Baldur’s Gate 3: Best Wyll companion build

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In Baldur’s Gate 3, Wyll is a Pact of the Blade Warlock who is strong at both melee fighting and casting spells. Here’s the best Wyll companion build in BG3, combining the best strategy for his skills and abilities to be effective at both melee and ranged combat.

Warlocks are spellcasters in Baldur’s Gate 3 who mainly depend on their Charisma, but their Dexterity also comes in handy as they’re capable swordfighters. Wyll the Warlock can be a quite versatile companion, being able to accompany any type of party thanks to his wide range of abilities.

However, you need to carefully assess all the various abilities, skills, spells, and more after using respec on him. With that said, here’s all you need to know to make the best companion build for Wyll in Baldur’s Gate 3.

Best subclass for Wyll in Baldur’s Gate 3

The best subclass for Wyll in Baldur’s Gate 3 is Pact of The Blade. The best patron is The Fiend. It does high damage, provides high survivability, and is also the most lore-accurate choice.

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Wyll is always ready to help others.

Wyll will pick this subclass by default as it is tied to his Origin story. Although the game allows you to Respec your characters, changing Wyll’s subclass doesn’t impact his story.

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Here’s a full guide on how Pact of the Blade works in Baldur’s Gate 3, in case you are wondering all the minor details about

Best Ability Score for Wyll in Baldur’s Gate 3

Here are the ideal Ability Score stats that Wyll should have in Baldur’s Gate 3 for his Warlock build:

  • Strength: 10
  • Dexterity: 16 (+1)
  • Constitution: 14
  • Intelligence: 8
  • Wisdom: 10
  • Charisma: 16 (+2)

Charisma is the most important Ability for Warlocks in Baldur’s Gate 3, so you should pick the skills that rely on Charisma.

However, since this is a companion build and Wyll won’t do much talking, you don’t need more than one Charisma skill. You can comfortably pick the following two Intelligence-based skills:

  • Arcana (Intelligence)
  • History (Intelligence)
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Wyll holds a terrible secret in Baldur’s Gate 3.

Best spells for Wyll in Baldur’s Gate 3

Here are the spells required for Wyll’s best companion build in Baldur’s Gate 3:

  • Cantrip: Eldritch Blast
  • Cantrip: Blade Ward
  • Cantrip: Mage Hand
  • Level 1: Hex
  • Level 1: Hellish Rebuke
  • Level 2: Armour of Agathys
  • Level 3: Mirror Image
  • Level 3: Misty Step
  • Level 4: Scorching Ray
  • Level 5: Fireball
  • Level 6: Counterspell
  • Level 7: Banishment
  • Level 8: Blight
  • Level 9: Flame Strike
  • Level 10: Cone of Cold
  • Level 11: Fire Shield
  • Level 11: Circle of Death
  • Level 12: Dimension Door

Best build for Wyll in Baldur’s Gate 3

Here’s the best companion build for Wyll in Baldur’s Gate 3:

1Cantrips: Eldritch Blast, Blade Ward — Prepared Spells: Hex, Hellish Rebuke — Subclass: The Fiend
2Eldritch Invocation: Agonising Blast, Repelling Blast — Spells: Armour of Agathys
3Spells: Mirror Image, Misty Step — Pact Boon: Pact of the Chain
4Cantrip: Mage Hand — Spell: Scorching Ray — Ability Improvement: Charisma +2
5Eldritch Invocation: Armour of Shadows — Spell: Fireball
6Spell: Counterspell
7Eldritch Invocation: Book of Ancient Secrets — Spell: Banishment
8Feat: Spell Sniper — Spell: Blight
9Eldritch Invocation: Minions of Chaos — Spell: Flame Strike
10Spell: Cone of Cold
11Spells: Fire Shield, Circle of Death
12Spell: Dimension Door — Ability Improvement: Charisma +2

Picking up Agonising Blast and Repelling Blast as Eldritch Invocations early on can be quite useful. Using this kit can insta-kill most minor enemies by pushing them from ledges. You’ll lose the loot, yes, but if you avoid killing bosses or important enemies that way, you won’t lose things of much value.

Eldritch Blast is a fun cantrip to have, it doesn’t use spell slots, as it is a cantrip, and you can keep spamming it at medium and long range. Pick Spell Sniper Feat at level 8 to turn Wyll into a killing machine, you won’t regret it.

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Remember to pick up Wyll’s iconic weapon called Infernal Rapier, by saving Mizora during Act 2. Here’s a guide on how to find the best weapons with the details.

That wraps up our best companion build for Wyll in Baldur’s Gate 3. If you wish to know more about the game, check out our other guides down below:

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