List of creature types

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This page lists the various creature types found throughout Baldur's Gate 3.

Aberration[edit | edit source]

For a full list of Aberrations see Category: Aberrations
Warped, alien beings that have come to Faerûn from beyond the multiverse.

Aberrations are strange, unnatural creatures that aren't easily categorised into any single type. They do not fit neatly into the natural order, with no evolutionary predators or prey.

The following grants Advantage Icon.png Advantage against Aberrations:

Beast[edit | edit source]

For a full list of Beasts see Category: Beasts
All varieties of animals, both ordinary and magical. Most have limited intelligence and lack a society and language.

Beasts are the non-humanoid, but natural, inhabitants of the world. The Beast type generally consists of common animals, such as bears or rats.

The following grants Advantage Icon.png Advantage against Beasts:

Celestial[edit | edit source]

For a full list of Celestials see Category: Celestials
Good-aligned creatures native to the Upper Planes. Many of them are servants of deities, employed in the mortal realm.

Celestials are the inhabitants of the Upper Planes, and the cosmological counterpart to Fiends.

Construct[edit | edit source]

Main article: Construct
Creatures that are made instead of born. Some only follow a simple set of instructions, while others are imbued with sentience.

Constructs are mechanical and non-biological creatures.

Dragon[edit | edit source]

For a full list of Dragons see Category: Dragons
Immensely intelligent, ancient, and powerful reptiles that covet wealth.

Chromatic dragons are selfish, evil, and feared, while metallic dragons are noble, good, and respected by the wise.

Dragons are ancient reptilian creatures, usually with elemental abilities and resistances.

Elemental[edit | edit source]

For a full list of Elementals see Category: Elementals
Creatures native to the Elemental Planes. They range from simple masses of a specific element to beings infused with elemental energy.

Elementals are the inhabitants of the Elemental Planes.

Fey[edit | edit source]

For a full list of Fey creatures see Category: Fey
Mystical creatures that dwell in twilight groves and misty forests. They have close ties to nature - and like nature, not all fey are good.

Fey creatures are creatures connected to the magic of nature.

Fiend[edit | edit source]

For a full list of Fiends see Category: Fiends
Evil, wicked creatures from the Lower Planes that labour under the leadership of lawful archdevils or chaotic demon princes.

Fiends are the inhabitants of the Lower Planes.

Giant[edit | edit source]

For a full list of Giants see Category: Giants
Though giantkind comes in many varieties, each with its own culture, all of them are huge, loud, heavy, and, most importantly, strong.

Giants are enormous creatures that may resemble Humanoids, but often have monstrous properties.

Humanoid[edit | edit source]

For a full list of Humanoids see Category: Humanoids
A collection of bipedal races, ranging from humans, elves, and halflings to goblins, gnolls, and kobolds.

Humanoids primarily consist of non-monstrous, bipedal and intelligent creatures. Many are civilised and social creatures, though some are less so.

Monstrosity[edit | edit source]

For a full list of Monstrosities see Category: Monstrosities
Frightening creatures that are not ordinary, not truly natural, and almost never benign.

Monstrosities are monsters, usually magical in ability or creation.

The following grants Advantage Icon.png Advantage against Monstrosities:

Ooze[edit | edit source]

For a full list of Oozes see Category: Oozes
These gelatinous creatures usually dwell in caves and dungeons, feeding on refuse, carrion, and ill-fated adventurers.

Oozes are amorphous, gelatinous creatures. Usually minimally intelligent, they are predatory.

Plant[edit | edit source]

For a full list of Plants see Category: Plants
Vegetative or fungal creatures. Most can walk and move - and some are carnivorous.

Plants plant-like and fungal creatures (despite fungi not being classified as plants in real-world taxonomy).

The following spell always deals its maximum damage against plants:

Undead[edit | edit source]

For a full list of Undead see Category: Undead
Remnants of the once-living that are trapped between life and death.

Undead are magically reanimated creatures.


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