Yeah, you might be right. They are either ML 3 or 5, not sure which.
Originally Posted by frank13
Yep, that's a good solo build. I tried something along those lines (although at the time the level cap was 16, so it was a 12/3/1 split). You will have a much better BAB in the early levels if you wait on the Sorc level until 3 or 4. And no matter when you take Sorc, by 20 you will be in much better shape for hitting things than the cleric/rogue build is. And yes, you are right, that build can use all wands in the game with no failure.
With the change's in mod 9 you can make a Drow char. Would a lvl 16 pali/3 Rog/1 Sor be a good idea. You would have a higher base attack and if i am right you can use all divine or arcane wands in the game. Only thing i am wondering about is UMD.
I don't see much use for UMD for this build (you can already use all wands and scrolls) unless you are looking to equip race restricted items. But in my opinion, these are not common enough to warrent spending skill points in for just that purpose.
The weakness of that build is going to be the Will save. Every solo build is going to have at least one weakness (it's the nature of the game that you cannot be good at everything with one character). With the 17/3 cleric/rogue, it's the ToHit. With this build, you are at the mercy of the casters.
When you are soloing, if you get hit with a spell that fails a Will save, it's usually game over for you. These are things like Command, Hold Person, Dancing Sphere, and so on. Failing a Will save is bad news when you are all alone, heh. So with that build, your motto is going to be "Kill the casters first!". That's true of any solo build, but even more-so for one with a low Will save.
Also, since you are not a primary caster class, you won't have nearly as many spell points, so you will need to rely on wands a lot more for healing. Your LoHs aren't going to go very far. That can get to be expensive pretty quick, so you'll have to be more frugal with your gold.
Just stuff to be aware of. It's a good solo split, and one that can go far. My most successful solo build to date was a paladin build.
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