How to Get Haste Helm in Baldur’s Gate 3

In Baldur’s Gate 3, The Haste Helm is a light armor helmet, and you can get it from a chest during Act 1 – This short Guide Explains everything you need to know about the Haste Helm in BG3.

The Haste Helm

At the start of the combat, the Haste Helm gives the wearer a Smooth Start bonus, providing momentum for 3 turns. This is a very good early-game light armour item that you can get as early as you complete the prologue. Additionally, it adds +1 to dexterity saving throws, making it the perfect option for any class, especially Astarion if you have him in your party.

You can equip Haste Helm to your character’s head slot in the inventory, providing additional bonuses and buffs. The user needs Light Armour proficiency or suffers penalties while wearing the armour. You can equip it on any class, companion, or character that has Light Armour proficiency.

Here are all Haste Helm features in BG3:

  • Armor: Helmet, Light Armour
  • Proficiency Requirement: Light Armour proficiency
  • Rarity: Very Rare
  • Weight: 0.5 kg
  • Value: 180
  • Location: Locked Chest, Blighted Village, Act 1
  • Smooth Start: At the start of combat, the wearer gains Momentum for three turns.
  • Classes that can use Light Armour: Barbarian, Bard, Cleric, Druid, Fighter, Ranger, Rogue, Warlock, Paladin
  • Races that can use Light Armour: Human (Civil Milita), Half-Elf (Civil Milita), Githyanki, Shield Dwarf (Dwarven Armour Training)

How to Get a Haste Helm in Baldur’s Gate 3

How to Get Haste Helm in Baldur’s Gate 3

To get the coveted Haste Helm in Baldur’s Gate 3 during Act 1, you must open the chest in the center of Blighted Village. Here is a short overview of how to get Haste Helm in BG3:

  1. Progress until you reach Act 1
  2. Head North to the Emerald Grove
  3. Head West to Blighted Village
  4. Open The Chest (X: 31 Y: 403)
  5. Pass Dexterity Check
  6. Loot the Haste Helm

To get to the Blighted Village, head north from the beach where you landed after the prologue. Your destination is located in the center of the Act 1 area. First, you’ll encounter the Emerald Grove. To reach the Blighted Village, you must pass a bridge that lies to the west of the Druid’s settlement. However, be prepared for what lies ahead as goblins overtake the Blighted Village. You must either kill them or persuade them you are also one of the absolute worshipers.

The Haste Helm is in a chest exactly in the center of the Blighted Village next to the broken cart. You need to unlock it with a character that has Sleight of Hand skill, and pass a 10 DC Dexterity check. With the chest unlocked loot it to get the item.

That’s all you need to know about Haste Helm in Baldur’s Gate 3!

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