offers a choice between existing Origin characters or a custom character at the start of the game. While this is one of the earliest decisions made in, it's also among the most important. Specifically, the decision to choose certain Origins affects content, dialogue options, and even the gear that's available throughout the game's three acts. Choosing to play as the Dark Urge — a character halfway between entirely custom and an Origin option — is perhaps the most significant choice that can be made during character creation.
Now that has been released for a few months, some of its many secrets have been uncovered, along with how paths and storylines can vary depending on choices made earlier in the game. In particular, the choice to be the Dark Urge adds an entirely new story to the game, and it brings with it a variety of choices, items, and consequences that aren't seen with a custom Tav.
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Like the other Origin Charactions, the Dark Urge in has their own unique questlines, and that means quest rewards come with them. This in and of itself might not be unknown, but without playing the Dark Urge, it's easy to miss that the quest has two primary variations. The first is embracing the urges and reclaiming their position as Bhaal's golden child. And the second is rejecting Bhaal by overcoming the urges. Both of these options can lead to extra cutscenes and dialogue at the end.
Choosing to embrace the urges in Act 2 rewards the Dark Urge with the Slayer Form, which is a shape-shifting ability that looks like a demonic take on a Druid's Wild Shape. To get this reward, the Dark Urge needs to kill Isobel, which is an option when first meetingRead more on screenrant.com