Sage 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.
- You are curious and well-read, with an unending thirst for knowledge. Learning about rare lore of the world will inspire you to put this knowledge to greater purpose.
- Gale, a Wizard and possible companion, has this background.
Sage Skill Proficiencies
- Arcana Proficiency: Add your proficiency bonus to any roll made with Arcana.
- History Proficiency: Add your proficiency bonus to any roll made with History.
Sage Background Goals/Inspirations
- 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
A Natural Alliance
Recognise the Druid and Harper armour
The Phases Unfold
Solve the moon puzzle sealing the door to the Underdark.
Secrets of the Matron
Read the obscure text by a Drow matron
Correctly follow Gale's instructions to resurrect him
The Forbidden Arcane
Read Omeluum's notes on illithid magic
Secrets of the Sussur Tree
Read the treatise on Anti-Magic
Secrets of the High Chieftain
Read Volo's Guide to Goblins
Roots of the Grove
Lean local history from ther druidic frescos
Secrets of the Necromancer
Discover the strange nature of the Thayan tome
All Knowledge is Worth Having
Finish reading the Thayan tome of necromancy
Secrets of the Shadow Druids
Discover and read Faldron's Canticle
A Solitary Spider
Read the arachnomancer's journals at the bottom of the well
Secrets of the Sundering
Unlock and read the Book of Dead Gods
Sage Tips & Notes
- Tips and notes go here.
In Other Languages
- Español (España): Erudito