Baldur’s Gate 3 Hotfix 9 Lets Players Change Hirelings Appearance

Make your companions look like waifu material or something crazy.

Larian Studios has recently released Baldur’s Gate 3 hotfix 9 which includes the ability to change hirelings appearance and more.

Baldur’s Gate 3 hotfix 9 now brings the game up to version number The hotfix includes the usual fixes for bugs, issues, and crashes. It also adds new features that fans will definitely like. One the additions is the ability to change the appearance of their hirelings with the help of the Magic Mirror.

“The same restrictions apply as when you edit your Tav, but we hope this enables you to create the party of your dreams,” Larian said on Baldur’s Gate 3 Steam page. “Or, someone else’s nightmares. We can’t wait to see it.”

The Magic Mirror also adds another functionality, the ability to change their character’s name. “We’ll be using this to add Cool in front of every one of our characters, but you do you,” Larian joked.

Here’s the full patch notes for Hotfix 9:

  • You can now use the Magic Mirror on hirelings.
  • You can now change your name through the Magic Mirror.
  • Fixed a rare crash that could occur when unloading or quickloading a game.
  • Fixed an issue causing GPU crashes on PS5 Vulkan.
  • Fixed the Guardian Statue repeatedly falling into a chasm, causing the server to stall.
  • Fixed a splitscreen issue on PS5 that could cause a black screen when listening in on a dialogue.
  • Fixed unpreparing spells not removing their buffs if the spell was upcasted.
  • Fixed buffs being removed by unpreparing spells if the buff came from a different source (e.g. a scroll).
  • Fixed some character positions and animations breaking if you skip lines in certain dialogues.
  • Fixed the previews not working correctly in the Accessibility options.
  • Fixed an issue causing Minthara’s romance to unreliably trigger.
  • Fixed Minthara’s dialogue after you SPOILERS not triggering properly when you talk to her.
  • Fixed the Adamantine Splint Armour sometimes making your legs transparent.
  • Fixed a geometry stretching bug introduced in Hotfix 8 on Vulkan.
  • Fixed characters showing up in their underwear in some intimate scenes even if you have nudity enabled.
  • Fixed Feign Death causing an infinite leave–join combat loop in certain circumstances.
  • Fixed prices in dialogues not displaying correctly in savegames that were made while the price was on screen.
  • Optimised the line-of-sight system for entities with no sight range, like items.

Baldur’s Gate 3 is now available on PC and PS5. It is also coming to Xbox Series X/S later.