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Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 10-07-2006, 02:19 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,951
Posted By Desuma Malevois
Unfortunately my knowledge of pnp AD&D is mostly...

Unfortunately my knowledge of pnp AD&D is mostly limited to 1st edition rules, but, assuming the rule didn't get dropped from 2nd edition, a 19 CON is supposed to confer an extra +1 to certain saves...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 08-17-2006, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By Desuma Malevois
IIRC Edwin and Keldorn will get into it after a...

IIRC Edwin and Keldorn will get into it after a while; however, my game is heavilly modded so it may be from one of my mods.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 08-11-2006, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By Desuma Malevois
If you're using the particular soundset that I'm...

If you're using the particular soundset that I'm thinking of, then you might have better luck posting your question on Sorceror's Place message boards as the creator of the soundset, Caradhras, still...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 08-07-2006, 11:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By Desuma Malevois
Have you checked the "movie volume" slider under...

Have you checked the "movie volume" slider under Options==>Sounds?
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 08-07-2006, 11:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,131
Posted By Desuma Malevois
According to a walk-through I have, Dermin will...

According to a walk-through I have, Dermin will spawn only if you are in an outdoors area or at the de'Arnise Keep. In addition, I've had the romance hang on me before when I'd be close to the edge...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-31-2006, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,023
Posted By Desuma Malevois
Eh? I seem to recall trying to sell to her before...

Eh? I seem to recall trying to sell to her before with no luck; however, I believe that one appears at night by the house where you find Neb.

My favorite fence is Jayes, who can be found on the...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-30-2006, 09:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,023
Posted By Desuma Malevois
I could be wrong about this, but as I recall only...

I could be wrong about this, but as I recall only one of the two shady merchants in the Slums will accept stolen goods. The one that can be found by the temple of Ilmater will, while the one by the...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-25-2006, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By Desuma Malevois
Unless it's a random drop, I usually don't find...

Unless it's a random drop, I usually don't find them until Ust Natha.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-25-2006, 04:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By Desuma Malevois
I don't know about the global, but in an...

I don't know about the global, but in an (unmodded) game Bodhi will not side with you if you have the Thief stronghold.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-17-2006, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 492
Posted By Desuma Malevois
As you enter the Bridge district go to the upper...

As you enter the Bridge district go to the upper right corner. There's a narrow pathway that leads behind the building. The Fallen Paladins are in the clearing that the pathway leads to.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 06-11-2006, 12:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,744
Posted By Desuma Malevois
Oops, sorry about that. graemlins/blush.gif ...

Oops, sorry about that. graemlins/blush.gif I've got v13. graemlins/blush.gif Never mind. smile.gif
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 06-10-2006, 10:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,744
Posted By Desuma Malevois
I was actually talking about saving before you...

I was actually talking about saving before you talk to the brother in the Temple Ruins. I'll include a spoiler below explaining why............
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Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 06-10-2006, 12:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,744
Posted By Desuma Malevois
Here's another hint once you do find him. Save...

Here's another hint once you do find him. Save before you talk to him, because you might find it necessary to cast a certain spell on him first (at least I always do, because otherwise he ends up...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 06-05-2006, 12:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By Desuma Malevois
Perhaps, despite Minsc's reports to the contrary,...

Perhaps, despite Minsc's reports to the contrary, either Dynaheir wasn't actually dead or Irenicus had her raised. Jonboy could have been keeping her for the purpose of performing experiments on...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 06-04-2006, 02:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By Desuma Malevois
Well, I missed it the first time I walked in the...

Well, I missed it the first time I walked in the building at any rate. If the brightness control is set to its default and one is not looking carefully, I think the ladder could be missed. Anyway,...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 06-03-2006, 04:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By Desuma Malevois
It's hard to see, but one of the buildings has a...

It's hard to see, but one of the buildings has a ladder inside that takes you to the rooftop, where there are more ladders waiting. It might help to turn up the brightness settings of your game.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 06-03-2006, 04:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,035
Posted By Desuma Malevois
I've been known to use Enchanted Weapon in...

