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What is the level cap?

Discussion in 'Planescape: Torment (Classic)' started by Gafgorkion, Nov 3, 2007.

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    I am about to play Planescape Torment for the first time. I have played through Baldur's Gate 1 and 2 several times, but I have never tried Planescape Torment until now. I was wondering... what is the level cap and is it hard to reach the cap? The first Baldur's Gate was easy to reach the cap, but the sequel was not so easy.
     
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    It's very easy to gain XP in this game, there are several locations where you can fight respawning monsters.
    Unlike in the BG series it's quite pointless to try to reach the cap, at level 21 or so your fighting, thieving and spellcasting skills are already maxed out and just a few levels later all stats are 25. For reaching the higher levels you'll only gain a few HP you don't need at all.
    The level cap is very high, in my game I stopped levelling somewhere about level 60 IIRC since my hero just didn't gain anything noteworthy any more.
     
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    level...60?? :eek:

    wow, you must've spent a lot of time in Undersigil :/ I finished around level 30ish and thats with all the endgame bonuses and stuff.
     
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    Same here. I usually end around 30ish, and that's with some of the massive bonuses you get near the end.

    I would say the cap in PST is harder to reach than in ToB. I've had some characters reach 40 in ToB, but I never did get to the cap in PST. So, that's one thing you probably won't have to worry about. In any case combat is much less important in PST than in the BGs, so you don't even need to worry about being of a high enough level to do this or that. High stats do open up different things to try though, but WIS and INT (especially WIS) do so much more often than the others.
     
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    I thought there was no level cap in Torment.
     
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    I'm not sure whether there is or isn't but the point is really academic isn't it? At a certain point wouldn't you just end up maxing all your stats to 25? Even for the O-C types of players out there I doubt there would be much incentive to level up just for the sake of levelling.
     
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    XP caps at 999999999 points of experience.
     
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    That's enough for 4007 fighter levels if the XP table doesn't change.:eek:
     
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    Yeah, well but levels cap at 20 so you'll only gain hit points thereafter I suppose. Of course you can always pick up another class, take that to 20 and so on.
     
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    My NO still got 3 HP + con bonus for fighter levels after 20.
     
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    I'm pretty sure the game doesn't cap at 20. My mage was still gaining HP, a stat point each level, and extra spellcasting slots. I'm also sure that there is a cap, as I don't think IE supports an absence of cap (the game needs saving throws, THAC0 and the like to be set for each and every level). It might be in a 2DA file, not sure if PST handles them the same way as BG and IWD (though I think it does)
     
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    It is in the 2DA files and my nuMbers came form those as well:


    XPCAP.2DA
    Code:
    2DA V1.0
    999999999
                            VALUE
    MAGE                999999999
    FIGHTER             999999999
    CLERIC              999999999
    THIEF               999999999
    BARD                999999999
    PALADIN             999999999
    DRUID               999999999
    RANGER              999999999
    FIGHTER_MAGE        999999999
    FIGHTER_CLERIC      999999999
    FIGHTER_THIEF       999999999
    FIGHTER_MAGE_THIEF  999999999
    MAGE_THIEF          999999999
    CLERIC_MAGE         999999999
    CLERIC_THIEF        999999999
    FIGHTER_DRUID       999999999
    FIGHTER_MAGE_CLERIC 999999999
    CLERIC_RANGER       999999999
    
    
    XPLEVEL.2DA
    Code:
    2DA V1.0
    -1
                    1           2           3           4           5           6           7           8           9           10          11          12          13          14          15          16          17          18          19          20
    MAGE            0           2500        5000        10000       20000       40000       60000       90000       135000      250000      375000      750000      1125000     1500000     1875000     2250000     2625000     3000000     3375000     3750000
    FIGHTER         0           2000        4000        8000        16000       32000       64000       125000      250000      500000      750000      1000000     1250000     1500000     1750000     2000000     2250000     2500000     2750000     3000000
    PALADIN         0           2250        4500        9000        18000       36000       75000       150000      300000      600000      900000      1200000     1500000     1800000     2100000     2400000     2700000     3000000     3300000     3600000
    RANGER          0           2250        4500        9000        18000       36000       75000       150000      300000      600000      900000      1200000     1500000     1800000     2100000     2400000     2700000     3000000     3300000     3600000
    CLERIC          0           1500        3000        6000        13000       27500       55000       110000      225000      450000      675000      900000      1125000     1350000     1575000     1800000     2025000     2250000     2475000     2700000
    DRUID           0           2000        4000        7500        12500       20000       35000       60000       90000       125000      200000      300000      750000      1500000     3000000     3500000     5000000     1000000     1500000     2000000
    THIEF           0           1250        2500        5000        10000       20000       40000       70000       110000      160000      220000      440000      660000      880000      1100000     1320000     1540000     1760000     1980000     2200000
    BARD            0           1250        2500        5000        10000       20000       40000       70000       110000      160000      220000      440000      660000      880000      1100000     1320000     1540000     1760000     1980000     2200000
    
