Classes wizard-multiclasses-poe2 Cipher + wizard-multiclasses-poe2 Wizard
Power Source psionics-icon.png Psionics arcane-icon.png Arcane
health-icon.png Health 38 Base +8 per level
accuracy-icon.png Accuracy 20/20
deflection-icon.png Deflection 20
fortitude-icon.png Fortitude 17
reflex-icon.png Reflex 17
will-icon.png Will 30

Hierophant Skills

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Hierophant is a Multiclass in Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire. To acquire this class, you just need to have a Wizard class and a Cipher class.


"INGAME description"



Hierophant Tips & Builds

  • A full list of builds for all classes can be found on the Builds page.
  • Specific Hierophant Builds include: ??
  • Hierophant Power Level Notes
  • Hierophant Gameplay Tips




Wizard Subclasses


wizard-pillars-of-eternity-2-deadfire Conjurer

 Bonus: Gain +1 Power Level with Conjuration Spells.
Gain "Conjure Familiar" spell: Summons a helpful creature to aid the wizard. Familiars are poor at combat, but provide passive bonuses to their master.

 Penalty: Lose access to spells from Evocation and Illusion schools.
+20% Recovery Time for Wizard Spells not of the Conjuration School.



 Bonus: +1 Power Level with Enchanting Spells.
Gain "Free Action" passive: Once per encounter, when the wizard is affected by a Dexterity Affliction, they will clear that effect and become temporarily immune to Dexterity Afflictions.

 Penalty: Lose access to spells from Illusion and Transmutation schools.
+20% Recovery Time for Wizard Spells not of the Enchanting School.


wizard-pillars-of-eternity-2-deadfire  Transmuter

 Bonus: +1 Power Level with Transmutation Spells.
Gain "Form of the Fearsome Brute" spell: Transforms the wizard into an Ogre. While in this form, spells are disabled, but physical attributes are increased.

 Penalty: Lose access to spells from Enchanting and Evocation schools.
+20% Recovery Time for Wizard Spells not of the Transmutation School.

wizard-pillars-of-eternity-2-deadfire  Evoker

 Bonus: +1 Power Level with Evocation Spells.
Your evocation spells have a small chance to "echo", reapplying their damage and effects to their targets again, instantly.

 Penalty: Lose access to spells from Transmutation and Conjuration schools.
+20% Recovery Time for Wizard Spells not of the Evocation School.


wizard-pillars-of-eternity-2-deadfire  Illusionist

 Bonus: +1 Power Level with Illusion Spells.
Gain "Reflexive Mirror" passive: Once per encounter, when first attacked, automatically gain the effects of the spell "Mirrored Images".

 Penalty: Lose access to spells from Conjuration and Enchanting schools.
+20% Recovery Time for Wizard Spells not of the Illusion School.


Cipher Subclasses


 Bonus: Max focus is increased by 5. Reaching Max focus grants "Ascended" effect temporarily, increasing power level and reducing power focus cost to 0. Soul Whip does not turn off while Ascended and provides more bonus damage during Ascended.

 Penalty: While not Ascended, receive a penalty to Cipher's Power Level (-1). While not Ascended Soul Whip does much less damage, but generate more Focus. When Ascended fades, reduce focus to 0.



 Bonus: All Deception cipher spells have +20% range. +6 Focus on scoring Hits with Deception against FlankedBody AffiliationMind Affiliation targets.

 PenaltySoul Whip provides less bonus damage and reduced Focus against targets that are not vulnerable to Sneak Attack.

Soul Blade

 Bonus: Gains "Soul Annihilation" ability: a soul-enhanced melee strike that consumes the cipher's remaining power pool to converts it into Raw damage on the target. Shred Cipher spells cost less focus (-5). 
Downing an enemy with a Melee Weapon temporarily grants Concentration (Prevents Interrupts) and raises Max Focus by +10 for 30.0 seconds.

 Penalty: Max Focus is reduced by -5. (Combat starting amount as well begins at 2/25 vs 7/30 for Cipher)


Wizard Abilities in Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire are actions that may only be performed by characters of the Wizard class, its subclasses or its Multiclassess. All abilities are divided into active and passive abilities.

The Wizard Ability Tree characterizes for focusing on ?? and is well-complemented by a ?? build.


Wizard Abilities


Active Abilities

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Cipher Abilities in Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire are actions that may only be performed by characters of the Cipher class or its hybrids. All abilities are divided into active and passive abilities.


Cipher Abilities


Active Abilities

Passive Abilities


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