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Companions and missing out on XP while drinking in the boat

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    (3) Conjurer

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I also dislike this. It does add a psychological barrier to swapping party members since you have to switch in a "weaker" character. For most parts of the game it does not matter but if you like optimizing your group it is a hindrance since you have to "lower" your over-all  power level given a level difference of the switching party members.

Immersion does also not work for me personally i mean why are sidekicks always exactly the level of my main character upon recruiting them for the first time, even if they are just standing around somewhere, but sitting in my boat and traveling with me decreases their passive experience gain ?   

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    (3) Conjurer

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Agreed. Seems like a relic mechanic that is no longer appreciated in addition to all of the above mentioned points.



    (5) Thaumaturgist

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It's a minor issue. The companions staying behind is (i'm almost certain) never more than a level behind.


And once you bring them along they will gain relative more XP while lower leveled, if you shift-click on XP distribution for quests.

IE, they will soon catch up to your level.

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