Folk Hero

Background Features
Animal Handling Proficiency
Survival Proficiency

Folk Hero 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.


Folk Hero Information

  • You're a champion of the common people, challenging tyrants and monsters to protect the helpless. Saving innocents in imminent danger will make your legend grow.


Folk Hero Proficiencies


Folk Hero Background Features.


Folk Hero 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.


Chaper One
Chapter Two

 Click Details to learn how to complete the selected Background Goal

Unmasking the Truth

Free one of the Hag's masked Thralls



A Timely Rescue

Save Findal from Goblins who kidnapped him



The Most Unfortunate Gnome

Rescue the gnome from his fate at the windmill



Rescued From the Flames

Save whoever you can from Waukeen's Rest




Liberate the enthralled fishermen from the Mind Flayer


The Bard with Nine Lives

Rescue Volo from the Goblin Camp



Saved by a Thread

Save Smythin from his lethal fall



Fate Worse than Death

Save Liam from his Goblin torturers



Guardian of the Forgotten

Save the Tieflings from the Goblin assault


A Lethal Endeavor

Escort Baelen out of the field of bibberbangs



Snake Whisperer

Protect Arabella from Kagha and her serpent



Protector of the Small

Save Mirkon from the Harpies



Soul Warden

Save Nadira from the Bugbear Assassin





Folk Hero Tips & Notes

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