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Which character the game thinks is the "strongest fighter" in your party
In my run through BGEE, I've reached AR5200 (the area Dudleyville calls Dryad Falls) and just encountered the four gnolls who challenge your "strongest fighter" if you claim you can't pay their toll. Currently, the game seems to think my strongest fighter is Imoen, presumably because she is level 5 and everyone else is at most 4. While not a bug, this is definitely not optimal game behavior. As an experiment, I loaded from a quicksave I made shortly before the encounter, and dropped Imoen from the party temporarily. After talking to the gnolls, the game picked Minsc, probably because of those in the party who are level 4 in (one of) their class(es), he has the most hit points.
Now that you all know the situation, here is my question: what attributes of a character do you think should be checked to determine the "strongest fighter"? In my opinion, the best way the game could determine this is to check a character's base THAC0 (or if possible, THAC0 with a modifier from strength without magical enhancement), and then hit points. What are your thoughts?