Baldur’s Gate 3 All Legendary Armor Locations

Legendary Armor in Baldur's Gate 3 can provide amazing bonuses while protecting you from harm so here are the locations for you to find them.

Legendary equipment in Baldur’s Gate 3 is expectedly the best you can find for your characters. They have a higher number of enchantments, AC, damage output, or other skill bonuses. By the time you finish the game, you should have a decent number of legendaries equipped on your party members. While there are a lot of legendary weapons in Baldur’s Gate 3, the amount of legendary armor options is quite limited. 

However, that hasn’t stopped us from compiling a list of all the Legendary Armor (five in total) and their locations so you can collect them easily.

1. Helldusk Armor

Helldusk Armor can be collected by defeating Raphael in the House of Hope. Easily one of the best armors in BG3, Helldusk Armor requires you to anger Raphael and steal the Orphic Hammer or destroy your contract in House of Hope

This will make Raphael appear once you leave. Defeat Raphael, and he will drop the Helldusk Armor set. The best thing about this armor is that it requires no proficiency to wear.

Type Armour Class Effects 
Heavy Chest Armor 21 Infernal Retribution: Succeeding a Saving Throw burns the attacker for 3 damage. Prime Aegis of Fire: Reduces all incoming damage by 3, and you gain resistance to fire damage. Fly spell as a reward. Makes you actively proficient with armor. 

2. Gloves of Soul Catching

One of the best legendary armor in Baldur’s Gate 3, Gloves of Soul Catching, is also dropped from Raphael in House of Hope. You need to take down the devil himself to gain these gloves.

Type Best Class Effects 
Gloves Monk (unarmed melee) Soul Fist: Deal an additional 1-10 Force damage with your unarmed attacks. Soul Catching: Dealing unarmed damage per turn can heal you for 10 HP. Alternatively, you can also gain an Advantage on Saving Throws and Attack Rolls if you don’t need healing. Additional +2 to Constitution ability. 

3. Helm of Balduran

Enter Wyrmway from Wyrm’s Rock Prison during Act 3. You need to hit two dragon decorations with lightning in the main prison hall to open the secret door. Complete the Wyrmway Trials, and eventually, you will have to face Ansur, the dragon. It is a formidable boss with 400 HP. Defeat Ansur and then loot its body to get Helm of Balduran helmet.

Type Proficiency Effects 
Helm Medium Armour Balduran’s Vitality: Heals you for 2HP at the start of each turn. Balduran’s Favour: You get a +1 bonus for your AC and saving throws. Immune to Critical Hits while wearing this helmet. 

4. Mask of the Shapeshifter

Traveler’s Chest in your camp. This is a unique helmet that is only available as a reward for purchasing the Deluxe Edition of Baldur’s Gate 3. Mask of the Shapeshifter is an easter egg from Divinity Original Sin games.

Type Effects 
Helmet Grants the Shapeshift spell to the wearer. This spell allows you to shapeshift into any other playable race in BG3. It is quite handy if you want to sneak into some areas, presenting yourself as an ally of a particular race. 

5. Viconia’s Walking Fortress

This legendary shield can be obtained after defeating Mother Superior Viconia DeVir inside the House of Grief. You will visit this place during Act 3 of the game while going through Shadowheart’s companion quest, Daughter of Darkness. Take down Viconia and her Sharran Disciples to obtain her Walking Fortress Shield.

Type Armour Class Effects 
Shield +3 to your current AC Rebuke of the Mighty: When an enemy attacks you with melee, you react with 2-8 force damage that makes the enemy prone unless it rolls a successful DEX saving throw. Spellguard: You have an advantage on spell-saving throws. Enemies have a disadvantage on their spell-saving throws. 
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