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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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Random unmoving skeletons spawning all over?

Pillars of Eternity 1 (PC, Steam, all DLC). I am doing a clean play through and recently just noticed that human skeletons are spawning in random places. They're not actually NPC skeletons -- they don'...
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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 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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Can I replace a Quality Enchantment?

I've got a really nice shield that I'd like to make nicer by making it Fine. But I'm worried that it's other properties are unique, and thus, I might never find another by the time I have access to ...
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Bell puzzle in the Temple of Eothas

In the Temple of Eothas there are 3 bells that you have to ring to (presumably) open the door to the next level. I've found one clue, that the large bell is to be rang second, where can I find the ...
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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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How do I level up in Pillars of Eternity?

In my log I saw a message saying I had earned enough experience points to level up! But I can't work out how to do it... I looked in the Character tab, where I expected to find it, but no such luck. ...
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What can I do with bad guests?

My stronghold has a guest, yay!. Oh wait it's a bad guest. I can, from the look of it, pay him off to leave, or send an escort (I can also ignore him). What are the benefits and downsides of doing ...
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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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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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When do I get some taxes from my Stronghold?

I put quite a bit of money into restoring Caed Nua, and I was under the impression that I would be able to collect some taxes in return. But so far it doesn't seem like I earned any income from my ...
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Where can I find Telda's Ring or Ring of the Selonan?

I found these on the wiki Ring of the Selonan & Telda's Ring. How do I get them in game?
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How do I split a stack of consumable items?

I've got a stack of potions. Five of them in fact. It sure would be nice if I could put one of them into each of my party members quick slots for use in this really hard boss fight I have coming up. ...
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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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Is the Disappointer good for anything?

The Disappointer is a Very Bad Gun: I mean, it even has a special property of Terrible; -8 accuracy and damage reduced by a third is, in fact, very very bad. Is the gun actually useful for anything ...
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Where are my Saved Games kept, and can I back them up?

I'm intrigued by Pillars of Eternity's Trial of Iron mode (essentially, IronMan mode, in which, to reinforce Permadeath, the game creates only one save file, and deletes all old save files each time a ...
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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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Does damage reduction apply fully to damage over time effects?

I just tried out my new Combusting Wounds spell, and the effect seemed to be rather underwhelming. I then noticed that my enemy has around the same damage reduction as the spell does damage over time. ...
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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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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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Does the Cloak of the Obsidian Order have any use?

I'm a Kickstarter Backer, so when I start a new character, in addition to my wonderful space pig and ring, I start with a cape! Specifically, the Cloak of the Obsidian Order. Which has some lovely ...
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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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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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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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Caed Nua - People seeking employment

In my Caed Nua log, it shows there is a guy seeking employment. I simply can't find the guy or a way to hire him through the Caed Nua interface. How is it done?
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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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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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Where is the the Great Hall Treasury Chest for spoils of the assigned adventures?

So I assigned Sagani to a Minor Adventure. The log says it was successful and the spoils should be found in the Great Hall Treasury Chest. Being a new master of the Stronghold I have no clue where it ...
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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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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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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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Where can I get lock picks?

I'm doing Raedric's Hold, and have gotten to the sanctuary. Sadly, to progress I need to unlock some doors and I'm out of picks. Where can I get more, preferably without travelling too far...
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Does the Healing Bonus item property increase Healing Done, or Healing Received?

I've found a few items, like Fulvano's Amulet pictured below, which have the Healing Bonus property; each states that it provides 1.15x healing. Which sounds great! Problem is, I don't know if it's ...
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Where can I find a gun as quickly as possible?

I was told this game has guns. But I've been playing for hours and seen absolutely no sign of one. Where can I acquire a gun for what I had hoped to make into my badass new Wizard With A Shotgun?
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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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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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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 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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How do I clear the Dragon in Level 5 of the Endless Paths?

Spoilers ahead, few hours into game! In game playing for 17 days, slain 259 enemies. Party all level 5. I've gotten to Endless Paths of Old Nua level 5 and I can't beat this dragon no matter how ...
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Where is the adra arch in Sagani “The Long Hunt” Part 2?

Where is the adra arch in the forest that the second part of the quest references?? I've checked all my maps and I can't for the life of me find it.
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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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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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Where are the cliffs for Sagani's quest The Long Hunt?

Sagani is looking for a guy named Persoq and all I know is that he is by "cliffs" overlooking the water (ocean?) Any idea which zone that's in?
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How to clear the lighthouse?

When you reach Ondra's Gift area in Defiance Bay, you'll meet a woman who mistakenly purchased an old lighthouse to convert it into an Inn. As you can probably guess there is a problem, which you can ...
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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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Who are the recruitable Companion NPC's, and where can I find all of them?

In addition to recruiting custom adventurers at the Inn (who are bland, boring, and lifeless stick figures with no dialog!), I know that Pillars of Eternity has a bunch of Companions I can recruit who ...
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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 ...