Piety of Theopolis
|Piety of Theopolis|
|Location(s)|| The Crematorium |
The Lunaris Temple Level 3
|Required for||Piety's Pets|
|Resistance(s)|| Resists Elemental Damage |
Resists Chaos Damage
|Skill(s)|| Lightning Ball |
Before the events of Path of Exile, Piety was known by the name Vinia in Oriath, where she funded her practise of thaumaturgy through prostitution. Due to her crimes she was condemned to burn in a pyre, but before her execution took place she supped with High Templar Dominus, who had come to hear her confession. However Vinia was able to convince Dominus to let her live. It is possible, though never directly stated, that she achieved this by sharing her knowledge of the powers lying dormant in Wraeclast. The fact that the banishment of criminals to the continent began after Vinia was pardoned by Dominus supports the theory. After Vinia was granted her amnesty she enjoyed the patronage of Dominus, who made her his right-hand woman and gave her the name "Piety" to reflect her new loyalties.
In Path of Exile
In-game the exiled player meets Piety for the first time when searching for Brutus in the Axiom Prison. Upon desdencing to the Warden's chambers the player interrupts a woman studying the necromantic writings of Shavronne. Surprised of meeting an exile in such a place, Piety introduces herself and vanishes to the shadows leaving the exile bewildered. After defeating the Warden the player runs into Piety yet again in Prisoner's Gate where Piety uses her thaumaturgy to raise Shavronne's old barricade, thus blocking the way inland and forcing the player to find an alternative route.
It is only after travelling all the way to the Chamber of Sins deep within Phrecia that the player again meets Piety who had been trying to acquire the Baleful Gem, a powerful thaumaturgical artifact of the Old Empire. Thankfully the Gem was not left unguarded by it's creator and Piety is forced to retreat. Before entering a portal of her own, she praises the player's skill and ushers him or her to find her in Sarn.
When reaching the Sarn encampment player is immediatly tasked to find Clarissa and Tolman who have been missing for some time now. After saving Clarissa from a Blackguard skirmish party, she instructs the player to find her lover in the Crematorium where he is kept captive by no other than Piety. After a short fight in the Crematorium, Piety manages to escape the player yet again.
After journeying through Sarn, the player is given a quest by Grigor to finally find and hunt down Piety in the Lunaris Temple across the river that splits Sarn. Piety had turned Lunaris into her personal laboratory where she along with her fellow scientist is attempting to create new Gemlings from humans, this hasn't yet beared any fruit, instead the once beautiful lunaris is now filled with horrible miscreations. Piety is finally slain by the Exile in the lowest level of Lunaris.
|Lightning Ball||A large ball of lightning that periodically damages the player.|
|Arc||Similiar to the player skill Arc.|
|Lightning Warp||Similiar to the player skill Lightning Warp.|
|Lightning Storm||Lightning bolts bombard the area where cast for several seconds.|
|Ice Shot||When she is in her ice form, she shoots multiple Ice Shots.|
The first fight with Piety takes place in the Crematorium where Piety can be found surrounded by several Blackguards. It is advised to draw out the Blackguards first and then proceed to attack Piety. Piety uses a wide range of Lightning spells during the fight so lightning resist is important in order to survive her attacks. When Piety's health drops to half she becomes immune to damage and retreats to a portal, leaving you victorius.
When the player enters in a portal located in a large elevated dais in the Lunaris Temple Level 3 he or she is teleported to a separate circle-shaped boss room where Piety waits. Players are advised to create a town portal for flask recharging and emergencies before confronting Piety in the opposite side of the area.
Upon reaching Piety, she taunts the player and produces the first red and blue portals. During the fight Piety changes between three different forms by running to these portals; in human form she casts powerful lightning spells, in the Fire form (Red Portals) she rushes to attack the player in melee, dealing heavy damage, and in the Ice Archer form (Blue Portals) she shoots out multiple ice arrows dealing cold damage to the player. Thus it is recommended for the player to be capped in each of the three elemental resistances.
Generally the Ice Archer form is considered to be the most dangerous of the three, and most players decide to take cover behind the poles and corpse piles, waiting her to transform back to human form. It is believed that these phases are timed; so when she turns back to human form, that is the best time to deal some damage. Players who have enough defenses can also engage the Fire form if they so choose. It should also be noted that when in melee form she seems to focus on mainly one target so when in a party, those playing a ranged character can score a few hits on her. From time to time she also summons few miscreations and blood elementals to serve as distraction, and more importantly as a way for the player to recharge flasks if need be.
Stronger versions of Piety can be found in the Temple MapTemple Map
Map Level: 71
Travel to this Map by using it in the Eternal
Laboratory. Maps can only be used once. or the Shrine MapShrine Map
Map Level: 77
Travel to this Map by using it in the Eternal
Laboratory. Maps can only be used once..
Text and Speech
Piety is voiced by New Zealand actress and comedienne, Penny Ashton.