How to revive characters in Baldur’s Gate 3

An image of Baldur's Gate 3 characters.Larian Studios

Baldur’s Gate 3 can be a pretty tough game at times, with some unforgiving enemies and powerful bosses plaguing Faerun. With that in mind, you might need to bring some characters back. So, here’s how to do it.

The long-awaited RPG Baldur’s Gate 3 has players eagerly diving into the Dungeon and Dragons world creating their characters, meeting companions, and of course battling plenty of monsters.

Among the monsters you’ll come up against in the game, there are a lot of classic D&D creatures including Mind Flayers and Imps. However, in some of those battles, you may find yourself having to revive characters from time to time.

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So, here’s exactly how to revive a dead character in Baldur’s Gate 3.

An image of a character in Baldur's Gate 3, a game where you can revive characters.Larian Studios

How to revive characters in Baldur’s Gate 3

There are a couple of different ways for players to revive characters in Baldur’s Gate 3, and we’ve detailed them both below.

Use a Scroll of Revivfy

One way to bring a character back to life in Baldur’s Gate 3 is by using a Scroll of Revivfy. These can be used if one of your allies falls in battle and it will instantly revive them. Any character in the game can use the spell as long as they have the item in their inventory.

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When you’re ready to use it, simply navigate to your inventory and use the Scroll of Revivfy like you would use any other item. After the spell has been cast, an AoE will appear on the screen, simply select your fallen teammate and they will come back to life.

Speak to the Hooded Skeleton

Another way you can revive characters in the game is through the Hooded Skeleton. Before this option becomes available, however, you’ll need to free him in the ‘Overgrown Ruins’ quest and then he’ll join your camp. Follow the steps below to revive a character via the Talkative Skeleton:

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  1. If a character has died in battle, wait until the battle is over and then fast-travel to your camp.
  2. Talk to the Hooded Skeleton by the beach.
  3. He’ll offer to revive any character for you at a cost of 200 gold.
  4. Once the transaction has been made, your ally will be fully revived and respawn at camp ready to go out on another quest!

There you have it, that’s everything you need to know about how to revive characters in Baldur’s Gate 3! For more content on the game, check out our guides below:

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