is the pranks and gifts DLC good for anything?

#1arvid_erikssonPosted 7/15/2011 5:39:41 PM
either I'm doing it wrong or there really is no real use for it
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#2KasumiSchoolgrlPosted 7/15/2011 6:43:29 PM

Well, I've personally found that in most cases a 50 increase in friendship is a bonus...never used the pranks, however.

#3widget624Posted 7/15/2011 7:31:19 PM(edited)
Sten's gift can be useful in battle if your using him but that's the only real advantage outside the approval manipulation and novelty value.
#4Dragonknight85Posted 7/15/2011 7:56:06 PM
Actually, you can use one of the pranks on Dog for a -50 Approval Penalty and increase it with the bones or Feastday Gift to 100 and actually get a approval bonus from him/her which was previously impossible before the release of Feastday Gifts/Pranks.
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#5KasumiSchoolgrlPosted 7/15/2011 8:10:41 PM

Yeah, Sten's feastday gift has proven useful to me, too. And the approval for dog seems to work with just the gift, even though his approval is already 100% - I gave him the stick and got the stat bonuses all at once.

#6arvid_eriksson(Topic Creator)Posted 7/16/2011 9:20:13 AM
*watches video expalining more*
ooh, you're not supposed to use it in camp

so I was using it wrong
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#7BananularPosted 7/16/2011 6:58:55 PM(edited)
The Butterfly Sword is the best weapon for Sten, imo. It's bright and colorful, like his soul. Also, I'm pretty sure Sten secretly loves butterflies. Yes. I have been drinking.
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#8FraustPosted 7/16/2011 11:18:59 PM
Forget Sten, I give my char that sword. I really like it.
#9bcarlPosted 7/17/2011 7:37:05 AM
The only other use I"ve seen is to lower Leliana's approval if raised too high, too fast. Zevran's feastday gift is quite fun, too, and adds a nice little bonus.

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#10Phr34kyMonkeyPosted 7/19/2011 11:53:44 AM
I use them for max Approval. You can also get unlimited amounts of the Gifts/Pranks with a bug with the Chest in Soldier's Peak, so you could give em all pranks and then gifts to bring it up. Its a novelty thing anyways.
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