In Baldur's Gate, these boots are gained when the assassin Nimbul fails at his attempt to kill the group at the start of chapter three. In the Enhanced Edition, another pair of these boots can be acquired if Meklin is killed.
In Baldur's Gate II, a pair of these boots are dropped by Reti, one of the kidnappers who buried Tirdir.
These boots and Boots of Phasing are among the only boots that give a boost to AC or AC modifiers.
|“||Boots of avoidance: 'Senses of the Cat'. The magic of these boots was specially designed to detect incoming missiles and aid the wearer in avoiding them. They were originally commisioned by the instructor of an archery academy, who had tired of suffering 'accidents' at the hands of inexperienced students.||”|