Sacred Flame

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Evocation Cantrip

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Conjure a flame-like radiance that deals 1d8 Radiant.

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Sacred Flame is an Evocation Cantrip in Baldur's Gate 3. It deals Radiant damage and ignores cover.


Sacred Flame Information

  • Description: 1d8 radiant dice icon baldursgate3 wiki guide 40px1d8 Radiant. Conjure a flame-like radiance that deals 1d8 Radiant.
  • Level: Cantrip
  • School: Evocation
  • Casting Time: action icon baldursgate3 wiki guide 25pxAction
  • Range:18m/60ft
  • Requires Concentration: No
  • Saving Throw: Dexterity
  • Additional details: Unlike many ranged damage spells, sacred flame doesn't travel between the caster and target, so it can't be blocked by objects.


How to Acquire Sacred Flame

Sacred Flame can be acquired by the following classes:


Sacred Flame Tips & Notes

  • Because sacred flame uses a saving throw and not an attack roll, it gains no benefit from high ground and no penalty from low ground. The target can still be "too high," however.
  • Differences from 5th Edition D&D: None


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    • Anonymous

      In most cases a Light Crossbow (1d8 + dex modifier) will hit more often and will deal more damage than Sacred Flame, especially if the cleric in question is Shadowheart, since she has a higher Dex.
      It does ignore cover, however, and I think a Hexed creature will have a higher likelihood to be hit.

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