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Old August 15, 2008, 04:46   #4
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Originally Posted by Donald Jonker View Post
I can only seem to get 2 blows with the troll priest. With only one blow isn't it best to go for the biggest weapon available? Unless there's another benefit to light weapons that I'm unaware of.
More blows is the main advantage of light weapons. Heavy weapons get more critical hits, if I recall correctly. Light weapons are also light, if you have weight issues. Plus, whips are fairly cheap.

I haven't played priestly types in too long, so I don't have a good feel for what the proportion of non-edged weapons is. As a warrior or mage I usually just get a dagger and wait to find a good dungeon weapon. If that works for priests, then the whip is a better buy because it is 100gp cheaper than the mace. 4-5 ?PD can be fairly valuable.
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