Elden Ring has been out for a few months now and is still just as popular as ever. With its hype escalating day-by-day, new players are starting to jump into it for the first time.
This massive open-world game has its own class system (a factor FromSoftware is known for) which can be initmidating at a first glance.
So what are the best classes in Elden Ring for beginners and which one should you pick?
Best Classes To Pick In Elden Ring
When you load into Elden Ring and have your custom character, there's going to be a point where you'll have to decide the playstyle of your character.
WIthin Elden Ring, there's numerous classess such as Wretch, Samuari and Hero; and it may be a bit confusing into what one you should choose.
As well, for those who don't know, here's a rundown of some of the stats that Elden Ring takes into consideration.
- Vigor: Increases health.
- Mind: Increases Focus Points for spells.
- Endurance: Controls stamina and equipment load.
- Strength/Dexterity: Requirements for equipping certain physical weapons and scales the damage you do with them.
- Intelligence/Faith/Arcane: Prerequisites and damage-scaling attributes for magic.
We're going to run over the best beginner classes we think players should consider when jumping into Elden Ring.
However, it's completly up to the player and you're free to choose whatever!
- The Vagabond has high Vigor, Strength and Dexterity. It starts at level 9, with a sword, shield and halberd
- The Astrologer has high Intelligence and Mind and some Dexterity. It starts the game level 6, with a Staff, a sword and small shield.
- The Prisoner has high Intelligence and Dexterity, and medium physical stats. It starts the game level 9, with an estoc, a staff and shield.
- The Warrior has High Dex and medium physical stats. It starts the game level 8, with two scimitars and a light shield.
- The Confessor has high Faith and medium physical stats. It starts the game level 10 with a broadsword, a kite shield and a finger seal.