Black Desert Online is one of the best MMO from the Korean game developer Pearl Abyss. This is known for its role-playing with various tasks and secondary activities included within. There are various characters in this game which is termed as Black Desert Online Classes. These classes have various abilities and strength and attack strategy. In case you are new to the game, then you shall read the introduction guide.
These classes can be controlled and used according to their strengths. They are initially available only in Korea while after a couple of months made available for the other parts of the world. If you are new to the game and wondering for the best class for various combats then you are at the right place. Continue this article to get the complete details regarding every class and know about where and when to use them.
Black Desert Online Classes
There 13 classes on Black Desert Online while according there are chances of some new classes which can be released this year. Among these 13 Black Desert Online classes, there are various weapons and mounts used by every character. Some of them are quick while some are strong but not so swift, the same way some have long range and others may have a short range with more strength.
You need to choose the ideal black desert online classes depending on the combat such as PvP or PvE. There are some of the classes which are very complicated while some are very easy to. This can be helpful if you are new to the game.
This is a female class with both attack and defense abilities. She has a shield and a heavily armored weapon and a close quartered sword. Valkyrie is known for her burst damage which can be helpful in various situations. According to the mythology, Valkyrie had an intensive training which resulted in both combat and defense. While considering one from the tank class then, Valkyrie is one the best one among. This character is also known for its group fight survivability, and knock down skills. With the Valkyrie, you get a choice to block the attack and get back efficiently on the enemy. Valkyrie lacks when it comes to PvE due to its gigantic weapon.
Weapon LongSword Attack Type Better at One on One (PvP) Mobility Moderate Power Burst Damage Complexity of Usage Moderate
He one of the strongest and fiercest black desert online classes hence known as the Warrior. This is a veteran with a full-body armor with a secondary shield and longsword in hand. Known for close quarter combat as he can tactfully dodge the attacks and give back at right moments. Warrior is called as the male counterpart of Valkyrie too. Warrior has a better moment in the battlefield with lightning speed attacking skills. Warrior can be counted as one of the front level damage class.
Weapon LongSword Attack Type Better at One on One (PvP) Mobility Fairly Easy Power Good at both defense and attack skills Complexity of Usage Fairly Easy
He is one of the aggressive giants with a huge amount of power. Beserker carries an axe and ornamental knot as his secondary weapon. He is more like a cannon which can move around. The ferocity of the Beserker can cause great damage as he very good at both attack and defense skills. Apart from the attacking skills they can heal up at a better pace and help during a PvE as well as PvP. Even though Berserker is slightly toward the tanker side he possesses more skills during a group fight or during a siege.
Weapon Axe Attack Type Better at both PvE and PvP Mobility Easy Power Aggressive, powerful attacking skills Complexity of Usage Fairly Easy
One of the swiftest black desert classes with accurate, powerful kills who belongs to the range as well as assassin class. Her main weapon is melee/ longbow while she also carries a dagger with her as a secondary weapon. Ranger is ideal when it comes to siege and PvE which it depends on the controlling and opponent class in a PvP. As a drawback, she needs long cooldowns after continuous combat which required you to carry potion all the time. Once she reaches the threshold level after awakening she switches back to bow and arrow which is not efficient enough.
Weapon Mele Attack Type Better at PvP Mobility Easiest Power Killing multiple enemies at a time Complexity of Usage Very Difficult
She is a female black desert online class with great attacking skills. Her main weapon is Amulet while she also carries a Talisman as a secondary weapon. Sorceress belongs to melee class hence great at attacking ability and on the lower part, she isn’t great at defense. Apart from the normal attack, she is also known for her dark magic which is categorized as “Witches on the battlefield”. You can prefer this class for PvE due to her quick and insane damage around. While Sorceress is slightly similar to Ranger who requires cool down sometimes but much better at the attacking end.
Weapon Amulet Attack Type Better at PvP Mobility Easiest Power Very high damaging skills Complexity of Usage Very Difficult
He is considered as one of the ideal classes in the Black Desert Online. You can use wizard for PvP siege, PvE as well as one on one PvP too. He moves swiftly with skills and has a good amount of damage control. His main weapon is fire and freeze which can blast out and kill even enemies around. Wizard comes under the range class with great damaging skills and easy to use under any circumstances. Wizard is also one of the most used classes on Black Desert Online. Wizard can be used if you are new to the game and wants to choose an easily controllable class with good attacking skills.
Weapon Fire and freeze ball Attack Type Best for PvE and PvP siege Mobility Easiest Power Versatality and mass attacking power Complexity of Usage Easiest
She is more like the female version of the Wizard with similar strengths. The main weapon of Witch is the lightning bolt and earth power. She is also good at defensive ability which adds up a point when compared with the wizard. On a battlefield, Witch can dodge the attacks and get back effectively killing all the opponents with her earth power. On the downside, she needs time to cast such effective attacking skills hence its better at PvE rather than one on one PvP. You can choose her during the initial stages of the game to improve your combat skills.
