Baldur’s Gate 3 Hotfix #9 – Magic Mirror and Underwear

Larian put out a new Hotfix for Baldur’s Gate 3 today. The most notable changes are the ability to customize hirelings using the Magic Mirror that was added in the last update, as well as the ability to use the same Magic Mirror to change your custom character’s name. In addition to these very reflective changes, this Hotfix also comes with several bugfixes, including one where companions kept their underwear on during intimate scenes even with nudity enabled. I’m glad Larian has their priorities in order.

Now, without further ado, here is the complete change list for Hotfix #9 for Baldur’s Gate 3.

Baldur’s Gate 3 Hotfix #9

  • You can now use the Magic Mirror on hirelings.
  • You can now change your name through the Magic Mirror.
  • Fixed a rare crash that could occur when unloading or quickloading a game.
  • Fixed an issue causing GPU crashes on PS5 Vulkan.
  • Fixed the Guardian Statue repeatedly falling into a chasm, causing the server to stall.
  • Fixed a splitscreen issue on PS5 that could cause a black screen when listening in on a dialogue.
  • Fixed unpreparing spells not removing their buffs if the spell was upcasted.
  • Fixed buffs being removed by unpreparing spells if the buff came from a different source (e.g. a scroll).
  • Fixed some character positions and animations breaking if you skip lines in certain dialogues.
  • Fixed the previews not working correctly in the Accessibility options.
  • Fixed an issue causing Minthara’s romance to unreliably trigger.
  • Fixed Minthara’s dialogue after you kill Orin not triggering properly when you talk to her.
  • Fixed the Adamantine Splint Armour sometimes making your legs transparent.
  • Fixed a geometry stretching bug introduced in Hotfix 8 on Vulkan.
  • Fixed characters showing up in their underwear in some intimate scenes even if you have nudity enabled.
  • Fixed Feign Death causing an infinite leave–join combat loop in certain circumstances.
  • Fixed prices in dialogues not displaying correctly in savegames that were made while the price was on screen.
  • Optimised the line-of-sight system for entities with no sight range, like items.

So, there you have it. Mirror, mirror, on the wall, can you make my hirelings more tall? (Yes. Now you can.) Whatever the case, you can check out the Steam community post from Larian here.

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