@lookout86: I had the same issue with every new party member. My latest addition currently can be killed by enemies before they've been able to move at the start of the battle which isn't exactly fun. I've got Gorodo to around level 25 and maxed out his speed, strength and defence and he still can't take the amount of punishment that Baldren and Dozeru can. His skills all push him into the brawler role where he can do some decent damage, especially againts the zombies, but he can't stay alive for long enough to be anywhere near useful.
A question regarding character development (Minor Spoilers)
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