How To Use Radiating Orb In BG3 (Effect Explained)

If you’ve been diving into the world of Baldur’s Gate 3, you may have encountered the mysterious Radiating Orb. Despite its name, the Radiating Orb isn’t an item but rather a powerful status effect that can have a significant impact on both your party and your enemies. Understanding how to use it effectively can make a big difference in battles.

Exploring Radiating Orb in BG3

Image Credits: Vincent Van Games on YouTube. Use Luminous Armour to inflict Radiating Orb to your enemy in BG3.

Radiating Orb causes entities affected by it to suffer a -1 penalty to their Attack Rolls for each remaining turn. Additionally, it emits a bright light that functions as Daylight, affecting creatures sensitive or weak to sunlight in the area.

The real power of Radiating Orb comes from its ability to stack effects when combined with other items that apply this condition.

Utilizing Radiating Orb in Baldur’s Gate 3

To make use of Radiating Orb, you’ll need to equip specific armor, accessories, or weapons that can apply the effect through their associated skills. Some items that can apply Radiating Orb include:

  • Boots of Stormy Clamour (Boots)
  • Callous Glow Ring (Ring)
  • Coruscation Ring (Ring)
  • Fabricated Arbalest (Heavy Crossbow)
  • Luminous Armour (Heavy Armor)
  • Luminous Gloves (Gloves)
  • The Sacred Star (Morningstar)

That covers what the Radiating Orb is in Baldur’s Gate 3 and how to use it effectively. If you’re interested in exploring more powerful effects and builds, check out our guide on the best Gloomstalker Assassin build for this game. You can also find help on other topics such as deciding whether to kneel to Vlaakith, eliminate Valeria, or take down Aelis Siryasius.