How to change Baldur’s Gate 3 party members

Learn how to change BG3 party members for whoever is needed in your current situation, whether it's your key negotiator or your best spellcaster.

Baldur's Gate 3 change party members: a Githyanki barbarian with a sword and elaborate body armor. Her face is lizard-like with a recessed nose.

How do you change party members in Baldur’s Gate 3? There will come a time when the people you’re traveling with may not be the best option for a particular fight or do well within the confines of the dungeon you’re exploring. The mere presence of a certain face might even send negotiations spiraling into a blaze of fire, and leaving them at camp could prevent combat.

Sadly, it’s not as easy to change Baldur’s Gate 3 party members as it is in other RPG games. In fact, because of its Dungeons & Dragons engine, Baldur’s Gate 3 makes a few things a lot harder, including reviving characters and disarming traps, so we’re here to help simplify this process and give you the steps required to switch your party members.

Baldur's Gate 3 change party members: a party of four characters approaching an ancient altar.

How to switch Baldur’s Gate 3 party members

To change Baldur’s Gate 3 party members, you must return to camp to find your other companions. You then need to talk to a character in your party and ask them to leave you and rest. This will free a slot in your party, which you can invite any companion to your active roster.

Changing Baldur’s Gate 3 party members is as easy as that. Of course, there are other things you can do at camp, so make sure you check out our guide to learn more. We also have details on the other Baldur’s Gate 3 companions and details about every playable race and class in the game.