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Poll Results: Which version of Dragon Age Will You be Purchasing?

 
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post #851 of 1103
Alistairs character was a disappointment to me. I won't say why so I don't spoil anything but his arc is not as good as it should have been. And although I like his joking, it is really too much in the more serious bits of the game.
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What difficulty do you guys play at? I've been playing Hard since I started, although I knock it down now and then if I get too frustrated and have died a good few times (Revenants!)



So I am trying this quest at the minute, I am going to kill Flemith. However, as the Dragon, she has got to be the toughest thing I've faced so far, and demolished my team within 1 minute. I have a severe lack of Mage, seeing as Morrigon is my only one.

I have good fire resistance, but I can tell by the melee damage I took, that I'm not going to be able to do this easily. This is why I asked what difficulty you lot set, as some posts around the net stated this was easy!

Going to need to work some serious strategy for this one! I'll gather every fire resistant item I've got!

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post #853 of 1103
Leliana, and someone else using a bow, stand back, Wynne to heal, and 1 to lure Flemeth around...

YouTube- DA:O (PC) Defeating Flemeth under level 10
post #854 of 1103
Re: Flemeth

Your problem is not having a mage for sure. The 3 times I've went against Flemeth I've had Wynne. Instead of kiting (like zedex suggests), I usually use 3 tanks and Wynne to heal.

So I would recommend you don't do the Flemeth battle until you get Wynne.
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Re: Flemeth

Your problem is not having a mage for sure. The 3 times I've went against Flemeth I've had Wynne. Instead of kiting (like zedex suggests), I usually use 3 tanks and Wynne to heal.

So I would recommend you don't do the Flemeth battle until you get Wynne.
Use 2 characters with bows, wynne to heal, and have alistar or shale or any other tank to run back and forth and take damage. It works great, shale is a greeeat tank, use him well.
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Use 2 characters with bows, wynne to heal, and have alistar or shale or any other tank to run back and forth and take damage. It works great, shale is a greeeat tank, use him well.
With one tank you best be micromanaging the crap out of him. If he goes down, you're done. And Shale's a girl, btw.
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post #857 of 1103
Thanks for the advice guys! Killed it. 2, Infact:



So, I killed her Dragon. Actually, it was after I met another one on a Quest. I had Moriggon, however, who whipped up about 20 G.Health Poultices before hand, and then proved Cold/Hex etc, as the rest bashed away.

I had found a 2 handed sword (can't remember where), that has +10 damage to dragons, and 15-25% or so Fire resistance. Which was perfect for Sten whom I had use it.

I also went and got Wade to make me a few Armours, and so was very well resistant of Fire, throughout the team.

I also had Shale maxed up on the Tank abilities.

Bit disapointed, the reward sucked! I was hoping for more scales to take to wade. Not some cheap bow and virtual sex.

Still, I didn't falter and I did it on Hard!

Shale actually did 50% of it's health himself after everyone died. Oh and with the help of 12 G.Health lol.



Edit:

Another quick question.

I have been taking note of my team, and I am beginning to question the usefulness of Two-Handed weapons. They are very slow, and barely even hit. I know Dexterity has a large part in it, but my Rogue (Dual Weap) and main Char (Shield and Sword) do alot more DPS. What is the point of Two-handed? I would think they'd get some bonus seeing as they lack a shield. Allistair can do more DPS and have a shield at the same time.

I have decent weapons, and of course fill all the Rune slots. I also have just about maxed their talent set. Even still, they are slow, and don't seem that useful... I cast Alistair aside quite early on for Sten, then was using Shale. And now I have the Dwarf. I might just go back to Shale or Alistair tbh.

What do you guys think?
Edited by Dom_sufc - 5/17/10 at 1:37am
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In short.... Two handed wielding is worthless. Google around and you will see that it is by far the worst class of warrior. I played that way for about an hour when I first got the game until I restarted it. I didn't like it one bit and for good reason it seems. For me, a DPS rogue is the only way to go. Just infinitely funner than a two-handed character.

In my last playthrough I actually was able to stand toe-to-toe with both Howe and Loghain. My first run through with a warrior, I had to kite the hell out of both guys to even have a chance at winning. A swift salve with momentum is just ridiculous with daggers.
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Dragon age is amazing. With mods, the graphics can look quite nice. ****, I think i am in love with Leliana.
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Dragon age is amazing. With mods, the graphics can look quite nice. ****, I think i am in love with Leliana.
Yeah got mine modded up now. Looks pretty good! Well - a hell of a lot better.

So is this like WOW then? Beside the "pause" tactics, and story. Would I enjoy WOW? I never realised I liked this genre. But I quite like skilling, collecting items, and the whole general building of characters. Quite like the strategy involved too.
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