The Barbarian is a formidable melee combat class with mobility, buffs, and special weapon strikes.

A savage wanderer and mighty weapons expert. Survivors of the disaster that struck Mount Arreat, Barbarians use powerful weapons and brutal attacks to crush any opposition.


Skills: You can choose 1 primary attack and 4 skills to use at a time. Try out different combinations! You can switch anytime you are not in combat.

Skill Ranks: Skills can gain ranks to become more powerful. Ranks are gained automatically as you advance in levels. A special item called a Charm can also add skill ranks.

Primary Attack -- Launch a series of attacks that deal 2466 to 3551 damage with each hit. Every third hit heals you for 15% of damage done.

BLOOD AND RAGE: Enhance Lacerate for 12 sec, increasing its healing to 20% of damage done on each attack, increasing its range, and causing every third attack to knock enemies away. You also gain a shield that absorbs damage equal to 20% of your max Life for 3 sec.

Primary Attack -- Launch a frenzied attack for 2280 damage. Each hit increases Frenzy's attack speed by 8% for 3 sec, stacking up to 5 times.

RESTLESS DEMON: Enhance Frenzy for 12 sec, allowing movement while attacking and unhindered movement through enemies, granting Stun immunity, and increasing attack speed as if fully stacked. You also gain a shield that absorbs damage equal to 20% of your max Life for 3 sec.

Unleash a powerful attack that deals 2217 damage to all enemies in front of you, and causes them to Bleed for 2220 damage over 3 sec. Max 3 charges. Cooldown: 9 sec.

Call forth a massive hammer which smashes enemies in front of you for 2959 damage and shakes the earth itself, dealing 588 additional damage over 2 sec. Cooldown: 12 sec.

Hurl 3 chained spears that deal 1736 damage and then return, dragging impaled enemies back to you and dealing another 434 damage. Cooldown: 10 sec.

Become a whirlwind of steel, continually striking all nearby enemies for 836 damage while moving at 70% reduced speed. Using Whirlwind slowly consumes its energy, which recovers while Whirlwind is not in use. Cooldown: 0.5 sec.

Increase your movement speed by 50% for 4.5 sec. While active, you may move unhindered through enemies and you are immune to movement impairing effects. Cooldown: 8 sec.

Charge forward, knocking away all enemies in your path an dealing 2620 damage. Max 3 charges. Players may only be affected once every 3 sec by this skill. Cooldown: 9 sec.

Leap to a location, dealing 2604 damage to all nearby enemies when you land and reducing their movement speed by 50% for 4 sec. Each full life enemy struck by Leap will reduce Leap's cooldown by 1 sec. Cooldown: 12 sec.

Release a ferocious shout that forces nearby monsters to attack you. Also deals 1614 damage to all nearby enemies and reduces their damage done by 30%. Lasts 8 sec. Cooldown: 16 sec.

Stomp the ground, Stunning nearby enemies for up to 1.5 sec and dealing 2589 damage. Charging longer increases range and duration up to 3 sec. Cooldown: 9 sec.

Enter a berserker rage that increases your attack speed by 50% and movement speed by 20% for 6.5 sec. Cooldown: 30 sec.

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