Most hated creatures

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What do u hate most?

Mindflayers
70
51%
Dragons
7
5%
Beholders
30
22%
early game umberhulks ewww
13
9%
Golems
17
12%
 
Total votes: 137

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Postby Aubrey » Sun Jun 30, 2002 2:22 am

They may be benign compared to many other creatures in the game, but I can't STAND mephits! They are so annoying!


They might be annoyed but not lethal! Just my thought.



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Postby Jaesha » Sun Jun 30, 2002 5:35 am

Ok, so I got a lvl 40 monk, capable of taking almost anything but dragons down by himself. What really pissed me off was the demi-lich, or was it just lich?, in ToB, think it was in WK.
I had to slayer change in the room it was in, (because you change back to human by entering another room while being slayer, anyway, I did) leaving me merely 1 second to do it before I got imprisoned (hate it!!). I think I tried bout 20 times before I succeded, leaving me pretty *frustrated*. ;)
Anyway, Elder Orbs and Mind Flayers would have to be my most hated.
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Postby Jaesha » Sun Jun 30, 2002 5:40 am

I also had some probs with mr. Firkraag, but after sending 11 cloudkills in on him, while standing out of sight, he took more damage than he could heal. :D :p
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Postby Nomer » Sun Jun 30, 2002 6:45 am

Mindflayers.

Though, Kangaxx was a pain.

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Postby Impaler987 » Sun Jun 30, 2002 9:18 am

Originally posted by Aubrey


They might be annoyed but not lethal! Just my thought.



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That's exactly what I said before (benign=not lethal)

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Postby Aubrey » Sun Jun 30, 2002 1:30 pm

That's exactly what I said before (benign=not lethal)


Ooooops! I didn't even notice the word "benign". Sorry! :o



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Postby garazdawi » Sun Jun 30, 2002 3:06 pm

I just h8 those umber hulks in De'Arniseses keep. They freak me out. I always get confused and killed onless I have a really good Wiz on the team :mad:
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Postby Astafas » Sun Jun 30, 2002 4:12 pm

Originally posted by garazdawi
I just h8 those umber hulks in De'Arniseses keep. They freak me out. I always get confused and killed onless I have a really good Wiz on the team :mad:


Throw in a Cloudkill and then close the door. :D Or cast Death and watch them die right away.
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Postby garazdawi » Mon Jul 01, 2002 3:04 am

But that's just so cheezy ;)
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Postby [-Mortician-] » Mon Jul 01, 2002 2:02 pm

blah

theres nothing i hate more than a monster i can't beat the crap out of.......if i can't hit him with my trusty two-handed sword then forget him.. thats why i hate those bloody golems........flesh/clay specifically
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Postby NiteWulf » Mon Jul 01, 2002 2:14 pm

I really really really hate those darn mindflayers.
I first ran into them in the Sewers of Athkatla right in the beginning and got C-R-U-S-H-E-D!

After hours of lvl 1 animal summoning I defeated them with my +1 arrows and +1 sword.

They also were a problem in the Underdark
I never found Adjatha the Drinker +2 or other mindshielding items so I had to summon a few animals, cast some cloudkills, and just wait for them to kill the animals, confuse my party and then kill me.


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Postby Aubrey » Mon Jul 01, 2002 5:25 pm

But that's just so cheezy


garazdawi,

After starting the Sola mod, I changed my mind on cheesy tactics. Any cheese one to beat Bodhi? :mad: And I haven't yet gone to the Asylum...


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Postby dopplehanger » Sun Jun 08, 2003 3:51 pm

Just wanted to bump a pop poll back when i started posting damn im annoying haha

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Postby IHateUsernames » Mon Jun 09, 2003 7:40 am

it depends on class and if you are soloing. a mage or sorc or cleric can easily beat mindflayers with summon

fighters and rangers and thief with UAI can use shield of balduran

dragons are really not that hard with good cheese (thank you UserUnfriendly) or a high level party

golems are WEAK with good weapons or spells

avoid umberhulks until later (you can just wait untill higher level)
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Postby Scayde » Mon Jun 09, 2003 4:47 pm

Originally posted by Littiz
Improved Mind Flyers (Solaufein Mod)
Shessh...you said it Littiz. I wish at times I could just console them out of the game :o

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Postby Chanak » Wed Jun 11, 2003 4:50 pm

@Scayde: Yeah, I'd have to say that the octopus heads (mind flayers) are my least favorite monster to face. Feel fortunate that the Flayers in BG2 aren't true to the Pen and Paper Mind Flayers of the D&D game...now those are bogus, being able to cast clerical spells in addition to shlorping the brain right out of your head. :eek: :D

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Postby Xyx » Sat Jun 28, 2003 2:33 pm

If you have the Shield of Balduran, beholders get easy. Cloak of Mirroring is a good backup. Just stand there and let them kill themselves.

If you have the Ring of Free Action, Boots of Speed and Shield of Harmony, Mind Flayers get easy. You're immune to psionics, so just run up, bash, then run off when you get hit and wait for the Int drain to fade.

Dragons... them's annoying because they have no weakness that you can exploit every time.
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