I've been known to use Enchanted Weapon in Chateau Irenicus, where better weapons aren't available, but never once I get out. Still, it counts as using the spell....
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 06-01-2006, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,591
Posted By Desuma Malevois
In addition to the reasons that Dundee & Six list...

In addition to the reasons that Dundee & Six list above, I also dualled the Shapeshifter to Fighter for the weapon specialization bonuses. Weimer's "Rebalanced" Shapeshifter treats the werewolf claws...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 05-30-2006, 03:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,591
Posted By Desuma Malevois
I've run a Shapeshifter -> Fighter once before,...

I've run a Shapeshifter -> Fighter once before, and he was able to wear armor and shapeshift; however, as I recall this was an older version of Weimer's "rebalanced" shifter, so it might be...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 05-28-2006, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,591
Posted By Desuma Malevois
Your answer is yes. BTW, you'll only be able to...

Your answer is yes. BTW, you'll only be able to dual him to fighter, not ranger.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 05-27-2006, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 295
Posted By Desuma Malevois
I don't think that nishruu can do that, but I'm...

I don't think that nishruu can do that, but I'm not absolutely sure - I generally try to kill them before they get too close to my party. Another possibility is that the item was dropped while under...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 05-27-2006, 12:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By Desuma Malevois
So use True Moose's technique to get the...

So use True Moose's technique to get the Purifier, then get Blackrazor and dual wield them. Sounds like fun! (I keep getting this mental image of the hands holding the swords trying to fight each...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 05-23-2006, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 846
Posted By Desuma Malevois
One could always leave and let the spell's...

One could always leave and let the spell's duration expire. smile.gif
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 05-21-2006, 10:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,801
Posted By Desuma Malevois
19 STR = +3 to hit, +7 damage. 18/?? STR...

19 STR = +3 to hit, +7 damage.

18/?? STR ranges from +1 - +3 to hit, +3 - +6 damage.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 05-21-2006, 06:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,801
Posted By Desuma Malevois
Dwarves are supposed to get extra saving throw...

Dwarves are supposed to get extra saving throw bonuses because of high CON that half-orcs don't. The half-orc's extra STR shouldn't be much of an issue because there are items that can grant the...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 05-20-2006, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 551
Posted By Desuma Malevois
Sometimes after throwing MMMs I notice that my...

Sometimes after throwing MMMs I notice that my character won't attack, either, but it's fixable by going to the inventory screen and rearming or clicking on my weapon a couple of times in the main...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 05-20-2006, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By Desuma Malevois
Shadowkeeper is my friend! It takes me long...

Shadowkeeper is my friend! It takes me long enough to finish a game of BG2 anyway, without having to 'experience" BG1 again for the umpteenth time, so I'm perfectly content to SK in not only the stat...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 05-15-2006, 04:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,674
Posted By Desuma Malevois
I agree with much of what you say. In fact, after...

I agree with much of what you say. In fact, after experiencing the game once with tactics installed, I uninstalled most of the components. I enjoy BG2 much better that way.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 05-15-2006, 04:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,674
Posted By Desuma Malevois
Ah, I see now. I had only thought of having the...

Ah, I see now. I had only thought of having the SWs pre-summonned, and since 5 skeletons + 1 sacrifice = 6, you can see my confusion. I shall definitely have to try this. Thanks.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 05-13-2006, 11:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,674
Posted By Desuma Malevois
Out of curiosity, do you have time to summon the...

Out of curiosity, do you have time to summon the last one and cast Haste after the demon knights appear, or do you use Project Image to get around the summoning limit? I might have to try this on my...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 04-27-2006, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By Desuma Malevois
According to the Readme, Yoshi has some added...

According to the Readme, Yoshi has some added content. A small quest of Mazzy's is repaired - the fix is also available elsewhere so you may have already installed. Without getting spoilerish I'll...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 04-27-2006, 01:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By Desuma Malevois
He's talking about the Crooked Crane in the Gate...

He's talking about the Crooked Crane in the Gate district. He has the Unfinished Business mod installed, which continues the Kalah/Circus quest to its conclusion on the 2nd floor of the above...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 04-27-2006, 12:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By Desuma Malevois
The following is a correction to the above...

The following is a correction to the above spoiler......
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Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 04-22-2006, 11:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By Desuma Malevois
The Fade mod, which I believe you're using, is...

