Category: Neverwinter Class Guides

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Neverwinter Class Guides 2

The Complete Paladin Justicar Tank Build – Neverwinter Mod 16 Undermountain

Welcome to our Paladin Justicar Tanking Guide, updated for mod 16: Undermountain and Level 80. In this guide, we will give you tips and info on how to play the Paladin class, previously called Oathbound Paladin.

The Paladin is a holy warrior, introduced in mod 6: Elemental Evil. They can either be Healers through the Oathkeeper paragon path or Tanks through Justicar. Consider using one loadout for a Oathkeeper build so that you can fill both roles. You can also check out our Paladin solo build here. read more

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The Complete Warlock Hellbringer DPS Build – Neverwinter Mod 16 Undermountain

Welcome to our Warlock Hellbringer Guide, updated for mod 16: Undermountain and Level 80. In this guide, we will give you tips and info on how to play the Warlock class, previously called the Scourge Warlock.

The Warlock class was introduced in Tyranny of Dragons. They are a spellcasting class that uses their dark powers to damage their foes and can also heal themselves and their allies. See our Warlock Soulweaver build here.

The purpose of our class guides is not just to show you a build that you can copy and use on your character, but to show you a base build and teach you the mechanics and stats of the game, so you can understand and play your class to its fullest capabilities. Try different gear, feats and powers and learn to tailor your own build for your playstyle. See our guide to making your own build for more info. read more

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The Complete Ranger Build – Neverwinter Mod 16 Undermountain

Welcome to our Ranger Guide, updated for mod 16: Undermountain and Level 80. In this guide, we will give you tips and info on how to play the Ranger class, previously called the Hunter Ranger.

The Ranger is a melee & ranged DPS class, with a lot of crowd control abilities as well.

This build is a Melee Warden build as this is the best DPS build for Rangers currently. We will be posting a ranged based build later, along with updating this one continously.

This Ranger guide is meant as a general guideline. To get the most out of your character, tailor him or her to your playstyle. The Neverwinter Reddit is a good place to start if you want to learn more about your class. More builds and further info can also be found at MMOMinds. read more

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Neverwinter Class Guides

The Complete Rogue Build – Neverwinter Mod 16 Undermountain

Welcome to our Rogue Guide, updated for mod 16: Undermountain and Level 80. In this guide, we will give you tips and info on how to play the Rogue class, previously called the Trickster Rogue.

The Rogue is a typical melee DPS class, relying mostly on stealth and cunning to attack their enemies from the shadows. They wield blades and daggers that they use to attack the mobs from the shadows.

The purpose of our class guides is not just to show you a build that you can copy and use on your character, but to show you a base build and teach you the mechanics and stats of the game, so you can understand and play your class to its fullest capabilities. Try different gear, feats and powers and learn to tailor your own build for your playstyle. See our guide to making your own build for more info. read more

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The Complete Mod 15 Trickster Rogue Guide

>> MOD 16 UNDERMOUNTAIN ROGUE BUILD CAN BE FOUND HERE <<

Welcome to our Trickster Rogue Guide, updated for the Heart of Fire, mod 15. In this guide, we will give you tips and info on how to play the Trickster Rogue class.

The Trickster Rogue is a typical melee DPS class, relying mostly on stealth and cunning to attack their enemies from the shadows. They wield blades and daggers that they use to attack the mobs from the shadows.

The purpose of our class guides is not just to show you a build that you can copy and use on your character, but to show you a base build and teach you the mechanics and stats of the game, so you can understand and play your class to its fullest capabilities. Try different gear, feats and powers and learn to tailor your own build for your playstyle. See our guide to making your own build for more info.

