Fight without ranged weapons - How to? (mild spoilers)

tong
Level 1
3 weeks ago

Hello!

I decided to build a party of four paladins. Swords only, knights don't use bows, that's what archers are for. And crossbows are condemned by them.

In the room behind the floating library I managed to kill every enemy except the albino. He ist flying all the time using his ranged attack, not even thinking about coming near my swords.

I managed once to send him into a magic sleep with a scroll (Out-of-character move of despair), but before I was getting near to him, he was awake and flying again.

There is no room with a low ceiling to lure him into and the doors are closed.

Any ideas how to defeat him?

DrDarkspeed
Level 3
3 weeks ago

Thrown weapons?

tong
Level 1
3 weeks ago

@DrDarkspeed:

Of course I have no spears with me, it didn't feel like In-Character-Paladin. Maybe I have to load an early savegame and buy some in Caer Cyflen...

@Berengar:

Discord tells me, that there are no textchannels on this server. o_0?


At the end, I am too keen on playing an idealized role?

Skryia
Level 11
3 weeks ago

At some point one would think the buff wears off and he runs out of spell slots. If one of your Paladins took Oath of the Motherland, you could maybe knock him out of the sky with Scorching Ray.

tong
Level 1
3 weeks ago

@Skryia:

It looks like he used his tiny, cute cantrips to roast me low and slow..

And OF COURSE none of my paladins took "Oath of the Motherland". Should have read the fineprint.

OK, screw the earlier savegame and restart from scratch with new paladins.

And using the abilities of a sacred oath is perfectly In-Character for a paladin.


Thanks to you all,

tong



Quesci
Level 2
3 weeks ago

Oath of Tirmar could Hold Person. Sleep is also a Tirmarian spell, so I don't see why using a Scroll of Sleep is out of character. Unless all of your paladins were Devotion?

Also, there is a hidden room to the left of the stairs (past the chest, around the corner, push aside the boulder). In that room, you have cover unless the enemies come in to fight you, and less maneuverability for flying.