Who is Wyll in Baldur’s Gate 3? More so than Sorcerers and Wizards, the Warlock class is a bit complicated. BG3 Wyll is no different, as he, too, has a demonic patron that he draws his power from. For Wyll, a fiery Fiend makes him a powerful ally.
Wyll fits into just about any party makeup in Baldur’s Gate 3 and is one of those companions who, according to our Baldur’s Gate 3 review, makes part of a thoroughly memorable experience. Other handy guides that’ll give you an edge in the dangerous land of Faerun include our skills overview and in-depth look at all the BG 3 classes in the game.
How to recruit Wyll
You will find Wyll in the Druid Grove area during the Removing the Parasite quest.
Wyll will join up with you a bit later than the other companions. You can find him sparring with Tiefling children. After a dialogue sequence where you learn he has also been infected with a Mind Flayer’s tadpole, he’ll agree to join your party if you help him slay some goblin leaders. Enjoy your shiny new Warlock companion!
Wyll’s attributes, starting equipment, and skills
Wyll’s attributes are unfortunately spread out a little oddly for his class, thus requiring some work to make the most of his Warlock abilities.
Here are Wyll’s stats:
- Strength: 9
- Dexterity: 13
- Constitution: 15
- Intelligence: 14
- Wisdom: 11
- Charisma: 16
Here is Wyll’s starting equipment:
- Leather Boots
- Padded Armor
Here are Wyll’s skills:
With a high charisma stat, Wyll makes for a great companion to bring along while conversing with the denizens of Faerun, as he gets a bonus to both intimidation and persuasion from it.
How to complete Wyll’s companion quest
Wyll’s quest will progress as you clear the goblin camp during the quest Save the Refugees. This quest is obtained when he joins your party. You will learn he is looking for a goblin named Spike. After tracking down Spike in the Shattered Sanctum area, the goblin will inform you of a woman named Mizora whom Wyll has an interesting relationship with.
Wyll’s story takes more than a few turns during BG3, but his ultimate goal is to either get out of his contract with Mizora, or make a noble sacrifice for the good of the lands he loves so dearly.
How to raise Wyll’s approval
Despite drawing from demonic powers, Wyll is a kind person that dislikes when you do cruel things, which makes him butt heads with Lae’zel. He dislikes goblins and will not tolerate siding with them or assisting them in any manner, going so far as to want to see them humiliated. Assisting the refugees of Druid Grove will also net approval. In short, positive actions such as scratching dogs and freeing slaves will ensure he likes your player character.
How Wyll gains inspiration
Inspiration points can be gained by both your own character and your companions based on your background. These points can then be used to reroll ability checks during key moments.
At the time of this writing, it’s unclear which background Wyll has, thus we do not know how he gains your party inspiration points.
How to romance Wyll
Larian Studios has confirmed that all companions can be romanced in Baldur’s Gate 3. There is currently only one location to begin a romance with most companions. You have to rescue the Druid Halsin and complete the Save the Refugees side quest in order to trigger a celebration. Here, you may approach any companion to begin a relationship with you – with a catch.
To romance the fabled Blade of Frontiers, you must have a high enough approval rating with him. For more on approval, read the above section.
Approach Wyll during the celebration at camp. He’ll commend you on being a legend in the making, and you can suggest sharing a bed that evening. Wyll, with a high enough approval rating, is more than happy to oblige. However, his romance sequence is much more than straightforward fun.
Head to your bedroll post conversation and select Wyll as your romance option. He will have some sweet words for you; however, you’ll soon have visions of his demoness patron that ruins the moment. You have the option to persuade him to spend the night with you regardless if you pass a persuasion check.
Best Wyll build
The best Wyll build is also basically our Baldur’s Gate 3 warlock build, with him being a warlock, obviously. Here are the most effective spells to level with Wyll:
- Hellish Rebuke
- Agonising Blast
- Beast Speech
- Cloud of Daggers
- Pact of the Tome
- Mage Hand
- Scorching Ray
- Ability Improvement (charisma)
- Repelling Blast
- Wall of Fire
- Sculptor of Flesh
- Hunger of Hadar
- Cone of Cold
- Beguiling Influence
- True Strike
- Grant Flight
- Circle of Death
- Gaseous Form
- Spell Sniper (Ray of Frost)
Wyll will undoubtedly make himself useful to your team, but as you can clearly see, he takes a bit more work with all the options available to his Warlock class. If he seems like too much work, check out how to change party members, and if you’re confused about why charisma is so important to his class, read up on it in our abilities guide. To ensure his specialties don’t overlap, check out our guides on the other BG3 companions you can recruit, such as Astarion the Rogue and Shadowheart the Cleric, as they may be able to help each other in combat.