New Player Help for Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire is covered on this page, to guide new players and help them get started with this hardcore RPG. There are many things that are unique about Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire, so pay attention because it isn't an easy game.


New Player Help

How to rest in game?

Resting will restore characters to full Health, remove Maimed and other long-term afflictions, and restore all per-rest abilities, spells, talents, and item charges. In order to rest,  you need to find a safe location (no enemies around), and have camping supplies.


What is the difference between Endurance and Health?

When characters take damage, the damage is first applied to Endurance and then the same amount is applied as health damage.  However, a character has a larger pool of Health than Endurance. Once combat ends, endurance is regained rapidly, if a character's endurance becomes totally depleted, that character will fall unconscious and characters with already low Health can die. Health does not regenerate on its own, in order to restore your health, you must rest.


    • Anonymous

      15 May 2018 00:49  

      How do you restore health if resting doesn't work? I have a status affect on them. Lingering Frailty, and it has knocked their HP down by 15%, and it doesn't go away and they don't recover from it. I've rested now 72 hours total and nothing. Need any help offered.

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