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Jaheira favors direct approaches and is not interested in flattery. She loves snarky jokes even at her own expense. She approves of good deeds no matter how small they are.

Greetings[edit | edit source]

Depending on their approval rating, Jaheira may greet the player with:

Negative (<0):

  • "Speak, so long as you have something sensible to say."
  • "What."

Neutral and Medium (0 - 59):

  • "Speak."
  • "Yes?"
  • "Well - are we ready for the road once more?" (in camp)

High (60+):

  • "The cub speaks."
  • "What is it, cub?"

Approval[edit | edit source]

The following story and dialogue choices will cause Jaheira to gain approval.

Act Two[edit | edit source]

Ico knownSpells lvl 02.png Act 2 Spoilers! This section reveals details about the story of Baldur's Gate 3.

Mind Flayer Colony

Act Three[edit | edit source]

Ico knownSpells lvl 03.png Act 3 Spoilers! This section reveals details about the story of Baldur's Gate 3.


Circus of the Last Days

  • Volunteer a companion, including her, to Dribbles' show. Jaheira approves +1
  • After volunteering Minthara to Dribbles' show, get her to tell her drider joke. Jaheira approves +1
  • After volunteering Minsc to Dribbles' show, tell him "Go on!" Jaheira approves +1
  • Tell Dribbles his joke is corny, or as a Bard, finish his scarecrow joke for him. Jaheira approves +1
  • If going on stage with Dribbles yourself, say you're special because you treat the people around you with kindness. Jaheira approves +1

Open Hand Temple

  • Offer to help Sister Yannis investigate Brilgor's death and prove his innocence. Jaheira approves +1
  • After agreeing to bear the curse, withstand the cursed monk's madness and earn Tasha's Hideous Laughter. Jaheira approves +3

Carm's Garm

  • Tell Naaber "Correct. But nobody likes Naaber", when he's pretending to be a dog.

Wyrm's Crossing

  • Agree with Adventurer Drim at the Fraygo's Flophouse that people don't respect adventurers anymore.
  • Reject the Deal with the Gnomes quest from Falcäo. Jaheira approves +1
  • Get into Wyrm's Rock via the gate by either: showing the Admission Pass, getting Investigator Valeria's permission, passing a persuasion check and bribing the guard, or passing certain class-related checks. Jaheira approves +1
  • Successfully probe Jaheira's thoughts for direction when talking to Harper Chelvin.

Danthelon's Dancing Axe

  • Succeed an Insight check when meeting Geraldus and attack or wait for Jaheira's signal. Jaheira approves +2
  • Choose the Sorcerer dialogue option after succeeding the Insight check
  • Take Geraldus's side after the fight. Jaheira approves +10
  • Agree to find Minsc right away. Jaheira approves +2

Wyrm's Rock Fortress

  • When confronting Fist Reynash in the Flaming Fist barracks:
    • Give him 300 gold to flee. Jaheira approves +1
    • Tell him to get a grip.
    • Wake the guards after discovering (by succeeding a perception, persuasion, or detect thoughts check) that he was trying to steal. Jaheira approves +1
  • After waking the guards, regardless if you succeeded a check to discover Reynash's thieving attempt or not:
    • Persuade Manip Bakshi that another Fist was trying to steal from him. Jaheira approves +2
    • Convince Manip Bakshi that you are a new recruit after passing a detect thoughts check. Jaheira approves +1
  • Convince the Flaming Fist quartermaster Arkleia Oloril to trade with you. Jaheira approves +1
  • When asked your opinion about the Steel Watch, tell Lord Amber's Bodyguard and the attendants of Lady Durinbold and Lord Shattershield:
    • You have seen the army of the Absolute and no where's safe - Steel Watch or not. Jaheira approves +1
    • You should not trust the Steel Watchers because they will turn on everyone. Jaheira approves +1
  • Pass the Steel Watcher that confronts you at the coronation Jaheira approves +1
  • Tell Ravengard that Gortash is a tyrant after probing his mind to discover Florrick's location. Jaheira approves +1
  • Use the Baldurian option when talking to Duke Ravengard right after Gortash's inauguration, wondering what has befallen the city's great hero.


  • When talking with Nine-Fingers Keene the first time, say you are Jaheira's friend, or say you came for the food or that you're exploring the local sewer-life. Jaheira approves +2
  • When talking with Nine-Fingers Keene, in the same conversation as above, say Jaheira is not alone or ask Nine-Fingers if she really thinks that this will stop Jaheira or tell Nine-Fingers you can handle it. Jaheira approves +2
  • Get Tut Thistlebog to reveal the location of the Stone Lord. Jaheira approves +2
  • When talking with Nine-Fingers Keene with Minsc in the party, Minsc will see her as an enemy and attack, succeed any check (Insight/Intimidation/Persuasion) to convince Minsc that she isn't an enemy. Jaheira approves +10
  • Tell Uktar "The quicker I deal with the Stone Lord [...]". Jaheira approves +2

