Baldur’s Gate 3: Performance

In Baldur’s Gate 3, your character can become proficient in Performance. It’s the skill that allows your character to charm the crowds.

Baldur's Gate 3 Performance Skill
Performance Skill

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

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 an essential part of your character’s toolkit in Baldur’s Gate 3. They can be used to succeed in a variety of situations, from combat to negotiation. Your character’s proficiency, attribute scores, and any relevant bonuses or penalties will all influence the effectiveness of your skills. In Baldur’s Gate 3, skills are used in a variety of ways. They can be used to make checks, which determine whether your character succeeds or fails at a particular task. For example, you might need to make a Perception check to see if you notice a hidden trap, or a Persuasion check to convince someone to do something for you.

Performance Skill

Performance skill is associated with Charisma, and It represents your character’s ability to entertain and captivate an audience through various forms of artistic expression, such as music, acting, or storytelling.

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

  • Main Attribute: Charisma
  • Classes that can select Performance skill: Bard, Rogue
  • Recommended for the classes: Bard, Sorcerer, Warlock
  • Backgrounds that add Performance Proficiency: Entertainer
  • Performance Skill Helps With:
    • Charm the audience with:
      • Music
      • Dance
      • Acting
      • Storytelling
    • Persuade the crowds with inspiring speeches.

Should you choose Performance Skill?

You should pick the Performance Skill if you plan on playing any of the classes that use Charisma as their primary ability. Warlock, Sorcerer, and Bard classes can benefit from this skill proficiency. Also, if you would like your character to have higher chances of passing skill checks with anything related to playing musical instruments to charm the audience and tell captivating stories, it’s also a good choice. In a roleplaying aspect, reconsider Performance if you want the game world and NPCs to recognize and acknowledge your training in this skill.

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