Baldur’s Gate 3: Insight

In Baldur’s Gate 3, your character can become proficient in Insight. It’s one of the skills and a statistic that influences a character’s ability to detect lies.

Baldur's Gate 3 Insight Skill
Insight Skill

This short guide provides an overview of the skills in Baldur’s Gate 3, with a focus on Insight. Character creation can be daunting, but understanding skills and skill proficiencies is essential for success. Your chosen skills highly influence your playthrough and gameplay.

Skills in Baldur’s Gate 3

Skills are the foundation of your character’s abilities in Baldur’s Gate 3. They represent your character’s knowledge, training, and natural talent. Skills are used to determine the success of your actions, and they can be a major factor in determining the outcome of a battle or a negotiation. In Baldur’s Gate 3, you will use all skills in various situations throughout the game. They provide engaging opportunities for roleplaying, problem-solving, and interacting with the game world and its inhabitants. Your character’s proficiency, attribute scores, and any relevant bonuses or penalties influence the effectiveness of your skills.

Insight Skill

Insight skill is associated with Wisdom, and It represents your character’s ability to read people’s intentions, discern their true motives, or sense when they are lying. It is a very accessible skill; almost all classes can take it.

Here are all the most important pieces of information about the Insight skill in Baldur’s Gate 3

  • Main Attribute: Wisdom
  • Classes that can select Insight skill: Fighter, Bard, Druid, Ranger, Cleric, Monk, Paladin, Rogue, Sorcerer, Warlock
  • Recommended for the classes: Cleric, Druid, and Monk
  • Backgrounds that add Insight Proficiency: Acolyte, Guild Artisan
  • Insight Skill Helps With:
    • Recognize someone’s speech habits and changes in mannerisms
    • Gain clues from body language
    • Search for a lie
    • Determine someone’s the true intentions
    • Predict someone’s next move

Should you choose Insight Skill?

You should pick the Insight Skill if you plan on playing any of the classes that use Wisdom as their primary ability. Cleric, Druid, and Monk classes can benefit from this skill proficiency. Also, it’s a good choice if you would like your character to have higher chances of passing skill checks with anything related to determining the true intentions of a creature. In a roleplaying aspect, reconsider Insight if you want the game world and NPCs to recognize and acknowledge your training in this skill. It is a perfect pick if you are roleplaying a very observant character that easily reads people and their desires.

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