How to Complete Daughter of Darkness in Baldur’s Gate 3?

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Completing the Daughter of Darkness quest in Baldur’s Gate 3 reveals a huge secret. Know the tricks and strategies to complete this companion quest for Shadowheart.

Baldur’s Gate 3 companion quests are non-optional and these keep coming in every act. As soon as you recruit companions, there will be several side-quests and companions quests based on these NPCs. Some will be puzzle-based quests and the rest are normal challenges. Daughter of Darkness is a companion quest that you can acquire from Shadowheart and this quest is all about helping her.

This quest will guide you through Shadowheart’s stories and you can romance Shadowheart as well. The Daughter of Darkness quest will be available in all 3 acts of Baldur’s Gate III. Also, there are a couple of sub-quests for this part like A Familiar Face and The Chosen of Shar. Here are the quest objectives and tips to complete daughter of darkness in Baldur’s Gate 3.

Baldur’s Gate 3 Daughter of Darkness Quest Guide and Walkthrough!

Once you find Shadowheart in Nautiloid, you can help her and recruit into your team. The task is not done yet as Shadowheart needs to reach Baldur’s Gate and you have to help and fulfil her missions. You can acquire the quest in act one. Shadowheart, the Half-Elf tasks you with plenty of tasks. Here’s how you can help her and complete her companion quest, Daughter of Darkness.

Baldur's Gate 3 daughter of darkness quest

Act 1 Walkthrough

Shadowheart is a follower of Shar. She’s been a worshipper of Shars for many years. Travel to Grymforge in the Underdark. Here, you have to defeat some enemies. Shadowheart wishes to become a Dark Justiciar. You have to listen to her conversations and select choices. You can continue to travel with her. The next act starts in Shadow-Cursed lands.

Act 2 Walkthrough

In act 2, the Chosen of Shar gets unlocked. Explore the cursed lands and know the remaining objectives. Your next location is Gauntlet of Shar. You can reach from Reithwin Graveyard that’s located in Grand Mausoleum. Your first task here is to save Halsin from the Goblin Camps.

As per the suggestions of Halsin, you have to travel to Moonrise Towers. Complete the persuasion checks and reach the location. In between, you have to beat Polma, the Bodyguard for the Priestess.

Shadowheart will suggest you investigate further to discover more secrets. Next you will reach a platform. From here, you can proceed towards the right and reach the secret location.  You have to complete some trials and align discs on floors to reach the Underdark main locations.

At the end, you have to save Nightsong and recruit her to your party before entering the final part of this quest. There will be many choices to choose from. You have to select the options that will save both Nightsong and Shadowheart.

Act 3

The final part, Daughter of Darkness  quest can be started in the Lower City area zone. You have to reach the House of Grief that’s located northwest of Lower City. Again, there will be two options where you have to either kill Nightsong or save her. If you decide to save the NPC, you have to counter the Mother Superior of Lady Shar to progress in the game. Once you defeat the Mother Superior, there will be a shocking and massive revelation.

Damn Aylin makes a surprising reveal that Shadowheart was not actually saved by the Sharrans and she was indeed abducted by them. Furthermore it’s known that her parents are still alive and affected by the curse of Shars.

You have to progress further by defeating Ketheric Thorm and this will ensure Shadowheart reaches Baldur’s Gate 3 without any trouble. Shadowheart has to unlock the Chamber of Loss to meet her parents. Here, you will also meet two prisoners and clear them to progress further.

Again, there’s a final challenge for Shadowheart against some monsters. Clearing this final battle will rescue Shadowheart’s parents. Also, with this you will complete the quest. Shadowheart will become the new head of the Church of Shar after liberating the entire Sharrans dark forces.

Complete these objectives of Daughter of Darkness quest and save Shadowheart to progress in the game. You will be rewarded with many weapons and accessories like,

  • Spear of Night
  • Viconia’s Walking Fortress
  • Viconia’s Priestess Robe 
  • Handmaiden’s Mace 
  • Moonlight Glaive 
  • Selune’s Blessing

That’s how you can complete the Daughter of Darkness quest and level up in Baldur’s Gate III. Doing quests like these will unlock several features and you can play as companions or even NPCs like liches.

Frequently Asked Question

Are companion quests optional in Baldur’s Gate 3?

Companion quests are both optional and non-optional at times. But these quests of Baldur’s Gate III will change the course of the game and you will be able to explore different stories. The new stories and companions change the dimensions of the game and these quests also grant exp, gold and plenty of weapons and resources as rewards. So, you can play these quests in all acts of the game.

Is spell available for every class in Baldur’s Gate III?

Yes indeed, it’s available for all classes. Spells in Baldur’s Gate 3 are magical items and can completely change your performance and skills. Spells are acquired in different schools and you need to complete side-quests and level up to get them.

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Edited by: Parth J