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Disambig.png This article is about the ability in Pillars of Eternity. For the ability in Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, see Cleansing Flame (Deadfire).

Cleansing Flame is a priest ability in Pillars of Eternity.


Items in italics are quoted directly from the game.

The priest hurls a ball of holy fire at the enemy that purges its protections and speeds its doom. Does continuous Burn damage for five seconds and accelerates the timer for all beneficial effects on the target (except heals), as well as those of any continuous damage effects. Leaps to up to two additional nearby enemies.


  • Foe Target: 80 Burn damage over time
  • Foe Target: -5 seconds duration of active beneficial effects
  • Foe Target: +100% Damage Over Time tick rate
  • Foe Jump Targets (x2): Applies same effects as Foe Target