Class determines many important features for a character, including role, hit points, powers, class features, weapon, implement, and armor proficiencies, and skills. Individual classes are often prerequisites for feats, paragon paths, and so on. Some classes have more specialized subclasses.

Class Power sources Primary roles Key Abilities Main references
Ardent Psionic Leader Charisma, Constitution, Wisdom PH3
Artificer Arcane Leader Intelligence, Constitution, Wisdom EPG
Assassin Shadow Striker Dexterity, Charisma Dragon #379, HoS
Assassin (Executioner) Martial/Shadow Striker Dexterity, Charisma HoS
Avenger Divine Striker Wisdom, Dexterity, Intelligence PH2
Barbarian Primal Striker Strength, Constitution, Charisma PH2, HotF
Barbarian (Berserker) Martial/Primal Defender & Striker Strength, Dexterity HotF
Bard arcane leader Charisma, Intelligence, Constitution PH2, HotF
bard (skald) arcane/martial leader Charisma, Intelligence HotF
battlemind psionic defender Constitution. Wisdom. Charisma PH3
cleric (templar) divine leader Wisdom, Strength, Charisma PH, HotFL
cleric (warpriest) divine leader Wisdom, Constitution HotFL
druid primal controller Wisdom, Dexterity, Constitution PH2, HotFK, HotF
druid (protector) primal controller Wisdom, Constitution, Dexterity HotF
druid (sentinel) primal leader Wisdom, Constitution HotF
fighter (knight) martial defender Strength, Constitution HotFL
fighter (slayer) martial striker Strength, Dexterity HotFL
fighter (weaponmaster) martial defender Strength, Dexterity, Wisdom PH, HotFL
invoker divine controller Wisdom, Constitution, Intelligence PH2
monk psionic striker Dexterity, Strength, Wisdom PH3
paladin divine defender Strength, Charisma, Wisdom PH, HotFK, HoS
paladin (blackguard) divine striker Strength, Charisma HoS
paladin (cavalier) divine defender Strength, Charisma HotFK
psion psionic controller Intelligence, Charisma, Wisdom PH3
ranger martial striker Strength, Dexterity, Wisdom PH, HotFK
ranger (hunter) martial/primal controller Dexterity, Wisdom HotFK
ranger (scout) martial/primal striker Dexterity, Wisdom HotFK
rogue (scoundrel) martial striker Dexterity, Strength, Charisma PH, MP, MP2, HotFL, Dragon #381
rogue (thief) martial striker Dexterity; Strength or Charisma HotFL
runepriest divine leader Strength, Constitution, Wisdom PH3
seeker primal controller Wisdom, Strength, Dexterity PH3
shaman primal leader Wisdom, Constitution, Intelligence PH2
sorcerer arcane striker Charisma, Dexterity, Strength PH2
sorcerer (elementalist) arcane striker Charisma, Constitution HotEC
swordmage arcane defender Intelligence, Strength,Constitution FRPG
vampire shadow striker Dexterity, Charisma HoS
warden primal defender Strength, Constitution, Wisdom PH2
warlock arcane striker Charisma, Constitution, Intelligence PH, HotFK, HoS
warlock (binder) arcane controller Charisma; Dexterity or Intelligence HoS
warlock (hexblade) arcane striker Charisma; Dexterity or Constitution HotFK
warlord (marshal) martial leader Strength, Intelligence, Charisma PH
wizard (arcanist) arcane controller Intelligence, Wisdom, Dexterity

PH, HotFL, HotF, HoS

wizard (bladesinger) arcane controller Intelligence, Dexterity NCS
wizard (mage) arcane controller Intelligence; Constitution, Wisdom or Charisma HotFL
wizard (sha'ir) arcane controller Intelligence, Constitution HotEC
wizard (witch) arcane controller Intelligence, Wisdom HotF

See alsoEdit

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.