Background Features
Insight  Proficiency
Religion Proficiency

Acolyte is a Background in Baldur's Gate 3. Backgrounds are special traits or expertises that affect the starting Proficiencies the player has and also add two bonus background features. Backgrounds may also decide how your character be treated by certain NPCs, and how can they handle certain situations.


Acolyte Information

  • You have spent your life in service to a temple, learning sacred rites and providing sacrifices to the god or gods you worship.


Acolyte Skill Proficiencies


Acolyte Background Features.

  • Insight Proficiency: Add your proficiency bonus to any roll made with Insight.
  • Religion Proficiency: Add your proficiency bonus to any roll made with Religion.


Acolyte Background Goals

When a character performs an action that's true to their Background, they will be Inspired. Earning +1 Inspiration Point and +25 Exp. Inspiration may be spent to reroll an Ability Check. Not only your character can become Inspired, but also your Companions.

You may hold up to 4 Inspiration points at once. Inspiration earned over the cap will become Experience Points.


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 Click Details to learn how to complete the selected Background Goal

Divinity Undone

Unlock and read the Book of Dead Gods.

The book of dead gods can be found in the Dank Crypt near the room where you find the Entombed Scribes. You have to pass a Check to open the lock and another check to examine the book closely. If you get both, complete this objective.


The Final Scribe's Boon

Discover Jergal's amulet in the chapel's hidden tomb.

Unlocked after obtaining  The Amulet of Lost Voices in the Dank Crypt. Can be found inside a chest, located in a small room after fighting the Entombed Scribes


Saving the Heretic

Learn about Maglubiyet and safely free his priest

Free the Goblin in the cage inside the shattered sanctum by first killing the guards and disarming the trap on the cage


Fate Must Wait

Resurrect anyone in your party

Use a Scroll of Revivify or pay the skeleton in camp after discovering him in the Dank Crypt


Silvanus' Solitude

Witness the ritual that seals off the grove from the world

Kill Zevlor and report to Kagha, the ritual occurs when you return to camp and end the day.

Her Gift of Silver

Recover Selune's lost treasure through prayer.

Located inside the Owlbear Cave. Jump behind the statue of Selune to recover the prayer sheet then read the prayer while standing next to the glowing chest


Treefather's Sorrow

Unleash Silvanus' curse upon the grove

Killing the all the druids in the grove triggers Silvanus' curse


A Kiss Without Mercy

Endure the ritual of Loviatar until Abdirak is pleased

Abdirak is located in the Shattered Sanctum in the room next to the torture cell. Passing multiple performance checks will impress him and grant the buff Loviatar's Love


Justice Sees All

Discover why Anders betrayed Tyr

Using Speak with Dead on the body inside the Tollhouse will reveal that Anders made a pact with Zariel. Confronting Anders will reveal the rest.

Last Rites of the Dark Dancer

Complete Eilistraee's ritual of sorrow and obtain her blessed blade

Find the sword, Phalar Aluve, in the Underdark (118, -193) pass a religion check and spill a few drops of blood to complete the ritual


A Unified Spirit

Pray with the Flaming Fists at Waukeen's Rest



Tipping the Scales

Earn the worship of the Kuo-Toa

Persuade the Kuo-Toa that you are BOOOAL's chosen then fight and kill BOOOAL


Shatter the Moon

Destroy Selune's protection over the Underdark fort

Destroy the Moonstone on the statue in the Selunite Outpost in the underdark




Acolyte Tips & Notes

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