How To Craft & Make Potions In BG3 (Baldur’s Gate 3)

Check out this guide to know how you can craft different types of Potions in Baldur's Gate 3 with ease.

Crafting potions is one of the important aspects while exploring and facing enemies in the lands of Baldur’s Gate 3. With different potions in the game, players will be able to get different buffs and resistances along with healing to have an additional advantage. As you progress in the game further, you will come across ability potions that would grant you powers like invisibility, the ability to speak with animals, etc. And although you can purchase them from merchants or find some in loot, crafting them with the right materials will help you have easy access to them in BG3. So if you are wondering how exactly can you brew them, here is a guide you should check out further.

How to Craft Potions in Baldur’s Gate 3

how to brew potions in baldur's gate 3
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To craft potions in Baldur’s Gate 3, players will need to find the right materials and the recipes required to brew the concoctions. Players will come across different potion ingredients and reagents while exploring the lands throughout their campaign. You can hold down the ALT key to see different materials and objects around you in BG3. To make things easy, players can use the Perception Skill or any other Intelligence skill to pass the checks and reveal some of the rarer materials in the game. As you progress through your campaign, you will unlock different recipes either by collecting reagents and materials or by going through different notes and books in Baldur’s Gate 3.

Once you have enough materials and recipes at your disposal, here are the steps you can follow to craft your potions in Baldur’s Gate 3:

  • Open up your inventory by pressing I on your keyboard.
  • Here you will see all your items in the game.
  • Select the Alchemy Tab with the potion icon from the top.
  • You can also open it directly by pressing H on your keyboard.
  • Once done, you will come across all the crafting recipes you have unlocked till now.
  • Under the Potions tab, you will find the different concoctions you can craft in Baldur’s Gate 3.
  • Select the one you want to craft and click on Brew.

It is worth keeping in mind, that players can extract reagents from different materials from the Alchemy Tab which help them learn recipes quickly in BG3.

That’s everything covered on how to craft potions in Baldur’s Gate 3. Check out this Baldur’s Gate 3 Potion List guide to know every potion available for recovery to different abilities in the game, right here on Gamer Tweak.