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    Im taking a cohort because my group needs a healers,and I amthinking of making him a Wizard/Cleric/ Mystic theurge. I know how to get him into mystic theurge at 4.

    Or should I go Druid/ Wizard/ Mystic theurge/ Arcane Heirophant.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cranthis View Post
    Im taking a cohort because my group needs a healers,and I amthinking of making him a Wizard/Cleric/ Mystic theurge. I know how to get him into mystic theurge at 4.

    Or should I go Druid/ Wizard/ Mystic theurge/ Arcane Heirophant.
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    If all you really need from the guy is healing, an expert with umd as a class skill and a wand of CLW can do it.

    Unless you're actually using in-combat healing?

    There is, of course, the classic heal-bot cleric.

    Basically, what I guess I'm saying is this; unless it's a high-op game, keep the cohort relatively simple. It lessens the workload on you and the DM and will help to keep things running smoothly.
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    It would be simple to do this for me. I will probably do cleric since they can spontaneously heal. I'll just make sure the cleric is more important than the wizard part.
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    You could just have him go straight cleric or straight healer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cranthis View Post
    It would be simple to do this for me. I will probably do cleric since they can spontaneously heal. I'll just make sure the cleric is more important than the wizard part.
    Simple for you, sure. What about the DM? He now has to account for what's basically another PC. Adjusting encounters, adjusting treasure values, perhaps even adjusting the plot if your cohort happens to have one of those unfortunate plot-circumventing spells that he forgot to take into account.

    If you absolutely must have a theurge companion, at least consider a favored soul/sorcerer model. It's SAD and its spells known aren't so overwhelming. Btw, have you considered that, IIRC, after the adjustment for leadership this theurge will be casting at least 2 levels below you, even with early entry?
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    I am aware. Also, I might go with the Favored Soul/ Sorcerer way.
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    You could always make him an artificer who just creates a hundred healing belts. More cost efficient than wands of lesser vigor after 21 days.
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    Upon review, I'm gonna go Favored soul 4. Then I will take sorcerer and the next level Mystic theurge. If I change my mind I will go full Favored soul.
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    Bard, with healing spells and healing hymn.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cranthis View Post
    Upon review, I'm gonna go Favored soul 4. Then I will take sorcerer and the next level Mystic theurge. If I change my mind I will go full Favored soul.
    Where are you getting the skill ranks from? neither class has K/religion as a class skill.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ashtagon View Post
    Where are you getting the skill ranks from? neither class has K/religion as a class skill.
    Wizard released an article that says at first level Favored soul may choose knowledge religion or knowledge arcana. Even if this wasn't true, there are ways to get skills in class.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gwendol View Post
    Bard, with healing spells and healing hymn.
    Bard is a good idea, unless the party already has one.

    If its just a healer you are after though, then you should keep it simple. A full on caster will take time, and the spotlight, from the other PCs. Leadership is not generally considered the most powerful feat without cause. For this reason you should probably consider something innocuous like a Healer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cranthis View Post
    Wizard released an article that says at first level Favored soul may choose knowledge religion or knowledge arcana. Even if this wasn't true, there are ways to get skills in class.
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