Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn is a mythic saga continuing the much-loved Baldur's Gate storyline. The Forgotten Realms adventure ensues along the southern portion of the Sword Coast in the merchant kingdom known as Amn. The borders of this region include such diverse environments as the Elven forests of Tethir, the Cloudpeak Mountains, The Drow cities of the Underdark, and the Capitol City of Amn, Athkatla.
- An epic continuation of the plot that was started in Baldur's Gate
- Over 300 spells like: time stop, finger of death, chain lighting, and more
- Over 100 subplots in the game, some taking "real-time" days to complete
- Play as different character races such as: human, elf, half-elf, dwarf, gnome, halfling and half-orc
- Choose weapon styles including one-handed weapon, two-handed weapon, weapon and shield, brawling, and two-weapon