I think this might be a feature, actually, as TB said that charisma / appearance are now more important?
I have a feeling that goodwives and children don't wander around dungeons and attack monstrous trolls ;) Besides, the OP reported a quest-giving NPC (which is meant to be unique, I believe) spawning as a generic dungeon baddie.
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