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6 months ago

I've finished the game twice now and only baaarely get to level 5 just before the final fight.  Are there only the three main map areas besides the home Caer?

GeneralGonzo
Level 4
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6 months ago

You know it´s early access, don´t you ?

6 months ago

There are some areas I missed in my first playthrough, for example there's a goblin encampment tucked away on the Caer Len map, with its own side-quest, if you go up the hill a bit after the first fight and explore around the next bend.

6 months ago

Oh I totally understand it's EA.  My question was if I genuinely missed something because the EA goes up to level 6 (so I've been told) but both playthroughs I haven't even come close to 6, so I was wondering if I just straight up missed something major (like a hidden area or quest line).  Working on a playthrough where I just travel back and forth to trigger enough random encounters right now just to test some of the higher level stuff.  

McLugh
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6 months ago

I've found that your final level at EA is really dependent on random encounters. My first play through I didn't get to level 5 until after beating the necromancer. In my second run I got a ranger for the goodberry rations and have just been going back and forth using random encounters to reach max EA level. 

Salohcin
Level 5
6 months ago

Nothing missed, only the three areas so far. I reached level 5 just before the final fight on my first play-through. This time I've random-encounter levelled to level 5 and am holding off going into the castle until I'm level 6. The character creator allows one to progress past level 6, just without new spell levels (though ability score increases/feats are coded in). As such, I was wondering how they have implemented the level 6 cap. If anyone knows, please share.

Дмитрий
Level 10
6 months ago

As such, I was wondering how they have implemented the level 6 cap.

I didn't reach it yet, but I believe it's either an XP cap or you don't get the option to level up during long rests.

6 months ago

Its an XP cap (once you hit level 6)

6 months ago

What is the final fight? I don't understand the "make it through the maze"

Strannik
Level 9
5 months ago

What is the final fight? I don't understand the "make it through the maze"

The final fight could be with old Necromancer in Bone Keeper castle.

You also have an option to use diplomacy to peacefully resolve the main quest in this location.

Duriel15
Level 6
5 months ago

The final fight of the EA is effectively with the Necromancer in the Bone Keep, if you fight him. As some have noted you do get more XP for killing everything and generally being the most murderous hobo. The devs are addressing this in future patches to make the peaceful options similarly rewarding in XP. Right now killing everything in sight will get you to lvl 6 faster. I hit 5 after beating the vamps in my run, didn't do any intentional random encounter grinding. Did not make it to 6 though.