Outlander is a Background in Baldur's Gate 3.


You grew up in the wilds, learning to survive far from the comforts of civilization. Surviving unusual hazards of the wild will enhance your prowess and understanding.



By performing certain actions that align with this background, you will be awarded Inspiration. Completing the events will also award OutlanderP to characters with the background.

Act 1[edit]

Location Exp Reward Name Description
Wilderness 20 Sticky Fingers Secure the pouch from the spider crevice.
Wilderness 25 A Mother's Fury Triumph over the mother Owlbear
Either beat her in combat or use Speak with Animals to convince her not to attack
The Risen Road 30 Rock Steady Survive the bandit's rolling boulder trap.
The Risen Road 30 Cursebreaker Discover the curse of Yeenoghu and destroy his hyenas.
Kill all the Gnolls nearby
Sunlit Wetlands 30 Eyes Of The Wild See past the illusion covering the swamp.
Sunlit Wetlands 30 Walking On Air Successfully use a Fairy ring in either the Sunlit Wetlands or the Underdark
Goblin Camp 25 Cub Tamer Successfully tame the owlbear cub.
Underdark 30 A Noble Endeavor Effectively use a noblestalk mushroom by giving it to Derryth, Shadowheart, Baelen, or the Dark Urge using it themselves.
Underdark 30 Abyss Jumper Enter the Underdark through the bottomless well.
Underdark 30 Clever Cuckoo Steal from the giant bird's nest in the Underdark.
Underdark 30 Mushroom Enthusiast Destroy each kind of hazardous Underdark mushroom.
Underdark 30 Nest Egg Take an item from the Carrion Crawler nest.
Gyrmforge 50 The Floor Is Lava Defeat the Lava Elemental in the lava lake

Act 2[edit]

Location Exp Reward Name Description
Shadow-Cursed Lands 50 Child's Play Beat Oliver at hide and seek without alerting the shadow creatures.
Shadow-Cursed Lands 50 Embracing the Environment Survive two rounds of the shadow curse.
Shadow-Cursed Lands 50 Sleeping in the Dark Take a full Long Rest in the Shadow-Cursed Lands.
Shadow-Cursed Lands 60 Bumps in the Dark Conquer three combat encounters in the Shadow-Cursed Lands.
Shadow-Cursed Lands 60 No Cursed Stone Left Unturned Explore each key area of the Shadow-Cursed Lands.
Shadow-Cursed Lands 60 I Ain't Afraid of No Shadows Traverse through the Shadow-Cursed Lands to Last Light and Moonrise without using a Moonlantern.
Last Light Inn 60 Grove Keeper's Keeper Protect Halsin's portal while he saves the spirit of the land
Reithwin Town 60 I've Had Worse Successfully drink and resist the negative effects of the brewer's concoction.
Moonrise Towers 50 Mutual Respect Meet Steelclaw the tadpole-hunting cat.
Moonrise Towers 50 Delving into the Deep Enter the oubliette... for better or for worse.
Moonrise Towers 60 Never Liked Stairs Enter a restricted area in Moonrise Towers from the outside.
Gauntlet of Shar 75 Path Least Followed Complete the Gauntlet of Shar without going to Last Light or Moonrise.
Gauntlet of Shar 75 Always a Step Ahead of the Darkness Reach Nightsong without having been affected by the shadow curse.
Gauntlet of Shar 75 Tools of the Trade Obtain the orthon's crossbow.
Mind Flayer Colony 95 From Head to Toe Explore all sections of the mind flayer colony.

Act 3[edit]

Location Exp Reward Name Description
Rivington 135 Enlisted Avian Meet Commander Lightfeather.
Rivington 135 Cat's Got Your Tongue? Find the Missing Letters
Rivington 135 Gift of the Wilds Give raw goods as a donation.
Rivington 135 Solemn Farewell Witness the Gur Funeral
Rivington 170 Primary Needs Tame the Dilophosaurus, making it non-hostile.
Rivington 170 Macabre Hunt Find all the pieces of Dribbles' body and return them to Lucretious.
Lower City 170 Beneath the Gate Enter the Undercellar
Lower City 170 For Once, a Warm Meal Obtain room and board at the Elfsong Tavern
Lower City 170 Nature of the Beast Discover the fate of the Githyanki Egg.
Must have completed Steal a Githyanki Egg in Act I
Lower City 170 Urban Jungle Survive the Bhaalist ambush at the park.
Lower City 170 Children of an Outlander Convince Jaheira to let her family stay in the city.
Lower City 220 Down to the Depths Below Enter the Iron Throne
Lower City 220 Catastrophic Structural Failure Blow up the Steel Watch Foundry.
Lower City 220 Horizon Walker Travel through the House of Hope portal.
Lower City Sewers 220 The Face of Evil Reach the Temple of Bhaal.