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All classes in Dark and Darker, explained

Choose your class carefully.

Dark and Darker puts you in the boots of an adventurer, diving into its darkest dungeons and trying to escape with loot and your life. Before you begin your adventure, you must select a class. This will determine your playstyle, including what items you can use and how you fight. This may leave you wondering what classes are in Dark and Darker.

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All Dark and Darker classes

There are six classes for Dark and Darker during the alpha playtest. These are iconic classes from Dungeons & Dragons and other fantasy titles. Each one plays differently, having different skills and attributes. Here are all classes in Dark and Darker.


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  • Well-rounded
  • Can use most items
  • Has a Sprint ability
  • Depends on gear


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  • High health
  • Uses 2-handed weapons
  • Slow movement
  • Slow attack speed


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  • Uses bow and arrows
  • Has a tracking ability
  • Can set traps
  • Limited options for melee weapons

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  • High movement speed
  • Quick attack speed
  • Moves silently
  • Low health


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  • Can cast powerful magic
  • Can wield magical weapons
  • Low physical damage
  • Low health


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  • Can cast healing magic
  • Strong against Undead
  • Slow attack speed
  • Low damage bonus

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Justin has been diving into fantasy worlds since he can remember. He is a certified nerd who has a deep love of reading, writing, and hiking. He has been writing since his college days, but specifically in gaming for two years. His favorite games are The Legend of Zelda, Pokémon, Hollow Knight, Celeste, and Banjo Kazooie.

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