Magic items are incredibly powerful and rare artifacts in Baldur’s Gate 3 that can greatly enhance your characters. In Act 1, there are around 8 magic items to find that offer huge benefits. This guide covers all of the magic items available in Act 1 and where to find them.
Baldur’s Gate 3: How to Find All 8 Act 1 Magic Items
Amulet of Misty Step
- Type: Alternate Accessory
- Effect: Grants the Misty Step spell, allowing teleportation to a designated location.
- Location: Found in True Soul Gut’s personal quarters within the Shattered Sanctum. Access the Defiled Sanctum by defeating True Soul Gut and acquiring the key or using an alternate entrance. Defeat the bodyguard and loot the large chest to obtain the amulet.
- Type: Uncommon Jewel
- Effect: Grants the Animal Friendship Level 1 Enchantment Spell.
- Location: Discovered in the Warg Pens area of the Goblin Camp dungeon. Search the depths of the Goblin Camp, specifically within the Warg Pens region, to acquire this magical jewel.
Disintegrating Night Walkers
- Type: Rare Boots
- Effect: Grants the Night Walker status effect, preventing entrapment and slipping. Provides the Misty Step Conjuration spell, enabling instant teleportation.
- Location: Located in the Grymforge during the Free True Soul Nere quest. Interact with Sergeant Thrinn in the Grymforge to start the quest. The Disintegrating Night Walkers can be found by looting Nere’s body.
Gloves of Power
- Type: Uncommon Gloves
- Effect: Absolute’s Bane: Inflict a -1d4 penalty to Attack Rolls and Saving Throws on a successful melee hit. Sleight of Hand +1.
- Location: Acquired by defeating the goblin leader near the Emerald Grove gates. This confrontation triggers as you approach the gates during the introduction of Wyll and the goblin attack.
Idol of Silvanus
- Type: Quest Item granting Silvanus’s Blessing
- Effect: Grants proficiency in Animal Handling and Nature. Enables interaction and communication with animals.
- Location: Found at the Druid Grove, a part of the Steal the Sacred Idol quest. To initiate the quest, speak to Mol. Saving the Tieflings during the Investigate the Beach quest opens access to the Tiefling hideout and initiates the quest. At the Druid Grove, you can subtly steal the idol from a different chest.
Note: You can return the idol to Mol to complete the quest and then proceed to steal it back from her.
Shadow of Menzoberranzan
- Type: Uncommon Helmet
- Effect: Grants the Shrouded in Shadow spell. Cast to become invisible. Spell breaks upon attacking, taking damage, casting spells, or performing actions.
- Location: Obtained in the Underdark during the Protect the Myconid Circle quest. Venture into the north of the Underdark and speak to Sovereign Spaw to initiate the quest. Completing this quest unlocks access to the colony treasure room containing the Shadow of Menzoberranzan.
Necromancy of Thay
- Type: Quest Item
- Effect: Grants the Speak the Dead spell, enabling interaction with corpses through questions.
- Location: Discovered within the Blighted Village during the Search the Cellar quest. Navigate to the cellar of the tavern building, activate the secret switch, and interact with the magic mirror to acquire the book. Read the book and acquire a Dark Amethyst from the Whispering Depth below the Blighted Village to unlock the spell.
- Type: Rare Light Armor
- Effect: Offers 12 AC, a +1 Stealth bonus, and Advantage on Constitution Saving Throws Checks.
- Location: Dropped by Nightwarden Minthara. Encounter Minthara within the Shattered Sanctum, located in the Goblin Camp’s interior. Defeat her to gain possession of the Spidersilk Armor.
This concludes the list of essential magic items in Baldur’s Gate 3‘s Act 1. As you embark on your adventure, harness the power of these artifacts to shape your destiny in this enchanting world. Remember, these items can be pivotal in changing the tide of battles and unlocking new possibilities.