Ye can find yerself away from the battlefield for decades, but the memories never leave ye.
Raising me three children has been me pride, but battle is my calling, and there be no finer foe than the ogres scattered across this land. Haela Brightaxe call is for us to dispense of such monsters before they threaten my kin, and the chaos of these times gives me full cause to leave retirement and return to the bloodshed.
I'd rather die with a hammer in me hand than idle and bored with children who have left the nest and are eager to ignore mother's prattling of wisdom. I plan to remind them of my legacy I have laid as a priestess. Ye would be wise to have me.
This mod adds a new joinable NPC to the game: Helga, a dwarf priestess.
She can be found south of Beregost on the road, surrounded by a few fallen ogres. She will join any party, though if your reputation falls too low she will leave. Her starting level will vary pending on the players at time of recruitment.
Proficiencies: Two Handed Weapon Style (1), Warhammer (1)
Alignment: Chaotic Neutral
Helga's Kit comes with the following abilities:
-May Cast Hurl Stone Once Per Day. Gains one use at level one and an additional use every five levels thereafter.
HURL STONE: The priest creates a magical stone the size of their palm, which flies out of their hand and into the intended target. The stone does 1d6 direct magic damage per five levels with no save, although it does not bypass magic resistance. If the creature fails a save vs spell, they are also knocked down for two rounds.
-May Cast Flamebolt Once Per Day. Gains one use at level one and an additional use every ten levels thereafter.
FLAME BOLT: The priest calls forth a holy two-handed blade of flame named after Haela Brightaxe's favored weapon. The caster is treated as if a fighter with mastery level of proficiency in the weapon. The blade does 1d10+1 damage, +1 fire damage, with a THACO bonus of 1. These are all improved by one every ten levels. The blade acts at a speed factor of nine and lasts for five rounds, plus five more every ten levels.
Q: Is this compatible with EET?
Q: Will there be a BG2 Portion?
A: After I finish all of the planned NPCs for BG1, I will work on their BG2 content. This is vaguely scheduled to be done in October.
Q: Is this character romanceable?
A: No, nor will there be any added in future content.[/spoiler]
Q: Why a dwarf NPC?
A: There aren't any female dwarves recruit able in the Baldur's Gate Saga, and there aren't any mods I know with one either, bar Glam's excellent NPC pack, though that only covers BG:EE. So this mod will give this race and gender coverage for the entire saga.
I am very happy to receive feedback. Please post in the forum thread where this mod was uploaded, so I can implement ideas and criticism accordingly. Stylistically this mod is designed to be a lighter NPC mod, with a quest, banters, dialogue, but I have no issues adding in more content where requested.
v1.0: Initial Release
v1.1: Minor update: Fixed Helga's weapons.
v1.2: Fixed Baeloth Banter.
v1.3: Fixed Experience Bug in SoD
v1.31: Fixed Kit Spells potentially causing a crash.