How to Get Psionic Ward Armour in Baldur’s Gate 3

In Baldur’s Gate 3, the Psionic Ward Armour is a cloth gear item available from Ch’r’ai Tska’an during Act 2. Here is how to get them.

Psionic Ward Armour - Baldur's Gate 3 - BG3

Psionic Ward Armour

Wearing the Psionic Ward Armor armor imposes a disadvantage on Stealth checks, making it challenging for the wearer to move quietly or remain hidden. However, for gith wearers, the armor offers a Resistance to Psychic damage.

Additionally, the Psionic Ward Armor adds a unique healing feature. When the wearer successfully resists the effects of any spell, they regain a few hit points (1d4). Psionic Ward Armour in Baldur’s Gate 3 is excellent defensive armour, especially for Githyanki characters. It’s also expensive soyou can sell it with great profit.

Classes that will most benefit from it are Paladin, Fighter, Rogue, Cleric, and Barbarian, but any class with Medium Armour proficiency can use it effectively. You can equip it to your character’s hand armour slot in the inventory, providing additional bonuses and buffs.

The Psionic Ward Armour features in BG3:

  • Armour Type: Chest
  • Armour Class: 15 AC + Dexterity modifier (max +2)
  • Proficiency Requirement: Medium Armour
  • Rarity: Rare
  • Weight: 12 kg
  • Value: 1450
  • Location: Can be looted from Ch’r’ai Tska’an near Baldur’s Gate fast travel waypoint in Act 2 (X: -251 Y: -39 )
  • Bonuses:
    • Disadvantage on Stealth checks.
    • Psionic Ward: If the item detects that the wearer is gith, they have Resistance to Psychic damage.
    • Whenever the wearer succeeds on a Saving throw against a spell, they regain 1d4 hit points.
  • Classes with Martial Weapons Proficiency: All
  • Companions Who Can Use This Weapon: All

How to Get The Psionic Ward Armour in Baldur’s Gate 3

The Psionic Ward Armour can be looted from Ch’r’ai Tska’an near Baldur’s Gate fast travel waypoint in Act 2 (X: -251 Y: -39 ) during Act 2, in Baldur’s Gate 3.

Psionic Ward Armour Map Location in Act 2 - Baldur's Gate 3 - BG3

Ch’r’ai Tska’an, a Githyanki warrior, is located on the bridge in western Reithwin Town and the west side of the Shadow Cursed-Lands Map near the Baldur’s Gate fast travel waypoint. She is accompanied by four other Githyanki warriors. Engaging with Ch’r’ai Tska’an is a significant encounter as it marks the transition to Act 3 and Baldur’s Gate City.

How to defeat Ch'r'ai Tska'an and Githyanki in Act 2 - Baldur's Gate 3 - BG3

To obtain the Psionic Ward Armour, defeat or incapacitate Ch’r’ai Tska’an, the Githyanki commander, along with her two ranged allies on the bridge. This encounter takes place above the street, the main route to Baldur’s Gate City, with two additional melee Githyanki blocking your path below.

Defeat Githyanki to get Psionic Ward Armour from Ch’r’ai Tska’an

For the best approach, position your ranged characters, spellcasters, and rangers on top of the nearby building, accessible from the cemetery to the right. Maintain stealth to catch the Githyanki by surprise. Meanwhile, deploy a melee or sturdy character in the middle of the street to initiate combat and prompt the enemies to reveal themselves. If you have see invisibility active, whether from Volo permanent bonus or a spell, you might spot them before they notice you.

How to Get Psionic Ward Armour in Baldur’s Gate 3

However, if you haven’t revealed the position of your range characters on the roof you may still get advantage and surprise the enemies. Githyanki are a challenging enemy, with many Hit Points and they use crowd control to immobiliser you. The best strategy is to do the same. Try to use ice arrows or spells to send them prone. You can use Command or Hold Person on any of them to exclude them from the fight. There are many options for crowd control in Baldur’s Gate 3. This way, you will be able to defeat them one by one. Haste spell and the potion of speed is also great to get some extra attacks against them.

Once all enemies are defeated, you can loot Ch’r’ai Tska’an’s body and get the Psionic Ward Armour.

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