Dwarf

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Dwarves are a playable race in Baldur's Gate 3.

As durable and unyielding as their homes of stone, dwarves are some of the finest warriors, miners, and smiths of Faerûn.
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As durable and unyielding as their homes of stone, dwarves are some of the finest warriors, miners, and smiths of Faerûn.

Racial features[edit | edit source]

Base Racial Speed
You can move 7.5 m / 25 ft per turn
Size
Medium
Dwarven Combat Training Dwarven Combat Training
You have Proficiency with Battleaxes Battleaxes, Handaxes Handaxes, Light Hammers Light Hammers, and Warhammers Warhammers.
Darkvision Darkvision
Can see in the dark up to 12 m / 40 ft.
Dwarven Resilience Dwarven Resilience
You have Advantage Icon.png Advantage on Saving throws against being Poisoned Poisoned and you have Resistance against Damage TypesPoison damage.
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Gold Dwarves[edit | edit source]

Default Gold Dwarf appearance
Gold Dwarves are known for their confidence and keen intuition. The culture of their Deep Kingdom values family, ritual, and fine craftsmanship.
Gold Dwarf description


Subrace features[edit | edit source]

Dwarven Toughness Icon.webp Dwarven Toughness
Your Hit Point Hit Point maximum increases by 1, and increases by 1 again every time you gain a level.
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Shield Dwarves[edit | edit source]

Default Shield Dwarf appearance
Shield Dwarves survived a long fall from grace, surrendering many of their ancient kingdoms in wars with Goblins and Orcs. These losses have lead to a cynical mindset, yet Shield Dwarves will endure anything to restore their ancestral homelands.
Shield Dwarf description


Subrace features[edit | edit source]

Dwarven Armour Training Dwarven Armour Training
You have Armour Proficiency with Light armour and Medium armour.
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Duergar[edit | edit source]

Default Duergar appearance
Once enslaved by the eldritch Mind Flayers, Duergar adapted to freedom with harsh practicality. Their cold demeanours and gift of stealth are well-known through the Underdark.
Duergar description


Subrace features[edit | edit source]

Superior Darkvision Superior Darkvision
Can see in the dark up to 24 m / 80 ft.
Duergar Resilience Duergar Resilience
You have Advantage Icon.png Advantage on Saving throws against illusions and against being Charmed Charmed or Paralysed Paralysed.
Gain the following Spells
  • 1st Level Spell: Enlarge Enlarge (at character level 3; Recharge: Long rest)
  • 2nd Level Spell: Invisibility Invisibility (at character level 5; per battle, does not use Spell Slots)

NPC characters[edit | edit source]

Additionally, non-player duergar characters also have:

Sunlight Sensitivity Sunlight Sensitivity
While in sunlight, this creature has Disadvantage Icon.png Disadvantage on Attack Rolls and Perception checks that rely on sight.

Notable Gold and Shield Dwarves[edit | edit source]

Notable Duergar[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Each Dwarf subrace equates to a specific type of Dwarf subrace in Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition, as they share their unique traits:
    • A Gold Dwarf equates to a Hill Dwarf in 5e
    • A Shield Dwarf equates to a Mountain Dwarf in 5e.

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