Urchin is a Background in Baldur's Gate 3.


After surviving a poor and bleak childhood, you know how to make the most out of very little. Using your street smarts bolsters your spirit for the journey ahead.



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

Act 1[edit]

Location Exp Reward Name Description
Wilderness 20 Hunger Never Fades Fill your plate at Raphael's House of Hope
Emerald Grove 20 Artful Dodger Earn Mattis's respect by stealing his ring
Emerald Grove 20 Family Comes First Encourage Meli to tell the truth about
Emerald Grove 20 Idolatry Help Mol steal the Idol of Silvanus.
Emerald Grove 20 Not On My Watch Save Arabella from Kagha
Emerald Grove 20 Paying It Forward Give Mol money to found a guild in Baldur's Gate.
Emerald Grove 20 Slaying The Piper Rescue Mirkon from the harpies.
Emerald Grove 25 Protect Your Own Protect the child who took the locket from Barth.
Blighted Village 20 Pyramid Scheme Convince the ogres to work for you without giving them gold.
Goblin Camp 25 Born Innocent Save the owlbear cub from the goblins.
Goblin Camp 14 What Price Dignity? Steal the toe ring from Crusher without getting caught.
Must be done while kissing his feet.
The Risen Road 30 Hero For Hire Get some coin out of the Zhentarim survivors.
Gyrmforge 50 You Can't Take It With You Loot the dead Gnomes in Gyrmforge before their corpses are thrown into the river
You must acquire the Fetish of Callarduran Smoothhands

Act 2[edit]

Location Exp Reward Name Description
Shadow-Cursed Lands 50 Child at Heart
Shadow-Cursed Lands 60 Alley Cats Meet both the lordly cat and the tadpole-hunting cat.
Last Light Inn 50 Orphan Camaraderie Help Mol win the game of lanceboard.
Last Light Inn 50 Wary of Strangers Refuse the drink from Jaheira
Moonrise Towers 50 Gone Feral Free the mind-controlled Gnolls from Linsella
Moonrise Towers 50 Newly Downtrodden Spare the goblins from Ketheric's wrath.
Moonrise Towers 50 No Peeking! Block out True Soul Z'rell from reading your intentions.
Moonrise Towers 60 Bugging Out
Moonrise Towers 60 Will Not Be Forgotten Escape the Oubliette.
Moonrise Towers 60 Twice Scorned, Twice Abandoned Rescue Minthara from her captors.
Gauntlet of Shar 75 Strength in Cowardice Convince the orthon to spare you, for now...
Gauntlet of Shar 75 Rebellious Phase Betray Balthazar.
Gauntlet of Shar 75 Good Deed of the Day Free Nightsong.
Mind Flayer Colony 95 Amateur Optician Find Mol's Eyepatch
Located within the Balthazar's Necrotic Laboratory

Act 3[edit]

Location Exp Reward Name Description
Rivington 135 Finders Keepers Help the squatters keep their temporary abode.
Rivington 135 Give Nothing Back Take donations from the Big Barn
Rivington 135 Spare What You Can Give a donation to the Big Barn.
Wyrm's Crossing 135 Child Safety Expose Arfur for his booby-trapped toys.
Wyrm's Crossing 170 Through Nooks and Crannies Enter Wyrm's Rock without pass or invitation.
Wyrm's Rock Fortress 170 Never Trust Those Above You Defeat Gortash without making a deal with him.
Wyrm's Rock Fortress 170 Easing His Leave, and His Pockets Blackmail the Flaming Fist Deserter.
Lower City 170 A Dish Served Cold Destroy the Steel Watch Foundry
Lower City 170 Good Intentions Help Nina with her ritual.
Lower City 170 Home Sweet Home Delve into the Undercellar of Baldur's Gate.
Lower City 170 Part of Life Convince the coffin maker to make an exception.
Lower City 170 Proper Lodging, Finally Obtain a room at the Elfsong Tavern
Lower City 220 Down with the Steel Oppressors! Defeat a Steel Watcher
Lower City 220 Finding Vanra Find and free Lora's abducted child.
Lower City 220 Estrangement of Ethel Defeat Auntie Ethel permanently.
Lower City 220 Cunning Code Crackers Discover the secret passphrase and enter Avery Sonshal's secret workshop.
Lower City 220 Cherishing Family Convince Jaheira to let her family stay in the city.