How to revive Baldur’s Gate 3 characters

Hamza Khalid
Hooded Skeleton in Baldur's Gate 3Larian Studios

Baldur’s Gate 3 has a bunch of tough enemies that can easily defeat your characters but the game only has a few ways to revive them. From the Scroll of Revivify to Withers, here’s every way you can revive characters in Baldur’s Gate 3.

Now that Baldur’s Gate 3 is out, players are leaving their Early Access saves and diving into the full game. While the core features related to character-building, classes, and Feats will be the same, you’ll be able to reach the max level and there are basically no restrictions.

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Baldur’s Gate 3 has a rich story but the developers have focused intensely on the combat as well. As such, it won’t be a surprise if you come across opponents that shred your team with just a few moves. For scenarios like this, it’s best to have a bunch of revival items and spells ready.

Let’s take a look at every method to revive characters in Baldur’s Gate 3.

How to revive characters in Baldur’s Gate 3

There are three different methods that players can use to revive characters in Baldur’s Gate 3. The first involves using a Scroll of Revivify to bring your companions back into the fight, the second is to learn and use the Revivify spell, while the third is to speak with Withers, the Hooded Skeleton.

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Teammates can be revived in Baldur’s Gate 3.

Use a Scroll of Revivify in Baldur’s Gate 3

You can utilize a Scroll of Revivify if an ally succumbs during combat, and it will promptly bring them back. Any character can utilize this spell, given they have the item in their possession.

Here’s how to get this done:

  1. Open your inventory.
  2. Look for the Scroll of Revivify.
  3. Select the item.
  4. Cast the spell.

Once that’s done, an Area of Effect (AoE) will appear on the screen. Choose your defeated teammate, and they will be resurrected.

How to get the Scroll of Revivify in Baldur’s Gate 3

You can get the Scroll of Revivify in Baldur’s Gate 3 by completing the Escape the Nautiloid quest in the Prologue. The following merchants also sell this valuable item:

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  • Roah Moonglow at Shattered Sanctum
  • Arron at The Hollow
  • Cyrel at The Risen Road

Do note that the Scroll of Revivify in Baldur’s Gate 3 is very expensive, with a base value of 100 gold.

Revivify Spell in Baldur’s Gate 3

You can revive characters in Baldur’s Gate 3 by learning the Revivify spell which is exclusive to the Cleric (Life, Light, and Trickery Domains) and Paladin classes. It is a level 3 spell that belongs to the Necromancy school and you’ll certainly need a high-level character to acquire it.

Talk to Withers in Baldur’s Gate 3

This method for reviving characters in Baldur’s Gate 3 becomes accessible by freeing Withers during the ‘Overgrown Ruins’ quest.

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Once he becomes a part of your camp, follow these steps to revive a character through Withers:

  1. Once a character has fallen in combat, wait until the fight concludes.
  2. Quickly travel to your camp.
  3. Talk to Withers located by the beach.
  4. He will offer to resurrect any character for you at a price of 200 gold.

Withers can also respec any of your characters for just 100 gold.

Hooded Skeleton in Baldur's Gate 3Larian Studios
Withers can revive your allies in Baldur’s Gate 3.

After the payment is made, your comrade will be completely revived and respawn at camp, ready for the next adventure!

That’s all you need to know about resurrecting characters in Baldur’s Gate 3. For more information on the game, check out some of our other guides below:

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Hamza is a Content Creator & Publisher at Charlie INTEL, who graduated from Bahria University with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration. He's spent the past few years covering news and guides for various video games, including Call of Duty and Apex Legends. He loves digital art, movies, and comic books. You can contact Hamza at [email protected].