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Old 05-29-2020, 09:42 AM   #29
David Bofinger
Join Date: Jan 2018
Location: Sydney, Australia
Default Re: The Whip is just wrong

Originally Posted by hcobb View Post
Whip only blocks spells of the Wizard's IQ or one less (ITL 142) so for an average starting wizard that's IQ 17 and 16 spells.
This notional starting wizard with which you have such an unhealthy obsession doesn't have the ST 8 required to use a whip, so the issue is moot.

ST 8, DX 11, IQ 13
Which is superior in combat to a 30-point ST 8, DX 11, IQ 11 wizard ... but not very much. It's quite a penalty.
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