Baldur’s Gate 3 Cheats, Item Codes, Spawn NPC, And How to Enable And Use Cheat Codes

Get all the cheat codes for Baldur’s Gate 3.

Looking for Baldur’s Gate 3 cheats on PC, Mac & Stadia? The fact is there aren’t any kinds of cheats for Baldur’s Gate 3. However, you can use the given cheats by using Baldurs Gate 3 cheat engine.

We’ve compiled the list of Baldur’s Gate 3 cheat codes and unlockables with tips for Larian Studios’ new CRPG game. So, let’s dive in.

How to Activate Cheats in Baldur’s Gate 3?

Ways of Activation

Here are two ways to activate cheat in Baldur’s Gate 3 through an old process that works for Divinity: Original Sin 1.

  • You can install Divinity Engine 4.0 and use the console commands to type in cheats in Baldur’s Gate 3. 
  • And you can also use the ReCon Small remote utility to send the console commands. Type the command directly and then run a cheat.  

Activate

  1. Locate the folder at Documents > Baldur’s Gate – Enhanced Edition. On my desktop PC, this was in the default Windows 10 Documents folder within OneDrive; on my laptop, it is in C:\users\<username>\Documents. It will depend on how your computer was set up.
  2. In a text editor open the file Baldur.lua.
  3. Add the line SetPrivateProfileString(‘Program Options’, ‘Debug Mode’, ‘1’).
  4. Save and close the file.

Now when you run the game, you can enter the game console by pressing Ctrl + Spacebar. It looks like this, at the bottom of the screen:

Activate Cheats in Baldur’s Gate 3
Enter your code then press Enter

This allows you to enter codes that generate items, amongst other things. For instance, this code allows generates a set of Ankheg Plate Mail armor for your current character:

C:CreateItem("PLAT06")

The older versions of Baldur’s Gate used the code CLUAConsole: but this has now been shortened to a single, uppercase C: followed by a colon.

Thanks to a tip from Craig in the comments. If you want to create multiple instances of the same item, add a comma and a number, e.g.

C:CreateItem("AROW01",200)

will create 200 arrows.

Baldur’s Gate 3 Cheats

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  • Ctrl+1: change paper doll armor type
  • Ctrl+2: darken the screen
  • Ctrl+3: lighten the screen
  • Ctrl+4: show interactable objects
  • Ctrl+6: change to the previous paper doll
  • Ctrl+7: change to the next paper doll
  • Ctrl+8: shows text boxes
  • Ctrl+9: shows sprites
  • Ctrl+A: animate sprite
  • Ctrl+B: shows the last FMV clip
  • Ctrl+C: got to the next chapter
  • Ctrl+D: debug dump
  • Ctrl+F: turns to character
  • Ctrl+J: jump to space under the cursor
  • Ctrl+L: shows coordinates under the cursor
  • Ctrl+R: heals character under the cursor
  • Ctrl+S: select a sprite animation
  • Ctrl+X: shows position info
  • Ctrl+Y: kills character under the cursor

The second method of using ReCon small remote utility works for Divinity: Original Sin 2. this requires you to use the Editor in the game installation folder. It is located in C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\The Divinity Engine 4. Run Recon by pressing Ctrl + Shift + F11, this activates the cheats. You can run various combat cheats in the console.

  • god – Turn on God Mode, and type it again to turn it off.
  • peace on/off – Turn on Peace Mode, and type it again to turn it off.
  • killcombat – kills all enemies in current combat
  • nocooldowns – removes cooldowns
  • infiniteAp – your actions will cost 0 AP
  • killArmor – Sets the magic and physical armor of the selected character to 0.
  • nearlyKill – Sets the HP of the currently selected character to 1.
  • infiniteMemory – You will have over 9000 memory
  • resurrect – resurrects currently selected character

Baldur’s Gate 3 Tips And Tricks

Here are all the Baldur’s Gate 3 tips & tricks that you can use in the game.

