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.
- Animal Handling Proficiency: Add your proficiency bonus to any roll made with Animal Handling.
- Survival Proficiency: Add your proficiency bonus to any roll made with Survival.
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.
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
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
Folk Hero Tips & Notes
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