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Quick question about backstab.

Discussion in 'BG2: Throne of Bhaal (Classic)' started by spetznaz, Mar 28, 2009.

  1. nior Gems: 24/31
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    Oh come on Bruno, I'm just an average BG player. I don't even know what are the offensive damage differences between a Chromatic Orb and a Magic Missile. You can pwned me anytime but let me have my cheese. Besides, you can use my tactics without turning your AI ON. :grin:
     
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    T2Bruno The only source of knowledge is experience Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    No offense intended there -- I've just never had the AI work well for me. If I let the AI control the battle, I nearly always lose (the AI doesn't seem to understand what targets should be hit first -- or that a mage should be hit every round). So I'm surprised when other players use it.
     
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    ^ No offense taken... all in good spirit of the game mate.

    Before we go off-topic. I always thought that when dual weilding, whichever weapon that makes the first hit gets the backstab multiplier, provided that both weapon allows backstabbing. But I'm totally not sure about that, I never really paid much attention to it.
     
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    It is iirc the first hand that gets the bonus; thus the cheesy emphasis on using c'fury (1d10) + special effects), and Crom in the off hand (for the str bonus).
     
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