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Document Type 8-K
Amendment Flag false
Document Period End Date Jun. 21, 2022
Entity File Number 001-33093
Entity Registrant Name LIGAND PHARMACEUTICALS INCORPORATED
Entity Central Index Key 0000886163
Entity Tax Identification Number 77-0160744
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE
Entity Address, Address Line One 5980 Horton Street
Entity Address, Address Line Two Suite 405
Entity Address, City or Town Emeryville
Entity Address, State or Province CA
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 94608
City Area Code 858
Local Phone Number 550-7500
Written Communications true
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