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KickStarter Pathfinder: Kingmaker - Enhanced Edition - now with Beneath the Stolen Lands DLC

Discussion in 'General RPG Discussion' started by Elex, Nov 20, 2018.

  1. hell bovine Arcane

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    That herald caller doesn't have boon companion, so his elk is paper tissue until you pick the feat, which is two levels away. The ranger is dual-wielding daggers; they should have made her a knife master already, at least then her portrait would fit. And you know what happens with the wizard; at least I was playing a mage myself, so that one wasn't an issue.

    I wouldn't mind them if they had any dialogue, even a few quips BG1-style, but they don't.
     
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  2. Shadenuat Arcane

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    Oh noi you need to pick one feat.
    She's wielding light weapons because that gives highest AR when TWFing and with STR + freebooter point it doesn't matter what weapon you use. I used cold iron sword and acid dagger, she killed most shit by herself. The Wizard is compensated by obscene amount of scrolls, including level 6+ scrolls you get.
    As I said, compared to low level group of valeries in main campaign, these are all very strong companions.
     
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  3. ArchAngel Arcane

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    Ekun is only good because game gives you a very powerful bow very early.
     
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  4. Shadenuat Arcane

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    And because when you get him you're already at better level and have access to buffs and equipment. If you had similar character at level 1 you woudn't find one much better than Amiri. Probably even worse since ranged character can't Flank and suffers -4 to hit against Greased enemies early.
     
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  5. hell bovine Arcane

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    For which you need to wait two levels.

    If you compare them to the main campaign, then considering their starting level you should look at the companions you get at start of chapter 2.
     
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  6. Thonius Liturgist

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    DLC's are very good idea for second play-through. Patched game, all content all classes. Top notch.
     
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  7. Fedora Master Cipher

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    I JUST realized you can keep the AI from spamming Acid Splash by putting Disrupt Undead on autocast. Octavia resorts to her bow now.
     
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  8. Jenkem Cipher Patron

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    uhh. why not just remove acid splash from autocast?
     
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  9. Fedora Master Cipher

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    The AI will always use it when left alone. ALWAYS.
     
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  10. Jenkem Cipher Patron

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    right click on the icon in the autocast tab to the left of the hotbar, I could have sworn that made Octavia use her bow instead.. I stopped using her though
     
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  11. Kaivokz Savant

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    Nope, she (almost?) always uses acid splash. I haven't tested for sure, but I think whenever touch AC is lower than their normal AC she'll use acid splash (which is almost always).
     
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  12. Fedora Master Cipher

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    Any caster with Acid Splash will attempt to use it because Owlcat haven't managed to make a sensible AI.
     
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  13. Jenkem Cipher Patron

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    my main character is a wizard and he never uses acid splash unless I specifically tell him and/or set it to auto (for dealing w/ swarms/trolls) if I don't select anything he just uses his crossbow
     
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  14. Jarpie Arcane Patron

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    or put charge on autocast, that works too.
     
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  15. anvi Arbiter Village Idiot

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    That is how it was for me too for the first several levels. Then you finally get fireballs and shit. And then every fight is just fireball fireball fireball, ice cone, the fire that bounces between stuff, rest and repeat.
     
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  16. ArchAngel Arcane

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    And that AI is still better than players. Using bow with Octavia instead of Acid Splash is a sign of a retard player.
     
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  17. Fedora Master Cipher

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    Some people don't specialize her towards Arcane Trickster.
     
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  18. ArchAngel Arcane

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    Even then you should not be using a bow. Only reason to use a bow would be to switch completely into a bow character instead of a caster but that is kind of a bad idea for a characters that comes as wizard 1/rogue 1 and has such high Int.
     
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  19. Gaius maximus Arbiter

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    Shadenuat how did you use maegar on hard?his ac even after buffs is bad.
     
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  20. Shadenuat Arcane

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    ac doesn't matter

    there are at least a few reasons u sometimes want to use bow:
    - Flanking is not applicable (and so is sneak attack)
    - Target too far
    - You want to keep character far away (for example from blinding aura or just aggro)

    there is no reason for this AI since Autocast exists.
     
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  21. Gaius maximus Arbiter

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    also whats the max lvl you can get during the dlc?
     
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  22. Shadenuat Arcane

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    full party level 9, with 50% exp left to level 10
     
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  23. ArchAngel Arcane

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    1. Acid attack that ignores DR and SR and has 50% more chance to hit is still better.
    2. Get closer, you will miss anyways. Or use a real spell.
    3. Cast some other spell, don't use a bow.
     
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  24. Efe Learned

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    he can do whatever he wants. its not okay that ai prevents you from doing it when autocast exists.
    whats next? you are not allowed to lose?
     
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  25. Shadenuat Arcane

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    also dweomer cats.
     
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