Originally Posted by DarthParametric
The difficulty is pretty uneven in places. A lot of the toughest fights are random encounters and side-quests. Wolves seem to be the bane of many people's existence if the official forums are anything to go by.
I can attest to this. I just died to some mutant dog and his 3 or 4 hounds. After that, I cleaned up a party of Darkspawn and licked their bones.