How to find and use Dark Amethyst in Baldur’s Gate 3

You’ve probably seen players with an entourage of undead. Or maybe you just heard about a book that’s particularly fierce in the first chapter. Whatever led you here, you’ll want to know how to find and use Dark Amethyst in Baldur’s Gate 3.

Baldur’s Gate 3: How to Find and Use Dark Amethyst (BG3)

There’s no shortage of secrets in Baldur’s Gate 3, and the Blighted Village is absolutely packed with secret weapons, secret allies, and of course, fun books. To that end, here’s how to find and use Dark Amethyst.

How to find Dark Amethyst in Baldur’s Gate 3

To find the Dark Amethyst in Baldur’s Gate 3, you’ll need to find… The stricken village. Fortunately, this orc-invested ancient city is located in the center of the map and is impossible to miss once you start exploring. But if you haven’t found it yet, just head west from the Emerald Grove. You’ll find a bridge, then cross it.

Keep going straight, and you’ll quickly get stuck The stricken village waypoint. From the waypoint, cross the road a few meters, and you will find… Damaged village well. Interact with it and pass the Investigation check to realize that there is a stone floor below.

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Once you’re sure jumping in won’t kill you, jump in.

You will find yourself in The depths whisper, a cave infested with spiders. the Dark amethyst It is located at the back of the cave, directly below the Matriarch Phase Spider.

It is possible to sneak past the Matriarch and other stage spiders nearby. But if you choose to defeat the Matriarch Spider and her group of hatchlings, you’ll get the Poisoner’s Robe.

Climb down the vines near the edge of the cliff to grab the Dark Amethyst. But before you leave Whispering Depths, be sure to find… Trainee backpack. vInside, you’ll find Trainee magazineWhich will give you the “Search the Basement” quest. This is not necessary, but it is useful for the next step.

How to use dark amethyst

Dark Amethyst is a necessary component when opening a folder called Necromancy of Tai. The Necromancy of Thay is basically an Eldritch book that can deal you permanent damage or give you a permanent boost, as well as a great undead spell.

But to get it, we’ll need to do some exploring.

come back to me The stricken village. If you have the “Search the Vault” quest, given to you by the Apprentice Journal, you will see a new quest marker in the house very near the Blighted Village waypoint. But it can be found if you do not have a quest marker.

Head to this building and you will find yourself in a general store specializing in herbs and medicines. Behind the counter there is a hatch. Interact with the hatch to reach the basement.

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Once you get to the basement, you’ll find a completely normal basement. But approach the far wall with the plaque on it and you’ll get a Perception check. there Crane You can interact with.

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Pull it, and you will find yourself in a rocky tunnel that leads to a cave full of coffins. Some of these coffins contain undead enemies, so if you want to investigate them, do so with a sword or spell.

Tip: If you have the “Search the Crypt” quest, be sure to check the coffin behind the stone pillar in the cave. This coffin will contain the Dark Journal. By reading it, you will complete the quest and get 15 experience.

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You can ignore the coffins if you want to avoid the fight and go straight to it woman. The Enchanted Mirror will ask you a series of questions. You can trick him, convince him, or hack him. Here are the correct answers to his prompts:

  • When he asks about Szass Tam: “A foul thing. I hope he dies a thousand more deaths.
  • When he asks about balm: “I read the doctor’s magazine. He used balm to clean the wound.

Once you pass the mirror, the real fun begins.

How to get Necromancy from Tai

The Necromancy of Thay is a cursed book hidden behind some traps in the next room. Here’s how to get it.

When you pass through the mirror, you will be in the necromancer’s lair. I just made up that name. In any case.

Tai’s Necromancy is in the locked prison room on the left. but The key to that prison room is on the far rightin a small square room containing a few chests and a lever that allows you to exit the bunker and re-enter the regular bunker.

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Pick up the rusty key. But before you enter the prison cell, notice that there is Trap panel in front of the door. Disarm the trap, which requires you to get a 10 or better. Astarion is very good here.

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Once you disarm the panel and open the door, do not hold the book. there last Trap panel underneath. Disarm this trap, which again requires you to pass 10 or higher. Failure will result in those gargoyles on either side of those books giving you a nice fire shower.

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When you pick it up, you’ll have a shot at it Enter Dark Amethyst. You can then read Necromancy from Tai. Which has its benefits…and its harms.

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Daphne Fama

Lawyer turned games journalist, Daphne Fama spends a huge amount of time playing games across the spectrum but will always have a soft spot for horror and JPRGs. Want to see the best animal pictures the Internet has to offer? Follow her on Twitter at @DaphneFama.

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