Baldur’s Gate 3 Druid guide

A guide to the nature-loving, animal-transforming Druids in the new Baldur's Gate 3 expansion.

Baldur’s Gate 3 Druid guide
Published by Liam @ PC Game Spotlight 8 months ago

Baldur's Gate 3 Druid

Looking for a guide to the Baldur's Gate 3 Druid? The Druid is a balanced and versatile class, with great potential for multiclassing, and a wide range of skills and abilities. Whether calling on the elemental forces of nature or emulating the creatures of the animal world, Druids are an embodiment of nature's resilience, cunning, and fury.

The Druid is primarily a spellcaster who can transform into different animals. Depending on your play style, you can balance utility and support in your human form, and then shift into a beast to deal damage. Druids have a variety of beasts to transform into, allowing you exceptional versatility in different situations. The Druid's unique backgrounds and spells like Speak with Animals offer unique roleplaying opportunities, and you'll have the option to multiclass or take prestige classes to further develop your character.

Baldur's Gate 3 Druid class

The Druid class progression in Baldur's Gate 3: Throne of Bhaal is as follows:

Druid level progression

Each level, the Druid gains:

Druid talents

Druids use the following mental skills:

Druid gear

Druids have a unique armor set and limited options for armor and weapons due to limited proficiency and the inability to wear metal armor.

Druid armor and weapons

Druid unique armor and weapons:

Druid feats

The main feat for Druids is Wild Shape, which allows you to transform into beasts for a certain duration depending on your level. The number of transformations and types of animals depend on your subclass. The Wild Strike feat improves the number of attacks while in Wild Shape.

Druid wild shape charges

Wild Shape charges are separate from spell slots and recharge with short rests.

Each animal form has its own abilities and skills. While in Wild Shape, Druids can automatically speak with animals without casting the spell.

Baldur's Gate 3 Druid spells

Here are all the Druid spells in the new expansion:

Baldur's Gate 3 Druid subclasses

There are three subclasses for the Druid in Throne of Bhaal:

Druid archetypes

There are three archetypes for Druids:

Baldur's Gate 3 Druid build

The Druid has a unique armor set and limited options for armor and weapons due to limited proficiency and the inability to wear metal armor. As a result, you may wish to multiclass, such as with the Fighter, to vastly improve your armor options.

While many of the Druid's talents are rooted in nature, there are some that lend themselves to the creation of a well-rounded character. This build focuses on talents that offer utility and support, such as Summon Spirit Companion and Summon Spirit Companion II.

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