Insight

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

Description[edit | edit source]

Items in italics are quoted directly from the game.
Conversations can be difficult to navigate. People may be evasive, lying, frightened, or preoccupied with other matters. Insight is used to empathize with someone and understand their underlying emotions and motivations.

Usage[edit | edit source]

As with other passive skills, Insight 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:
Cipher +2
Monk +2
Wizard +2
Background bonuses:
Artist +1
Philosopher +2

Buffs[edit | edit source]

Passive effects[edit | edit source]

unlimited – obtained during gameplay

Name Modifier Duration
Marofeto Liano's Training +1 Permanent

Equipment[edit | edit source]

unlimited – bonus while equipped

Type Item Enchantment Modifier
Amulet Wise Teeth Necklace Old Wisdom +1
Amulet The Third Eye [FS] Divine Intuition +3
Hat Cowl of the Piercing Gaze Woedica's Wisdom +1
Ring Chameleon's Touch Versatile +1 (as Cipher)

Pets[edit | edit source]

unlimited – bonus while equipped to either self or party

Pet Target Modifier
Xopn'aua Self +2

Prostitute boons[edit | edit source]

one – for the protagonist only, lasts until next rest.

Location Prostitute Modifier
Queen's Berth, The Wild Mare Ymir +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]


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