Best Baldur's Gate 3 mods - playable Ogre, Goblin, Minotaur

Baldur's Gate 3 mods - picture of a character fighting an Owlbear
Credit: Larian Studios

Baldur's Gate 3 mods - picture of a character fighting an Owlbear
Credit: Larian Studios

Are you curious about the best Baldur's Gate 3 mods that have been released lately? You're definitely not alone.

Hundreds of players are excited to test out new mods, especially now that the game supports mods officially. Now we can definitely expect Baldur's Gate 3 mods like Playable Mindflayer and Origin Character Unlock to get updates from their creators.

So, let's check out the best mods for Baldur's Gate 3 that you can play right now.

The best Baldur's Gate 3 mods

Currently, there are not a tons of mods for Baldur's Gate 3, but some of them we are definitely a fan of. Such as Tav's Hair Salon, Playable Ogre and MoreFeats are some of our favorites. Other mods are mostly related to UI overhauls and playable race extensions.

Here are the best mods available for Baldur's Gate 3:

  • Party Limit Begone: by using this mod you can have a full party of 16 characters and also multiplayer with 8.
  • Playable Ogre: With this mod, you can now play as an Ogre. Since an Ogre is a big creature, it can open up the possibility for a pure combat or crusher build.
  • Choose your Stats: this allows you to drink a potion to respec your character, quite useful if you changed your mind while playing.
  • Playable Goblin: This mod will allow you to play as a tricky yet agile goblin. Keep in mind that Goblins have small HP pools, so using the Playable Goblin mod will feel like a challenge.
  • Tav's Hair Salon: this mod makes you choose a variety of great different haircuts for both male and female characters.
  • Playable Minotaur: The Playable Minotaur mod will let you play as a bulky Minotaur, good for tanking damage and crushing small and medium foes.
  • MoreFeats: Getting feats is one of the most exciting things in Baldur's Gate 3. With MoreFeats mod, you'll have the option to acquire additional feats for your characters.
  • ImprovedUI: This mod aims to improve the UI of Baldur's Gate 3, and it also eases the process of integrating many mods.
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  • Modders Multitool: The Modders Multitool is a mod for modders, allowing the creation of modpacks in an opened workspace.

Now that the game supports mods officially, we can definitely expect the RPG to have more interesting mods for publishing. These new mods will still have to undergo further bug reporting and compatibility testing, but we will update as more interesting ones are released.

How to install Baldur's Gate 3 mods

Installing BG3 mods can be done by following some basic steps, basically you need to unpack the files in the right directory and then update a file. You just need to be aware of file directories, especially the location of your Baldur's Gate 3 folder.

These are all the needed steps for installing BG3 mods:

  • Download a mod file (usually a .pak file) from Nexus Mods.
  • Unpack the mod in Documents\Larian Studios\Baldur’s Gate 3\mods folder.
  • Edit the modsettings.lsx file according to the instructions of the mod. You can find the file in the Player Profiles folder under Baldur's Gate 3. Don't forget to back up the file as well.

Always remember that not all mods are created the same. Some mods require file editing while others are just reliant on the usual unpacking process.

We'll update this article once new mods have been published. Until then, you can always check out Baldur's Gate 3's Steam community hub for more information about game mods.

Since you are here, make sure you check out the best weapons and companions in Baldur's Gate 3.

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