Dawnguard or Vampires?

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User Info: Raven_Naobi

Raven_Naobi
5 years ago#1
Who should I side with? My character is essentially good, but that could change, could someone outline what happens throughout the alignments and the benefits or either one.

User Info: f0rge

f0rge
5 years ago#2
vampire for sure

the quests are all the same, only thing different is who gives it to you.

bottom line is that at the end of the DLC Volkihar > Fort Dawnguard
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User Info: MRoberts88

MRoberts88
5 years ago#3
When I tried to go with the Vampires, I couldn't talk to the guy that gives me the Blood Chalice quest.
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User Info: BluesSoul617

BluesSoul617
5 years ago#4
f0rge posted...
vampire for sure

the quests are all the same, only thing different is who gives it to you.

bottom line is that at the end of the DLC Volkihar > Fort Dawnguard


Lmao. The vampire is known to have a glitch. Serana as your follower majorly weakens your Drain Life spell AND she's with you almost the entire quest. A minor glitch shows that when wearing any type of Thieves' Guild headgear, it glitches and doesn't show it but instead a bald spot.

The Dawnguard lets you get the Enhanced Dwarven Crossbow. In the end, you can still decide to be a Vampire, get this crossbow, AND not have Serana with you. Dawnguard all the way.
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User Info: PKStarwave

PKStarwave
5 years ago#5
You also extremely good gear on the vampires side (in the form of rings)
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User Info: Ruppe21

Ruppe21
4 years ago#6
I picked vampire but I switched to an older save and picked Dawnguard after 4 hours.
You're supposed to be stronger as a vamp but instead you're weak as a mudcrab.

The vampire lord form is kind of a FAIL too imo,by the time you change your companion already killed the enemy most of the time.

Also no looting as a VL and no entering doors,combine that with the terrible no stamina regen and you have a recipe for annoyance.

User Info: irethkat

irethkat
4 years ago#7
Ruppe21 posted...
I picked vampire but I switched to an older save and picked Dawnguard after 4 hours.
You're supposed to be stronger as a vamp but instead you're weak as a mudcrab.

The vampire lord form is kind of a FAIL too imo,by the time you change your companion already killed the enemy most of the time.

Also no looting as a VL and no entering doors,combine that with the terrible no stamina regen and you have a recipe for annoyance.


O.o really? In my experience VL is vastly overpowered if anything. Also you can enter doors with no issue, unless they're locked. It's true you can't loot, and you can get stuck in some doorways due to your size I guess.

The drain life you get is overpowered, but if Serana tags along she makes it really weak for some reason. There isn't any no stamina regen either. Unless you're in the sun. But that's because you're, you know, a vampire. The sun is bad for you.
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User Info: Ruppe21

Ruppe21
4 years ago#8
Oh I didn't know Serena weakened your life drain,gotta check that out some time.

User Info: Raven_Shikumi

Raven_Shikumi
4 years ago#9
If you go DG you might as well not bother being a VL, because you'll be a **** one having missed out on all the good gear for it
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User Info: Roanark

Roanark
4 years ago#10
Vampires... In my opinion the story feels a lot better...
Of course being a werepyre is a great bonus too; of course that's from a glitch.

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