Baldur’s Gate 3 – Dark Urge Origin Guide

Baldur's Gate 3 - Dark Urge Origin Guide

# Baldur's Gate 3 Dark Urge Origin Guide

*Beware, spoilers ahead! This guide explores what you can expect if you choose the Dark Urge origin in Baldur's Gate 3. Brace yourself for a journey filled with blood, violence, and a disturbingly evil path.*

## Table of Contents
- [Alfira the Bard and Your First Meeting With Scleritas Fel](#alfira-the-bard-and-your-first-meeting-with-scleritas-fel)
- [Miscellaneous Murders: Dark Urge Events](#miscellaneous-murders-dark-urge-events)
- [Important Decision: Isobel and Last Light Inn](#important-decision-isobel-and-last-light-inn)
- [Important Decision: Your Lover](#important-decision-your-lover)
- [Rewards: Deathstalker Mantle and Slayer Form](#rewards-deathstalker-mantle-and-slayer-form)

## Introduction

Baldur's Gate 3 offers several origin options for your character. One of them is the Dark Urge, a character guided by a malevolent entity. In this guide, we delve into the dark and twisted world of the Dark Urge and its consequences.

### Alfira the Bard and Your First Meeting With Scleritas Fel

As a Dark Urge character, you'll notice a sinister change during sadistic dialogue options. One day, you'll encounter Alfira, a Tiefling bard, who meets a grisly fate while you sleep. The adventure truly begins when your butler, Scleritas Fel, reveals your forgotten past and sets you on a path filled with unique choices and events.

![Alfira the Bard](https://www.gamespot.com/a/uploads/square_avatar/1816/18167535/4173487-baldurs-gate-3-dark-urge-guide-1a.jpg)
![Scleritas Fel](https://www.gamespot.com/a/uploads/square_avatar/1816/18167535/4173488-baldurs-gate-3-dark-urge-guide-1b.jpg)

### Miscellaneous Murders: Dark Urge Events

As a Dark Urge player, you'll have the opportunity to make some unsettling choices throughout the game:

- **Gale**: You can imagine chopping off his arm when you first meet him.
- **Nettie's Bird**: In the Druid Grove, you can torture the bird that Nettie is curing.
- **Minthara**: If you choose to romance Minthara, you can snap her neck after being intimate.
- **Pixie**: In the Shadow-Cursed Lands, you can decide to crush the trapped pixie once it's freed.

![You can kill Gale](https://www.gamespot.com/a/uploads/square_avatar/1816/18167535/4173489-baldurs-gate-3-dark-urge-guide-2a.jpg)
![You can kill Minthara](https://www.gamespot.com/a/uploads/square_avatar/1816/18167535/4173490-baldurs-gate-3-dark-urge-guide-2b.jpg)

### Important Decision: Isobel and Last Light Inn

In Act 2, Scleritas Fel gives you a mission to kill Isobel, the Cleric protecting Last Light Inn. Choosing to murder her will have dire consequences:

- Dammon the Blacksmith won't be able to fix Karlach's Infernal Engine.
- The sleeping soldier's death may hinder your recruitment of Halsin.
- Jaheira will be distraught, leading to a confrontation and her death.

![Isobel's Death](https://www.gamespot.com/a/uploads/original/1816/18167535/4173491-baldurs-gate-3-dark-urge-guide-3a.jpg)

### Important Decision: Your Lover

As a Dark Urge character, you'll face a critical event involving your lover. To avoid a tragic outcome, you must wake them up and control the Dark Urge:

- **Failure**: If you fail to control the Dark Urge, you brutally kill your partner, leading to a battle against your companions.
- **Success**: If you manage to control the Dark Urge temporarily, your lover helps you and you must pass three saving throws.

![A bad romance](https://www.gamespot.com/a/uploads/original/1816/18167535/4173492-baldurs-gate-3-dark-urge-guide-4.jpg)

### Rewards: Deathstalker Mantle and Slayer Form

Embracing the Dark Urge brings unique rewards:

- **Cloak: The Deathstalker Mantle**: Gain invisibility for two turns after killing an enemy.
- **Transformation: Slayer**: Mutate into a horrifying creature with deadly claws and pincers that cause bleeding.

![The Slayer Form](https://www.gamespot.com/a/uploads/original/1816/18167535/4173493-baldurs-gate-3-dark-urge-guide-3b.jpg)

These are just some of the dark aspects of the Dark Urge in Baldur's Gate 3. Prepare for a gripping and morally challenging adventure!

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