Wartales is a tactical RPG in which players command a squad of mercenaries, and these are the finest classes to focus on.
Wartales’ dismal environment is filled of tough companions with a variety of battle techniques, each tailored to different purposes in its turn-based strategic combat. Each class will also feature a number of selectable Attributes and Specializations, which means that even combatants of the same class might have vastly varied play-styles and effectiveness. Furthermore, the weapon and armor types available to the various classes will differ depending on their role, so players must ensure that each character is equipped with the most effective weapons and armor for their class.
Players will be able to recruit a multitude of companions in the game, who are usually available in taverns and other spots throughout the game world, in addition to deciding which classes are available in the initial group.
While it is safe to say that Archer units are almost a requirement for every party, there are a few reasons why this class may be weaker than many other available options in the game. Archers are mostly a range-based class, with bows and a variety of offensive skills, as well as an improved movement range in combat.
The Archer can specialize as a Hunter, Beastmaster, or Infantryman, each of which grants unique powers such as control over animal companions, which is incredibly valuable. The fundamental flaw of this class is that when engaged, all of its strengths are neutralized, and Archers have weaker defensive skills than most other units.
The Spearman is perhaps the slowest-starting yet most unique class in Wartales. The Spearman is mostly a support unit with a variety of skills ranging from striking numerous times in a single turn and causing huge damage to passive protection abilities for allies. This class, armed with two-handed pole-arms, has three specialties to choose from: Harpooner, Herald, and Pikeman, each of which changes how this unit might be employed in combat.
From Level 3 onwards, the Spearman truly shines as a variety of new abilities become available, but for newer players, this class can be difficult to grasp at first.
The Ranger is an assassin-style character that primarily uses daggers, poisons, and unorthodox weaponry such as bombs and other projectiles. These units, which do additional damage when striking from behind, are best used in support and may wreak havoc on groups of opponents with their diverse skills.
Rangers can specialize as a Cutthroat, Strategist, Poisoner, or Assassin, and they excel at Thieving or Alchemy. The Ranger’s only vulnerability is their armor, which is significantly lighter than that of any other unit, making Rangers susceptible if they remain in the danger zone when faced with strong opponents.
The Swordsman class specializes in the usage of bladed weapons and can equip either a two-handed sword or a sword-and-shield combo to provide a more balanced unit. The Swordsman is a versatile class that may be used in a variety of ways depending on how players modify them. Protector, Fighter, Swordmaster, and Dueler are all specializations with their own skill trees and abilities.
While the Swordsman is an excellent class to have in any party, many of its abilities and uses can also be found in the Brute and Warrior classes. The Blacksmith, unsurprisingly, is the greatest profession for this class.
The Brute is a tank-style unit that deals damage and is best used in the center of fight to face numerous adversaries at once. Brutes, who can use a two-handed hammer or a weapon-and-shield combo, provide variety as well as power and area-of-effect skills on the battlefield. This class is perfectly suited to the Mining profession because it can specialize as a Vanguard, Smasher, or Destroyer.
Brutes can also pick between Medium and Heavy armor based on their speciality, improving the unit’s versatility – nevertheless, Brutes will always have tremendous damage output and pose issues for most enemy kinds. Their primary weakness is causing damage to their teammates or facing Elite opponents who can overwhelm or outmaneuver them, but for the most part, they will be smashing their way through columns of adversaries who can barely withstand them.
The Warrior is arguably the most important class type for any party to include. In addition to being one of the greatest units (1 against 1) in Drift Boss game, their variety of fighting talents and specialties, as well as a preference for most vocations, make them a perfect contender for the party’s Captain or Lieutenants. Warriors can be equipped with a wide range of skills, ranging from area-of-effect and passive support abilities to devastating single blows and enemy-weakening taunts.
Berserker, Executioner, Sentinel, and Barbarian specializations each have their own set of unique skills and weapon specialties. Warriors, like Rangers, can be equipped with either Medium or Heavy Armor, as well as throwing weapons in their off-hand. Overall, the Warrior is the finest single class-type for this diverse group of applications.
Wartales is now available on PC.