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Backstab or Sneak Attacks
I see the difference between backstabs and sneak attacks I think. What is in your opinion better? With backstab the damage might me far better but sneak attacks require less setup and can also cripple the enemy, which lowers their hit rolls, afaik. One question though remains: how often can I sneak attack an enemy? When backstabbing I always have to restealth. But is every attack from behind or the side is considered a sneak attack with bonus damage? And can you only do that once to an enemy? The combat log is not clear regarding that, because I often get the message that a monster has been immune to my sneak attack and I don't know whether thats the case because I already hit it once with it or because I missed the sneak attack.
What do you prefer in IWD or in general and why?