## A Comprehensive Guide & Walkthrough to Baldur’s Gate 3
Beginner Guides & Tips
For players new to Baldur’s Gate 3 and party-based RPGs, there are some basic guides that can be very helpful in getting familiar with the game. However, even more advanced players can still benefit from the tips and tricks listed below.
Game Mechanics in Baldur’s Gate 3
Baldur’s Gate 3 involves complex game mechanics, and those who have never played Dungeons and Dragons may find themselves struggling to understand how the RPG works. The combat and out-of-combat systems in the game are robust, and having a deep understanding of how Baldur’s Gate 3 functions can significantly change how players approach challenges in the Sword Coast and beyond.
Class & Build Guides
When the game is released, players will have a choice of 12 different classes, each taken from the pages of Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition. These classes have been slightly adjusted to better fit the video game medium. While no single class dominates Baldur’s Gate 3, it is worth exploring the playstyle and builds of each before committing to one. Each class in the game is entirely unique, although some may not be as enjoyable to play or may not complement your party as well as others.
Quest Walkthroughs & Points of Interest
Baldur’s Gate 3 offers numerous quests that players can undertake, all of which are tracked in the Journal. These quests follow a story thread and often branch out and end differently based on the player’s decisions. In addition to side quests and the puzzles they lead to, there are also many points of interest in the game. These are places and locations that players should explore for their unique encounters or rewards.
Quests & Puzzle Solutions – Act One
Points of Interest – Act One
Romance Walkthroughs & Dialogue Choices
An essential aspect of Baldur’s Gate 3 is the roleplaying side of the game, where characters can interact with the world based on their decisions, backstories, class, and race. The game features extensive dialogue and numerous decisions to be made. Detailed information about these choices will be provided below, allowing players to consider all of their options. Another significant aspect of Baldur’s Gate 3 is the opportunity to romance companions. However, players will need to win over their potential partners before any explicit content occurs.
RP & Dialogue Choice Outcomes – Act One
Equipment, Spells, & Other Items
No RPG would be complete without a wide range of weapons, armors, spells, and other items for players to acquire. Baldur’s Gate 3 excels in this aspect, offering over 600 spells and countless unique equipment and items. Players have numerous options to customize their characters’ defensive capabilities, combat skills, and more. To save time and focus on the best items and spells, it is recommended to refer to the guides provided below.
Baldur’s Gate 3 Equipment
Spells & Other Abilities in BG3