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Pillars Of Eternity 2 Deadfire Game Guide by

Pillars Of Eternity 2 Deadfire Game Guide

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Character background and occupation in Pillars of Eternity 2 Pillars Of Eternity 2 Guide and Walkthrough

Apart from the impact of the story, in Pillars of Eternity 2 background generates additional bonuses. Below, you can find a list of all the bonuses generated by particular options.

Background - Character background and occupation in Pillars of Eternity 2 - Character progression - Pillars Of Eternity 2 Deadfire Game Guide




+1 Resolve

Deadfire Archipelago

+1 Dexterity

Ixamitl Plains

+1 Resolve

Old Vailia

+1 Intellect


+1 Constitution

The Living Lands

+1 Might

The White that Wends

+1 Perception

Upon selecting the background, you can also choose your character's occupation. This results in further bonuses.


+1 Diplomacy, +1 Bluff, +1 Intimidation


+1 Survival, +1 Athletics, +1 Alchemy


+1 History, +1 Intimidation, +1 Stealth


+1 Streetwise, +1 Bluff, +1 Insight


+1 Survival, +1 Mechanics, +1 Alchemy


+2 Athletics


+1 Streetwise, +1 Athletics, +1 Intimidation


+1 Streetwise, +1 Diplomacy, +1 Bluff

Apart from the bonuses, this choice matters in terms of some of the dialogue options. Some characters can e.g. have the same origin as you, while others might condemn your character, as your people had a part in the popularization of slavery, etc.

It is a good to combine character's background with the previously chosen class and the general idea for the build!

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