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Discussion in 'General Skyrim Discussion' started by Henry McDonald, Nov 28, 2011.
are they all the same or are there more powerful ones that are higher levels
I've watched my roommate, playing a caster-type character, with Onmund. Onmund was ROCKING some faces with his spells. I don't know for certain, but I would assume they vary, as well as varying by the gear you give them. Give them good gear, they equip it, they're better! I know I gave my melee companion a full legendary/double enchanted dragonplate set of armor, as well as a daedric weapon, and they were invincible, and were damn near one-shotting everything they attacked.
yeah they probably vary a little bit but i doubt it would be much. I think its more about what type of fighter they are and the equipment you give them.
I gave Lydia some Dragonplate armor I didn't want, as well as some Dwarven weapons. She was kicking some ass. I really want that Kahjiit from the Mage's College as my Companion, but I think I have to help him with those stupid scrolls first...
All these are good points but it all boils down to what level you get your companion at. For examples if I get a companion at level 4 it will stay level 4 for the whole time I play, whether I dismiss him or not. There is a way to fix this if your on PC I think, it's somewhere here on the forums, sadly I'm not exactly sure where...... I'll tell you if I find it.
Indeed you do. And he also exemplifies the title of "glass cannon". He was dead within minutes of me venturing in a dwemer dungeon. I did my best to keep him up (he went down but not out at least three times) and by then I had had enough. Poor cat had to go the way of the buffalo. :'C
Damnit. Looks like I'll be sticking to Lydia, Cicero, and the Companions as well...Companions.
I like Cosnach, but as far as the one that lays a beating on any and all I have Vorstag in all ebony gear i enchanted. As a conjurer/destruction style mage Vorstag and a Dremora Lord are bad ass while I surround the melee with wall of flames.
You should be able to collect Companions like Pokemon. And instead of storing them in a computer, you can do it in one of your houses. :3
Ya, but I lose companions. Anyone know what I mean? Like I'll fight with them or something and they dissapear. I hear when you buy a house they come back, is that true? But, companions are always good when fighting. The more, the maryer!
So far my Orc Blade Master has lost 2 travel companions. Faendal got skills by a Bandit Cheiftan in an ambush, and that Whiterun Brawling Barbarian girl got killed when Hired Thugs came after me for killing Anise. I've had Lydia since level 8 and I"m level 27 now and she is still going strong. We were clearing out Ice Troll Caves at level 21.
I tell you what i'm REALLLY close to trading in Lydia on my warrior. Every time i go to power attack something she pops up out of thin air and I end up bashing her skull in! Really thinking about being a squishy I don't particularly need someone to stand between me and where the pointy end of my sword is going.
Had the same problem with the damn War Dog I bought in Marketh. On 3 reloads it didn't last 2 fights. Ultimately, the poor fella got between a Snow Cave Bear and my Beserker Rage and died for the last time. Not sure if they can be purchased again but what a waste of 500gp.
On the bright side....dog meat!
I should also add, equip Lydia with a bow and she will usually hang back in fights and plink them with the bow. I always give her the best bow I can craft and she doesn't get in the way too much. It's very rewarding when you go to loot a corpse and she that she helped pin cushion them. I've seen her one shot Horkers with a Epic Glass Bow I gave her.
I need to remember this. I took anything even remotely ranged from her when I discovered she had emptied out every last charge of my sanguine rose. Companions need time out sometimes.
Shame. He looked like a pretty good caster, but judging by his scrolls i guess I should have expected some incompetence
Which is funny; he was boasting of his magical prowess (or at least remarkable ambition) in Saarthal.
"Not everything is a competition" indeed. I'm the freakin' Arch Mage with Master-Level spells now.
Ol' faithful (Lydia) one day i just let her die though because i was tired of companions... oh and urgsted te unbreakable(Spelling?) turns on you if you break the law so... im going with lydia. with nice armor and weapons
I found Illia the most powerful so far. I was level 28. She is the omly companion that I've seen that has she has a killed a dragon by herself. She is a witch, with a nasty ice spell. However, be warned, if you dismis her, you lose her.