Trickster Rogue Guide Index

    1. Basic Trickster Rogue Info
      1. Trickster Rogue Paragon Paths & Powers
        1. Trickster Rogue Boons
          1. Trickster Rogue Weapons & Gear
            1. Trickster Rogue Enchantments
              1. Trickster Rogue Consumables & Buffs
                1. Trickster Rogue Companions
                1. Trickster Rogue Mounts

                Basic Trickster Rogue Info

                Best Races as a Trickster Rogue

                1. Dragonborn: +2 to any stats. Dragon Heritage (5% extra healing from spells and abilities). Dragonborn Fury (3% extra power and crit).
                2. Half-Orc : +2 Dex, +2 Str / +2 Con. Furious Assault (5% more crit severity). Swift Charge (10% increased run speed when you enter combat).
                3. Human: +2 to any stats. Versatile Defense (3% extra defense). Heroic Effort (3 extra heroic feats).

                Trickster Rogue Attribute / Ability Score Priority

                • Strenght > Dexterity > Charisma

                Swap Dex for Cha if you can cap crit chance without Dex

                Trickster Rogue Rating / Stat Priority

                For stats in Neverwinter, aim to hit the hard/soft cap of your primary stat, then secondary and so forth. Try not to waste stats by going over the caps, and instead start gearing towards another stat.

                •  Crit (Caps at 100%) >Armor Penetration (Cap Resistance Ignored at 100%)  > Power > Recovery > Life Steal

                Trickster Rogue Paragon Paths & Powers

                Master Infiltrator is the current recommended paragon path for Trickster Rogue

                Master Infiltrator Build

                Master Infiltrator

                Executioner is mainly a Single Target build while Saboteur is for AoE. Having one of each in a loadout is ideal so that you can switch between trash and boss fights.

                Master Infiltrator Combat Powers

                At-Wills: Duelist’s Flurry (Single Target) – Gloaming Cut- Sly Flourish read more

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The Complete Mod 15 Oathbound Paladin Guide

>> MOD 16 UNDERMOUNTAIN PALADIN JUSTICAR BUILD CAN BE FOUND HERE <<

>> MOD 16 UNDERMOUNTAIN PALADIN OATHKEEPER BUILD CAN BE FOUND HERE <<

Welcome to our Oathbound Paladin Guide, updated for the Heart of Fire, mod 15. In this guide, we will give you tips and info on how to play the Oathbound Paladin class.

The Oathbound Paladin is a holy warrior, introduced in mod 6: Elemental Evil. They can either be Healers through the Oath of Devotion paragon path or Tanks through Oath of Protection.

In addition to tanking or healing, the main role of the OP is to share power with the group through his powershare feat “Aura Gifts”.

The purpose of our class guides is not just to show you a build that you can copy and use on your character, but to show you a base build and teach you the mechanics and stats of the game, so you can understand and play your class to its fullest capabilities. Try different gear, feats and powers and learn to tailor your own build for your playstyle. See our guide to making your own build for more info.

Oathbound Paladin Guide Index

    1. Basic Oathbound Paladin Info
      1. Oathbound Paladinn Paths & Powers
        1. Oathbound Paladin Boons
          1. Oathbound Paladin Weapons & Gear
            1. Oathbound Paladin Enchantments
              1. Oathbound Paladin Consumables & Buffs
                1. Oathbound Paladin Companions
                1. Oathbound Paladin Mounts

                Basic Oathbound Paladin Info

                Best Races as a Oathbound Paladin

                1. Tiefling: +2 Con, +2 Cha. Bloodhunt (+5% damage to mobs below 50%) Infernal Wrath (- 5% power debuff)
                2. Dragonborn: +2 to any stats. Dragon Heritage (5% extra healing from spells and abilities). Dragonborn Fury (3% extra power and crit).
                3. Human: +2 to any stats. Versatile Defense (3% extra defense). Heroic Effort (3 extra heroic feats).
                4. Dwarf : +2 Con, +2 Str. Stand your Ground (20% resistance to knock and push). Cast-Iron Stomach (20% resistance to DoTs)

                Oathbound Paladin Attribute / Ability Score Priority

                • Constitution > Charisma

                Oathbound Paladin Rating / Stat Priority

                For stats in Neverwinter, aim to hit the hard/soft cap of your primary stat, then secondary and so forth. Try not to waste stats by going over the caps, and instead start gearing towards another stat.

