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This article is a copyrights legal page for BG3Wiki. For a guide to licensing on BG3Wiki, see BG3Wiki:Licensing.

BG3Wiki is an unofficial, non-commercial fan wiki for Baldur's Gate 3 by Larian Studios. Original texts and the textual contents of articles on BG3Wiki are primarily licensed under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0), unless otherwise stated on that page, with additional exceptions described on this page.

This means that editors retain exclusive rights and ownership over their contributions. Any such content published on the articles of this wiki remains the property of the contributor, but is irrevocably licensed under the Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license.

Some texts, files, or images on BG3Wiki are posted or uploaded under the Larian Studios' Fan Content Policy. These are used strictly for informative, illustrative, or educational purposes.

Any files or images published on BG3Wiki that are not uploaded under the CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license are either uploaded under the Larian Studios' Fan Content Policy, are licensed to the wiki by the copyright holder, or are uploaded under a different license as noted in that file or image's description.

Note: Contents in the MediaWiki or BG3Wiki namespaces (pages with those prefixes in their titles) may follow different copyrights from the rest of the wiki. These spaces are not available to edit by most users, and must still respect copyright law.

Copyright information for contributors

When contributing to BG3Wiki, your contributions (your work), including edits to articles / pages, as well as new articles / pages created, are licensed to BG3Wiki under the Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license.

By contributing to BG3Wiki, you recognise that you have a right to license this work to BG3Wiki, and understand that this license is irrevocable, meaning, you cannot take it back or change your mind later.

Wherever possible, you will be credited in the article's History section using your IP or username (if signed into the wiki) at the time of the edit, and the contribution will be listed in the wiki's Contributions log. At any time, you have a right to claim ownership over your work on any Discussion / Talk Pages of articles where your work is used. Your work may at any time be moved or copied elsewhere on the wiki, without your permission. You understand that you have a right to claim credit to your work on any articles where it is used on the wiki, but that it is your obligation to do so, such on those articles' talk pages.

Any changes to work you license to BG3Wiki will be illustrated on the respective article's History page.

This license is non-exclusive, meaning BG3Wiki cannot prevent you from publishing or license your work elsewhere, and you retain copyright to any work you license to BG3Wiki. BG3Wiki may not use your work in cases where the primary purpose of the work is profit.

You are responsible for ensuring your work does not infringe on any copyright.

Copyright information for users

If you wish to reuse BG3Wiki's contents elsewhere, you must do so using the Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license or a compatible license.

This use cannot be commercial, meaning its primary use cannot be for profit (meaning you can't sell the content or place ads on it), and you must credit the wiki by including a permalink to the article you are using content from, and indicate any potential changes you have made to the work. You must not in any way suggest the wiki endorses your work.

You must also respect any other potential licenses used on the wiki. You are responsible for ensuring your work does not infringe on any copyright.

Crediting the wiki

In order to properly credit BG3Wiki, please do one or more of the following.

  • Backlinking (text pieces of any length)
  • Shout-out with a link on screen (media of any length)
  • Link in the description box (media of any length)
  • Link as a pinned comment (media of any length)
  • Link in any captions or alt-text (images)

Other copyrights

All fonts and original logos used in this wiki are licensed under Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0). The current BG3Wiko logo is a large gold W in the font Sherwood with distressed details added. This was designed by HINK.

An image of BG3Wiki's logo.

Larian Studios' Fan Content Policy

We quote:

"We greatly value interaction with our community and you keep surprising us with the projects you come up with (Fan Content).

We are getting a lot of questions about what you can or can’t do with Larian Studios’ intellectual property (IP). While we tend to be liberal about what we allow, we do need to set some boundaries to protect our interests.

So here are the 5 guidelines we ask you to live/work/create by:

1. Keep it FREE. You can use Larian Studios’ IP (except for the restrictions listed in #3) to make Fan Content you share with the community for free. Free means:

  • You can’t require payments, surveys, downloads, subscriptions, or email registration to access your Fan Content;
  • You can’t sell or license your Fan Content to any third parties for any type of compensation; and
  • Your Fan Content must be free for others (including Larian Studios) to view, access, share, and use without paying you anything or seeking your permission.

To be clear, we don’t have a problem with you taking advantage of sponsorships, ad revenue, and donations—so long as:

  • You don’t use a sponsor that would be harmful to Larian Studios, like endorsing offensive or polarizing sponsors;
  • You make it clear (verbally or visually) that they are acting as a sponsor only;
  • You do not associate Larian Studios with your sponsor in any way; and
  • The sponsoring does not interfere with the community’s access to your Fan Content.

2. Keep it clear it’s FAN Content. When sharing your creations, don’t create confusion about the nature of your work. Make sure it’s clear, that your content is not endorsed or sponsored by Larian Studios—i.e. its unofficial.

3. Keep it honest. Respect people’s IP, both ours and that of others.

This means, we ask you:

  • Not to use Larian Studios’ logos and trademarks.
  • Not to tinker with the legal notices in our creations. If the Larian Studios IP you are incorporating into your Fan Content already has copyright notices, logos, trademarks, or other notices existing within it, don’t remove them;
  • Not to use our IP in other games. This includes your own or other people’s games or game components (e.g. rule books, tokens, figures), regardless of whether it is distributed for free;
  • Don’t use Larian Studios’ Video or Music in your Fan Content. Simply embedding a video from an authorized third-party’s website (e.g., Twitch or YouTube) is ok though.

As well as to:

  • Refrain from using other people’s stuff in your Content. If we learn that your Fan Content also includes other people’s IP (e.g., crossovers/mashups) without their permission, we may ask you to take it down.

4. Keep it clean. We reserve the right to stop or restrict your use of Larian Studios’ IP at any time, including when we think your use is inappropriate, offensive, damaging, or disparaging (and we’ll make that call in our sole discretion). If this happens, you must immediately take down your Fan Content.

5. Keep it legit. It’s your Fan Content, so you are solely responsible for ensuring that your creations don’t violate the laws of your region. In addition to this Policy, your use of any Larian Studios’ IP must also comply with Larian Studios’ terms of use.

If you have any questions or the Fan Content you want to make isn’t covered by this Policy, contact us via We’ll reply back as soon as we can. Please understand that if you don’t hear from us, it does not mean we approve of your requested use of Larian Studios’ IP."