Baldur’s Gate 3 – How To Leave Camp Via Fast Travel, Bedroll & Resting Icon

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Are you looking to find out how to leave camp in Baldur’s Gate 3? Being trapped in a single zone within a game can be frustrating, especially when that zone is meant to be your safe haven. Unfortunately, in Baldur’s Gate 3, the process of leaving camp is not as straightforward as the rest of the game. Fear not, as we are here to help. Baldur’s Gate 3, the acclaimed role-playing video game, presents players with a captivating and expansive world to explore.

How To Leave Camp With Fast Travel

The quickest way to exit camp is using the fast travel menu. This allows you to choose from a list of fast travel locations and then instantly travel there. 

  1. Press M on your keyword to open the in game map
  2. Choose a Waypoint to fast travel to from the list in the upper right-hand side of the screen
  3. After selecting a Waypoint, you will be instantly taken there

How To Exit Camp in Baldur’s Gate 3 with the Bedroll or Fire Method

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  1. Locate the bedroll or fire situated at the centre of your camp.
  2. Interact with the bedroll or fire by clicking on it to open a menu.
  3. From the menu, select the Partial Rests or Full Rest option. 
  4. Note after your long rest, you will be returned to camp the following morning

How To Leave Camp in Baldur’s Gate 3 with the Resting Icon

Another simple way to leave your camp is to utilise the HUD across the bottom of your screen with the interaction bar.

  1. Locate the small fire icon at the far right of your interactions bar
  2. Select Rest to restore resources
  3. Select Long Rest
  4. Choose your camp supplies to use for the rest (this has to equal 40)
  5. Select Long Rest at the bottom of the menu
  6. This should automatically transport you back to the last place you were before you went to camp.
Baldur's Gate 3 How to leave camp
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How To Use The Camp

Frequent visits to home base in this game offer significant advantages and will help in your adventure.

  • Restore HP (Hit points) and Spell Slots with long rests and short rests
  • Interact with characters e.g. Scratch the dog or the Owlbear Cub
  • Swap party members to further your quests or visit NPCs. 
  • Interact with allies and access their storage
  • Respec your character by speaking to Withers
  • Recruit Hirelings
  • Organise your supplies

Long rests fully restore health and spell slots, requiring a safe camp location and 40 camp supplies. Short rests restore a portion of health and spell slots, simply requiring a safe location and 1-minute rest. Camp supplies can be obtained by looting enemies, purchasing from merchants or finding these from the scattered barrels and crates.

Tips On Leaving The Camp In Baldur’s Gate 3

Conversations and companions

If you are in the middle of a conversation with a companion, you must finish the conversation before you can leave camp. Otherwise, the conversation may be interrupted or the game may glitch.

Multiplayer Experience

If you are playing in a party with other players online or with a direct connection, they will all be teleported along with you when you leave camp. This ensures a seamless multiplayer experience.

Saving Progress

The game may prompt you to save before you leave camp. This is a good idea, as it will prevent you from losing any unsaved progress if you encounter a glitch or crash.

Daytime and Nighttime Travel

During daylight hours, you can fast-travel to any location you have previously visited. However, at night, your fast travel options may be limited to locations within a specific radius of your current position. Plan your travels accordingly to optimize your gameplay experience.

Knowing how to leave camp is vital for progressing through the captivating world of Baldur’s Gate 3. By mastering the bedroll method, map navigation, or keyboard shortcuts, you can seamlessly transition from the safety of your camp to the untamed wilderness.

Make sure to read some of our other useful Baldur’s Gate 3 guides, How To Free Shadowheart, How To Find Lae’zel and How To Get To Goblin Camp.


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