The Fade mod, which I believe you're using, is the problem. According to the FAQ in its forum, "The Guarded Compound is temporarily locked for the moment - it becomes unlocked during Fades first...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 04-21-2006, 01:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,934
Posted By Desuma Malevois
One small point - Defender of Easthaven lists as...

One small point - Defender of Easthaven lists as +2, but it's actually +3 (and IIRC the Baldurdash fixpack fixes the item description so that it lists as +3).
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 04-16-2006, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By Desuma Malevois
Here's a dialog spoiler for talking to Mekrath in...

Here's a dialog spoiler for talking to Mekrath in future games....
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Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 04-16-2006, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By Desuma Malevois
You have to either complete Mekrath's quest or...

You have to either complete Mekrath's quest or kill him. Since he's attacking you, I would guess the first option is right out smile.gif

Try waiting for his spell buffs to run out, then buff...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 04-16-2006, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By Desuma Malevois
1) Have you talked to Mekrath yet? 2)...

1) Have you talked to Mekrath yet?

2) Usually, "accept" won't be highlighted if you have to select something else, like weapon profs, thief abilities, or HLAs.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 04-15-2006, 05:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,934
Posted By Desuma Malevois
In plain "vanilla" BG you can't, although I seem...

In plain "vanilla" BG you can't, although I seem to remember a mod that had that as one of its components. I don't remember which one, though...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 04-05-2006, 03:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,108
Posted By Desuma Malevois
No, they don't. I just thought that it would be...

No, they don't. I just thought that it would be logical that if a half-elf were raised in elven society, he would tend to be proficient with the longsword.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 04-05-2006, 12:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,108
Posted By Desuma Malevois
Still, Kyrvias' longsword makes sense from a...

Still, Kyrvias' longsword makes sense from a roleplaying perspective, as a large portion of Fighter/Mages are going to be elves who favor longswords. Perhaps if the sword were only usable by elves...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 04-04-2006, 01:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By Desuma Malevois
Perhaps he's taking the evil option.

Perhaps he's taking the evil option.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 04-04-2006, 01:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,108
Posted By Desuma Malevois
How about adding some more variety to sling...

How about adding some more variety to sling bullets? Fragmentation bullets and frozen holy water bullets are two that spring readily to mind.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 03-16-2006, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 584
Posted By Desuma Malevois
A few years ago an Ironworks member, I believe it...

A few years ago an Ironworks member, I believe it was Lord Raptor, played a game a game where he SKed his character to look like a chicken. The only NPC he let into the party was his girlfriend...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 03-09-2006, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 714
Posted By Desuma Malevois
Please don't think I'm picking on you because I'm...

Please don't think I'm picking on you because I'm really not trying to smile.gif , but if you're referring to the ninja-to Usuno's Blade you'll find that druids can't use it. Of course, that...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 03-08-2006, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 714
Posted By Desuma Malevois
IIRC the demi-lich may only be hit by +4 or...

IIRC the demi-lich may only be hit by +4 or better weapons, so you would have to use the Improved Mace of Disruption. In addition, even though it says that it is +4 vs. undead, Daystar remains a +2...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 03-02-2006, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,927
Posted By Desuma Malevois
Sometimes in the romances the party must be...

Sometimes in the romances the party must be outdoors or sleeping to trigger the next dialogue. The following URL is a romance guide that may be downloaded. It comes from Sorcerors.net and is pretty...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 02-25-2006, 11:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 831
Posted By Desuma Malevois
Two words - "Restoration scrolls". smile.gif ...

Two words - "Restoration scrolls". smile.gif :D ;)
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 02-24-2006, 05:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 831
Posted By Desuma Malevois
Have your "Auto-pause" set to go off on the death...

Have your "Auto-pause" set to go off on the death of your opponent. Then, if you're backstabbing in a group of (initially) neutral people, you have a chance to hide in shadows again if you kill your...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 02-21-2006, 11:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By Desuma Malevois
:D This class may be one instance where it's...

:D This class may be one instance where it's worth sticking a star or two in single wielding, not only for the AC bonus, but also to have a critical hit of 16+. Anyway, have fun!
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