The Emperor Mind Flayer is a key character in Baldur’s Gate 3 and if you are looking to unlock the highest tier of the Illithid Powers, you will need to help out Emperor Mind Flayer. After helping him out, it turns out that you can have romantic dreams with him as well because you figure out that he was the Dreamlover right from the start who was coming to your dreams. This Baldur’s Gate 3 Emperor Mind Flayer Romance Guide will help you make the right decisions if you want to romance the Emperor Mind Flayer.
Emperor Mind Flayer Romance Guide – Baldur’s Gate 3
To unlock this sequence, there is actually a lot that you have to do in the game from its very beginning. You will come across Emperor Mind Flayer in Act 3 of the main story of the game however if you want to unlock this cutscene, you will need to start working for it right from Act 1 of the game.
How to Romance the Emperor Mind Flayer in Baldur’s Gate 3
One thing you need to ensure is to follow our Dreamlover Romance Guide. This will help you make the right decisions for the final romantic romp. After that, you must follow our Baldur’s Gate 3 Emperor Mind Flayer Quest Guide to ensure that you help him out during his quest as well. Make sure that you accept the offer to ‘Evolve’ as well which will unlock the highest tier of the Illithid Powers for your character and will also allow you to turn your companions into Half-Illithids as well.
Once all of this is done, continue with your story and after you have long rested a few times, you will start seeing the Emperor Mind Flayer again and he will begin sharing more and more details with you about his previous partner and more. You have to make sure that you remain friendly with the Emperor Mind Flayer during these conversation sections. You will also need to hold his hand when the opportunity arises. Keep doing this until you reach the Lower City and complete the hideout side quest as well.
For triggering the love scene with the Emperor Mind Flayer, during one of the dreams, you will be given the options to choose:
- “I could have done with more coddling.”
This will allow you to trigger the love scene and watch the embarrassing scene of your character kissing and making out with one of his tentacles. That is all for your romance with the Emperor Mind Flayer and if you already have a romantic interest in the main game, you will not affect that in any way by completing this romantic encounter.
That is all for this guide. For additional Baldur’s Gate 3 guides, check out the links below:
- Baldur’s Gate 3 Beginner’s Guide
- Baldur’s Gate 3 Companions Guide
- Baldur’s Gate 3 Hirelings Guide
- Baldur’s Gate 3 Fast Travel Guide
- Baldur’s Gate 3 Weapons Guide
- Baldur’s Gate 3 Changes Classes and Respec Guide
- Baldur’s Gate 3 Combat Guide
This concludes our Baldur’s Gate 3 Emperor Mind Flayer Romance Guide. If you want to add anything to this guide, feel free to use the comments section below.