Importing Equipment
When you import a character into Baldur's Gate II, mostly you'll only get your character's stats -- things like attributes (including any tomes used in the first game), skills, weapon proficiencies, and spells.

But a few pieces of equipment will make the trip as well. For an item to be imported, it must be worn or in the inventory of your main character. It can't be in a bag.

Imported items come in five categories: