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Fighter Stances is an ability in Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire.


Items in italics are quoted directly from the game.

The fighter trains in the ability to adopt specialized fighting stances. Each stance excels at handling a different aspect of combat. Defender Stance is apt for holding fast against groups of enemies, Cleaving Stance is effective when attacking several enemies at once, while Warrior Stance is best for standing toe-to-toe against a single enemy.



  • A special ability that grants the Fighter a set of three "Stances" - a set of modal abilities that give combat-specific bonuses while they are active. Only one Stance may be active at a time, but the fighter may switch between them freely.