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Any benefit to high INT?

Discussion in 'Icewind Dale (Classic)' started by JT, Jul 25, 2013.

  1. JT Gems: 12/31
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    Is there any particular reason to increase INT above 18 for wizards (17 for bards)?

    I've found this ring that gives +1 INT and -1 CON, but since my guy has exactly 16 CON, that hurts my max HP.
     
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    A 19 intelligence has no maximum for spells memorized and a much lower chance of failure (5% versus 15%).
     
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    So, in other words, save the ring and put it on when scribing spells. No other need for it.
     
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    It also affects Lore.... but if you already have a Bard, it really doesn't matter.
     
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