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Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-25-2002, 07:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 563
Posted By deathknight
Hrm clerics do get some powerful spells but I...

Hrm clerics do get some powerful spells but I don't think they are even in the same ballpark as a mage. There are too many "broken" spells in my opinion. Little loopholes like using projected image...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-25-2002, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 910
Posted By deathknight
Best bet is to go with your fists with your monk...

Best bet is to go with your fists with your monk but try and get celestial fury into the hands of someone in your party. Its not like you can give your monk's fists to anyone else ;)
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-13-2001, 10:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,794
Posted By deathknight
Hmm hard to say. BG II has refined the rpg genre...

Hmm hard to say. BG II has refined the rpg genre so well but there have been some huge leaps forward in some of the older games. When I think over all the games I have ever played and which one just...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-13-2001, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By deathknight
Celestial fury is one of my favorites for a...

Celestial fury is one of my favorites for a kensai. Not sure on best ac for a kensai but odly enough a kensai mage can get a much better ac than a straight kensai.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-13-2001, 09:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,515
Posted By deathknight
Jah makes a decent backup tank. I wouldn't send...

Jah makes a decent backup tank. I wouldn't send her into a fight alone but she can stand with the big boys if she has good eq and ironskins
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-10-2001, 02:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 756
Posted By deathknight
Sunray is totaly deadly on undead. With...

Sunray is totaly deadly on undead. With clerics,daystar and the helm of brilliance you can annihilate pretty much all undead in a room just right there. All those other strategies works real good too...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 10-09-2001, 11:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By deathknight
Its not a biggie except in the case of when you...

Its not a biggie except in the case of when you have like 50 million scrolls and are trying to make sure you memorized every single one. I find this very annoying as well.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-09-2001, 11:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By deathknight
Its not a biggie except in the case of when you...

Its not a biggie except in the case of when you have like 50 million scrolls and are trying to make sure you memorized every single one. I find this very annoying as well.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-09-2001, 11:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 795
Posted By deathknight
It is UNTRUE that you can go back to SoA after...

It is UNTRUE that you can go back to SoA after venturing into ToB. The only exception to this is the watchers keep area which is really not part of the story its just a new area added. The entire ToB...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-09-2001, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,000
Posted By deathknight
Umm I have NEVER seen or heard anything about the...

Umm I have NEVER seen or heard anything about the priests curing her before? I have always had to take her to the altar with the heart as rebel assault said. Is there an alternate way to complete...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-09-2001, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,347
Posted By deathknight
I agree totaly. Crom Faeyr is MADE for being...

I agree totaly. Crom Faeyr is MADE for being offhanded. the 25 strength is the only reason you want it. Its combat bonuses are really not that great so its just a really good magical hammer aside...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-09-2001, 10:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By deathknight
yes you get 2 free slots in dual wield from being...

yes you get 2 free slots in dual wield from being a ranger. For ToB you probably would want to go at level 12 or later for ToB. In SoA probably 12 or earlier. 12 to me seems like a good boundry. Wait...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-09-2001, 09:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,014
Posted By deathknight
Wow what a jerk! Heh didn't realize it was my...

Wow what a jerk! Heh didn't realize it was my turn to watch the boards 24/7 (heh the wrong board for this post too mind you!) and answer every question immediatly!

Dude did you even stop to...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-09-2001, 09:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,565
Posted By deathknight
Well my first comment is that you said you are...

Well my first comment is that you said you are playing a good party but you have vic so I see no reason why you can't play with edwin either.

That said if you play a ranger/cleric I would ditch...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-06-2001, 03:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,504
Posted By deathknight
Honestly I don't see this as much of a cheat. Its...

Honestly I don't see this as much of a cheat. Its stupid that the xp from learning a scroll is shared with the whole party. Its quite obvious that this can be done and I do not doubt it was brought...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-06-2001, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By deathknight
The staff of magi is in one of the buildings...

The staff of magi is in one of the buildings along the water (the door actually faces the water) right near where you found that underground tomb you mentioned. You will need a rogue stone to enter...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-06-2001, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 807
Posted By deathknight
Oh 1 more thing if you do as you suggested and...

