How to Find & Recruit Gale in Baldur’s Gate 3

One of the companions you can recruit in Baldur’s Gate 3 is Gale, a Wizard Sage who can be found early on at the beginning of Act 1.

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Gale, the Wizard Companion

Gale is a powerful sage with a fascination for magic since childhood, and you have the flexibility to recruit and have him in your active party or keep him in the camp. He will be ready to join your adventures whenever you wish. Behind his charm and vast knowledge as a Wizard lies a hidden, dark secret that haunts him and poses a threat to all those around him. This short guide explains all steps to recruit and find Gale in Baldur’s Gate 3.

How to Recruit Gale and Where to Find Him in Baldur’s Gate 3?

You can find Gale north from the Nautiloid crash landing site, after the prologue. From the beach, you’ll wake up head north to the Roadside Cliffs, and look for the purple glowing rune on the rocky wall. Marked on your map below. Upon approaching Gale will emerge from this purple magical portal and immediately initiate conversation with you. He will express a desire to join your party and that he also is looking for a healer to remove the tadpole from your brains.

Gale Location in Baldur’s Gate 3 & Helpful Tips

Baldur's Gate 3 Gale Location
Gale Location

To find and recruit Gale in Baldur’s Gate 3 you must complete the following steps:

  1. Complete the Prologue
  2. Find Gale in the Roadside Cliffs area, north of where you wake up on the beach.
  3. Talk to him
  4. Invite and Recruit Gale to join your party
  5. He will become a part of your team!

Join Active Party: If there is an available slot in your active party, Gale will immediately become one of your active companions, and you can start adventuring together.

Camp Wait: In case your active party is already full, he will understand and return to your camp. At the camp, he will patiently wait for you. The camp serves as a safe haven where you can rest, interact with your companions, and even swap out party members as needed.

So, whether he joins your active party or waits at the camp, you can always visit the camp to manage your companions and form the most suitable party combination.

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