Baldur’s Gate 3: How To Speak To Animals

Check out this guide to know how to possess the ability to speak to animals and communicate in Baldur's Gate 3.

Speaking to animals and verbally connecting with them in Baldur’s Gate 3 adds an extra layer of depth to its already rich narrative. As the game is set in the Dungeon & Dragons universe, players will come across different animals and a wide range of monstrous creatures hailing from the Forgotten Realms. Not only will talking to animals help you have a communication with them but it will also help you explore some different routes and quests accordingly. Although it can seem quite tricky for players given the intricate gameplay of BG3. However, rest assured there are many ways through which you can communicate with these creatures. And if you are looking to explore them, then this is the guide you should check out further.

How to Speak to Animals in Baldur’s Gate 3

how to talk to animals in baldur's gate 3

There are a few ways through which you can speak to animals in Baldur’s Gate 3. It is worth keeping in mind that for a much more natural experience we recommend you choose the option which suits you better:

Speak with Animals Spell

One of the ways through which players can learn the ability to talk to animals in Baldur’s Gate 3 is through learning the Speak with Animals spell. It is one of the level 1 spells players can learn from the Divination School in the game. The spell remains active throughout the day until your character has a long rest. It does not require Concentration making it simply one of the most effective spells in BG3. Here is a list of all the classes that can obtain Speak with Animals spell in-game:

  • Bard: One of the level 1 spells you can learn playing this poet class.
  • Druid: Either you can unlock the level 1 Speak with Animals spell or you can transform into an animal using the Wild Shape Effect in Baldur’s Gate 3.
  • Warlock: Warlocks can cast the spell at will, if they have Beast Speech, one of the Eldritch invocations you will come across in the game.
  • Ranger: One of the level 1 spells you can unlock playing Ranger.
  • Paladin: Players can learn the spell, once they select the Oath Of Ancients option while playing Paladin.
  • Wildheart: This Barbarian subclass can learn the spell as a level 3 feature in-game.

Potion of Animal Speaking

The option to speak to animals in Baldur’s Gate 3 is not just available to specific classes. Players can consume the Potion of Animal Speaking to verbally communicate with all the creatures in the Forgotten Realms. You can purchase the potion either from Derryth Bonecloak at the Myconid Village or from Arron at the Hollow.

Forest Gnome in Baldur’s Gate 3

If you are looking to learn the ability to speak to animals as quickly as possible, then selecting the Forest Gnome subrace will suffice for you in BG3. It is one of the inherent and exclusive traits that they possess as a feature. Picking this subrace will help you talk to animals effectively and without any hassle.

That’s everything covered on how to Speak to Animals in Baldur’s Gate 3. Check out our guide on how to get Owlbear and spells tier list in BG3, and if you find them interesting look out for our Baldur’s Gate 3 section, right here on Gamer Tweak.