What is proficiency in Baldur’s Gate 3

Gale in Baldur's Gate 3.Larian Studios

Proficiency in Baldur’s Gate 3 is a useful buff that makes your level-ups more important in Larian Studios’ new RPG. If you want to know how the buff works, then here’s all you need to know about proficiency in Baldur’s Gate 3.

After a long wait, Baldur’s Gate 3 has finally arrived, and players can hop into the game’s lengthy story, try out a wide assortment of playable classes, and battle challenging enemies in intense RPG combat situations.

One of Baldur’s Gate 3’s most notable features is the concept of proficiency – a crucial element that will take your gameplay to the next level, no matter what skills you pick. You’ll need to know how proficiency works since it can help you achieve better rolls and improve your key skills.

Here’s all about Baldur’s Gate 3’s proficiency bonus.

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Proficiency is a bonus that boosts the dice roll of a skill.

How does proficiency work in Baldur’s Gate 3

Proficiency is a bonus that can boost the number added to the dice roll when a character rolls the skill that they are good at. For instance, in Baldur’s Gate 3, if you have proficiency in Stealth, then any proficiency bonus you have based on your level will automatically increase your Stealth roll numbers.

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This means, if the character has proficiency in stealth, then their original +2 stat will also include their player level – giving a higher proficiency bonus.

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How to increase proficiency in Baldur’s Gate 3

To improve their proficiency in the game, users just need to level up. Advancing through the game, finishing missions, and doing any activities that earn XP will help the player reach the next level.

However, be careful, proficiencies can be linked to certain classes, so make sure you know which areas you want to focus on as you begin your journey.

Here’s a closer look at proficiency bonuses and the levels you need to achieve to increase them:

  • Player Level 1-4: +2 proficiency
  • Player Level 5-8: +3 proficiency
  • Player Level 9-12: +4 proficiency
  • Player Level 13-16: +5 proficiency
  • Player Level 17-20: +6 proficiency

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