Baldur’s Gate 3: Hotfix #18 – Vendors Have Gold Again and Bartering Fixed

Trading and bartering are finally fixed, and Vendors have gold Again and More in recent Hotfix #18 for Baldur’s Gate 3!

Baldur’s Gate 3 - Hotfix #18 – Vendors Have Gold Again and Bartering Fixed

Top 3 Fixes in Baldur’s Gate 3 Hotfix #18

Another small fix for Baldur’s Gate 3; this time, developers presented a much shorter list of patch notes. Not long ago, Larian Studios introduced new features and changes to trading and bartering in Patch 6, which was released on February 16, 2024. For example, when trading, you can now sell items from your entire party. Today, Developers introduced Hotfix #18, addressing trading and bartering bugs that resulted from those improvements so players can get rich without interruptions.

Vendor User Interface Changes in BG3 Patch 6
Vendor User Interface Changes in BG3 Patch 6

The following outlines the key fixes introduced in Hotfix #18 for Baldur’s Gate 3.

  1. Vendors have gold again: The bug where vendors’ gold amount was displayed as 0 gold is now fixed, and they should have the correct amount of gold now.
  2. Trading and Bartering: Small bugs related to trading fixed.
  3. Game Crash: Developers fixed a bug that caused the game to crash when players entered the bartering menu in the vendor UI.

Baldur’s Gate 3 Hotfix #18 Complete Patch Notes

Baldur's Gate 3 Blurg Vendor in Myconid Colony
Blurg Vendor in Act 1

Below, you can read the complete patch notes for Baldur’s Gate 3 Hotfix #18 from Steam:

“Hello everyone,

We’ve got a small hotfix for you today, fixing a couple of issues with trading and bartering.
Now, you can safely carry on with your shopping sprees across the Forgotten Realms!

Thank you for taking the time to submit your reports to us. We are continuing to work on fixes for other reported issues with Patch 6.

As always, if you’re experiencing issues after installing the latest update, please check whether the issue persists with your mods uninstalled. As mods aren’t officially supported at the moment, some installed mods may become temporarily incompatible with new patches and hotfixes.


  • Fixed an issue that would cause vendors to initially display their current gold amount as zero.
  • Fixed a crash when entering into bartering with a vendor. Hagglers rejoice!”

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