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Feats are features that grant a character unique improvements. All classes select one feat at class levels 4, 8, and 12. Fighters select an additional feat at level 6; Rogues select an additional feat at level 10.

See D&D 5e feat changes for an overview of difference between feats in 5e D&D and Baldur's Gate 3.

List of all feats[edit | edit source]

Name Description
Ability Improvement
Actor Actor Actor
  • Despite not being mentioned in the tooltip, the character also gains proficiency in these 2 skills if they didn't have those proficiencies yet
Alert Alert Alert
Athlete Athlete: Standing Up Athlete: Standing Up
  • Your Strength icon.png Strength or Dexterity icon.png Dexterity ability score increases by 1, to a maximum of 20.
  • When you are Prone Prone, standing up uses significantly less movement.
  • Your Jump Jump distance also increases by 50%.
Charger Charger: Weapon Attack Charger: Weapon Attack
  • Charge forward and slam your weapon into the first enemy in your way without provoking Opportunity Attacks.
Charger: Shove Charger: Shove
  • Charge forward and Shove Shove the first enemy in your way.
  • Shove distance depends on your Strength and the target's weight.
  • Charger: Weapon attack uses Action + Bonus action, moves up to 9 m / 30 ft, and makes a melee attack with +5 damage.
    • This counts as a single weapon attack, and benefits from Extra Attack.
  • As a Shove, Charger: Shove does not count as an actual attack.
Crossbow Expert Crossbow Expert: Point-Blank Crossbow Expert: Point-Blank
  • When you make crossbow attacks within melee range, the attack rolls do not have Disadvantage Icon.png Disadvantage.
Crossbow Expert: Wounding Crossbow Expert: Wounding
Defensive Duellist Defensive Duellist Defensive Duellist
Dual Wielder Dual Wielder Dual Wielder
  • You can use Two-Weapon Fighting even if your weapons aren't Light.
  • You cannot dual-wield Heavy weapons.
Dual Wielder: Bonus Armour Class Dual Wielder: Bonus Armour Class
  • You have a +1 bonus to Armour Class Armour Class while wielding a melee weapon in each hand.
  • This feat doesn't give the Two-Weapon Fighting style, it just allows a creature to dual wield non-light non-heavy weapons.
Dungeon Delver Dungeon Delver: Perception Dungeon Delver: Perception
Dungeon Delver: Resist Traps Dungeon Delver: Resist Traps
Durable Durable Durable
Elemental Adept
  • "You cannot roll a 1" means that any 1 rolled is treated as a 2.
Great Weapon Master Great Weapon Master: Bonus Attack Great Weapon Master: Bonus Attack
  • When an attack with a melee weapon lands a Critical Hit or kills a creature, you can make another melee weapon attack as a Bonus action that turn.
Great Weapon Master: All In Great Weapon Master: All In
  • When attacking with a  Two-Handed or  Versatile melee weapon (in both hands) that you are Proficient with, Attack rolls take a -5 penalty, but their damage increases by 10.
  • All In is a toggleable passive ability.
Heavily Armoured Heavily Armoured Heavily Armoured
Heavy Armour Master Heavy Armour Master Heavy Armour Master
  • Your Strength icon.png Strength ability score increases by 1, to a maximum of 20.
  • Incoming damage from non-magical attacks also decreases by 3 while you're wearing heavy armour.
Lightly Armoured Lightly Armoured Lightly Armoured
Lucky Lucky Lucky
Mage Slayer Mage Slayer: Saving Throw Advantage Mage Slayer: Saving Throw Advantage
Mage Slayer: Attack Caster Mage Slayer: Attack Caster
  • You can use a Reaction to immediately make an attack against the caster if it casts a spell within 1.5m / 5ft of you.
Mage Slayer: Break Concentration Mage Slayer: Break Concentration
Magic Initiate: Bard Magic Initiate: Bard Magic Initiate: Bard
Magic Initiate: Cleric Magic Initiate: Cleric Magic Initiate: Cleric
  • Bug: when you wear medium armour, the bonus to Armour Class Armour Class you can gain from your Dexterity icon.png Dexterity modifier also becomes +3 instead of +2.
  • The AC bonus increase is not listed in-game, and can also be gained by taking the Medium Armour Master feat.
Magic Initiate: Druid Magic Initiate: Druid Magic Initiate: Druid
Magic Initiate: Sorcerer Magic Initiate: Sorcerer Magic Initiate: Sorcerer
Magic Initiate: Warlock Magic Initiate: Warlock Magic Initiate: Warlock
Magic Initiate: Wizard Magic Initiate: Wizard Magic Initiate: Wizard
Martial Adept Martial Adept Martial Adept
Medium Armour Master Medium Armour Master Medium Armour Master
Mobile: Evade Difficult Terrain Mobile: Evade Difficult Terrain
Mobile: Evade Opportunity Attack Mobile: Evade Opportunity Attack
  • If you move after making a melee attack, you don't provoke an Opportunity Attack from that target.
Moderately Armoured Moderately Armoured Moderately Armoured

