This is for the ps2 version, I never knew there was an Xbox version...
Choose easy mode. Elf is most fun.
Progress through these levels:
1.City Under Siege
Better weapons and armor are important, yet can be missed along the way.
Armor1 -Dungeon Passage
Weapon1 -Plague Town
Weapon2 -Sunken Harbor
Armor2 -Standing Stones
Weapon3 -Imperial City
Armor3 -Throne Room
Weapon4 -Dungeon Deeps
Nomatter what, you will eventually get enough gold to max out your list of moves. 5000+ gold to spare.
Put your stat points into Attack, you will get beyond level 10 even if you skip most battles. Final boss is super easy. This game is super easy.