How to Change Companion Class & Respec in Baldur’s Gate 3

Companions in Baldur’s Gate 3 are complex and unique, and you have the ability to respec their class and change various statistics to create the perfect party, that will fit your playstyle.

How to Change Companion Class & Respec in Baldur's Gate 3
Change Companion Class in Baldur’s Gate 3

This short guide aims to help you respec your companions‘ class, and subclass, including all possible options statistics, such as proficiencies and skills. Changing a companion’s class and respeccing them in “Baldur’s Gate 3” allows you to adjust their abilities, skills, and characteristics to better suit your desired playstyle.

How to Change Companion Class & Respec them in Baldur’s Gate 3

Changing Companion Class in Baldur's Gate 3 costs only 100 gold
Changing Companion Class in Baldur’s Gate 3 costs only 100 gold

Here’s how you can change your companions‘ class and respec them in BG3:

  1. Recruit the Companions.
  2. Convince Withers to join you and your camp. Withers can be found at Dank Crypt, east of the beach where you woke up after the prologue.
  3. Travel to the Camp: Make sure you’re in a camp where you can interact with your companions and where Withers will wait for you.
  4. Invite a Companion to Your Party: Make sure the companion that you want to respect and change their class is in your active party.
  5. Engage in Conversation: Control the companion whose class you want to change and initiate a conversation with Withers.
  6. Respec Option: During the conversation, look for the option related to respec or class change. “Can you change my class? (100)” – Select this option to proceed.
  7. Confirmation and Cost: The game will ask for 100 gold to respec your companion.
  8. Changing your Companion: Once you’ve paid the fee, you’ll be taken to a character customization screen. Here, you can modify various aspects of the companion’s character.
  9. Class Selection: Choose the new class you want to assign to the companion from the 12 available options. If applicable, select the subclass. within the chosen class.
  10. Spells and Cantrips: For some classes, you’ll need to pick and prepare spells and cantrips.
  11. Skills and Abilities: Additionally, you can adjust abilities, skills, and proficiencies to adjust the companion to your desired playstyle.
  12. Finalizing Changes: Once you’re satisfied with the modifications, press confirm button.
  13. Post-Respec: After completing the respec process, your companion’s class, abilities, and other selected options will be updated.
  14. Enjoy Your New Build: With the companion’s new class and adjusted abilities, you’re ready to continue your adventure in Baldur’s Gate 3.

What can you change and what are the Limitations?

Remember that while you can change a companion’s class and make significant adjustments, their race will remain unchanged. This process allows you to fine-tune your party’s composition and capabilities to enhance your gameplay experience.

You can change the following companions‘ statistics:

Enjoy experimenting with different class combinations and optimizing your companions to tackle the challenges that await you in Baldur’s Gate 3!

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