Baldur’s Gate 3: How To Get to Act 2

Tahmid Shihab Murshed
By Tahmid Shihab Murshed
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A complete guide for you to reach Act 2 in the easiest way possible in Baldur’s Gate 3.

Baldur’s Gate 3 has finally been released. The tabletop game Dungeons and Dragons served as the inspiration for Larian Studios’ roleplaying game. Like its predecessors, the game has a very deep storyline where players embark on a journey.

However, the story in Baldur’s Gate is split into Acts. These Acts are independent of each other, and players do not get notified when they reach a new Act. Previously, during the game’s limited early gameplay demos, players were only restricted to Act 1.

Fortunately, with the game’s full release, players can transition to the most-awaited Act 2 in-game. If you’re eager to transition to Act 2 in Baldur’s Gate 3, you have come to the right place. Let’s take a look at how to reach Act 2.

There are two ways players can reach Act 2. The first is through The Mountain Pass, and the other is through the Elevator in the Underdark. Here’s how you can reach Act 2 in both ways.

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Way 1: The Mountain Pass by the Waukeen’s Rest

The way through the Mountain Pass northwest of the Act 1 map is the easiest way to reach Act 2 in the game. To begin with, reach Waukeen’s Rest, and keep moving forward until you encounter a Githyanki Patrol party. If you don’t have a Lae’zel or Githyanki party member who can convince the opposing force, fight through the Patrol party.

Baldur's Gate 3 Act 2
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The fight might take some time, as the Githhyanki Patrol is very strong. Once they are defeated, move west until you reach the Mountain Pass. Initiate the Mountain Pass prompt, and your party will move to the new Act 2 map. From here, you will end up in the Rosymorn Monastery Trail. Keep walking down the road and there will be some Ghouls waiting for you. Rest is upto you.

Way 2: The Elevator in the Underdark

If you want to avoid the Githyanki Patrol on the way to Mountain Pass, you can opt for this route. First, head to an Underdark entrance, notably the bottom of Hag’s Lair, or the hidden elevator right under the Zhentarim Hideout.

The Elevator in the Underdark in BG3

Once you enter the Underdark, head towards the Beach at the center of the zone and look for a boat. Be careful, as there are lots of hazards waiting along the way. Now take the boat to Grymforge, and go through the available quests. In the end, you will find the Elevator, which will take your party up to the new Act 2 map.

So, go ahead and follow these ways to unlock the path of adventure waiting for your party. Follow our Baldur’s Gate 3 guides to strengthen your builds, and make your journey through the Acts a walk in the park.

Tahmid Shihab Murshed is an FPS writer at GameRiv. Born with a knack for gaming, he has played all types of games out there. He has a heartfelt love for Call of Duty, and other shooter titles out there.