In Baldur’s Gate 3 you can get special boots that will leave you stark naked in battle. The developers have allowed themselves a little prank. MeinMMO tells you what’s behind this item.
What’s behind this story? Many players have now arrived in the third act of Baldur’s Gate 3. A pair of weird boots raises questions: “Boots of Very Fast Blinking”. When you use these boots, your character suddenly finds himself naked in the middle of a fight.
It’s actually not a bug, although some players may suspect it. The developers have allowed themselves a little prank, you just have to read the fine print.
Here you will find 3 tips, in case you always Running around with an overloaded inventory:
It’s worth reading so you don’t suddenly end up stark naked
What are these boots? Wearing the Boots of Very Fast Blinking allows one to use the Mist Step spell as a bonus action. This allows you to teleport almost anywhere in your field of vision (9m), for example as a ranged fighter to gain more distance from opponents if they get too close to you. It is a very powerful spell.
Players found on Reddit that the character was left stark naked after using the Mist Step spell, which came as quite a surprise. However, if you look closely, the description of the mysterious boots reveals this effect: “You can cast the Mist Step spell, but when you teleport, you leave all your clothes behind.”
You can see the Reddit post and a picture of the boots here:
Some players may have preferred to skip the fine print. Babsgordon07 writes: “OMG, I wore the Shadowheart boots and kept wondering what was going on! I thought it was a mistake. I’ll read more carefully next time.”
Small spoiler for Act 3: How do I get these boots?
In Act 3 of Baldur’s Gate 3 you will encounter a circus with an intriguing yet strange flair. Among the vendors and performers of this bizarre festival is Akabi, a jinn. He invites you to spin his wheel of fortune and promises you a chance to win great prizes. You can also get the legendary trident Nyrulna from him, which is one of the best ranged weapons.
The mysterious pair of boots does not count towards the prizes. Numerous players discovered the pair of boots in their inventory after spinning Akabi’s Wheel of Fortune. These boots seem to show up randomly.
In Baldur’s Gate 3, every little thing seems to matter. It is advisable to take your time. This also includes reading the small descriptions under the items. There are always surprises and new things to discover in Faerûn. The naked prank was definitely a funny surprise.
It’s also worth reading every damn book in Baldur’s Gate 3 so you don’t miss a thing.