Gain Two Rings of Gaxx
As you know Kangaxx has 2 forms, now each of these forms have a ring of gaxx the trick is getting it out of the first form, the golden skeleton form, (the second form, the demi-lich form drops a Ring of Gaxx when it dies regardless of whether or not you get the one from his first form).
In order to do this it is kind of tricky, use a thief to open his sarcophagus and watch the animation as he rises up, just before this animation is finished however if you pause the game you will be able to see him standing right in the middle fo the animation with a blue circle around his feet
(he does not become hostile untill after he talks to you), at this point while the game is paused have your thief (who should be standing directly next to him) pickpocket him, this should give you a Ring of Gaxx just before he starts to talk.
note: you cannot pickpocket hostile creatures so you must do this at exactly the right time and you may be required to reload several times for the pickpocket to be sucessfull (i got it on the 3rd try).
Submitted By: Nick Strauss
Gain Two Rings of the Ram
There are 2 Rings of the Ram in this game, in order to get the second Ring of the Ram you must pickpocket Tolgerias when you first meet him in the Government District, you will then get a second ring of the ram when you loot his body after killing him in the Planar Sphere.
Submitted By: Nick Strauss
Terminsel carries a Ring of Protection +2 & since you meet him twice...
Don't forget the ring of regeneration on Ribald in the Adventurer's Mart.
The REAL Harper party that is your first meeting (I think) for the Harper's quests ALL carry a Ring of Protection +1. Make sure your thief is hasted.
In the Underdark, the quest to free the mage (Vithal) from an imprisionment spell. You can 'collect' ALL the items he retrieves from the Elimental planes via pickpocketing.
Submitted By: Marcus
If you are in Trademeet, and get the quest to free Trademeet from the djinnis, you can go to their tent and pickpocket the outside guard, he has the efreeti bottle, which can summon a djinni once per day.
Submitted By: Thorian
Pickpocket Those Messengers!
At various moments and locations in the game you get approached by people
who initiate a dialog with you, and then either remain standing where they
are, or leave again, to disappear completely some distance away from the
party. It works with the latter group anyway, but maybe also with the
former one. Boots of Speed on your Thief are a great boon here, since you
can quickly cover the distance between you and that person, while he
approaches your party, and pickpocket him multiple times BEFORE and AFTER
speaking with one of your party members.
When you see such a person come (or go again), select your thief, and
pickpocket the person. Don't worry if this fails - since he wants to
initiate a dialog FIRST, he won't have time to go hostile. Also, when he
starts walking off again, he also won't go hostile upon failing a
pickpocket, since his primary task is to walk away and disappear. This way
you can acquire various nice items.
The one person that comes to mind to me in this respect is Terminsel
(reshuffle the letters to get Elminster). Somewhere during the Harper
event with Jaheira, a mage named Terminsel will approach you and give you
a note. If you pickpocket him succesfully with the above tactic, you can
get two items off of him. One is a Ring of Protection +2, the other is an
Amulet of Protection +1.
Submitted By: Maurice
Don't Bother With Rielev
I discovered that in the beginning of BG2, in Irenicus
prison, instead of getting the activation stone from Rielev, you can just
pickpocket the golem and get the Sewage Golem Key. This is used to open all
doors in the prison. Even if you fail your pickpocketing the golem won't go
hostile and you can keep on trying =).
Submitted By: Hannwaas
Spells, Spells, and More Spells
At the location that you have labeled as "7" in your Bridge District map, I used Yoshimo, at pick-pocket
base 90 + 2 master thief potions, to steal everything the little stolen goods dealer has to offer (he has 4
potions of master thievery, so you'll come out ahead on the potions). If you're into wizards and love getting
your hands on every spell that you can, the little dealer has some pretty cool (expensive) spells that you
can easily liberate. Even if you're not into spells, you can just pawn them off to some other thief for some
extra gold pieces. As long as you're in super pick-pocket mode with Yoshimo, I would advise stealing all
the spell scrolls you want from the spell dealer in the Waukeen's Promenade, and from the spell dealer in
the Adventurer's Market Place (she's in the back, hiding behind a bookcase). When all this is done, you'll
find yourself with just about every scroll you could ever want... for FREE..... sweeeet.
Submitted By: Hannwaas
Ring of Acuity #2
You can pickpocket an extra Ring of Acuity before
Lavok, the wizard within the Planar Sphere, turns hostile (see the Ring of Gaxx strategy, this works the same).
Submitted By: Soon Sin Teo
Blackrazor and the "Good" Route
Instead of giving up Blackrazor to the genie, I had Jan pickpocket him for
the stone. My journal said that I gave the genie Blackrazor!!! Then I had
Jan enter in the cavern of fear to grab the next stone. He was immune to
the fear because of Blackrazor.
Submitted By: Jason