Classes  wizard-multiclasses-poe2 Cipher + wizard-multiclasses-poe2 Monk
Power Source psionics-icon.png Psionics  mortification-icon.png Mortification
health-icon.png Health 40 Base +10 per level
accuracy-icon.png Accuracy 20/20
deflection-icon.png Deflection  20
fortitude-icon.png Fortitude  20
reflex-icon.png Reflex  20
will-icon.png Will  27

Transcendent Skills

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


"INGAME description"



Transcendent Tips & Builds

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




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)

Monk Subclasses



 Bonus: Begin combat with +1 Wounds (3 total). Helwalker monks gain +1 Might for each Wound they have.

 Penalty: Helwalker Monks take 5% more damage for each Wound they have.



 Bonus: All drug effects last longer. +1 wound and +50% Beneficial effect duration of drugs.

 Penalty: Crash penalties from drugs cause the monk to be unable to receive healing. -1 Wounds per 3s while not benefiting from drugs.

Shattered Pillar

 Bonus: Gain Wounds by melee weapon damage inflicted.

 Penalty: Cannot gain Wounds from damage received. The required threshold to gain Wounds is increased by 100%. Max Wound limit is decreased to 5.



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

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

Monk Abilities


Active Abilities

Passive Abilities


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