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Permadeath In Baldur’s Gate 3: Do Characters Die In BG3?

Not a fan of saying goodbyes? Then check out if characters die and face Permadeath in Baldur's Gate 3.

You’re not alone, many players are wondering about the Permadeath concept and if it’s applied in BG3. That’s because, this mechanic was previously introduced in one of the Larian Studious games, Divinity Original Sin 2. And this makes the fans question if it will also be used again in this D&D. At the same time, the death factor can indeed make the game more immersive and exciting. But there are also some players who are not a fan of it. So let’s see if the characters in Baldur’s Gate 3 can have a permanent death.

Do Party Members Face Permadeath in BG3?

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In Baldur’s Gate 3 (BG3), Permadeath only applies to characters who are not recruited as a party members. Apart from that, all the companions who are a part of your party can be revived by using some features. The first one is to use the Scroll of Revivty which can be bought or obtained by doing some quests. If you don’t have it yet, then you can always take help from a Skeleton known as Withers located in Dank Crypt. This NPC can be recruited to your camp as soon as you reach level 3. He not only helps you revive your allies but also recruits some Hirelings as your companion. That is a good option to go with when you want some character to face Permadeath in BG3 technically and need some new allies.

If you as a main character get in a deadly situation, then you can also avoid the face of death with the help of Death Saving Throws. This is a mechanic where the game automatically rolls a 20-sided die when your character’s HP comes to zero. If you successfully win the roll, then you’ll get stabilized. But if you run short and fail, then your character will die and will have to reload the save. During the Death Saving throw, you also get a Help option on the ally’s body to resurrect & stabilize them quickly. So it seems there are plenty of options to avoid the permanent death scenario in the game.

That concludes everything about whether is there a Permadeath in Baldur’s Gate 3 (BG3). If you want to know more about resurrection, then check out all the ways to Revive downed characters in the game. Also, take a look at the steps to claim the BG3 Twitch drop rewards.