Originally Posted by Maylander
As I wrote in the spoiler tag on the previous page, the ending is a huge step up in difficulty. It was a roadkill for my party - I simply got butchered every time I tried. I completed most of the game, but my party leader was so good at avoiding combat, I hardly had to fight.
I still haven't completed SoZ (final fight remaining), so I wouldn't know how. You should probably be level 17-18 or so I guess.
I am considering making a new party at some point, and go all out power builds just to annihilate the final boss.