Shadow-Cursed Village Plaque Puzzle Solution in Baldur's Gate 3

Published: Aug. 31, 2023
Updated: Aug. 31, 2023

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While exploring the Shadow-Cursed Lands in Baldur's Gate 3, you may come across many different quests and puzzles. Some of them are basic, and some of them require a lot of brainstorming, such as the BG3 Plaque puzzle located in the Cursed Village, near Mason's Guild.

This riddle is quite difficult at first glance, but solving it will reward you with good and useful loot, such as the Ritual Dagger of Shar. So below, you will learn how to solve the Plaque puzzle in the Cursed Village in Baldur's Gate 3.

Plaque Puzzle Solved in BG3

Plaque Puzzle in BG3

In Shadow-Cursed Lands, outside the Mason's Guild, there is a city square near the ruined statue, its coordinates are X:-150, Y:-30. This is where you can start the puzzle.

The first thing you need to pay attention to when looking at the statue is the Plaques with letters on them. You need to activate them in the correct order:

  • The first plaque to be clicked says, "OUR - L/ MISTR / WHEN - NI / THORM"
  • The second plaque says, "ADY - O / ESS - OF / GHT - F / SHAL"
  • And the last one says, "F - LOSS / -PAIN / ALLS / L - RISE".

Read more: Baldur’s Gate 3: Sarin’s Skeleton Puzzle Solution

Once you have activated the plaques in the correct order, you will be able to go downstairs to the Sharran Sanctuary. Inside, you will see statues with Plaques underneath them, and you need to interact with each of them to pass the Intelligence, Wisdom, and Charisma checks.

After you have passed everything successfully, a secret door will open for you, where you will see another statue to interact with. You will learn that you need to give her blood, it is necessary to get all possible items. Once you have done so, items will appear around the statue, and you will also be able to pick up the Ritual Dagger of Shar. However, this will lead to a small fight. Now all you have to do is kill all the enemies and get out. And if you are looking for more BG3 content, then be sure to check out our guide on how to solve the Chamber of Insight puzzle in Baldur’s Gate 3.

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Artur is our English-speaking writer from Ukraine who covers many topics in the gaming field. From indies to triple-A blockbusters, he is a gamer through and through. He has been supporting our team as a freelancer since the beginning of 2023.
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