Pillars of Eternity 2 Deadfire Companions Locations Guide – Recruit, Likes, Dislikes, Quests

Pillars of Eternity 2 Deadfire Companions Locations Guide

Friendly NPCs in Pillars of Eternity 2 Deadfire are of 2 types i.e. companions and sidekicks. You can recruit companions during the course of your journey to help you in battles and build relationships with them. Companions in Pillars of Eternity 2 Deadfire have their distinct likes, dislikes, questlines, and traits. Depending on your interactions with these companions, you can even unlock the option to romance some of them.

Pillars of Eternity 2 Deadfire Companions

Sidekicks, on the other hand, have fewer interactions as opposed to companions. Moreover, you can’t romance sidekicks. Before we start, here are all the companions in Deadfire:

  1. Aloth
  2. Eder
  3. Maia
  4. Pallegina
  5. Serafen
  6. Tekehu
  7. Xoti
  8. Ydwin
  9. Rekke
  10. Konstanten

The following are all the companions, their locations, class options, likes, and dislikes.

1. Pillars of Eternity 2 Deadfire Companions – Aloth

After cleaning the Engwithan Digsite arena, speak with Benessa to recruit Aloth as Engferth. You can do so before or after acquiring the notes. In case you fail to recruit him in the Engwithan, you’ll et another chance after arriving at Governor Clario’s Estate in Port Maje. Aloth’s available class options include Wizard, Battlemage, and Spellmage. The following are his likes and dislikes:

Likes Dislikes
Dutiful: People who complete their duties responsibly.
Autonomy: People who believe kith should’ve determined their own future.
Stewardship: People who believe in benevolent authoritarianism.
Irresponsibly: People who don’t complete their duties responsibly.
Pride: People who flaunt their achievements.
Traditions: Don’t like people who stick to old traditions and values.

2. Eder

To recruit Eder in Pillars of Eternity 2 Deadfire, you need to ensure that he remains alive in your Path of Exile Legacy choice. Once you’ve done that, return to your body and you’ll meet him naturally. However, you must do so before reaching the land.

With Eder, the class options that you’ve include Fighter, Rogue, and Swashbuckler. The following are Eder’s likes and dislikes in the game:

Likes Dislikes
Anti-Leaden Key: Doesn’t like Leaden Key.
Animal Kindness: Appreciates kindness toward animals.
Pro-Eothasians: Likes the people of Eothas.
Lighthearted: Appreciates jokes even in the darkest of times.
Traditional: Likes the cultural values and people who adhere to them.
Animal Cruelty: People who aren’t kind toward animals.
Anti-Eothasians: Don’t like people who are hostile toward Eothasians.
Pro-Leaden Key: Distrusts the Leaden Key.

3. Maia

To recruit her, you need to meet with the Queen alongside her diplomats and meet Maia at Kahanga Palace in the Serpent’s Crown, Neketaka. If you fail to meet her here, you’ll get another chance at Hazanui’s Office in The Brass Citadel.

Maia’s available class options include Ranger, Scout, and Geomancer. The following are her likes and dislikes:

Likes Dislikes
Dutiful: People who complete their duties responsibly.
Lighthearted: Appreciates jokes even in the darkest of times.
Provincial: Prefers provincial expressions.
Pro-Ritual: Likes Rauatai and the Royal Deadfire Company.
Resourceful: Likes independent and resourceful people.
Animal Cruelty: People who aren’t kind toward animals.
Pro-Huana: Doesn’t like people who approve of the the native Huana. And its tribes.

4. Pallegina

Pallegina’s location in Pillars of Eternity 2 Deadfire depends on your choices in the original Pillars of Eternity – how you dealt with the ducs. Here are all the possible locations of Pallegina in Deadfire:

Obeyed the Ducs: In the palace with the Queen and her diplomats
Disobeyed the Ducs: Speak with the Queen in the Kahanga Palace and find her in Vailian Trading Company HQ

Once recruited, you’ll have Paladin, Crusader, and Herald as class options. The following are her likes and dislikes:

Likes Dislikes
Antireligious: Prefers to avoid gods and religions.
Pro-Animancy: Prefers Animancy for progression.
Dutiful: People who complete their duties responsibly.
Pro-Godlike: Doesn’t like people who worship gods and like them.
Piety: Doesn’t like piety.
Racism: Hates racism and people with racist attitude.

5. Serafen

Once you’ve repaired the Defiant and leave Port Maje, Serafen will begin chasing you. Simply talk to him and you’ll have the option of recruiting him to your ranks. Your available class options include Barbarian, Cipher, and Witch. The following are his likes and dislikes:

Likes Dislikes
Skulduggery: Prefers the way of lies and deceit to get work done.
Lighthearted: Appreciates jokes even in the darkest of times.
Impassioned: Is passionate about everything and likes people who share similar thoughts.
Wordly: Likes to have a modern outlook on life.
Anti-Principi: Likes the pirates of the Principi sen Patrena.
Racism: Hates racism and people with racist attitude.

6. Tekehu

In order to find Tekehu in Pillars of Eternity 2 Deadfire, you need to head over to the Watershaper’s Guild in Periki’s Overlook, Neketaka. The available class options include Druid, Chanter, and Theurge. The following are his likes and dislikes in the game:

Likes Dislikes
Progressive: Likes progressive thinkers and ideas.
Pro-Godlike: Likes people who worship gods and like them.
Piety: Like piety and people who practice it.
Pro-Huana: Likes people who approve of native Huana and its tribes.
Lighthearted: Appreciates jokes even in the darkest of times.
Pride: Likes people who are full of themselves, believe in their abilities, and don’t hide it.
Pro-Rauatai: Doesn’t like people who approve of Royal Deadfire Company.
Anti-Huana: Doesn’t like people who are against the native Huana.

7. Xoti

To recruit Xoti in the game, you need to head over to the Children of Dawnstars camp in Port Maje and meet here after the baptism. If you didn’t talk to her then, you can head over to the Sacred Stair in Neketaka.

With Xoti, the available classes at your disposal include Priest, Monk, and Contemplative. The following are her likes and dislikes:

Likes Dislikes
Pro-Eothasians: Likes the people of Eothas.
Lighthearted: Appreciates jokes even in the darkest of times.
Impassioned: Is passionate about everything and likes people who share similar thoughts.
Wordly: Likes to have a modern outlook on life.
Anti-Religious: Doesn’t like people who don’t believe in ods and religions.
Irresponsibility: Doesn’t prefer when others don’t perform their duties well.
Skulduggery: Doesn’t prefer people who use lies and deceit to get their work done.

8. Ydwin

To find Ydwin in Pillars of Eternity 2, you need to head over to Spire of the Soul-seers Rooftop. The available classes include Rogue, Cipher, and Mindstalker.

9. Pillars of Eternity 2 Deadfire Companions – Rekke

To find Rekke in Pillars of Eternity 2 Deadfire, head over to the rightmost edge of the map – toward the east of Neketaka. Once there, you’ll find some barrels in the water. In this area, you’ll get the option of recruiting Rekke to your cause. With Rekke, the available class options include Fighter, Monk, Brawler.

10. Pillars of Eternity 2 Deadfire Companions – Konstanten

To recruit Konstanten in the game, find him in The Wild Mare at Queen’s Berth in Neketaka and promise him riches – a lot of them. Your class options include Chanter, Barbarian, and Howler.

These are all the NPC companions and their locations in Pillars of Eternity 2 Deadfire.

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