Game Guide: How to Unlock 100% Achievements in Baldur’s Gate 3

Baldur's Gate 3 Achievements
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In this guide, we’ll walkyou through a comprehensive list of achievements in Baldur’s Gate 3 and tips on how to unlock them all.

Game Guide: How to Unlock 100% Achievements in Baldur’s Gate 3

Main Story

  • Descent From Avernus: Take control of the nautiloid and escape the Hells.
  • The Plot Thickens: Complete Act I.
  • The City Awaits: Complete Act II.
  • All’s Well That Ends Well: Finish the game.
  • Absolute Power Corrupts: Take control of the Netherbrain and bend the world to your will.
  • Hero of the Forgotten Realms: Kill the Netherbrain and destroy the Absolute tadpoles.
  • Sins of the Father: Claim your Throne of Blood.
  • Ceremorphosis: Become a mind flayer to defeat the Netherbrain.

Boss and Combat

  • Devil’s in the Details: Defeat Commander Zhalk on the nautiloid.
  • Pest Control: Kill the Spider Matriarch before her eggs hatch.
  • A Grym Fate: Kill the Adamantine Golem without using the Forge Hammer.
  • Non-Invasive Procedure: Kill the Surgeon before he performs surgery on you in combat.
  • Penny Pincher: Defeat the Toll Collector without her using gold against you – excellent budgeting.
  • No Free Lunches: Defeat the Apostle of Myrkul before it consumes any necromites.
  • Fancy Footwork: Defeat Gortash in Wyrm’s Rock without activating any traps.
  • First Blood: Kill Orin while her cultists are performing their ritual chant.
  • Interfectorem Draconis: Kill the red dragon in the Upper City.
  • Crash Landing: In the Wyrmway, wait until the dragon is mid-flight, then knock it out of the sky.

Side Quest

  • Under Lock and Key: Rescue all the prisoners from the depths of Moonrise Towers in one playthrough.
  • She Cannot Be Caged!: Rescue Sazza from the Emerald Grove, Goblin Camp, and Moonrise Towers in one playthrough.
  • Taking Blood: Steal the Blood of Lathander from underneath Rosymorn Monastery.
  • Leave No One Behind: Save every tiefling refugee you can throughout the game in a single playthrough.
  • Murder in Baldur’s Gate: Coat the streets of Baldur’s Gate in blood and become an Unholy Assassin of Bhaal.
  • Mind Blown: Romance the Emperor.
  • Kill Two Birds With One Gnome: Use one enemy as an improvised weapon against another.
  • Busker: Earn a hundred gold from playing sweet, sweet music in a single playthrough.
  • Action Surge: Perform five attacks in one turn. Your enemies won’t know what hit them (literally).
  • Fists of Fury: Kill a character with an Unarmed Strike.

Character Development

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  • Roleplayer: Complete ten background goals in a single playthrough.
  • Bedrolls and Breakfast: Take four full Long Rests in a single playthrough.
  • Expand Your Mind: Consume a parasite and unlock a new power.
  • Dig for Victory: Dig up five buried chests in a single playthrough.
  • No Penny Required: Successfully use Detect Thoughts to pry into someone’s thoughts.
  • Escapologist: Break out of prison after being arrested.
  • Outsourcing: Recruit a hireling. You can befriend them or use them as cannon-fodder.
  • Jack-of-all-Trades: Multiclass into every class in one playthrough without asking Withers to change your character.
  • Homebrewer: Create three unique alchemical solutions in a single playthrough.
  • You Have Two Hands for a Reason: Pet Scratch and the owlbear cub at the same time.
  • Rude, Crude, and Full of Attitude: Find and summon the quasit Shovel.
  • Forged in Blood and Fire: Craft an item in the Adamantine Forge.

Fun and Unique Achievements

  • Bottoms Up: Long Rest using only alcohol which is a time-honored dwarven tradition.
  • Shove Off: Kill a creature with falling damage.
  • Bookworm: Read 100 different books in a single playthrough.
  • Punch Drunk: Defeat twenty opponents while a party character is drunk in a single playthrough.
  • Fetch Quest: Play fetch with Scratch.
  • Repairing the Weave: Stabilize Gale’s Netherese orb.
  • The Lich-Queen’s Wrath: Ally with Voss against the Githyanki God-Queen.
  • To Bloom in Darkest Night: Gift Shadowheart a night orchid.
  • Hot Date: Go on a date with Karlach.
  • Just a Nibble: Let Astarion bite you.
  • Loophole: Break Wyll’s pact with Mizora.
  • Embrace Your Urge: Become Bhaal’s ultimate weapon and transform into his Slayer.
  • Critical Hit: Complete the game in Tactician mode.

Earning all of Baldur’s Gate 3 achievements can be a challenging and time-consuming endeavor, but with determination and this guide by your side, you can conquer them all. Remember that some achievements may require multiple playthroughs, so be prepared to invest a significant amount of time in this epic adventure.