Baldur’s Gate 3 Guide – How to Change Your Class

Baldur's Gate 3

Baldur’s Gate 3 is the kind of game to encourage you to spend a lot of time in Character Creation. Whether it’s the dozens of appearance options or the multiple playable races, the biggest impact on how you play will be your Class.

Thankfully, if you end up picking a Class you just don’t enjoy or doesn’t really work with your allies, there’s an option to completely respect not only your character but also all of your allies.

How to Change Class in Baldur’s Gate 3

Shortly after the tutorial, you’ll find yourself washed ashore on a beach with some nearby ruins. It’s in this early zone you’ll meet one of your first companions Shadowheart (she worships Shar, she’s allowed to be edgy).

While exploring, you’ll eventually find a little mini-dungeon and quest by examining a locked door. This will lead you to The Overgrown Ruins.

The Overgrown Ruins

The dungeon isn’t very big and eventually you’ll encounter a room with skeletons all over the floor. A secret switch is hidden in the left-hand corner of the room which will prompt the skeletons to begin attacking!

After you clear the skeletons, there will be a sarcophagus that you can inspect. When you do, you’ll awaken the sentient undead Withers.

This is important: DO NOT FIGHT WITHERS

After speaking with Withers, they’ll promise to meet you again and wander off.

Resetting Your Class

After freeing Withers from their sarcophagus, the next time you rest Withers will be in your camp. For the price of 100 gold, Withers will not only reset your class levels but they’ll reset the levels of your allies too if you want.

Baldur’s Gate 3 is available now on Windows PC (via Steam). The PS5 and Xbox Series X/S releases are coming at a later date. Our review is in the works but you can check out our Early Access preview from a few years ago here.



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