need help in solo sorc

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need help in solo sorc

Postby IHateUsernames » Mon Apr 07, 2003 6:23 am

I think I am going to solo sorc and need some help.

1. Should I use console to get bag of holding?

2. What quests and/or areas are best to begin with?

And any tips you might have would be apreciated
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Postby Graeye » Mon Apr 07, 2003 7:02 am

I would recommend CLUA for a Bag of Holding (this is a necessity)and Boots of Speed (more to speed up gameplay than for "cheating"); everything else can be obtained in the normal course of the game.

The early going will be difficult but you will quickly become very powerful, so have patience.

You will find Wands of Fire and Cloudkill VERY useful.

Start with the Circus Tent, Slavers, Bloodscalp and the room upstairs at Seven Vales; these will get you bumped several levels and give you enough cash to buy the Robe of Vecna and other goodies. Once you reach Level 15 and can summon Skeleton Warriors, you can take on almost anybody.

For further hints and tips, see my "Solo Sorcerer" posts from a few weeks ago.
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Postby IHateUsernames » Mon Apr 07, 2003 7:17 am

thank you. that was were I got the idea since i have been playing for years and like the sorc. i'll do that
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Postby IHateUsernames » Tue Apr 08, 2003 5:18 am

Now I have problems with traps. they keep killing me. anybody know of a way to stop this?
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Postby Graeye » Tue Apr 08, 2003 6:01 am

Your familiar can help to a limited degree but, other than that, you'll just have to endure them.

Save frequently.

Remember that Tensers Transformation might get you past a particularly ugly trap.

Don't even worry about chests; there's nothing crucial in any of them.
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Postby IHateUsernames » Tue Apr 08, 2003 7:16 am

forgot to summon familiar. thought i had to litle life

there are some chests with some good items in. the iron horn of ?????? is in a chest.

but the worst traps are petrify traps. i have already found 2 and was killed both times. how can i avoid this (exept walking with spell imunity all the time) and i always check chests
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Postby Minerva » Tue Apr 08, 2003 7:23 am

Protection from Petrification (scroll/spell) or Potion of Mirror Eyes (or something like that) should work.... I think.
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Postby IHateUsernames » Tue Apr 08, 2003 1:18 pm

In the gain the service of sir ????? for the temple should i keep the real ilitium and use it on a mace of disruption (wich i cannot use) or give him the real thing?
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Postby khaselri » Tue Apr 08, 2003 5:01 pm

Well if u realy wanna know Sir Sarles will realize the illuthium thats fake is fake. You'll wanna avoid giving him the fake stuff if you have a good char(for roleplaying sake). But if you need money gat the mace upgraded and sell it, but im not sure if u'd make money from that since it costs money to upgrade. :(
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Postby Bruce Lee » Wed Apr 09, 2003 6:25 am

It is imho more rewarding to not use clua, you can do without the bag until you find it and the same with the boots. Stoneskin and mirror image will protect you from most traps and spell turning from the rest.
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Postby IHateUsernames » Wed Apr 09, 2003 9:13 am

Originally posted by khaselri
Well if u realy wanna know Sir Sarles will realize the illuthium thats fake is fake.


I usually give him the fake to get the +2 mace but since i cant use it ill just give the real to him.
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Postby IHateUsernames » Thu Apr 10, 2003 5:46 am

should i get the belt of internal barier or the giant strenhgt belts
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Postby Kaitsuburi » Fri Apr 11, 2003 8:46 am

Early on, while your still weak and vulnerable, learn use and abuse Sunfire and Melf's Meteors. The former ignores magic resistance IIRC and can hit improved invisible creatures you can't otherwise target with spells (think spirit trolls and Torgal). With the latter, you can fell even Adamantine Golems. Wicked wicked wicked.

Sorcerors are probably one of the easiest classes to solo. Challenging only in the beginning, after you get Project Image and the Lvl 8 & 9 spells, you are a killing machine :cool:

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Postby IHateUsernames » Fri Apr 11, 2003 3:28 pm

Just telling how it goes (thnks for all the help i got from you):

Sorceror: lv 22

finally got the ring of gaxx
chapter 3
stats: 19 str
19 dex
11 con
16 int
18 wis
11 cha (thiis is with items on)

AC: -2

70 hp

equipment:

Staff of the magi
Stilleto of Demarchess (going to change this to a sling or firetooth (where is firetooth?) later)
Robe of Vecne
Ring of Gaxx
Ring of the Ram
Belt of Hill giant strenght
Boots of speed
Cloak of the sewers
Amulet of power
4 potion of superior healing
Golem manual (flesh)
Wand of the apprenti
Pale green ioun stone

save -4 (all)

THAC0 8

Should i change equipment to something else. Give me your ideas (still in chapter 3)
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Postby kemra » Sat Jun 26, 2004 11:51 am

:confused: [QUOTE=IHateUsernames]Should i change equipment to something else. Give me your ideas (still in chapter 3)[/QUOTE]
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Postby Skuld » Sat Jun 26, 2004 7:39 pm

I really hate keeping up old dead threads, but the last previous post on the thread was April of last year. Please pay attention.
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Postby mbz » Mon Jun 28, 2004 8:34 am

[QUOTE=IHateUsernames]should i get the belt of internal barier or the giant strenhgt belts[/QUOTE]


Unless you have chosen Protection from magic energy, definately get the belt of inertial barrier. It'll save your butt in skull traps.
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