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A 2015 fantasy role-playing game in the style of the classic Infinity Engine games (Baldur's Gate, Icewind Dale, Torment) that was funded through Kickstarter.

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How does perception work?

I play path of damned difficulty and have just got the fifth party member. I feel like the biggest problem is lack of accuracy: every swing, ability or spell has a very high rate to miss or graze, and ...
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What can pets be used for?

In pillars of eternity I've collected a bunch of pets on my travel, including a cat a wurm and some pigs. What is the point of these pets? I can assign them to a slot and they follow me around but ...
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Pillars of Eternity enchanting

How does enchanting weapons in Pillars of Eternity work? Specifically if I have a sword, and it is enchanted to "fine", what can I enchant on it (assuming no level issues) and what is the end impact ...
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The White March, part I & II levels

My party is currently level 7 which according to all the sources I read, is about right to start the White March, part I. Will I get enough experience in the White March to do it all without ...
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Mêlée cipher character build

While the general recommendation seems to build a cipher with ranged weapons (the blunderbuss seems to be a favourite due it it hitting six times per shot thus greatly enhance Soul Whip), I was ...
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How many hours are in a day?

I just ran across this little gem: How many hours make up a day in Pillars of Eternity?
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GOG Galaxy has lost my Pillars of Eternity install

I've been playing Pillars of Eternity from GOG, and I just bought the White March DLC. It downloaded and installed the first part just fine, but it said downloading the second part failed, and ...
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How to beat the enemy on main hall in Endless Path of Od Nua Level 7?

I've been spending hours beating this floor. I can't get through the main hall, there is too many enemies. I tried leading them on a narrow doorstep to have them funneled but their spells really gets ...
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How can I make a Fampyr attack my fighter?

I'm in the Endless Paths of Od Nua level 8. I'm having trouble killing a particular Fampyr down there. I'm using the chokepoint next to the Master Staircase to fireball him and all his friends. The ...
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Is there a way to quickly toggle “per rest” in the AI script?

The Pillars of Eternity AI script settings have a toggle for "use per-rest abilities". I generally have two situations: 1) don't waste resources, or 2) big battle. There doesn't appear to be any way ...
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When do Cloud saves happen? Mine are outdated

I've played about 40 hours on my desktop, am now on a trip with my laptop, but after I loaded PoE, I found that the most recent save I had available was like 20 hours ago. What am I supposed to do to ...
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Is it possible for Devil to use Steadfast effectively?

I may have made a mistake in giving the Devil of Caroc the soulbound item Steadfast, as its level 3 requires getting to 30 might. The Devil starts with 13 base might, I can give it +3 from resting at ...
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Do people have extraordinarily long lives in Pillars of Eternity?

I'm only at Act 2 yet so I'm not sure if this question could only be answered by some spoiler. However the mission "The Wailing Banshee" looks strange to me: The "banshee" is supposedly pirate ...
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Will Pillars of Eternity end after the final battle?

Can I continue to play Pillars of Eternity after the final battle?
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How to flank an enemy?

How to get the status "flanked" on an enemy? I've tried attacking them from several different angles, with not reliable success.
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Can you hit the level cap if recruit adventurers as soon as you hit Black Hound Inn? (PoE patch 1.5)

I've started my second attempt at a playthrough, the first ending right after I got my stronghold, because I realized that all of the characters I liked using were glass cannons. Now I've just ...
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Patch 1.05 Data folder not found

Steam just updated my game with patch 1.05 on starting the game I'm getting this: There is no such folder :\
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What do I do with all my gold?

I have played roughly 50h and not yet finished. I have tons of money and don't know how to use it or in what. I always sleep in the most expensive inns etc... And the loot I get is always better than ...
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Soul Vessels in Pillars of Eternity

I let Nridek in Lhe a Rhemen ruins live and saved afterwards before I knew i needed the soul vessel. Is there a way to get another soul vessel?
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What is the keybind to select the ranger's pet?

I'm playing Pillars of Eternity as a Ranger and I find it very annoying that I can't select my pet through the keyboard. I have to click in its icon every time. Is there a way to keybind the ranger's ...
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Do dispositions really affect the game? What are the reactions to dispositions?

Does anybody know how dispositions affect the game beside playing paladin or priest? Are there some specific results of your current dispositions that alternate dialogues or anything? In the ...
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Does party disposition affect priest and paladin powers of party members too?

I know that if you play a priest or a paladin in Pillars of Eternity, then your various dispositions will affect the strength of some of your powers and abilities (Holy Radiance in the case of priests,...
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Does the One-Handed Style talent bonus still work with a shield equipped?

Similar to the question Does the Larder Door work with the Two Weapon Style talent?, I was wondering if the One-Handed Style talent bonus still applies when you have a shield equipped in the other ...
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Who can I imprison in my stronghold in Pillars of Eterntity?

I have repaired the prison in the Stronghold and it is ready to take in some prisoners. So far, I only managed to imprison one wayfarer who begged for his life after besting him, and later ransomed ...
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What is the order of ringing the bells for the quest Buried Secrets? [duplicate]

I am in Gilded Vale in the Temple of Eothas. A door with a rather high lockpick check is hindering my way. In what order do have to sound the bells?
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Is there anyway to resolve the Built to Last quest without handing over the Forge Knight plans?

