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History is a passive skill in Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire.

Description[edit | edit source]

Items in italics are quoted directly from the game.

A broad skill, history covers the commonly-accepted narratives of Eora's civilizations and how they came to be. As this skill draws from many sources, a measure of folklore has been woven into many stories.

Usage[edit | edit source]

As with other passive skills, History is only used during conversations and scripted interactions, and otherwise has no effect on gameplay or combat mechanics whatsoever.

Initial bonuses[edit | edit source]

The following bonuses are applied as a result of a character's class and background.

Class bonuses:
Barbarian +2
Chanter +2
Priest +2
Wizard +2
Background bonuses:
Artist +1
Dissident +1
Explorer +1
Scholar +1

Buffs[edit | edit source]

Passive effects[edit | edit source]

unlimited – obtained during gameplay

Name Modifier Duration
Geirvard's Training +1 Permanent

Equipment[edit | edit source]

unlimited – bonus while equipped

Type Item Enchantment Modifier
Amulet Wise Teeth Necklace Old Wisdom +1
Ring Chameleon's Touch Versatile +1 (as Chanter)

Pets[edit | edit source]

unlimited – bonus while equipped to either self or party

Pet Target Modifier
Boras [FS] Self +1

Consumable items[edit | edit source]

unlimited – to the user for a duration

Type Item Modifier Duration
Unguent Blessed Incense +2 120 sec

Notable uses[edit | edit source]

Items[edit | edit source]

Type Item Enchantment Stat Formula
Cloak The Giftbearer's Cloth Steward of Memories Defenses (minus Deflection) (History * 0.5) + 5