Soldier is a Background in Baldur's Gate 3.


You are trained in battlefield tactics and combat, having served in a militia, mercenary company, or officer corps. Show smart tactics and bravery on the battlefield to enhance your prowess.



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


Location Exp Reward Name Description
Anywhere 25 One For The Ages Survive a fight in which you kill 10 or more enemies
Anywhere 25 Pentacrush Kill 5 enemies in a single turn
Anywhere 25 Strategist Defeat a powerful foe in one strike

Act 1[edit]

Location Exp Reward Name Description
Emerald Grove 20 No One Left Behind Ensure all of the Grove's defenders survive the first Goblin assault (Kanon will always die, doesn't count)
This is bugged
Emerald Grove 20 To Arms! Help Guex to learn to fight.
Emerald Grove 20 Start Them Young Inspire the Tiefling children to train harder
This is bugged
Emerald Grove 20 Stalwart Heart Persuade Rolan to to protect the Grove
The Risen Road 30 Chain of Command Follow Flaming Fist order at the Waukeen's Rest
The Risen Road 30 Warrior of the Hells Kill the Anders seeking Karlach
Goblin Camp 25 A Headless Horde Kill every leader in the goblin camp.
Mountain Pass 30 Conquer the Conquerors Defeat the Githyanki raiding squad.
Underdark 30 Drowned in the Dark Defeat the duergar patrolling on the Ebonlake.

Act 2[edit]

Location Exp Reward Name Description
Shadow-Cursed Lands 50 Centennial Rivalries Complete the Harper ambush.
Shadow-Cursed Lands 50 War is No Place for a Child Lie to Arabella about her parents' fate.
Shadow-Cursed Lands 50 Realities of War Tell Arabella what happened to her parents.
Shadow-Cursed Lands 75 Masterful Execution Kill any of the bosses in and around the Shadow-Cursed Lands in a single round of combat.
Last Light Inn 50 Shield of the Moon Obtain Selûne's blessing from Isobel.
Last Light Inn 75 Absolute Devsatation Destroy Last Light.
Reithwin Town 60 An Apple a Day Keeps the Scalpel Away Defeat Malus Thorm without being operated upon.
Moonrise Towers 50 Notched Armour
Moonrise Towers 60 Familicide Kill All members of the Thorm Family
This only includes: Gerringothe, Malus, and Thisobald

Excludes Ketheric, and Isobel.

Moonrise Towers 75 Devastation of the Absolute Complete the assault on Moonrise
Moonrise Towers 95 A Bone To Pick Overcome the skeletons in Moonrise prison during the assault.
Gauntlet of Shar 75 Know Thine Enemy Defeat yourself in the Gauntlet of Shar's mirror trial.
Gauntlet of Shar 75 Return to Sender Kill Yurgir, to return him to Raphael
Gauntlet of Shar 75 Soldier of Faith Save and release the Nightsong
Gauntlet of Shar 75 Soldier of Fortune
Allow Balthazar to transport the Nightsong from the Shadowfell

Act 3[edit]

Location Exp Reward Name Description
Rivington 135 Sharing the Spoils
Rivington 135 Reporting for Duty
Rivington 135 Removing Chaotic Actors
Wyrm's Rock Fortress 170 Court Marshall
Wyrm's Rock Fortress 170 Great Helm of Legends Find the Helm of Balduran
Wyrm's Rock Fortress 220 Regicide Execute Gortash
Lower City 135 Love That Smell Aid the deep gnomes and use the Runepowder Bomb to blow up the Steel Watch Foundry.
Lower City 170 Urgent Communication Commune with the Netherbrain
Talk to Edenosa after the ambush in the park
Lower City 170 Veteran's Hotspot Purchase a room at the Elfsong Tavern.
Lower City 170 Innovations in Volatility Give your blood to Araj a second time.
Lower City 220 Double-Tap Kill Auntie Ethel ... again...
Lower City 220 Kicking the Rust Bucket Destroy a Steel Watcher.
Lower City 220 Knives in the Dark Survive the confrontation in the Sharran Cloister.
Lower City 220 Lolth's Last Laugh Defeat Viconia and her Sharran cohorts.
Lower City 220 Rudolph Van Richtover My Dead Body Defeat the Ascended Cazador.
House of Hope 220 Hot Exit Escape the House of Hope
Bhaal Temple 220 Putting the Past to Rest Execute Orin