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Best Fighter Builds To Use

Fighter Builds
Tier Build Perks Skills Spells
A Tier
Run Down DPS
Class:
Fighter
Weapons:
Dual Wield (Sword/Mace/Axe)
Swift
Combo Attack
Counterattack
Dual Wield
Sprint
Adrenaline Rush
B Tier
PVE Tank Build
Class:
Fighter
Weapons:
Sword/Axe/Mace, Shield
Defense Expert
Barricade
Projectile Resistance
Shield Expert
Second Wind
Taunt

Best Fighter Skills To Use

Rank Skill Desc
S Tier
Adrenaline RushIncreases attack speed by 25% for 6s. Afterwards, attack and movement speed reduced for 6s.
+% Attack Speed
S Tier
Second WindRecovers 50% of HP over 12s. Eliminates side effects of Adrenaline Rush.
Heal
A Tier
SprintMovement speed greatly increased for a short duration. Move speed is now increased by 50%.
+% Move Speed
A Tier
TauntIncreases aggro value to all monsters within a 7.5m area by 50% and increases defense bonus by 10% for 7s.
+% Physical Damage Reduction
Area of Effect
A Tier
Victory StrikeThe next attack deals additional 20% weapon damage. If you kill with this attack, recover 5% of max HP.
Heal
+% Physical Damage
B Tier
BreakthroughRemoves debuffs that slow all movement speeds.
Cleanse

Best Fighter Perks To Use

Rank Perk Desc
S Tier
Dual WieldEquipping weapons in both hands increases attack speed by 7%.
+% Attack Speed
A Tier
Combo AttackPhysical attack power temporarily increases by 10% with each successful melee attack within 3s.
+% Physical Damage
A Tier
Projectile ResistanceReduces damage taken from projectiles by 10%
+% Ranged Physical Damage Reduction
B Tier
CounterattackSuccessful defense increases movement speed and attack speed by 10% for 3s.
+% Attack Speed
Move Speed
B Tier
Defense ExpertIncreases Armor Rating acquired from armor by 10%
+% Physical Damage Reduction
B Tier
SwiftReduces base movement speed penalty from equipped armor by -20%.
Mobility Buff
+% Move Speed
B Tier
Weapon MasteryAll Primary and Secondary weapons can be used. A 20% physical damage penalty is applied for all non-native weapons.
C Tier
BarricadeWhen in defensive stance, defense rating bonus increased by 5%.
+% Physical Damage Reduction
C Tier
Shield ExpertIncreases movement speed by 5% when in a defensive stance.
+% Move Speed

Best Fighter Stats To Use

Rank Stat Desc
S Tier
All AttributesIncreases all stats of your character.
S Tier
True DamageDamage that bypasses all armor and physical damage reductions.
A Tier
AgilityIncreases Base Move Speed, Action/Attack Speed, and Equip/Interaction Speed
A Tier
Max HealthIncreases your character's maxmium health.
A Tier
Physical PowerIncreases your damage with physical weapons.
A Tier
StrengthIncreases Base Health and Physical Damage Bonus
A Tier
Weapon DamageIncreases Weapon damage.
B Tier
Magic ResistanceReduces the amount of magical damage you recieve by another player (Magical Armor Rating)
B Tier
Magical Damage ReductionReduces the amount of magical damage you recieve by another player
B Tier
Physical Damage ReductionReduces the amount of physical damage you recieve by another player.
C Tier
Action SpeedIncreases how fast you interact with objects (looting ,chest, portals, corpses, etc).
C Tier
ResourcefulnessIncreases how fast you interact with objects, and significanly increases how quickly you install items such as traps and campfires.
E Tier
Item Equip SpeedIncrease how long it takes you equip items you put on your character.

Best Fighter Weapons To Use

Dark and Darker Best Fighter Weapons
Tier Weapon Type Flat Damage Weapon Combo/Speed/Damage Move Speed
? Tier
Arming Sword
Sword
Fighter, Ranger
22
Range:
Medium
HitBox:
Average
Slash
Slash
Pierce
0.6s
0.56s
0.75s
100%
90%
70%
-20
? Tier
Battle Axe
Axe
Fighter, Barbarian
35
Range:
Medium
HitBox:
Big
Slash
Slash
1.12s
1.27s
100%
60%
-45
? Tier
Buckler
Shield
Fighter, Cleric
6
-7
? Tier
Castillon Dagger
Dagger
Rogue, Fighter
16
Range:
Short
HitBox:
Small
Slash
Slash
Pierce
0.77s
0.57s
0.83s
100%
100%
150%
-10
? Tier
Crossbow
Crossbow
Fighter, Ranger, Wizard
39
6.6s
-50
? Tier
Falchion
Sword
Fighter
30
Range:
Medium
HitBox:
Average
Slash
Slash
Slash
0.82s
0.74s
0.89s
100%
90%
100%
-25
? Tier
Flanged Mace
Mace
Fighter, Cleric
26
Range:
Short
HitBox:
Average
Blunt
Blunt
Blunt
0.87s
0.92s
1.07s
100%
70%
100%
-25
? Tier
Halberd
Polearm
Fighter
37
Range:
Very Long
HitBox:
Big
Slash
Pierce
Slash
1.07s
0.93s
1.25s
100%
60%
40%
-50
? Tier
Hatchet
Axe
Fighter, Barbarian
15
Range:
Short
HitBox:
Average
Slash
Slash
Pierce
0.68s
0.67s
0.67s
100%
80%
60%
-25
? Tier
Heater Shield
Shield
Fighter, Cleric
15
Range:
Short
HitBox:
Small
-15
? Tier
Horsemans Axe
Axe
Fighter, Barbarian
19
Range:
Short
HitBox:
Average
Slash
Slash
Slash
0.73s
0.72s
0.76s
100%
80%
100%
-30
? Tier
Longsword
Sword
Fighter
29
Range:
Long
HitBox:
Big
Pierce
Slash
Slash
1.16s
0.91s
0.99s
100%
80%
60%
-40
? Tier
Pavise
Shield
Fighter, Ranger
24
-65
? Tier
Round Shield
Shield
Fighter, Cleric
13
-12
? Tier
Spear
Polearm
Fighter
29
Range:
Very Long
HitBox:
Small
Pierce
Pierce
Pierce
0.8s
0.85s
0.94s
100%
60%
100%
-40
? Tier
Zweihander
Sword
Fighter, Barbarian
33
Range:
Long
HitBox:
Big
Slash
Slash
Slash
1.17s
1.03s
1.2s
100%
80%
60%
-50