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Pathfinder Pathfinder: Kingmaker Builds and Strats Thread

Discussion in 'Owlcat Games' started by Ruchy, Oct 4, 2018.

  1. Desiderius Found your egg, Robinett, you sneaky bastard Patron

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    Insert Title Here Pathfinder: Kingmaker
    Sounds like Tree tried to cast a spell/use a spell-like ability. Why would you take Specialization?
     
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  2. skaraher Arbiter

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    Anyone got good tips for an Archaeologist bard build ?
     
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  3. Nerevar N'wah Patron Repressed Homosexual

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    Make the Codex Great Again! Pathfinder: Kingmaker
    This new mutation fighter seems cool.
     
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  4. TT1 Magister Patron

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    Make the Codex Great Again! Grab the Codex by the pussy Insert Title Here RPG Wokedex Strap Yourselves In A Beautifully Desolate Campaign Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire Pathfinder: Kingmaker
    Do we have a good WOTR melee build?
     
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  5. Blutwurstritter Literate

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    Has someone tried the boots of stampede ? It says it adds the athletics skill value to charge attack damage throws, but for me it does add only 0-1 damage despite my character having 30+ athletics.
     
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  6. Rusty Eyes aka Auraculum

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    Desiderius How would you go about a Hellknight Signifier?
     
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  7. kalash19 Barely Literate

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    Hi guys, i'm new to this franchise. I'm trying to create a Dex estoc dps build but i heard Dex to damage is a noob trap and bad when comparing to strength to damage. My build can only reach 12-25 damage with estoc +5, is this acceptable?
     
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  8. Stoned Ape Learned

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    What is your build and what role do you want it to have?
     
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  9. kalash19 Barely Literate

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    a pure sword saint build (role: dps melee, support caster) . After a respec with bag of tricks mod, my estoc hit a little harder now (20-34).
     
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  10. oldmanpaco Master of Siestas

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    Your base dmg isn't as important as you think. You need to maximize your AAO (Outflank, Seize the Moment, trips) and critical range (Improved Critical or high critical range weapons).
     
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  11. Yosharian Magister

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    I have a Legend build in progress on my Kingmaker page. It's a WIP though, at the moment there are a few items that either don't work or I don't know where they are. Also I need to redo the level order at some point. But anyway you can get the general idea
     
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  12. Yosharian Magister

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    Outflank and StM do not stack
     
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  13. Yosharian Magister

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    DEX build can work in KM with the Bane of the Living Elven Curve Blade, I wouldn't recommend it in Wrath though because the meta favours STR more in that game.

    I have builds for both games on my Kingmaker page (see sig)
     
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  14. oldmanpaco Master of Siestas

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    Yeah true but if you have a lot of ranged characters it can be helpful.
     
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  15. Yosharian Magister

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    Hm I guess so
     
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  16. volklore Savant

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    Dex to damage is only a noob trap if you want to min-max as hell. The main reason people say that is that in kingmaker, even on higher difficulties, you do not need insanely high AC in the endgame and the extra AC you will get from high dex is small in comparison to what buff/gear give you. Dex to dmg also requires more feats (since you have to pick weapon finesse and Slashing/fencing grace) and is still less damage than STR. A Dex build will still do completely fine, but you might have to carry it a bit early game.
     
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  17. Yosharian Magister

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    > don't need insanely high AC

    DEX build allows you to skip needing AC in other areas so it's not necessarily an automatic route to overkill

    > in comparison to gear

    You can give the best gear to your second tank, Pathfinder is a team game so it's not a waste if your MC doesn't need the best AC gear

    > requires more feats

    Not if the route you are taking with classes leads you to getting those feats/abilities for free.

    > Less damage than STR

    Not as much difference as you might think

    > Have to carry it early game

    It's the opposite, DEX builds have a much better AC progression than STR builds so they need less babysitting early game
     
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  18. Yosharian Magister

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    If you build correctly DEX isn't a noob trap at all, on any difficulty.
     
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  19. ArchAngel Arcane Sad Loser

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    Haha Lol, best spell for necro is Magic Missile. Why? because necro has ability the makes it so any of your spells hitting enemy reduce ALL their physical or mental stats by 1. But if you hit them MM you actually do that PER missile LOL.
     
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