Originally Posted by Avilan the Grey
Of course I had him in heavy armor. His DEX is so low that he still gets hit with EVERY BLOW, with heavy armor. His AC is lousy even with heavy armor (part of the problem is that he is an optmized 2H fighter, I admit).
I thought his Dex was 15 which isn't bad, and even if it was, you can very conveniently get Gauntlets of Dexterity in the very Gnoll Stronghold his quest is tied into. Just run a shield and don't send him face-first against people until he gains some levels, duh.