexterity
  • Spellcasting Ability: None

Additional Details:

  • When light is cast on a creature, it affects the weapon that creature is holding in its main hand.
  • When light is cast on an enemy, they make a Dexterity saving throw to avoid it.
  • Light inflicts the Light Condition (see below), though this isn't mentioned in the tooltip. The condition can be seen in an affected objects tooltip, or by examining an affected object.


Light (Condition)

Duration: 100 Turns


How to Acquire Light

Light can be acquired by the following classes and races:

Light can be cast by using the following Items:


Light Tips & Notes

  • Differences from D&D 5th Edition: In 5E, light lasts for an hour, which would equate to 600 Turns.


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