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Maxium Skill Level during Level Up?

Discussion in 'Icewind Dale 2' started by Nethog, Aug 13, 2017.

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    I have just reached a point in the early game where my Level 1 characters all can level up to level 2. When I am at the skills level-up screen for each character, I notice that I am unable to increase any skill beyond level 5 - even if I have sufficient unused skill points. What are the rules for skill point maximum during level-up?
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    Normally level +3 is the maximum.
     
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    Nope 5 max - I am using the vanilla IWD2 Complete from GOG.
     
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    If you are levelling to level 2 then the skill level is as I wrote: level +3. Level being the new one you just achieved so level 2 + 3 = 5.
     
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    Nope again - i raised some skills 4 points to the max if 5 and some only 1 to 5 max. So 5 max is hardcoded. I am curious what happens when i get to level 3.
     
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    Exactly what CD said, max ranks in skills are equal to 3+level. So at level 2, you can have a maximum of 5 ranks and at level 3 you can have a maximum of 6 ranks.
     
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    Ok that makes sense. I thought he meant 3+current skill level. Thanks
     
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    Cross-class skills will be half that rounded down. This is because unlike Temple of Elemental Evil, you cannot purchase half-ranks (which are useless anyways, just placeholders. Better to be able to save the points instead).
     
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    Oh, right, cc skills were a thing in 3E. I almost forgot about that bit of retardation. :rolleyes:
     
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