Post by theonetruedingbat on Oct 19, 2018 8:33:29 GMT
Okay so, long story short I decided to pick up Morrowind for the first time since 2013-ish, got myself a fresh install, MWSE, Constance, and Julan to go have a grand old trip down memory lane. After spending my usual excessively long time searching for her (because I have no sense of direction), I met up with her, gave her some armor, a stabbing implement, and a bow with about 100 additional stabbing implements for use with the bow, but she had other plans.
When I went into the the ruins of Achoozuleft to get the dweomer puzzle box, she was punching things. Every. friggin. thing. The ghosts got punched, the robot spiders got punched, the bandits got punched, even my poor avatar felt the fury of her tiny bosmer fists at one point.
As funny and awesome as witnessing the rise of Constance Moar Fistin' is, I was kinda hoping for her to be the sneaky, arrow-shooting lass like how I remembered....
Anybody got any idea what went wrong/what I can do to troubleshoot this?
Is the bow repaired? Weapons, if broken, cannot be used.
What is her skill level with a bow? If it's too low she may ignore the bow. Also, I believe that she increases her skill level with use, so that the more she uses hand-to-hand, the more that skill levels, so that it becomes more likely she will continue to use hand-to-hand.
Constance starts with marksman skills so should use the bow unless there is something wrong with it; but if she had a blade she should have used that if the bow was unacceptable. Sounds like she is not recognizing her weapons; have you tried giving her different weapons? Otherwise try the old standby of leaving her somewhere for 72 hours, game time, then return and see if she is behaving.
I once had this problem with some character. I used the console and gave her a wide selection of bows and arrows. She started using them after some time. I lfet her to level a bit with them then removed the cheats. Problem was fixed. Did this with Vilja too when she insisted on melee weapons.