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Baldur’s Gate 3: How to Get Gontr Mael

Get the Legendary Gontr Mael while handling the Steel Watchers in Baldur's Gate 3!

The only Legendary Bow in the game, Gontr Mael requires a bit of work to get. At least, you can take care of one of the biggest issues in the city if you plan on facing Gortash in battle at the same time. In this guide, we’ll go over how to get Gontr Mael in Baldur’s Gate 3.

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How to Get Gontr Mael in Baldur’s Gate 3

Gontr Mael has a chance to inflict Guiding Bolt on hit, glows, and gives you access to Celestial Haste and Bolt of Celestial Light.

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Go to the Steel Watch Foundry

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Your first stop is the Steel Watch Foundry, located by the Grey Harbour Docks Waypoint. If you haven’t revealed this section of the map yet, it’s almost directly south of the House of Grief. Naturally, you need to lockpick your way in. That also means you’ll probably end up in a few fights against the Steel Watchers that want you to leave because you’re in a restricted area.

Choose to Help the Workers or Kill Them

Once you enter the security office, you learn about the workers’ situation and how their families are being held hostage. Depending on how you’re playing this run, you can either go save the hostages, or continue deeper into the foundry. If you choose the latter, you’ll have to fight through without the help of the workers.

Fight the Steel Watcher Titan

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Enter the laboratory, then get to the Control Centre Antechamber on the north wall and lockpick it open. Continue into the Control Centre. When combat starts, a Steel Watcher Titan comes up in the middle of the room. You loot Gontr Mael from his body.

That’s what you need to know about how to get Gontr Mael in Baldur’s Gate 3. It’s more fighting and a longer chain of requirements compared to some other weapons, but if you’re disabling the Steel Watchers, you might as well grab it while you’re there. From here, check our BG3 guide hub for more topics like all Legendary Weapons and how to get them or how to beat Lord Gortash.

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Melissa Sarnowski has been working as a gaming writer professionally for two years, having been at GameSkinny for over a year now as a horror beat writer. She has an English degree from University of Wisconsin - Madison. While she focuses on all things horror, she also enjoys cozy games, MMOs like FFXIV and WoW, and any and everything in between.