Playable Dendroids & NPCs
Kinda suggested by equs:
equs: I voted for dendroids, because I loved them in Heroes 3 and they would be awesome as characters in the Merge. They couldn't wear Gloves, Helmets, or Boots, but everything else. And they could be recruited like Caury (the dark-elf shooter) from a special tree on any continent.
Templayer: I would prefer for the males to look like those in Heroes. My previous idea was - remove equipment skills, add unarmed and dodge, add racial Earth Magic, Self Magic, Regeneration, Alchemy (who better to know what plants to mix... than actual plants :D ), and have the ability to "overgrow" any armour (can equip any armour, visually different sprite when worn (overgrown), armour breaks when de-equipped). That is something I would like to make myself (the "overgrown" armour sprites). would automatically have higher defense (barkskin) and attack (tendrils) than base (not completely unlike dragons).
Toby: For every playable Character there must be an NPC equivalent.