Gorion's ward, the protagonist of the first Baldur's Gate game, is captured along with his/her party (that consists by default of thief/mage and ward's best friend Imoen, half-elf fighter and druid Jaheira and her beloved husband Khalid, who were friends with the late Gorion, amusing heroic not-completely-sane fighter Minsc and his imaginary deadly pet hamster Boo and Minsc's beloved mage wife Dynaheir) by Jon Irenicus, an incredibly powerful amoral sadistic wizard hellbent on revenge of initially undisclosed nature. He needs the ward for his diabolical experiment that'll give him the power he needs to enact his revenge. He's also highly interested in Imoen's powers for some reason. However, his plans are interrupted when a group of thieves from the powerful local thieves' guild breaks into his lair. A bloody and highly destructive fight ensues between them and Irenicus and his creatures. When the fighting breaks out into the streets, the Cowled Wizards, an influential secretive group...
26 September 2000 (USA)
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Forgotten Realms: Baldur's Gate II - Shadows of Amn
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Did You Know?
Ironically, although the game is called Baldur's Gate II, the player never gets to visit the city of Baldur's Gate itself at any point of this lengthy game. See more
I trust those who prey on children no farther than they can be thrown, even if I manage to throw them pretty far!
German version was cut to remove all blood effects to secure a more commercial "Not under 12" rating from the USK. See more
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