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Sword Coast Strategems 1 Walkthrough by David Milward

Prologue  |  Chapter 1  |  Chapter 2  |  Chapter 3  |  Chapter 4  |  Chapter 5  |  Tales of the Sword Coast  |  Chapter 6  |  Chapter 7  | 
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The Good Party  
Avastrian  |  Yeslick  |  Khalid  |  Jaheira  |  Kivan  |  Imoen  | 
The Evil Party  
Asteroth  |  Kagain  |  Shar-Teel  |  Montaron  |  Viconia  |  Edwin  | 
Also ...  
The Other NPCs  | 




Strength 9
Dexterity 18
Constitution 16
Intelligence 17
Wisdom 11
Charisma 16


Dagger *
Shortbow *

Find Traps 25
Open Locks 50
Pick Pockets 25
Move Silently 20
Hide in Shadows 15
Detect Illusions 0

Why She's Included and How to Use Effectively

Imoen may well provide a good thief for the entire game, but the way to get the most out of her is to dual-class her into a Mage. The only thief skills that you truly need are Find/Remove Traps and Open Locks. Sure backstabbing can be nice, but there are plenty of other ways to win a battle. Sure there’s pickpocketing, but then there’s plenty of potions out there that can help. Scouting will be done by Kivan. I advance her four levels, enough to get her Find/Remove Traps and Open Locks into the 80-90 neighbourhood. In the event any of her thief skills are lacking for a particular situation she can use one of the potions she will stack along the way.

Once she reaches fourth level, I dual-class her into a Conjurer. The only spells she won’t be able to cast are from the Divination school, which aren’t all that useful anyway. Once she reaches fifth level as a mage I’ll have a sweet two-for-one deal, a character who can torch monsters with spells at a distance, fire bolts at them with her crossbow, and disarm all of the traps.


Primary Weapon: Quarterstaff +3
Secondary Weapon: Crossbow of Speed +1
Helmet: Deep Purple Ioun Stone
Amulet: Amulet of Metaspell Influence
Cloak: Cloak of Protection +2
Armor: Robe of the Good Archmagi
Gloves: Bracers of Archery
1st Ring: Ring of Wizardry
2nd Ring: Ring of Fire Resistance
Boots: Boots of Strealth

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