Baldur’s Gate 3: Ansur Quest Guide

Baldur’s Gate 3: Ansur Quest Guide: A beast that has guarded the world for generations lies deep in the main city of Baldur’s Gate 3. It is now up to you to discover it and possibly seek its assistance.

Baldur's Gate 3: Ansur Quest Guide

Baldur’s Gate 3 is riddled with detours and hidden sections that can entirely divert your attention away from the main plot (like any good D&D campaign should). There’s always something fascinating and imaginative to discover, whether it’s a secret prison beneath the ocean waves or an extraterrestrial Myconid colony in the Underdark.

In this article, we will talk about one such special Boss of BG3 that not only is crucial for the game but also grants you big rewards upon beating him. So, without any further ado, let us get started on our Baldur’s Gate 3 Ansur Quest Guide and find out how to beat him.

Baldur’s Gate 3: Ansur Quest Location

You must first locate the great Ansur before you can fight him. This entails tracking down the Wyrmway, a hidden network of tunnels beneath the city of Baldur’s Gate where the beast is reputed to sleep. If you have access to Duke Ravenguard’s Legend of Ansur book, you will already know where to go.

Getting into the Wyrmway, on the other hand, can be a genuine struggle, with just one legitimate entrance that can be difficult to find. To prepare for this, bring either a Druid (either your PC, Halsin, or Jahira) or a character who can morph into a cat-sized animal.

They do not need to be very strong or fully equipped for a fight because you can swap them out for your other, more capable party members later: you just need them to gain entry to the Wyrmway.

Getting into Wyrmway is a great feat. You will need to solve four challenging puzzle in order to find and face Ansur. More on that in our Baldur’s Gate 3: Wyrmway Guide.

Baldur’s Gate 3: Ansur Quest Guide: How to Beat Ansur

When you pass all four tests and reach Ansur’s Lair, the Dragon’s Sanctum, you’ll quickly realize that this will not be a nice encounter with the Wyrm. Instead, you’ll be up against an undead version of one of Baldur’s Gate’s heroes, with no possibility of changing his thoughts or pacifying him. There’s no getting out of this conflict.

Prepare to face Ansur, Heart of the Gate, the Undead Dragon of the Wyrmway.

Ansur, Heart of the Gate, is considered to be one of the most difficult adversaries you will face in the game. Ansur has 400 HP, making him one of the most powerful units in Baldur’s Gate 3, and he will be level 17 when you battle him. He possesses an AC of 19 and absurdly high Strength and Constitution values of 25 and 23, respectively. Ansur now has a +7 Strength Modifier and a +6 Constitution Modifier.

Baldur's Gate 3: Ansur Quest Guide

Furthermore, Ansur offers a variety of buffs and perks that you should be aware of. Ansur, for starters, entirely negates (takes no damage from) Lightning and Poison damage while resisting (takes half damage from) Necrotic harm. You’ll also have to deal with the following effects for the duration of the fight:

  • Immutable shape: Spells that change someone’s shape (such as Polymorph) have no effect on the affected entity, and it has a +5 advantage on Saving Throws that would cause it to leave this plane (such as Banishment).
  • Magic Resistance: Has a +2 saving throw bonus against spells and other magical effects.
  • Turn Resistance: The affected entity receives an advantage on saving throws against any effect that causes it to become undead.
Slam is Ansur’s most fundamental attack (and the one he will utilize in Opportunity Attacks). Ansur smashes the earth with his front arms, doing wide Bludgeoning damage (6d8+7) to anybody within a 4-meter radius. Furthermore, this move has a chance of knocking anybody nearby Prone for two turns, which might be fatal in such a stressful combat.

Ansur also has access to a classic Dragon attack called Lightning Breath. This strike does strong Lighting damage (12d6) in a line immediately in front of Ansur for 60m, with a successful DEX Save dealing half damage. Characters caught in this attack, like Slam, have a chance to be affected with an extra debuff known as Shock: while under the influence of Shock, characters cannot use Reactions and suffer a Disadvantage on all Dexterity rolls or saves.

The easiest approach to counter Ansur’s magical blast is to summon Gale or any other character who possesses the Globe of Invulnerability spell. To survive the explosion, place the barrier and have your crew gather within the bubble. While inside the bubble, other ranged characters will be able to continue damaging Ansur.

Simply sheltering behind the pillars/crystals will not shield you from the blast. To use the pillars, you must demolish them with your attacks or spells in order to earn the Crystal Skin boost (all-element resistance).

At best, this will reduce the nova’s damage by about half. However, if Ansur’s blast destroys the crystals, you will not receive the buff in time to offset the damage. As a result, we simply offer Globe of Invulnerability as the easiest and most straightforward way to keep your party secure.

In any case, once Ansur has done casting, continue the attack. Just keep an eye out for blue circles on the ground because lightning will strike them. Finally, if you kill Ansur while it is flying, you will receive the “Crash Landing” accomplishment.


And with that, our elaborative guide on Baldur’s Gate 3 and how to beat Ansur has come to an end. Remember that this is one of the toughest battles that you will have to fight in the game. On top of that, it is a two-part quest with Beating Ansur being the final chapter.

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