Baldur’s Gate 3: How to Find and Recruit Gale in BG3

Is there such thing as too much magic?

Baldur's Gate 3 Gale in BG3

Having a powerful wizard in your Baldur’s Gate 3 party is a helpful way to add a solid, long-ranged DPS character to your roster. If you already have a healer, melee-ranged, or someone with other support skills, having a damage character will ensure you’re consistently defeating foes from afar without them overwhelming you.

That said, Gale is one of your best options, as he’s available to join your party early on. To learn more, continue reading to discover how to find and recruit Gale in Baldur’s Gate 3.

Where to Find Gale in Baldur’s Gate 3 (BG3)

You’ll first encounter Gale at the Roadside Cliffs Waypoint teleporter. After meeting with Shadowheart again and traversing Ravaged Beach, you’ll find this Ancient Sigil Circle at coordinates (X: 222, Y: 325). Interact with it to initiate a cutscene between you and Gale.

Baldur's Gate 3 Gale Waypoint Map Location
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After some brief introductions and discussions about the current situation, he’ll ask if you want to lend each other a hand to look for a healer. You can either decline his offer or welcome him into your party, officially recruiting him.

Who Is Gale in BG3?

Gale is a powerful human wizard who initially starts with basic fire, lightning, and thunder damage spells, among others. Over time, you can find upgrades of these spells or go for different elements. If you wish to broaden Gale’s spell arsenal, giving him a subclass will allow him to explore other ability types.

Like many other characters in the game, he is also a potential romance option if you wish to pursue him. To raise his approval, focus on dialogue options that are morally right and heroic. You’ll quickly gain his favor if you act with others’ interests and safety in mind. Throughout the story, you’ll unlock dialogue options that allow you to gain further approval with him, depending on your chosen answers.

Baldur’s Gate 3 is available on PC, Mac, and soon on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S. To learn more about the game, check out how to romance Shadowheart in Baldur’s Gate 3, or click the game tag below to see our growing content list!

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