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Making a perfect party

Discussion in 'Icewind Dale 2' started by Son of Moradin, Mar 12, 2003.

  1. Azael Enteri Gems: 4/31
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    Maybe compromise a fighter for another sorcerer and you'd still be fairly well set.
     
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    my opinion..
    2 full class fighter
    1 rouge /multiclass
    1 healer...druid or cleric
    1 specialty class.or leader...paladin or sorcerer,bard or druid....
    1 full class wizard or sorcerer
     
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    Can basicly do anything you want.. id just say dont use all one class. Its boring and can be very non-effective.
     
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    D&D was built around the concept of team work, hence the different classes. To be successful you need 1 fighter, 1 healer, 1 thief, and 1 spellcaster. Where the real fun comes in is figuring out which exact class will fill the above party roles, i.e. fighter, paladin, ranger, monk, or barb for fighter slot, cleric or druid for slot 2 etc... The possiblity of having 6 characters allows for great experimention. Try different things and find out what works for you.
     
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    I find that so called fact to be highly overrated... For example, i think one could manage to beat the game with a band of thieves.. You'd just have to pay special attention to the items you with to use.
     
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    In my opinion, thiefs are useless...
    The lockpicking is dealt with by my sorcerers and they're "knock" spells...
    The thieving is pretty much useless. (except for the "Lucky Knucky" you can steal in Targos.)
    My monk deals with hide related issues...
    + the rouge isnt a very good fighter, and I think hes backstabbing abbility is highly overrated...
     
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    Im not saying thieves are all powerful characters, just merely stating there is no perfect party template and using the theif as an example :D
     
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    Here's me party:

    Aasimar-paladin of helm(LV X)/fighter(LV 4)
    Gold Dwarf-fighter
    human-rogue(LV X)/fighter(LV 4)/ranger(LV 1)
    human-wizard(LV X)/bard(LV 11)
    deep gnome-morning lord of lathander
    drow-wizard

    Actually, I'm not sure if there is anything bad about my party so, please comment about my party.
    anyway, if any of you are using a bard, do you make a pure bard or mixed class one? Can give me a few ideas?
     
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    Shield Dwarf Fighter2x/Battleguard of Tempusx
    Halforc (Human) Barbarian2x/Fighterx
    Strongheart (Lightfoot) Halfling Rogue/Demarch of Mask (equal levels)
    Drow (Aasimar) Sorcerer
     
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    There's no real perfect party...but a well-balanced party would consist of a tank, a mage, a rogue and a cleric. It's a matter of personal preference, like I almost always use a sorcerer.
     
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    To Skywind

    Your party looks nice - with one exception (as I see it).

    You have one pure wizard and MC wizard/bard. Wizard is INT based and bard is CHA based. Sorcerer is CHA based. You have no sorcerer.

    (For me) =>

    You should make sorcerer/bard instead wizard/bard.

    I agree, that wizard/bard could be a nice character, because INT helps everyone :) (but CHA is near to no use for wizard :( ). But I would recommend such combo only to an more than average skilled player.
     
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    I see.

    I had the wizard/bard for communication, search, disarm traps skills and I max out the INT and CHA. I didn't want to burden my rogue/ranger/fighter with non-battle skills and wanted her to learn only the hide, walk silently and alchemy.

    Thanks for your infomations.
     
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    Halfling Monk

    Drow Morninglord

    Gnomish Barbarian

    Half-orc Sorceror

    *Chuckles Fiendishly* Mind the chuckles.. THis is a memory from the Unusual Character.. *Goes to make his Drowish Morninglord.. Then the the Near Infinity, to make some sunglasses...*
     
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    i'm surprised nobody mentioned this yet, ... there is an outstanding faq available on sorcerers how to create the perfect powerplay party. i got many good ideas for my party there, and also i changed some stuff the party i use now just leaves blood soacked battlefields behind whithout taking serious damage. if this were unreal i'd taunt "too easy" all the time.
    3 fightertypes or clerics, 1 wiz and 2 sorcerers (no rogue, the pure wizard gets enough skill points for rogue stuff)


    btw i really like the idea of a 6 drow sorcerer party :), but i would use only five to have room for a pleasure slave.

    [ March 31, 2003, 13:35: Message edited by: Goldelf ]
     
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    Well...I never really had a mage in my party when I beat the game.
     
  16. Earl Grey

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    [​IMG] Here's a party I like.

    Aaasimar Sorcerer
    Str 6, Dex 10, Con 14, Int 16, Wis 14, Cha 20

    Tiefling Rogue-2/Wizard
    Str 9, Dex 20, Con 18, Int 20, Wis 10, Cha 1

    Human Cleric (of Lathander)
    Str 18, Dex 13, Con 18, Int 4, Wis 18, Cha 4

    Halforc Fighter-4/Barbarian
    Str 20, Dex 16, Con 18, Int 1, Wis 18, Cha 1


    If you want more characters you can add the following either at start or later on:
    Dwarf Cleric (of Tempus)
    Str 18, Dex 16, Con 20, Int 3, Wis 18, Cha 1

    Aasimar Paladin-1/Sorcerer
    Str 10, Dex 18, Con 18, Int 4, Wis 10, Cha 20

    Aye, some shameless min/maxing there, but it's all for the greater good. :cool:

    Edited 6 April: Forgot to mention that this party is specialized for Heart of Fury mode, where spellcasting dominates, but obviously it's great in regular mode as well.

    [ April 06, 2003, 17:39: Message edited by: Earl Grey ]
     
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    Here's mine. I just made it today and i think its quite good :)


    Aasimar Druid x /barbarian few levels for Rage and RP reasons

    Shield dwarf fighter / cleric of tempus

    moon elf bard / rogue

    half orc barbarian

    wild elf fighter 4 / ranger dual-wielder and archer

    aasimar paladin 1/sorceress x truly insane saving throws(10, 5, 5). 20 charisma :D


    I have yet to see what can this party can do so this is based on characters level 1.
     
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    No way! The max Wis in this case you can get is 16... Better dual him to Fighter... One mad tanker, I'd say...
     
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    This is my party right now:
    * Drow Necromancer
    * Human Barbarian
    * Human Rogue
    * Human Barbarian
    * Human Barbarian
    * ''Not sure what it is'' Cleric/Druid

    I've had no troubles so far (I'm at the goblin Fortress) and everything is a pice o'cake for me!!! :p
     
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