Thinking of playing through BG2 with a Mage/Cleric. However I'm a tad unsure of what npc's I should use to finish my party.
Cleric/Mage PC, Flail of Ages / Shield of Baldur
Mage Neera Boomerang Dagger, romance target
Thief Imoen/Yoshimo (Imoen will be EEkeeped to a Mage/Thief multiclass to handle thief duties), Bow. Staff of the magi for late game?
My current playthrough has Dorn and while I like him he wouldn't fit with the current party. Hexxat would be an option if it wasn't for her constant "That's right. No one here but us shadows..." whenever she succeeds in hiding. Not to mention her annoying cloak...
I've also used Jaheira, Minsc and Valygar quite a bit.
It feels like I'm missing a melee fighter but I'm not sure what one's are left after crossing away Jaheira, Minsc and Valygar. I don't like that stuckup cleric that's the female romance option (Anomen?). Does Neera and Edwin bicker a lot? And is it at a level that's "safe", aka not ending with them killing eachother?
But magic wise I feel I'm pretty sorted with 1 pure class mage and 2 multiclassed one's.