Background Proficiencies

Soldier 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.


Soldier Information

  • You are trained in battlefield tactics and combat, having served in a militia, mercenary company,
    or officer corps. Show smart tactics and bravery on the battlefield to enhance your prowess.
  • Lae'zel has this background.

Soldier Background Features


Soldier 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


Kill 5 Enemies in a single turn



Stalwart Heart

Persuade Rolan to stay and protect the grove



Chain of Command

Follow Flaming Fist orders at the burning inn



Conquer of Conquerors

Defeat the Githyanki raiding squad


Crown Crusher

Kill every leader in the Goblin Camp



Warrior of the Hells

Kill the cultist leader seeking Karlach



Start then Young

Inspire the Tiefling children to train harder



Drowned in the Dark

Defeat the Duergar patrolling on the Ebonlake


No One Left Behind

Ensure all of the Grove's defenders survive the first goblin assault




Destroy a powerful foe in one strike



One for the Ages

Survive a fight in which you kill ten or more Enemies






Soldier Tips & Notes

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