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Balduran’s Giantslayer BG3

The Balduran’s Giantslayer is a Legendary Greatsword in Baldur’s Gate 3 and the Best BG3 Weapon for Melee Classes, like the Barbarian and the 2H Fighter! The weapon significantly boosts your damage and allows you to take a Giant form that makes you even more effective. To obtain it you will have to progress in the third Act of the game and complete the Wyrmway Trials. This Balduran’s Giantslayer BG3 Guide will show you where to find the Wyrmway Trials but also how to solve them in order to obtain this Legendary Greatsword!

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How to Get Balduran’s Giantslayer in BG3

Before you can get the Balduran’s Giantslayer, you must first locate the Wyrmway area and complete all its Trials. When you reach the third Act of the game and Baldur’s Gate, head to the Wyrm’s Rock Fortress. When you enter the fortress enter the first room on the left and you will find a passageway.

Wyrm’s Rock Fortress

If you interact with the Passageway you will enter the Wyrm’s Rock Prison area. There is a quest objective in here that you do not however need to complete in order to access the Wyrmway secret area. Before the cells area check the open room on the left side of the map.

Wyrm’s Rock Prison

It appears to be a dead-end that is hiding however the entrance to the Wyrmway secret area. Light the two Dragon shaped torches on the wall and hit them with a Lightning Spell. This will change their color and open the way to the Wyrmway. Follow the path revealed to you and you will find yourself in front of a gigantic locked door.

Hidden Passage

To unlock the door you will have to complete successfully four Trials, in the rooms around the area.

Wyrmway Trials in Baldur’s Gate 3

There are four Wyrmway Trials in total that you have to complete before you can unlock the door and proceed. The Wyrmway Trials are:

  • Courage
  • Strategy
  • Justice
  • Insight

Each one of the chambers nearby is dedicated to a trial and presents unique challenges to the player. This is how you can complete every trial.

Wyrmway Trials

How to Complete Wyrmway Chamber of Courage Trial BG3

The Chamber of Courage is the easiest Trial inside Wyrmway. All you have to do is hold the Torch and survive all attacks for 4 turns! You can achieve this playing normally and attacking every enemy that spawns or you can simply cast Sanctuary or Globe of Invulnerability and protect the Torch Bearer that way. After 4 turns all enemies will disappear.

Chamber of Courage Trial

How to Complete Wyrmway Chamber of Strategy Trial BG3

Chamber of Strategy is basically a Chess game and to solve it you have to defeat the enemy king in only two moves! There are different variations of the puzzle that can appear. You only have three attempts to solve it successfully. You can cheese this puzzle by attacking the enemy King with Lightning spells. This will complete the Trial!

Chamber of Strategy Trial

How to Complete Wyrmway Chamber of Justice Trial BG3

In the Chamber of Justice you have to pick the right punishment for the man in the paintings around the room. At the center of the room there is a cursed Judge and three possible punishments. Cast Remove Curse on the Judge so you can see what the three paintings show. The correct answer is The Cell painting. Place it on the empty spot to complete the Trial.

Chamber of Justice Trial

How to Complete Wyrmway Chamber of Insight Trial BG3

In the Chamber of Insight there are floating Books that you have to read. The easiest way to read them is to make them stop moving by casting Sleep on them. Inside the Chamber there are three red figures and you have to attack one to pass the Trial. By reading the floating Books you find out that you have to attack Suelto! This completes the fourth Trial and unlocks the Gigantic Door.

Chamber of Insight Trial

Defeat Ansur to Loot Balduran’s Giantslayer in BG3

Now that the door is unlocked interact with it to enter a large area. There you will find the body of Ansur the Dragon. Ansur will rise, reveal important info for the story of the game and attack you. Defeat and Loot him in order to get the Balduran’s Giantslayer Greatsword! Behind Ansur you can also find the Helm of Balduran, which is also one of the Best Armor pieces in Baldur’s Gate 3!

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Ansur Loot

Balduran’s Giantslayer Weapon Stats in BG3

The Balduran’s Giantslayer is a Legendary Greatsword and one of the Best Melee Weapons in Baldur’ Gate 3! The weapon offers the following effects:

  • Giantslayer: On a hit, double the damage from your Strength Modifier. This weapon grants you advantage on Attack Rolls against Large, Huge or Gargantuan creatures.
  • Giant Form Class Action: Grow to a fearsome size. Your weapons deal additional damage and you gain 27 temporary hit points and Advantage on Strength Checks and Saving throws.
  • Topple the Big Folk: Deal additional damage equal to your proficiency bonus. On a hit, Large, Huge, or Gargantuan creatures take an additional damage and must succeed a Strength saving throw or fall Prone.
  • Weapon Enchantment +3
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Balduran’s Giantslayer Stats

A powerful Greatsword that will help you destroy tougher enemies with your melee character!

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