New here as you can see by the number of posts.
I just wanted to know how many people have chosen aerie as part of their party.
I have played the game 5 times - never finished!
But i blame my college and teachers for giving me too much work for me not finishing the game.
Now i have seen that many people complain that aerie isn't much of a fighter or a cleric and she only has the ability to learn 11 spells per level.
As well as being damn annoying
However she can be an asset if you give her the right spells and equipment.
I personally equiped her with the gauntlets of ogre strenght, and staff of magi.
When getting that warhammer in the mind flayer caves, she proved to be a good warrior.
Now most people would say giving minsc or your main character the war hammer and gautlets would be a better idea.
But minsc has something like 18/93 why does he need them.
My main character had 18/00 - spent an hour getting that stat.
And you can equipe that girdle which sets strenght to 19 to one of your main warriors though IMO it does not do much if the NPC is already at 18 something.
Now as a cleric and mage, she can be quiet useful as an additional healer and she also has the offensive capabilities of a mage.
Now you really don't need the ability to memorise all 21 spells per level as there are only a couple, i would say max 6 which you are in constant need for per level.
Something like fireball, breach, pierce magic etc are a must.
And for level 6+ spells you can always give the ones she can't memorize to Imoen.
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