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Eternity Pillars of Eternity II Beta Thread [GAME RELEASED, GO TO NEW THREAD]

Discussion in 'Obsidian Entertainment' started by Infinitron, Nov 15, 2017.

  1. CptMace Self-Ejected

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    Why, Thaos of course. Those who decided not to fuck his soul up at the end of the first game will be granted the opportunity to reach to it, help it get reincarnate once again. His powers won't be near as important, of course, but he'll team up with the watcher to fuck Eothas up, or something. Thaos Cipher/Priest of Woedica confirmed as a companion for POE2.
    I figure you'd appreciate yet some more "unwise hope" :p
    Not that insane, if we consider BG as the benchmark for pillars, it's basically TOB's Sarevok.

    What I found interesting here though, is that there's a list for both Eothas and Gaun.
    edit : parabelus beat me to it. :argh:
     
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  2. Lacrymas Arcane

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    Xoti is a priestess of Gaun, so that isn't a mystery. If the spoiler subclass is only for an incidental NPC, why does it unlock stuff every level? It seems playable.
     
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  3. fantadomat Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck Edgy

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    And they were thematic and oozing atmosphere. Running back to fight bandit attacks was not fun.
     
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  4. Sizzle Arcane

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    A critical question is at last answered! :lol:

     
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  5. CptMace Self-Ejected

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    PL 9 Unlock - Citzal's Enchanted Armory || I foresee a must-have for fighter/wizard.

    PL 9 Unlock - Whirling Dervish || some love for close combat rangers !

    PL 9 Unlock - Sacred Sacrifice
    PL 9 Unlock - Divine Immolation || Paladins are fucking maniacs.

    PL 9 Unlock - Exploding Palm || A monk life is indeed a lonely life.

    PL 9 Unlock - Chopping Wood || To the contrary of the fighter, who fucks like crazy.

    Unless it has to do with respec, or the fact that companions join at level 1.
    Or maybe, it's more probably an optional multi-class option as stated before.
     
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  6. Ruzen Learned

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    Why are people so hung up on secondary things in games? The first game had a stronghold to fool around, it wasn't implemented well until 3-4 patches. Things like factions reacting, prisoners, etc... but nevertheless It was a good fun It wasn't like holding you back "the experience". Now we have pirate & magic thing and It's fun to get a different mini-games within the game. It's always to spice things in the town, questing, dungeon, reward cycle with different things. Maybe it will turn into money sink or maybe wasn't fun enough but straight out go against it just because some rpg purist agenda is a weak argument to me.
     
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  7. Sizzle Arcane

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    Maybe it's a special subclass for those who chose to empower Woedica at the end of PoE1.
     
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  8. Once more unto the Codex Learned Patron

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    Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
    Let’s not forget the Steel Garrote subclass. That is her Paladin order if I remember correctly.
     
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  9. Infinitron I post news Patron

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    Grab the Codex by the pussy Serpent in the Staglands Dead State Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Torment: Tides of Numenera Wasteland 2 Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 A Beautifully Desolate Campaign Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire Pathfinder: Kingmaker
    If Gaun is really a thing in this game, maybe in the end you'll have the option to turn Gaun into Eothas' primary identity.
     
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  10. Jenkem Cipher Patron

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    so are priests now the best spellcasters since they made wizards shit???
     
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  11. Jenkem Cipher Patron

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    I was under the impression that sailing will not be a seconadry thing like the stronghold in the first game was.. *which seemed tacked on to cover a stretch goal* patches made the stronghold mechanics better w/ more things to do but it was always an afterthought imo.. Sailing seems more integral and Sawyer seems to be doubling down on it if his recent bloggings and posts on SA are anything to go by
     
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  12. Lacrymas Arcane

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    In what category? Purely in damage terms, Chanters are the best due to summons. Now that I think about it, maybe they are the best at everything casting-wise, especially since their quite powerful AoE debuffs are instant and their buffs are their usual chanting.
     
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  13. Naesaki Novice

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    On the topic of Multiclassing would something like say Cipher/Chanter work well at all or would it be one of those thats spread a bit too thinly for it to be even remotely effective?

    The idea of it interests me but based on whats been said here and on the Obsidian forums, Cipher in PoE 2 is really underwhelming in the beta thus far.

    Another multiclass I like the idea of from an rp standpoint is Ranger/Chanter.

    Though I suppose outside of the higher difficulties and PoTD I guess you can really do whatever combination you like and not suffer too badly.
     
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    Can someone make an increased HP and increased csater damage mod? It should be just percentage scaling, shouldn't be anything too complicated.
     
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  15. CptMace Self-Ejected

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    I'm pretty sure everything will work® as it's the foundation of sawyerism. Now, Cipher/Chanter is interesting because there are plenty of ways to play them. Focus on summons, on cipher's spells or build on both classes' passives.
    But anyway, don't fear the potential lack of effectiveness. It's a party-based sawyerist game, you can afford to experiment anything buildwise.
     
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  16. Ulfhednar Learned

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    Hard to say since they're apparently doing a major overhaul for ciphers in the next beta update.
     
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  17. Lacrymas Arcane

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    Everything technically worked in the IE games, too. I'm currently in the middle of a gnome Thief/Cleric run through the entire BG saga and it technically works. It's not as crazy as Mage/everything else, but it's obviously doable and it's cool. It works with a party that is, but I don't see why it wouldn't work even solo. Well, maybe not in SCS, but I'm not particularly sure how a solo playthrough of SCS works in general.
     
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  18. Naesaki Novice

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    This is very true, I'm probably worrying for nothing in that regard :P

    Are they now, hmm guess will just have to wait and see on that front. I did really enjoy them in PoE tbh, so if I can get the same enjoyment that'll be grand, and I'll probably carry across my Ixamitl Cipher into Poe2.
     
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  19. tripedal Learned

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    You won't be able to get it if you multiclass though, no?
     
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  20. CptMace Self-Ejected

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    Would you suggest me to dual class my 500k xp archer into a cleric ? :smug:

    Ah you might be right indeed. Might be the spell worth building a pure wizard for close combat purposes, citzal style. I loved playing this build in twm2.
     
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  21. Lacrymas Arcane

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    That is a really fringe case. Why would you have 17 WIS as an Archer to be eligible for Cleric? Even so, when you get back your Archer skills, you still have a potent Cleric that has access to all Druid spells as well, even if you lose the main benefit of being an Archer. Doable, but fringe.
     
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  22. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    Did PoE2 change the party size? 6 seems overkill with multiclassing.
     
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  23. 2house2fly Erudite

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    Yes, party size is 5 now
     
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  25. Ent Learned

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    I'm pretty sure level 9 stuff is solo class only.
     
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