Lore: how do you figure it out?

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Lore: how do you figure it out?

Postby Klorox » Sat Nov 06, 2004 10:16 am

I know your class, Int and Wis all affect how high your Lore is, but does anybody know how much?I plan on playing a low Wis Bard, but I don't know how low I can go without affecting my Lore ability.
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Postby Curry » Sat Nov 06, 2004 11:41 am

[QUOTE=Klorox]I know your class, Int and Wis all affect how high your Lore is, but does anybody know how much?I plan on playing a low Wis Bard, but I don't know how low I can go without affecting my Lore ability.[/QUOTE]


IIRC Bards get +10 lore per level
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Postby Klorox » Sat Nov 06, 2004 11:46 am

Yeah, thanks.

But how do you calculate the other factors?

Int and Wis affect your lore score... but how much?
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Postby The Great Hairy » Sun Nov 07, 2004 6:23 pm

The Lore bonuses for high Int and Wis are detailed in the manual - I currently don't have it with me, but I'll check it up for you tonight Klorox.

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Postby Zlarm » Sun Nov 07, 2004 11:02 pm

the table for bonuses/penalties goes something like this (assuming Icewind Dale and BG have the same tables, im using the IWD manual)

Stats = Lore bonus/penalty

3-6 = -20
7-9 = -10
10-14 = 0
15 = +3
16 = +5
17 = +7
18 = +10
19 = +12


you cant get any higher than 19, and thats only if you're a gnome (not even sure if they can be bards) so i will stop there.

BTW:

Bards: 10 lore/level
Thieves and Mages: 3 lore/level
All others: 1 lore/level

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Postby Galuf the Dwarf » Sun Nov 07, 2004 11:20 pm

Sure, Clerics and Druids require Wisdom for their spells, but you'd think that they'd have gain Lore points equivalent to a Mage or Rogue.
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Postby Klorox » Sun Nov 07, 2004 11:26 pm

[QUOTE=Zlarm]
you cant get any higher than 19, and thats only if you're a gnome (not even sure if they can be bards) so i will stop there.
[/QUOTE]


Thanks. PLease continue, though. Wisdom adds to Lore, and you can have up to a 21 WIS in BGI.
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Postby The Great Hairy » Thu Nov 11, 2004 8:49 pm

Heya Klorox, sorry about taking some time to get back to you on this, but here it is:

INT Lore WIS Lore
20 15 20 15
21 20 21 20
22 25 22 25
23 30 23 30
24 35 24 35
25 40 25 40

There you go!

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