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Agility, reflexes, and balance.
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Dexterity is an ability score and a key ability of Rogues, Rangers, Monks, and other wielders of finesse weapons.

Dexterity affects your Acrobatics, Sleight of Hand, and Stealth skills, as well as your attack rolls for ranged weapons and finesse weapons. It also affects your Initiative and Armour Class.

Dexterity modifier chart[edit | edit source]

Baldur's Gate 3 uses the Point Buy ruleset.

Ability score modifier chart
Ability score Modifier value Ability score Modifier value
1 -5 16-17 +3
2-3 -4 18-19 +4
4-5 -3 20-21 +5
6-7 -2 22-23 +6
8-9 -1 24-25 +7
10-11 +0 26-27 +8
12-13 +1 28-29 +9
14-15 +2 30 +10

Ways to increase[edit | edit source]

The following items/entities can be consumed/used for a permanent bonus to Dexterity:

The following feats can increase Dexterity up to a base value of 20:

Related items[edit | edit source]

Affecting Dexterity[edit | edit source]

The following item set the user's Dexterity score to the specified value. It will have no effect if the user's Dexterity score is higher without it:

The following items increase Dexterity while equipped:

Affecting saving throws[edit | edit source]

The following items add a +1 to Dexterity saving throws:

The following items provide advantage on Dexterity saving throws:

The following item causes disadvantage on Dexterity saving throws:

Affecting Dexterity checks[edit | edit source]

The following items grant the passive feature Balance, which grants a +1 bonus to Dexterity ability checks:

The following item provides advantage on Dexterity ability checks:

Benefiting from Dexterity[edit | edit source]

The following pieces of medium armour have the Exotic Material feature, which lets you add your full Dexterity modifier to your Armour Class while wearing them, instead of it being limited to +2 as it normally is for medium armour: