How to fix Pillars of Eternity Errors: Crash, Black Screen, Poor FPS, Freezing, Stuttering and more

How to fix Pillars of Eternity Errors

Pillars of Eternity is one of the greatest RPG games ever developed. It comes from the Fallout: New Vegas and South Park: The Stick of Truth developer, Obsidian Entertainment. The White March II expansion was released on February 2016.

The game has a few issues which the players have complained about. TheTech52 has compiled a list of most frequent bugs and glitches in the game along with their fixes. But also make sure that your PC meets the official system requirements to run the game. Check out them below.

Pillars of Eternity Official System Requirements

MINIMUM

  • OS: Windows Vista 64-bit or newer
  • Processor: Intel Core i3-2100T @ 2.50 GHz / AMD Phenom II X3 B73
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 4850 or NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT
  • Hard Drive: 14 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card

RECOMMENDED

  • OS: Windows Vista 64-bit or newer
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-2400 @ 3.10 GHz / AMD Phenom II X6 1100T
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Radeon HD 7700 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570
  • Hard Drive: 14 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card

How to fix Pillars of Eternity Errors: Crash, Poor FPS, Freezing, Stuttering and more

#1 Crash / CTD / Crash at startup issue in Pillars of Eternity fix:

This issue can be solved by a number of methods listed below.

  • Make sure you have the latest video card drivers installed on your system.
  • Run the game with administrator privileges to prevent such issues.
  • Disable AMD Crossfire from Catalyst Control Center
  • Another workaround needs you follow the steps below.
  1. Press Windows + R
  2. Paste “attrib -r -s c:/Windows/Fonts” and hit Enter
  3. Now go to C:/Windows/Fonts
  4. Delete UNCL font

This should fix the issue for most users.

#2 Game doesn’t start fix:

If you launched the game but nothing happens, you can follow the workaround to fix the issue. You need to verify the integrity of the game cache. If all else fails, re-install the game to get it working.

#3 Low FPS / lag / poor FPS in Pillars of Eternity fix:

If your game is running slow or you want to get those extra frames per second, you need to disable in in-game anti-aliasing. To do this, simply press ` key and type in the console “msaa 0” (without the quotes) and hit Enter. This disables the anti-aliasing features and results in a significant boost in the gameplay.

#4 Game stuck after loading issue in Pillars of Eternity fix:

If your Ranger animal companion is getting stuck after loading the save game, then you need to close the client. Then, relaunch it and load the last save which should fix the issue.

#5 Stuttering / Micro stuttering in Pillars of Eternity fix:

To fix stuttering / micro stuttering in Pillars of Eternity, disable all the unnecessary background tasks. Also, turn off your anti-virus software temporarily.

More issues and solutions will be updated in this article. If you are troubled by a certain issue, feel free to ask out.