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Weapon Types You Just Don't Use

Discussion in 'BG2: Throne of Bhaal (Classic)' started by 8people, Mar 15, 2012.

  1. Rawgrim Gems: 21/31
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    None of the "asian" weapons. No crossbows, no halberds and no bastard-swords. I do tend to shy away from daggers and wands as well. Probably played the game so much that I have become set in a certain pattern.
     
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    I have got to go with darts on this one. I honestly don't know of I've ever used them before. I'm pretty sure I've tried everything else out at least once.
     
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    If we break out flails and morning stars into two categories, then I never use morning stars. But seeing as how they share a proficiency, I guess we shouldn't break them out. I've never used a ninja-to. I do use darts with mages on occasion, just for the increased RoF. But the one weapon that I don't use ever, and I mean neva-eva, is a spear. There are so many better choices for two-handed weapons.

    I don't use halberds much, but that's just because so few characters specialize in them. Although I made Minsc into a halberd user once, and they are viable. You can get a +2 version pretty early, and in the Underdark there is Dragon's Breath - or something like that - I may I have the name wrong. It's dropped by the party that you fight on your way to rescuing Phaere. It's +4 with elemental damage, and definitely not bad. There's also the Wave (which IMO isn't so great), and the Ravager (which IMO is).
     
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    The wave has its uses particularly if you you micromanage enough to use it for its auto kill properties.
     
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    Yep it's called the Dragon's Breath, its +4 and it does 1 cold/fire/electrical/poison/acid damage. It's an Ironskin/Stoneskin user's worst nightmare and will work on trolls regardless of type.
     
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