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Low strength, but high total roll

Discussion in 'Baldur's Gate 2: Enhanced Edition' started by Cecily Griselda, May 16, 2017.

  1. Cecily Griselda Gems: 3/31
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    How is that even possible...

    Should I keep the total roll, and low STR, or re-roll lower total roll to have higher STR...
     
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    I assume you mean a low percentile strength ? (ie 18/05 for example)
    In my opinion, keeping a high roll would be better, as there's some opportunities to raise your stats throughout the game, so any score of 18 will roll over to 19 regardless.
     
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    What was the roll? My highest was a 106 on a paladin (took hours)18/69 ish
     
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    There will be plenty of items that boost Strength to 19 and beyond. Definitely keep your high rolls in other stats.
     
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    For the most part high str is not a big issue. There are a lot of ways to increase your str via items or spells or avoiding the issue by using spells or ranged weapons. Generally I would take high general stats and put them into other stats that are harder to improve.
     
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    106? Yeow! I was happy to get a 95 (once . . .)
     
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    Yeah, i've hit a total score of 106 exactly once, and ever since then the highest i rolled were several 102/103 scores, hitting 104 once as well, but i've not seen a total of 106 again ever since, and not for a lack of trying :p
     
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    Still trying for at least 100, deleted my 102 Bard because I didn't max out his Con :(
     
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    Manually rolling for a high value like that can be a pain in the ass, you can always use the AHK autoroller script to do the hard work for you or if there's a specific value you have in mind already you could consider giving yourself the stats using EEkeeper.
     
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    What? You only need 95 roll, 16/18 str, 18 dex, 15 cha, wis3, int18... you could squeeze there at least 16 con
     
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    Sorvo Where's the nearest pub? Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Veteran

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    I never thought about the regenerating and I'm not taking a 3 wisdom :p
     
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    Wait, you deleted a 102 on a bard? Does the EE have some sort of Int requirement over 16?

    S - 18
    D - 18
    C - 16
    I - 16
    W - 16
    Ch - 18

    Total - 102

    That's more than a totally kickass bard. If you must have more Int, you could have a 14 Wis with no problem or a 16 Str as well.

    I don't get why you would delete that roll?
     
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    Sorvo Where's the nearest pub? Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Veteran

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    to get an 18 con score, buckler + tome = 20 and I just realized I posted in the wrong forum :o
     
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    Keep trying Sorvo. A bard needs atleast a roll of 108 to be useful. :p
     
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    Never noticed but I admit not using bards too often.
     

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