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Stalkers, two-weapon-fighting and backstab question
Stalkers have become my favorite class to play lately (though I've got several different-but-fun games going currently). I've put focus on two weapon fighting, as it seems silly to do otherwise when playing a ranger in 2nd addition (unless it's just for roleplaying reasons), as it wastes one of the great advantages of playing one. I find it slightly annoying that Kivan and Minsc both specialize in two handed weapons and can't be optimized for two weapon fighting in BG1 b/c of this, meaning you can't give 2 pips in say longsword and a 3rd pip in two weapon fighting for Kivan before level cap, for example, b/c he used them up on halberd.
It seems that in order to stay with the two weapon fighting theme, and widen my backstab options, I need to stick with clubs as my first blunt weapon option for my character (already have 2 pips in longsword). I realized this after I chose flail at the 6th level mark and noticed that it doesn't work for backstabbing (can backtrack to earlier save).
My question is this: I know that some creatures are immune to backstab and some immune to edged weapons (need blunt weapons for). Are these the same creatures typically? In other words, can I backstab some creatures using clubs that would be immune to the same with swords?
Also, are there good clubs in BG2? Yes or no will suffice on this one...no need for spoiler please:)