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How To Prepare Spells In Baldur’s Gate 3 | Best Tips

Easily prepare spells and make them ready to use while in battle in Baldur's Gate 3.

Similar to D&D 5E, your spellcasters in Baldur’s Gate 3 have only a limited number of spells that they can use. Hence, it is important to have the best of their spells in handy so that they can easily use it when in need. This guide will walk you through how to prepare spells in Baldur’s Gate 3.

Baldur’s Gate 3: How to Prepare Spells

To put it straight forward, your team needs to be at a complete halt so that spellcasters such as Wizards and Clerics can prepare their spells. This means that any of your team members should not be actively performing any actions. The location is not important to be able to prepare spells. You can be in the middle of any quest, wilderness, or even in any hostile territory. The only thing that matters is that you and your team should be at a halt.

Once this is checked, you can enter the UI for preparing spells in Baldur’s Gate 3. To do this, open spellbook and head to the spells option. From here, you can view all the spells that are already prepared. The ones that are ready at disposal are the highlighted ones, while the rest are greyed out.

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If there are any empty slots remaining, you can prepare new spells; however, if there are no empty slots you will have to switch between spells. You can switch any of the prepared spells with the greyed ones to prepare them. All you need to do is click on the spell that you want to replace and then select the spell that you want it to be replaced with.

The only thing to consider here is that you cannot switch mismatched level spells. For instance, you can only replace a level 1 spell with another level 1 spell. Similarly, you can only change a level 2 spell with another level 2 spell, and so on.

Once you have changed the spells, they will be auto-prepared in Baldur’s Gate 3. You can check their availability for battle by viewing your Hotbar at the bottom of the screen.

That’s everything you need to know about how to prepare spells in Baldur’s Gate 3. The game is full of quests that are challenging to complete. One such quest is the Remove the Parasite quest that involves clearing a Goblin camp. You can refer to our Goblin camp guide to easily clear it. Furthermore, you can also read about another task where you have to solve the Enclave Library puzzle to collect a rare gear as a reward. Hope our guides will help you complete these time-consuming tasks quickly and in no time.