Best classes to pick when starting Diablo Immortal

You have to start somewhere.

Diablo Immortal is Blizzard's mobile entry in the series, and it has many familiar features and mechanics. A major one is the class system. This may leave you wondering what the best classes to pick in Diablo Immortal are and which one you should start with.

Which class should I start with in Diablo Immortal?

There are six total classes in Diablo Immortal—Crusader, Barbarian, Monk, Wizard, Demon Hunter, and Necromancer. The easiest classes, to begin with, are the Barbarian or the Necromancer. Here are the pros and cons of each class.

Barbarian

The Barbarian is a melee close that can dish out massive damage. It can also withstand a lot of damage, acting as a tank and warrior. Additionally, the Barbarian's Lacerate ability allows them to heal while dealing damage.

  • Pros:
    • Easy to learn
    • High Durability
    • Great AoE damage
  • Cons:
    • Long cooldowns
    • Melee only
    • Suffers at single-target damage

Crusader

The Crusader fills out multiple roles with abilities mixing melee and ranged attacks. This class has its foot in the tank, mage, and warrior role, meaning it is quite versatile. The Crusader excels at dealing with large crowds of enemies.

  • Pros:
    • Great crowd control
    • High durability
    • Good in a team
  • Cons:
    • Long cooldowns
    • Suffers at single-target damage
    • Low mobility

Related: Who do you play as in Diablo Immortal?

Demon Hunter

The Demon Hunter is a mobile ranged class that uses its weapons and traps together. This includes turrets, mines, and other skills that let them damage the enemy from afar. Additionally, the Demon Hunter can use its knockback abilities to keep the enemy away.

  • Pros:
    • High damage output
    • Excels at single-target damage
    • Traps are powerful
  • Cons:
    • Low durability
    • Not the best at supporting team
    • Can get swarmed

Monk

The Monk is a melee attacker that focuses on mobility and inflicting high damage. Many of their attacks and abilities reposition themselves or the enemy on the battlefield. You will need to use a hit-and-run style tactic and stay moving as the Monk.

  • Pros:
    • Short cooldowns
    • Highly Mobile
    • Strong team support
  • Cons:
    • Not beginner-friendly
    • Low durability
    • Suffers at single-target damage

Necromancer

The Necromancer is a summoner class that uses undead minions to protect itself and damage enemies. The Necromancer can put out great damage but is squishy in comparison. This class will be more powerful as you learn to utilize your minions.

  • Pros:
    • Easy to use
    • Great AoE damage
    • Minions can tank and deal damage
  • Cons:
    • Reliant on minions
    • Low durability
    • Low mobility

Wizard

The Wizard is the iconic ranged spellcaster, excelling at dealing damage from afar. As a Wizard, you will want to avoid getting close to enemies, but if this occurs, you can escape using a teleport or protect yourself with magical armor and buffs.

  • Pros:
    • Great AoE damage
    • Highly mobile
    • Great crowd control
  • Cons:
    • Long cooldowns
    • Low durability
    • Suffers at single-target damage

Each class has its strengths and weaknesses, so you should try them all out before deciding on one. Diablo Immortal is free to play, meaning you are free to test each class out. If you need help downloading and installing Diablo Immortal, we've got you covered as it is available on multiple platforms and the process can be confusing.

For more information on Diablo Immortal, check out Is Diablo Immortal pay to win? and Can you change servers in Diablo Immortal? on Pro Game Guides.

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