Barberian Monk build Baldur’s Gate 3 (BG3)

Monks in Baldur’s Gate 3 are agile martial artists, focusing on unarmed combat and melee weapons. They possess unique abilities such as Ki Points, allowing them to perform powerful moves. Here’s a step-by-step guide to creating a combination of Monk and Barberian build for BG3.

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Best BG3 Barberian Monk build

Level 1

Race / Subrace

Elf / Wood Elf

You can pick other races of your preference, is not too important for the build.

Class – Barberian


Focus on strength, Constitution, and Wisdom.

  • Strength 17
  • Dexterity 10
  • Constitution 16
  • Intelligence 8
  • Wisdom 14
  • Charisma 8


Prioritize skills like Acrobatics, Athletics and Perception to enhance your mobility, and combat abilities.

  • Athletics
  • Perception

Level 2

Class – Monk

Level 3

Monk Lv 2

Level 4

Monk Lv 3

Subclass – Way of the Open Hand emphasizes control and versatility in combat, making it a good choice for various encounters.

  • Flurry of Blows: Topple
  • Flurry of Blows: Stagger
  • Flurry of Blows: Push

Level 5

Monk Lv 4

Feat – Tavern Brawler (+1 Strenght): When you make an unarmed attack, use an improvised weapon, or throw something, your Strenght modifier is added twice to the damage and Attack Rolls.

Level 6

Monk Lv 5

Level 7

Monk Lv 6

Level 8

Barbarian Lv 2

Level 9

Barbarian Lv 3

Subclass – Wildheart

Bestial Heart – Beat Heart (Rage: Bear Heart, Unrelenting Ferocity): While Raging, you can use Unrelenting Ferocity, and have resistance to all damage except Psychic damage.

Level 10

Monk Lv 7

Level 11

Monk Lv 8

Feat – Alert: You gain +5 bonus to initiative and can’t be surprised.

Level 12

Monk Lv 9


  • Prioritize light armor or no armor to benefit from your Dexterity modifier for AC.
  • Equip monk weapons and focus on finding items that boost your Dexterity and Wisdom.