So, I just started a new game after downloading the last patch. Got to Ustengrav for The Horn of Jurgen Windcaller (I'm level 5, playing on Novice [don't ask]), and there is an Arch Necromancer in the first area that two-shots me with Ice Spike. What the....?
Go get a follower, let them do most of the work. Also, I am fairly sure that if you wait long enough, he/she will go fight Draugr and be weakened a bit. --- "I breathe now in royalty and reshape this land which is mine." "Zin krif horvut se suleyk"
I have Lydia, and she is going down as fast as I am. I guess I will try and wait to see if he runs off. He didn't last time, but I didn't wait all that long. Why is he there though? I've played new characters at least half a dozen times and don't recall ever seeing this before...?