Baldur's Gate 3 guardian - what is it?

Baldur's Gate 3 guardian - woman with bow and arrow

Baldur's Gate 3 guardian - woman with bow and arrow

During the character creation process, which is already quite deep if you are looking to get them to look exactly like you want, there's a mysterious step. Indeed, many seem to be confused about the Baldur's Gate 3 guardian. Just what is this character about?

It is an added step during the character creation process, one that the game doesn't really give you a lot of details about. Understandably, you might be curious to know more about it.

So, let's uncover the mystery once and for all, while trying to keep spoilers to a minimum. Let's find out about the Baldur's Gate 3 guardian and what is it used for.

What is the Baldur's Gate 3 guardian?

This is a NPC which will play a big part in the plot and you'll meet them early in the game. Trying to keep spoilers to a minimum, we can tell you that it will appear to you in a dream fairly early in Act 1, and will reveal its nature as a protector of sorts, to your main character.

Now, if you decide to go along with its suggestions or to reject them outrightly, it is up to you. This character was also present in the Early Access version of Baldur's Gate 3, to be clear, so it is definitely here to stay. But it was designed to be fairly different, its overall motives were pretty clear.

What's the best design for the Guardian?

Up to this point, the role of the Guardian is still pretty much mysterious. So we would recommend to just design them as you wish, whatever race or class you desire should be fine.

The guardian will definitely be a big part of the early plot in Act 1 and will pop up again in the rest of the game. So, let's just make them look like a character that we'll be happy to meet, especially since they tend to pop up in dreams a lot.

That's all we have for you on the Baldur's Gate 3 guardian for the moment. But if you're looking for more tips and tricks on the game, check out our guides on best classes, classes tier list and how to heal.

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