Should You Kill Or Spare Owlbear In Baldur’s Gate 3 (BG3)

Here's what will happen if you Kill the Owlbear Mother & Cub in Baldur's Gate 3.

What happens when you Kill or Leave the Owlbear alive in Baldur’s Gate 3? Every choice you make unlocks some new dialogues and cutscenes. This helps you to understand the storyline better or may even get you some extra rewards. One such decision-making sequence may tremble you when you are asked to kill or spare the Owlbear and the Owlbear Cub in BG3. Take a look below to know the outcomes of both decisions.

What Happens if You Kill the Owlbear in BG3?

The injured Owlbear that you encounter in Druid Grove will die no matter what choice you make. If you decide to leave her alone, the Goblins will show up later and kill her. That said, you will be able to loot the rewards from the Owlbear Nest even without killing the Owlbear Mother.

Kill or Leave Owlbear in Baldur's Gate 3

And for those who Kill the Owlbear in Baldur’s Gate 3 (BG3), they’ll be rewarded with some Inspiration Points to their respective backgrounds. But killing the Owlbear for such ordinary rewards is not worth it as they can be earned in many ways later. In case you have killed the Owlbear anyways, you will have to make another choice of Killing or Leaving the Owlbear Cub in BG3. Here are the outcomes for both of these decisions.

Should you Kill or Spare the Owlbear Cub in BG3?

Kill or Leave Owlbear Cub in Baldur's Gate 3

Opting to kill the Owlbear Cub will reward you with some XP and other rewards. However, the Goblins will take the Cub to their Camp if you leave it alone. You can always visit the Goblin Camp and interact with Krolla to take away the Owlbear Cub with you. For a better understanding, check out our guide on How to Get Owlbear Cub in Baldur’s Gate 3.

Note: Killing both the Owlbear Mother & Cub is one of the conditions for unlocking a secret Paladin Sub-class. 

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