As players try to cure their parasite by various means in Baldur’s Gate 3 it should come as no surprise that many of those most willing to help are among the most shady figures. Only dark paths even know what it is and those who do know are often in leagues with the powers that created them.
One of the most immediately suspicious in Omeluum, a Mind Flayer who says he has escaped his connection with the Mother Brain. Of course, this could easily be a lie. Baldur’s Gate 3
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Omeluum is a genuinely good-aligned character and understands what it is like to be controlled mentally. For this reason, players may want to get to the Underdark and meet him toward the earlier part of the campaign. He’s one of the major figures to speak to when trying to get a cure done.
If players are leveling up as fast as possible, he asks for some ingredients to make a potion that will be on the way. Once collected, return to him and drink his potion. The parasite will squirm around but do no lasting damage. While Omeluum, like so many others, fails to cure the parasite issue, there is no harm in him trying this. He provides a Ring of Mind-Shielding to help prevent the parasite from squirming around any further. It provides an advantage against being charmed, which is situationally pretty useful.
Baldur’s Gate 3 is available now for PC. The PlayStation 5 version will be available on September 6th, 2023. A version for Xbox Series X/S is still in development.