Baldur’s Gate 3 Weapons Guide

In Baldur’s Gate 3, there are a wide variety of weapons for the different class characters. If you are new to this game, you might be confused as to which weapon should be your choice according to the class you have selected for your character. To make things easier for you, we have a compiled this guide for a complete walkaround of all the weapons that you get in Baldur’s Gate 3.

There are different ways to get your hands on these weapons. You can buy them from merchants, loot them various locations or earn them by completing certain quests. Apart from these, you can also get a weapon from bosses and enemies as they often drop weapons. So there are several ways to get weapons in Baldur’s Gate 3, but which would be the ideal weapon of choice for you? Let’s find out in this article.

Baldur’s Gate 3 Weapons Guide

Baldur’s Gate 3 Weapons guide:

Weapon Skills:

Before we get to the weapon’s list, you should take a look at the skills list as well. Skills are associated with each of the weapons, and they increase the potency of the weapon in use.

Slash:

Just as the name suggests, this skill allows you to perform slash attack on enemies up to a range of 1.5 metres. This attack skill will inflict bleeding.

Topple

This attack skill inflicts prone to damage. But you can’t use this skill regularly. It will take a while to charge up and will cause damage up to a range of 1.5 metres.

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Smash:

Smash skill can make a melee weapon attack cause bludgeon damage to an enemy. It has a range of up to 1.5 metres.

Cleave:

This is a handy weapon skill if you have several enemies in front of you. This skill swings your weapon in a large arc dealing damage to any enemies in a range of 2 metres. But for this skill, you will have to equip a Longsword.

Pin down:

This is a useful skill to have for ranged weapons as it can reduce the target’s movement speed by 3 metres. It does so by causing piercing damage to the target. The best thing about this skill is the range. It has a range of up to 18 metres. And it is primarily present in bows.

Baldur’s Gate 3 Weapons Guide

Weapons Type and List:

There are several types of weapons in Baldur’s Gate 3. We will also list out all the weapons under the types along with information about the range, proficiency, damage, weapon skills and qualities for each of them.

Melee Weapons:

Name Range Proficiency Damage Weapon Skills Qualities
Steelforged Sword  1.5m Martial Piercing Weapon Enchantment +1, Slash Light, Finesse, Dippable
Dagger 1.5m Simple Piercing Weapon Enchantment +1, Slash Light, Finesse, Dippable
Rapier 1.5m Martial Piercing Slash Finesse, Dippable
Dagger 1.5m Simple Piercing Slash Light, Finesse, Dippable
Handaxe 1.5m Simple Slashing Slash Light, Dippable
Torch 1.5m Simple Bludgeoning Light, Dippable
Shortsword 1.5m Martial Piercing Slash Light, Finesse, Dippable
Goblin Scimitar 1.5m Martial Slashing Slash Light, Finesse, Dippable
Mace 1.5m Simple Bludgeoning Smash Dippable
Worgfang 1.5m Simple Piercing Slash, Goblin’s Undoing Light, Finesse, Dippable
Xyanyde 1.5m Simple Bludgeoning Smash, Xyanide’s Fire Dippable
Scimitar 1.5m Martial Slashing Slash Light, Finesse, Dippable

Two-handed Melee Weapons:

Name Range Proficiency Damage Weapon Skills Qualities
Greataxe 1.5m Martial Slashing Weapon Enchantment, Cleave Heavy, Two-Handed, Dippable
Nature’s Snare 1.5m Simple Bludgeoning Topple, Fly Trap Two-Handed, Dippable
The Watcher’s Guide 1.5m Simple Piercing Rush, Death’s Promise Two-Handed, Dippable
Greatsword 1.5m Martial Slashing Weapon Enchantment, Cleave Heavy, Two-Handed, Dippable
Sorrow 2.5m Martial Slashing Weapon Enchantment, Ensnaring Strike, Regret Heavy, Two-Handed, Dippable, Extra Reach
Greatclub 1.5m Simple Bludgeoning Smash Two-Handed, Dippable
Glaive 2.5m Martial Slashing Weapon Enchantment, Cleave Heavy, Two-Handed, Dippable, Extra Reach

Baldur’s Gate 3 Weapons Guide

Versatile Melee Weapons:

Name Range Proficiency Damage Weapon Skills Qualities
Quarterstaff 1.5m Simple Bludgeoning (Both One-Handed and Two-Handed) Topple Dippable, Versatile
Ritual Staff 1.5m Simple Bludgeoning (Both One-Handed and Two-Handed) Topple Dippable, Versatile
Longsword 1.5m Martial Slashing Cleave Versatile, Dippable

Martial Versatile Weapons:

Name Range Proficiency Damage Weapon Skills Qualities
Warhammer 1.5m Martial Bludgeoning (Both One-Handed and Two-Handed) Weapon Enchantment +1 Smash Versatile, Dippable
Faithbreaker 1.5m Martial Bludgeoning (Both One-Handed and Two-Handed) Weapon Enchantment +1 Absolute power Versatile, Dippable

Two-Handed Ranged Weapons:

Name Range Proficiency Damage Weapon Skills Qualities
Shortbow 18m Simple Piercing Pin Down Ammunition, Two-Handed, Dippable
Goblin Bow 18m Simple Piercing Pin Down Ammunition, Two-Handed, Dippable

So these are all the weapons and their specifications in Baldur’s Gate 3. If you have any questions or queries about this guide, then comment down below, and we will get back to you. Also, be sure to check out our other articles on iPhone tips and tricks, Android tips and tricks, PC tips and tricks, and much more for more useful information.

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