Weapon Lightning and Earthquake Attack Type Best for PvE and PvP siege Mobility Easy Power Good attacking power with defense too Complexity of Usage Easy
She is one of the deadliest class among belonging to the both melee and range class. Her main weapon is Kriegsmessser (Similar to Longsword) and Vediant. These are her weapons before and after pre-awakening. Apart from this she also carries an Ornamental Knot as her secondary weapon. Dark Knight has one of the highest damaging skills and the swiftness and easy moment too. You can use her for PvE, PvP siege as well as PvP one on one. But you also would need to have some practice before using her directly for PvP.
Weapon Kriegsmessser (Pre-awakening) and Vediant (Awakened) Attack Type Best for PvE, PvP and PvP siege Mobility Fairly Good Power High damaging skills Complexity of Usage Moderate
He is one of the best class to move around and attack during a combat. Musa is a Korean Warrior which is named after in the game. He is very swift and has a bladed weapon during his pre-awakening while it upgrades to a fire-blade attached to a sphere once awakened. With such quick and good destruction skills you can easily kill PvE around the war field. Musa also has a Hornbow as a secondary weapon which mostly used only during a PvP. You can prefer this class for PvE as well as PvP siege but not very suitable for PvP.
Weapon Bladed Sphere with fire element Attack Type Best for PvE and PvP siege Mobility One of the best Power Swift moment with damaging skills Complexity of Usage Complex
Maehwa is the female counterpart of Musa which is again one of the best at swift and subtle at combat. This class can be perfect when considered for a PvP while not so great in case of PvP. Maehwa is better at a better at a burst damage and is quite different from Musa. While the primary weapon of Maehwa is again blade but she also carries a bow as a secondary weapon. This is an excellent choice in case of PvP combat but not preferred for PvE combat. Another drawback of Maehwa is she cannot take any hits and is bad at defense which is the reason you may require shields and better defense.
Weapon Blade Attack Type Best for PvP Mobility One of the best Power Burst damaging skills Complexity of Usage Complex
He is one of the best with burst damage and swiftness. The main weapon of Ninja is short sword and Ninja belong to the assassin class. Ninja can fight with the ninjutsu martial arts technique being very accurate and quick with moves. It is easy enough to move around with the ninja class while quite difficult to tackle with the PvE. Ninja is the male counterpart of Kunoichi who has an areal attack against enemies. Ninja is mainly known for burst-single target damage.
Weapon Short Sword Attack Type Best for PvP and is manageable for PvE Mobility Good Power Best at single target burst damage Complexity of Usage Very Complex
She is the female equivalent of Ninja with great assassin skills. Kunoichi can be very powerful damaging skills if used under proper range. Even kunoichi has combat skills based on the ninjutsu. This is a class based on both dodge and great attacking skills. The primary weapon of Kunoichi is short sword/ round sword which is very great in PvP as well as PvE. The health regeneration is good with Kunoichi when compared with Ninja. You can prefer her for any sort of combats but it would require some prior mastery of skills. While the mobility of Kunoichi varies slightly before and after awakening which isn’t a big difference when compared with the rest of the classes.
Weapon Short Sword Attack Type Best for PvP as well as PvE Mobility Good Power Best at dodge and attack with her regeneration skills Complexity of Usage Very Complex
This is one of the unique class among the rest on Black Desert on line. The main weapon of tamer is a spear. She is very quick and swift at her attacking while efficient only when used with proper comboing skills. Another unique feature of tamer is she also has a pet which increases your mob attack count up to 16 from 8 which is standard on other class. This is one of the most hated class because of its complexity and control. She is very good at attacking skills and is perfect when considered for PvP. Apart from that, she can also blend-in into PvE with the help of her pet and her attacking skills.
|Attack Type||Perfect for PvP and best for PvE|
|Power||Best at single target burst damage|
|Complexity of Usage||Most Complex|
Other Information Regarding Black Desert Online Classes
The developers have released a new class which is currently available in Korea and would be soon available to rest of world. Apart from this, there is a new class which is going to be released this year. While the silhouette is made available. Here are some of the details of the latest Black Desert Online classes.
Recently Released Class: Striker
Since the class is very new not much of details available currently. This class is based on the martial arts technique while the awakening of this class is not yet known. He can also be counted close to a Wizard/ Witch class with Striker also charges at the enemies very similar to a monk style which can be the beneficiary in case of PvE. This class can be used for both PvP as well as PvE type of combat.
New Class- Releasing Soon
Black Desert Online has released the silhouette of a new class online. From the image, it is understood that it is going to be a female class with a short sword as her primary weapon. But nothing much can be figured out since none of the abilities, skills or powers have been revealed though. This new class is expected to be released by 2017 in Korea while it may be available by earliest of 2018 for Black Desert lovers located in other parts of the world. For more updates on the Black Desert Online Classes stay tuned to Newsient.