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Rounding out the Evil Party
For my next playthrough, I plan to run with an Evil PC and a party to match. There is a problem, though: a mere 4 party members have an Evil alignment. And two of them have very similar job descriptions. Towhit, in order of appearance:
- Viconia: Evil healer, Undead-Turner and ranged attacker. Not strong enough naturally to wear Plate or Full Plate armour, very squishy in Constitution terms. Makes the lack of Gauntlets of Ogre Power in a non-imported game unfortunate.
- Edwin: Pure arcane spellcaster, who relies on learning extra spells per level per day to compensate for perfect Intelligence, adequate Constitution and everything else being really mediocre.
- Baeloth: Very, very similar to Edwin, but being a Sorcerer his spell selection is more limited and he doesn't rely on spell slots, giving him a weird mix of comparative restriction and flexibility.
- Dorn: Frontline fighter, built for inflicting damage first and tanking second. A mediocre Constitution means that he can't serve as your damage sponge unless he chugs Potions of Fortitude. (Ah, if only we had something like the Girdle of Fortitude from SoA.)
That's a very limited roster, and even with Charname being Evil and able to be any role they want there's still a 6th slot to fill. So I'm looking for your feedback on who should go in there, or whether I should just put another PC in there through Create Party.
N.B. I'm not adding Minsc and Dynaheir because you can't take them in a party with Edwin, and have no real interest in taking Khalid so don't bother suggesting him.
Rounding out the Evil Party 16 votes
Corwin - A properly-trained ranged attacker is rare and valuable.
Glint - Cleric/Thief can be a potent combination and he's good at both.
Rasaad - He's a decent enough monk and his skills are useful against trolls.
Volghiln - He's a decent warrior and the best Bard kit you've got. Make use of that.
Jaheira - Some Druid spells can be quite useful.
M'Khiin - Decent character arc, unique items, Insect Plague... what more do you need?
Neera - Might as well go full mage and do everything with spells. Should be good for laughs.
Safana - She's a single-class Thief, but she does her job well enough.