I finally managed with an Orc Warlord. I prepped Trisword, Health=>Attack, Smuggler's Den, and Perserverance Badge. I got really lucky, and I got both JJ, and a Keg of Mana, Keg of Health, Dwarven Gauntlets, and Fine Sword in the same run. Had -just- enough mana potions.
Thanks for the hint!