Top 10 Most Evil Things to Do in Baldur’s Gate 3

From morally questionable to outright diabolical, here are the top 10 most evil things to do in Baldur's Gate 3.

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3. Kill Shadowheart’s Parents after Rescuing Them

Shadowheart is one of the most loved companions in Baldur's Gate 3. The half-elf grapples with a traumatic past marked by the Sharrans' abduction and manipulation. For years on end, she was brainwashed and forced to torture her own parents. Despite her amnesic state from constant exposure to the Mirror of Loss, her parents bear the painful memories. Rescuing them brings heartwarming reunions, where Shadowheart finally experiences her parents' warm embrace and acceptance, while they rejoice in seeing their daughter alive and free, with feelings, and with the chance to see a brighter tomorrow without Shar’s darkness. 

And yet, if even Shadowheart family’s reunion after decades of both physical and emotional torment can’t sway your ruthless heart, then you can always take her parents’ lives while they are in your camp. Doing this will, of course, turn Shadowheart completely hostile, and you will have to slay her too.

2. Tamper with Wyll’s Warlock Pact

There are various ways for you to tamper with Wyll’s Warlock pact. However, there are two particular courses of actions that will lead to the most dire consequences for him:

Kill Mizora

Alright, you may wonder, what’s the harm in ridding the world of a manipulative cambion like Mizora? As it turns out, and as Mizora has threatened you, her demise leads to Wyll’s transformation into a Lemure. In case you don’t know what a Lemure looks like, then here it is:

As you can see, Lemures are grotesque masses of flesh, representing the lowest tier of devils in the infernal hierarchy. And Wyll, the Blade of Frontiers, the hero with a heart of gold, is now doomed to be such a creature. If you have Karlach in your party, she will be especially distraught by this turn of events, as Wyll is now “a blob of tormented flesh in the Hells” forever.

Tell Wyll to Keep His Pact with Mizora, but Let His Father Die

Despite being banished from Baldur’s Gate by his own father, Grand Duke Ulder Ravengard, Wyll never harbors resentment towards his father. Ulder Ravengard remains Wyll’s role model, and the Blade of Frontiers loves his father dearly.

That’s why later on in the game, Mizora confronts Wyll with a gut-wrenching choice: either break his pact and lose his father forever, or surrender his soul once more and keep his father’s life. If you convince Wyll to keep the pact, he will condemn his own soul in the hope of saving his father. However, if you decide to abandon Grand Duke Ravengard in Gortash’s underwater prison—the Iron Thrones—he will still meet his demise. Wyll’s sacrifice will be for nothing. And it’s unlikely that our Warlock companion will ever find another chance to free himself from Mizora’s grip.