Baldur’s Gate 3: How to Remove Party Members

Here's how to remove Hirelings, Origin characters, and dead characters from party in Baldur's Gate 3.

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There’s a fair amount of flexibility in terms of party customization in Baldur’s Gate 3. You can include Origin characters in your party, recruit Hirelings, or have friends’ characters join you in your adventures through multiplayer. Where that pliability ends is in removing party members. There are only two ways to do so for Origin characters and Hirelings. In this guide, I’ll go over how to remove party members in Baldur’s Gate 3, as the methods vary from one character type to the other.

How to Remove Party Members in Baldur’s Gate 3

  • Dead party members can’t be removed from the party. They must be revived first.
  • Origin characters and Hirelings can be removed at camp.
  • Multiplayer characters stuck in your campaign are a whole other issue.

For the most part, you can remove party members in Baldur’s Gate 3 fairly easily and for free. However, Origin characters you’ve been traveling with may grumble about it. You’ll have to kick someone out of the party if you want to add a Hireling, replace an Origin character with another, or have a friend join you when you have a full party of four.

Related: How to Change Party Members in BG3

How to Remove Origin Characters from Your Party

You can get rid of Origin characters in Baldur’s Gate 3 by striking up a conversation with them at camp. Through most of your conversations with characters at camp, you’ll have an option to tell them to stay there. This will remove them from the party, but not necessarily permanently. You can re-add Origin characters to your party just by talking to them and inviting them along again.

Related: Baldur’s Gate 3 Origin Characters Overview

How to Remove Hirelings from Your Party

Hirelings cost a little money to recruit, but it’s totally free to remove them. Find your Hireling(s) walking around camp and talk to them to dismiss them from your party. They’ll return to the Fugue Plane they came from and not take up a party slot any longer. You’ll have to spend the 100 gold to recruit them again, if you choose to do so.

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How to Remove a Dead Character from Your Party

You can’t get rid of a dead character in Baldur’s Gate 3, but you can dismiss them after they’ve been resurrected. You can revive them yourself or talk to Withers at camp to revive them for 200 gold. After they’re alive again, you can dismiss them, provided the character isn’t a multiplayer addition.

How to Kick Multiplayer Characters from Your Party

So, here’s the bad news: There is no way to kick multiplayer characters from your party in Baldur’s Gate 3. Once another player joins your campaign, you’re stuck with their character the entire playthrough. You can’t even talk to them at camp. This is honestly a big issue, one that either needs to be sorted by Larian or the modding community. At the time of writing, there are no mods to remove multiplayer characters from singleplayer.

That’s all you need to know about how to remove party members in Baldur’s Gate 3. It’s not entirely obvious that you’ll need to resurrect someone before a dead party member can be removed, nor that you can resurrect them at Withers. We’ve got plenty of other helpful Baldur’s Gate 3 guides here on GameSkinny, such as best class and race combinations and the best Fighter build.

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