Baldur’s Gate 3, a fascinating and one of the best table-top RPG DnD games of 2023 has some really spectacular hidden spells. While many of them are easy to find throughout your journey, others are hidden away in plain sight. One of these spells is called the Animate Dead Spell which has versatile usability. Here in this guide, we will show you how to get animate dead spell in BG3 (Baldur’s Gate 3).
What is Animate Dead Spell and what does it do?
Animate Dead belongs to the Necromancy Spell School Level 3 which will summon an undead from the corpse to benefit you in combat. Using this undead servant, you can either interact with the environment, benefit you and your teammates, or simply inflict damage on other enemies. It has the following stats:
- Target: Small/Medium Corpse
- Spell Type: Necromancy Level 3 Spell
- Range: 3 meters
Uses of Animate Dead Spell
There are two types of Animate Dead Spell and each one is different from another based on the melee and ranged attack.
- Animate Dead Zombie – Summons Zombies in melee combat
- Animate Dead Skeletons – Summons skeletons in range combat
Furthermore, when you upgrade the Animate Dead Spell in BG3, you also get Skeleton Squad, Zombie Batallion, Ghoul, Ghoul Pack, Flying Ghoul, and finally, Flying Ghoul Flock.
How to get Animate Dead Spell in BG3 (Baldur’s Gate 3)
Certain classes in Baldur’s Gate 3 can unlock Animate Dead Spell at specific levels. Following are the classes and levels:
- Paladin at level 9 – Oathbreaker
- Necromancy School at level 6 – Wizard Subclass
- Pact of the Tome at level 5 – Warlock Subclass
- Cleric at 3rd/5th level
- Circle of Spores at 3rd/5th level – Druid
- Life Domain – Cleric
- Light Domain – Cleric
- Trickery Domain – Cleric
Each of the classes can cast an Animate Dead Spell in BG3. Cleric, Wizard, and Circle of Spores Druit alongside Warlocks (Pact of Tome), can cast it at level 5th of their class.
But, Paladin and others can cast Animate Dead after level 9. This winds up all the details on How to get Animate Dead Spell in BG3.