Sets Bleeding if enemy has no Physical Armour. This depends on their perception and any bonuses to sight they have, but in general, enemies cannot see very far. That spell in his arms will carry you through 9-12 level with ease. Sneaky Murder If you want to kill a character without triggering combat with anyone else or losing reputation, you need to perform a one-hit kill from stealth. I just make sure i'm always trading for better weapons.
Duelist Abilities and Talents One of the hardest parts about making a Build in Divinity: Original Sin 2 is getting your distribution correct. In short, the thing to remember is that melee skills don't determine the damage type and attribute bonus, the weapon does. Yeah, I forgot to mention you can just walk closely around an enemy to get into position again. The two existing preset classes make for good combos. After that, each level up I put into the elemental magic skills, Pyro, Geo, Hydro and Aero. There are exceptions and magic weapons come in all varieties. This guarantees much more effective use of starting abilities, at the expense of melee damage.
Other Polymorph abilities such as Summon Oily Blob and Terrain Transmutation could help you create the surfaces you need to burn, however, if you haven't focused on Geomancer. Warfare will not only increase your Physical Damage, but your Piercing Damage as well. Have more issues with dealing consistent damage, due to enemy resistances. Don't forget that the negative status effects for a skill are only set on the opponent if their physical or magical armour depending on the particular status effect has been lowered to 0. The high ground bonus damage is amazing, and if you keep your critical chance above 50%, a Ranger will do even more damage. Shadowblade - Races Race Predispositions Notes Elf High Elves are the best choice for every class based at least partially on Finesse. Intelligence: Warfare staff , Geomancer, Aerothurge, Hydrosophist, Pyrokinetic, staves, wands Strength: Warfare non-magic melee weapon , Polymorph, swords, axes, maces, etc Finesse: Warfare dagger or spear , Huntsman bow , Scoundrel daggers And then there's the odd one out: Summoning.
Potentially even casting more buffs on him without you entering combat! If you're a slightly weaker summoner who likes to stay in the back while your creatures do all the work, you'll want a party member who has Aerothurge, as they can teleport you out of danger, or two points in Huntsman so you can use the Tactical Retreat ability. Geomancers deal with oil and poison, which Pyrokinetic abilities can ignite. Summoners with some points in necro for physical damage spells. Scoundrel also helps you get face to face or face to back with enemies so that you can turn them into chickens, though its reliance on Finesse means it's not as synergistic. However, Polymorph is great as a 1-point-wonder for Rogue as Chameleon comes in handy.
Skills from the Warfare, Scoundrel, and Huntsman abilities, however, vary in damage type and attribute bonuses depending on your equipped weapon. I would mix Summoner with Rogue, Knight or Necro. Also do you even use sneaking and Thieving? The Ranger class preset instead pairs Huntsman with Pyrokinetic for some ranged fire spells, as well as the ability to toss out explosive traps if you've put points into both. Class presets it's included in: Battlemage, Fighter, Inquisitor, Knight Primary attribute: Strength Intelligence for staves Primary damage type: Physical Magic with staves A point or two in Warfare will help out anyone who deals Physical Damage, which mostly happens through weaponry see the weapon types section near the bottom of this article if you're using a magic staff. In short, it's a pretty good bet that you aren't going wrong by dropping a point in Aerothurge, though it won't help you deal Physical Damage. Class presets it's included in: Rogue, Shadowblade, Witch Primary attribute: Finesse Primary damage type: Depends on class These are your roguish skills, and they require a dagger.
Invisibility An invisible character is able to act with relative impunity steal, open chests, etc. It is 100% worth it to put a few points in strength and utilize heavy armor as a finesse character in divinity 2. It's a fine choice if you want to start out as a classic rogue, though eventually you may want to invest points into a complementary set of abilities. If you want to avoid splitting your attribute points between Strength and Intelligence, use a water staff. Huntsman-using archers will also appreciate the slowing effect of the oil, Scoundrel pairs thematically with poison attacks, and because it doesn't include any healing except for undead , Necromancer abilities can fill that gap.
Conclusion: For a straightforward run choose: 2H damage dealer start witrh 1H + shield and pump warfare, switch to 2H later Twin dagger rogue Archer Summoner + Hydro + Aero Originally posted by :Mages also have the harder time during the first 10 levels. It helps to start invisible if you can't get into sneak mode in the right position, as some crowded areas are tricky. The other two presets, Shadowblade and Witch, pair the Scoundrel skillset with Polymorph and Necromancer respectively. Originally posted by :and its 3 point source ability is the strongest in the game. It's important to note that are two types of red sight zones while sneaking, lets call them half and full.
I've read rangers are pretty good. I explore everything and take my time. I view these about everytime I level up lol. Polymorph is an interesting choice, if not perfectly complementary since it relies on Strength and deals Physical Damage instead of Intelligence and Magic Damage. Damage of Chloroform should be doubled. There does not appear to be any benefit to raising sneak above 5. I did want to add something to your duelist guide though.
Aerotheurge Effect: Increases all air damage you deal. What Build do I use? You do need to pair Scoundrel with Warfare though, to have enough skills to keep you busy. Half zones allow you to sneak without getting caught, but will initiate combat if sneaking should end. Finally I just happened to see the cursor use a different icon. However, 2 when they do attack me, I almost never actually evade any attacks.