1. Don’t bunch up during combat to minimize damage and maximize strategy!

This may seem obvious, but you’d be surprised at how easy it is to do when you’re caught off guard. You may feel like you should stick together and do an epic, back-to-back hero fight with the rest of your companions against the forces of evil, but we’d truly advise you do the opposite. Why? For two, simple reasons…

The first is that the more bunched up you are, the easier it is for enemy spellcasters or rogues to use items/spells like Grease, Oil, and more in order to send you crawling back to camp with your tail in between your legs. Quite literally! If you’re spread out, there is less chance for all of your party to be hit.

This leads us to our second point – strategizing. The further apart you are – though, to be clear, your party should be nearby – the more room there is to strategize where you want your companions to go. For example, Lae’zel with a bow? She has a superior jumping ability to get on higher ground faster. This compliments Astarion’s sneaking abilities, which can take our enemies that Lae’zel misses down on the ground. 

2. If you’re unsure, hide!

Believe it or not, enemies can jump out of nowhere at times and leave you feeling uncertain about what to do next. Sometimes it can mean certain death, especially if you haven’t had a short or long rest in a long time. If you’re unsure what’s ahead of you, the best option is to go and stealth your way through. 

If there are enemies about, then turn on combat time, wait for 6 seconds and then move when you feel that you aren’t going to be spotted. Sometimes you’re able to bypass whole swathes of combat like this, and while you may feel you aren’t getting as many fights in your game, finding some sweet loot more than makes up for it. Besides, you don’t have to leave the fights for good – you can always come back later and pick the stragglers up!

3. Examine your weapons/armor to make sure you’re using it right

This may sound obvious, but looking at your weapons and armor may just prevent you from making some terrible mistakes. For example, playing as a Fighter with chainmail? Sure, you’ve got a higher AC (Armour Class), but you also have a -1 in your Stealth. So maybe don’t go around trying to hide next to your Rogue, because you’re going to end up screwing both of you over.

The same goes for weapons. Weapon proficiency lets you know what weapons you can and can’t wield without putting yourself at a disadvantage. It’s blocked out from equipping anyway, but it helps when trying to buy something new for your character/companions. Seriously, don’t buy something that you end up not even being able to use. It really sucks!

4. Try to compliment your team with a good balance of abilities

While you can literally compliment your companions if you want – some will like it, others will not – this tip is more about knowing your strengths and weaknesses, and how to work around them with your fellow companions. For example, if you have a team of all tank-like classes with zero healing or ranged spells, it’s not going to end up going well against a more varied team of enemies. 

Of course, there’s nothing wrong with having another companion similar to you, but keep in mind that having a good selection of melee and ranged abilities will make even the hardest fights that much simpler.

5. Keep an eye on your character sheet

You may not need to know Dungeons and Dragons to play Baldur’s Gate 3, but it’s still very helpful to check on your character sheet whenever you can. It’ll have your stats that, once you click on them, will let you see what you have proficiency in, and what you’re most likely to succeed in when you give that dice a roll. For example, a dexterity of 16 will give you +5 in Stealth, Sleight of Hand, and Acrobatics – giving you a better chance to score high on those. 

The character sheet also provided helpful information in regards to how much damage you can do with your weapons, as well as your AC. This allows you to plan which character can go up front and take most of the damage while seeing which characters would do better at the back, where their lower AC isn’t so much of a problem. 

Your character sheet provides other intel, too – like your spells, the actions you can take, and your spell DC (Difficulty Class). Play around with it and see what helps you! There’s a load of information on there, but trust us when we say it’s accessible and easy to understand.

FAQs 

How do you change stats in Baldur’s Gate 3?

You should get a potion (using invis potion visuals) at the game start and can be bought from the Skeleton Trader. Drinking the potion will unlock the ability to change your stats, AC and Movement. You can toggle this on and off from the reaction bar.

Can you reroll stats in Baldur’s Gate 3?

No, players can’t currently reroll stats in Baldur’s Gate 3.

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