                •  Power > Defense (Caps Damage Resistance at 95%) > Deflection (Caps at 100%) > Hit Points > Armor Penetration (Cap Resistance Ignored at 100%) > Recovery > Crit (Caps at 100%)

                Oathbound Paladin Paragon Paths & Powers

                The Oathbound Paladin paragon paths offer two vastly different play styles. The Oath of Protection for tanking and DPS, and the Oath of Devotion for healing.

                oath of protection build

                Oath of Protection

                Oath of Protection Combat Powers read more

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The Complete Mod 15 Guardian Fighter Guide

>> MOD 16 UNDERMOUNTAIN FIGHTER VANGUARD TANK BUILD CAN BE FOUND HERE <<

>> MOD 16 UNDERMOUNTAIN FIGHTER DREADNOUGHT DPS BUILD CAN BE FOUND HERE <<

Welcome to our Guardian Fighter Guide, updated for the Heart of Fire, mod 15. In this guide, we will give you tips and info on how to play the Guardian Fighter class.

The Guardian Fighter is the typical tank class in Neverwinter. The Guardian Fighter class is suited for players who want to be at the forefront of the battle, being able to absorb huge amounts of damage. Paired with a good cleric, the Guardian Fighter is near unbeatable. The Guardian Fighter is however also capable of dishing out some damage and can be played as DPS as well.

This guide has a Tactician tank build as well as a Conqueror DPS build, using both in two loadouts is recommended for groupd / solo play.

The purpose of our class guides is not just to show you a build that you can copy and use on your character, but to show you a base build and teach you the mechanics and stats of the game, so you can understand and play your class to its fullest capabilities. Try different gear, feats and powers and learn to tailor your own build for your playstyle. See our guide to making your own build for more info.

Guardian Fighter Guide Index

  1. Basic Guardian Fighter Info
  2. Guardian Fighter Paths & Powers
  3. Guardian Fighter Boons
  4. Guardian Fighter Weapons & Gear
  5. Guardian Fighter Enchantments
  6. Guardian Fighter Consumables & Buffs
  7. Guardian Fighter Companions
  8. Guardian Fighter Mounts

Basic Guardian Fighter Info

Best Races as a Guardian Fighter

  1. Dragonborn: +2 to any stats. Dragon Heritage (5% extra healing from spells and abilities). Dragonborn Fury (3% extra power and crit). Great race for DPS spec, good for Tank.
  2. Human: +2 to any stats. Versatile Defense (3% extra defense). Heroic Effort (3 extra heroic feats). Great race for Tanking.
  3. Dwarf : +2 Con, +2 Str. Stand your Ground (20% resistance to knock and push). Cast-Iron Stomach (20% resistance to DoTs) Great option for tanking.
  4. Half-Orc : +2 Dex, +2 Str / +2 Con. Furious Assault (5% more crit severity). Swift Charge (10% increased run speed when you enter combat). Good option for DPS.
  5. Halfing : +2 Dex, +2 Con. Nimble Reaction (3% extra deflection). Bold (10% control resistance). Decent choice for tanking.

Guardian Fighter Attribute / Ability Score Priority

  • Tank :  Constitution > Dexterity > Strenght
  • DPS: Strenght > Charisma > Dexterity (The reason for choosing Cha over dex is to gain combat advantage damage. Dex will give you armor penetration, but at end-game that is easy to cap by other means)

Guardian Fighter Rating / Stat Priority

For stats in Neverwinter, aim to hit the hard/soft cap of your primary stat, then secondary and so forth. Try not to waste stats by going over the caps, and instead start gearing towards another stat.

    • Tank : Defense (Caps Damage Resistance at 95%) > Deflection (Caps at 100%) > Hit Points > Armor Penetration (Cap Resistance Ignored at 100%) > Power > Recovery > Crit (Caps at 100%)
    • DPS : Armor Penetration (Cap Resistance Ignored at 100%) > Power > Crit (Caps at 100%) > Defense (Caps Damage Resistance at 95%) > Recovery > Deflection (Caps at 100%)

    Guardian Fighter Paragon Paths & Powers

    The current best paragon path for Guardian Fighters is Swordmaster, both for tanking and DPS. This is mainly due to the ability Weapon Master’s Strike.

    swordmaster build

    Swordmaster

    Swordmaster Tactician Tank Combat Powers
    read more

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The Complete Mod 15 Control Wizard Guide

>> MOD 16 UNDERMOUNTAIN WIZARD THAUMATURGE DPS BUILD CAN BE FOUND HERE <<

Welcome to our Control Wizard Guide, updated for the Heart of Fire, Mod 15. In this guide, we will give you tips and info on how to play the Control Wizard class.

