Baldur’s Gate 3 – Auntie Ethel not Spawning – How to fix

There’s a common bug in Baldur’s Gate 3 at the moment, associated with Auntie Ethel. It looks like Auntie Ethel is not appearing during her boss fight, thus haltering quest progress. Is there a fix? Lets find out.

Baldur’s Gate 3 – Auntie Ethel not Spawning – How to fix

Just like every Early Access game, Baldur’s Gate 3 also has a lot of bugs. Some are pretty annoying while some are not so much. The one we are taking a look at here is the Auntie Ethel bug.

Some players are being unable to make Aunt Ethel spawn during her boss fight. This is hindering the in-game progress of my many results. And they are only getting more frustrated, as the developers keep on delaying the patches to fix bugs like these.

How to fix the “Auntie Ethel not spawning” bug

Well, it looks like some players have managed to figure out how to fix this bug. It might not be a permanent solution, but something is better than nothing.

It looks like casting Create Water and then hovering over various locations until a red circle appears is the best way to make Auntie Ethel appear at the moment.

The fight ahead is still bugged and you can just keep slashing away until you defeat her.

Here is a video from a Steam user called FlaskkYT, where he is showing the whole process:

Thanks to FlaskkYT for this guide and I hope this helps all those players who are stuck due to this stupid bug.


If you think this guide had helped you then let us know in the comment section below. Also, if you are facing problems that are not mentioned on this article then also you can comment below. We will try come out with a fix. Good luck!


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