Crafting is the process of making or enhancing of equippable items. In Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire you can make consumable goods (such as food, potions and scrolls) or enchantments for weapons, armor, and shields which makes them more effective in combat.
Crafting can be performed outside of combat at any time. To begin crafting, you must have the right level and required ingredients. The crafting interface displays all recipes, broken down into categories, highlighting those that meet all prerequisite requirements. In instances where the player has enough resources to craft multiples of the same item, this will be noted with an “x” followed by the maximum number of possible repeated craftings (e.g. x4).
Recipes[edit | edit source]
Recipes allow you to easily view the combination of ingredients needed to create or enhance an item. Most of them are available from the start (although most are initially not craftable due to higher level requirement), with some being obtainable from NPCs. Higher level recipes usually need rarer ingredients. Almost all of the crafting recipes are used to either create consumables or to add/upgrade properties on existing items.
Crafting Recipes[edit | edit source]
Food[edit | edit source]
|Brew Battered Ysae||0||1||1||1||1|
|Forbidden Flesh Pie||0||1||1||1|
|Honey Wine Hen||0||2||1||2|
|Hot Razor Skewers||0||2||2||1|
|Smoked Rib Rack||0||4||1||1|
Potions[edit | edit source]
Poisons[edit | edit source]
|Corrosive Soul Essence||0||2||1||1|
Drugs[edit | edit source]
|Taru Turu Chew||0||3|
Scrolls[edit | edit source]
Bombs[edit | edit source]
|Unstable Soul Essence||150||3||1|
Enchanting recipes[edit | edit source]
Note: you can only upgrade an existing enchantment on a unique armor, weapon or shield, but you can't change an existing enchanting type or add a new enchantment. You can only upgrade each enchantment once, but some enchantments have different upgrade paths. e.g. Vion-ceth can be upgraded to superb but not to legendary and the weapons Wood Splitter enchantment can either be upgraded to Feller or to Wood Bane.
It's at the moment not possible to enchant non unique weapons, armor or shields(e.g. a superb dagger).
Materials[edit | edit source]
To craft or enhance an item, you must have the appropriate ingredients in your inventory. These materials may be bought, gathered, looted or salvaged. During the process the ingredients are usually used up, but sometimes they are reusable. And for recipes like enchantments, the main ingredient is not used up but is instead improved by the addition of a new bonus.
All enchanting is done using three ingredients: a critter part, a plant/herb, and a gem. The counts of each ingredient may vary, but there are always three ingredients. Additionally, there may be a copper cost that's subtracted directly from your total wealth.