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Baldur’s Gate 3 How To Romance Shadowheart (BG3 Approval Guide)

Use these tips to gain approval and romance with Shadowheart of Baldur's Gate 3.

Want to romance Shadowheart in Baldur’s Gate 3 (BG3)? Impressing this Half-Elf Trickery Domain Cleric is not easy. You have to understand her personality and beliefs. And make choices that will increase your approval. She is the sole survivor of a holy mission and has taken the task of delivering a powerful relic to her coven in Baldur’s Gate. Surrounded by the enemies, alone on a suicidal mission, she is a strong woman concerned about safety and tends to avoid unnecessary fights.

How to Increase Shadowheart Approval and Romance in Baldur’s Gate 3 (BG3)

Shadowheart Romance Guide In BG3

Where to Find and Recruit Shadowheart in BG3

You first encounter Shadowheart while she is trapped inside a Mind Flayer’s Pod. If you don’t save and recruit her at that time, then you will have to meet her in Overgrown Ruins. And like most other romanceable characters of Baldur’s Gate 3, you need to up your approval with her. You must have a certain approval level with Shadowheart before you save Druid Halson and take part in the campsite celebration. As this celebration is the place where you get the romance dialogue choices. If you are not sure about what she likes and dislikes, then you can refer to these lists.

How to Increase Shadowheart Approval in Baldur’s Gate 3

  • Avoid unnecessary conflicts and persuade others to do the same.
  • Give importance to finding a healer.
  • Behave well with Scratch the dog.
  • Use trickery and manipulation.
  • Show curiosity but maintain secrecy.
  • Avoid evils like the devil’s invitation.
  • Make successful Deceit, Religion, Persuasion, and Insight Checks

What to Avoid in BG3

You should keep these in mind while making choices in Baldur’s Gate 3, or you will get negative points from Shadowheart.

  • Avoid unnecessary cruelty.
  • Don’t disagree with her after you swear to use Poison.
  • Don’t take Lae’zel side.

Shadowheart Romance Dialogue Choices in Baldur’s Gate 3

Once you have gotten sufficient Approval from Shadowheart, you need to choose these dialogues in the sequence.

  • Tieflings?
  • Are you worried Shar won’t approve?
  • I’d be glad to.
  • I’ll find you after everyone’s turned in for the night.

Now, since you have gained the trust of Shadowheart, you should use this Shadowheart wiki to utilize her.

That’s all you need to do to romance Shadowheart in Baldur’s Gate 3. In case you change your might and want to gain the approval of other characters, then read this BG3 romance guide. And if you are interested in Astarion, check out this Astarion romance guide.