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Oliver Not Opening Portal in Baldur’s Gate 3 – Talk to Halsin Stuck!

There has been a potential issue in BG3, where Oliver is not opening the portal. You have talked to Halsin and the Quest is still saying “Talk to Him”. If you are stuck here in Oliver Not Opening Portal after talking to Halsin, then we might have a potential fix for you.

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About Baldur’s Gate 3 (BG3)

Baldur’s Gate 3 is the latest and greatest in Baldur’s Gate series, being the successor to the decades-old Baldur’s Gate. The game is a classic RPS that you can enjoy with your friends or control multiple characters yourself.

Being quite like any other MMORPG, you have various classes, archetypes, and then that fantasy mixed onto them. Each one you choose will pave a different path onwards that you can enjoy with those crispy, jaw-dropping cinematics.

There is that main quest that slowly gets you around and furthers the side quests to help you stay in touch with your spiritual side as well. First of all, you start off as the main character, who is also termed the Origin Character. He/She has his/her very own unique background and story, also dialogues and cinematics.

Now, as you proceed with the game, you will find your character becoming stronger with those levels, equipment, skills, and special abilities. Yes, you are also further delving deep into the story of Baldur’s Gate 3 as well.

Now the fun part begins with the Combat or Fighting Mechanics of the game. There is a ton of complexity here, just like other role-playing Legendary Games including Pathfinder, as well as your favorite DnD (Dungeon and Dragons).

You get your own turn that you have to utilize and each step you take onwards will pave a different path for you or your characters. All the Turn-Based games are heavily dependent on the decisions you are going to take. This includes your path, present, and future, and that makes them so much more complex or fun.

Finally, there is a whole villain arc as well, where you get to experience the villain’s history. You get to slowly progress and fight her/him in the game.

Oliver Not Opening Portal in Baldur's Gate 3 - Talk to Halsin Stuck!

How to Fix Oliver Not Opening Portal in Baldur’s Gate 3

So, to Fix the issue, you just have to proceed and kill certain characters in the game. After that, you will have a big party and then you can open the portal before going through Act 3. When you reach Act 3, there is no way to go through it and fix it.

Therefore, you will basically have to re-do the whole thing if you are on Act 3, otherwise, you can leave Halsin and proceed on with the quest. You will reach an area where you will have to defeat/kill someone and have a big party afterward.

Then, you can go back to Halsin and he will talk to you, potentially Fixing Talk to Halsin Stuck Bug in Baldur’s Gate 3 (BG3). Oliver will now open the portal in BG3 as well.

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