The Built to Last quest requires me to hand over plans for Forge Knights to the crucible knights. However, creating Forge Knights requires bonding the souls of people to armor. The character I'm ...
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What can I do with the Fampyr?

So, I was recently in Raedric's Hold, fighting the master of that place once more. After defeating him, apparently proving that I'm a better Berath champion than he was a Fampyr proposed to give it's ...
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How to poison Simoc with a low Intellect and Resolve build in Pillars of Eternity?

I have a rogue build with rather low Intellect and Resolve, base values are 12 and 9. When trying to poison Simoc, there is a huge stat check for both Intellect and Resolve. I need to get both those ...
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How do I kill the Adra Dragon

My party is at level 11, and I just found the Adra Dragon. I did expect a tough fight, the Sky Dragon fight was pretty close for my party. But I didn't expect just how much damage the Adra Dragon to ...
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Are there any time-based events in Pillars of Eternity?

Is anything in the game based on time elapsed (except for the obvious stronghold build-times)? Can passage of time change the epilogue, influence quest outcomes etc? It would seem that, when I can ...
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What is a Turn in the context of the Stronghold?

Some things in the Stronghold, such as taxes or resource generating buildings, depend on "turns". What is a turn in this context? How do I go from one turn to the next?
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Can I get more than two Sky Dragon eyes somewhere?

I was thinking about enchanting some stuff to the "Superb" quality once I meet the level requirements, but then I noticed the ingredients that are required for that: I know where to get gems, and I ...
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Does the developer commentary contain spoilers?

Pillars of Eternity has a developer commentary that I can turn on in the options. I'm interested in listening to it, and strongly suspect that I'll never get around to a second playthrough to only do ...
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Where can I find a cipher in Twin Elms?

For Edér's quest I need to find a cipher, and the journal tells me that I should look in Twin Elms: I've looked there, but I was unable to find any cipher that would help me. Where can I find one?
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Do points roll over if I don't spend them all during level up?

When I level up, I get points to put into Mechanics, Stealth etc. If I don't use them all, will the excess points be added to my total the next time I level up?
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How do I enchant items?

I am completly stuck here. To enchant an item i need a lab - but where to find one? Is there a list of laboratories? I tried to find one but without a success
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Can I seal the frost-hewn breach without killing everyone?

I'm in Rymrgard's temple and want to seal the frost-hewn breach as the god instructed me ("Into the White Void" quest). The problem is that those pesky priests of Rymrgard don't want to let me into ...
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Do NPC-s taken prisoner drop loot?

Sometimes when I kill a character, they talk to me after the battle and beg for mercy. Do they still drop their loot even if I take them prisoners? I couldn't really check by myself because it ...
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Where are the ingredient to enchant exceptional items?

I would like to enchant my items as exceptional but it requires some rare ingredients ? Can they be bought somewhere or how to find them ?
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Is there something specific you need to do to finish the endless paths sword quest?

Im on level 13 of Od Nua in the pillars of eternity. im in the room with the secret door and a table. Everybody JUST keeps saying kill the enemies in the room and then click the table to open the door....
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Where is Persoq's forest for “The Long Hunt”?

After the arches I am being told to go to a forest with blackened trees. Where is this location ?
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Where can you rest in Heathsong/Elm's Reach/Twin Elms

In Pillar's of Eternity there does not seem to be an inn in Twin Elms ? How can you heal ?
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Lle a Rhemen Ritual

I have completed the two first parts to obtain the symbols, I put a character on each symbol and they are lit but nothing will happen now. Did I miss something ?
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How do you open the chest in Moerdred's room?

It seems that there is no key in the sanitarium to open it and it says that you need the right key to open it.
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Do most hats only make you look fancy?

There are some headgear (and same goes for robes/cloaks) that have special attributes that benefit the wearer of such objects. Most hats, however, have no special description. Do hats/helmets/etc ...
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Are all weapon types equal until you choose a weapon talent?

I know that when leveling up you sometimes get the option to choose a weapon proficiency. Until then, does my character fight equally well with each weapon class? Does the same answer hold true for ...
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How do I defend against being charmed by enemies?

I'm currently fighting against groups that contain at least one Fampyr. The really annoying thing about this is that their opening move is charming one of my party members. They're also really, really ...
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What is the order of the seals for the door to open in level 6 of the Endless Paths?

At the end of Level 6 of the Endless Paths there is a door which needs a specific order of the seals or stones to open. What is it?
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Where are Pillars of Eternity portraits located on OSX?

I have some custom portraits downloaded and need to put them in some directory but have no idea where the portrait directory is on OSX (game installed from Steam). I've tried ~/Library/Application ...
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Where can I find rubies for enchanting?

I thought I'd start enchanting some stuff, starting with the Blunderbuss for my Cipher. I have the necessary level to enchant it to Exceptional, but I'm missing some required ingredients: I have ...