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Divinity: Original Sin is a 2014 fantasy role-playing game developed and published Larian Studios for PC and Mac OS, later ported to PS4, XBox One, and Linux in 2015. Divinity: Original Sin is a prequel to the 2002 title Divine Divinity. Use this tag for any version of Divinity: Original Sin.

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Treasure maps not helping

I purchased the maps and they show me where the X is on my map but when I go there I cannot dug up a mound because it doesn't show any mounds to dig. I have 4 maps that show where to go but nothing ...
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Where can I find a Meteor Strike skill book?

I'm trying to get the Meteor Strike skill. So far I haven't looted one, and none of the spell vendors seem to sell it. I've heard people claim that the vendors in Silverglen sell it once the ...
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Divinity Original Sin EE - What is the gameplay of a Dual Wielding Grenade Wizard Build?

I am trying a new build in Divinity Original Sin EE: Dual Wielding Grenade Wizard. But I do not understand his role in my party. I found what abilities to choose in a build guide: ...
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How much damage does `bleeding` do over time?

Both the in-game information for Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition and that provided by the wiki page mention that bleeding deals damage over time but don't give you any idea of how much damage. ...
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Do items downgrade when repaired after being damaged? [duplicate]

In Divinity: Original Sin, if an item's durability goes down to 0 and then the item is repaired, is it as good as new or does it become worse (and if so, to what extent)?
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Divinity Original Sin EE - Can the elemental forge be used for crafting?

I've reached the elemental forge and broken Boreas's staff. I've also read that you can do something with weresheep wool. But is there anything else we can do with the elemental forge ? Like ...
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Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition multiplayer

Is gameplay any different in Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition multiplayer than in the single player game? I was thinking of playing the game with a friend when I first got it, but I have been ...
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Divinity Original Sin EE - recenter camera on characters

I turned on edge scrolling, which is great. However, is there a way to quickly recenter the camera on my characters?
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Preventing the spread of infection

My Marksman recently got the Infect spellbook, and I tried it out on a battle with some melee Orcs. It ended up spreading to their entire team, then one of the Orcs ran over to us, and infected my ...
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Divinity Original Sin Enhanced Edition PC: 'Enable Controller' Grayed out

So I recently bought DOSEE on the PC. In the options (Options - Game) the 'Enable Controller' is grayed out, despite having connected my PS4 to the computer via USB. I've read to enable it before ...
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What do the Action Points in the equipment section mean?

There are action points shown in inventory menu for each equipment piece. Does that mean that, for example, if it shows 5AP - I need to have that 5AP to wear that piece of equipment? Seems that that ...
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What's the point of debuff potions?

I just found out the crafting recipe for various debuff potions and while that seems like it would be useful to have, I fail to see its use. This is because, while I have plenty of the potions, I can'...
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Can I reset my characters' AI Personalities?

I recently started playing Divinity: Original Sin without really knowing what I was getting myself into. I didn't know what AI Personality did, so I kind of just picked something that sounded good. ...
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What is "Hammertime" a reference to?

When the "knockdown" status effect is applied, text appears that says things like "whoops", "tripped", or "hammertime". What does "hammertime" reference? I'm familiar with the M.C. Hammer song "Can't ...
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Does decaying touch cause damage when elementally attacked, with elemental resistance > 100%?

Decaying touch skill: Make a target decay, so that it cannot be healed by magic or potions anymore, it will be damaged instead. Say there's a monster with 200% fire resistance. Casting fire ...
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How to repair a cloth item in Divinity: Original Sin EE?

Normal armor and weapons can be combined with the repair hammer but this is not the case for cloth items like leather armor or head caps.
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Divinity Original Sin: Would the 2nd player be able to play using a second USB keyboard?

So my brother and I are thinking of buying Divinity Orignal Sin: Enhanced Edition as it seems like an enjoyable co op game. I've seen the option for split screen in some walk through, and I've noticed ...
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Divinity: Original sin Boreas Treasure room

Just how much perception is needed to see the switch to disarm all sentinel in Boreas treasure room? I have a character with perception 11 (3 buffed from equipments). Still cant see it.
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Divinity immaculate trial

I have done trial one and have put the levers in the correct position for trial 2 (double checked the positions for them online) but it's says I haven't done it correctly and the door doesn't open? Is ...
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Can NPC's be revived also?

I was in the graveyard in Cyseal and one of the NPC's died. I did not save that game. My main characters came out fine. I had one resurrection scroll. Could I have used that scroll to resurrect the ...
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How to revive outside of combat?

I'm playing Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition. If one of my party members dies outside of combat (for example while walking through fire while exploring), can I revive them without having to ...
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Divinity Original Sin EE: Exiting the tutorial dungeon

Just started out with DOS:Enhanced Edition and almost finished the tutorial dungeon. After beating Ragequin I go up the stairs and find a locked gate. How do I open it?
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What sort of surfaces trigger Elemental Affinity?

I'm trying to decide if Elemental Affinity is a talent worth taking. Would standing on plain ground reduge my Geomancer skill costs, or would I need to be standing in oil/poison to achieve that effect?...
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Where can I find crafting recipe books?

