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WARRIOR

The Warrior is an Advanced Vocation in Dragon's Dogma. It costs 1,000 Discipline Points to switch to this vocation.

Overview

"A fighter especially skilled at melee combat, and who is unafraid of death."

Warriors are an offensive focused melee vocation - their primary and only weapons are two handed Longswords or Warhammers. With a front line role they required good defense, and favor the full protection of Very Heavy Armor Sets together with heavily reinforced underclothes or chain mail. Some animal skin derived armors of lesser weight are also suitable for warriors.

Warrior's attacks are purely physical in nature and depend on strength to do damage. They have, or should have, high knockdown and stagger resistances, and in battle as they lack either shields or any great ability to dodge or parry require on poise to continue attacking even when under attack themselves. Their weaknesses are poor Magick Defense and a limited range of skills.

Warriors grow greatly in strength, defense, and health as they gain experience. Such power enables them to mine ore directly from Ore deposits, and destroy weak walls just by striking them.

Skills and Augments

Skills in bold are unique to the Warrior.
Skills in italics can only be obtained via skill rings found in Dark Arisen.


Core Skills

Skill Rank DP Description
Hack Already learned - Consecutive Slashes with the sword.
Transfix Already learned - A stabbing strike straight forward.
Vault Already learned - Executes a jump to a higher location.
Devastate 1 800 An advanced form of Hack that extends a chain of one-handed sword slashes across a broader range.
Eviscerate 1 600 An advances form of Transfix that withdraws the blade with a sweep after stabbing the target.
Controlled Fall 2 900 Tucks the body into a tight roll when falling, mitigating harm.

Longsword and Warhammer Skills

Skill Rank DP Description
Savage Lash Already learned - Channels the user’s strength into a devastating hit that grows in power with the amount of time spent preparing.
Pommel Strike 1 200 Lunges in while driving the hilt of the blade into the target. Though limited in range it easily stuns foes.
Upward Strike 1 300 Stabs foes then fiercely slashes upward. Can send foes flying high into the air.
Escape Slash 2 650 Steps backward in a swift evasive maneuver while delivering a slashing blow.
Ladder Blade 2 650 Offers the flat of the blade to allies as a platform to propel them aloft.
Indomitable Lash 3 900 An advances form of Savage Lash able to withstand enemy attacks whole charging to even higher levels of power.
Savage Lunge 3 900 Charges forward with the blade extended, knocking down any caught in its path.
Pommel Bash 4 1,500 An advances form of Pommel Strike. Drives the blade's hilt into the target. Though limited in range, it is capable of causing even powerful enemies to reel.
Spark Slash 4 1,500 Spins the blade in a swift circle, slashing at foes all around the user.
Whirlwind Slash 4 1,500 An advanced form of Upward Strike. Stabs then slashes upward with greater force, sending foes even higher into the air.
Act of Atonement 5 2,000 Damage taken while not defending is stored, lending power to a devastating counterattack. The power of the counterstrike will increase based on the damage taken.
Battle Cry 5 2,000 Pierces the air with a roar that draws nearby enemies' attention.
Catapult Blade 5 2,000 An advanced form of Ladder Blade that offers the flat of the blade to allies to fling them to greater heights.
Exodus Slash 5 2,000 An advanced form of Escape Slash that delivers a quick evasive slash. Renders the user invulnerable for longer and allows for extra attack blow.
Arc of Might 6 2,800 Channels a vast amount of strength into the ultimate blow. Requires the protection of one's allies whilst preparing.
Corona Slash 6 2,800 An advanced form of Spark Slash that carves through foes in a broader radius around the user.
Indomitable Lunge 6 2,800 An advanced form of Savage Lunge that charges with increased range, undeterred by enemy attack.
Act of Vengeance 7 3,400 An advanced form of Act of Atonement. The blade is held at the ready, leaving the user vulnerable but damage is channeled into an even greater counter.
War Cry 7 3,400 An advanced form of Battle Cry that gives a roar that carries further, drawing the ire of more distant enemies.
Arc of Deliverance 8 6,000 An advanced form of Arc of Might that channels all one's power into an even stronger blow.
Calamitous Lash Requires Warrior's Ring/Band - An advanced form of Indomitable Lash that can be charged an additional level to unleash even more destructive power.
Calamitous Lunge Requires Warrior's Ring/Band - An advanced form of Indomitable Lunge that moves even more quickly, and increases the distance traveled.
Ecliptic Slash Requires Warrior's Ring/Band - An advanced form of Corona Slash that further widens the radius of the blade's spin.
Arc of Obliteration Requires Warrior's Ring/Band - An advanced form of Arc of Deliverance that unleashes an even mightier blow and allows faster movement while channeling.


Augments

Skill Rank DP Description
Bastion 1 900 Mitigates damage by 50 health points. (More in Hard Mode)
Ferocity 3 1,300 Increases the damage of your Core Skills by 10%.
Audacity 7 4,500 Makes it harder to knock you off your feet while charging an attack - reduces knockback and stagger accumulation by 15%.
Temerity 7 4,500 Halves the damage taken while charging an attack.
Impact 8 8,000 Increases your ability to knockdown enemies with attacks.
Clout 9 10,000 Increases Strength by 20%.
Proficiency 9 10,000 Reduces the Stamina consumed when you perform a physical weapon skill by 25%.

Stat Growth

HP Stamina Attack Defense Magick Attack Magick Defense
Lvl 10+ 40 10 5 3 2 1
Lvl 100+ 5 15 2 2 0 0

Notes

The Warrior equipment in the 'Change Vocation Menu' is :

It is possible to obtain a very powerful Warrior weapon early in the game - the Gryphic Victory longsword. This is a reward for the Ser Berne's escort quest "A Parting Tribute" which is available after entering Gran Soren for the first time.

External links

Warrior

Armor of Thick Fur Greaves, Heresy Armguards, Abyssinal Coat, Grisly Skull over White Stockings, and Silver Chestplate with Ferric Talon.