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Paladin orders, does much lore appear for them?

Discussion in 'Pillars of Eternity' started by chevalier, Sep 8, 2016.

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    Crazy Wayfarers, Darcozzi Mob Underbosses, Shield People With No Useful Abilities etc., do any interactions with their orders and any relevant links happen (e.g. with founders/superiors from outside Dyrwood), or is it just going to be a fancy reference on the char sheet and no real order business whatsoever?

    And yes, I know PoE pals are aura donors rather than the pricky preachy tanks with big smites and preppie haircuts we've all grown to love.
     
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    Although I like the characters, companions, in PoE In my opinion they do not have depth that the companions in BG games had.
     
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    Not as much as I'd like, unfortunately. If memory serves, it carries very little weight, at least in the base game.
     
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    So they basically dropped the Darcozzi as a name bomb without explaining it in the lore or something? Wow.
     
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    There is some lore about each order plus bits and pieces of related lore, but as far as I know, your order has virtually no involvement with your quest. If they added that for paladins, they'd have to add it for every class and I don't think there was enough resources or pressure from the playerbase for them to do that.
     
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    You'll have to roleplay to the orders favored behaviors, as any ranks in disfavored behaviors give penalties to your character, but in-game not a lot is mentioned about any of the orders - besides some occasional unique dialog options and in some item descriptions.
     
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