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Baldur’s Gate 3: How To Get To Act 2 In BG3

Check out this guide to know how you can progress further to Act Two in Baldur's Gate 3.

Wondering how to get to Act 2 and progress further in your DnD campaign in Baldur’s Gate 3? With the full release of that game, many players might wonder where exactly the second Act of the game starts and how they can get to it. With Act One being longer than any other usual campaign, you can miss out on specific details in BG3. And as there is no direct narrative or gameplay change indicating the commencement of the second Act, it can be tricky to know where exactly Act 1 of the game ends. So if you are wondering how to get to it and what level you should be before going through the acts, here is a guide you should check out further.

How to Get to Act Two in Baldur’s Gate 3

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Players will find themselves in Act 2, once they are tasked with reaching the Moonrise Towers in the Shadow Cursed Land and have successfully unlocked The Plot Thickens achievement in Baldur’s Gate 3. You can easily miss out on such achievements in the game. Once you travel across the Shadow Cursed Land, you will come across the Last Light Inn in BG3. After reaching the Inn and unlocking the achievement, players will officially commence Act 2 two in the game. However, to travel across the Shadow Cursed Land and come across Act 2 in Baldur’s Gate 3, players will have the option to choose between two routes.

The first route will take players through the Mountain Pass which you can access through the Risen Road by using the Broken Stone Bridge or by heading east of the Goblin Camp in BG3. Players can head west after interacting with Karlach, to come across the Githyanki Patrol. After which interact with the pass to clear the first step in reaching Act 2 in Baldur’s Gate 3. You will come across Kar’niss who with the help of his Moonlantern will help you negate the Shadow Curse.

Another route players can take is by going through the Underdark and reaching the Grymforge in BG3. You can either travel to the area through the portal in Auntie Ethel’s hideout or by completing the Selune Moon Puzzle in Goblin Camp. Look for a boat and you will be able to get to Grymforge where you will have to defeat Grym. After which you can use the elevator to end up in Shadow Cured land.

What Level Should You Be for Act 2 in BG3?

While moving forward to Act 2, it is recommended for players to reach level 5 with all their party members in Baldur’s Gate 3. Players will come across even more difficult enemies than in Act One. And given that the previous act was long enough to last the entirety of some other games, players should find it easy to grind their way to level 5. Completing quests and objectives will help you level up quickly in BG3.

That’s everything covered on how to get to Act 2 in Baldur’s Gate 3. Check out how to get the sword of justice along the way to Act 2 in BG3 and if you find this guide useful make sure to look out for our dedicated Baldur’s Gate 3 section, right here on Gamer Tweak.