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Pathfinder Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous RELEASE Thread

Discussion in 'Owlcat Games' started by Dishonoredbr, Sep 2, 2021.

  1. BarbequeMasta Learned

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    Honestly It largly depends on Mythic Path, Any Lich for example ,merged or not, can turn Areelu and Areshkagal into complete jokes on most difficulties but might need to work harder to defeat Iz Deskari than other paths. Basically Deadly magic (which you can get as a lich ability or simply from having your phylactory) auto silences anything you land spell damage on without any save or nothing (and you have resistance bypassing guaranteed damage spells), while corrupt magic is the best dispel in the game because it leaves them weaker than they initially were prebuffs, Long story short Areely doesn't even get to cast a spell.

    There is also things like Death to the elements that'll make you effectively immune to all her damage but I feel that's just luxury. In general Lich just seems built to turn any caster you face into a joke.
     
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  2. Sharpedge Savant

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    I tried to make my response as path agnostic as possible because yeah, experiences will vary from path to path. Angel can win the Areelu fight in the first turn with the grandmaster's rod + speed of light. Casting 2 bolts of justice automatically ends the encounter.
     
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  3. NJClaw OoOoOoOoOoh Patron

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    I got distracted for a moment because I noticed that the table kinda looks like a penis and:

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    What is even happening in this game

    EDIT: ok, this council meeting is incredible:

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  4. axedice Cipher

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    Is there anyway to prevent ability score drain (not damage) other than the Angel mythic aura?
     
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  5. ga♥ Augur

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    There is a crappy armor, that I didn't try and don't know if it works.
     
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  6. Sharpedge Savant

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    If this question relates to Polar Midnight, there is nothing in the game which prevents it from reducing attributes (Angel Mythic Aura included).
     
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  7. ga♥ Augur

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    When I said
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    that Areelu is the hardest fight in the game, I didn't mean she was the hardest to beat, just the strongest opponent.
    Hardest fight for me is still Chivarro (pre lilitu nerf) and the generic mob of demons in front of Savamelekh mansion at level 15. Only two fights I gave up and came back when leveled up.
    Its funny because I don't see people complaining about those two.
     
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  8. Yosharian Magister

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    It is Polar Ray which drains DEX, not Polar Midnight

    Ways to avoid Polar Ray:

    High Touch AC
    Debuff enemy attack bonus
    Debuff enemy with statuses that affect attacks e.g. blindness
     
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  9. ga♥ Augur

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    Polar midnight still drains attributes.
    I think ice body should block the drain also.
     
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  10. NJClaw OoOoOoOoOoh Patron

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    Ability damage and ability drain are two different things.
     
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  11. Mauman Learned

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    Whelp, the game still has plenty of bugs and running issues, but at least I know that the devs are focusing on the important bits.

    Like...

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    Gaudy as FUCK beards for everyone

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    Actually, I'm only being half-serious here. I noticed a LOT of graphical updates. Didn't even recognize my troops. Also noticed that many of the enemy portraits went from baldies to actually having details and shit.

    Still, a part of me wishes they'd focus on getting all items and abilities to work before cosmetic stuff.

    I'll admit I'm glad they changed the crusader mode UI though.
     
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  12. Sharpedge Savant

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    I know, their names are similar, just typed the wrong one in conversation. Considering the spoilered discussion further up it should be fairly obvious that this is known, but it should also be fairly obvious that unless you are playing legend, it isn't easy to obtain values of touch AC above 88.
     
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  13. cw8 Arbiter

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    I fought Areelu as a pure Monk/Angel, fully buffed party. Guess Monk's diamond soul and the Angel buffs really helped out with her spells. My weaker party members went down pretty quick but my Monk stood there till the end. Or maybe it was the +20 saving throws helm I put on my character. Saved against most of her spells. Areshkagal felt much harder since I fought him at level 18.
     
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  14. LannTheStupid Товарищ Patron

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    For any character that uses natural attacks, including a Kineticist. Maybe it is a bug, but those "mighty fists" amulets worked the same way in Kingmaker.
     
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  15. Sunri Savant

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  16. Mauman Learned

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    Sadly, the Drezen map isn't overflowing with
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    if you do this.

    Annoyed I was.
     
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  17. LannTheStupid Товарищ Patron

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    If you think that a Paladin is a healer, then stereotypes of racists having only 2 brain cells seem to be correct.
     
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  18. cw8 Arbiter

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    Wow, this is pretty cool

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    I threw myself in to close the Worldwound and of course the ending slides played. This time round, I threw Areelu in and I got this option to kill Deskari off for good and you actually go to another map and get to fight him again:

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  19. Yosharian Magister

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    The description for a Polar Midnight states that it damages ability scores. Ice Body prevents that, but it does not prevent drain.
     
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  20. ga♥ Augur

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    Does it happen only if you are angel? and most important, can you rest before going?
     
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  21. cw8 Arbiter

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    Confirmed you actually fight him. I only have one playthrough as an Angel, looks like an Angel thing, since they setup the holy barricade to prevent demonlords from fleeing. They did that to Baphomet as well earlier in Act 4.
    You teleport to his map right instantly after Areelu so you still have all your buffs. If you won Areelu, Deskari is pretty much cheesecake:

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  22. D_X Ridi, Pagliaccio Patron

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    Interesting. So Angel is not only over the top, but also unlocks the non retarded ending? Cool, I just had the last fight on my run and didn't feel much like doing it, now I look forward to it.
     
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  23. Mauman Learned

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    There's another path that can do this.

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    Swarm of all things


    Evidently Deskari doesn't like you infringing on his copyright :P
     
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  24. ga♥ Augur

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    We use the same companions cw8 exept I had Camellia instead of Aru.
    Also I see power attack disabled. Basically I could only use it with mobs too, where it isn't even that needed, not all of them also (e.g. thundercaller gallu, mythic balors no power attack). Not sure I will pick it next playthorugh.
     
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  25. cw8 Arbiter

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    So Angel basically

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    Ascends if you want to and pseudo does the secret ending without trying haha. And you Ion Cannon Deskari's realm to add salt to injury.

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