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Apologies if this has been covered, but I couldn't find it in any searches. Since there is only one icon for a weapon, I can't place that weapon in two different weapon sets at the same time. This prevents me from using my best weapon in two different sets.

 

For example, I might want to use a shield for more survivability early in an encounter, but then swap the shield out and go dual wield once the enemies have thinned out a bit. Is there a way to do this that I have missed and if not, can it be added in an update?   

 

 

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This can't be done, currently, and it is indeed frustrating. It hasn't been an issue to me personally, but I can see how it would be very annoying to someone that bothers paying attention to resistances and using the best weapon. I've got exactly one sword-and-board fighter, and it's Edér, but I'm sure I would be incredibly annoyed if I was the tank myself, or if I dual-wielded much and wanted to switch weapons dynamically.

 

Weapon Sets should just be links to items that you keep in your inventory, would solve a lot of issues.

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Yeah, it comes down to the way IE-style (as opposed to NWN-style) weapon sets are arranged. The IE games had just the opposite problem, with a single shield/off-hand slot that obstructed changes in weapon style.

 

The only solution I can think of that would keep the IE model is making left-hand and right-hand slots separate. Characters would have a list of each (vertical in the inventory UI), and could only switch to a two-handed weapon if the left hand was empty.

 

The NWN approach would be more elegant, though.

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This was anounced in the game right? ghosting weapons and shield between sets?

PIllars of eternty (Hard) 1st playtrough: 155h, 38 m (main Ranger with bear(bow), Eder, Durance(off tank), Hirvais(off tank), Kana(ranged), Aloth/GM)
PIllars of eternty (PtoD) 2nd playtrough: 88h 30 m (main Bleak Walker Paladin, Eder, Barbarian, Monk, Rogue (ranged) Cypher(wand)
(not counting reloads and experimenting)
status i love the game, hate the bugs, and wish for better AI and Pathfinding

http://forums.obsidian.net/topic/78749-needed-qualyty-of-life-improvements-information-and-transparency/

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