The Control Wizard is a CC (Crowd Control) and damage dealing class. They harness arcane energy which they unleash on their victims.

This guide has a single target and support MoF loadout and a SS AoE loadout.

The purpose of our class guides is not just to show you a build that you can copy and use on your character, but to show you a base build and teach you the mechanics and stats of the game, so you can understand and play your class to its fullest capabilities. Try different gear, feats and powers and learn to tailor your own build for your playstyle. See our guide to making your own build for more info.

Control Wizard Guide Index

  1. Basic Control Wizard Info
  2. Control Wizard Paragon Paths & Powers
  3. Control Wizard Boons
  4. Control Wizard Weapons & Gear
  5. Control Wizard Enchantments
  6. Control Wizard Consumables & Buffs
  7. Control Wizard Companions
  8. Control Wizard Mounts

Basic Control Wizard Info

Best Races as a Control Wizard

  1. Tiefling: +2 Int, +2 Cha. Bloodhunt (+5% damage to mobs below 50%). Infernal Wrath (- 5% power debuff).
  2. Human: +2 to any stats. Versatile Defense (3% extra defense). Heroic Effort (3 extra heroic feats).

Control Wizard Attribute / Ability Score Priority

  • Intelligence > Charisma > Wisdom

Control Wizard Rating / Stat Priority

For stats in Neverwinter, aim to hit the hard/soft cap of your primary stat, then secondary and so forth. Try not to waste stats by going over the caps, and instead start gearing towards another stat.

  • Armor Penetration (Cap Resistance Ignored at 100%) > Crit (Caps at 100%) > Power > Recovery

Control Wizard Paragon Paths & Powers

Master of Flame Build

Master of Flame

This MoF loadout is a single target and support Renegade / Thaumaturge build.

Master of Flame Combat Powers

At-Wills: Ray of Frost – Scorching Burst

Class Features: Chilling Presence – Swath of Destruction read more

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The Complete Mod 15 Great Weapon Fighter Guide

>> MOD 16 UNDERMOUNTAIN BARBARIAN BLADEMASTER DPS BUILD CAN BE FOUND HERE <<

>> MOD 16 UNDERMOUNTAIN BARBARIAN SENTINEL TANK BUILD CAN BE FOUND HERE <<

Welcome to our Great Weapon Fighter Guide, updated for the Heart of Fire, mod 15. In this guide, we will give you tips and info on how to play the Great Weapon Fighter class.

The Great Weapon Fighter is a typical melee DPS class. They rely on strength to deliver huge blows to their enemies with their two-handed weapons. They can hold aggro very well and has decent defense capabilities, but can be very gear dependant. Great Weapon fighter are also some of the fastest and best soloers in the game, as well as being sought after in groups.

The purpose of our class guides is not just to show you a build that you can copy and use on your character, but to show you a base build and teach you the mechanics and stats of the game, so you can understand and play your class to its fullest capabilities. Try different gear, feats and powers and learn to tailor your own build for your playstyle. See our guide to making your own build for more info.

Great Weapon Fighter Guide Index

    1. Basic Great Weapon Fighter Info
      1. Great Weapon Fighter Paragon Paths & Powers
        1. Great Weapon Fighter Boons
          1. Great Weapon Fighter Weapons & Gear
            1. Great Weapon Fighter Enchantments
              1. Great Weapon Fighter Consumables & Buffs
                1. Great Weapon Fighter Companions
                1. Great Weapon Fighter Mounts

                Basic Great Weapon Fighter Info

                Best Races as a Great Weapon Fighter

                1. Dragonborn: +2 to any stats. Dragon Heritage (5% extra healing from spells and abilities). Dragonborn Fury (3% extra power and crit).
                2. Half-Orc : +2 Dex, +2 Str / +2 Con. Furious Assault (5% more crit severity). Swift Charge (10% increased run speed when you enter combat).