    THAC0.2DA
    Code:
    2DA V1.0
    0
                            1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10  11  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  19  20  21  22  23  24  25  26  27  28  29  30  31  32  33  34  35  36  37  38  39  40  41  42  43  44  45  46  47  48  49  50  51  52  53  54  55  56  57  58  59  60
    MAGE                    20  20  20  19  19  19  18  18  18  17  17  17  16  16  16  15  15  15  14  14  14  13  13  13  12  12  12  11  11  11  10  10  10  9   9   9   8   8   8   7   7   7   6   6   6   5   5   5   4   4   4   3   3   3   2   2   2   1   1   1
    FIGHTER                 20  19  18  17  16  15  14  13  12  11  10  9   8   7   6   5   4   3   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
    CLERIC                  20  20  20  18  18  18  16  16  16  14  14  14  12  12  12  10  10  10  8   8   8   7   7   7   6   6   6   5   5   5   4   4   4   3   3   3   2   2   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
    THIEF                   20  20  19  19  18  18  17  17  16  16  15  15  14  14  13  13  12  12  11  11  10  10  9   9   8   8   7   7   6   6   5   5   4   4   3   3   2   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
    BARD                    20  20  19  19  18  18  17  17  16  16  15  15  14  14  13  13  12  12  11  11  10  10  9   9   8   8   7   7   6   6   5   5   4   4   3   3   2   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
    PALADIN                 20  19  18  17  16  15  14  13  12  11  10  9   8   7   6   5   4   3   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
    DRUID                   20  20  20  18  18  18  16  16  16  14  14  14  12  12  12  10  10  10  8   8   8   7   7   7   6   6   6   5   5   5   4   4   4   3   3   3   2   2   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
    RANGER                  20  19  18  17  16  15  14  13  12  11  10  9   8   7   6   5   4   3   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
    FIGHTER_MAGE            20  19  18  17  16  15  14  13  12  11  10  9   8   7   6   5   4   3   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
    FIGHTER_CLERIC          20  19  18  17  16  15  14  13  12  11  10  9   8   7   6   5   4   3   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
    FIGHTER_THIEF           20  19  18  17  16  15  14  13  12  11  10  9   8   7   6   5   4   3   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
    FIGHTER_MAGE_THIEF      20  19  18  17  16  15  14  13  12  11  10  9   8   7   6   5   4   3   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
    MAGE_THIEF              20  20  19  19  18  18  17  17  16  16  15  15  14  14  13  13  12  12  11  11  10  10  9   9   8   8   7   7   6   6   5   5   4   4   3   3   2   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
    CLERIC_MAGE             20  20  20  18  18  18  16  16  16  14  14  14  12  12  12  10  10  10  8   8   8   7   7   7   6   6   6   5   5   5   4   4   4   3   3   3   2   2   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
    CLERIC_THIEF            20  20  19  18  18  18  16  16  16  14  14  14  12  12  12  10  10  10  8   8   8   7   7   7   6   6   6   5   5   5   4   4   4   3   3   3   2   2   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
    FIGHTER_DRUID           20  19  18  17  16  15  14  13  12  11  10  9   8   7   6   5   4   3   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
    FIGHTER_MAGE_CLERIC     20  19  18  17  16  15  14  13  12  11  10  9   8   7   6   5   4   3   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
    CLERIC_RANGER           20  19  18  17  16  15  14  13  12  11  10  9   8   7   6   5   4   3   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
    
     
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    Interesting. So technically the cap is at level 20, since XPLEVEL.2DA doesn't have entries for higher levels. Unless they've actually hard-coded another level cap into the executable... sounds doubtful but I can't think of another explanation.
     
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    It's also interesting that mage thac0 improves until level 58.
     
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    HP con bonus's supposedly continue until level 25 as well:

    HPCONBON.2DA
    Code:
    2DA V1.0
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            OTHER       WARRIOR     MIN_ROLL   REGENERATION_RATE     REGENERATION_RATE_NAMELESS
    1       -3          -3          1                 0                       0
    2       -2          -2          1                 0                       0
    3       -2          -2          1                 0                       1350
    4       -1          -1          1                 0                       1275
    5       -1          -1          1                 0                       1200
    6       -1          -1          1                 0                       1125
    7       0           0           1                 0                       1050
    8       0           0           1                 0                       975
    9       0           0           1                 0                       900
    10      0           0           1                 0                       825
    11      0           0           1                 0                       750
    12      0           0           1                 0                       675
    13      0           0           1                 0                       600
    14      0           0           1                 0                       525
    15      1           1           1                 0                       450
    16      2           2           1                 0                       375
    17      2           3           1                 0                       300
    18      2           4           1                 0                       225
    19      2           5           1                 0                       150
    20      2           5           2                 60                      75
    21      2           6           3                 50                      37
    22      2           6           3                 40                      18
    23      2           6           4                 30                      12
    24      2           7           4                 20                      9
    25      2           7           4                 10                      7
    
     
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    Olimikrig, I think those are the numbers for the Constitution stat, not for levels.
     
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    Oh yeah, of course it is... :doh:
     
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