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    I find skilled is pretty useful for elven characters as dodge usually has very poor dice rolls. It’s pretty handy for necro as well, as they even get mediocre dice for concentration, let alone food preservation or any other skills for that matter

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    I think Skilled is an attractive option for a wide range of R/C combinations. In the early game it lets you raise survival skills like First Aid faster. In the longer run, many characters have a few skills they find hard to raise. Imo, investing one talent here is often worth it. But investing two or even three of them is usually too much - although in a few cases you might consider it. Which makes it a very well balanced talent line.
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    Seems like unlike me, most people do the reasonable thing and take skills that enhance early game survival, where they make the most difference.

    I almost invariably go for Treasure Hunter and Immune to Pain, both of which are more quality of life skills for the mid game. I may take Tough Skin and possibly Iron Skin early if the character faces a difficult early game though. Immune to pain just seems to make the TOEF so much easier, needing just the Elemental Gauntlets and the RotHK, or even having a spare ring slot if intrinsic fire resistance is acquired.

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    Immune to pain is a great early game survival talent too, one of the best.

    Tried the Stealthy talent. I love it, it's another good option for early game survival now. It makes a very clear difference and can easily save your life if you run into some out-of-depth monsters early, for example in a mixed threat room.
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    I haven’t picked the stealthy talent ever... do you notice a significant increase in pick pocket success?

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    Yeah, it makes pickpocketing fail a lot less. But more importantly, it significantly improves your chances to walk away from monsters without being noticed. I don't remember the talent helping this much before the talent makeover.
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    Quote Originally Posted by grobblewobble View Post
    Immune to pain is a great early game survival talent too, one of the best.

    Tried the Stealthy talent. I love it, it's another good option for early game survival now. It makes a very clear difference and can easily save your life if you run into some out-of-depth monsters early, for example in a mixed threat room.
    Maybe I should try it.
    If I start with 2 I could get ItP at lvl 6 which isnt that bad, getting it at 9 ... I dunno.
    2 pv and -1 dmg is quite a lot at that stage.
    It does require 15 to and 15 will, which is sort of the character that I'd have a very good success rate with.

    I'd probably take healthy+long stride instead.

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