Lower City

  • X: -166 Y: -75 Play with the children.
  • Requires Perception Check DC 7, spot Cinnamon's "Spy Candy". Jaheira approves +1
  • Allow Punkins to scan you. Jaheira approves +1
  • X: -210 Y: -165 Next to the Grey Harbour Docks portal, allow the father to go with their family by purchasing a 4th berth (1000 gold) or persuade/intimidate the captain. Jaheira approves +1
  • Jaheira approves when Halsin makes a donation to Mielikki at Stormshore Tabernacle. Jaheira approves +1
  • Successfully persuade Nesha Leesha that she is in danger.
  • When rencountering Araj, ask Astarion if he wishes to leave. Jaheira approves +1
  • Tell Araj "Forget it. I saw how you made Astarion feel. I'm done with you." Jaheira approves +1

Elfsong Tavern

Elerrathin's Home

  • Tell Rion to listen to her mother.
  • Tell Rion to help the refugees.
  • Tell Jaheira it was foolish to keep her family a secret.
  • Tell Jaheira you understand her choice to keep her family a secret.
  • Tell Jaheira she chose to keep her family secret was because she's afraid of Rion.

Chromatic Scale

  • As a Bard, talk to Thomas C. Quirkilious and ask him what the benefits of using lute strings made of worg hair are. Jaheira approves +1

The Counting House

  • Give Rags Deelarma begging outside the entrance a handful of coins. Jaheira approves +1
  • When speaking to Rakath Glitterbeard about losing innocent people's money, intimidate him into taking half the stolen gold. Jaheira approves +1

Cloister of Sombre Embrace

Abandoned Cistern

  • Free Minsc from the Absolute's influence. Jaheira approves +20

Water Queen's House

Murder Tribunal

  • Ask "Would you like to kill the old man, or shall I?" during the conversation with Sarevok. Jaheira approves +5

Dark Urge

  • Refuse your father's gift. Jaheira approves +10


  • When you ask how she's faring without her harpers, tell her that her "experience will be an asset" or "try to keep up." Jaheira approves +2
  • When you ask about her past experience with the Dead Three, say "Please. You're only one of those things." Jaheira approves +3
  • When you ask about what she knows about Illithids, say "Who are you speaking to? Maybe I'm the parasite, puppeting this body." or "My mind is still my own." Jaheira approves +3
  • After the event at Danthelon's Dancing Axe, agree to look for Minsc.
  • After reaching Lower City, ask whether or not she is interested in Gortash's offer.
  • After the event at the Counting House, call her ancient. Jaheira approves +5
  • When Jaheira greets you with "The cub speaks", call her a crow. Jaheira approves +2
  • When discussing about doppelgangers, first pass the DC 15 Nature check, then say that Orin is trying to make us paranoid. Jaheira approves +1
  • When talking about the amulet you found in her home, talk about Khalid and then tell her that "He sounds like he had true strength" Jaheira approves +5
  • Encourage Lae'zel to renounce Vlaakith once and for all.
  • After agreeing to an alliance with Gortash, agree with her that Gortash needs to be taken care of but that they agreed to deal with Orin first.
  • Tell Jaheira she was staring at a statue of Minsc without realizing it was him. Jaheira approves +3
  • Tell Jaheira that her sitting at Minsc's statue, not knowing it was Minsc himself is a little funny. Jaheira approves +3
  • Tell Jaheira you'll save Minsc and that it won't take a hundred years. Jaheira approves +3
  • (As the Dark Urge) Ask her to tell you what you must do when she says she has found a better way in another time.

Disapproval[edit | edit source]

The following story and dialogue choices will cause Jaheira to lose approval.

Act Two[edit | edit source]

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Mind Flayer Colony

  • When speaking to the Fresh Mind, tell them that they will never wake again.

Act Three[edit | edit source]

Ico knownSpells lvl 03.png Act 3 Spoilers! This section reveals details about the story of Baldur's Gate 3.


  • Say "All hail the High Harper!" when you chose her as Dribbles' assistant.
  • Tell Wulbren Gortash is the enemy -not the Gondians and that you'll find another way -or- This is too messy for you.
    • If contacting the Gondians, insist on refusing the bomb.
  • Boo at Dribbles' scarecrow joke.

Wyrm's Crossing

Sharess' Caress

  • Try Hoots Hooligan's special hooch at Sharess' Caress.

Wyrm's Rock Fortress

  • Blackmail or intimidate Fist Reynash in the barracks into giving you gold. Jaheira disapproves -1

Lower City

  • Tell Rion "We're all going to die" when asked about their chances against the Cult.
  • Intimidate Big Huido at the Grey Harbour Docks into giving you both the Guild shipment as well as his money. Jaheira disapproves -1

Lower City Sewers

Dark Urge

  • Accept your father's gift. Jaheira disapproves -∞ Leaves the party and becomes hostile.


  • Report to Jaheira after siding with the Zhentarim against The Guild. All dialogue options lead to the same disapproval. Jaheira disapproves -2