In Baldur’s Gate 3, The Caustic Band is a jewelry item that provides an additional 2 Acid damage, and you can get it in Act 1 – this short Guide Explains everything you need to know about the Caustic Band in BG3.
Caustic Band Baldur’s Gate 3
In Baldur’s Gate 3, The Caustic Band provides the Malefic Excretion bonus that adds 2 Acid damage to the wearer’s weapon base damage. This uncommon ring is a decent choice for any class or companion if you are looking for something to fill the empty ring slot for one of your characters. It’s additional damage is low, but it’s always nice to have it. You can equip it to your character’s ring slot in the inventory, providing additional bonuses and buffs. There are no requirements for this item. You can equip it on any class, companion, or character.
The Caustic Band features in Baldur’s Gate 3:
- Armor Type: Ring
- Proficiency Requirement: No Requirements
- Rarity: Uncommon
- Weight: 0.05 kg
- Value: 128
- Location: Sold by Derryth Bonecloak at Myconid Colony, Underdark, Act 1.
- Malefic Excretion: Your weapon attacks also deal 2 Acid damage.
- Classes and Races That Can Equip It: All characters can equip this robe.
How to Get The Caustic Band in Baldur’s Gate 3
You can buy the Caustic Band from the Derryth Bonecloak at Myconid Colony in the Underdark during Act 1. Here is a short overview of how to get the Caustic Band in BG3:
- Complete the prologue
- Head West from Emerald Grove to reach Blighted Village
- Enter the Underdark – The easiest way is to use the well in the center of the Blighted Village and jump down the hole in Whispering Depths.
- Head northwest to the Myconid Colony
- Locate Derryth Bonecloak Vendor
- Buy the Caustic Band in BG3 for 128 Gold.
Find the Underdark
To get the Caustic Band, you must first enter the Underdark. There are a few entrances, including trying the Shattered Sanctum and Auntie Ethel’s house, but I’ll quickly explain how to get there through the Whispering Depths underneath Blighted Village. You’ll need the potion, scroll, or spell of Feather Fall, so ensure you have one before proceeding.
Set your course west from Emerald Grove, and you’ll easily find the Blighted Village and a well in the middle. You must pass an Investigation skill check of 10 DC, to use it and climb down to the Whispering Depths. Inside the cave system, there are giant Spiders and Spider Matriarchs (X: -543 Y: -366). You must defeat them first, so we advise you to reach at least level 3 so you’ll have no problem with the fight and surviving in the Underdark.
Buy the Caustic Band
Once you are ready and defeated the spiders, you need to jump down the big tunnel (X: -543 Y: -366) leading straight down to the Underdark, and that’s when you need the Feather Fall spell. Use it so you won’t take any fall damage. In the Underdark, you must find the Derryth Bonecloak, a vendor located in the Myconid Colony. To reach it, head northwest from where you started in the Underdark. You will find her selling fantastic items. Buy the Caustic Band from Derryth Bonecloak in Baldur’s Gate 3 for 128 Gold.
List of Notable Gear Items Derryth Bonecloak sells:
- Amulet of Restoration
- Corrosive Flail
- Ring of Jumping
- Caustic Band
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