My first playthrough was a warrior Redguard but that file got glitched and couldn't finish it. My second playthrough was a battle mage that had magic in one hand and a one handed weapon in the other. His name was Vegeta. Lol My third playthrough is going to be a straight pure mage. I won't be using melee weapons or archery.
I'm kind of cheating right now. I'm in the first area where the guy is showing you how to sneak attack a bear, but I'm leveling up my Destruction and Sneak. I'm level 17 right now. Destruction is at level 51, Sneak at 82, and one handed at level 31. Will I be able to leave the area and be okay if I leave when my Destruction is at level 60?
Also, what other skill trees should I focus on for a pure mage besides destruction? I was thinking Restoration.
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If you're gonna go for pure mage, I would recommend going into each magic tree a little bit, especially Illusion, as that tree has the Silent Casting perk, which can help when you want to cast something and not be caught immediately.
EDIT: Oh, and Alteration has some nice spells and perks for defense that can come in handy, might want to check those out as well.
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Considering you'll be using Novice/Apprentice level spells until you can get to the college and buy better spells, you're going to be in a tight spot. Just don't level up too ridiculously fast.
A good pure mage uses almost all of the schools, by the way. Alteration and Restoration for defense (pure robes and Mage Armor or bust), Illusion and/or Conjuration for crowd control, and Conjuration and/or Destruction for dealing damage. You can't survive on Destruction alone.
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