Baldur's Gate 3 Nightsong Quest Guide
Brace yourself for a journey of challenging puzzles, strategic decisions, and impactful story twists that will shape the fate of your character and their companions.
Act One: Unveiling the Trail
Your odyssey begins in the Druid Grove, where Liam reveals a tantalizing secret – a wizard in Baldur's Gate seeks the enigmatic Nightsong, offering a handsome reward. As you progress, this quest intertwines with the main storyline, urging you to confront the Goblin Camp's depths. Defeat Priestess Gut and conquer the Defiled Ruins, ultimately deciphering a cryptic symbol puzzle. Venture into the Underdark, arriving at the Grymforge, where the trail appears to grow cold, concluding act one.
Act Two: Pursuit Through Peril
The trail heats up once more as you navigate the Shadow-cursed lands and find refuge at the Last Light Inn. Your pursuit takes you southward to the Thorm Mausoleum, delving deeper to reach the Gauntlet of Shar, the final resting place of the Nightsong. Tread carefully, for this gauntlet challenges your wits and courage with intricate puzzles and a formidable boss battle. Amidst this, you gather the crucial Umbral Keys, essential to unlock the chamber holding the Nightsong.
Confrontation and Choice: Shadowheart's Fate
At the heart of the Gauntlet of Shar, a momentous decision awaits – the destiny of the Nightsong and the enigmatic Shadowheart. Your choices echo profoundly, branching the narrative in unforeseen directions.
End the Ritual:
- Engage in a dramatic climax by personally ending the Nightsong's life.
- Watch as Shadowheart's path takes a divergent route, leading to her eventual departure.
- Witness the story closing one chapter, with irreversible consequences.
2. Trust and Persuade:
- Employ your persuasive skills to dissuade Shadowheart from committing the fatal act.
- Forge a unique outcome where trust triumphs, offering Shadowheart a new perspective.
- Guide Shadowheart through her emotions, shaping her character and opening diverse romance avenues.
Rewards and Revelations
Your decisions unravel the truth about the Nightsong and unveil Shadowheart's intricate past. Depending on your chosen path:
Path of Darkness:
- Shadowheart embraces the darkness, embodying Shar's will.
- Acquire Dark Justiciar Armor and Shar’s Spear of Evening.
- Witness a profound transformation in Shadowheart's personality and romance options.
Path of Light:
- Discover the Nightsong's true identity as Dame Aylin, a deva of Selune.
- Obtain the Moonlight Glaive and expand romance possibilities with Shadowheart.
- Deepen your connection with Shadowheart, learning her history and forging a steadfast alliance.
Will you forge a path of darkness or guide your companions toward the light? The choice is yours to make in this enthralling and immersive adventure.