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Classes determine the starting equipment and stats of the player in Dark Souls II.

ClassesEdit

Starting AttributesEdit

Class Level Icon DaSII Vigor Icon DaSII Endurance Icon DaSII Vitality Icon DaSII Attunement Icon DaSII Strength Icon DaSII Dexterity Icon DaSII Adaptability Icon DaSII Intelligence Icon DaSII Faith
Warrior 12 7 6 6 5 15 11 5 5 5
Knight 13 12 6 7 4 11 8 9 3 6
Swordsman 12 4 8 4 6 9 16 6 7 5
Bandit 11 9 7 11 2 9 14 3 1 8
Cleric 14 10 3 8 10 11 5 4 4 12
Sorcerer 11 5 6 5 12 3 7 8 14 4
Explorer 10 7 6 9 7 6 6 12 5 5
Deprived 1 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6

Icon DaSII Vigor Vigor increases maximum health.

Icon DaSII Endurance Endurance determines overall stamina.

Icon DaSII Vitality Vitality controls maximum equipment load.

Icon DaSII Attunement Attunement governs the number of spells that can be attuned, and boosts spell uses and spell-casting speed.

Icon DaSII Strength Strength boosts strength weapon attack and allows use of heavier weapons.

Icon DaSII Dexterity Dexterity boosts dexterity weapon attack, allows use of technical weapons, and increases potency of Poisons and Bleed effects.

Icon DaSII Adaptability Adaptability increases movement speed, evasion, and various resistances.

Icon DaSII Intelligence Intelligence is required for sorcery and hexes, and increases magic, fire, and dark attack and defense.

Icon DaSII Faith Faith is required for miracles and hexes, and increases lightning, fire, and dark attack and defense.

Descriptions and Starting EquipmentEdit

Warrior DSII

Battle-scarred warrior. High strength, dexterity. Skilled with weapons.

Knight DSII

Travelling Knight. High HP and adaptability. Tough to take down.

Swordsman DSII

Finely skilled swordsman. Fights gracefully with strong weapons in both hands.

Bandit DSII

A merciless outlaw. High dexterity, skilled with bows; fights well at various ranges.

Cleric DSII

Cleric on pilgrimage. High faith and miracles guide the way.

Sorcerer DSII

Knowledgeable sorcerer. Casts sorceries with high intelligence and attunement.

Deprived DSII

Unclothed, origin unknown. Has nothing to fight with, except life-affirming flesh.

BetaEdit

Classes - Dark Souls II Beta

The selectable classes of the beta.

The below classes, stats, and starting equipment are from the beta version of the game only.

Changes from the beta include the removal of the Resistance stat; Agility has been replaced with Adaptability, which governs both the Resistance stat and Agility stat into one; as well as different classes, starting attributes and equipment.

Starting AttributesEdit

Class Level Icon DaSII Vigor Icon DaSII Endurance Icon DaSII Vitality Icon DaSII Attunement Icon DaSII Strength Icon DaSII Dexterity Icon DaSIIBeta Resistance Icon DaSIIBeta Agility Icon DaSII Intelligence Icon DaSII Faith
Soldier 21 10 9 11 8 12 16 8 10 8 8
Warrior 21 11 10 13 8 16 8 10 8 8 8
Sorcerer 29 8 8 8 16 8 8 8 8 20 16
Temple Knight 23 9 8 8 12 12 11 8 8 10 16
Dual Swordsman 21 8 10 8 8 14 17 8 11 8 8
Hunter 21 11 12 8 8 11 18 8 8 8 8

Icon DaSII Vigor Vigor increases maximum health.

Icon DaSII Endurance Endurance determines overall stamina.

Icon DaSII Vitality Vitality controls maximum equipment load.

Icon DaSII Attunement Attunement governs the number of spells that can be attuned and boosts spell-casting speed.

Icon DaSII Strength Strength boosts strength weapon attack and allows use of heavier weapons.

Icon DaSII Dexterity Dexterity boosts dexterity weapon attack and allows use of technical weapons. Dexterity also increases potency of Poisons and Bleed effects.

Icon DaSIIBeta Resistance Resistance increases character's defense. Resistance also increases special defense against bleed attacks, poison attacks and increases guard break limit.

Icon DaSIIBeta Agility Agility increases character movement speed, evasion, and increases proficiency at disarming traps.

Icon DaSII Intelligence Intelligence is required for sorcery and other spells, and increases magic and fire attack and defense.

Icon DaSII Faith Faith is required for miracles and other spells, and increases dark and lightning based attack and defense.

Starting EquipmentEdit

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