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Entity Central Index Key 0000886163
Amendment Flag false
Document Type 8-K
Document Period End Date Oct. 15, 2019
Entity Registrant Name LIGAND PHARMACEUTICALS INC
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE
Entity File Number 001-33093
Entity Tax Identification Number 77-0160744
Entity Address, Address Line One 3911 Sorrento Valley Boulevard, Suite 110
Entity Address, City or Town San Diego
Entity Address, State or Province CA
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 92121
City Area Code 858
Local Phone Number 550-7500
Written Communications false
Soliciting Material false
Pre-commencement Tender Offer false
Pre-commencement Issuer Tender Offer false
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share
Trading Symbol LGND
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ
Entity Emerging Growth Company false