Walkthrough – Baldur’s Gate 3

To understand Baldur’s Gate 3 is to understand dozens of systems, all piled high on each other. Built on the framework of Dungeons and Dragons 5e and filled to the brim with worldbuilding and content, it is a task in-and-of itself to keep track of everything going on it the game. That is where we come in: with this walkthrough, we have done our best to keep track of the important stuff in Baldur’s Gate 3, from Classes, Races and Spells, to Companions and Quests, and everything in between.

Welcome to our Baldur’s Gate 3 Walkthrough.


We’re hard at work on a guide to take you all the way through the game — you’ll find our point-by-point guides below.

Below are all of our tutorials, for answering how to do something or how a specific game mechanic functions. These should your first place to look if you are trying to answer a simple question, or need to know about the specifics of a gameplay system in Baldur’s Gate 3.

What would an adventurer be doing, if not questing? There are many Quests in Baldur’s Gate 3, often contained within other Quests. Main Quests are those which progress the primary narrative of the game, but there are also many categories of Side Quest, including Companion Quests, Personal Quests, and Regional Quests.

Below is a list of all playable Races and Sub-Races in Baldur’s Gate. On each page, you will be able to find information about the race, as well as strategies to make the best use of their unique features.

Classes in Baldur’s Gate 3 determine a character’s primary role within a party, and sub-classes help further define and elevate those roles. Below is a list of all classes and sub-classes available in the game.

Class
Subclasses

Baldur’s Gate 3 is a big game, and so we are in the process of cataloguing each area and creating a walkthrough for it so that you don’t miss anything important as you pass through. Currently, we have the list of all Overworld Regions and Dungeons in the first Act of the game (as well as the prologue).

 

Companions are those who you will travel, fight, and work alongside in Baldur’s Gate 3. You can recruit these companions to come with you for exploration and combat (in groups of up to 4, yourself included), and take all the rest along with you in your camp. But Companions are not just tagalongs — they are each rich characters with complex stories and excellent quests. Well, except for Scratch, who isn’t a true companion, but he’s such a good boy we’ve included him here anyway.

Here are all the available companions (and dogs) in Baldur’s Gate 3:

Companion
Class
Race
Doggo

Of course, this info doesn’t do you any good if you don’t know how to swap your companions in and out of your party, so check out our guide on How to Change Companions if you need help with that.

As a game based on Dungeons and Dragons 5E, the spells in Baldur’s Gate 3 will be immediately familiar to anyone who has played the latest iteration of DnD. Various spells become available to specific classes and sub-classes as they level up. Some are useful for adventuring and puzzle-solving, others for interacting with NPCs, and many are a good way to destroy your enemies.

You can view a list of all the spells in Baldur’s Gate 3 by going to our Spells page.

Feats are extra abilities that you can take upon reaching certain leveling milestones, and can add huge variety and power to your characters. Sadly, as they’re based upon the relatively uninteresting and weak DnD 5E traits, most of them aren’t particularly noteworthy — the Ability Improvement Feat tends to be the main choice for most builds.

You can view a list of all the feats in Baldur’s Gate 3 by going to our Feats page.


We hope that our Walkthrough for Baldur’s Gate 3 has been helpful. If there are any questions still left unanswered for you, however, please leave a comment below so we can address it post-haste.

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