Darkest Dungeon Wiki
Advertisement
Disambig This article is about the hero in the Butcher's Circus. For other appearances, see Vestal (disambiguation).
Vestal
Vestalportrait butcher
Base Stats & Resistences
MAX HP 37 Poptext stun Stun 25%
DODGE 5 Poptext move Move 20%
PROT 0% Poptext poison Blight 40%
ACC MOD +0 Poptext bleed Bleed 40%
CRIT 5.0% Poptext debuff Debuff 10%
DMG 7-12 Deathsdoor Death Blow 75%
Other information
Movement 1 forwards, 1 backwards.
Crit Buff Bonus +25% Healing Skills
Religious Yes


Combat Skills[ | ]

(All buffs and debuffs last for 3 rounds unless otherwise specified.)

Mace Bash
Vestal.ability.two Range Rank Target Damage Accuracy Crit mod Effect Self
Melee
Grey dotGrey dotYellow dotYellow dot
Red dotRed dotGrey dotGrey dot
+0% 90 4% Daze (100% base)
Further levels
Level 2 Base 100 0 None None
Level 3 Base 100 0 None None
Level 4 Base 100 0 None None
Level 5 Base 100 0 None None
Sound
None
Judgement
Vestal.ability.one Range Rank Target Damage Accuracy Crit mod Effect Self
Ranged
Yellow dotYellow dotGrey dotGrey dot
Red dotRed dotRed dotRed dot
-25% 90 9% Heal 5
Further levels
Level 2 Base 100 0 None None
Level 3 Base 100 0 None None
Level 4 Base 100 0 None None
Level 5 Base 100 0 None None
Sound
None
Dazzling Light
Vestal.ability.three Range Rank Target Damage Accuracy Crit mod Effect Self
Ranged
Yellow dotYellow dotYellow dotGrey dot
Red dotRed dotRed dotGrey dot
-75% 100 9% Stun (100% base)
Stress Stress +8
Further levels
Level 2 Base 100 0 None None
Level 3 Base 100 0 None None
Level 4 Base 100 0 None None
Level 5 Base 100 0 None None
Sound
None
Divine Grace
Vestal.ability.four Rank Target Heal Effect Self
Yellow dotYellow dotGrey dotGrey dot
Yellow dotYellow dotYellow dotYellow dot
11-14 Clear Horror
Further levels
Level 2 0 None None
Level 3 0 None None
Level 4 0 None None
Level 5 0 None None
Sound
None
Divine Comfort
Vestal.ability.five Rank Target Heal Effect Self
Yellow dotYellow dotYellow dotGrey dot
Yellow dotrYellow dotlrYellow dotlrYellow dotl
4-5
Further levels
Level 2 0 None None
Level 3 0 None None
Level 4 0 None None
Level 5 0 None None
Sound
None
Illumination
Vestal.ability.six Range Rank Target Damage Accuracy Crit mod Effect Self
Ranged
Grey dotYellow dotYellow dotYellow dot
Red dotRed dotRed dotRed dot
-75% 100 Bypass/Remove Stealth
-30 DODGE (100% base)
Stress Stress +10
Further levels
Level 2 Base 100 0 None None
Level 3 Base 100 0 None None
Level 4 Base 100 0 None None
Level 5 Base 100 0 None None
Sound
None
Hand of Light
Vestal.ability.seven Range Rank Target Damage Accuracy Crit mod Effect Self
Ranged
Grey dotGrey dotYellow dotYellow dot
Red dotRed dotRed dotGrey dot
-30% 90 5% +10 ACC
+35% DMG
+15% Death Blow Chance
Melee Skills
(4 rds)
Further levels
Level 2 Base 100 0 None None
Level 3 Base 100 0 None None
Level 4 Base 100 0 None None
Level 5 Base 100 0 None None
Sound
None

Tactical Analysis[ | ]

Using a Vestal[ | ]

Like the main campaign, the Vestal struggles to deal sufficient damage and is used to keep the party healthy. It is even easier to maintain party health in the Circus with her buffed healing skills, but Stress, DoT stacking, and Stuns will overwhelm her capabilities. That said, she also has a niche as a backline Stunner, with her Dazzling Light letting her control the enemy party's actions when she doesn't need to heal.

With a Vestal, it's good to put her in rank 3 or 4, out of harm's way and out of range of many stunning skills. However, be aware that she will still be a priority target as one of the best healers in the game. Pair her up with a Man-at-Arms so that he can protect her from harm, but also be aware of anything that can bypass Guards if you choose this. Equip the Vestal with an Exotic Snuff to compensate for her low Stun and Move resistance, because getting her dragged to the front will disable your main healing skills. A close-range skill like Mace Bash is also a good emergency attack if you do find her in that position.

The Silver Syringe is a great Trinket to use to amplify her healing ability, which can be replaced with the Idol of Purity once unlocked. The Brass Knuckles can augment her Stun rate of Dazzling Light, and can be replaced by the Tome of Fury which offers even more benefits to that skill. Illumination can become a close-range emergency attack that benefits off that Trinket too.

Fighting a Vestal[ | ]

As the best healer in the game who can keep the party together and bring them back from Death's Door repeatedly, the Vestal is a priority target. Pulling her up to position 2 or 1 will disable her healing skills, leaving her vulnerable to more Stuns and the rest of your assault. Pay attention to anyone who can guard her, though, as they can become an even bigger priority target over the Vestal. You might also want to consider Dazing the Vestal so that you can secure a Deathblow before she can heal them to safety.

As the Vestal has little in the way of Stress prevention, driving her into an Affliction can work to your favor. A Vestal passing her turn at an inopportune moment gives you the opening to pick off anyone at Death's Door.

DLC Exclusive Trinkets[ | ]

Trinket Image Trinket Name Rarity Class
Restriction
Prestige Level Unlocked Effect Additional Notes
Inv trinket idol of purity
Idol of Purity Ringmaster Vestal Prestige Level 27
  • +33% Healing Skills
  • -15% Stress


Inv trinket gleaming breastplate
Gleaming Breastplate Ringmaster Vestal Prestige Level 38
  • +15% PROT
  • +8% Death Blow Resist
  • -4% Crits Received


Inv trinket purgation talisman
Purgation Talisman Ringmaster Vestal Prestige Level 47
  • +25% DMG Melee Skills
  • +7% CRIT Melee Skills
  • +12 ACC
  • +20% Debuff Skill Chance


Inv trinket tome of fury
Tome of Fury Ringmaster Vestal Prestige Level 56
  • +15 ACC Ranged Skills
  • +40% Debuff Skill Chance
  • +30% Stun/Daze Skill Chance



view
Info Butcher's Circus
Heroes Abomination MiniScrollpip Antiquarian MiniScrollpip Arbalest MiniScrollpip Bounty Hunter MiniScrollpip Crusader MiniScrollpip FlagellantThe Crimson Court DLC MiniScrollpip Grave Robber MiniScrollpip Hellion MiniScrollpip Highwayman MiniScrollpip Houndmaster MiniScrollpip Jester MiniScrollpip Leper MiniScrollpip Man-at-Arms MiniScrollpip Musketeer Exclusive to The Musketeer DLC MiniScrollpip Occultist MiniScrollpip Plague Doctor MiniScrollpip ShieldbreakerExclusive to The Shieldbreaker DLC MiniScrollpip Vestal
Advertisement