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Fighter is an archetype in Ashes of Creation.[1]

The fighter is an expert in physical combat. A master of many weapons, this warrior strikes fear into the heart of his foes.

The fighter is really a mobile physical DPS. So they're able to traverse the battlefield. They're able to close the gap quickly. They're able to deal damage from a physical perspective... The fighter is in your face. You try to get away from me I'm going to close that gap. I'm going to deal this burst damage to you and it really doesn't matter if I'm behind you or if you're bleeding or if I've snared you per-se. I am there. I am in your face. I'm doing this damage.[2]Steven Sharif

Fighter classes

Class Primary Secondary
Bladecaller Fighter Summoner
Bladedancer Fighter Bard
Dreadnought Fighter Tank
Highsword Fighter Cleric
Hunter Fighter Ranger
Shadowblade Fighter Rogue
Spellsword Fighter Mage
Weapon Master Fighter Fighter

Skills/abilities

The Fighter archetype will include maneuverability and "closing the gap" mechanics to enable the fighter to quickly traverse distances on the battlefield.[3]

info-orange.pngThis section contains information from early testing phases. It will be updated as soon as new information is made available.
Skill Icon Rank 1 Rank 2 Rank 3
Rush rush icon.png Rush toward a target; and upon reaching the target, deal an amount damage with a chance to knock the target down.[4] - -

What we want the Fighter warrior to do is to be able to cut through enemy lines, get to the support area of a raid perhaps and take out healers with some quick DPS burst damage. We want them to be masters of different weapons. We want them to be able to be versatile in whether or not they want to be a ranged fighter or melee one. It's going to be up to the player.[5]Steven Sharif

Timeline

The Fighter archetype is scheduled for release in Alpha-1.[6]

Archetype list

Icon Archetype Type.[7] Role.[8]
bard symbol.jpg Bard Arcane Support
Cleric symbol.png Cleric Arcane Support
fighter icon.png Fighter Martial Damage
Mage symbol.png Mage Arcane Damage
ranger thumb.png Ranger Martial Damage
rogue icon.png Rogue Martial Damage
Summoner Class.jpg Summoner Arcane Support
Tank symbol.png Tank Martial Tank

See also

References