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The age old question of “what class should I play?” has been plaguing gamers since the dawn of MMOs. It’s a common question, but after playing a class for 6 hours only to to realize its not the right fit, it’s an incredibly crucial decision to make at such an early stage of gameplay. In response to this issue, developer Allods Team has dropped a new blog post detailing Skyforge’s class system, which grants players access to several classes at the same time.




Now, class swapping isn’t anything inherently new to MMO’s, but traditionally character progress is independently tracked for each class. In Skyforge, Allods Team says a character’s progress will carry over across each class equally, making it easy for players to switch over to a class that better suits their play-style or the encounter. Individual abilities must still be unlocked for each class though, and while players can unlock initial class skills fairly quickly, they can spend additional time focusing on one particular class in order to tap into its full potential.

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To make things easy, at the start of Skyforge players can choose from three starter classes, the Lighbinder, Paladin and Cryomancer. From this point, players can progress towards five new intermediate or five new advance classes. Allods estimates it could take a player a few days to open up a new intermediate class like the Berserker, while an advance class such as the Gunner could take weeks. Changing between these unlocked classes can be done from anywhere, just as long as you aren’t in combat.

Allods Team says Skyforge’s class system should alleviate issues with filling certain roles for dungeons and can give a group the class flexibility it needs to tackle a particularly troublesome boss. Even in PvP, players will be able to swap from defensive to more offensively inclined classes as objectives change during a match.

For more details regarding Skyforge’s class system, be sure to check out our interview with the Skyforge devs from E3 here.

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  1. Bleh! on August 4, 2014

    I played Allods for about a year and can say it was the most cash shop based game. I remember how popular the game was ath launch, but over time the updates were “killing” the game.
    Rune system was absolutely expensive, lucky box events etc.
    Atm company only show videos and notes about the mechanics / gameplay / graphics of the game, and nothing about the economy, so …

  2. zzz@zzz.cn on August 3, 2014

    allods team = shit, not going to support russian greedy jews

  3. zzz@zzz.cn on August 3, 2014

    Ugly repetetive pay to win shit !

  4. zzz@zzz.cn on August 3, 2014

    PAY TO WIN boring shit

    • Josh on August 3, 2014

      It’s still in development and there has been no announcements of costs so chill out.

    • rexar on August 3, 2014

      whenever i see the name ” allods team ” i get a little bit afraid

      • mandodo69 on August 3, 2014

        I do too but, then I think and remember that Obsidian, known for KOTOR2, South Park The Stick Of Truth, Dungeon Siege III, Neverwinter Nights 2 and all expansions, Alpha Protocol, and Fallout: New Vegas.

        So I have faith in them.

        • mandodo69 on August 3, 2014

          *EDIT*

          “I do too but, then I think and remember that Obsidian, known for KOTOR2, South Park The Stick Of Truth, Dungeon Siege III, Neverwinter Nights 2 and all expansions, Alpha Protocol, and Fallout: New Vegas, has done well in the past.”

          So I have faith in them.

          Sorry for the incomplete sentence up top lol. πŸ˜‰

  5. Baldos on August 3, 2014

    Anyone playing this game? Is is populated? would like to try it..

    • Josh on August 3, 2014

      It’s still in development.

  6. TheDream on August 3, 2014

    “Allods Team says a character’s progress will carry over across each class equally”

    mmmh does that mean that every endgame characters will have every classes unlocked ? need some form of diversity please, inb4 everyone playing the same op class in pvp

    • Spunkify on August 3, 2014

      It means you will still need to unlock the skills for each class, but your character’s base stats will carry over to each class as you level up. So at say, level 30 you have 5000 hp and 100 attack, these stats carry over from class to class.

    • Skyless on August 3, 2014

      As spunk noted the, stats carry over. It doesn’t mean that when a high level unlocks a class it will be innately op, you still have to progress the classes skills individually.

      Even if there may be a powerhouse class, there will be more diversity, if you can interchange classes. You won’t have to “start over” to play a different class, so if you feel like making a change, you can just make the change.

  7. GMAlonzo on August 3, 2014

    This game is still alive?

    • rexar on August 3, 2014

      what are talking about man πŸ™‚ its still in development .

    • HyperionFluX on August 3, 2014

      They’re talking about the Allods creator’s new game Skyforge, this isn’t an expansion for Allods. But yes, Allods is still alive also.

    • girldodo69 on August 3, 2014

      Alive? The game is not even out yet? You mean just born?

      Dumbass.

      • Pewdiepie on August 3, 2014

        Just born? Allods Team use birth control.

        Dumbass chav.

        • girldodo69 on August 4, 2014

          What the hell is a “chav” ?

          I’m from America doofus I don’t know your gobboldeegook.

          • Pewdiepie on August 5, 2014

            Have you ever heard of Google? God you Americans are so stupid. Do you guys even study other languages? probably not because all i see from America is people setting theirself on fire. Stupid Americans.

          • girldodo69 on August 9, 2014

            I like to perform fellatio on overweight men at truck stops! Also Scott Sigurbjartsson is a little queer who thinks he can police the internet. I ain’t gone losers. You can’t ban what you can’t catch, stupid chavs.

        • Sniperman248 on August 5, 2014

          Your definitely not the original Pewdiepie so don’t use his name with such harsh words and slander you silly fan boy.

          • Pewdiepie on August 6, 2014

            You are right, i’m not Pewdiepie. I’m a Duck, but the the real question is how do you know? WAS IT THE BARRELS THAT TOLD YOU?

    • The Mountain on August 3, 2014

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      • sexswing on August 4, 2014

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  8. rexar on August 3, 2014

    this Class System looks very similar to the one in Final Fantasy X , looking forward to play this game

  9. Skyless on August 3, 2014

    So I can’t dual wield skills, but this is nice too I suppose. Might actually be better that way.

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