Pathfinder: Kingmaker was released in 2018. This video game adaptation of the tabletop RPG managed to wow long-time fans, owing to deep systems and customization options. Now, we’ll see what the sequel, Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous, can offer. Character creation alone could take you hours, and you’ll start off as a wounded traveler who witnesses a demonic invasion. From here, you’ll meet up with companions, build an army, and eliminate vicious hordes as part of a crusade. Here’s our Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous guides and features hub to help you out.
Note: We’ll continue to add more guides for Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous, so stay tuned.
Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous – Guides and features hub
Features and starter guides
- Official review – Prepare for a long and arduous journey from the lands of Kenabres and beyond. There are countless factors to consider when you’re playing Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous. But, is the whole experience worth your while?
- Character creation guide – We discuss the basics of what you can expect when you spend hours on the character creation system.
- How to use custom portraits – Although there are lots of default options, you can add your own images if you feel like it.
- How to respec or retrain characters – So many feats to select and points to allocate, what if you make a mistake? Well, don’t fret since there’s a way to retrain your characters.
- Ideal race picks – There are several races to choose from, but a handful offer decent benefits.
- Class guide – Over two dozen classes can be selected in Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous by default. Here are some recommendations.
- Prestige classes – You can multiclass every time you level up (i.e., choose another class for its perks or spells). This is mostly done to fine-tune your build or unlock a prestige class.
- How long to beat the game – You’re bound to spend hundreds of hours.
All about companions
- How to get mounts and animal companions – Everyone wants a fuzzy furball, or even a scaly pal, to tag along.
- How to recruit all companions – It’s time to party up!
- Greybor: The Dragon Hunt – Help Greybor hunt down a rampaging dragon. You’ll even get to rescue the Storyteller (again).
- Camellia: Gwerm Mansion locked door – Camellia seems to be hiding a secret.
- Lann and Wenduag: How to get both – These two are often at odds, but you can get them both near the end of the campaign, while avoiding all the shenanigans.
- Trever (secret companion) – You can recruit Sosiel’s brother depending on specific actions and dialogues.
- Romance guide – Take relationships to the next level. Oh, and you can also romance the queen while you’re at it.
Prologue and Act I
- Shield Maze – Solve a couple of puzzles, one of which nets you the Radiance sword.
- Radiance upgrades – The weapon you got from the Shield Maze can be upgraded multiple times throughout the campaign.
- Tiefling Traitor/Stolen Moon – Find out who spilled the beans.
- Tavern Defense/A Stay of Execution – They don’t call it Defender’s Heart for nothing.
- Market Square – Here’s an overview of what you can expect in the first major area of the act.
- Feud of the Faithful: Ramien or Hulrun – In Market Square, you have to choose between these two feuding fanatics.
- Starward Gaze: Ilkes, Aranka, and Thall – The Desnan adepts are scattered, and you’ll need to find the trio. Maybe you’ll even unlock the Azata Mythic Path.
- A Common Cause: Where to find allies – Before you could even conclude the first act, you’ll have to recruit allies who’ll help your army.
- The Burning City: The Gray Garrison and its statue puzzle – You’ll be assaulting this citadel, facing off against dozens of demons, to reach the Wardstone.
- Conundrum Unsolved puzzle – Oh, what do we need to do with these slabs and symbols?
- Leper’s Smile – The fury of the swarm is here. You might just be able to find the stuff needed for certain Mythic Paths.
- Lost Chapel: A Strike from the Sky quest – Your companions have been taken, and it’s up to you to rescue them.
- Lost Chapel: Shrine of Desna and rescuing Arueshalae – If you manage to acquire some well-hidden items to solve a puzzle, we can recruit this friendly succubus early in our Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous campaign.
- The Crusade – This is considered as the meta-game in Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous. You’ll lead several armies against countless hordes.
- Sacred Lands puzzle/Weary Guardian quest – Step on the colored plates in the right order so you can make it to the exit.
- Missing Scouts – Find the scouts from Captain Seilkind’s squad.
- Areelu’s Laboratory – Learn more about Areelu’s plan.
- Ivory Sanctum – This major dungeon has a bunch of puzzles.
- Playful Darkness boss – This optional boss in the Midnight Fane is quite tough.
Act IV and Act V
- Abyssal Conspiracy achievement – This hidden achievement will have you uncover a conspiracy in Alushinyrra.
- Pulura’s Fall – There’s a puzzle based on astrology/zodiac signs.
- Ineluctable Prison – This dark dungeon has many traps and puzzles.
- Iz major decisions – There are several important decisions to make in this ruined city.
- Ending slides – Which conclusions can you see once you’ve cleared the Threshold dungeon?
Stuff from all throughout the campaign
- Nameless Ruins – What seemed like a regular companion quest for Nenio turns into an all-encompassing hunt for masks, followed by nearly a dozen puzzles.
- Secrets of Creation: Heart of Mystery – What started in Conundrum Unsolved will take you on an arduous trek to find slabs with symbols and finish more puzzles just to follow what the Ancient Ghost says.
- Secret Ending – There are dozens of requirements and “flags” that are necessary if you wish to obtain the secret ending.
- Main guide and checklist – Got what it takes to ascend?
- Midnight Bolts
- Nahyndrian Crystals
- Lexicon of Paradox
- Areelu’s Laboratory
- How to Save Suture
Mythic Paths – This special progression system is based on certain main quests that you’ve finished in your Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous campaign. You’ll gain massive boosts, and even the means to transform your character.
- Main guide and FAQ: Mythic Hero, Mythic Ranks, dialogue options, and the Angel, Demon, and Legend
- Aeon and Trickster Mythic Paths
- Azata Mythic Path
- Lich Mythic Path
- Gold Dragon Mythic Path
- Swarm-That-Walks Mythic Path
- Devil Mythic Path
Inevitable Excess DLC – This DLC in Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous is primarily for those who are ready for the endgame stage. It takes you to a parallel dimension which has an amalgamation of various locations and Mythic Path NPCs. There’s also a mechanic that involves Order and Chaos, as well as a particular method to get the secret ending:
- A Threat to This World/Other Side of Threshold
- Keystone Rifts
- Paradox secret ending
- Inevitable Darkness secret boss
- Valmallos Threshold and endings
Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous is available via Steam.