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Old 07-23-2001, 02:11 PM   #1
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I want to start a new character (preferably evil) with an all original mixed list of characters (with one slot open for npc)

I want my main character to be a magic user, however. I am wondering which type of magic user do YOU all think is better? Sorcerer, pure mage or specialty mage?

Input and I will love you long time.

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Old 07-23-2001, 02:29 PM   #2
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I think Sorceror is the best.

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Old 07-23-2001, 02:30 PM   #3
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Well most evil magic users for Specialty Mages are Necro.
I've heard more of evil Sorcerers than evil Mages. So I would say Sorcerer is the best pick.
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Old 07-23-2001, 03:10 PM   #4
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Go with the sorcerer, it's very D&Dish. The Chaotic evil Soecerer.
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Old 07-23-2001, 03:14 PM   #5
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Of course, evil Mages are the most feared.
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Old 07-23-2001, 06:17 PM   #6
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It really depends on what type of character you want to play. If you want access to a WIDE array of spells (all of them,) then be a normal mage.

If you want to specialize in a school of magic as an evil wizard necromancy would probably be the most used, but really any school would be fine.

If you want lots of magical power without having to rememorize spells then a sorcerer is the way to go - remember though that you only choose a limited amount of spells to know for each level. That can lead to hard decisions at level up time.

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Old 08-14-2001, 02:13 AM   #7
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A sorcerer with well chosen spells can be a match for almost anything.

A good combination that I discovered is...

Chill Touch
Magic Missile
Chrom. Orb
Protection From Evil
Shocking Grasp
Strength
Web
Fireball
Mirror Image
Acid Arrow
Horror
Vampiric Touch
Haste
Minor spell sequencer
Spell Thrust
Stoneskin
Fireshield(Red)
Globe of invulneribility
Breach
Chaos
Conjure Lesser Fire Elemental
Lower Resistance
True Sight
Chain Lightning
Invisible Stalker
Spell Turning
Finger of Death
Kelben's Warding Whip
Abid-Dalzim's Horrid Wilting
Simulacrum

While out adventuring always remember the scouts motto "Be Prepared"
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Old 09-03-2001, 09:01 PM   #8
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Sorcerer.

My Kat it is 28lv, is beautiful see her throw spells.

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Old 09-04-2001, 01:11 AM   #9
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SORCERE
AND WHAT THE ■■■■ IS NPC ?
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