Spiritshift

From Pillars of Eternity Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
All spiritshift ability icons

The druid can assume a variety of anthropomorphized forms, with new abilities inspired by the emulated creature. Druids cannot hold weapons while spiritshifted, but they can always cast spells. Spiritshifts deal damage of a different type depending on the form, and are granted unique abilities and items. The exact duration is 15 seconds, increased by 5% for each point of the character's Intellect.

The spirit form is chosen during Character Creation, as part of class selection.

Spirit forms[edit | edit source]

Druids choose a spirit form at character creation. The reason for choosing one form over another will be for the abilities each one inherently comes with. Available spirit forms are:

Icon Form Damage Spiritshift Abilities Weapon Armor
Spiritshift bear icon.png Bear Slash Spiritshift Bear Druid Bear Claws Spiritshift Bear Hide
Spiritshift Bear (Deadfire) Druid Bear Claws (Deadfire) Spiritshift Bear Hide (Deadfire)
Spiritshift boar icon.png Boar Pierce Spiritshift Boar Druid Boar Tusks Spiritshift Hide
Spiritshift Boar (Deadfire) Druid Boar Tusks (Deadfire) Spiritshift Hide (Deadfire)
Spiritshift cat icon.png Cat Slash Spiritshift Cat Druid Cat Claws Spiritshift Hide
Spiritshift Cat (Deadfire) Druid Cat Claws (Deadfire) Spiritshift Hide (Deadfire)
Spiritshift stag icon.png Stag Pierce Spiritshift Stag Druid Stag Horns Spiritshift Hide
Spiritshift Stag (Deadfire) Druid Stag Horns (Deadfire) Spiritshift Hide (Deadfire)
Spiritshift wolf icon.png Wolf Pierce Spiritshift Wolf Druid Wolf Teeth Spiritshift Hide
Spiritshift Wolf (Deadfire) Druid Wolf Teeth (Deadfire) Spiritshift Hide (Deadfire)
Exclusive spiritshifts
Spiritshift cat icon.png Stelgaer Slash Spiritshift Stelgaer

(Pillars of Eternity only)
This form is exclusive to Hiravias. It lacks a description, but is otherwise identical to Cat.

Druid Cat Claws Spiritshift Hide
Spiritshift wereshark icon.png Shark Pierce Spiritshift Shark

(Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire only)
This form is exclusive to Tekehu

Druid Shark Teeth Spiritshift Hide (Deadfire)
Spiritshift storm blight icon.png Storm Blight Shock Spiritshift Storm Blight

(Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire only)
Exclusive to Fury subclass

  • Shifting Storm – Break engagement with all enemies in a 12m radius, Immune to Engagement for 1.0 sec
  • Storm's Rage – Target: 32-48 Shock, If successful: Stunned for 8.0 sec
Elemental Claws (Spiritshift Storm Blight) Elemental Corpus (Spiritshift Storm Blight)

Spiritshift weapon and armor[edit | edit source]

All druid's equipment is inaccessible during transformation and any bonus it provides is lost (with the only exception of Wildstrike Belt), but every form comes equipped with a set of special weapon and armor. This weapon is considered unarmed dual wielding with average base attack speed (with the exception of Cat and Stelgaer - see table above), and its damage and Accuracy rating scales with the wielder's character level.

  • In Pillars of Eternity:
    • All spiritshift weapons deal 16-25 damage (Damage Types vary), are granted a +5 Damage Reduction bypass, and gain additional Damage and +4 Accuracy (vs. Deflection) every 3 character levels from - but not including - level 1 (4, 7, 10, etc.)
    The bonus damage is calculated exponentially with 1.15 ^ x, where x is 0 at levels 1-3, 1 at levels 4-6, 2 at levels 7-9, etc.
    • All spiritshift armors have 8 DR (with the exception of Spiritshift Bear Hide, which has 10), have no recovery speed penalty, and are granted +2 Base DR every 3 character levels from - but not including - level 1 (4, 7, 10, etc.)
  • In Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire:
    • All spiritshift weapons deal 13-19 damage (with the exception of Elemental Claws - Damage Types vary), and gain the enchantment Scaling: +4 Accuracy, +15% Damage, and +1 Penetration every 4 character levels from - but not including - level 1 (5, 9, 13, etc.).
    • All spiritshift armors have 8 AR (with the exception of Spiritshift Bear Hide, which has 10), have no recovery speed penalty, and are granted +1 Base AR every 4 character levels over - but not including - level 1 (5, 9, 13, etc.).
Spiritshift equipment scaling
Level Pillars of Eternity Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire
Weapon Armor Weapon Armor
Damage Accuracy DR Damage Accuracy Penetration AR
1 +0%
(16-25)
+0 Accuracy 8 +0%
(13-19)
+0 Accuracy +0 (9) +0 (8)
2
3
4 +15%
(18-29)
+4 Accuracy 10
5 +15%
(15-22)
+4 Accuracy +1 (10) +1 (9)
6
7 +32.25%
(21-33)
+8 Accuracy 12
8
9 +30%
(17-25)
+8 Accuracy +2 (11) +2 (10)
10 +52%
(24-38)
+12 Accuracy 14
11
12
13 +75%
(28-44)
+16 Accuracy 16 +45%
(19-28)
+12 Accuracy +3 (12) +3 (11)
14
15
16 +101%
(32-50)
+20 Accuracy 18
17 Player character level cap +60%
(21-30)
+16 Accuracy +4 (13) +4 (12)
18
19
20

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The Wolf Spiritshift is supposed to "move quickly" like its description indicates but does not actually provide any Movement increase.
  • The weapons of the Spiritshift forms work with the talents Weapon Focus Peasant and Two Weapon Style.
  • Shifting originally lasted for the duration of the combat or until you choose to shift back[1][2], but that is no longer the case.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

References[edit source]