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Old 09-03-2001, 09:56 AM   #1
Zoltan
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My fighter's thaco is -3 but Minsc's is still 4 and 6. Dual-wielding is much better than 2 handed sword but Minsc can be only specialized thats why 2 handed works better for him.
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Old 09-03-2001, 10:46 AM   #2
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ahhh, Two handed weapons are also just awsome, so it works out.
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Old 09-03-2001, 10:46 AM   #3
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I have Minsc at 2 stars for dual wielding and two handed. I also have him 2 stars proficency wit the mace, two handed sword and long bow. Give him the Mace of disruption +2, Boots of Speed and the Mace +3 and he's a vampire blender.

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Old 09-03-2001, 10:56 AM   #4
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Minsc can put 3 points into dual wielding however and any more than 2 points in a weapon only increases his THACO0 by 1. so his offhand will be a slightly worse thaco0 but that is offset by the fact that the selection of 1 handed weapons is far superior to the 2 handed weapons. I fill up tons of space in my bag of holding just carrying all of the cool weapons that I like to swap in and out of my dual wielders hands depending on the fight.
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Old 09-03-2001, 12:30 PM   #5
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Minsc is a Ranger and thus a natural Dualwielder

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Old 09-04-2001, 04:36 AM   #6
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you want to give any high str character as many chances of hitting as possible, thus dual-wielding minsc is the way to go.
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