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Aloth Corfiser
Biography and appearance
Race Wood elf
Gender Male
Culture Aedyr Empire
Background Gentry
Faction Leaden Key
Class Wizard
Level 2
Attributes Mig: 12 Con: 10 Dex: 15 Per: 12 Int: 16 Res: 13
Accuracy 35
Abilities Arcane Veil
Kalakoth's Sunless Grasp
Fan of Flames
Arkemyr's Dazzling Lights
Minoletta's Minor Missiles
Location Gilded Vale
Quests Two-Sided
Companion Permanent
Head Hood
Body Aloth's Leather Armor
Weapon Set 1 Rod
Weapon Set 2 Rapier

Aloth Corfiser is an elven wizard and one of the companions in Pillars of Eternity. Obsessive and dutiful, Aloth can be found in Gilded Vale near the entrance to the Black Hound Inn. If you sort out his little problem with the locals, he'll join up with you.

Background[edit | edit source]

Aloth is a 62-year-old slender elf with pale skin and straight, dark brown hair. Born in the Cythwood, part of the mainland of the Aedyr Empire, Aloth was brought up in a servile family and suffered from domestic violence at the hands of his father. The violence suffered resulted in an Awakening of his soul, effectively giving him something like a split personality. A past life female persona named Iselmyr surfaced and took occasional control of Aloth’s body, primarily as a defense mechanism. These developments have given Aloth a strong need for control in all aspects of his life.

Aloth studied to be an arcane knight, but lost favor after trying to inform instructors about a student-run animancy experiment that would eventually kill a dozen students. Subsequently he joined the Leaden Key, but became separated from the rest of his group and now operates completely cut off from the organization.

Aloth’s conflict is about his relationship to animancy and to the Leaden Key. Aloth wants to learn the reasons behind Waidwen’s Legacy and ideally help to fix it. Aloth suspects that animancy is an affront to the gods, but he comes to learn that it is the leader of the Leaden Key who is perpetrating the crisis. On the other hand, he sees animancy as something dangerous that nevertheless might help him out with his Awakening.

His arc ends with him either choosing to take up Thaos’ mantle and run the Leaden Key or to oversee its dissolution.

Companion Quest[edit | edit source]

Aloth's companion quest is Two-Sided which can be obtained by speaking to him after completing Never Far from the Queen.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Aloth was written by Carrie Patel.[1]
  • He is voiced by actor Matthew Mercer.[2]
  • Aloth has the unique background "Gentry", which is not available to players. It provides him +2 Lore.
  • Before PoE 1.03, Aloth had the following Attributes: Mig: 12 Con: 10 Dex: 11 Per: 16 Int: 16 Res: 13.

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