Bandits are common true neutral
Baldur's Gate (1998)
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/ neutral evil
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enemies usually found in high-traffic areas, though these particular examples are likely part of the Black Talons mercenary group, during Baldur's Gate. Their selfish endeavors have made the Sword Coast a much less pleasant place, with the apparent goal of completely disrupting trade routes. They usually travel in large groups and fight with Long Swords and Shortbows, though their expertise with either is somewhat questionable.

Not only are they highly sought after by Gorion's Ward for role-play purposes, they also drop a relatively valuable trophy; Bandit Scalps. These may be sold to various junk merchants for 25Gold Piece IMISC0700000 Item icon BG1 each, or turned in to Officer Vai at the Jovial Juggler in Beregost for 50Gold Piece IMISC0700000 Item icon BG1 each after starting Baldur's Gate Chapter 3. They also stack up to 10, meaning each dedicated inventory slot is potentially worth 500Gold Piece IMISC0700000 Item icon BG1.

So I kicked 'im in the head till he was dead. Har har.
I hate them Flamin' Fist pansies!