How to use waypoints in Baldur’s Gate 3

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September 30 - Read on to learn how to use the waypoints in Baldur's Gate 3.

If you know how to use the waypoints in Baldur's Gate 3, you can travel across the vast lands of the Forgotten Realms from one point to another in a matter of seconds. This will be especially useful if you want to sell items to a merchant or need to talk to a quest character.

After years of waiting, fans can finally set out on their journey through the world of Baldur's Gate 3. The game includes an incredible amount of content, and the fast travel feature allows you to better explore the fantasy world.

By the way, if you want to read more guides about this game, please check our article on how to talk to animals in Baldur’s Gate 3. Also, you can take a look at our guide on how to change your dice skins, as well as our race tier list and class tier list.

How to use waypoints in Baldur's Gate 3

In Baldur's Gate 3, you can use waypoints to fast travel from one point to another. To use this feature, you should do the following:

  • Open the map by pressing M on the keyboard or the control button on the controller.
  • On the right side of the screen, select the desired Waypoint from the list.
  • Click on it in order to fast-travel.

Another way to use this feature is to click on them on the map. Pay attention that before you can use one, you first need to activate it. For this, you just need to come close to the waypoint.

Waypoints in Baldur's Gate 3
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What are waypoints in Baldur's Gate 3?

In Baldur's Gate 3, waypoints can be identified as purple circles with imprinted runes on them. They are painted on the walls, and another in-game name for it is the Ancient Sigil Circle.

How to unlock more locations

You will unlock more waypoints as you progress through Baldur's Gate 3. Often each city contains one waypoint for convenience, and every big dungeon also has one. On average, each game location contains three to five Ancient Sigil Circles. For each unlocked waypoint, you will get experience points too.

Waypoint in Baldur's Gate 3
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All confirmed Baldur's Gate 3 waypoints so far

The game is huge, and there are very few people who have advanced far enough in the game to discover all waypoints. For this reason, all waypoints are not discovered yet. Below is the list of those that we have found at the moment:

  1. Blighted Village
  2. Emerald Grove Environs
  3. Goblin Camp
  4. Overgrown Ruins
  5. Riverside Teahouse
  6. Roadside Cliffs
  7. The Risen Road
  8. Underdark - Ancient Forge
  9. Underdark - Beach
  10. Underdark - Grymforge
  11. Underdark - Myconid Colony
  12. Underdark - Selunite Outpost
  13. Underdark - Sussur Tree
  14. Waukeen's Rest
  15. Whispering Depths
  16. Zhentarim Hideout

But that's it for our look at how to use waypoints in Baldur's Gate 3! While you are still here, make sure to check our guide on how to speak to dead people in Baldur's Gate 3. Good luck!

For more articles like this, take a look at our Guides and Baldur's Gate 3 page.