Play Dead is a Special Skill in Divinity Orginal Sin 2.
Play Dead Spell Book Location
- This skill is granted automatically to Undead.
Play Dead Requirements
- Costs 0 Memory
Notes and Tips
- If you have only one character engaged in battle, using this skill will stop the fight.
- Taking potions does not cancel the dead status.
- The undead can be healed/buffed by allies without breaking the status.
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Can you use this at the end of your turn? Meaning, let's say i have 4 AP this turn, and use two skills that cost 2 AP each. Does my turn automatically end, or will it then let me cast play dead?
Can you play dead against your co-op friends (for example in arena battles)?
Good for Shadowblade/Rogue builds. It's like having a second Chameleon cloak to drop aggro at the end of your turn. Makes you super slippery. Good for any melee who wants to push to the backline on turn 1 also.
This is simply the best skill in the game. Play Lone Wolf with two undeads and you can beat pretty much anyone through cheese. Play dead is a free fight reset meaning you can pick one enemy off, play dead making combat end, run off and heal to full, repeat until all enemies are dead. Me and my friend have beaten many higher level enemies on tactician using this.
You can use potions while playing dead (aka ‘Fane Death’)
Amazing skill. I've noticed there is one way you can still be targeted while using this skill, Mark of the Fang can still hit you if you are in the same line as an ally who is targeted. I died to a Decomposing Archer in Act 1 like this.
God tier skill, corner an enemy then play dead in front of it, enemy basically gets stuck for 3 turn, because it wont attack you nor can it move, rendering melee attack useless.
Laying around in combat makes it easy to heal an undead player while the enemy ignores them. Great for rogues that are in over their head. Good to set up a secondary ambush. Think of it a a break that all undead creature could use.
Most useless skill in the game.