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Robe of Cold Resistance

Discussion in 'Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition' started by Sorvo, Aug 19, 2016.

  1. Sorvo

    Sorvo Where's the nearest pub? Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Veteran

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    Is there any use for this other then winter wolves that I can think of? I'm at the point in the game where I gotta get rid of stuff.
     
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    Get a bag of holding. But I never really use these robes much, so by all means, sell them, yes.
     
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    I never use any of those resistance robes, there just aren't enough instances where it'd be worth lugging them around just to switch to them.
     
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    Out of all of them the robe of fire resistance might be the most useful, fire being the elemental damage type you're most likely to run into often that actually packs a punch.
    That said, i'd rather pick up a robe of the archmagi, it's AC bonus, +5% magic resistance and +1 to saving throws are a lot more useful then a piddly 20% bonus to a single elemental resistance.

    There's other ways to get your resistances up anyway - the ring of fire resistance alone gives 40%, double that of the robe - and there's also the boots of grounding/boots of the north that give 50% electric and cold resistance respectively.
    The helmet of defense gives 20% resistance to both cold, fire and electric resistance, and Drizzt's icingdeath also provides 50% fire resistance, though these two are only wearable by a fighter/mage
     
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    Is there a robe of the archmagi in BG1?
     
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    Considering you have the frost embrace (boots), belt of antipode, plus a ton of potions and scrolls, there is literally no reason to lug around those robes. They're not even worth anything.
     
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