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What are the best weapons in this game (spoilers)?

Discussion in 'Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition' started by Klorox, May 16, 2013.

  1. Klorox

    Klorox Baruk Khazad! Khazad ai-mĂȘnu! Veteran

    Nov 17, 2003
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    I know this can be subject to playing style, But the biggest problem with me and games like this is my inner-munchkin. I just need to be able to use the best items. It kills me to have awesome equipment go to waste.

    As far as I can tell, here's a list of the best stuff. Please feel free to comment:

    Maces (Stupefier: mace +1 w/ 25% chance of stun)
    Great swords (Spiders Bane & there's a +3 in TotSC)
    Long Swords (Varscona +2, +1 cold)
    Daggers (dagger of venom +2)
    Axes (+2 boomerang)
    Hammer (Ashideena +2, +1 electrical)
    Staff (staff +3, and the staff of striking)
    If you don't mind killing Drizz't (I do), you can get two incredible Scimitars.

    That staff is really great on a backstabber, but I'm not tied into using a backstabber yet. If I don't, I will give it to Imoen, who I plan on having dual class to Mage. It's a waste, as I never intend to use her in melee. It's worth noting that the boomerang axe be used by a tank, since its a missile weapon that still allows the use of a shield (and therefore another one handed melee weapon works).
  2. Blades of Vanatar

    Blades of Vanatar Vanatar will rise again Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

    Nov 20, 2008
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    Dorn has his own sword. It's a 2-hander. Get him in your party and watch what it can due. I don't want to spoil it for you. Not sure if it is only usable by him tbh.

    Also, don't forget about the weapons that are added from Totsc.
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