How to Shove in Baldur’s Gate 3

Shove in Baldur’s Gate 3 – In the latest Baldur’s Gate 3 game, Shove is a bonus action by which the character pushes a creature or an object away from them or at something.

To know how you can shove in the game and what are the best uses of it, keep reading the guide to find out!

How to Shove in Baldur's Gate 3

Shoving in Baldur’s Gate 3

By using the Bonus Action Shove

The enemies that are at a close distance from you can be shoved simply by selecting the ‘Shoving Hand’ icon that you will find on your screen. You will consume one of the Bonus Actions for every shove during combat. Remember that a few classes have more Bonus Action than the others, allowing them to shove more in a single turn.

Other Summoned Units can also use Shove

Summoned units like a Mage hand can also use shove in the game. You can summon one in your party to help shove enemies, objects and other targets on the field. 

Best Uses of Shove in Baldur’s Gate 3

There are four best uses of Shove in the game Baldur’s Gate 3. Let us take a look at all of them in detail:

Pushing enemies off of cliffs

When you shove enemies off cliffs, they will take a lot of damage due to the fall damage. Go to higher places and let them follow you so you can easily eliminate them. 

Pushing enemies into Traps

You can also push the enemies into traps like spiked surfaces, flaming ground and others, and use shove for that extra damage. However, to make it work, you need good positioning. 

Waking up the Sleeping Allies

You can make use of shove to wake up your allies from their slumber if, in battles, due to spells, they ever slept. This will not inflict any damage on them, so it’s quite safe to use, especially in such situations.

Moving Allies Away from Danger

As long as your allies are within your reach, you can shove them and move them away from danger. This is essential when they are out of movement and stuck in a position that would prove highly disadvantageous for them. 

Outside of Combat(using shove)

Apart from all of the above uses, you can get creative and use shove out of combat to move objects to prepare a trap or to pass through the obstacles. When not in combat, you have unlimited uses of shove, so there is nothing to worry about!

That pretty much sums up all that there is to know about How to Shove in Baldur’s Gate 3.

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Last Updated on August 6, 2023

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