I have just finished ED and since I have DNS pack my hero was transported to FoV right after I've finished ED. Cool! Now I started FoV and naturally tried to mind-read Aurelius asap. OMG! 15000XP for a mind-read! I was like ok, he probably "contains" some skills and stats, I don't need those since 15000 XP is one level up anyway. I moved on, found a trader, cool. Mind-read to reduce prices of all that stuff he has that are twice as good as mine (more on that in second question
). Here comes the shock - 7400XP for a mind-read of non-essential NPC.
I don't want to make this any longer than I already did, all NPC have 7000+XP required for mind-read. This brings me to my first question:
- How many XP do the quests give? What level of enemies can I expect? (I don't mind spoilers) My concern is that if I spend 7400XP for mind-read of NPC for a side quest I wont get that much XP back. (I am level 35 atm)
and my second question is about the gear. During ED campaign I found stuff that I eventually enchanted using malachite gems (life line 100, HP regen 0.3%). Now, the trader in the city sells stuff for 50.000+ gold that are unenchanted yet better than my stuff
I am not emotionally attached to "my" stuff ofc, but I am rather fond of those malachite gems that I stuck into them, especially the hp regen stuff (all my jewelry has 0.3 regen).
- My question is: are the drops from monsters/quests as good as the stuff trader has? (I know they vary, I meant if you are able to get drops that are that good since there wasn't stuff like that in ED campaign). Are there more malachite gems to be found except for those two that trader in the square has. I only have 3 atm but I am reluctant to use them on this "new" stuff. Gold is not a problem since I can use runners to acquire gems and ingredients.
I asking all this because I am confused about how to proceed. All stuff is twice as stronger compared to stuff in ED, everything is like 10x more expensive including mind-read, and I just don't want to waste xp or gold (or gems), I am afraid that if I use mind-read I will get stuck on a level 35, and I am afraid of using gems for this new stuff in ED because I don't know if there are more to be found. (I am used to reading general guidelines in walktroughs and I found none for FoV yet)
thanks for reading