Requires Light armour Proficiency.

Performer Performer Performer
Polearm Master Polearm Master: Bonus Attack Polearm Master: Bonus Attack
Polearm Master: Opportunity Attack Polearm Master: Opportunity Attack
  • The Polearm Master: Bonus Attack deals 1d4 + Weapon Ability Modifier damage.
  • Polearm Master works with Pikes even though this is not stated in-game. (see [note 2])
Resilient Resilient Resilient
Ritual Caster Ritual Caster: Free Spells Ritual Caster: Free Spells
Savage Attacker Savage Attacker Savage Attacker
  • When making melee weapon attacks, you roll your damage dice twice and use the highest result.
Sentinel Sentinel: Vengeance Sentinel: Vengeance
  • When an enemy in melee range attacks an ally, you can use a Reaction to make a weapon attack against that enemy. Target ally must not have the Sentinel feat.
Sentinel: Snare Sentinel: Snare
Sentinel: Opportunity Advantage Sentinel: Opportunity Advantage
Sharpshooter Sharpshooter: Low Ground Sharpshooter: Low Ground
Sharpshooter: All In Sharpshooter: All In
  • Ranged weapon attacks with weapons you are Proficient with have a -5 penalty to their Attack roll, but deal an additional 10 damage.
  • All In is a toggleable passive ability.
Shield Master Shield Master Shield Master
Shield Master: Block Shield Master: Block
  • If a Spell forces you to make a Dexterity saving throw, you can use your Reaction to shield yourself and diminish the effect's damage.
    • On a failed save, you only take half damage.
    • On a successful save, you don't take any damage, even if you normally would.
  • Unlike the DnD counterpart, this feat doesn't take shield AC into account and offers the flat bonus to Dexterity saves instead.
Skilled Skilled Skilled
Spell Sniper Spell Sniper Spell Sniper
  • You learn a cantrip, and the number you need to roll a Critical Hit while attacking with a Spell is reduced by 1. This effect can stack.
Tavern Brawler Tavern Brawler Tavern Brawler
  • Your Strength icon.png Strength or Constitution icon.png Constitution ability score increases by 1, to a maximum of 20.
  • When you make an unarmed attack, use an improvised weapon, or throw something, your strength modifier is added twice to the damage and Attack rolls.
  • Unarmed attacks that use Dexterity as a modifier still gain the strength modifier as a bonus with this feat and thus don't get the Dexterity modifier applied twice to the attack.
Tough Tough Tough
  • Hit Point maximum increased by 2 for each level.
War Caster War Caster: Concentration War Caster: Concentration
War Caster: Opportunity Spell War Caster: Opportunity Spell
  • Note: this feat does not grant the cantrip Shocking Grasp. Unless you know it from another source, you can only cast it as an Attack of Opportunity.
  • Casting Shocking Grasp as an Attack of Opportunity uses the character's Spellcasting Ability. For example, if a Cleric casts Shocking Grasp with this feat, they use their Wisdom icon.png Wisdom modifier
Weapon Master Weapon Master Weapon Master

Footnotes[edit | edit source]

  1. Ability Improvement is not strictly speaking a feat, but it is listed and chosen as any other feat.
  2. 2.0 2.1 It's not stated in-game but Polearm Mastery works with Pikes too. Polearm Master is coded to work with any weapon that is tagged as a SPEAR or STAVE (quarterstaffs), and weapons with Extra Reach (Glaives, Halberds, and Pikes)