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BG3 Secret Cellar Door: How To Find & Open

Our guide below will show you how to open the secret Cellar door in Baldur's Gate 3.

Want to know how to open the secret door inside the cellar in Baldur’s Gate 3? Though you may find the hidden door, knowing how to open it is a task within itself during the “Search the Cellar” quest. The Act 1 quest puts players inside a cellar under the Blighted Village Apothecary. Your objective is to find the Necromancer’s Book along with other handsome rewards. But many players find themselves stuck in the Doctor’s basement itself. To proceed ahead and get the Necromancer’s Book, players need to find the secret cellar door. Our guide below will walk you through it.

How to Open the Secret Cellar Door in Baldur’s Gate 3

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When you step down into the cellar and reach the Doctor’s basement, you will discover a massive bookcase. The secret door is actually behind this bookcase. So, how can you find a way inside? Check out the steps below to know how to open the secret Cellar door in Baldur’s Gate 3.

  1. When you stand in front of the bookcase, you will spot several boxes lying on the floor to your left.
  2. You can either move or destroy these boxes.
  3. Once done, a lever on the wall will be revealed above these boxes.
  4. Walk towards the lever and interact with it.
  5. Doing so, will move the bookcase and reveal a hidden doorway.

Once you open the secret cellar door in BG3, you can head on inside. You will find an open cave inside with two Guardian undead that will attack you if you get close to their coffins. After beating them, you will find an Ornate mirror blocking your path ahead. To pass through, you need to make the mirror believe that you are an ally of its master. It will ask you five questions, if your answers are satisfactory, you will be allowed to pass.

That’s all you need to know on how to open the secret Cellar door in Baldur’s Gate 3. For more such informative guides, don’t forget to visit our BG3 section.