                Great Weapon Fighter Attribute / Ability Score Priority

                • Strength > Dexterity
                • When you reach 100% crit you can switch out Dex for Cha to maximise DPS

                Great Weapon Fighter Rating / Stat Priority

                For stats in Neverwinter, aim to hit the hard/soft cap of your primary stat, then secondary and so forth. Try not to waste stats by going over the caps, and instead start gearing towards another stat.

                • Armor Penetration (Cap Resistance Ignored at 100%) > Crit (Caps at 100%) > Power > Hit Points > Recovery

                Great Weapon Fighter Paragon Paths & Powers

                Swordmaster is the current recommended paragon path for Great Weapon Fighters.

                swordmaster build

                Swordmaster:

                Swordmaster Combat Powers :

                At-Wills: Sure Strike – Weapon Master Strike

                Class Features: Destroyer – Wrathful Determination read more

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The Complete Mod 15 Scourge Warlock Guide

>> MOD 16 UNDERMOUNTAIN WARLOCK HELLBRINGER BUILD CAN BE FOUND HERE <<

>> MOD 16 UNDERMOUNTAIN WARLOCK SOULWEAVER HEALING BUILD CAN BE FOUND HERE <<

Welcome to our Scourge Warlock Guide, updated for the Heart of Fire, mod 15. In this guide, we will give you tips and info on how to play the Scourge Warlock class.

The Scourge Warlock class was introduced in Tyranny of Dragons. They are a spellcasting class that use their dark powers to damage their foes and can also heal themselves and their allies.

SW’s can be played as either DPS or most commonly as a Templock that buffs, debuffs and heals. Having one loadout for each is recommended.

The purpose of our class guides is not just to show you a build that you can copy and use on your character, but to show you a base build and teach you the mechanics and stats of the game, so you can understand and play your class to its fullest capabilities. Try different gear, feats and powers and learn to tailor your own build for your playstyle. See our guide to making your own build for more info.

Scourge Warlock Guide Index

    1. Basic Scourge Warlock Info
      1. Scourge Warlock Paragon Paths & Powers
        1. Scourge Warlock Boons
          1. Scourge Warlock Weapons & Gear
            1. Scourge Warlock Enchantments
              1. Scourge Warlock Consumables & Buffs
                1. Scourge Warlock Companions
                1. Scourge Warlock Mounts

                Basic Scourge Warlock Info

                Best Races as a Scourge Warlock

                1. Tiefling: +2 Con, +2 Cha. Bloodhunt (+5% damage to mobs below 50%) Infernal Wrath (- 5% power debuff)
                2. Dragonborn: +2 to any stats. Dragon Heritage (5% extra healing from spells and abilities). Dragonborn Fury (3% extra power and crit).
                3. Human: +2 to any stats. Versatile Defense (3% extra defense). Heroic Effort (3 extra heroic feats).

                Scourge Warlock Attribute / Ability Score Priority

                • Constituion > Charisma > Intelligence

                Scourge Warlock Rating / Stat Priority

                For stats in Neverwinter, aim to hit the hard/soft cap of your primary stat, then secondary and so forth. Try not to waste stats by going over the caps, and instead start gearing towards another stat.

                • Armor Penetration (Cap Resistance Ignored at 100%) > Power >Recovery > Life Steal > Crit (Caps at 100% / Alternatively keep crit low and get an Owlbear Cub)

                Scourge Warlock Paragon Paths & Powers

                Hellbringer is the current recommended paragon path for Scourge Warlock.

                hellbringer build

                Hellbringer – DPS Build

                Hellbringer DPS Combat Powers

                At-Wills: Hellish Rebuke – Eldritch Blast

                Class Features: No Pity, No Mercy – All Consuming Curse read more