Reckless Attack is an Action in Baldur's Gate 3. Actions can be used in both exploration and combat to maneuver across the battlefield or to harm or aid Characters. The actions that a Character can perform are based on their Class and Equipment.
Reckless Attack Information
- Type: Action
How to unlock Reckless Attack
Reckless Attack can be unlocked by the following classes:
- Barbarian (Lvl 2)
Reckless Attack Guide in Baldur's Gate 3
The Barbarian can unlock the Reckless Attack at second level. This action will let you throw aside all concern for defense to attack with fierce desperation. When you make your first attack on your turn, you can decide to attack recklessly. This will give you Advantage on melee weapon attack rolls using Strength during this turn, but attack rolls against you have Advantage until your next turn.
HOW DOES RECKLESS ATTACK WORK IN BG3?
Reckless Attack is a combat action unique to the Barbarian class. This is a double-edged sword that will allow the Barbarian to gain Advantage on their next melee weapon attack rolls, however, while this is active, the attack rolls against the Barbarian will also have Advantage. Players will need to be cautious of using this attack and making sure that there aren't mobs nearby because that could prove to be a problem to deal with for the Barbarian. The fact remains that a Reckless Attack is a tricky action that can be useful in combat situations given that it's used strategically.
LIMITATIONS OF RECKLESS ATTACK IN BALDUR'S GATE 3
Reckless Attack is an Action that Barbarians can choose to activate on their first attack during their turn. When this skill is activated, they gain Advantage on all melee weapon attack rolls they make during that turn.
Following this rule, any bonus attacks or opportunity attacks they would get also are made with Advantage. Take note that the skill can only be activated on the first attack and the Barbarian will not be able to activate it on a second or later attack. As mentioned above, until it's the Barbarian's turn, all attacks against them will have an Advantage.
Reckless Attack Tips & Notes
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- Cannot be used with unarmed strikes (requires melee weapon)