Dual-class combinations

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Dual-class combinations

Postby Reso » Thu Jul 13, 2006 6:42 am

What dual-class combinations aren't possible (without mods)? I had always assumed most would be possible but I read recently that out of the ranger classes, Beastmaster is the only one that can be dualled to a cleric or anything at all for that matter. Anyways, my question is what other dual-class combinations aren't possible? These are all the things I assumed were possible by judging multi-class options (note; by Fighter I mean Fighter + kits for example):

Fighter -> Mage
Fighter -> Thief
Fighter -> Mage/Thief
Fighter -> Cleric
Fighter -> Druid
Ranger -> Cleric
Mage -> Fighter
Mage -> Thief
Mage -> Fighter/Thief
Mage -> Cleric
Thief -> Fighter
Thief -> Mage
Thief -> Fighter/Mage
Thief -> Cleric
Cleric -> Fighter
Cleric -> Ranger
Cleric -> Mage
Cleric -> Thief

Hopefully you understand my post. I'm a bit of a BG2 newb and obviously this is only my second post here, too.

I appreciate any help. :)

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Postby Amran_X_Kaiser » Thu Jul 13, 2006 10:47 am

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Off-hand I wouldn't be tell you but someone would.

Initially what comes to mind is the Alignment factors - Kensai's for example cannot be chaotic alignment whilst a Druid can only be True Neutral.

I believe there was a Stalker/Cleric question awhile ago but that wasn't possible. Beastmaster/Cleric is possible but given the weaknesses of the Beastmaster the Ranger/Cleric has taken over for dualling.

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Postby SP101 » Thu Jul 13, 2006 11:05 am

You can't dual-class to/from a multiclass (Fighter/Thief --> Mage and Fighter --> Mage/Thief aren't possible dual classing options).

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Postby Reso » Thu Jul 13, 2006 11:27 am

[QUOTE=SP101]You can't dual-class to/from a multiclass (Fighter/Thief --> Mage and Fighter --> Mage/Thief aren't possible dual classing options).[/QUOTE]

My mistake, is Fighter -> Mage -> Thief, Mage -> Fighter -> Thief, or Thief -> Fighter -> Mage possible, however? I can't test these thing on my BG atm as it's not installed.

Also, to be more specific to my main post, anyone have any idea as to which of these are possible?

Avenger -> Fighter
Shapeshifter -> Fighter
Totemic -> Fighter
Lathander -> Fighter
Helm -> Fighter
Talos -> Fighter
Swashbuckler -> Fighter
Lathander -> Thief
Helm -> Thief
Talos -> Thief
Assassin -> Cleric
Bounty Hunter -> Cleric
Swashbuckler -> Cleric

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Postby Amran_X_Kaiser » Thu Jul 13, 2006 12:25 pm

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Yes all of them.

Even though some of them appear to be 'less-than-appealing' to play are doable.

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Postby SP101 » Thu Jul 13, 2006 2:46 pm

You can't have a tripe-classed character via dual-classing.
So no Fighter -> Thief -> Mage

But a Fighter/Thief/Mage is very similar to a Swashbuckler --> Mage..
A Cleric/Mage can easily become as powerful in melee as a Fighter/Cleric/Mage with the right buffs.