Oh 1 more thing if you do as you suggested and remove minsc you will have only 1 character in your party that can use alot of the good swords. when you start stumbling across some very powerful items...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-06-2001, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 807
Posted By deathknight
No need for Jah if you are adding anomen. Anomen...

No need for Jah if you are adding anomen. Anomen wipes the floor with her bottom side. Having 3 clerics and a druid is a bit of over kill in that department. I agree it looks like you may want to add...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-06-2001, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,304
Posted By deathknight
Sorcerers are great fun. Its a rare occasion I...

Sorcerers are great fun. Its a rare occasion I need a spell that I cannot cast. A second mage (maybe a half a mage like aerie or something) is a good backup for those situations.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-06-2001, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Posted By deathknight
While there isn't alot of great katanas CF is one...

While there isn't alot of great katanas CF is one of the best weapons in the game hands down. I wouldn't go katana with more than 1 character but I also would try to make sure at least 1 person can...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-06-2001, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By deathknight
Oh and since you are going solo maybe you will...

Oh and since you are going solo maybe you will want to raise your first classes levels as high as you can without limiting your second class. What I mean is figure out at what level can you get to in...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-06-2001, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By deathknight
Once you regain your 1st classes abilities you...

Once you regain your 1st classes abilities you can spend your profiencies on anything your original class would allow even if your second class (like a mage) would not normally get those as a choice....
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-06-2001, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,497
Posted By deathknight
Wow suprised to hear someone say red is by far...

Wow suprised to hear someone say red is by far the hardest. The red dragon is tough but I think the black dragon in suldenesselar was much harder. The insect swarm is real rough on the spellcasters...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-06-2001, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By deathknight
Well if you need a thief Nalia is pitiful. As I...

Well if you need a thief Nalia is pitiful. As I always say seeing thief/mage as her class misleads people into using her and she is all but useless in that department. If you just want a mage then...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-06-2001, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,143
Posted By deathknight
I think in ToB the reddragon scale was changed to...

I think in ToB the reddragon scale was changed to be counted as magical armor. I had minsc wearing it when I upgraded and when he removed his +2 cloak he could not wear it again. Just a warning if...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-06-2001, 11:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,318
Posted By deathknight
You can use the timestop scroll an infinite...

You can use the timestop scroll an infinite amount of times.. Just cast project image or similacrum and have your copy use it. I seem to recall using 2 timestop scrolls in SoA but perhaps I got one...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-06-2001, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,187
Posted By deathknight
Umm that statement about a +5 scimitar is a bit...

Umm that statement about a +5 scimitar is a bit misleading. That is in the expansion ToB. There are not alot of good scimitars in SoA...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-06-2001, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 634
Posted By deathknight
I prefer level 12. You will get a last weapon...

I prefer level 12. You will get a last weapon prof as well as another +1 to hit and damage from your kensai ability. Some people recommend level 13 but I find it to be a very long wait (that 1 level...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-06-2001, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,263
Posted By deathknight
Longsword doesn't have as many standout you must...

Longsword doesn't have as many standout you must use this swords in it but it is packed with tons of weapons that are useful for specific situations. Daystar and flametongue are wicked on undead....
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-06-2001, 01:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,312
Posted By deathknight
You can fix your problems with girdle of...

You can fix your problems with girdle of constitution at any time. Once your con goes back down you lose the hps so no there is no loophole... BUT the duration on the girdle is quite long. Give it to...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-06-2001, 01:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,460
Posted By deathknight
Honestly I don't understand how people's monks...

Honestly I don't understand how people's monks die? I don't think my monk has died even once and I hardly consider myself the most careful player. Do you just send your naked monk in leading the...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-06-2001, 01:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 846
Posted By deathknight
? I don't even understand the trouble? the dragon...

? I don't even understand the trouble? the dragon takes you do the door spanks ya on the behind and everything. you just need to walk through the door she takes you too!...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-06-2001, 01:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By deathknight
Xzar? you mean edwin? anyways yeah it is a bummer...

