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POLL: sorcerer or Kensai

Discussion in 'BG2: Throne of Bhaal (Classic)' started by Ex-Paladine, Feb 13, 2003.

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    Well the thing about Kensias and Sorcerers is that they server the same role in the party. Kill as much **** as possible.

    Having said that I would like to point out both server that role admirably, however they are on opposite sides of the spectrum. Now after I pointed that out it is easy to conclude who you like more is entirely based on your gaming style.

    Now sorcerer vs any pure fighter isnt really a contest. Sorcerer beats anything except a supped inquis (maybe), a fighter mage, and a blade (maybe). Ok then? So stop comparing them. Its better if you compare mage to sorcerer, or bersker to kensai then these two, honestly.
     
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    i have never been very fond of mages...........a kensai\mage is ok (level 21\22) because of the buffering spells (stoneskin and all those).

    so i voted kensai, alsways liked kensais.
     
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    I went with sorcerer. I think that they are the best of the casters, and could easily take down any other class, one-on-one.

    Of course, that's where other classes come in. In a large battle, a sorcerer can be overwhelmed by numbers. That then becomes nasty. However, the "fighter" classes can be surrounded by monsters and "hack it" for many rounds, although they'd suffer if one of those others was a caster.
     
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    I dissagree. A sorcerer will timestop - abi dalzims - comet (to knock a few back) and summon a planetar and other help. Stick a Prot. Magical Weapons on. And just sit at the back flinging in more Abi Dalzims etc.

    A high level Sorcerer is a demi-god! So powerful.
     
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    High numbers? Bring them. More cannonfodder to fall prey to fireballs, sunfires and other area of effect spells. :evil:

    Once a sorcerer has his protections up, it's free game. If the Kensai got in and disrupted his spellcasting before the sorcerer got his protections up, the sorcerer is dead meat most likely :)
     
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    With contingencies and sequencers, there is no 'getting in quick' ;)

    (A) Amulet of Power + (A) Robe of Vecna + (C)Improved Alacricy + (D)Time Stop = (X)Spells Galore.

    A + B + C + D + X = Dead enemies.
     
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    Ah, true that :) Forgot about contingencies.
     
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