Neverwinter Nights

Neverwinter Nights

Logo: the symbol of the People of the Eye

Theme: betrayal

Expansions: Shadows of Undrentide, Hordes of the Underdark

Team: 14 characters:

  • 2 male or female (the Hero of Neverwinter in the original campaign, Drogan’s Pupil in SoU and HotU)
  • 5 female (Linu and Sharwyn in the OC and HotU, Dorna in SoU, Nathyrra and Aribeth in HotU)
  • 7 male (Boddyknock and Grimgnaw in the OC, Tomi and Daelan in the OC and HotU, Xanos in SoU, Deekin in SoU and HotU, Valen in HotU)

Leads: the Hero of Neverwinter, Drogan’s Pupil

Villains: Maugrim, Morag and…spoiler! (OC), Heurodis (SoU), the Valsharess and Mephistopheles (HotU)

Favourite characters: Valen, Deekin, Daelan, Tomi

Disliked characters: Aribeth, Aarin, Boddyknock

Romances: 

  • for female characters: Aarin (OC), Valen (HotU)
  • for male characters: Sharwyn (OC), Linu (OC), Aribeth (OC and HotU), Nathyrra (HotU)

Favourite romance: Valen

Disliked romances: Aribeth, Aarin

Controllable characters: the Hero of Neverwinter, Drogan’s Pupil

Classes:

  • Fighter, Rogue, Cleric, Wizard, Druid, Ranger, Sorcerer, Barbarian, Monk, Bard, Paladin (OC)
  • Shadowdancer, Harper Scout, Arcane Archer, Blackguard, Assassin (SoU)
  • Champion of Torm, Dwarven Defender, Pale Master, Red Dragon Disciple, Shifter, Weapon Master (HotU)
  • Purple Dragon Knight (Patch 1.69)

Favourite classes: Wizard, Arcane Archer, Red Dragon Disciple

Disliked classes: Harper Scout, Purple Dragon Knight

Playable races: human, elf, half-elf, half-orc, dwarf, gnome, halfling

Favourite playable races: elf, gnome

Disliked playable race: human

Modes of transportation: feet

Starting level: 1

Final level: ~16 in the OC, ~13 in SoU, ~28 in HotU

Maximum party size: 2 in the OC and SoU, 3 in HotU

Final party: the Hero of Neverwinter/Drogan’s Pupil and anyone you like (my version: Hero of Neverwinter and Daelan for the OC; Drogan’s Pupil and Dorna in SoU; Drogan’s Pupil, Valen and Deekin in HotU)

Time to complete: ~80 hours (OC), ~20 hours (SoU), ~30 hours (HotU)

Favourite places: Neverwinter Wood (OC) because it’s a lovely forest; Fort Ilkard (OC) because of the riverside setting; Hilltop (SoU) because it’s a tiny village in the snow

Horrible places: Temple of the Winds (SoU) because of the extremely annoying enemies; Cania (HotU) because of the bleak atmosphere and the constant damage from the cold; Neverwinter (OC) because it’s dark and blandly designed

Oddities: Deekin is a kobold Bard, Xanos is a Sorcerer/Barbarian

Systems: PC, Mac

Remakes: Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition (PC and Mac via Steam)

Overview
Storyline
Characters
Romances
Playable races
Classes
Combat system
Gameplay
Music
Shadows of Undrentide
Hordes of the Underdark

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