The Oddballs and Underdogs in Baldur's Gate 3

A look at the most unusual and intriguing characters in Baldur's Gate 3, Larian Studio's role-playing game.

The Fresh Takes: Faldorn and Minsc

Faldorn, a true neutral druid, steps out of the established norms with her seething hatred for illegal loggers straying into her forest. Her strong-willed personality and ardent determination set her apart as a refreshing deviation from the stereotypical peace-loving druid. Minsc, despite being a powerful ranger, is another unusual character, his unique charm attributed to his sidekick, a miniature giant space hamster named Boo.

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Ingenuity Incarnate: Tiax and Quayle

The Oddballs and Underdogs in Baldur

True to his mad clerical tendencies, Tiax believes himself destined for glory. His offbeat demeanor and ambitions bring a different flavor to Baldur's Gate 3's narrative. Quayle, another audacious character, despite seeming harmless, is a gnome illusionist/cleric with grand dreams of his magical prowess.

The Dynamic Duo: Xzar and Montaron

Xzar's unpredictable tendency towards extreme bouts of madness sets an engaging tone whenever he’s involved. His companion, Montaron, offers a stark contrast with a solemn temperament, creating an entertaining and intriguing duo that fans can't help but adore.

Driven by Honor: Kagain and Khalid

Kagain, a dwarf warrior consumed by greed, has a somewhat endearing quality of obsessively wanting to constantly ensure everyone's safety. Khalid is an interesting character tied down by his sense of honor. His stammering speech and uncertainty might be seen as weaknesses, but they ultimately add depth to his character.

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The Woman of Mystery: Neera

Neera, a half-elf wild mage, constantly battles the instability of her unpredictable magic. Her mysterious allure and her struggle for control over her own powers make her a character players are drawn towards.

An Unlikely Pair : Eldoth and Skie

Eldoth, depicted as a manipulative and selfish bard, uses people for personal gains. His relationship with the naive and pampered Skie, adds an unusual layer to his character, making players wonder about his true intentions.

Tough and Tender: Shar-Teel Dosan

Shar-Teel Dosan is a multi-faceted character. She comes across as tough and menacing, challenging male characters to dual to prove their strength. Beneath the surface, she hides a tender side, providing an interesting depth to her character.

The Eccentric Egghead: Algernon

Algernon is an eccentric man who swindles players with a 'Potions of Mirrored Eyes' scam. His unusual hustle and oddball personality set him apart from other characters in the world of Baldur’s Gate 3.

The Temptress: Viconia

Viconia is an enchanting dark elf cleric, whose nefarious deeds and alluring charm make her a temptress that players find hard to resist. Her background as a social outcast brings layers to her character, making her a subject of intrigue.

A Touch of Madness: Xzar

Xzar, a mad necromancer, is hugely popular due to his eccentric behaviour. His unpredictability and frequent mood swings provide a thrilling gaming experience, keeping players guessing with every interaction.

The Simple and Strong: Yeslick Orothiar

Yeslick Orothiar, a dwarf fighter, fights with a simple yet powerful spirit. His unyielding nature and humble demeanor make him a heartwarming addition to the guild.

Magical Adventures Await with Fizban

Fizban, a magical war traumatised by his past, doesn't let his history hinder his cheeky charm. His vibrant personality and magical abilities make him an interesting companion to have during the journey.

The Compassionate: Aerie

Aerie is a brave and kind-hearted creature. Her selflessness and caring demeanor make her character one that players genuinely admire. Despite losing her wings, she never loses her ability to care and love.

The Lovable Lunatic: Minsc and Boo

Minsc’s character is offbeat and memorable due to his unfaltering, yet questionable, friendship with a small hamster named Boo. His dedication to his pet companion adds a lovable yet often hilarious twist to his character.

Raw and Wild: Baeloth Barrityl.

The raw and wild Baeloth Barrityl is an entertaining addition to the game. Renowned for his chaotic ways and flamboyant actions, Baeloth always manages to spin an action-packed tale in every encounter.

The Tinkerer: Jan Jansen

The charismatic and tinkering gnome, Jan Jansen, is always ready to craft an invention. His smart-mouthed commentary and charming personality make every interaction entertaining and memorable.

Sly and Scheming: Viconia DeVir

Evil or misunderstood? Viconia DeVir keeps players guessing with her dynamic characterization and narrative contributions. Her sly and scheming ways add to the dark and dramatic tone of the game.

Innocence Unmasked: Shar-Teel Dosan

Shar-Teel Dosan, often misunderstood for her toughness, reveals an unexpected side of her character. She proves that there is a lot more than what meets the eye, creating an interesting dynamic in interactions with her.

The Darling of the Docks: Saemon Havarian

Saemon Havarian, a pirate, and a lover of seafaring adventures, is another character whose charm is hard to deny. His roguish ways and charm make an exciting addition to the game's narrative.

The Lone Wanderer: Alora

The halfling thief, Alora, is the epitome of childhood innocence. Her optimism, friendliness, and courage despite her small stature create a sense of familiarity and attachment for players.

Fiery Spirits: Branwen and Eilrie

Branwen, a cleric, and Eilrie, an elven sorceress, stand out with their fiery spirit and passion-driven motives. They bring excitement and unexpected turns to every encounter, making the gameplay absolutely enthralling.