Most recipes you can just do by dragging stuff together in a mad science kind of way. But some only work after having read certain books. Right now, I've finally got 5 points in crafting and want to ...
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How can I interrupt the Source Nightmare's water attacks?

At the beginning of the battle with a giant crab-monster, the Source Nightmare, the characters mention how they have to prevent him from using the nearby water source to power up his attacks. The ...
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Can buffing someone fail?

Quite often when party members buff eachother, no icon shows up next to the portrait. Take for instance this combat log: With the relevant line quoted as: Spalk used Oath Of Desecration on Splint. ...
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How to predict what will damage or heal an opponent?

On several occasions our actions healed our enemies, where there was no apparent clue that this would happen. Surely there is such a clue, and we just don't see it. I'm here to ask if anyone can ...
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How to go back in dialog

Sometimes I accidentally answer too quickly so it's not the one I want. Is there a way to take back a response and give another instead?
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When can a (spell) skill be levelled?

In the following screenshot I've just gained level 5, and have a skill point to spend: I want to max Geomancer and Pyrokinetic. Somehow (I do not know how) I achievend 2 points in Geomancer. However, ...
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How do formations work in multiplayer Divinity: Original Sin?

There's a great general question about multi-player in Divinity: Original Sin. However, as such, the answer(s) are rather general too. My question is more specific: about the formations. Consider ...
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Is it possible to change portrait after starting the game?

We've started a co-op game of Divinity: Original Sin. However, one of us forgot to match the portrait with the actual face style of the corresponding character. That is, we currently walk around like ...
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How do multiple dagger attacks work?

My character just equipped a dagger for the first time and it looks as though regular attacks actually hit twice. Is that just a visual effect, or are those actually two attacks? What causes it? Does ...
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How does item repair work?

I'm trying to understand how repairing items works in Divinity: Original Sin. It seems like I just need a repair hammer and a low level in blacksmithing to repair higher-level items any time I like ...
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Can I calculate playtime in Divinity: Original Sin

I need help with something. I started playing Divinity: Original Sin some three months ago. The thing is, I would really love to know how many hours I spent on this playthrough, because I think it ...
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Is it possible to hire Wolgraff if my personality is Priest?

I've set my male character's personality to none or knight (I'm not sure) and my female character's personality to priest. When I try to hire Wolgraff my female character responds: He'll consider ...
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Weapon damage and spells?

Does a weapon's damage affect the damage of air, earth, water, witchcraft or fire spells? Does a weapon's elemental type affect the damage of air, earth, water, witchcraft or fire spells?
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How can I unlock the ability to respec?

I've read that eventually in the Homestead I'll unlock a room that allows me to respec my characters. I presume this is done by using enough bloodstones, since right now I've used two and those have ...
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Where is the key to the Chest of the Source King?

I just defeated Braccus Rex, but I can't find the key to the magically locked chest in his room. I've read that I can use an unlock scroll to open it, but I'd rather find the key. Where can I get it?
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Where do I find the four chests needed to open the Final Chest?

The first time you enter that outer-space central hub thingy, there's a chest labeled the "Final Chest." When you try to open it, it tells you you need to "find its four hidden sister chests ...
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How does one craft a quill?

I don't think I've seen a SINGLE ONE in my playthrough so far, and I'm now in Act 2. I've googled it and it seems that Feather + Knife is supposed to = Quill but this is not the case.
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Mix pet pal with know-it-all

Does it make sense to give those two to one character? Do I need points in charisma to use pet pal effectively?
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Where can I store my items?

I'm only starting Divinity: Original Sin. And I don't know yet if some items will be useful or not. So I'm currently keeping everything (mostly ingredients), but it takes place. So where can I safely ...
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When to proceed to Silverglen?

So as I was going through the storyline quests, I found myself in Cyseal's area facing I couldn't really handle it at Lv 8 so I decided to explore more and ended up in Silverglen. The story now seems ...
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Where are all the star stones?

I seem to be missing a few as I near the end of the game. Where can I find all the star stones so I can see which ones I'm missing?
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Will shopkeepers infected by rot die?

I accidentally sold a Tenebrium infused weapon to a shopkeeper and now he has rot and is taking 1 rot damage every turn. Does this mean that he will eventually die? In this case he's actually an ...
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How do I solve the puzzles in the Immaculates Trial?

There are a series of puzzles in the Immaculates trial and I seem to be stuck. I'm at the point where there are 4 pressure plates on the ground and a doorway that has a barrier on it. How do I solve ...
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How to change save file location in Divinity: Original Sin?

I have noticed that loading and saving games takes a long time and would like to change the save game location to my rather small SSD. How can I do this? Clarification: I have a single SSD and have ...
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When do the shops reset their stock?

I am constantly short on sinew since I'm upgrading my bow a lot and the only place I can find it consistently is from shops. When and how does the shop reset its inventory so I can go and buy more ...
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How do I know what a character has seen?

Apparently, Roderick has spotted something: A good question However, I can't for the life of me figure out what it is! Is there some way to highlight whatever it is he's discovered? Holding alt ...
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Always resolve inter-party rock-paper-scissors the way I want to?

I want Scarlett and Roderick to have particular traits, which means they will occasionally have to disagree on the proper course of action; however, I usually want one course of action to win over the ...
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