Xzar? you mean edwin? anyways yeah it is a bummer although the evil npcs that do exist are actually quite powerful which is nice
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-06-2001, 01:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,345
Posted By deathknight
The fire elementals druids can summon are...

The fire elementals druids can summon are outstanding. Aerial servants are also great. Skeleton warriors are very durable with high magic resistance but don't do as nice damage.

All of those...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-06-2001, 01:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,589
Posted By deathknight
no dragon armors? the red dragon scale is one of...

no dragon armors? the red dragon scale is one of the best armors in the game? Most parties have more than 1 character that can use metal armor and I just don't see multiple suits that are better than...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-06-2001, 01:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 921
Posted By deathknight
hmm you may be screwed...

hmm you may be screwed...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-06-2001, 01:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 639
Posted By deathknight
Well Kensai CAN wear belts but yeah that other...

Well Kensai CAN wear belts but yeah that other stuff is a no go.
Kensai are ok on their own but get VERY powerful when dualed to some other classes. Thieves and mages are especially great since...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-06-2001, 01:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,643
Posted By deathknight
True sight is probably my favorite spell it can...

True sight is probably my favorite spell it can cast
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-05-2001, 01:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,964
Posted By deathknight
Well if you are going to wield only 1 weapon you...

Well if you are going to wield only 1 weapon you might want to go with the flail. Really crom faeyr seems to be made for dual wielding so putting it in the hands of someone that has another weapon is...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-05-2001, 12:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By deathknight
specialist mage + red wizard of thay = tons of...

specialist mage + red wizard of thay = tons of bonus spells
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-05-2001, 12:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,298
Posted By deathknight
Hrm well the suggestion of starting over as a...

Hrm well the suggestion of starting over as a cleric/ranger multiclassed might work for you in BG I but you will more than likely regret that come BG II. Take advantage of the loophole of casting...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-04-2001, 11:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By deathknight
I wouldn't multiclass. You won't have a full mage...

I wouldn't multiclass. You won't have a full mage until you get imoen back and you will already have a full cleric regardless of if you take anomen or vic(plus jah for some extra healing spells)....
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-04-2001, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,619
Posted By deathknight
Hmm I definatly would not consider a...

Hmm I definatly would not consider a fighter/druid a person for the back row! What good is a half druid gunna do back there? they hardly have many offensive spells. Whats the point of having a half...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-04-2001, 12:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,149
Posted By deathknight
IMHO if you go thief dual from a kensai or a...

IMHO if you go thief dual from a kensai or a berserker. Kensai is best if you go on to ToB.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-03-2001, 10:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,149
Posted By deathknight
I have played a cleric/fighter/mage. I thought he...

I have played a cleric/fighter/mage. I thought he was very strong. Then I played like a half dozen other classes that were better hehe. The problem is the slow leveling. Your fighter levels go up so...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-03-2001, 10:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,184
Posted By deathknight
Jan is definatly better thief than nalia (as...

Jan is definatly better thief than nalia (as someone else already stated she has just enough thief skills to be dangerous to the party. heh you THINK you are safe from traps since she is searching...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-03-2001, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 807
Posted By deathknight
maze is only temorary. To kill beholders you only...

maze is only temorary. To kill beholders you only need shield of balduran. Maze is harmless.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-03-2001, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By deathknight
I do seem to recall hearing a bug that caused him...

I do seem to recall hearing a bug that caused him to never die if you attacked him before he spoke (during his transformation).

It does take alot of pounding to kill him though since he hardly...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-03-2001, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By deathknight
99% of the time I find it impossible to roleplay...

99% of the time I find it impossible to roleplay a true neutral adventurer. They are like a contridiction in terms. Taking an active role in 1 side or the other often defeats the purpose of...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 10-03-2001, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,198
Posted By deathknight
Well definatly you need to get carsomyr for...

Well definatly you need to get carsomyr for keldorn. Also if you don't have the guantlets of dexterity for him those will help his ac alot.

Your kensai/mage shouldn't be taking damage like he is....
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