Potions of Perception temporarily raise the chance of successful thieving rolls by 20%. This will last for 6 hours in-game time, which is more than 30 minutes real time. It's sold at Sorcerous Sundries and other stores and it may be found in containers across the Sword Coast. This item appears in Baldur's Gate, Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition and Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn.


This potion heightens the sensory perception of the drinker, which allows delicate tasks to be performed better. The effect is to make certain thieving skills more likely to succeed.

+20% Open Locks

+20% Find Traps

+20% Pick Pockets

+20% Move Silently

Lists +20% Hide in Shadows but does not actually give benefit to this skill.

Stacks with Potion of Master Thievery up to the cap of 280.